Thu. May 13th, 2021

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Our Teaser of the Week stayed in the win column with the Giants pulling out the outright win despite not covering the closing line and the Packers taking care of business, and the cash moves us to 7-4-1 on the year with our top two teaser options each week. And it’s a good thing we have a nice cushion heading into Week 13, because the options aren’t great.

Only two teams offer classic advantage teaser options this week, but I’m hesitant to tease the Raiders down under -3 on a road trip out east for a second straight week, even going against the putrid Jets. We dodged a bullet teasing the road Giants last week, and I’m in no hurry to try it again so soon.

I’ve done the legwork of going through all the lines as of Tuesday night and identifying the best teasing opportunities. Below, I’ve ranked all

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Cloud-based data warehousing startup Snowflake (NYSE: SNOW) saw its stock rally by over 20% last week to about $330 per share, valuing the company at about $90 billion. While there wasn’t much news from the company over the past week, there could be a couple of factors that drove up the stock. Firstly, Snowflake is likely to report its first set of quarterly results as a public company on December 2 and investors are likely anticipating strong numbers. For perspective, the consensus estimates that the company will post revenue of about $148 million, and a loss per share of about -$0.26. Separately, investors have continued to double down on high-growth and software stocks through the last week, after taking a breather earlier in the month amid the vaccine news. For example, Zoom gained about 12% over the last week while Tesla stock was up by about 18%. This also

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SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Mackenzie Salmon goes around the league and breaks down all the biggest story lines from Week 12 in the NFL.

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The New Orleans Saints (9-2) and Atlanta Falcons (4-7) face off on Sunday in a Week 13 NFL game.

Which team will get the victory?

Check out these Week 13 NFL picks and predictions for the game, which can be seen at 11 a.m. Arizona time on Fox.

MORE: NFL playoff odds: Arizona Cardinals’ postseason chances take hit vs. New England Patriots

CBS Sports: Saints a 3-point favorite in the game

John Breech writes: “The Saints have dominated this rivalry over the past two years going 5-1 both straight-up and ATS in their past six games against the Falcons. The Saints have also covered in four straight games this season, including the past two without Drew Brees. Speaking of Brees, the Saints are

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SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Mackenzie Salmon goes around the league and breaks down all the biggest story lines from Week 12 in the NFL.

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The Cincinnati Bengals (2-8-1) and Miami Dolphins (7-4) face off on Sunday in a Week 13 NFL game.

Which team will get the victory?

Check out these Week 13 NFL picks and predictions for the game, which can be seen at 11 a.m. Arizona time on CBS.

MORE: NFL playoff odds: Arizona Cardinals’ postseason chances take hit vs. New England Patriots

CBS Sports: Dolphins an 11.5-point favorite in the game

John Breech writes: “You probably don’t want to bet on an upset in this game and that’s because the Bengals are winless in their last 19 games away from Cincinnati (0-18-1 straight-up). That being said, they have done a good job of covering during that streak, going 11-8 ATS. As for the Dolphins,

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Cyber Monday is here, which means you’re probably already getting inundated with information about the best deals.

Back in the old days, it was easier to keep track of the sales. You’d see Black Friday and Cyber Monday ads from major retailers detailing their plan and you’d circle the biggest “doorbuster” deals of the season.

Now, in 2020, things are a bit different. Retail ads start leaking out in October for “early Black Friday sales,” and almost all the biggest discounts can be snagged online. Heck, even retailer ad scans are online. That means, while you run the risk of being digitally overloaded, it’s now easier than ever for you to successfully master the holiday shopping season. 

With that said, we’re rounding up the best deals for professionals and remote workers and listing all the retailer ads and sale hubs — all with the goal of making sure you get

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SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Mackenzie Salmon goes around the league and breaks down all the biggest story lines from Week 12 in the NFL.

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The New York Giants  (4-7) and Seattle Seahawks (8-3) face off on Sunday in a Week 13 NFL game.

Which team will get the victory?

Check out these Week 13 NFL picks and predictions for the game, which can be seen at 2:05 p.m. Arizona time on Fox.

MORE: NFL power rankings: Arizona Cardinals’ questions mount after loss to New England Patriots

CBS Sports: Seahawks a 9-point favorite in the game

John Breech writes: “The Giants have somehow turned into one of the safest bets in the NFL over the past few weeks, going 6-2 ATS in their past eight games (4-4 straight-up). Amazingly, they’ve actually been even better on the road, going 8-1 ATS in their past nine road games (3-6 straight-up).

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Unilever has become the latest major company to hop on the four-day work week bandwagon, lending credence to the idea that flexible working is here to stay.



a group of people standing in front of a building: TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY JULIETTE RABAT - A picture taken on June 5, 2015 shows employees walking pass the logo of Unilever at the headquarters in Rotterdam. Unilever is a multinational company in the field of food, personal care and cleaning products. In 1930, Lever Brother, a British soap maker and Margarine, a Dutch company, merged to optimize their requirements and create the multinational Unilever. AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS (Photo by JOHN THYS / AFP) (Photo by JOHN THYS/AFP via Getty Images)


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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY JULIETTE RABAT – A picture taken on June 5, 2015 shows employees walking pass the logo of Unilever at the headquarters in Rotterdam. Unilever is a multinational company in the field of food, personal care and cleaning products. In 1930, Lever Brother, a British soap maker and Margarine, a Dutch company, merged to optimize their requirements and create the multinational Unilever. AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS (Photo by JOHN THYS / AFP) (Photo by JOHN THYS/AFP via Getty Images)

On Tuesday, the distributor of Lipton’s tea, Dove soap and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream announced it would test shorter working hours for all its employees in New Zealand, letting them decide which four

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Administration will hold a meeting next week and is giving residents 30 days to comment on plans top open a car-shredding operation on the Southeast Side that will replace General Iron’s longtime home in Lincoln Park.

General Iron’s owner Reserve Management Group has filed an application with the city’s Department of Public Health for a final permit needed to open its car and metal-shredding business on East 116th Street along the Calumet River. The facility, which is under construction, is opposed by community groups concerned about additional pollution in an area that already suffers from poor air quality.

The city also will host a virtual public meeting at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 to discuss the process.

“I know this has been a long and complicated conversation,” Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Allison Arwady said in an interview. “There’s a community meeting scheduled and the hope really

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(Bloomberg) — Consumer goods giant Unilever will trial a four-day working week in New Zealand to enhance worker wellbeing and boost productivity.



a close up of a sign: The Unilever NV logo sits on a a jar of Marmite, manufactured by Unilever NV, in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. On Sunday, Kraft Heinz Co. withdrew its bid for Unilever, which would've created the world's No. 2 food-and-beverage company.


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The Unilever NV logo sits on a a jar of Marmite, manufactured by Unilever NV, in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. On Sunday, Kraft Heinz Co. withdrew its bid for Unilever, which would’ve created the world’s No. 2 food-and-beverage company.

All 81 workers will be eligible to work for four days on full pay, New Zealand Managing Director Nick Bangs said in a statement Tuesday. Most of the staff are based at Unilever’s Auckland headquarters and distribution center after the company closed manufacturing operations in 2015.

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“The old days of working are outdated and no longer fit for purpose,” said Bangs. “Our goal is to measure performance on output, not time.”

The trial, which starts this month and

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