NBA Pros Weigh in on Possible Harden, Westbrook Trades for Houston Rockets thumbnail

NBA Pros Weigh in on Possible Harden, Westbrook Trades for Houston Rockets

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressFollowing a failed extension negotiation before the 2019-20 NBA season, Mike D’Antoni was always going to move on from the Houston Rockets—at least, that was the buzz from several executives around the league. The official decision may have come after the 4-1 playoff loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, but it was…

Ubisoft execs reportedly vetoed plans for Kassandra to be the sole hero of Assassin's Creed Odyssey thumbnail

Ubisoft execs reportedly vetoed plans for Kassandra to be the sole hero of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

‘Women Don’t Sell’A new report into toxic culture at Ubisoft suggests that 2018 open-world adventure Assassin’s Creed Odyssey was initially designed with only one protagonist in mind: Spartan mercenary Kassandra. However, execs at the publisher demanded the sequel include an alternate male protagonist, reportedly telling the team that “Women don’t sell.” This latest revelation is…

Three top DOE execs have now jumped ‘Titanic’ NYC school system thumbnail

Three top DOE execs have now jumped ‘Titanic’ NYC school system

Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top deputy has officially jumped ship, while another top educrat is joining a Department of Education exodus one observer likened to escaping the Titanic. Cheryl Watson-Harris, Carranza’s first deputy chancellor for just two years, is leaving to become schools superintendent in DeKalb County, Ga., a suburb of Atlanta with 99,000 students.…

JCPenney's top execs get big bonuses after company furloughs majority of its associates thumbnail

JCPenney’s top execs get big bonuses after company furloughs majority of its associates

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. said in a regulatory filing over the weekend that it paid big-dollar bonuses to multiple executive officers within the company just weeks after it announced it would be furloughing the majority of its hourly store associates amid the economic strain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.The corporation said in the filing on Sunday that…