AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET SALES ROSE TO $50.9 BILLION IN 2021

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Muscle Cars and Trucks

A lot of people were complaining that they were bored during the height of the pandemic, being forced to stay inside and basically watch Netflix until their eyeballs fell out. Anybody with a project car likely didn’t feel bored, however, as there was now plenty of time to get out into the garage and wrench away an afternoon. According to the 2022 SEMA Market Report, so many people got outside and played with their old cars that it set a new record for automotive aftermarket sales. The number topped $50.9 billion, up from $47.9 billion during the first year of the pandemic. Image copyright Mano… Read More “AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET SALES ROSE TO $50.9 BILLION IN 2021”

Look: LeBron James Reacts To Ronald Acuna’s Home Run Celebration

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The Spun

By Alek Arend LeBron James’ impact in the sports World goes far beyond basketball. On Saturday, Atlanta Braves star took a page out of LeBron’s book and celebrated his home run by tossing some chalk up in the dugout. “Ronald Acuña Jr.’s home run celebration would make @KingJames proud,” Sports Illustrated tweeted. It didn’t take long for LeBron to notice. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar shared his reaction on Twitter just moments ago: “Ayyeeee!! . Man I love this kid!,” he said. It looks like LeBron approves. Well done, Ronald Acuna Jr. This isn’t the first time he’s used LeBron as inspiratio… Read More “Look: LeBron James Reacts To Ronald Acuna’s Home Run Celebration”

Jalen Hurts Bulked Up This Offseason: Fans React

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates The work Jalen Hurts put in this offseason was apparent when he showed up to Eagles OTAs. Always stoutly built, Hurts arrived with some packed-on muscle as he and Philadelphia look to make some noise in the NFC this year. Fans reacted to Hurts’ body transformation on social media. “3700 yards passing 1000 yards rushing I’m gonna be so happy,” replied one Eagles fan. “We’ll see how much he has progressed, but absolutely undeniable this guy puts in the work and has a constant drive to improve,” said another user. “Pulling for him.” “1st one looks photoshopped. Was he really that … Read More “Jalen Hurts Bulked Up This Offseason: Fans React”

Azerbaijani Army holds training-methodological sessions with military psychologists

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Azer News

By Trend According to the plan approved by Minister of Defense, ColonelGeneral Zakir Hasanov, training-methodological sessions were heldat the Training and Educational Center of the Azerbaijan Army withthe participation of psychologists of the Army Corps, formations,and special educational institutions, Trend reports citing the Azerbaijani DefenseMinistry. First, the memory of the national leader of our people HeydarAliyev and martyrs, who sacrificed their lives for the territorialintegrity of Azerbaijan, was honored with observing a minute ofsilence. The National Anthem of the Republic of Aze… Read More “Azerbaijani Army holds training-methodological sessions with military psychologists”

SOFAZ budget revenues exceed forecasts

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Azer News

By Trend Budget revenues of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) for2021 reached 15.9 billion manat ($9.3 billion), while expensesamounted to 11.38 billion manat ($6.69 billion), Trend reports via the opinion of the AzerbaijanChamber of Accounts on the annual report on the execution of theSOFAZ budget for last year. According to the opinion, in the reporting year, the fund’sbudget revenues increased by 6.64 billion manat ($3.91 billion) or70.77 percent, while expenses decreased by 1.04 billion manat ($610million) or 8.39 percent, compared to 2020 when the revenues andexpenses equaled 9.36 … Read More “SOFAZ budget revenues exceed forecasts”

Azerbaijan’s minister, president of Zira Football Club hold meeting with members of national futsal team

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Azer News

By Trend The Azerbaijani team beat the Slovakian team in thequarter-final of the European Minifootball Championship and reachedthe semifinals in Slovakia’s Košice, Trend reports. On June 10, Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan FaridGayibov and Honorary President of the Zira Football Club OrkhanMammadov held a video meeting with members of the national team,congratulating them on their victory and wishing them success inthe semifinals. The head coach of the futsal team Elshad Guliyev expressedgratitude on behalf of the team. The semi-final match started at 20:30 (GMT+4) June 10 at theSte… Read More “Azerbaijan’s minister, president of Zira Football Club hold meeting with members of national futsal team”

Denver Broncos Sold To Walmart Heir Rob Walton For $4.65 Billion

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uSports.org

It took a number of years and $4.65 billion, but the Denver Broncos have finally been sold. The new ownership group is led by Walmart’s heir Rob Walton, his daughter Carrie Walton Penner, her husband Greg Penner, and Mellody Hobson, co-CEO of Ariel Investments, Chair of Starbucks Corporation, and a director at J.P. Morgan. The price tag is a record price paid for any North American sports franchise. The sale is currently under review by the NFL’s finance committee and needs to be approved by a full vote of NFL owners. Twenty-four of the thirty-two owners are required to vote yes for the sale t… Read More “Denver Broncos Sold To Walmart Heir Rob Walton For $4.65 Billion”

Taco Bell, Wendy’s and McDonald’s Want You to Have Free Food

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The Street

By Veronika Bondarenko Fast-food chains are literally giving away all sort of free stuff (but there’s a catch). Fast-food chains are working hard to make better use of technology that gives them keen insights into their customers’ tastes and preferences. Developing apps, and getting people to use them, are both a source of pride and a thorn in the side of almost every major fast-food chain these days. From enticing buyers with free food to making certain items available only through the app, chains will often try a variety of incentives to get customers to use them. Customers ordering online b… Read More “Taco Bell, Wendy’s and McDonald’s Want You to Have Free Food”

Forget the apologists, there’s no excuse for Putin’s bloody land grab

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Hong Kong Free Press

Warfare, as the Israeli General Moshe Dayan observed, is at once the most deplorable and most exciting of human activities. Traditionally, watching it without taking part was not on the menu. Either you attended and ran the consequent risks or you had to be content with dispatches. Television offered the illusion of spectatorship. You cannot do much in a 90-second standard report. Also television crews found that one of the unmentionable problems of war reporting was to find images which were not so gruesome that they would be vetoed as unfit for family viewing. Feature films were of course fi… Read More “Forget the apologists, there’s no excuse for Putin’s bloody land grab”