Sport

Gardner Minshew prepares to compete with Trevor Lawrence, in a unique way

Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew approaches his third NFL season with the same mindset he brought to his first two — he wants to be the starter. The fact that the 2020 Jags lost fifteen in a row after a Week One win, allowing the team to take quarterback Trevor Lawrence with the first pick in […]

Lifestyle

Yotam Ottolenghi’s oven chips with oregano and feta

These are inspired by some chips I ate in George Calombaris’s Melbourne-based restaurant, Jimmy Grants, when I was in Australia judging on MasterChef. I’d heard great things, but my high expectations were still exceeded. Eat these chips as they are, as a side to some fish or meat and with a simple salad, or with […]

Business

NAB in talks to buy Citi’s Australia consumer unit

National Australia Bank Ltd (NAB.AX), the country’s third-largest lender, said on Tuesday it was in talks with Citigroup Inc (C.N) to potentially buy the U.S. bank’s Australian consumer business. Citi had said in April it would exit consumer businesses in 13 markets, including Australia, China and India, as part of a turnaround strategy to bring […]

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Tiger at Texas sanctuary declared world’s oldest by Guinness World Records

A tiger living at a Texas sanctuary was declared by Guinness World Records as the oldest living tiger in captivity at the age of 25 years and 319 days old. Guinness World Records said Bengali, a tiger that came to the Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary in Tyler in 2000, was confirmed to be the oldest […]

Sport

How much money does Aaron Rodgers want? (A lot of it)

The recent non-news news that the Packers offered quarterback Aaron Rodgers a five-year contract that would make him the highest-paid player in football omitted (as did the original reporting on the topic) key information regarding guarantees and structure. Rodgers wants to be paid in a way that breaks the team’s current one-year-at-a-time flexibility as to […]

Business

Local Olympics organisers face uninsured loss from spectator ban

The local Tokyo Olympics organising committee is unlikely to get much of an insurance pay-out due to lost ticket sales from a ban on spectators, after using up much of its event cancellation policy on postponement costs last year, insurance sources say. The Olympics will take place without spectators in host city Tokyo, organisers said […]

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Kitten rescued from car undercarriage after running onto highway

A kitten spotted running in the middle lane of a New Jersey highway was rescued from inside the undercarriage of a car that stopped to help the feline. The Plainsboro Township Police Department said a woman was driving on Route 1 when a kitten darted out into the lane ahead of her. The woman stopped […]

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Patrick Chung: Bill Belichick won’t let Patriots’ culture change, even without Tom Brady

Patrick Chung played 10 years for the Patriots with Tom Brady as a teammate, and then he played his final NFL season last year on the Patriots without Brady. And he says Brady’s absence doesn’t change the Patriots’ culture. Chung said he doesn’t buy the idea that the team’s culture is different without Brady, according […]

Lifestyle

Bagna cauda – raw vegetables with hot anchovy dip by Richard Olney

“It’s very messy,” says Lulu [Peyraud, winemaker of the famous Tempier estate]. “It is best eaten out-of-doors and it has to be eaten standing up, with the apéritif. Each time one dips a vegetable into the sauce, a piece of bread must be held beneath the dripping vegetable between the pot and the mouth. You […]