QBs Brady, Newton, Rivers still finding footing in new homes

Cam Newton rattles off nicknames for teammates like he’s calling plays in the huddle.



FILE - New England Patriots quarterbacks Cam Newton, left, and Jarrett Stidham sit on the bench with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, right, in the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Foxborough, Mass., in this Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, file photo. The AFC doesn’t lack for drama or star power even though Tom Brady has taken his talents to Davis Beach. In the wake of his departure, the Patriots have crashed like a meteorite. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)


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FILE – New England Patriots quarterbacks Cam Newton, left, and Jarrett Stidham sit on the bench with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, right, in the second half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Foxborough, Mass., in this Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, file photo. The AFC doesn’t lack for drama or star power even though Tom Brady has taken his talents to Davis Beach. In the wake of his departure, the Patriots have crashed like a meteorite. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Buzzo. Bo Diddley. Bent Dog. Crazy Legs. 30 for 30. Kicker Guy. Punter Guy. Snapper Guy.

Newton’s got one for just about everyone. Some clear, others covert, most comical.

“I’ve been a part of teams where, at times you feel like, even though you’re sharing or you’re

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Hospitality sector boosts Tokyo stocks, stay-at-home winners lose footing

* Nikkei hits fresh 29-year high, value shares jump

* Vaccine news raises hope of broad earnings recovery

* Airlines, train companies jump, OLC hits record high

* Internet companies, high-flying Mothers index dive

* Turnover hits 4 trln yen, highest in 5 months

TOKYO, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei share average hit its best level in nearly three decades on Tuesday as pandemic-battered shares of airlines, railway operators and department stores jumped on news of progress in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Investors switched to beaten-down value shares while dumping those which benefited from the stay-at-home trend during the pandemic, such as internet service firms and game companies.

“With increasing clarity, people are getting more optimistic,” said Masa Takeda, portfolio manager at SPARX, subadvisor to the Hennessy Japan Fund.

“What I’m hoping to see is the economy starting to open up again around the world. I think

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Nikkei gains as hospitality shares jump, stay-home winners lose footing

TOKYO, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei share average rallied to a 29-year high on Tuesday as battered airlines, railway and department store operator shares jumped on news of progress in the development a COVID-19 vaccine.

Investors switched to beaten-down value shares while dumping those which benefited from the stay-at-home trend during the pandemic, such as internet service firms and game companies.

The Nikkei rose 1.17% to 25,131.71, hitting its best level since June 1991 and rising for a sixth straight session. The broader Topix gained 1.62% to 1,709.06.

Airliner ANA Holdings jumped 16.9%, while the country’s three big railway operators — East Japan Railway , West Japan Railway and Central Japan Railway — all vaulted more than 10%.

Department store chain J.Front Retailing gained 10.7%, while rival Isetan Mitsukoshi soared 8.9%.

Pfizer and German partner BioNTech SE said its experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective based on

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