The Raptors’ year-long Kawhi Leonard gamble is going swimmingly, but could fall apart for the simplest reasons

David Zalubowski/AP The Toronto Raptors’ one-year gamble on Kawhi Leonard is going about as well as possible. But the Raptors’ looking like potential contenders, Leonard’s return to All-Star form, and the team’s recruiting efforts, might not matter. According to a report, Leonard’s choice in free agency this summer might come down to the Raptors or […]

Man Utd news: Glazers make Ed Woodward job decision after seeing Jose Mourinho gamble fail

Manchester United chief Woodward chose to sack Mourinho last week after talking the decision over with the Glazer family. The Red Devils opted to get rid of Mourinho with the 55-year-old clashing with the likes of Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial, Luke Shaw and Alexis Sanchez during his time in charge. While Mourinho’s head has rolled, […]

The cofounder of a shaving company that’s raised nearly half a billion dollars to take on Unilever and Procter & Gamble explains how he’s building a brand to last 100 years

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Jeff Raider is the cofounder and co-CEO of razor company Harry’s. Raider is also a cofounder of eyeglasses company Warby Parker, and brought its vertically-integrated, direct-to-consumer model to shaving with Harry’s. In an episode of Business Insider’s podcast “This Is Success,” Raider explained how working himself to exhaustion across three jobs taught […]

Roulette Knight’s Thrilling Life Gamble Is Surprisingly Appealing

Russian Roulette is all about risk, but you may be able to cheat the odds in Roulette Knight! Players will be able to take advantage of items, abilities, and risk level to level up their knight and traverse the map, trying not to shoot themselves in the head the entire way. You’ll start as a […]

Leslie Odom, Jr.’s $500,000 gamble that led to ‘Hamilton’

Leslie Odom, Jr., Tony Award winner and author of “Failing Up“, risked $ 500,000 for his role in “Hamilton.” Here’s how his willingness to fail led to one of his greatest successes. Following is a transcript of the video. Leslie Odom, Jr: The willingness to fail led me to some of my greatest successes. I […]

Ono’s rugby gamble pays off

ASAKO Ono begged her parents for the chance to leave Tokyo at 16 to find her destiny in rugby and education in Queensland. At 27, being part of the inaugural Super W season has shown her just how much women’s rugby has grown and how far she has come. “My dad is a schoolteacher and […]

Central banks should gamble on productivity-improving technology

IN 1996 Alan Greenspan began asking why the flashy information technology spreading across America seemed not to be lifting productivity. He was not the first to wonder. A decade earlier Robert Solow, a Nobel prizewinner, famously remarked that computers were everywhere but in the statistics. But Mr Greenspan was uniquely positioned, as the chairman of […]

James Bond: James Norton ODDS ON to replace Daniel Craig over Tom Hardy after HUGE gamble

Craig is sticking around for one final James Bond movie in 2019, but who will replace him as 007? For much of this year Hardy has been the firm favourite, however Norton has now taken the lead. Coral Bookmakers has seen a huge gamble made on the McMafia star in the last day, placing him […]