There has been a curious contrast at play in London this week. While Mo Farah has faced slurs on his character and accusations of “disgraceful conduct” at a training camp in Ethiopia, Eliud Kipchoge, the undisputed king of the marathon, has gone about his business in trademark understated fashion. As a storm rages, his obliviousness abounds. No mud-slinging for him. If Kipchoge possesses even a semblance of diva, he has done a remarkable job of hiding it. Face wrinkled after years of hard graft and with deep, dark eyes that hint at a wisdom far beyond his 34 years, the idea of Kipchoge behaving any differently since shattering the marathon world record last September is so alien to him that he does not even understand the concept. “What do you mean, change?” he replies, confused when asked how he has stayed so humble. On Kipchoge’s bedside table in Kenya sits a book called A New Earth, by Eckhart Tolle, the central theme of which is to achieve happiness by … [Read more...] about Eliud Kipchoge shuns mud-slinging ahead of London Marathon
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Finding a plant-based meal in Boston hasn’t always been easy. But that has changed recently, as a new generation of meat-free options has sprung up to complement long-standing vegetarian and vegan favorites. That’s great news for a lot of us, whether you’ve decided to go sans-meat yourself or are just looking to do 2019 on a new foot. Here are 16 places to start. 1. Clover Food LabClover Food Lab has been carrying the torch for local, sustainable vegetarian fare since 2008, and the fast-casual chain now has 12 locations scattered throughout Greater Boston and beyond. Constant tinkering has been a part of Clover’s DNA since day one, and mainstays like the chickpea fritters and barbecue seitan are constantly joined by seasonal specials and new creations. Almost all can be ordered as sandwiches on homemade whole-wheat pita or as platters. (27 School St., Boston; 160 Federal St., Boston; 360 Longwood Ave., Boston; 496 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge; 1075 Cambridge … [Read more...] about A field guide to 16 essential vegetarian restaurants
0 of 6 NBA free agency is one of those magical times that inspire a sense of renewal. Possibilities abound, and even the most downtrodden teams can rest their hopes on nailing the right signing—one that will change their fortunes. It's refreshing. But it's also terrifying. Especially if you're one of the teams on our list, each facing franchise-altering summers that hinge on the frenzy of player movement during those first few days of July. As superstars make their decisions, dynasties and superteams will blossom...or wilt. Many of these teams have been looking forward to free agency all season. Some, in contrast, have probably been dreading it. All of them will head into the most critical part of the 2019 offseason with a ton on the line. 1 of 6 Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Milwaukee Bucks Brook Lopez, Khris Middleton and Malcolm Brogdon are all ticketed for free agency this summer. If their exits deplete the Bucks' talent pool enough to frustrate Giannis Antetokounmpo, … [Read more...] about NBA Teams with Most on the Line During 2019 Free Agency
Division titles and 100-win seasons have become the norm in Houston by Dayn Perry @daynperry Mar 13, 2019 at 12:10 pm ET • 7 min read Previously On CBS Sports HQ... Free 24-Hour Sports News Network Learn More A third straight AL West title and a third straight 100-win season? Those laudable goals hang in the balance for the Houston Astros, but their season won't be considered a success unless they win the World Series for a second time in the last three years. In a sport like baseball, with so much built-in parity and randomness, that's perhaps an unfair weight to carry, but that's the reality for Houston. Now let's have a closer look at what's ahead for them in 2019 ... 2018 record: 103-59 (+263 run differential)2019 depth chart: Click here 2019 schedule: Click hereProbable lineupGeorge Springer, CFAlex Bregman, 3BJose Altuve, 2BCarlos Correa, SSMichael Brantley, LFYuli Gurriel, 1BTyler White, DHJosh Reddick … [Read more...] about Houston Astros 2019 season preview: Another AL West title is likely — what about another World Series?
Express-News Editorial Board Published 4:46 pm CST, Friday, January 4, 2019 The Legislature should help consumers discern the difference between urgent care and free-standing emergency room facilities when it comes to the ultimate medical bills they will accrue. Here, the Concentra Urgent Care clinic at the Fiesta Trails shopping center in 2015. less The Legislature should help consumers discern the difference between urgent care and free-standing emergency room facilities when it comes to the ultimate medical bills they will accrue. Here, the Concentra ... more Photo: Edward A. Ornelas /San Antonio Express-News Photo: Edward A. Ornelas /San Antonio Express-News Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The Legislature should help consumers discern the difference between urgent … [Read more...] about Free-standing ERs leave Texas consumers confused.