42 Wisconsin players and staff test positive for coronavirus

Wisconsin is scheduled to start its season next month. Local health officials announced that 42 players and staff have tested positive for COVID-19. | Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Health officials in Madison and Dane County are urging fans not to gather to watch football games when the Badgers begin their season in October. MADISON, Wis. — […]

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Dodgers clinch playoff spot with win over Padres

The announcement Wednesday morning set off alarms: Brusdar Graterol, not Dustin May, would start the series finale against the San Diego Padres. May was scheduled to make his first appearance since taking a groundball off his left foot last week. It was a scare, but tests showed the foot wasn’t broken. He was supposedly ready […]

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Cubs announce 2021 spring training schedule

Manager David Ross and the Cubs hope to start their spring training schedule on Feb. 27 against the Dodgers. | John Antonoff/ Chicago Sun-Times The Cubs’ spring schedule features four matchups against the White Sox. The Cubs and MLB announced their tentative 2021 spring training schedule on Wednesday. The Cubs are scheduled to open the […]

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10-Year-Old Danny Boyd Jr. Is a Rising Star – Emmy Confidential | E! News

From his YouTube start to starring in Emmy-nominated shows like "Watchmen," "Stranger Things" & "#FreeRayshawn," Danny is ready for takeoff! #ENews #CelebrityNews #Emmys #DannyBoydJr Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports and more, the E! […]

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EU parliament votes to allow some gas projects to get green transition money

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Members of the European Parliament wait for the start of a plenary session in Brussels By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Parliament on Tuesday voted to allow some gas projects to get support from the European Union’s flagship green transition fund, teeing up tough talks with the EU Commission […]

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Weekly Comic: Oil Prices Slide as Demand Fails to Recover From Covid-19

© Investing.com By Geoffrey Smith  Investing.com — Crude oil prices have swooned since the start of the month as it has become clear that the sharp rebound in demand from a disastrous second quarter is flattening out. Both the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and the International Energy Agency have again revised down their forecasts for […]

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Doubts persist as NYC’s hybrid school year is set to start

New York City’s already delayed school year is scheduled to start remotely Wednesday in a soft opening that will serve as a prologue to the return of students to physical classrooms next week. Even as more than 1 million kids remotely return to class, its an open question whether the city can pull off the […]

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UN welcomes Afghan talks with the Taliban, urges cease-fire

The U.N. Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution welcoming the start of negotiations between Afghan representatives and the Taliban By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press September 15, 2020, 6:30 PM • 3 min read UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Tuesday welcoming the start of negotiations between Afghan representatives […]

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Wisconsin Braces for a Critical Court Ruling on Its Election

With just days to go before the start of mail voting in Wisconsin, an array of voting rights activists and political officials are bracing for a State Supreme Court decision, possibly as early as Monday, that could upend the elections process by forcing the reprinting of thousands of ballots and creating havoc in elections offices […]

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The Best High-Waisted Jeans To Shop For To Look Stunning Like Kendall Jenner In Fall Trend

Given the up-and-down weather lately, high-waisted jeans are your safest bet as you start building your fall 2020 wardrobe. They pair excellently with both jackets and crop tops, and we’ve found great deals to kick-start your jeans shopping spree! If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may […]

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White Sox prospect Jonathan Stiever to make debut vs. Tigers

Jonathan Stiever will start against the Tigers for the White Sox today in his major league debut. (Chicago White Sox) The Sox purchased Jonathan Stiever’s contract from the Schaumburg training facility and optioned right-hander Alex McRae to Schaumburg. Carlos Rodon was transferred to the 45-day injured list. White Sox prospect Jonathan Stiever will make his […]

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Iran’s rial hits new low against dollar as economy reels

© Reuters. A man counts Iranian rials at a currency exchange shop, before the start of the U.S. sanctions on Tehran, in Basra DUBAI (Reuters) – The Iranian rial fell to a new low against the U.S. dollar on Saturday as the economy reels under the COVID-19 pandemic and U.S. sanctions. The dollar was selling […]

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Kaia Gerber & Jacob Elordi Hold Hands In Sweet New PDA Pics As Romance Heats Up

Can fans start shipping Kelordi now? Model Kaia Gerber and actor Jacob Elordi are falling for each other, showing off loving PDA while clasping hands in New York. New age, new boyfriend! Supermodel Kaia Gerber turned 19 just over a week ago on Sept. 3, and since then she’s got a hot new man in […]

