How the 1920s transformed American sports into today’s billion-dollar business

By the 1920s, American sport had become big business, a billion-dollar industry with “stars” created by the media and represented by professional agents and promoters. One of the pioneers of this new industry was radio revolutionary David Sarnoff, a young executive at the fledgling Radio Corporation of America, RCA. In the summer of 1921, Sarnoff had RCA broadcast, exclusively and ...

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Eight Dead As Storm Eunice Batters Europe – Television Channels

Pedestrians struggle against high winds as they cross The Millennium Bridge near St Paul’s Cathedral in central London on February 18, 2022 as Storm Eunice hits the country. Tolga Akmen / AFP Storm Eunice killed at least eight people in Europe on Friday, hitting Britain with record winds and forcing millions to shelter as it disrupted flights, trains and ferries ...

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Can you get a payday loan with a credit score of 550?

If your credit score is 550, you can only qualify for a personal loan. However, it is almost impossible to obtain large loans with low credit scores. This means you need to look for alternative financial solutions or improve your credit score. In this article, I will explain various things you need to know about getting a loan with a ...

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Top 3 Digital Fraud Prevention Trends for 2022

2021 has been another memorable year. Organizations that have implemented remote processes in response to the pandemic have spent the past year optimizing and strengthening their systems to ensure a positive and secure customer experience. However, with identity theft, payment fraud, phishing and other financial crimes at an all-time high, the job of digital security is never done. In this ...

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Jeff Koons’ Latest Collab With BMW Is Inspired By Pop Art

Jeff Koons on November 20, 2021 at Qatar Museums Gallery Al Riwaq in Doha, Qatar. Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Qatar Museums As the 21st century has continued to spiral, producing higher and higher ways for artists to engage with high-octane capital and creative collaborations, Jeff Koons has found a new way to raise eyebrows. On Thursday, BMW announced the launch ...

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Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, champion of Indigenous peoples, dies at 85

Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, who as a teenager was considered the first Indigenous woman to star in a feature film in Australia and later became an Indigenous rights activist, died on January 26 in Alice Springs, Australia. Northern Territory of Australia. She was 85 and lived in Utopia, an Aboriginal homeland. Her daughter, Ngarla Kunoth-Monks, said the cause was a stroke. His ...

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Yonhap News Summary | Yonhap News Agency

The following is the second summary of the main stories offered by Yonhap News Agency on Thursday. —————–(3rd LD) South Korea’s daily COVID-19 case count nears 100,000 on raging omicron SEOUL – South Korea’s daily COVID-19 cases topped 90,000 for the second straight day on Thursday to hit a new record high amid fears the peak of the current wave ...

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Simulate poverty in SFC | Local News

Farmington High School educators may not have woken up Friday wondering how they would keep the electricity going, how much they could get to pawn their kitchen appliances or how long they might have to spend in juvenile detention. But two hours into Friday’s professional development exercise in the Field House, a poverty simulation – coordinated by the East Missouri ...

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“Lights, audio, action!” a new podcast from the STLPR

Lights, Audio, Action! East produced in partnership with the Missouri Film Office and the Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship Program. “It’s an ideal mechanism for showcasing Missouri writers, directors, and actors,” notes Jade Harrell, STLPR’s director of on-demand and community partnerships. Each episode begins with director’s notes, providing the setting for the performance. Then it’s “quiet on set” as actors from ...

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Alexander Skarsgård talks to Kirsten Dunst about pleasure and pain

DUNST: What makes you happy? Czech beer? SKARSGÅRD: More Czech beer. DUNST: [To her son] Want to ask Alex what his favorite candy is? I will ask him. What is your favorite candy? SKARSGÅRD: That’s an excellent question. I like salty licorice. DUNST: Most people reading this probably think it’s so gross, but I love it too. SKARSGÅRD: It’s an ...

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