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  • Rebel Women: remembering Victorian New York's female activists

    A new exhibition celebrates a progressive set of women for their varied contributions at a time when male-dominated society wasn’t ready for them With regressive gender politics and a restrictive legal system, the Victorian era is not exactly remembered as an empowering era for women. But the Museum of the City of New York is shining a light on a set of oft-forgotten figures: the 19th-century heroines who broke all the rules in a new exhibition called Rebel Women, a tribute to the “nasty women”...

    the Guardian
  • Institutional money is growing the crypto space, says Coinbase vice president

    Institutional investments in cryptocurrency are helping to grow the industry, Coinbase Vice President and General Manager Adam White told CNBC.

    CNBC
  • Novak Djokovic, Angelique Kerber, Serena Williams made comebacks at Wimbledon

    LONDON - From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber, to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts. When Djokovic won his fourth title at the All England Club and first at a Grand Slam tournament in more than two years by beating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Sunday, it was the culmination of what he called a "journey" and a "process" as he returned from surgery to his right elbow. Kerber collected...

    SFGate
  • NBA free-agent bargains found — and those still out there

    Even after roughly $1.5 billion in contracts were finalized during the first two weeks of free agency, there is still plenty of shopping for NBA teams to do over the coming weeks. Most of it will be for bargains. The biggest deals of the NBA summer - like Chris Paul, Paul George and LeBron James getting contracts that will pay them a combined $450 million over the next four years - almost certainly are done. A blockbuster trade involving San Antonio's Kawhi...

    SFGate
  • Names & Faces: Boomer Esiason, Charles Barkley

    Boomer Esiason The 14-year NFL quarterback is is dropping his national radio duties on NFL Monday night games. Esiason was the analyst on Westwood One's broadcast for 18 years, sharing the booth with Kevin Harlan and, before that, Marv Albert and Howard David. Citing his daily drive-time radio show in New York and his work on CBS and Showtime studio shows, Esiason said Monday "the timing was right for me to step away." Esiason created the Boomer Esiason Foundation in 1993 after...

    SFGate
  • Business News Roundup, July 17

    Retail Prime Day hits some glitches Amazon's website ran into some early snags Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created. Shoppers clicking on many Prime Day links after the noon launch got only images of dogs - some quite abashed-looking - with the words, "Uh-oh. Something went wrong on our end." People took...

    SFGate