Evaluating the Raptors at the NBA Trade Deadline: Hollinger and Curren

As the February 9 NBA trade deadline approaches, the Toronto Raptors have emerged as one of the most formidable teams in the league. If they decide this team, 21-27 and 11 in the Eastern Conference heading into Monday’s games, doesn’t have a future and put up four of the most experienced rookies on the market, … Read more

2023 NFL Mock Draft: Texans and Raiders trade up for quarterbacks, Colts stay put and land QB at No. 4

Alabama • Jr • 6’0″ / 194 lbs Projected Team Houston PROSPECT RNK 3rd POSITION RNK 1st PAYDS 3328 RUYDS 185 INTS 5 TDS 36 Bryce Young might be historically undersized by successful NFL QB standards but we don’t care. He’s been that good for Alabama, dragging that team to victory just about every week. … Read more

The author of Ridsburg has released the third book, telling the story of life through action

John Gettings The Reedsburg-based author who tells her life and family stories through her work released her third book in December and launched the book Saturday in Wisconsin Dells. Rose Bingham, who lives with her husband of 64 years, Michael, in Reedsburg, has lived in the Dells for 22 years, and grew up in Maston. … Read more

Rodent DNA reveals black market fur trade

This article is from Hakai Magazine, an online publication about science and society in coastal ecosystems. Read more stories like this at hakaimagazine.com. The two massifs that make up the bulk of New Zealand – the North Island and the South Island – are less than 25 kilometers apart but they couldn’t be more different. … Read more

A new book highlights the history of Chinese immigrants in Napa Valley

A detailed discussion and celebration of the contributions of Chinese immigrants took place locally earlier this week — days before Sunday’s celebrations of the Year of the Rabbit. As part of the Napa County Historical Society Lecture Series, author John McCormick presented his new book, The Chinese in Napa Valley: The Forgotten Community That Built … Read more

D’Angelo Russell is giving the Wolves (and the NBA) something to think about as the trade deadline approaches

MINNEAPOLIS — D’Angelo Russell just saved the Timberwolves from what could have been a devastating loss to the struggling Toronto Raptors, his 3-pointer pounding a stark warning on the clock radio for a team that can’t seem to wake up until the second night from noon to noon. As he described the tingling that goes … Read more

The Pulse: Your Guide to Watching the NFL Weekend, the NBA’s trade buzz and unions

Start each morning with The Pulse in your inbox. Register here. good morning! Who wants sausage? Weekend viewing guide Sunday > Saturday It’s Friday. Have some texting, to check on plans for the weekend. Maybe your significant other wants to schedule something. Sacrifices must be made—in this case, an NFL playoff game or two. Ranking … Read more

Warriors Trade Scenarios: What I Hear About Jonathan Cuminga, James Wiseman, and More

BOSTON – The Golden State Warriors’ biggest deadline deal came during Bob Myers tenure three seasons ago. They turned on D’Angelo Russell in favor of Andrew Wiggins and the pick that became Jonathan Kuminga, getting rid of the luxury tax in the process. But that deal was executed when the Warriors had a 12-40 record, … Read more