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  • Grappling With the Cost of Corporate Gadflies

    By STEVEN DAVIDOFF SOLOMON
    19 Aug 2014 | 5:02 pm
    Three activists specialize in bringing shareholder proposals at annual meetings, but these proposals are costing companies tens of millions of dollars, writes Steven Davidoff Solomon in the Deal Professor.
  • Under Pressure From Jana, PetSmart Says It Will Explore Potential Sale

    By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:47 pm
    The pet supply store has hired advisers to review of its strategic alternatives, including a sale. It also released earnings and said it had bought the site Pet360.
  • Swaps Panel Delays Payout Auction on Argentine Bonds

    By PETER EAVIS
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:41 pm
    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, the industry body that helps oversee the credit default swaps market, has postponed the auction that will set the exact amount at which swaps on defaulted Argentine bonds will pay out.
  • Ocwen Subpoenaed by S.E.C. Over Its Business Ties

    By MICHAEL CORKERY
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:24 pm
    Ocwen Financial, a mortgage-servicing firm, said the subpoena requests documents related to its dealings with companies that has ties to its executive chairman.
  • Owner of Winn-Dixie and Bi-Lo Supermarkets Pulls I.P.O.

    By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:00 pm
    The retailer, Southeastern Grocers, didn't give a reason in its filing for canceling the I.P.O., but it had not filed any new updates to its S.E.C. registration for months.
 
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    NYT > Research

  • Well: Feeding Your Canine Athlete

    By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:01 pm
    Humans and dogs fuel exercise very differently. So if you’re taking your dog out for a run, take note.
  • Well: Legal Marijuana for Parents, but Not Their Kids

    By TARA PARKER-POPE
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:56 pm
    Educators say efforts to legalize marijuana have created new challenges as they work to teach teenagers about the unique risks that the drug poses to the developing brain.
  • Well: Talking to Men About PSA Testing

    By BARAK GASTER, M.D.
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:15 am
    Despite recommendations against widespread screening for prostate cancer, many doctors continue to routinely offer PSA testing because it’s easier than explaining the pros and cons.
  • SciBook: An Insider’s Guide to CrossFit

    By CHRISTIE ASCHWANDEN
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:23 am
    What makes CrossFit appealing to members and confusing to outsiders is that it’s more than a workout — it’s a cultural identity. A new book on the subject may also only appeal to the initiated.
  • Consumer: Weighing Pradaxa’s Risks

    By RONI CARYN RABIN
    18 Aug 2014 | 3:09 pm
    Despite recent sharp criticism and a $650 million settlement, hundreds of thousands of consumers with atrial fibrillation continue to take the blood thinner.
 
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    NYT > Fitness & Nutrition

  • Contributing Op-Ed Writer: My Life in Bicycles

    By JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:48 pm
    I prefer exercising at least two miles away from any other human being, but some day I will have to give up biking alone.
  • Well: Feeding Your Canine Athlete

    By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:01 pm
    Humans and dogs fuel exercise very differently. So if you’re taking your dog out for a run, take note.
  • Well: Legal Marijuana for Parents, but Not Their Kids

    By TARA PARKER-POPE
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:56 pm
    Educators say efforts to legalize marijuana have created new challenges as they work to teach teenagers about the unique risks that the drug poses to the developing brain.
  • Well: Talking to Men About PSA Testing

    By BARAK GASTER, M.D.
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:15 am
    Despite recommendations against widespread screening for prostate cancer, many doctors continue to routinely offer PSA testing because it’s easier than explaining the pros and cons.
  • SciBook: An Insider’s Guide to CrossFit

    By CHRISTIE ASCHWANDEN
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:23 am
    What makes CrossFit appealing to members and confusing to outsiders is that it’s more than a workout — it’s a cultural identity. A new book on the subject may also only appeal to the initiated.
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    NYT > Money & Policy

  • Well: Feeding Your Canine Athlete

    By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:01 pm
    Humans and dogs fuel exercise very differently. So if you’re taking your dog out for a run, take note.
  • Well: Legal Marijuana for Parents, but Not Their Kids

    By TARA PARKER-POPE
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:56 pm
    Educators say efforts to legalize marijuana have created new challenges as they work to teach teenagers about the unique risks that the drug poses to the developing brain.
  • Well: Talking to Men About PSA Testing

