Even when the A’s offense has been firing on all cylinders this season, one question has always surfaced: How much better could it become with Khris Davis started to produce like Khris Davis again?
Once the catalyst of the A’s lineup — hitting more home runs than any player in

Even when the A’s offense has been firing on all cylinders this season, one question has always surfaced: How much better could it become with Khris Davis started to produce like Khris Davis again?

Once the catalyst of the A’s lineup — hitting more home runs than any player in baseball from 2016-18 — Davis has seen his role diminish as his struggles at the plate have mounted over the past two season. Oakland’s designated hitter entered Friday’s game against the Mariners having played in just 27 of the club’s 56 games this season, batting .185/.298/.309 over 94 plate appearances.

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  • Davis Polk & Wardwell, one of the most prestigious law firms in the US, announced Thursday that it is modifying their lockstep compensation model, which traditionally pays lawyers based on seniority.
  • Legal recruiters that Business Insider spoke with say that the move, which comes at a time when law firms are shelling out big bucks to attract rainmaking lawyers, is a defensive one designed to keep talent at Davis Polk.
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Davis Polk & Wardwell, one of the country’s oldest and most established law firms, announced on Thursday that it is switching to a modified pay system.

The move leaves just a few firms, such as Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Debevoise Plimpton, as strongholds of the traditional strict-lockstep model, where lawyers’ compensation

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With starting inside linebacker Todd Davis sidelined by a calf injury since last week, now is the time for Josey Jewell to prove what he can do in his second year in Broncos coach Vic Fangio’s system.

“Last year, I was playing a little slow with the mental part of the game, and not just letting myself go,” said Jewell, who has been taking Davis’ reps with the No. 1 defense. “This year, I’ve gotten a lot better about that and I’m flying around the football without thinking about it too much.”

Jewell, a fourth-round pick in 2018, earned a starting role midway through his rookie season and carried that job into 2019. But he lost it after three games, when he injured his hamstring at Green Bay. Alexander Johnson eventually took over his spot and did not relinquish it.

Now, with Davis out of training camp indefinitely — Fangio

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