Photo by Ken Blaze The Browns' offseason was highlighted by the selection of quarterback Baker Mayfield at No. 1 overall in April's draft. The Browns — winners of one of their last 35 games — were NFL Films' "No. 1 pick" for the 2018 season of "Hard Knocks."New addition Jarvis Landry considers himself "the most complete receiver" in the NFL.Jabrill Peppers should be playing closer to the line of scrimmage in 2018, rather than appearing as if he's returning punts.That's just a sampling of the headlines from one day of organized team activities in Berea.Yes, it's that time of year.We've progressed from Silly Season (the months leading up to the draft, when misinformation is more prevalent than legitimate buzz) to Optimism Season.The latter is also true for the business side of the Browns' front office.David Jenkins — who on May 8 was named the Browns' executive vice president and chief operating officer — told us the team is outpacing its … [Read more...] about Browns’ COO says exciting offseason has put team ahead of pace in season-ticket sales
SPRINGFIELD — Tickets are still available for BusinessWest’s 12th annual 40 Under Forty Gala, a celebration of 40 young business and civic leaders in Western Mass. The lavish cocktail party, to be held on Thursday, June 21, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, will feature butlered hors d’oeuvres, food stations, and entertainment — and, of course, the presentation of the class of 2018, profiled in the April 30 issue of BusinessWest and also available at businesswest.com. Also, the fourth Continued Excellence Award honoree will be announced. Tickets cost $75 per person, and a few tables of 10 are still available. For more information, call (413) 781-8600, ext. 100, or e-mail [email protected] The 40 Under Forty sponsors include PeoplesBank (presenting sponsor), Northwestern Mutual (presenting sponsor), Isenberg School of Management, the MP Group, Mercedes-Benz of Springfield, Health New England, renew.calm, Development Associates, and YPS of … [Read more...] about Tickets Still Available for 40 Under Forty Gala
Tanya Wildt Detroit Free Press Published 11:55 p.m. UTC May 25, 2018 DETROIT — A Detroit area man's lottery strategy doesn't seem so odd anymore after he won $2 million on a Michigan Lottery instant ticket. The 22-year-old, who chose to remain anonymous, told the Michigan Lottery he likes playing instant games but buys only odd-numbered tickets. His strategy paid off when he purchased a Diamond Dazzler scratchoff ticket in the Detroit suburb of Southgate, Mich. "The Diamond Dazzler game is my favorite, so I asked the clerk what number the ticket was. When she said '21,' I told her I wanted it," he told the Michigan Lottery. "I scratched it off in the store, and when I saw it was a winner I looked at the clerk and then at my buddy who was with me and ran out to my car." When he collected his prize Wednesday at state lottery offices in Lansing, he opted to take a one-time lump sum payment of about $1.3 million, which he said he will use to buy … [Read more...] about Odd strategy helps man win $2 million on instant lotto ticket
No, the Pioneer Press doesn’t have a foolproof blueprint to winning the Minnesota Lottery. We do, however, have the when, where and how of 25,000 tickets that won lucky gamblers $600 or more. So if you believe history repeats itself, these data tidbits could help you become the next Minnesota Lottery winner — or not. WHEN? March is the most popular month for lottery winners to claim their winnings, suggesting that the beginning of the year has been either the best time or the most popular time to buy a winning lottery ticket. Apparently, people want to start and end the year a little richer: since 2008, nearly 150 tickets have been claimed each on December 30 and January 4, according to data analysis. Lottery winnings are also increasing. In 2017, Minnesotans claimed nearly 75 percent more $600 tickets than 10 years ago. The number has been on the rise ever since a slight dip in 2009. WHERE? Yes, Minneapolis and St. Paul retailers came in at No. 1 and 2 in selling the most … [Read more...] about We’ve got the numbers on the lottery. You might want to buy a ticket in Solway, MN.
CICERO – A convenience store in Cicero sold a $500,000 winning ticket in the May 21 Lucky Day Lotto evening drawing, according to an Illinois Lottery news release. The winning Lucky Day Lotto Quick Pick ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, 3446 S. Austin Blvd., and matched all five numbers – 4, 11, 15, 17 and 45 – to win the prize, the release stated. The Illinois Lottery urges the lucky winner to call the player hotline at 1-800-252-1775 or visit one of the lottery’s five prize centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Fairview Heights, Rockford or Springfield. Winners have one year from the original drawing date to claim their prize, according to the release. … [Read more...] about Cicero 7-Eleven sells $500,000 Illinois Lottery ticket