Bob Diaco Out As Head Coach Of UConn Football – Hartford Courant

Bob Diaco has been relieved of his duties as UConn football coach, effective Jan. 2, UConn announced Monday morning. With the 2017 transaction date, Diaco’s buyout will be $3.4 million. The five-year contract Diaco signed in May called for a $5 million buyout had the effective date of his firing come in 2016. Diaco was […]

Alabama football: Bowl game travel days, 90 years apart – SECcountry.com

Good morning. The Rammer Jammer is a daily rundown of everything you need to know about Alabama athletics, published every weekday morning. Like many of us, Alabama football is on the road Monday, traveling to the site of its New Year’s Eve bowl and semifinal in Atlanta, treading, in a way, in footsteps 91 years […]

Monday Night Football: What time, channel is Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys (12/26/16); live stream, watch online – NJ.com

The Dallas Cowboys (12-2) have locked up home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs, but before they get there, Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Dez Bryant will host another playoff hopeful in the Detroit Lions (9-5). Matthew Stafford, Golden Tate and Marvin Jones will lead the Lions into a Week 16 Monday Night Football game at 8:30 on Dec. 26, at […]

My Six Favorite Travel Posts of 2016 – Forbes

My Six Favorite Travel Posts of 2016 – Forbes

At the keyboard (Photo: Wikimedia) As a travel writer I’m used to moving around, but the past year was an especially busy one. I flew, cruised, trained, jeeped, biked, golf-carted, drove, rode (smelly animals of different sizes), and walked around five continents, and the results will continue to come up in future posts. I have […]

Wintry weather leading to a few travel headaches – USA TODAY

Wintry weather leading to a few travel headaches – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share Travel conditions remained hazardous as a winter storm swept across much of the northern Great Plains Monday, with blowing and drifting snow creating near-zero visibility on some roads. USA TODAY Chris Barrett walks in low visibility conditions in downtown Mandan, N.D., during the Christmas Day blizzard on Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016.(Photo: […]

Silly travel rules we hope will end in 2017 – USA TODAY

Silly travel rules we hope will end in 2017 – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share 2017 is right around the corner, and if your new year’s resolution is to travel more, then here are the Top 5 countries to visit according to Lonely Planet. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more. Buzz60 Hotel guests in desirable destinations like Miami are increasingly facing mandatory resort fees that don’t […]

Wet Weather Makes for Messy Post-Holiday Travel – NBC Chicago

Wet Weather Makes for Messy Post-Holiday Travel – NBC Chicago

Wet weather and fog Monday morning made for difficult travel conditions in the Chicago area just after the holiday weekend ended. Dozens of flights were canceled at both O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport by the early morning hours as rain and warmer temperatures moved in. Just before 7 a.m., O’Hare Airport had canceled at […]

UK housing market: what to expect in 2017 – The Guardian

There have been two significant influences on the housing market in 2016: stamp duty and the EU referendum result. Stamp duty changes introduced two years ago had already started to have an impact at the top of the market, where the upfront cost of buying a home had increased substantially. Another change, the introduction of […]

UK shoppers head out in their millions to brave Boxing Day sales – The Guardian

While many people were still sleeping off the extra calories – and alcohol – consumed on Christmas Day, millions of the nation’s hardcore shoppers had set their alarms, ready to be up and out to bag the biggest bargains on Boxing Day. Jace Tyrrell, chief executive of the New West End Company, representing stores on […]