Hernández: Pitching still figures to be a problem for the Dodgers

In theory, the Dodgers played their most important regular-season game of the year Wednesday. And they started a reliever. The charitable interpretation of this decision is that the Dodgers simply embraced an opportunity to experiment. The more disconcerting explanation of why Brusdar Graterol opened the series finale against the San Diego Padres is that they […]

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In Final Call to Woodward Trump Touts Stock Market Gains (Never Mind the Dead Americans)

Throughout his presidency, Trump has made it abundantly clear what is most important to him: money and how he is perceived. And during his final recorded phone call with Bob Woodward, true to form, the president reaffirmed that notion. Trump expressed concern about how he’d be portrayed in the journalist’s coming book, Rage; showed little […]

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Rams’ 20-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys by the numbers

Breaking down the important numbers behind the Rams’ 20-17 season-opening win over the Dallas Cowboys at SoFi Stadium on Sunday. .530 The Rams’ third-down percentage, converting on nine of 17 attempts. Dallas converted on just three of 12 attempts, or 25%. 34 Sacks for the Rams’ Aaron Donald since the 2018 season, the most in […]

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McEnany calls out White House press corps for lack of interest in Mueller team wiping phones

The White House press corps isn’t paying enough attention to new and important developments surrounding the Justice Department’s conduct in the Russia investigation, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on “Hannity” Friday. “They don’t care,” McEnany told host Sean Hannity. “How many times have I been asked questions about very legitimate things like Michael Flynn, the injustice done […]

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Russell Wilson ‘Getting Tested’ For COVID ‘All The Time’ To Ensure, He, Ciara & Their Kids Are Safe

Russell Wilson wants to be on the field this NFL season to ‘support’ important causes like ‘BLM’ but he’s taking precautionary measures to avoid getting or spreading COVID-19 to teammates and family. Russell Wilson, 31, may be getting back in the game with the Seattle Seahawks this NFL season, but he’s keeping a close eye […]

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Should Alvin Kamara get paid like top-tier RBs? First Take debates

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Ryan Clark discuss how important running back Alvin Kamara is to the New Orleans Saints’ success. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: […]

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The Heat have the ‘recipe’ for the Bucks in the playoffs – Kendrick Perkins | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Kendrick Perkins discuss how important a win is for the Milwaukee Bucks over the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the 2020 NBA playoffs. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on […]

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Trump Ally’s Quest to Head Latin American Aid Bank Divides Region

MEXICO CITY — An aggressive campaign by a Trump official to run the most important development bank in Latin America has divided the region, pitting nations that welcome the administration’s influence against those fearing he would undermine one of the few institutions that can cushion the blow of a pandemic-driven recession. Latin America and the […]

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Climate Activists Gain Seats on Harvard Oversight Board

Bucking tradition, a group of climate activists has won three seats in an election to an important governing body at Harvard University, the Board of Overseers, the university announced Friday. The slate of candidates ran on a platform that included calls for the university to drop fossil fuel investments from its portfolio, part of a […]

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Anthony Davis set the tone for the Lakers in Game 2 – Tim Legler | SportsCenter

Tim Legler breaks down how important Anthony Davis was for the Los Angeles Lakers in their Game 2 win over the Trail Blazers. Legler also discusses how Damian Lillard’s finger injury could affect him going forward and how CJ McCollum could be a key player for Portland in Game 3. #SportsCenter #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ […]

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Enten: 2020 election tighter than folks think. Here’s why

CNN’s Harry Enten says data from five important swing states show that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s lead over President Donald Trump is tighter than national polls are showing, but the former vice president is in better shape than Hillary Clinton was in 2016. #HarryEnten #2020Election #CNN

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‘Big Brother’ houseguest uses live broadcast for important message: ‘Justice for Breonna Taylor’

‘Big Brother’ houseguest uses live broadcast for important message: ‘Justice for Breonna Taylor’ George Back Producer, Yahoo Entertainment August 14, 2020 [embedded content] Thursday’s Big Brother featured the first live eviction vote of the season. But while the game is, obviously, important to the contestants, one houseguest decided to use her moment on live television […]

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Stephen A.: Russell Westbrook is more important to the Rockets than James Harden | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss if Russell Westbrook is the most important player to the Houston Rockets’ success. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV ESPN […]

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The Cubs are comfortable with being uncomfortable and that’s bad news for the National League

AP Photo/Tony Dejak “I think it’s been important for us to be able to change on the fly and figure out what’s going to work for us this year,” Kris Bryant said. Having four days off following last week’s postponed series with the Cardinals may have been tough for some teams, especially a team as […]

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Are these private VIP boxes the future of live concerts?

