Could Democrats still stop the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett?

President Trump’s announcement of Amy Coney Barrett as his pick to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court adds to furious debate, with the Republican Party vowing to seat a new justice quickly as Dems call them hypocrites. Congressional Democrats urged the GOP to wait until after the general election, now just 38 days away, to allow the […]

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Trump announces Amy Coney Barrett as nominee for Supreme Court seat

President Trump on Saturday announced he has chosen Amy Coney Barrett as his pick to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — a move that could significantly shift the nation’s highest court to the right if she’s confirmed by the Senate. “Today it is my honor to nominate one of […]

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Republicans eye Oct. 12 for start of SCOTUS confirmation hearings: source

Republicans are eyeing Oct. 12 as the target date for the start of confirmation hearings for Trump’s pick to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a source familiar with the process told Fox News. President Trump is expected to announce Amy Coney Barrett, 48, on Saturday […]

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Barrett’s Record: A Conservative Who Would Push the Supreme Court to the Right

WASHINGTON — Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s expected pick for the Supreme Court, has compiled an almost uniformly conservative voting record in cases touching on abortion, gun rights, discrimination and immigration. If she is confirmed, she would move the court slightly but firmly to the right, making compromise less likely and putting at risk […]

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Are the Bears any better at TE than they were last season? Not yet

Kmet, the No. 43 overall pick and first tight end chosen, has played 32% of the Bears’ snaps so far. | AP Photos Jimmy Graham, Cole Kmet, Demetrius Harris and J.P. Holtz haven’t dispelled the concerns that hovered over them heading into this season. And, so far, that group has totaled just 55 yards. For […]

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Supreme Court: 10 little-known facts about the nation’s highest court

As President Trump prepares to announce his pick to fill the vacancy at the Supreme Court, here are 10 fun facts about the nation’s highest court. 1. No qualifications necessary While Supreme Court justices have normally served as judges or lawyers, there are no formal requirements to sit on the court laid out in the Constitution. Additionally […]

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Judge Amy Coney Barrett: 5 things to know

As the nation awaits President Trump’s pick for a new Supreme Court justice, Judge Amy Coney Barrett remains the odds-on favorite. Trump said he’s narrowed the list to fill late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat down to five, and it’s said to also include Judge Barbara Logoa of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th […]

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Trump expected to pick Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court, report says

President Donald Trump is expected to pick Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court justice nominee, CNN is reporting, citing multiple senior Republican sources with knowledge of the process. Barrett’s has been seen as a front-runner to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She is a federal […]

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Trump praises Barrett as possible SCOTUS pick, says he’s still considering 5 women

President Trump on Thursday praised potential Supreme Court pick, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett, during an appearance on the “Brian Kilmeade Show” on Fox News Radio, although he said he had not yet made up his mind on the selection and said he is considering five women for the seat opened by […]

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L.A. Times’ Sam Farmer predicts Dolphins-Jaguars winner on Thursday football

NFL Thursday MIAMI (0-2) ATJACKSONVILLE (1-1) TV: NFL Network, 5:20 p.m.Line: Jaguars by 3.Over/under: 48.Sam Farmer’s pick: The Jaguars have a bunch of young talent that plays hard for Doug Marrone and believes in accurate quarterback Gardner Minshew. That’s enough against the struggling Dolphins. JAGUARS 34, DOLPHINS 28

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Why the Kings are lending some of their top prospects to European clubs

Alex Turcotte’s first day as a professional was the Kings’ last of a pandemic-shortened season. The No. 5 pick in the 2019 draft, Turcotte turned pro after a lone college season at Wisconsin and signed his entry level contract March 11. Less than 24 hours later, he arrived at the Kings’ El Segundo practice facility […]

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Jared Walsh continues torrid stretch with a grand slam in Angels’ win over Rangers

Jared Walsh was a 39th-round pick in 2015, a college first baseman who gradually rose through the Angels’ farm system and arrived in Anaheim without the hype or seven-figure signing bonus attached to younger teammate Jo Adell, a first-round pick who signed for $4.377 million in 2017. “I’ll never forget it: $3,000,” Walsh said, when […]

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Who is Barbara Lagoa, possible Trump Supreme Court contender?

