Will Hobson, The Washington Post Published 8:01 am PST, Wednesday, December 26, 2018 A file photo of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game in 2016. The bowl's executive, Jim McVay, makes $1 million a year. A file photo of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game in 2016. The bowl's executive, Jim McVay, makes $1 million a year. Photo: Chris O'Meara, Associated Press Photo: Chris O'Meara, Associated Press Image 1 of / 37 Caption Close Image 1 of 37 A file photo of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game in 2016. The bowl's executive, Jim McVay, makes $1 million a year. A file photo of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game in 2016. The bowl's executive, Jim McVay, makes $1 million a year. … [Read more...] about He runs one amateur football game per year. He makes more than $1 million.
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By Jennifer Brett, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution In her four years with the American Youth Soccer Organization in Atlanta, Meg Sheldon has seen rosters nearly double.“When I began my involvement we had around 150 to 200 participants,” said Sheldon, a regional commissioner based in the Grant Park area. “Now we have between 250 and 300, a significant increase.” Having Atlanta United in town has helped boost both enrollment and engagement among the young players.“They have definitely been more interested and involved,” she said. “Many of them had previously never watched professional soccer.”Now, of course, they have local champions for inspiration and official word that their sport is front and center. Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Atlanta: DeKalb County officer killed in shooting; suspect also dies 2 Student assaulted with knife at Atlanta’s Douglass High School 3 … [Read more...] about Soccer soars as a spectator sport, but what about youth play?
A sure sign of fall, luxury retailer Neiman Marcus unveiled its annual Christmas Book on Thursday. If you have a few thousand dollars laying around you can spurge on one or two, or more, of the 10 2018 Fantasy Gifts; we're listing them here from high to low: Serenity Solar Yacht - $7,100,000 "Who hasn’t dreamed of exploring the deep blue sea? The world will be your oyster aboard this one-of-a-kind cruiser. Measuring in at 74 feet, it’s the largest solar powered yacht in the world. Also featuring an interior inspired by Neiman Marcus Fashion Director Ken Downing, it’s the chicest, too. With three levels and four main cabins it comfortably sleeps up to 12 people, including a crew of four. As bells and whistles go, it boasts a fully functional kitchen, a state-of-the-art music and entertainment system, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, and ample closet space – important to note, because this gift includes a Neiman Marcus shopping spree. Created by Serenity Yachts, the leaders … [Read more...] about The 2018 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book Is Here
Ever so briefly, Maya Moore offered a glimpse of what it’s like to be The Superstar Maya Moore, and the weight of expectations that come with it.It was after a game in late June. The Lynx had beaten Seattle impressively at the Target Center, the fifth victory in a seven-game winning streak that proved the high point of a difficult, championship-less season. Moore sat at her locker reflecting on the 3-6 start that left Lynx fans apoplectic over the apparent collapse of the dynasty before their eyes. Moore couldn’t know it then — none of us did — but this was as good as it would get.“This is our new normal,” Moore said. Then she laughed softly, in an I-can’t-believe-I’m-going-to-say-this-but-it’s-true-so-why-not kind of way. “Our normal,” she said, “is so hard.”Months before, Moore made a similar observation to Coach Cheryl Reeve, who understood. Not since the 1950s Minneapolis Lakers has a major professional … [Read more...] about The Lynx’s dynasty is over. So where does the team go from here?