    By BARAK GASTER, M.D.
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:15 am
    Despite recommendations against widespread screening for prostate cancer, many doctors continue to routinely offer PSA testing because it’s easier than explaining the pros and cons.
  • SciBook: An Insider’s Guide to CrossFit

    By CHRISTIE ASCHWANDEN
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:23 am
    What makes CrossFit appealing to members and confusing to outsiders is that it’s more than a workout — it’s a cultural identity. A new book on the subject may also only appeal to the initiated.
  • The New Old Age Blog: California Court Limits Caregiver Suits

    By JUDITH GRAHAM
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    A home health aide cannot sue a couple with dementia for an injury sustained while caring for them, the California Supreme Court has ruled.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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    NYT > Long Island

  • An Ear to the Horn of Time

    16 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Peter Dilg, who has one of the largest private collections in the country of windup phonographs and gramophones, enjoys playing them on his deck on Long Island.
  • The Summer Delights of Lobster Rolls on Long Island

    16 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    At new takeout spots like the Southold Fish Market and Seafood Takeout, Kerber’s Farm and the Red Hook Lobster Pound, lobster roll aficionados can find plenty of ways to enjoy them, including gluten-free and dairy-free versions.
  • Events on Long Island for Aug. 17-23, 2014

    16 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A guide to cultural and recreational events on Long Island.
  • One Might Kill for a Play Like That

    16 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    In “Deathtrap,” a comedy-thriller by Ira Levin, on in Northport, the walls glisten with weapons, and more of them will be used than at first seems plausible.
  • Traders Profit as Power Grid Is Overworked

    14 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Trading linked to congestion on New York State’s electric grid, a market intended to protect power companies and ultimately benefit consumers, has made big profits for trading firms.
 
 
 
 
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    NYT > Golf

  • Mickelson Sees 2015 as Start of His Olympic Campaign

    By REUTERS
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:08 pm
    Five-times major winner Phil Mickelson, nearly done with a mostly disappointing season, has set his sights on 2015 and a campaign to realize a golfing dream at the Rio Olympics the following year.
  • Watson Thirsts for First Taste of Ryder Cup Success

    By REUTERS
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:35 pm
    Twice Masters champion Bubba Watson says the thrill of merely making a Ryder Cup is no longer enough for him and that it is high time the U.S. side claimed victory.
  • Kuchar Healthy Again After Bizarre Back Injury

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:57 pm
    Chalk this up to one of the more bizarre injuries in golf. Matt Kuchar missed the final major of the year when his back locked up on him from having to sit too long in traffic.
  • Mickelson and Kuchar Take Aim at The Barclays

    By REUTERS
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:11 pm
    Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar are primed for a chance to win this week's Barclays, the first installment of the four-event FedExCup playoffs, and derail the magical run of Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy.
  • Mahan Wants to Stay in Hunt for Stretch Drive

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:33 pm
    The swing was efficient as ever, and the ball soared toward the far end of the range with a tight draw as Hunter Mahan held his pose.
 
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    NYT > Baseball

  • Gomes, Holt Rally Indians in 7-5 Win Over Twins

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:38 pm
    Tyler Holt arrived at Target Field 25 minutes before the first pitch. The Cleveland Indians' rookie had a quick bite to eat, took a few swings in the batting cage and then got the biggest hit of his young career.
  • Cardinals Beat Reds on Bases-Loaded HBP in 9th

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:14 pm
    Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
  • Infante Has 3 Doubles to Lead Royals Past Rockies

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:03 pm
    Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.
  • Tigers Score 3 in 11th, Top Rays 8-6

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:59 pm
    Victor Martinez drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk during a three-run 11th inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-6 on Tuesday night.
  • Diamondbacks Drop 4th Straight, Fall 8-1 to Nats

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:50 pm
    Chase Anderson has been one of the few consistent bright spots for the Arizona Diamondbacks this season. The rookie right-hander had only one bad outing in his first 15 major league starts.
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    NYT > Pro Football

  • Beckham Jr., Giants’ Top Pick, Back on Sideline

    By BILL PENNINGTON
    19 Aug 2014 | 5:27 pm
    Odell Beckham Jr., a wide receiver who was the Giants’ first-round draft pick, has a sore hamstring and will miss Friday’s preseason game against the Jets.
  • Browns Not Ready to Name Starting Quarterback

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:51 pm
    This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn't quite over for the Browns.
  • Manziel's Gesture Taints Browns' Loss to Redskins

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:02 am
    If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job.
  • Manziel's Gesture Taints Browns' Loss to Redskins

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:56 pm
    Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended target.
  • National Football League Roundup

    By REUTERS
    18 Aug 2014 | 8:44 pm
    Atlanta Falcons rookie offensive tackle Jake Matthews officially moved from the right side to the left on Monday.
 
