After nine years on the job, a CNN reporter was laid off. She decided to say her farewell in a way that was gently funny while still making a point about the dangers of cutting news staff size. Plus she’s well-stocked in office supplies now.
NFL 2014 season kickoff: Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks (8 p.m. EDT, NBC) - The National Football League season begins with a pair of popular teams meeting in the league’s loudest stadium. Fantasy footballers, all your preparation gets tested started tonight.
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Microsoft’s prediction program that correctly forecast the winners in 15 of 16 World Cup knockout games has made its picks for Week 1 of the 2014 NFL season. For tonight’s season-starting game, it gives the Seattle Seahawks a 74 percent chance of beating the Green Bay Packers. If you need to call your “guy” and make arrangements for a harmless little wager, now is the time to do it.
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