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Jimmy Butler’s distrust of the Bulls, explained

Good morning. We have that and more in Wednesday’s NBA newsletter.<p>Good morning. Let’s basketball.<p>Paul Flannery and I worked through the Chicago Bulls' issues in this week's F&Z. Even if you strip away the drama stemming from Rajon Rondo's displeasure with ... well, everything, there's a problem …

NBA

How Safe Is Social Security?

If you watch or read the news on a regular basis, chances are you've seen a headline or two to the effect of "Social Security is going broke." If you're a retiree collecting a Social Security check, or if you're a worker hoping Social Security will still be around when you get older, then the …

NFL Playoff Picture 2017: AFC, NFC Championship Odds and Super Bowl Scenarios

The matchups for NFL conference championships have been set, folks. We're down to just four teams with a shot at Super Bowl LI, and that number will be down to two by the end of next Sunday night.<p>The divisional matchups proved to be a lot more competitive than the previous round of postseason …

NFL

Growing number of Americans are retiring outside the US

Newly widowed, Kay McCowen quit her job, sold her house, applied for Social Security and retired to Mexico. It was a move she and her husband, Mel, had discussed before he passed away in 2012.<p>"I wanted to find a place where I could afford to live off my Social Security," she said. "The weather here …

Retirement

1 Thing Every Top 25 College Basketball Team Is Thankful For

The holiday season is upon us, a time for people to reflect on what they have and how grateful they are for those things. This applies to college basketball teams as much as it does for anything else, because they've benefited from plenty of good fortune in their own ways.<p>Using the latest …

College Sports

A Battle to Change Medicare Is Brewing, Whether Trump Wants It or Not

WASHINGTON — Donald J. Trump once declared that campaigning for “substantial” changes to Medicare would be a political death wish.<p>But with Election Day behind them, emboldened House Republicans say they will move forward on a years-old effort to shift Medicare away from its open-ended commitment to …

Health Care

Barack Obama could run for Congress, become Speaker of the House.

Ohio congressman Tim Ryan is campaigning to replace Nancy Pelosi as the House minority leader. In an interview with the <i>Washington Post</i>, he argued …

Barack Obama

President Obama Gets 'Choked Up' While Giving Ellen DeGeneres the Highest Civilian Honor

President Barack Obama just reminded us why Ellen DeGeneres is such an icon.<p>On Tuesday night, the president awarded 21 Americans the Presidential …

Michael Jordan

Trump picks Priebus as White House chief of staff, Bannon as top adviser

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump named two top advisers to his administration Sunday, tapping Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus to be his new chief of staff and Steve Bannon, the Trump campaign CEO and executive chairman of Breitbart News, as chief strategist and senior counselor.<p>"Steve and Reince are …

Donald Trump

Trump claims astounding victory as America's 45th president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters' economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on …

Donald Trump

Here's What Steven Yeun Has to Say About The Walking Dead Premiere

Spoilers, obviously.<p>For the past six months, fans of <i>The Walking Dead</i> have been on the edge of their seats, waiting to find out who Negan was going to kill on the highly anticipated season seven premiere. On Sunday, they finally got their answer — and the TV world lost not one, but two, of its most …

5 things smart people never pay full price for

Either way, there are certain things successful people simply don't pay full price for.<p>Here are some of the top things that rich people and celebrities avoid spending their money on.<p>1. Cars<p>According to Brian Davis, real estate investor with Spark Rental, successful people never pay full price for …

Real Estate

The 25 schools that make the most money in college sports

It is no secret that big-time college sports is a big-money business, and last year no school made more money from its athletics program than Texas A&M University.<p>In all, there are now 24 schools that make at least $100 million annually from their athletic department, according to data collected …

College Sports

Darren Sproles always has been difficult to defend. Just ask Mason Foster.

Darren Sproles is in his 12th NFL season, and he isn’t getting any easier to defend. Just ask Mason Foster, who hasn’t forgotten about the time he was tasked to stop Sproles during his rookie season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.<p>Sproles, 33, was with the New Orleans Saints then in 2011. During the …

Fantasy Football

High school teams in Washington are forfeiting rather than play school with NFL-sized talent

In its first three games, Archbishop Murphy’s football team outscored its opponents 170-0. Now opponents of the Everett, Wash., private school powerhouse aren’t even trying to beat them.<p>Literally.<p>With the latest opponent forfeiture, this one coming Wednesday by Granite Falls High, the Wildcats will …

High School

Lil Wayne: the tragic decline of a hip-hop trailblazer

As he prepares to release a memoir, Gone ’Til November, we look back at the New Orleans rapper’s career – from giving Drake his big break to becoming the voice of Katrina and his ongoing Cash Money legal battle<p>I can’t say I wrote the book on Lil Wayne but I did write <i>a</i> book. This was in late 2010, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Here's just how big $14.5 billion is to Apple

The European Union announced on Monday that Ireland gave Apple an illegal sweetheart deal on its taxes.<p>This means that Ireland will be forced to collect 13 billion euros in unpaid tax from Apple — or about $14.5 billion. Apple plans to appeal the ruling.<p>Apple is the world's most valuable company, …

European Union

Muhammad Ali's Real Legacy: True Patriotism

Although it is customary to say nice things about a person who has died, Muhammad Ali has been rightly commended for not only his superb boxing career but also his principled opposition to the then-popular Vietnam War. Unlike later chairborne hawks, such as Bill Clinton and Dick Cheney, Ali did not …

Vietnam War

How to become a millionaire by retirement

Almost anyone can become a millionaire if they make a commitment to save early in their career and stick with it over several decades.<p>Savvy investors will be helped along by employer contributions and tax breaks and will skillfully avoid high fees that reduce investment returns.<p>Here's how to save …

Retirement

4 Roth IRA tips that could earn you thousands

IRAs were already very useful accounts for retirement savings when Roth versions of them were introduced as part of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. The key feature of Roth IRAs can make a big difference in your retirement savings — especially if you use the Roth in smart ways. Here are four Roth …

Retirement

America's Poor Roads Have Nothing to Do With Millennial Driving Habits

Despite what Standard & Poor's might suggest.<p>Standard & Poor's, that enabler of the subprime mortgage crisis, has now offered its standard poor assessment of the U.S. infrastructure crisis. In a new report, S&P submits that declining driving trends among Millennials are having a “profound effect” …

Researchers detail what a Rockstar energy drink does to your body

If you thought energy drinks were little more than sugar water, scientists from<p>Mayo Cliniccan assure you that they really do pack a punch.<p>A team of cardiovascular researchers at the esteemed clinic in Rochester, Minn., reported that a single can of Rockstar energy drink can boost your blood …

7 Simple Strategies To Retire Early

<b>“I’m never going to be able to retire.”</b><p>Have you ever mumbled this to yourself?<p>If you have, you’re not alone.<p>Over 1/3 of all Americans don’t believe they’ll have enough money to live off of in retirement. Ouch.<p>With all the pessimistic view on retirement, then how in the blue blazes are there …

Retirement

The First Nikon Lenses You Should Buy

After more than 16 hours of new research, we’ve found the best lenses to start building a collection for your Nikon DSLR. Whether you’re looking to …

Cameras

Faith, Family and Fun

Have a little Faith<p>Welcome to Jesus Daily®, where you can learn how to accept Jesus Christ as your Savior, read daily devotionals, learn about God, …

Faith