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New York Times braces for 24-hour newsroom strike

The New York Times is bracing for a 24-hour walkout by hundreds of journalists and other employees

The New York Times is bracing for a 24-hour walkout by hundreds of journalists and other employees. It would be the first strike of its kind at the paper in more than 40 years. Newsroom employees and other members of The NewsGuild of New York say they are fed up with bargaining that has dragged on since their last contract expired in March 2021. The union announced last week that more than 1,100 employees would stage a 24-hour work stoppage starting at 12:01 a.m. Thursday unless a deal could be struck. The union said Wednesday the walkout would take place. A Times spokesperson said the paper has contingency plans to continue operating with minimal disruptions. Read moreNew York Times braces for 24-hour newsroom strike

Ronaldo loses Portugal spot to sully World Cup journey

The dream is still alive for Cristiano Ronaldo at the World Cup

The dream is still alive for Cristiano Ronaldo at the World Cup. Soccer’s most prolific modern-day scorer might yet claim the one major title to elude him in a career like no other. But it didn’t quite feel that way as he walked off the field alone at Lusail Stadium and left the rest of the Portugal team to celebrate getting through to the quarterfinals after a 6-1 rout of Switzerland. It was a rather sad sight as a veteran in decline departed the scene and his teammates continued to party. A bruising few weeks for Ronaldo have seen lose his contract at Manchester United and now lose his place in Portugal's team. Read moreRonaldo loses Portugal spot to sully World Cup journey

Adam Scott is the one player everyone assumed would be a perfect fit for LIV Golf. But he's still on the PGA Tour. And he might be the only one capable of making sense without making enemies. Scott's comments last week at the Australian Open are worth noting. He has listened to Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods say LIV leader Greg Norman must go before anything is solved. Scott doesn't understand why golf has to come together. He believes the PGA Tour should run its course and LIV Golf should do its thing. Lawsuits and countersuits make that difficult. Read moreColumn: Adam Scott makes sense without making enemies

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