CHAMPAIGN — A lone T-I-G-E-R-S chant rang throughout the sparsely populated Assembly Hall on Friday afternoon, but was met with silence from the mixed crowd of Missouri and Illinois fans.Colt Simpson, a junior at the University of Missouri and a member of the Antlers, was the man behind the chant and offered an easy explanation for why he was left out to dry.“The T-I-G chant, not a lot of people know about that,” Simpson said. “That’s more like an inside Antler thing.”Simpson, who joined the Antlers last year, made the hour and a half drive from Springfield to the Illinois campus to support the Tigers and make his presence known, chirping Illini players when they attempted free throws.He remained standing throughout the game, well after Missouri began to blow the doors off Illinois on the way to a 67-45 win. He has high hopes for freshman guard Akira Levy and listed junior guard Amber Smith as his favorite player, both of whom were essential to the … [Read more...] about Fan support (one, at least) follows Missouri to Champaign
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Business Day MAY 25, 2018 Here are 200 of the highest-paid chief executives in American business. The data comes from the Equilar 200 Highest-Paid CEO Rankings, which lists the compensation of 200 chief executives of public companies with annual revenue of at least $1 billion that filed proxies by April 30. Read an analysis by The New York Times on the state of C.E.O. pay here, and and take a close look at six pay packages that stand out here. Sort By Highest Pay Lowest Pay Increase in Compensation Revenue Highest Total Return Median Employee Pay Employee Pay Ratio Industry All Technology Services Industrial Goods Basic Materials Consumer Goods Healthcare Financial Utilities Company and chief executive Change2016-17 Compensation (in millions) Salary Bonus Perks Stock Options 2017 Company performance Revenue (bil.) Total return Employee Pay Median Pay CEO Pay Ratio Broadcom (AVGO) Hock E. Tan 2017 $103.2 +318% 2016 $24.7 … [Read more...] about The Highest-Paid C.E.O.s in 2017
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Day Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByAlan Rappeport May 6, 2018 WASHINGTON — At a rally in Michigan a little over a week ago, President Trump assured his supporters that he had kept his promise to abolish the Affordable Care Act — even though Congress had failed to repeal the Obama-era health law. “Essentially, we are getting rid of Obamacare,” Mr. Trump said, reminding a cheering crowd that the individual mandate that required most people to have health insurance or pay a penalty was scrapped as part of the Republican tax bill he signed into law last year. “Some people would say, essentially, we have gotten rid of it.” But despite Mr. Trump’s longstanding desire to unwind the signature legislative achievement of his predecessor, many parts of the Affordable Care Act remain in place. And the Trump administration … [Read more...] about Trump Says He Got Rid of Obamacare. The I.R.S. Doesn’t Agree.
View Comments Mitch Haniger hits tying eighth-inning homer and contributes another RBI in four-run ninth, 6-2 win Mitch Haniger hit a tying eighth-inning home run, which made the score 2-2, and the Mariners scored four runs in the ninth inning off relievers Keone Kela and Jake Diekman. Jean Segura gave Seattle the 4-2 lead with a two-run double, and Kyle Seager and Haniger followed with RBI singles. Edwin Diaz closed out the game in the bottom of the ninth. Felix Hernandez gave up four hits and two runs while striking out five and walking two in 5 1/3 innings. A D V E R T I S I N G | Continue reading belowMark Rzepczynski, Nick Vincent, Juan Nicasio and Diaz pitched scoreless ball the rest of the way. Segura and Haniger each had three hits as part of Seattle's 14-hit attack. The score was 2-1 Texas when Haniger hit a solo homer off Chris Martin in the eighth. The second game of the series is 5 p.m. PT Saturday, with James Paxton pitching opposite Bartolo Colon. Seattle is 10-8. … [Read more...] about Late rally gives Seattle win at Texas
In fourth grade, he admits misspelling the office his dad was just elected to By Mike Ward Published 4:47 pm, Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Andrew White, a Democratic candidate for governor, talks to a television reporter before an election watch party at Raven Tower, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Houston. Andrew White, a Democratic candidate for governor, talks to a television reporter before an election watch party at Raven Tower, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Houston. Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle Is Andrew White running for Texas 'govorner'? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery AUSTIN -- If he gets elected, maybe we'll just call him "Govorner" White. In announcing his plan Wednesday to pump more than $9 billion in additional state funding into … [Read more...] about Is Andrew White running for Texas ‘govorner’?