Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Sports Log In Log In Today’s Paper Sports | In Pac-12 Football: Empty Seats, TV Woes and Recruiting Gaps Advertisement Supported by The chasm is growing between the Pacific-12 Conference and its Power Five counterparts. And its rescue hopes are pinned on a new TV deal in 2024. ByBilly Witz Sept. 20, 2019 Updated 5:54 p.m. ET When Larry Scott, the Pacific-12 Conference commissioner, began jumping through hoops for television money, he envisioned nights like Friday, a prime-time audience on national television for a compelling game: No. 10 Utah, the conference’s highest-ranked team, against U.S.C., its most storied program. And yet that story line may be overtaken by a subplot — the presence of the excommunicated Reggie Bush and the eternally angling Urban Meyer, who in their roles as Fox Sports commentators will loom over the Los Angeles … [Read more...] about In Pac-12 Football: Empty Seats, TV Woes and Recruiting Gaps
Business | I Buy Kegs for the Office. Do I Have to Buy Tampons, Too? Sections Skip to content Skip to site index work Friend Here’s the difference between “nice to have” and “need to have” products at work. Credit Credit Jens Mortensen for The New York Times Supported by ByMegan Greenwell Published Updated 5:55 p.m. ET Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to [email protected] . Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. Tampons or Wine, the Eternal Dilemma I run a small but growing start-up and employ many young female employees. As is standard for the start-up world, we buy kitchen items for our staff, including snacks, beer and wine, paper towels and facial tissues. We have a board in the break area that we use to remind me what items we are getting low on. My employees keep putting feminine sanitary … [Read more...] about I Buy Kegs for the Office. Do I Have to Buy Tampons, Too?
Donna Provencher, Sponsored content contributor Published 4:00 pm CDT, Friday, September 20, 2019 Photo: Big Bend National Park Photo: Big Bend National Park Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Photo: Big Bend National Park Marathon: Where the Big Bend & Dark Skies Meet 1 / 4 Back to Gallery If you're looking for dark and starry skies and the breathtaking natural landscapes of west Texas, then Marathon is the right place to visit. The town, founded in 1882 by former sea captain Albion Shepard, received its name for the similarities its terrain bore to flat terrains Shepard had explored in Marathon, Greece. Elevated 4,040 feet above the ground with a population of just … [Read more...] about Marathon: Where the Big Bend & Dark Skies Meet
Big Bend National Park Published 4:16 pm CDT, Friday, September 20, 2019 Photo: Big Bend National Park Photo: Big Bend National Park Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 Photo: Big Bend National Park Discover the Natural Beauty and Landscapes of West Texas 1 / 7 Back to Gallery Named for a deep sweep in the Rio Grande River that divides the United States and Mexico,the Big Bend country of West Texas is a land of striking beauty – of vast desert expanses, craggy mountains forested with pine and aspen, topped with some of the bluest skies and clearest nights of any place in North America. Far from any major city, the Big Bend is truly one of the world's last frontiers, a … [Read more...] about Discover the Natural Beauty and Landscapes of West Texas
Donna Provencher, Sponsored content contributor Published 4:31 pm CDT, Friday, September 20, 2019 Photo: Big Bend National Park Photo: Big Bend National Park Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 Photo: Big Bend National Park Study Butte/Terlingua: A Texas Ghost Town in the West 1 / 7 Back to Gallery Any visitor looking for a picturesque spot to explore in West Texas can't go wrong with a stop at Study Butte and Terlingua. Both towns, with early ties to the mercury mining industry, have traversed economic ups and downs throughout the years, and come out stronger on the other side. Study Butte – a Texas ghost town located two miles from Big Bend National Park and situated … [Read more...] about Study Butte/Terlingua: A Texas Ghost Town in the West