President Trump is expected to announce his new pick for the Supreme Court by the end of this week, following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Among those rumored for the nomination is 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Barbara Lagoa. POTENTIAL SUPREME COURT NOMINEE BARBARA LAGOA COULD HELP TRUMP WIN FLORIDA, STATE […]

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Female judges come into spotlight as Trump says he’s narrowing his SCOTUS list

Trump: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a legend President Trump discusses his potential pick for Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the race for the White House, and the coronavirus pandemic. President Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court contenders has narrowed to a handful of women to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, […]

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Giants star Saquon Barkley carted off with knee injury

Saquon Barkley was the second pick of the 2018 draft. | Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images Giants star running back Saquon Barkley was carted to the locker room in the second quarter after hurting his right knee Sunday at Soldier Field. Giants star running back Saquon Barkley was carted to the locker room in the […]

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Who is Judge Amy Coney Barrett, potential SCOTUS contender?

Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s name has popped up each time President Trump has had to pick a new Supreme Court nominee, and there is once again buzz about Coney Barrett since Trump may choose to nominate a replacement for the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Coney Barrett, 48, has been on Trump’s list of potential nominees since […]

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Notre Dame’s ‘Wu’ already starting to wow

Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, who’s projected to be a first-round pick in the NFL Draft, had a team-high 10 tackles, including three for loss, two forced fumbles and two sacks in the victory against Duke last Saturday. | Darron Cummings/AP Defensive rover Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah gets raves from Hall of Fame coach and current Irish analyst Tony Dungy after […]

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Forgotten in Flint: Where basketball was king, hoop dreams struggle to survive

One by one, the boys slip on their jerseys. The new coach let them pick their numbers, seniors first, lending his players a tangible sense of ownership, acquired seamlessly through a transfer of black and teal polyester from hand to hand. Over the last two basketball seasons, the Flint High Jaguars won a combined seven […]

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L.A. Times’ Sam Farmer predicts winner of Bengals-Browns game on Thursday

NFL Thursday CINCINNATI (0-1)AT CLEVELAND (0-1) TV: 5:20 p.m. PDT, NFL Network.Line: Browns by 6.Over/under: 43 1/2. Sam Farmer’s pick: The Browns played terribly in a Week 1 blowout, but will bounce back against their cross-state rivals. Joe Burrow had a strong performance in his debut, and now faces the challenge of a short week […]

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Japan’s New Leader Picks His Team: The Same Old Men, and Fewer Women

TOKYO — Japan’s governing party resisted any urge to pick a magnetic crowd-pleaser when it anointed Yoshihide Suga as its leader this week. As Parliament officially elected him prime minister on Wednesday, he repaid its support. Mr. Suga, 71, put forward an everyone-old-is-new-again cabinet dominated by ministers who will continue in the jobs they held […]

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Do the Bears have buyer’s remorse on high-priced backup QB Nick Foles?

The Bears traded a fourth-round pick and committed to a three-year, $24 million contract to. get Foles. Now he’s their backup. | AP Photos There were cheaper options available, but the Bears thought Foles was just the right guy. In the end, he couldn’t beat out Mitch Trubisky for the starting job, This doesn’t seem […]

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On and off the field, Charles Leno eager to be a difference-maker

Charles Leno, a seventh-round draft pick from Boise State in 2014, has been the Bears’ starting left tackle since 2015. | Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images The Bears denied his quest to go to Kenosha in the wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake. But the veteran left tackle still wants to be active in […]

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Jade Roper Asking Bachelor Nation to Pick Baby Name | Daily Pop | E! News

The "Bachelor in Paradise" star asks Bachelor Nation to help pick the name of her unborn child with a bracket. Watch the "Daily Pop" extra. Watch "Daily Pop" weekdays at 12:30pm ET|9:30am PT! #JadeRoper #ENews #DailyPop Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Daily Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/dailypop About Daily Pop: Come for the Hollywood headlines, stay for […]

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‘Best available player’ by the Bulls will send ripples through roster

In landing the No. 4 pick in last week’s draft lottery, the Bulls have some tough decisions to start to make as the new regime puts the rebuild under the microscope. It’s a vague term that sports executives love to throw around come draft time. “Best player available.’’ New Bulls executive vice president of basketball […]

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Bulls executive Arturas Karnisovas won’t rush into coaching decisions

The Bulls have landed the No. 4 overall pick in the October NBA Draft, and could start team activities in September and into October. Still, the new vice president of basketball operations won’t rush on landing a head coach, as the focus is making sure this decision is a good one. Arturas Karnisovas’ timeline remains […]

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Bulls make the draft lottery jump, moving from unlucky No. 7 to No. 4

The Bulls had the No. 7 overall pick for three-straight years, but with so many things with the organization now looking up, of course their draft pick joined the fray. The problem is does it even matter this season? Typical Bulls. Finally get invited to the elite penthouse party after years of hoping and praying, […]

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