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Nike president Trevor Edwards resigns as company alludes to workplace issues

Nike president Trevor Edwards has resigned and will retire in August, the brand announced Thursday, moments after Nike sent out a company-wide email …

If You Want to Become a Multi-Millionaire, These Are the Top 3 Things You Must Sacrifice

You don't need to sacrifice everything, but these three actions will accelerate your success.<p>Over the years, I have learned the true meaning of sacrifice in order to achieve unbelievable wins for the growth of my company: You must be willing to be uncomfortable today in order to live a life of …

Self-improvement

How to Turn Google Maps Into Mario Kart

Back in 2014, Google teamed up with Nintendo to hide Pokémon across Maps and it was surprisingly fun—paving the way for <i>Pokémon Go</i>. Now, the two …

Amid L.A. chatter, LeBron James says there's no free-agency list

LOS ANGELES -- LeBron James says he has not prepared a list of potential free-agency destinations should he opt out of the final year of his contract …

Nas Reportedly Secures $40 Million From Investment In Doorbell Company

With all this talk of "King Of New York" going on it's only natural that one of the front-runners had to flex on em. While contemporaries Jay-Z, …

Southside Says Travis Scott's "Astroworld" Is "Another Level Of Music"

The evolution of Travis Scott has been fascinating to take in over the last few years. Starting off as a relatively underground artist, Travis …

Under Armour's COO Is Transforming the Company: What Investors Need to Know

<b>Under Armour</b> (NYSE: UAA)(NYSE: UA) surprised investors with better-than-expected revenue in its 2017 fourth quarter earnings report. While this was a …

Daymond John: Here's how much college matters for success

Daymond John has seen great success: He's the CEO and founder of clothing brand Fubu, an investor on ABC's "Shark Tank" and he recently launched a …

5 tricks you can use to improve your credit score

<b>You don’t have to be a credit expert to know that tactics like keeping your debt low and paying bills on time are proven ways to improve your FICO</b> …

Watch: “Shark Tank” judges reject the idea Amazon spent $1 billion on

In November 2013, an entrepreneur named Jamie Siminoff pitched his idea for a “smart doorbell” on the reality show <i>Shark Tank</i>. The show’s judges turned him down. Siminoff forged ahead with the concept, and this week we learned that Amazon is buying his company, Ring, for over $1 billion.<p>In his <i>Shark</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The future of startups isn't in New York or California — and I'm investing $150 million to prove it

A company that creates visibility systems for self-driving vehicles. An entrepreneur building high-tech greenhouses to cut distance from the produce supply chain. Sensors that drive energy savings by controlling air and heat in commercial buildings.<p>You might assume these efforts were born in a Palo …

Startups

What Black Panther can teach us about international relations

Let’s analyze Wakanda as if it were a real country.<p><i>Black Panther</i>, Marvel’s newest movie, is chiefly a metaphor.<p>Director Ryan Coogler uses an imaginary African country — Wakanda — that secretly possesses highly advanced technology as a vehicle for exploring issues surrounding racism, the ethical …

The night Stephen Curry scored 54 points at MSG and changed basketball forever

“It never crossed my mind that this individual would basically change the definition of what is and is not a quality shot in the NBA.”<p>Try to remember Stephen Curry in 2013: before the championships, before the worldwide acclaim, before the podium memes, before he was <i>Steph.</i><p>Picture him on this very …

Chevy Chase regularly made racist jokes to Donald Glover on 'Community' set, creator Dan Harmon says

Dan Harmon, the creator of the TV series “Community,” claims Chevy Chase would make racist jokes directed at Donald Glover while filming the show.<p>In an interview with The New Yorker, Harmon alleged Chase would make the remarks in an attempt to throw Glover off while filming the NBC comedy.<p>“Chevy …

Lonzo Ball Names His Top-5 Rappers Right Now

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball has caught plenty of backlash for his taste in music, most notably his claim that nobody listens to Nas anymore. …