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Yu Darvish-Trevor Bauer II doesn’t go Cubs way as they fall to the Reds, 3-0

AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski Darvish allowed more than two runs in a start since for the first time since July 25 in Wednesday’s 3-0 loss to the Reds. Yu Darvish-Trevor Bauer II was bound to be eventful as two of the best starters in the National League faced off for the second time this season. The […]

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U.S. Open: Jennifer Brady advances to first major semifinals

American Jennifer Brady said she was nervous at the start of her first career Grand Slam quarterfinal, but it didn’t show. Brady notched the biggest victory yet in her breakout run at the U.S. Open, beating Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan on Tuesday, 6-3, 6-2. Seeded 28th, Brady dominated from the baseline to take leads of […]

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NBA playoffs: Celtics roll in Game 5, take 3-2 series lead on Raptors

The game plan from Boston coach Brad Stevens was simple: Start things off with an increased effort on defense to set an immediate tone. The Celtics did exactly as he asked — and put the reigning NBA champions on the ropes. Jaylen Brown scored 27 points and the Celtics never trailed, rolling past the Toronto […]

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Pence and Harris Vie for Wisconsin as Trump Vents From the White House

LA CROSSE, Wis. — For a few hours, the unofficial Labor Day start to the fall presidential campaign centered around Wisconsin, as Vice President Mike Pence tried to poach Democrats in this Mississippi River town and Senator Kamala Harris sought to rally the Democratic base in Milwaukee. But their dueling events at opposite ends of […]

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Bears starter Mitch Trubisky: ‘I control my own destiny’

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky will start in Week 1. | Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images Almost as soon as coach Matt Nagy ended his quarterback conclave with the proverbial white smoke came the question: how long will Trubisky’s leash be? The quarterback race had a photo finish, and Nick Foles has made a career out […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo leaves Game 4 with ankle injury | 2020 NBA Playoffs

After getting off to a strong start for the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4 against the Miami Heat, Giannis Antetokounmpo re-injures his right ankle and is forced to leave the game. #NBA #Giannis #NBAPlayoffs ✔️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 […]

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Lakers tried something new and the Rockets made them pay: ‘It’s super tough’

The Lakers trailed the Houston Rockets by only six points at the start of the fourth quarter when they tried a lineup that had never played together in a game. Kyle Kuzma, Rajon Rondo, LeBron James, Markieff Morris and Dwight Howard took the court together. Against that lineup, the Rockets quickly increased their lead to […]

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USC’s Clay Helton remains hopeful about college football restarting this year

For an embattled coach, at the start of a make-or-break campaign, there was no better — and perhaps more brutal — measuring stick. One way or the other, a marquee, opening-weekend meeting with Alabama at AT&T Stadium in Texas would have set the tone for whatever was to come for USC and Clay Helton this […]

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Diego Rossi’s two goals lead LAFC to win over Earthquakes

Diego Rossi continued his torrid start to the season with two goals, Bradley Wright-Phillips added another, and Los Angeles FC beat the San Jose Earthquakes 5-1 on Wednesday night. Rossi, who went into the game leading MLS with seven goals this season, side-netted a right-footer in the 21st minute to open the scoring and he […]

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Kyle Hendricks finds his rhythm as Cubs defeat the Pirates 8-2

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar Hendricks evened his record at 4-4 with his first quality start since Aug. 17. He struck out six in the cubs’ 8-2 win over the Pirates. Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks hasn’t been able to get away with many mistakes recently. Even as a guy who pitches to contact, teams had made […]

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NYC delays start of school year to do more virus safety prep

New York City postponed the start of its school year by several days to allow more preparation to reopen classrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic, announcing a delay Tuesday after teachers said they might OK a strike over the city’s drive to open schools. The change comes nine days before the nation’s largest public school system […]

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NYC delays start of school year to allow more prep time

New York City delayed the start of its school year by several days to give teachers more time to prepare for having students back in classrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. In a deal struck with unions representing teachers, staff and administrators, instruction that was supposed to begin on Sept. […]

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After Luis Robert’s game-winning home run beats Royals in extra innings, White Sox entering pivotal moment in season

James McCann celebrates after his RBI double Sunday. | AP Photos On Monday, the Sox start a three-game series at Minnesota and could also be active before the trade deadline, with multiple reports linking them to Cleveland’s Mike Clevinger. The White Sox are headed for a pivotal three days, and the next handful of hours […]

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