B/R’s Official Wish List for the 2019 NBA Dunk Contest

B/R’s Official Wish List for the 2019 NBA Dunk Contest

0 of 5 Seth Wenig/Associated Press Only four players have ever won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest in consecutive seasons. That group will not expand during the 2019 version, as reigning champion Donovan Mitchell will not attempt to defend his title Feb. 16. "I loved doing the dunk contest last year, and it was a…
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins tells us how he led the $200 billion company to growth when everybody expected it to get crushed in the cloud wars

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins tells us how he led the $200 billion company to...

When John Chambers announced his retirement as CEO of Cisco, he hand-picked Chuck Robbins to be his successor. And when Robbins officially took over, he called his shot: Under his leadership, Cisco would move faster — much faster — to stay ahead of the changing times. At the time, Cisco was still a Silicon Valley…
In the absence of Trump, Brazil’s Bolsonaro likely to be the star attraction at Davos

In the absence of Trump, Brazil’s Bolsonaro likely to be the star attraction at...

Evaristo Sa | AFP | Getty Images Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech during the appointment ceremony of the new heads of public banks, at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on January 7, 2019. Brazil's newly-elected populist President Jair Bolsonaro will take center stage at the World Economic Forum (WEF) next week, taking the baton…
After Mueller throws water on BuzzFeed’s explosive story on Trump, the President took a Twitter victory lap

After Mueller throws water on BuzzFeed’s explosive story on Trump, the President took a...

President Donald Trump has finally found something he agrees with special counsel Robert Mueller on. Roughly half a day after BuzzFeed dropped an explosive story alleging Trump asked his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress on his behalf, the special counsel released a rare public statement that stated "BuzzFeed's descriptions of specific statements…
Airlines warn of travel disruptions from winter storm and waive change fees

Airlines warn of travel disruptions from winter storm and waive change fees

Airlines canceled hundreds of flights on Friday, as a rapidly-moving winter storm is forecast to bring snow, ice, sleet and heavy winds from the Midwest to New England, snarling travel during the busy three-day weekend. More than 300 flights in and out of Chicago's two main airports were called off on Friday and more than…
Report: Nuggets Hopeful Isaiah Thomas Returns from Injury Before All-Star Break

Report: Nuggets Hopeful Isaiah Thomas Returns from Injury Before All-Star Break

Rocky Widner/Getty Images Isaiah Thomas' rehab reportedly has progressed to a point where the two-time All-Star could make his season debut for the Denver Nuggets before the All-Star break.  Per ESPN.com's Adrian Wojnarowski, Thomas and the Nuggets are hopeful he will play during a two-game homestand against the Miami Heat and Sacramento Kings from Feb.…
A $1 trillion strategist lays out the looming worst-case scenario of the government shutdown, and how investors should safeguard their money

A $1 trillion strategist lays out the looming worst-case scenario of the government shutdown,...

Stock market investors are still largely shrugging off the longest US government shutdown in history. The partial shutdown entered its 28th day Friday as Democrats and Republicans had still not reached an agreement over President Donald Trump's request for $5.7 billion to construct a wall along the US-Mexico border. Since the shutdown began on December…
Tesla has $920 million in debt that’s coming due — and it could wipe out a large chunk of the company’s cash

Tesla has $920 million in debt that’s coming due — and it could wipe...

Tesla has a billion dollar debt coming due, and it could wipe out nearly a third of the company's cash if the stock price doesn't improve. About $920 million in convertible senior notes expires on March 1 at a conversion price of $359.87 per share. But Tesla's stock hasn't traded above $359 for weeks. If…
What Mueller’s extraordinarily unprecedented move to dispute BuzzFeed’s story on the record tells us

What Mueller’s extraordinarily unprecedented move to dispute BuzzFeed’s story on the record tells us

Journalists, pundits, and experts sought to make sense of the special counsel Robert Mueller's move to dispute a BuzzFeed News report, which according to two law-enforcement sources, indicated President Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the proposed Trump Tower Moscow deal. "BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the Special Counsel's Office,…
Kenneth Faried, Nets Reportedly in ‘Advanced’ Talks on Contract Buyout

Kenneth Faried, Nets Reportedly in ‘Advanced’ Talks on Contract Buyout

David Zalubowski/Associated Press Kenneth Faried's tenure with the Brooklyn Nets could be coming to an end soon, setting him up to move to the Houston Rockets.  Per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, Faried and the Nets are in "advanced discussions" about a contract buyout that would make him a free agent.  ESPN's Adrian…