Tag: Routine General News

Matt Lauer’s Waterfront Home in the Hamptons Resurfaces for $44M

The former “Today Show” co-host Matt Lauer is once again trying to change the channel on his Hamptons home. His compound in Sag Harbor, NY, has returned to market with a price of $43,995,000. The property had been listed in June 2019 for $44.8 million, following the former anchor’s divorce from Annette Roque. But that […]

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‘My goodness’ — Patrick Mahomes reacts to a record $4.3 million sale of his rookie card

Patrick Mahomes has beaten Tom Brady. Unlike their recent Super Bowl matchup when Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Mahomes and the Chiefs, Mahomes has overtaken Brady in one thing: most valuable rookie card. PWCC, one of the biggest sports trading cards and collectibles marketplaces in the world, announced that a 2017 National Treasures […]

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Cost of the Olympics: How the 2020 Tokyo Games are one of the most expensive ever

This Summer’s Tokyo Olympics could lead to billions of dollars in losses for Japan as costs continue to rise. Funding the stadium renovations, athlete accommodations and event marketing has run up more than $20 billion in estimated costs for hosting the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics, making it one of the most expensive Games in history. […]

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About 100 U.S. athletes at the Tokyo Olympics are unvaccinated, medical chief says

The Tokyo Olympics have officially begun in Japan despite spiking cases of COVID-19 in several countries. Athletes from all over the world, including the United States, have left to compete for medals in Tokyo, and many of them were vaccinated prior to their departure. See also: With a cost of over $20 billion and decreased […]

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A rare sake is finally available in the U.S., just in time for the Tokyo Olympics

The bottle Minenohakubai’s King of Modern Light sake, $36 (available through Wine Access) The back story With the world turning its attention to Tokyo for the Olympics, we find ourselves looking for a suitable Japanese beverage to sip as we prepare to watch the games. And that leaves us looking for — what else? — […]

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How to watch the Tokyo Olympics for (mostly) free

It’s been delayed a year, will have almost no fans in attendance and there’s a 13-hour time difference with the U.S. East Coast, but the Tokyo Olympics will still offer some must-see viewing when they kick off Friday. The only question is, where? The good news is that you can watch thousands of hours of […]

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