With uncertainty at QB, Texans nab Mills in draft

HOUSTON — The Houston Texans took a shot at finding their future quarterback by drafting Stanford’s Davis Mills in the third round. With quarterback Deshaun Watson’s future with the Texans uncertain amid an offseason in which he first demanded a trade and currently faces 22 civil lawsuits alleging inappropriate conduct and sexual assault, Houston used […]

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Vikes get potential Cousins successor in QB Mond

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings are preparing for life after Kirk Cousins. With the 66th pick in the third round, Minnesota selected Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond, the seventh QB off the board in the 2021 NFL draft. Mond, 21, is the all-time career leader in total offense, passing yards, passing touchdowns, completions and attempts […]

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In Opposing Climate and Diversity Proposals, Buffett Risks Looking Out of Step

The other proposal, by the shareholder advocacy group As You Sow on behalf of Handlery Hotels, calls on Berkshire to detail its diversity and inclusion efforts, arguing that more diverse workforces perform better. Berkshire does not dispute the importance of either issue. In its proxy statement to shareholders, which recommends voting against the proposals, the […]

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Trevor Lawrence reaches multiyear deal with Fanatics over memorabilia rights

Trevor Lawrence is the favorite to be picked No. 1 overall in the NFL draft, and will receive a contract worth nearly $37 million. Ezra Shaw | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images Add Fanatics to the sports companies aligned with quarterback Trevor Lawrence. The e-commerce giant announced a multiyear deal on Friday for rights […]

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$100 million New Jersey deli says in new SEC filing there's 'no basis to support' that stock valuation

Hometown International, which has a bizarre $100 million stock market capitalization despite owning just one small deli in New Jersey, disavowed that valuation in a new financial filing Friday that said there was no basis to justify it. The unusual move came after two weeks of news coverage about Hometown International’s seemingly unjustified valuation, and […]

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Britney Spears: Does the latest documentary tell us anything new?

The documentary isn’t afraid, though, to show the dark side of the fandom. Choreographer Brian Friedman reveals he quit working for Britney after receiving “multiple death threats weekly” from fans, which he says were due to a comment he made in an interview about how the star’s dance moves had changed after becoming a mother. […]

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Clorox weighs price increases on products in response to inflationary costs

Clorox is considering higher shelf prices for its cleaning products as the company confronts inflationary costs. In an appearance on CNBC Friday, CEO Linda Rendle told Jim Cramer the bleach producer, whose sales accelerated amid the ongoing health crisis, is facing higher costs in inputs like resin and transportation. “We’ll activate our long-standing cost savings […]

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