Buffalo Bills’ Sammy Watkins Poised to Become Elite NFL Receiver in 2015


Expectations for Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins were mighty high in his rookie season, in no small part because the Bills surrendered their 2015 first-round draft pick for a chance to snag the Clemson product in the opening round of last year's draft. Then-Buffalo head coach Doug Marrone was reportedly irked by the move to land Watkins, per ESPN's Adam Schefter, which could have only served to pile more pressure on Sammy's shoulders. Watkins caught 65 passes for 982 yards and six touchdowns Read more [...]

Barcelona Defender Marc Bartra Could Become Spain Regular After Late Call-Up


Marc Bartra received some good news on Monday night, when Vicente del Bosque gave him the call to join up with the Spanish national team. Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos had to drop out of the coach's plans because of a soleus muscle problem in his right leg, per SPORT. Bartra became the sixth Barcelona player in the Spain squad, although he is easily the least experienced. Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets, Pedro Rodriguez, Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba all have plenty of tournament experience under their Read more [...]

Burger King Might Be About to Become a Canadian Company


Burger King may soon announce a whopper of a deal aimed at lowering its taxes by moving the 60-year-old company’s base outside the U.S., according to a new report. Citing unnamed sources, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that Burger King Worldwide Inc. was “in talks” to buy Canadian donut chain Tim Hortons. The move would allow the hamburger establishment to reincorporate in Canada. Though legal, the practice known as tax inversion has been criticized in some government circles Read more [...]

American Ebola patients become serum test subjects


There is no vaccine or proven treatment for patients stricken with Ebola, but two ailing Americans who were infected with the deadly virus while working in the West African nation of Liberia have become test subjects for an experimental serum that they received with the help of two U.S….
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Nets reach agreement with Hollins to become coach (Yahoo Sports)


The Brooklyn Nets reached an agreement in principle Wednesday with Lionel Hollins to become their coach, moving quickly after the departure of Jason Kidd. The deal with the former Memphis Grizzlies coach comes two days after the Nets made a trade with Milwaukee to allow Kidd out of his contract so the Bucks could hire him. Nets general manager Billy King and his assistants then met with Hollins on Monday night and again Tuesday before agreeing to the deal. ''I want to thank the Nets ownership Read more [...]

Verizon’s Chief Talent and Diversity Officer Discusses What It Takes to Become a Successful Leader


Ever wonder what it takes to ascend the company ranks and become a strong, effective leader?  Magda Yrizarry, Verizon’s chief talent and diversity officer, works every day to identify and develop leaders, and took time this week to share her thoughts on leadership and career growth during Proud to be Latina’s EmPower Hour. Proud to be Latina is a personal and professional development network that educates, empowers and encourages Latinas to rise to their full potential. On a conference call Read more [...]

Tom Albanese set to become the chief executive of Vedanta Resources


Over a year after being ushered out of Rio Tinto for one too many bad acquisitions, Albanese has made a surprise moveTom Albanese's six years as chief executive of Rio Tinto mean he's rich enough not to have to work again. For much of that period, the entire world of big mining paid itself as if there was no tomorrow. But Albanese is back: 14 months after being ushered out of Rio after one acquisition too many turned bad, he will become chief executive of Vedanta Resources, the Indian-based miner.Vedanta, Read more [...]