SI says Deion Sanders was ‘easy choice’ as Sportsperson of the Year

Deion Sanders has been named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year — and some people think that’s bull junk (to use one of Coach Prime’s signature phrases). Stephen Curry received the honor last year after leading the Golden State Warriors to the NBA title for the fourth time. Tom Brady got the nod in 2021 … Read more

Iger returned to Disney a year ago. It’s been a rough ride

During his first 15 years running the Walt Disney Co., Bob Iger had a magical touch. Acquisitions of Pixar Animation, Marvel Entertainment and Lucasfilm turbocharged the company’s creative engines. Movies minted billions of dollars, sports king ESPN spawned staggering profits, and Disney’s theme parks teemed with delighted guests. Iger embraced the role of celebrity chief … Read more

Earth is on track to record the warmest year

Following another month of record-shattering temperatures, European scientists said Wednesday that 2023 is “virtually certain” to go down as the planet’s hottest year on record. Last month was the hottest October ever recorded, with an average global surface temperature of 59.5 degrees — about 3.1 degrees warmer than the pre-industrial average, according to Copernicus Climate … Read more

A year after Roe vs. Wade overturn, abortion law ‘still in flux’

ATLANTA —  A year after the Supreme Court struck down Roe vs. Wade — upending half a century of precedent on the constitutional right to an abortion — more than a quarter of U.S. women of reproductive age live in a state where the procedure is banned, severely limited or unavailable. Since the high court’s Dobbs … Read more