Sport

Trevor Lawrence: We’re right there

Losing is nothing new for the 2021 Jaguars, but the way they lost on Thursday night in Cincinnati was a bit different. The Jaguars lost by at least 10 points in each of their first three games, but their fourth outing came down to the wire. The Bengals wiped out Jacksonville’s four-point halftime lead, but […]

Lifestyle

Gascon wines for a taste of autumn

Domaine Capmartin Cuvée du Couvent, Madiran, France 2017 (from £21.17, thefinewinecompany.co.uk; borderswines.co.uk) I made a rough approximation of cassoulet the other day. I always make this dish – which I should probably just call “sausage and bean stew” since several of the ingredients and steps from an authentic Gascon version of the dish are missing […]

Business

U.S. pending home sales jump to seven-month high; mortgage applications fall

Contracts to buy U.S. previously owned homes rebounded to a seven-month high in August, but higher prices as supply remains tight are slowing the housing market momentum. Other data on Wednesday showed applications for loans to buy a house fell last week as mortgage rates increased after the Federal Reserve signaled it would likely begin […]

Technology

NBCUniversal and YouTubeTV reach agreement to avoid dropped channels

After YouTube TV and NBCUniversal announced a “short” extension on Thursday to keep more than a dozen channels on the live TV service, YouTube TV and NBCUniversal say they have finalized a deal — meaning NBC-owned channels will stay put on YouTube TV. “We’re thrilled to share that we’ve reached a deal to continue carrying […]

News

Young Singer Turns Himself Into One-Man Choir by Performing All 20 Voices in Stunning Ode to Classical Music

A young singer can turn himself into a one-man choir by recording himself performing the roles of up to 20 choristers and looping them over each other at the same time. 20-year-old Luca Wetherall records himself singing various roles in classical songs—from a low bass to a high soprano—in his bedroom at Oxford University. The […]

Sport

Joe Burrow “proud” of how the Bengals fought on Thursday night

The Bengals went into halftime down 14-0 to the Jaguars on Thursday night, but the score could have been even worse. Linebacker Logan Wilson stuffed Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence a yard short of the end zone on a fourth down just before the end of the second quarter to keep the deficit manageable for Cincinnati. […]

Lifestyle

From the archive: gazing into Paul Newman’s blue eyes, 1986

Maureen Dowd interviewed Paul Newman, who was starring in Martin Scorsese’s The Color of Money 25 years after he was in The Hustler – at home in Westport, Connecticut and also at his Fifth Avenue penthouse (‘Return of the Hustler’, 30 November 1986). It began with a description of not only how guarded he was […]

Business

Factbox: Billionaires battle CEOs at Italy’s Generali and Mediobanca

Power struggles at insurer Generali (GASI.MI) and Mediobanca (MDBI.MI) have billionaires Leonardo Del Vecchio and Francesco Gaetano Caltagirone pitted against the CEOs of both groups. Here are the key facts in a growing confrontation over the strategies of both Italy’s most powerful investment bank and the country’s biggest insurer, which holds 61 billion euros in […]

Technology

Tesla sold 241,300 cars in the third quarter while other automakers saw big drops

Tesla has bucked the wider trend of declining sales brought on by the global chip shortage in the third quarter this year, as it sold 241,300 cars — a total of 102,000 more vehicles than the same quarter last year. It’s the most Tesla has ever sold in a quarter (and for some added perspective, […]

News

Packers NFL Trainer Searched Football Field Until 2 A.M. to Find Player’s Necklace Containing His Father’s Ashes

An unfortunate postscript to what was a brilliant evening for his team, Green Bay Packers’ running back Aaron Jones lost a necklace containing a portion of his father’s ashes in the End Zone grass. A reporter still at work in the very empty Lambeau Field noticed that at 1:45 AM on Tuesday morning, one of […]