This concert venue may have a very important solution to live music in the coronavirus era. About 2,500 people watched Sam Fender perform from 500 individual VIP-like platforms and pens in one of the UK’s first properly social-distanced concerts. The outdoor show on August 11 was held at the Virgin Money Unity Arena, in Gosforth […]

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Astronauts face final leg of SpaceX test flight: coming home

A pair of NASA astronauts face the final and most important part of their SpaceX test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown. Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken took part in a farewell ceremony Saturday at the International Space Station, several hours ahead of their planned departure on a SpaceX Dragon capsule. Despite approaching […]

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Patrick Beverley is at Clippers practice but still questionable

Patrick Beverley, a starting guard for the Clippers and one of the team’s most important contributors, is out of quarantine and attended the team’s shoot-around Thursday morning, hours before his team faces the Lakers in its first official game amid the NBA restart. Whether Beverley, one of the team’s top perimeter defenders and rebounders, will […]

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Q&A: How will LAUSD coaches prepare for return to school?

No one is going to be more important in trying to help resume high school sports in the Los Angeles Unified School District than Trent Cornelius, the district’s director of athletics. A former basketball player at Reseda Cleveland, Cornelius is the person LAUSD will consult regarding its sports program as it attempts to navigate the […]

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Jamal Murray or Nikola Jokic: Which player is more important to the Nuggets? | First Take

Kendrick Perkins and Max Kellerman discuss which player is more important to the Denver Nuggets between Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV […]

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Biden calls Arizona ‘an important city’ during interview on 2020 election

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden called Arizona “an important city” during an interview on the 2020 election. The former vice president made the blunder during a recent appearance on NBC 12. “Arizona is very much in play in 2020, so we appreciate you taking some time and talk to the people of our state,” host […]

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Stephen A. thinks Russell Westbrook is the key to the Rockets winning a championship | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether James Harden is more important to the Houston Rockets’ title run than Russell Westbrook. #FirstTake #NB ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: […]

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James Harden vs. Russell Westbrook: Who is more important to the Rockets’ title run? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether James Harden is more important to the Houston Rockets’ title run than Russell Westbrook. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: […]

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Poland’s Presidential Election Too Close to Call

WARSAW — Poland’s presidential election, widely viewed as the most important since the end of Communist rule in 1989, failed to produce a clear winner on Sunday night, with exit polls showing President Andrzej Duda holding a razor-thin lead over the challenger, Rafal Trzaskowski. Mr. Duda, a conservative nationalist, had 50.4 percent of the vote […]

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7 in 10 Democrats say it’s ‘important’ Biden name woman of color as running mate: poll

The vast majority of Democrats say it’s “important” that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden name a woman of color as his running mate, according to a new national poll. The USA Today/Suffolk University survey also shows that a plurality of Republican voters said that it would be acceptable for President Trump to replace Vice President […]

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‘Knowing the Source of the Virus Is Very Very Important,’ W.H.O. Says

new video loaded: ‘Knowing the Source of the Virus Is Very Very Important,’ W.H.O. Says transcript Back bars 0:00/1:23 –1:23 transcript ‘Knowing the Source of the Virus Is Very Very Important,’ W.H.O. Says The head of the World Health Organization announced that the organization would send experts to China to investigate the original source of […]

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Michelle Obama & The Roots Encourage Voters To Head To The Polls: ‘We Deserve To Have Our Voices Heard’

It’s never been more important to make sure our voices are heard at the polls, and Michelle Obama teamed up with The Roots on June 27 for their annual picnic to make sure voters understand! The iconic Roots Picnic looked a little different this year. The annual event went digital in 2020, and served as […]

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