Homeland Security Reassigns Official Whose Office Compiled Intelligence on Journalists

WASHINGTON — The head of the Department of Homeland Security’s intelligence branch was removed from his position after his office compiled reports about protesters and journalists covering the Trump administration’s response to unrest in Portland, Ore., last month. Brian Murphy, the acting under secretary for intelligence and analysis, was reassigned to a new position in […]

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Sessions Falls in Alabama, and Gideon Rises in Maine

Jeff Sessions goes down, Trump retreats from a hard-line position on international student visas, and Biden announces an ambitious climate plan — just don’t call it a Green New Deal. It’s Wednesday, and this is your politics tip sheet. to get it delivered to your inbox. Is there anything you think we’re missing? Anything you […]

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After questioning safety of upcoming WNBA season, Sky assistant coach Bridget Pettis resigns

The Sky announced Saturday that Bridget Pettis has stepped away from her position as assistant coach. | Getty Images ‘With everything that has happened in 2020, this has been a rocky year for everyone, but we will do as everyone else has continued to do, and that is continue to push forward,’ James Wade said. […]

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Sky assistant coach Bridget Pettis resigns ahead of 2020 season

The Sky announced Saturday that Bridget Pettis has stepped away from her position as assistant coach. | Getty Images ‘With everything that has happened in 2020, this has been a rocky year for everyone, but we will do as everyone else has continued to do, and that is continue to push forward,’ James Wade said. […]

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DOJ fielding news industry’s antitrust complaints about Google

Google is getting fat off the struggling news industry by using its position as the nation’s dominant search engine to force publishers into unfair agreements, according to a new research report. The Alphabet-owned internet company has become such a powerful force for driving Web traffic that it even dictates how news publications format their web […]

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White House adviser Kevin Hassett stepping down

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett will depart his unpaid position this summer after two separate stints working for President Trump, the White House confirmed to Fox News on Monday. TRUMP DEFENDS CORONAVIRUS TESTING COMMENT, SAYS MORE TESTS ‘MAKE US LOOK LIKE WE HAVE MORE CASES’ Hassett’s role was temporary from the beginning, and he’ll return to his […]

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Sen. Tom Cotton blasts New York Times for caving to ‘woke child mob’ of staffers over op-ed

Sen. Tom Cotton called out the New York Times for reversing their position on their decision to publish a recent op-ed of his, first allowing it to be published, then defending that decision after receiving backlash, and then claiming that it did not meet their standards after all. Cotton’s piece, headlined “Send In the Troops,” […]

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First draft for White Sox scouting director Mike Shirley is uncharted territory

White Sox scouting director Mike Shirley, who was promoted to the position last fall. Shirley was assistant scouting director since 2018 and a national cross-checker from 2010-18. The MLB Draft on June 10-11 is limited to five rounds due to the coronavirus pandemic that caused the cancellation of high school and college schedules everywhere. Welcome […]

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Are Tom Brady and the Buccaneers in Super Bowl contention in 2020? | NFL Live

Tim Hasselbeck, Ryan Clark and Dianna Russini discuss the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ position on ESPN’s NFL Football Power Index and if the addition of Tom Brady should have the Bucs higher than eighth. #NFL #Bucs #ESPN ✔️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 […]

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Commissioner Adam Silver tells NBA players that resuming the season remains fluid

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver communicated the league’s position on a number of return-to-play issues with its players Friday, reiterating that the position remains fluid as the NBA and the rest of society try to determine the best ways to move forward amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Silver, according to sources with knowledge of the conference call, […]

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Former NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume wins late Rep. Elijah Cummings’ House seat in special Maryland election

The Democrat who formerly held the seat of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings re-won the position in Maryland’s special election Tuesday and will finish the term off in Congress. Kweisi Mfume held the seat in the 7th Congressional District — a heavily Democratic and predominantly black region — for five terms before leaving to lead the NAACP. CARRIE […]

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This isn’t only time Giants, Jets drafted first-round picks at same position

The Giants and Jets selected players at the same position in the first round of the NFL draft for the second year in a row and ninth time since 1970, when the teams started drafting together following the NFL/AFL merger. Here’s look at how the previous decisions have turned out: 2020 Giants (4): Andrew Thomas, […]

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Could the Dolphins use gamesmanship to spread draft rumors? | SC with SVP

Jeff Darlington tells Scott Van Pelt how the Miami Dolphins are in a fascinating position to use gamesmanship in spreading information and rumors about what they will do in the 2020 NFL Draft. ✔️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 […]

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Trump’s policies, border wall have been critical in containing coronavirus, CBP chief says: ‘We’re much better positioned now’

The United States would be in a much worse position to combat the coronavirus if President Trump hadn’t implemented a series of reforms surrounding immigration, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Mark Morgan said this week. “Look at where we’ve come because of this president, because of this administration, because of the tools, including the wall … We’re […]

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Joe Burrow, J.K. Dobbins among Mel Kiper Jr.’s favorite NFL draft prospects | SportsCenter

Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down his favorite NFL draft prospects by position, including LSU Tigers QB Joe Burrow, Ohio State Buckeyes DE Chase Young and Minnesota Golden Gophers S Antoine Winfield Jr. #NFL #Sports #ESPN ✔️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 […]

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FDA Admits There’s Actually No Evidence Vaping Makes COVID-19 Worse

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has backtracked on its previous hardline position on vaping and the coronavirus, saying on Wednesday that there is no known evidence that vaping put an individual at higher risk of developing complications tied to COVID-19. However, the federal agency continued to warn that smoking cigarettes did pose a danger. […]

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NFL Draft 2020: Georgia kicker Rodrigo Blankenship taking it to next level

Leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft, The Post is breaking down the draft class by position in an 11-part series. Today’s final installment: specialists. The first thing you notice are the glasses, then the strong leg. Rodrigo Blankenship is arguably the best collegiate kicker available for the 2020 NFL Draft, not because of his […]

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NFL Draft 2020: Jeff Okudah has potential to be ‘home-run pick’

Leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft, The Post is breaking down the draft class by position in an 11-part series. Tomorrow: safeties. The Ohio State defense gathered away from football for a relaxing movie night, but Jeff Okudah would not let his coordinator watch the screen. “We literally sat there for two hours and […]

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NFL Draft 2020: Zack Baun slated to be high pick after position change

Leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft, The Post is breaking down the draft class by position in an 11-part series. Tomorrow: cornerbacks. Wisconsin was playing the role of Tom Cruise in “Jerry Maguire.” Zack Baun was Renee Zellweger. The Badgers recruited Baun with the idea of him switching positions, following in their tradition of […]

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Stephanie Grisham: 5 Things To Know About The Former White House Press Secretary

Stephanie Grisham is leaving her position as White House Press Secretary and returning to the East Wing, the Trump administration announced on April 7. Grisham didn’t hold a single press briefing during her 10 months on the job. Update, 4/7/20, 10:45am ET: Stephanie Grisham is out as White House Press Secretary after less than a […]

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