Shawn Windsor Detroit Free Press Published 12:00 AM EDT Mar 29, 2019 EAST LANSING – It was late. Though not by Tom Izzo’s standard. Still, he’d been in the basketball offices for more than 14 hours when he began flipping through a media guide looking for the roster of his 2014 basketball team. “I wouldn’t trade this guy, or this guy, or this guy,” he said as he traced a line down the page with his finger, thinking about the kind of team he had that season to the kind of team he has now. A few minutes earlier, after a day of film study and practice and more film study, he’d declared: “I love this team. But sometimes I’m not sure how we win.” [ Get ready for March Madness with our free Best of the Big Ten newsletter! Subscribe here. ] Actually, he is sure how these Spartans win. In moments, anyway. But in the moments when he thinks about the kind of teams he has had in the … [Read more...] about Michigan State’s Tom Izzo: ‘Sometimes I’m not sure how we win’
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Gov. Charlie Baker is in alignment with the Massachusetts congressional delegation when it comes President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to siphon federal funding for the construction of his long-promised wall along the country’s southern border with Mexico — though he isn’t putting the blame solely on the president. “The governor believes that President Trump and Congress should put partisan politics aside and work together on comprehensive immigration reform to secure the nation’s borders through the legislative process,” Brendan Moss, a spokesman for Baker, told Boston.com in a statement Friday. During the recent government shutdown, the Republican governor told reporters that border security is “a really big deal” and has expressed worries about the impact of another shutdown. “I think it’d be really great for some of those folks in Washington to have a chance to see some of the regular people … [Read more...] about Here’s how Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts delegation reacted to Trump’s national emergency for a border wall
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page David Scharfenberg November 14, 2018 This story is part of the 2018 Top Places to Work issue. We’ll reveal the list of honorees Thursday evening on BostonGlobe.com. A mensch in the corner office — admired and generally well-liked — is good for morale. But what about the balance sheet?A CEO can certainly coax good work out of appreciative subordinates. And being tight with the rank-and-file can lead to valuable intel about what’s really going on with the company.But new research suggests “prestige-oriented” leaders — that is, those who rely on the esteem of colleagues rather than the fear inspired by traditional “dominance” types — can struggle with one key aspect of the job: decisions that are good for the organization but unpopular with underlings. “That desire to be respected and admired can be an … [Read more...] about As leadership styles lean kinder, how do bosses make unpopular decisions?
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a bar in Southern California (all times local):7:10 a.m.Authorities have identified the suspect in a mass shooting at a Southern California bar as 28-year-old Ian David Long.Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean says Long is believed to have killed himself late Wednesday at the Borderline Bar and Grill in the city of Thousand Oaks.Dean says his department had several previous contacts with the former Marine including a call to his home in April, when deputies found him acting irate and irrationally.The sheriff says a mental health crisis team was called at that time and concluded that Long did not need to be taken into custody.Dean says the other prior encounters were a traffic accident and an incident when he was the victim of a battery at a bar.Long was found dead in the Borderline Bar and Grill after 12 people were shot to death late Wednesday.___RELATED: Mass shooting at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousands Oaks, … [Read more...] about Authorities identity 28-year-old Ian David Long as Calif. bar gunman
Results from a new survey reveal cultural differences in whom participants prefer to be spared in fatal accidents. Charles Q. Choi, Contributor, Inside Science Published 10:58 am PDT, Thursday, October 25, 2018 FILE-- The dashboard of the software-updated Tesla Model S P90D shows the icons enabling Tesla's autopilot, featuring limited hands-free steering. FILE-- The dashboard of the software-updated Tesla Model S P90D shows the icons enabling Tesla's autopilot, featuring limited hands-free steering. Photo: Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted a nine-page letter seeking information from Tesla about Autopilot and why it failed to detect a tractor-trailer that crossed in front of a Model S sedan May 7 in Williston, Florida. A spokesman said the agency hasn’t determined if a safety defect exists with Autopilot. less The National Highway … [Read more...] about The Moral Dilemmas of Self-Driving Cars