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    NYT > Paul Krugman

  • Why We Fight Wars

    17 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Conquest doesn’t pay, but political leaders don’t seem to care.
  • The Forever Slump

    14 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The United States should learn from Europe’s experience of raising interest rates too soon.
  • Phosphorus and Freedom

    10 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Free markets can’t solve all our problems. Just ask Toledo.
  • Inequality Is a Drag

    7 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The gap between the rich and poor in the United States has grown so wide that it is inflicting a lot of economic damage and makes a new case for trickle-up economics.
  • Obama’s Other Success

    3 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The Dodd-Frank financial reforms have probably gotten worse press than Obamacare, but they, too, are working.
 
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    NYT > Thomas L. Friedman

  • Will the Ends, Will the Means

    19 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Some important questions have gone unanswered in the Syria blame game.
  • Obama on the World

    8 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    In a wide-ranging interview, the president explains American policy on Iraq, Putin and the Israelis and Palestinians.
  • Dear Guests

    5 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Some new and significant things were revealed in the Gaza war.
  • How This War Ends

    2 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Any resolution won’t be cheap politically for either Hamas or Israel.
  • ‘Maybe in America’

    29 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Madagascar is an example of a combination of global pressures coming to the fore.
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    NYT > David Carr

  • Notes on a Scandal

    30 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    David Carr reviews “Hack Attack,” in which Nick Davies traces his campaign to uncover the full extent of the British phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World.
  • View of #Ferguson Thrust Michael Brown Shooting to National Attention

    17 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    In a situation hostile to traditional reporting, the crowdsourced, phone-enabled network of information that Twitter provides has proved invaluable.
  • Print Is Down, and Now Out

    10 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The persistent financial demands of Wall Street have trumped the informational needs of Main Street. Print has become too much of a drag on earnings, so media companies are dividing back up and print is being kicked to the curb.
  • A Web Guerrilla Breaking News From the Jungle

    3 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Glenn Greenwald, who broke the Edward Snowden story, is one of the world’s most wired reporters, but he operates from a redoubt in Rio with shaky web access.
  • At Front Lines, Bearing Witness in Real Time

    27 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    We used to witness war in the rearview mirror. But journalists often now deliver what they see via Twitter, before consulting with headquarters, and it has made for more visceral reporting.
 
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    NYT > Joe Nocera

  • The Man Who Blew the Whistle

    18 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    When the S.E.C. announced it was awarding $400,000 to a whistle-blower, it didn’t name the recipient per the Dodd-Frank law. His name is Bill Lloyd, and this is his story.
  • From Sneakers to O’Bannon

    11 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    How a sports marketer came to take on the N.C.A.A.
  • This Is Reform?

    9 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The real reformer is Judge Claudia Wilken, not the college sports establishment.
  • Sympathy for the Devil

    1 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Should we care if a big corporation that did an awful thing is being hosed?
  • Teaching Teaching

    28 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Teachers shouldn’t be learning on the job as they go.
 
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    NYT > Gretchen Morgenson

  • In a Bank Settlement, Don’t Forget the Bulldozers

    16 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    If it provides hard cash for demolishing abandoned homes, an impending settlement by Bank of America could help many forgotten victims of the mortgage crisis.
  • A Corporate Tax Break That’s Closer to Home

    9 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    By allowing a telecom company to spin off part of itself into a real estate investment trust, the I.R.S. has opened a window to a way for many corporations to have lower tax bills.
  • Big Banks Still a Risk

    2 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A new study that assessed the value to banks of the implied guarantee by taxpayers raised more questions than it answered.
  • Private Equity’s Free Pass

