Amazon Prime Day Tops $3.5 Billion

Amazon Prime Day Tops $3.5 Billion

The sixth annual Amazon Prime Day surpassed $3.5 billion in sales from third party sellers, marking an increase of more than 60 percent from last year’s event, the web behemoth disclosed Thursday. The two-day event, held in 19 countries, was rescheduled from July to Oct. 13 to 14 due to the pandemic. More from WWD … Read more

Sleepers and underrated DFS options

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Are we having fun yet? I sure am! The most dedicated and passionate managers are as well, since they, too, find zeal in exploring the concepts and happenings occurring under the radar. While there are times your roster may allow for snoozing on sleepers, it’s always beneficial to keep tabs on emerging trends and players. … Read more

Chloe Wiegand’s grandfather pleads guilty in toddler’s cruise ship death, won’t serve time

Chloe Wiegand's grandfather pleads guilty in toddler's cruise ship death, won't serve time

The northern Indiana man who was holding his granddaughter when she fell from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship has pleaded guilty in the toddler’s death, reports the Indianapolis Star, a USA TODAY Network publication. According to a family attorney, Salvatore “Sam” Anello pleaded guilty Thursday in Puerto Rico to negligent homicide. He was holding 18-month-old … Read more

NBC stars protest over Trump’s dueling town hall against Biden

Mariska Hargitay, Ben Stiller and Sterling K. Brown are a few big names calling out NBC for the network's town hall with President Donald Trump. (Photo: Getty Images)

Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars are demanding NBC move Thursday night’s scheduled town hall with President Donald Trump. Ben Stiller, Amy Schumer, J.J. Abrams and Julianne Moore are among those outraged over the company’s decision to air the president’s event directly opposite former Vice President Joe Biden’s town hall on ABC. “This is not a partisan … Read more

Browns send "ill" Beckham home, QB Mayfield feeling better

Browns send "ill" Beckham home, QB Mayfield feeling better

Baker Mayfield's injured ribs aren't the only concern this week for the Cleveland Browns. Star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was sent home feeling ill on Thursday as coach Kevin Stefanski said the team acted out of caution because of COVID-19 concerns while preparing for this week's matchup against the unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers. Stefanski said … Read more

Lindsey Graham accused of ‘committing a crime in plain sight’ for soliciting donations amid senate hearing

Lindsey Graham accused of ‘committing a crime in plain sight’ for soliciting donations amid senate hearing

Senator asks Amy Coney Barrett if she hates little warm puppies (AP) Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham has been accused of violating federal election laws for using an intermission at the Supreme Court confirmation hearings to discuss campaign fundraising efforts and call for “help” from South Carolina voters against his Democratic opponent in the November … Read more

Sudan signs preliminary deal with GE to boost power provision

Sudan signs preliminary deal with GE to boost power provision

KHARTOUM, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The Sudanese government signed a memorandum of understanding with General Electric on Thursday aimed at increasing power generation by up to 470 megawatts (MW) as Sudan struggles to emerge from an economic crisis and long economic isolation. GE said in a statement it planned to deliver electricity to about 600,000 … Read more