Geno Smith gets the start in the Seattle preseason opener

Getty Images Geno Smith continues to lead the quarterback competition in Seattle. While he hasn’t won the job for Week One of the regular season, he’ll start the preseason opener on Saturday. Via Michael-Shawn Dugar of TheAthletic.com, coach Pete Carroll told reporters on Tuesday that Smith remains in the lead for the …

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Hidden passage leads explorers to deepest cave Down Under

Explorers abseiled, squeezed and crawled their way through Australia’s deepest cave system on July 30, boldly going where no cavers had gone before and setting a new cave depth record. Cavers from the Southern Tasmanian Caverneers, a speleological organization based in Hobart, Australia, made it through the 1,316-foot-deep (401 meters) cave in Tasmania, an island …

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Worst blaze in Cuba’s history finally under control at oil depot | Cuba

Firefighters have finally overcame what officials described as the worst blaze in Cuba’s history that over five days 40% of the Caribbean island’s main fuel storage facility and caused blackouts. Raging flames that ravaged a four-tank segment of the Matanzas super tanker port had died down on Tuesday and the towering plumes of thick black …

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SoftBank CEO plans widespread cost cuts amid $23 billion in quarterly losses

Japanese conglomerate and tech investing powerhouse SoftBank revealed on Monday that it lost $23 billion between April and June, the most significant quarterly loss in the company’s history. CEO Masayoshi Son’s multibillion-dollar investment spree over the past few years has turned into a nightmare for SoftBank in 2022 as rising interest rates and recession fears …

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Street Fighter 6 is bringing the ’80s (and feet) back

Here come some new challenges. At the end of EVO 2022’s Street Fighter V tournamentCapcom revealed two more characters coming to the roster of Street Fighter 6: Juri, the “I can fix her” returning fighter, and newcomer Kimberly, an ’80s-obsessed teen. Kimberly, the spunky new ninja, and Juri, the sadistic thrill-seeker, join #StreetFighter6 when it …

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Welty with a Pulitzer – The New York Times

Applying the instruction to turn the given entries into questions — by mentally adding an interrogative, upward inflection — made the joke click for me. Rereading 20A as a question, for instance, made me visualize a server at a restaurant offering guests a beverage, asking, “MINERAL WATER?” In response, my imaginary restaurant patron, who is …

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Jacob Trouba earned Rangers captaincy with courage to be himself

It is not about simply appointing a captain. It is about appointing the right captain. Mark Messier, who knows more about this subject than anyone who has ever the Blueshirt, believes the Rangers have made the correct choice in naming Jacob Trouba as the 28th captain in franchise history. “Leadership, in most cases, is never …

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Fortnite airs Rocket League tournament in-game, with cosmetic rewards for viewers

Rocket League, one of the best cross-platform multiplayer games out there, is currently holding its World Championship. It’s also crossing over with Fortnite during the tournament, giving fans of the battle royale game the chance to tune in and take home some prizes. It all goes down on Rocket League Island, which you can reach …

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