50 Cent admits in bankruptcy document that he never actually owned any bitcoin

For future reference: 50 Cent apparently doesn’t deny reports that make him look good<p>50 Cent admitted that he did not, in fact, make $8 million in bitcoin by accepting the cryptocurrency as a form of payment for his album <i>Animal Ambition</i> back in 2014. In a Friday court document obtained by <i>The Blast</i><i>,</i> …

Nipsey Hussle on the Genius of Master P, Upcoming Joint Album With YG & Being the 'Tupac of His Generation'

For the record, Nipsey Hussle never once said that his ideas weren't wild and crazy. After a brief stint with Epic Records in 2010, Nipsey scoffed at …

A frequent flier reveals the 2 words that will always get you an upgrade to first class

British expat and New York Times best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe knows a thing or two about flying.<p>She told Bloomberg that she typically flies about 100,000 miles a year and has often managed to get herself bumped up from economy class without paying by deploying a two-word strategy.<p>Even when …

Virgin Atlantic

So This Is How Everyone Keeps Their White Sneakers So Clean

We've all been there: as soon as you get a new pair of white sneakers you're excited to wear them pretty much everywhere (because, hello, they go …

Joel McHale Says Everyone on 'Community' Knew Donald Glover's Reign Was Coming

Joel McHale kickstarted his career with a 12-year-long run of <i>The Soup</i>, a talk show that satirized (read: roasted to smithereens) everything in pop …

Jeremy Fiance, the 26-year-old founder of House Fund, ups his VC ambitions

A little less than two years ago, we reported on Jeremy Fiance, a then 24-year-old recent UC Berkeley graduate who’d just taken the wraps off his new firm, The House Fund. It had secured $6 million in capital commitments from an array of individual investors, many of them venture capitalists, to …

Watch fourth grade teacher welcome students to class with Black Panther handshake

What are those?! Awesome <i>Black Panther</i> handshakes, of course!<p>Upon its release last week, Marvel’s record-breaking superhero film has taken the country …

Jay-Z racked up an insane bar tab over the weekend

Jay-Z racked up an epic bar tab http://pge.sx/2oil3jn pic.twitter.com/vdjLMwFjbP<p>237 replies 1,103 retweets 3,456 likes<p>Jay Z tab at Playroom last …

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler pens letter to fans

331 replies 16,505 retweets 48,017 likes<p>Replying to @<b>MarvelStudios</b><p>We love you Ryan pic.twitter.com/Ssx3aP7TO0<p>1 reply 52 retweets 620 …

Daymond John's Rise and Grind Habits for a Successful Business and Life

The Shark investor shares his success secrets.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>Today you’re in for a real treat. I interviewed a friend of mine -- and king of dad jokes -- Daymond John. He was telling so many dad jokes that had me rolling, I didn’t even think we were going to be able to …

Entrepreneurship

Michelle Obama Makes Rare Twitter Appearance to Review Black Panther

Spoiler alert: she liked it.<p><b>Michelle Obama</b> has a very restrained social media presence these days. She’s tweeted less than 20 times in 2018 and almost <i>never</i> uses her platform for anything other than political statements and the occasional loving message to husband <b>Barack Obama</b>. She didn’t even post …

Destination LeBron - Where could King James land in free agency this summer?

Cavaliers Why LeBron would pick Cleveland I'm not sure if you're aware of this -- it hasn't been covered much during his 15 years in the NBA -- but …

The ‘Black Panther’ Revolution

Two years ago, Chadwick Boseman was in a movie called <i>Gods of Egypt.</i> It was not a very good movie. But in addition to its not-goodness, it also became …

This 'Shark Tank' Shark Always Flies Economy. Here's the Surprising Reason Why

All the money in the world--and an economy class ticket. Here's why.<p>The rich aren't like you and me.<p>They live in different neighborhoods.<p>Bill Gates says they need to pay more taxes (himself included).<p>When they own NBA teams, they actually want them to lose. (We're looking at you, Mark Cuban.)<p>And …