It's So Cold, You Might Be Allergic to It

January 10, 2018

(Credit: David Stuart Productions/Shutterstock) On a freezing morning in January, my boyfriend had just emerged from the icy waters of Lake Michigan along with hundreds of others who had just participated in the annual Polar Plunge. He was frozen to the bone, but so was everyone else. There was, however, something distinct about my boyfriend’s experience — the extreme cold triggered a new, mysterious allergy that would linger for years….

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Arrest won't keep Mayfield from combine invite

January 10, 2018

11:28 AM ET Baker Mayfield was a unique talent and a polarizing personality in college football. Is he ready to make a similar impact in the NFL? The Browns have enough draft capital and cap space to find a long-term solution at quarterback. With other big decisions looming across the league, NFL Nation reporters assess every team’s top priority. The Browns have the most draft capital, with two of the…

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SMB Spotlight: A Little Love From Mastercard For More To Love Yoga

January 10, 2018

By PYMNTS What does it take to succeed as a small or medium-sized business (SMB)? More than a good idea, more than passion, more than hard work, long hours or even good luck: As with many ventures, you’ve got to spend money to make money, and SMBs don’t always have the resources or the time to determine where those resources are best spent. Mastercard and Bank of America know it’s…

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Why The Gap Needs Athleta To Stay Fit

January 10, 2018

By PYMNTS When Gap bought Athleta in 2008 for $150 million, the move didn’t cause much of a stir — beyond being considered a hedge play by the retailer against the exploding popularity of Canadian athleisure brand lululemon, which debuted its initial public offering (IPO) in 2007. Athleta was founded by Scott Kerslake in the early 90s after a bike trip with female friends introduced him to a problem he…

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Universal Thread Is Latest In Target’s Private Label Strategy

January 10, 2018

By PYMNTS Beginning in February, Target will have a new lifestyle clothing brand for women featuring lots of denim and even lower prices than its current women’s apparel lines. The private label line, Universal Thread, will include tops, dresses, accessories and shoes priced between $5 and $39.99, retail news source RetailDIVE reported. The assortment includes fashion and casual wear and ranges in size from 00 through 26W. Why denim? Target…

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Short's record 122* sets up Hurricanes' fourth straight win

January 10, 2018

Hobart Hurricanes 4 for 179 (Short 122*, McDermott 19, Cutting 2-27) beat Brisbane Heat 8 for 176 (Heazlett 45, McCullum 33, Boyce 2-23) by three runs D’Arcy Short made the highest score in BBL history and took 1 for 20 from four overs, yet it was only just enough for Hobart Hurricanes to squeeze past the Brisbane Heat by three runs. Short was magnificent. His 122 not out from just…

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Reports: Seahawks fire OC Bevell after 7 years

January 10, 2018

8:16 AM ET Brady HendersonESPN The Seattle Seahawks have fired offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell after seven seasons, according to multiple reports. Bevell was informed of the decision Tuesday night, according to ProFootballTalk, which first reported his dismissal. The Seahawks have not announced Bevell’s firing, though the move would not be unexpected. Coach Pete Carroll left the door open for potential coaching changes when he said after the season that the…

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Trump Towers To Debut In Gurgaon, “Tremendous Demand”, Say Developers

January 10, 2018

Gurgaon: After launching the Trump Towers in Kolkata last year, its Indian developers on Wednesday announced that sale of houses in a 600-feet-tall residential development here will commence soon. The project at the prime Golf Course Extension Road is the fourth of its kind in India after Pune, Mumbai and Kolkata. “Despite sluggishness in the luxury residential market in India, the project has smashed all sales records,” M3M India and…

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