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Utah unemployment dips below 2% for 1st time as labor becomes ‘precious commodity’

The Department of Workforce Services in Taylorsville is pictured on April 15, 2021. Utah’s unemployment rate hit a record low of 1.9% in April, according to a report issued Friday. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Utah labor officials reported Friday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate …

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WWE suspends Sasha Banks, Naomi for Monday Night Raw walkout

Sasha Banks and Naomi are paying the price for walking out on “Monday Night Raw” earlier this week. WWE announced on “Friday Night SmackDown” that their women’s tag team champions have been “suspended indefinitely” and stripped of their titles after refusing to wrestle in the main event six-pack challenge match and that a tournament will …

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Deion Sanders refuses to take Nick Saban’s call after ‘lies’

The coach-on-coach verbal violence continues. Deion Sanders will not pick up the phone if Nick Saban calls, after he said the Alabama coach spewed public “lies” Wednesday, when he claimed Jackson State paid top prospect Travis Hunter $ 1 million to play for the Tigers. “I have not talked to coach Saban,” Sanders said in …

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Tom Brady allegedly snubbed Ryan Fitzpatrick for postgame handshake

It seems Nick Foles is not the only quarterback who may have been snubbed by a certain seven-time Super Bowl champ. Ryan Fitzpatrick, who has played for nine teams throughout his 17-season career, recently reflected on his favorite memories in the NFL during an appearance on the ESPN + series, “American Caddy,” claiming he had …

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Giants’ Daniel Jones focusing on learning new offense, not contract status

Of course he is. Of course Daniel Jones is aware of his standing with the Giants. He is the starting quarterback, once again, but his contract expires after the 2022 season, as his team did not pick up his fifth-year option. This means heading into a year of decision, Jones must convince a new general …

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Giants O-line coach Bobby Johnson notices mental ‘scar tissue’

It has become a rite of spring with the Giants. A new offensive line coach arrives, assesses the damage and tries to understand the fractured psyches of the players he inherits. After all, the offensive line has been a mess of a position group for nearly a decade. Bobby Johnson, hired by head coach Brian …

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Battlefield 2042 Killed My Favorite Game Mode, Which Sucks

Image: DICE As Battlefield 2042 continues to languish somewhere in the hell between “failed launch” and “whatever comes next”, developers DICE are making minor tweaks to the game in order to keep things running smoothly. Though I can not say I’m the biggest fan of their latest effort. When the game launched, it launched with …

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Even without Juan Soto, MLB trade market is well stocked

Last year’s trade deadline was a thrill-a-minute thanks to the Cubs and Nationals deciding late to sell, and having significant pieces to deal. It’s unlikely we can match a deadline where Max Scherzer, Trea Turner, both halves of Bryzzo (Kris Bryant / Anthony Rizzo) and so many other name players were dealt. The Nats look …

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