    26 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    On their way to big profits, private equity firms often act like investment banks, but aren’t subject to the same rules.
  • Your Rights, Buried in Paperwork

    19 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Dell shareholders want an appraisal of the founder’s takeover bid for the company. But he wants documents, lots of them.
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    NYT > Columnists

  • Alone Again, Naturally

    19 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The rock-star candidate who got elected on his electrifying promise has become a bored bird in a gilded cage.
  • Will the Ends, Will the Means

    19 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Some important questions have gone unanswered in the Syria blame game.
  • The Trouble With Tenure

    18 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Teacher job protections are being challenged, and a lawmaker and former school principal explains why that’s good.
  • Ambivalence About America

    18 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Even as Europeans rage at the United States, they love its products.
  • The Man Who Blew the Whistle

    18 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    When the S.E.C. announced it was awarding $400,000 to a whistle-blower, it didn’t name the recipient per the Dodd-Frank law. His name is Bill Lloyd, and this is his story.
 
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    NYT > Charles M. Blow

  • Frustration in Ferguson

    17 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Beneath the protests over the killing of Michael Brown are deep layers of injustice.
  • Michael Brown and Black Men

    13 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The killing is a wrenching reminder of the criminalization of black and brown bodies from the moment they are introduced to society.
  • Intervening in Our Name

    10 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Americans need to perk up and pay attention to global issues.
  • War Against Whites? I Think Not

    6 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Despite a Republican’s claim that Democrats are waging a divisive campaign, the G.O.P. has long been digging its own grave on issues of racial inclusion.
  • The Do-Even-Less Congress

    3 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Legislating is only a hobby for members of this deliberative body.
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    NYT > David Brooks

  • The Bacall Standard

    14 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    With her steel spine, gutsy flirtation, and unmistakable presence, Lauren Bacall created a new film noir feminine ideal.
  • Clinton, Obama and Iraq

    11 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Hillary Clinton’s muscular approach to foreign policy offers a wise contrast to President Obama’s excess of caution.
  • Introspective or Narcissistic?

    7 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The answer to that question might be found in whether you keep a journal.
  • The Battle of the Regimes

    4 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    With support, a new style of emerging market hero can lead African nations to a democratic rather than autocratic future.
  • The Character Factory

    31 Jul 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Antipoverty programs will continue to be ineffective until they integrate a robust understanding of character.
 
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    NYT > Gail Collins

  • Northern Exposure

    15 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    In Alaska’s Senate primaries, the candidates are answering some extremely important questions. Guess who ate salmon this week?
  • What’s Next With Hillary?

    13 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Clinton and Obama are together again. She said something. He forgave her. You would think they were professional politicians!
  • It’s a Can’t-Lose Year

    8 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Seriously, people. It’s only a bad year if you’re Santa Claus.
  • The Panda Angle

    6 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Pay attention, people! The midterm races are getting so heated that the latest debate is over whether New York needs a couple of bears from China.
  • Congress: The Road to Roads

    1 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    And you thought the current Congress never got any work done. Well, how about that Highway Trust Fund fix?
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    NYT > Maureen Dowd

  • Alone Again, Naturally

    19 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The rock-star candidate who got elected on his electrifying promise has become a bored bird in a gilded cage.
  • Where’s the Justice at Justice?

    16 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Why do the president and the attorney general praise the First Amendment while they push to imprison truth?
  • It’s the Loyalty, Stupid

    12 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The Clintons will kick you when you’re down, and other unofficial slogans in politics.
  • Back to Iraq

    9 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Once again, we are ensnared in our mess in Mesopotamia.
  • A Modest Proposal

    5 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Impeachment is the obvious elixir to all our problems in our absurdist capital. 
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    NYT > Nicholas Kristof

  • Why the Humanities Still Matter

    19 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Sampling the outpouring of responses to Nicholas Kristof’s column, “Don’t Dismiss the Humanities.”
  • Sister Acts

    16 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Instead of investigating and mocking nuns, we’d be better off if we spent more time emulating them.
  • Don’t Dismiss the Humanities

    13 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The humanities aren’t obscure, arcane or irrelevant. They awaken our souls, influence how we think about inequality, and help us adapt to a changing world.
  • Is a Hard Life Inherited?

