What was behind the Butler trade, and what each team does now – ESPN

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1:00 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Pivotal offseasons sneak up on exciting young teams — especially with the salary cap expected to flatten after an unprecedented two-year bubble that warped the league. The young pup Wolves were about to become expensive. Zach LaVine and Andrew Wiggins become eligible for extensions […]

Could Travis Kalanick be like Steve Jobs, and run Uber once again? – Washington Post

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Travis Kalanick, former chief executive of Uber. (Wang Zhao/Agence France-Presse) The resignation of Uber’s Travis Kalanick this week punctuated an unusually steep fall for a highflying chief executive. But the emergence of an employee petition calling for his return — combined with his outsize voting power on a board that still includes longtime allies — […]

The Washington Post’s Turnaround Shows Amazon’s Success Is No Accident – Motley Fool

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When Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) founder and CEO Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post in 2013 for $250 million, he turned a lot of heads. Many asked: “What could Bezos want with one of the nation’s foremost broadsheets in an era when the newspaper business is saddled with losses? Would it lead to mass layoffs, or distract him from Amazon?” Nearly […]