Tag: winners

Lowe: Winners and losers in the wildest NBA week ever

7:58 AM ET OK, so that happened. We just experienced the wildest week ever in the NBA. We’ve covered the big stories already: Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, Brooklyn’s coup, New York’s disappointment, the Lakers going 1-for-2 on star-chasing. Let’s zoom further out and scan the league’s remade terrain. Winner: Kawhi Leonard and the (temporary?)…

Bank of Canada names winners of women’s scholarship award

The Bank of Canada marked International Women’s Day by announcing the 2018-2019 recipients of its Master’s Scholarship Award for Women in Economics and Finance. This award, first announced in September 2017, is designed to attract and advance women in the core areas of the Bank’s work, where they are under-represented. A $ 10,000 scholarship is…

Social media’s misinformation battle: No winners, so far

By Barbara OrtutayThe Associated Press Sat., Nov. 3, 2018 NEW YORK—Facebook and other social platforms have been fighting online misinformation and hate speech for two years. With the U.S. midterm elections just a few days away, there are signs that they’re making some headway, although they’re still a very long way from winning the war.…

NFL trade deadline winners, losers

5:32 PM ET Before we get to the NFL trade deadline “Winners and Losers,” let’s pause for a second to consider that we’re all winners here. The NFL’s decision a couple of years ago to move the trade deadline back two weeks has turned it from a big nothing into a fun something. There are…

The 10 least-deserving NHL award winners of the last 20 years

4:16 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Sir Arthur Conan Doyle once wrote of hindsight that “it is easy to be wise after the event,” which is why I’ll never be too hard on Robert Downey Jr. making a vastly inferior sequel to his “Sherlock Holmes” because, hey, it probably seemed like a good idea at the…