    9 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Meet Rick Goff of Yamhill, Ore. His life story is a study in the national crisis facing working-class men.
  • Fighting Ebola for Us All

    6 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The outbreak of the Ebola virus underscores that we have both a humanitarian interest and a national interest in addressing global health.
 
 
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    NYT > Baseball

  • Gomes, Holt Rally Indians in 7-5 Win Over Twins

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:38 pm
    Tyler Holt arrived at Target Field 25 minutes before the first pitch. The Cleveland Indians' rookie had a quick bite to eat, took a few swings in the batting cage and then got the biggest hit of his young career.
  • Cardinals Beat Reds on Bases-Loaded HBP in 9th

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:14 pm
    Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
  • Infante Has 3 Doubles to Lead Royals Past Rockies

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:03 pm
    Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.
  • Tigers Score 3 in 11th, Top Rays 8-6

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:59 pm
    Victor Martinez drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk during a three-run 11th inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-6 on Tuesday night.
  • Diamondbacks Drop 4th Straight, Fall 8-1 to Nats

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:50 pm
    Chase Anderson has been one of the few consistent bright spots for the Arizona Diamondbacks this season. The rookie right-hander had only one bad outing in his first 15 major league starts.
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    The Caucus

  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Aug. 16

    By ELENA SCHNEIDER
    16 Aug 2014 | 11:47 am
    Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri will make the rounds on the Sunday network shows to discuss the unrest in Ferguson after the shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, Aug. 10

    By ELENA SCHNEIDER
    9 Aug 2014 | 12:17 pm
    This week, President Obama authorized targeted airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a militant group that has taken over large parts of northern Iraq, drawing the United States back into the conflict in Iraq.
  • Reactions on Twitter to James S. Brady’s Death

    By MICHAEL ROSTON
    4 Aug 2014 | 12:35 pm
    Users of social media platforms remembered James S. Brady, the White House press secretary who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.
  • Sunday Breakfast Menu, August 3

    By ELENA SCHNEIDER
    2 Aug 2014 | 11:54 am
    Multiple humanitarian crises — the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the ongoing violence in Gaza and young migrants illegally crossing the border — will all dominate the conversations on the Sunday shows.
  • 10 Questions for Paul Ryan

    By JOHN HARWOOD
    31 Jul 2014 | 1:10 pm
    Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin sat down with The Times's John Harwood to discuss his antipoverty proposal, the performance of Congress and his political future.
 
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    City Room

  • Lunch Break on a Hot Summer Day

    By EMMA SKLAR
    19 Aug 2014 | 5:41 am
    Metropolitan Diary: Leaving her Midtown office for an hour to herself, a woman was struck by the stickiness and the clammy smells of Manhattan's great outdoors.
  • New York Today: An Operatic Accord

    By ANNIE CORREAL and ANDY NEWMAN
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    What you need to know for Tuesday: Metropolitan Opera musicians get to work, even more nice weather, and a familiar television voice is stilled.
  • From the Bronx, to Queens, Then Park Slope and Riverdale

    By KAREN WORKMAN
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:17 am
    Martin Kleinman grew up in the Bronx. In 1985, he decided to move to Brooklyn — a decision not lauded by his grandmother.
  • New York Today: A Terror Trial Comes to Brooklyn

    By ANDY NEWMAN
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:56 am
    What you need to know in New York for Monday: New York jurors hear about bombings in Israel, more-than-fair weather, and a labor deal for the Metropolitan Opera.
  • Celebrating All Things India

    By THE NEW YORK TIMES
    17 Aug 2014 | 7:04 pm
    Displaying a mix of historical and popular culture figures, participants marched down Madison Avenue on Sunday in the 44th annual Indian Day Parade, sponsored by the Federation of Indian Associations. The country is celebrating 67 years of independence.
 
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    NYT > Pro Football

  • Beckham Jr., Giants’ Top Pick, Back on Sideline

    By BILL PENNINGTON
    19 Aug 2014 | 5:27 pm
    Odell Beckham Jr., a wide receiver who was the Giants’ first-round draft pick, has a sore hamstring and will miss Friday’s preseason game against the Jets.
  • Browns Not Ready to Name Starting Quarterback

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:51 pm
    This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn't quite over for the Browns.
  • Manziel's Gesture Taints Browns' Loss to Redskins

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:02 am
    If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job.
  • Manziel's Gesture Taints Browns' Loss to Redskins

    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:56 pm
    Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended target.
  • National Football League Roundup

    By REUTERS
    18 Aug 2014 | 8:44 pm
    Atlanta Falcons rookie offensive tackle Jake Matthews officially moved from the right side to the left on Monday.
 
