Gophers men’s basketball coach Ben Johnson has ‘curious mind,’ personal recruiting style

Johnson watches game film constantly and his inquisitiveness prompts him to take and file away notes. It might be from old NBA footage, a college game in another time zone, maybe a fad out of Europe or something from his personal experiences as a player or coach.

“He would say, ‘We were at Minnesota and we played (this) team in 2014,’ ” Xavier head coach Travis Steele recalled in an interview with the Pioneer Press this week. “ ‘Here is the action that I feel would be really good going into this game.’

“I would be like, ‘Wow. OK. Show

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The Best Spring 2021 Fashion Collaborations and Capsule Collections

Adidas Originals x Wales Bonner Returns

The second collection from the ongoing collaboration between Adidas Originals and the British-Jamaican designer Grace Wales Bonner is inspired primarily by the 1980s Jamaican dancehall scene. The highly anticipated drop, which is available on the Adidas website and SSENSE starting today, includes Sambas and Nizza sneakers in playful color combinations, tailored tracksuit separates, and crocheted tops inspired by old-school soccer jerseys. Consider your summer weekend uniform sorted.

One-of-a-Kind Pieces from Altuzarra

Altuzarra is the latest designer brand to embrace upcycled fabrics from its own archives, releasing this month a limited run of unique tops,

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Denzel Washington crashes New York wedding photoshoot

The couple has been identified by Page Six as Emily and Sami Saifan

Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington crashed a couple’s photoshoot while walking through New York City.

The couple had just gotten married and were taking photos in Central Park where Washington happened to be on-set filming his new movie, Journals for Jordan.

The actor stopped and took a photo with the bride and groom who were dressed in their wedding finery. Washington was dressed in a plaid shirt and a Yankees cap and wore a black face mask.

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You can lower your property taxes by shopping local under bill N.J. lawmakers just sent Murphy

Want to save on your property tax bill as a reward for shopping local?

The state Legislature on Thursday approved legislation (A4806) allowing and New Jersey municipalities to create this kind of incentive program that encourages property owners to patronize their local businesses with discounted property taxes.

The average property tax bill in New Jersey hit a whopping $9,112 last year.

Such programs already exist in places like Marlboro, which bills its program as the first in the country, Voorhees, Haddonfield, and in Union Township, where homeowners are reminded that the more they shop,

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Ac/Dc Partners With Australian Jewelry, Accessories And Lifestyle Brand Heart Of Bone

AC/DC has partnered with Australian jewelry, accessories and lifestyle brand Heart Of Bone. Almost two years in the making, this incredible collection fuses advanced bio molecular microscopy technology with traditional craftsmanship to create Heart Of Bone x AC/DC — a high-voltage unisex luxury rockware inspired by the band’s rock ‘n’ roll legacy.

There is something for every AC/DC fan including:

* Limited-edition bespoke 9k solid gold tribute collectors’ rings

* Bespoke sterling silver tribute rings in three unique styles

* “Ready To Rock” artisan crafted stainless steel jewelry styles

* 100% Australian-made organic cotton limited edition t-shirts made using

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Quincy fashion illustrator Holly Nichols pens new book

QUINCY – Holly Nichols has always been drawn to style.

The 30-year-old Quincy resident went from sketching dresses on cocktail napkins while bartending weddings to haute-shot fashion illustrator, a career she launched on Instagram and grew to almost 700,000 followers.

“During the slow parts of the wedding, I would take the napkins at the bar and draw all the gowns that I saw,” she said. “I’ve always loved drawing women in dresses.”

Nichols right hand brings to life what is in her heart – a passion for fashion and art. Her illustrations – a whimsical gestural style with colorful, bold

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