EA SPORTS FIFA 21 Featuring Robust Career Mode Launches Worldwide Today With Over 3.6 Million Players Already in the Game


Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) launched EA SPORTSFIFA 21, where players can manage every moment of their team’s journey with new additions to Career Mode or immerse themselves in the soul of the streets with groundbreaking updates to VOLTA FOOTBALL, which offers more ways to play with friends online. Combined with the most intelligent gameplay to date and new social experiences in FIFA Ultimate Team™, fans can discover unrivaled authenticity on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC via Origin™ and Steam.

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This year, more players than ever before are jumping into the game early, with over 2.3 million players worldwide already experiencing the excitement of stepping out on the virtual pitch through EA Play**. Players have also been busy creating their dream squads, with more than

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College football rankings: Oklahoma falls into The Bottom 25 after losing second straight game

25. Louisville 1-2 The Cardinals had last weekend off and hung steady on the edge of our rankings. This week it’s a road game against No. 19 Georgia Tech. (Last Week: 25) 24. Oklahoma 1-2 I wrote a bit about my biggest problem with Oklahoma during its loss to Iowa State on Saturday already. Here, I’ll just say that I do not expect Oklahoma to hang around The Bottom 25 for long, but it’s also not out of the question to think this team could lose its next two games against Texas and TCU if it doesn’t get its act together. (Not Ranked) 23. Wake Forest 1-2 The Deacs got into the win column by beating up on Campbell 66-14, but that’s not enough to get out of The Bottom 25. A win this weekend against Virginia might be. (10) 22. Texas State 1-3 My Beloved Bobcats had the weekend
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Full schedule, spreads for every game on Saturday

The ACC and Big 12 begin play this weekend, and the College GameDay crew is back on the road in Winston-Salem for Clemson vs. Wake Forest. The college football season truly begins on Saturday, and you can spend the entire day watching games on the eve of the first NFL Sunday of the year.

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Here’s a rundown of the full FBS slate on Saturday, with TV information for every nationally televised game.

All betting information via BetMGM.

Syracuse vs. No. 18 North Carolina

Time: 12:00 p.m. ET Channel: ACC Network Spread: UNC -24

 Louisiana vs. No. 23 Iowa State

Time: 12:00 p.m. ET Channel: ESPN Spread: Iowa State -11

Charlotte vs. Appalachian State

Time: 12:00 p.m. ET Channel: ESPN 2 Spread: App State -16.5

Eastern Kentucky vs. West Virginia

Time: 12:00 p.m. ET Channel: FS1

Arkansas State vs. Kansas State

Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

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Gen Z is more likely than millennials to get into the startup game

Did you know we have an online event about corporate innovation coming up? Join the Transform track at TNW2020 to explore how big companies stay relevant with new tech trends emerging every day.

Today’s college students – dubbed Generation Z – are beginning to make their mark on the workplace with a distinctly unconventional and often irreverent approach to problem-solving. In my day-to-day interactions with our students, I find that this group doesn’t only ask “Why?” they ask “How can I fix that?” And their curiosity, independence, energy, and assertiveness are transforming the entrepreneurial space.

These post-millennials are less like the bumbling geeks from the cast of the HBO comedy “Silicon Valley” and more in the spirit of a focused problem-solver like a young MacGyver, who would rather invent and innovate as a means to learning and discovery.

What’s energizing to a university president like me is watching this

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The Spin: Teachers Union, Mayor Lightfoot and a new game of brinksmanship? | Durkin says GOP candidates will use ComEd, Madigan as talking points in November election

Reopening schools for the looming new academic year already was gearing up to be a political brawl. But things amped up today as the Chicago Teachers Union — concerned that in-class learning would be dangerous amid the coronavirus pandemic — was planning a House of Delegates meeting next week, a required move on the road to a potential strike.

Anyone who recalls the battles and brinksmanship that played out between union leaders and the mayor during last fall’s knows to brace themselves for a battle.

Parents and guardians were looking to a Friday deadline to inform Chicago Public Schools whether their students would attend in-person classes or stay home. But, as my colleagues reported, sources say CPS — whose CEO and Board of Education is appointed by the mayor — is expected to announce an all-remote learning plan as soon as Wednesday. A source told the Tribune the shift is

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If our reality is a video game, does that solve the problem of evil?

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Pandemics and natural disasters cause pain and suffering to millions worldwide and can challenge the very foundations of human belief systems. They can be particularly challenging for those who believe in an all-knowing and righteous God. The Lisbon earthquake of 1755, for example, shook the previously unquestioned faith of many and led Voltaire to question whether this really could be the best of all possible worlds.

When the Spanish flu struck in 1918, some chose to see it as divine punishment for the sins of mankind and looked to prayer, rather than science, for salvation. Notoriously, the Bishop of Zamora resisted calls from the Spanish authorities to close his churches and instead insisted on holding additional masses and processions.

From a theological standpoint, natural disasters and pandemics inevitably raise the profile of the long-standing and much-debated “problem of evil”. Here is philosopher Galen Strawson’s take on the problem:


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President Trump Says He’s Actually Too Busy to Throw First Pitch at Yankees Game

President Donald Trump said Sunday he was not going to be throwing the opening pitch at a New York Yankees game next month because his “strong focus” was elsewhere — on the novel coronavirus pandemic, the economy and other issues.

He tweeted that he would reschedule for “later in the season,” but did not specify a date. (A White House spokesman had no further comment.)

In his Sunday tweet the president, 74, also once again referred to the coronavirus as the “China Virus”  — a recurring comment that has been slammed as racist by many.

Trump announced last week that he’d agreed to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Aug. 15 game between the Yankees and Boston Red Sox. He said that the Yankees’ president, Randy Levine, had asked him.

“And I say, ‘How’s the crowd going to be?’ And, you know, it’s like you don’t have a

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Meet 5 Dads Who Have Upped Their TikTok Game Amid Coronavirus

With families around the world staying home amid coronavirus, more and more parents are becoming breakout stars on TikTok as the video-sharing app continues to grow in popularity. But while there are, of course, plenty of TikTok moms who deserve recognition — like the mom with the stereotypical Jersey accent who makes the best schmear — today we’re spotlighting some of the dads who have entertained millions of viewers in recent months.

Even in the midst of a pandemic, it seems as though dads can be counted on to keep their kids laughing with stereotypical dad hijinks ranging from dancing to Ariana Grande to impersonating a dinosaur. As one dad who TIME spoke to put it: “I love to make the kids laugh. I’d pretty much do anything to make them laugh. It’s like jet fuel.”

As TikTok has transformed into a hub for activism in recent months, TikTokers have

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