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    The New Old Age

  • California Court Limits Caregiver Suits

    By JUDITH GRAHAM
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    A home health aide cannot sue a couple with dementia for an injury sustained while caring for them, the California Supreme Court has ruled.
  • The Addict Down the Hall

    By PAULA SPAN
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:40 am
    Substance abuse is not uncommon among seniors in nursing homes. A novel rehab program aims to address that.
  • Where Are the Nurses?

    By PAULA SPAN
    13 Aug 2014 | 8:20 am
    A federal law intended to reform nursing homes requires that a registered nurse be on-site only eight hours a day — whatever the size of the facility.
  • Clearing the Path Home

    By PAULA SPAN
    11 Aug 2014 | 10:47 am
    Transition “coaches” help ease the transfer from hospital to home.
  • Who’s Moving In Now?

    By PAULA SPAN
    4 Aug 2014 | 11:41 am
    The luggage in the living room? Odds are, it's not Grandma's as multigenerational households trend younger.
 
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    On the Runway

  • Dean of Fashion at Parsons Plans to Step Down

    By MATTHEW SCHNEIER
    18 Aug 2014 | 3:05 pm
    After six years as the dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons the New School for Design, Simon Collins will be stepping down at the end of 2014. An official announcement is expected Tuesday.
  • Birkenstocks Are on the Move

    By ALEXANDRA JACOBS
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:59 am
    Long beloved in the Bay Area, the sandal brand has surged in popularity on the Hudson ever since Céline showed a fur-lined version at its spring 2013 show.
  • The Charles James Tour Is Not Yet Complete

    By ALEXANDRA JACOBS
    12 Aug 2014 | 8:10 am
    The designer's much-lauded show at the Met just closed, but boxes of archival materials donated to the museum could be fodder for another book.
  • Swarovski Gets Into the Fashion Awards Game

    By VANESSA FRIEDMAN
    8 Aug 2014 | 6:28 am
    The Austrian brand, known for its decorative crystals, has created a 25,000 euro prize.
  • A New Era in British Fashion

    By VANESSA FRIEDMAN
    7 Aug 2014 | 5:53 am
    Two recent appointments will shape the curricula of what are arguably two of the most important fashion schools in the world.
 
 
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    Well

  • Feeding Your Canine Athlete

    By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:01 pm
    Humans and dogs fuel exercise very differently. So if you're taking your dog out for a run, take note.
  • Talking to Men About PSA Testing

    By BARAK GASTER, M.D.
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:15 am
    Despite recommendations against widespread screening for prostate cancer, many doctors continue to routinely offer PSA testing because it's easier than explaining the pros and cons.
  • Weighing Pradaxa’s Risks

    By RONI CARYN RABIN
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:56 pm
    Despite recent sharp criticism and a $650 million settlement, hundreds of thousands of consumers with atrial fibrillation continue to take the blood thinner.
  • Legal Marijuana for Parents, but Not Their Kids

    By TARA PARKER-POPE
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:46 pm
    Educators say efforts to legalize marijuana have created new challenges as they work to teach teenagers about the unique risks that the drug poses to the developing brain.
  • An Insider’s Guide to CrossFit

    By CHRISTIE ASCHWANDEN
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:29 am
    What makes CrossFit appealing to members and confusing to outsiders is that it’s more than a workout — it’s a cultural identity. A new book on the subject may also only appeal to the initiated.
 
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    Wordplay

  • Like the Number 8 to the Chinese

    By DEB AMLEN
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:00 pm
    The return of Zhouqin Burnikel.
  • The Path Taken

    By DEB AMLEN
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:00 pm
    Sam Buchbinder makes his New York Times crossword debut, and we find that which was inside of us all along.
  • Gordon Hamilton and Ariadne’s String

    By GARY ANTONICK
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Can you help navigate a maze of columns in this puzzle inspired by a classic Greek myth?
  • Misfit

    By DEB AMLEN
    17 Aug 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Katie Livengood makes her debut, ably helped by her husband, the veteran constructor Ian Livengood.
  • Sittin’ Solve

    By DEB AMLEN
    16 Aug 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Sit down by Caleb Madison and solve for a piece.
 
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    Opinionator

  • The Civil War and the Southern Belle

    By KAREN ABBOTT
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:01 pm
    In the sudden absence of husbands, fathers, brothers and beaus, white Southern women discovered a newfound freedom — one that simultaneously granted them more power in relationships and increased their likelihood of heartbreak.
  • The Wisdom of the Exile

    By COSTICA BRADATAN
    16 Aug 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Uprooting, if we survive it, can be a philosophical gift.
  • What the Sparrows Told Me

    By TRISH O’KANE
    16 Aug 2014 | 1:12 pm
    The avian life of New Orleans taught me and my students a lesson in resilience.
  • Finding My Voice in Fantasy

    By LEV GROSSMAN
    16 Aug 2014 | 12:46 pm
    The icy grip of reality on my fiction cracked, and a torrent of magic came rushing out.
  • The Confederate Torpedo

    By JOHN GRADY
    15 Aug 2014 | 5:20 pm
    How the South learned to stop worrying and embrace timed explosives.
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    Freakonomics

  • What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common? A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

    Freakonomics
    14 Aug 2014 | 6:31 am
    This week’s podcast is a rebroadcast of our episode called “What Do Medieval Nuns and Bo Jackson Have in Common?” (You can download/subscribe at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript; it includes credits for the music you’ll hear in the episode.) (Photo: Kevin Dooley) The episode is about spite. As in “cutting off your nose to spite your face” spite. Lisi Oliver, a linguist at Louisiana State University, tells us about the probable origin of this phrase. You’ll also hear Bo Jackson talk about a costly…
  • Should Tipping Be Banned? A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

    Freakonomics
    7 Aug 2014 | 6:01 am
    (Photo: Aaron Stidwell) This week’s podcast is a rebroadcast of our episode called “Should Tipping Be Banned?” (You can download/subscribe at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript; it includes credits for the music you’ll hear in the episode.) As we all know, the practice of tipping can be awkward, random, and confusing. This episode tries to offer some clarity. At its center is Cornell professor Michael Lynn, who has written 51 academic papers on tipping. The practice of tipping is one of the most irrational,…
  • How Much Does Your Name Matter? A Freakonomics Radio Rebroadcast

    Freakonomics
    31 Jul 2014 | 8:35 am
    This week’s podcast is a rebroadcast of our episode called “How Much Does Your Name Matter?” (You can download/subscribe at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript; it includes credits for the music you’ll hear in the episode.) The gist: a kid’s name can tell us something about his parents — their race, social standing, even their politics. But is your name really your destiny? The episode draws from a Freakonomics chapter called “A Roshanda By Any Other Name” and includes a good bit of new…
  • A Podcast User’s Guide for People Who Don’t Use iTunes or iPhones

    Freakonomics
    24 Jul 2014 | 11:02 am
    We routinely hear from people who’ve heard about our Freakonomics Radio podcast, but feel somewhat shut out from the podcasting world because they don’t use an iPhone or iTunes. So here are some alternative options: 1) For Android Users We’ve heard great things about Pocket Casts, which, for $3.99, syncs your favorite podcasts and keeps them backed up. You can also stream it to your Chromecast. Pocket Casts also works for Apple devices. 2) Windows Users You actually don’t need a third-party app to stream, download, or subscribe to podcasts. It’s super simple: here are…
  • Does Religion Make You Happy? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

    Gretta Cohn
    24 Jul 2014 | 8:40 am
    (Photo: www.CGPGrey.com) This week’s episode is called “Does Religion Make You Happy?” (You can subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, get the RSS feed, or listen via the media player above. You can also read the transcript, which includes credits for the music you’ll hear in the episode.) We undertook this episode in response to a listener question from Joel Rogers, a tax accountant in Birmingham, Ala. Here’s what he wrote: Being devout Southern Baptists my parents have steadfastly been giving 10% of their income to the church their whole lives. I recently voiced my opinion that I…
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