NFL issues fines for penalties during Bears’ games vs. Lions, Giants

The Bears visited the Lions in their opener, then hosted the Giants in Week 2. | Getty Fines are normally enforced by the end of the following week, but the NFL was backed up on disciplinary issues from the opening weekend. There were a handful of altercations in the Bears’ opener against the Lions and […]

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Jalen Ramsey set to deploy his ‘classified’ shutdown game vs. Josh Allen and Bills

The question came this week during a videoconference call at the Rams’ practice facility. A reporter asked receiver Robert Woods if star cornerback Jalen Ramsey provides him with any specific tips about how to beat cornerbacks. Before Woods could answer, a voice emerged from the nearby parking lot. “That’s classified!” Ramsey shouted before entering his […]

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Trump heads to Pennsylvania for the second time in a week: What’s at stake

President Trump is in Pennsylvania on Saturday for the second time in a week, in an effort to court some of the same rural and White working-class voters who supported him four years ago. With fewer than 40 days left until the race comes to a head in November, The Associated Press reported Saturday that the president’s campaign […]

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It’s time for Sky to look in mirror and get defensive

The main takeaway from the Sky’s exit interviews this week is their dire need to improve on defense, especially if they want a legitimate shot at being title contenders. | Julio Aguilar/Getty Images The main takeaway from the Sky’s exit interviews this week is their dire need to improve on defense, especially if they want […]

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Biden, With Strong Polls, May Have More at Stake in the Debate: This Week in the 2020 Race

Welcome to our weekly analysis of the state of the 2020 campaign. The week in numbers On television and radio, the Biden campaign spent $48 million over the last week, while the Trump campaign spent about $20.7 million, according to Advertising Analytics, an ad tracking firm. The Biden campaign has a similar advantage on Facebook, […]

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Sen. Thom Tillis says North Carolina’s mail-in voting changes pose ‘grave concerns’

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., this week warned he has “grave concerns” over North Carolina’s mail-in voting process after several tentative changes were made, including allowing more time for ballots to arrive after Election Day in November. “I have said in the last two debates that I trusted the absentee ballot system in North Carolina, until […]

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Justice Dept. Documents Highlight Criticisms of Mueller Inquiry

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department this week turned over to allies of President Trump documents that appeared to undermine aspects of the investigation into the campaign’s ties with Russia. The documents — related to flawed applications for a wiretap on a former Trump adviser and an F.B.I. agent’s criticisms of the prosecution of the former […]

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Countdown to GameDay | Florida State vs. Miami

It’s Week 4 of the College Football season, and Countdown to GameDay starts bright and early to get you ready for a jam-packed day of college football. Christine Williamson and Jason Fitz will be joined by Chris Fallica, Jim Mora, and Brad Edwards to discuss the Pac-12’s decision to return to play, and break down […]

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Trump’s coronavirus remarks weigh on minds of senior voters

President Donald Trump’s remarks at a campaign event in Ohio this week reverberated all the way to a sparkling waterfront in Florida, where senior citizens parsed his assessment of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump said that COVID-19 was seriously affecting “virtually nobody” under the age of 18 and sought to frame the pandemic as largely impacting […]

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At Climate Week, America’s Cascading Disasters Dominate

It’s been a very different Climate Week in New York City this year, and not just because of social distancing. For the first time, the annual gathering, meant to showcase efforts against global warming worldwide, came as climate disasters pummeled the host country. There were fire tornadoes in the American West; a slow-moving hurricane drowned […]

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When should Tua Tagovailoa start over Ryan Fitzpatrick? | Get Up

The Get Up crew reacts to Ryan Fitzpatrick’s performance in the Dolphins’ Week 3 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars and debate when rookie QB Tua Tagovailoa should replace Fitzmagic as Miami’s starting quarterback. #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ http://espnplus.com/youtube ✔️ 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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Rafael Nadal Goes for No. 13 in France

At some point during the second week of this year’s spectatorless United States Open, Rafael Nadal took to Instagram with a video. While Nadal’s countryman Pablo Carreño Busta was suffering through a four-hour quarterfinal win over Denis Shapovalov, 21, of Canada, Nadal was on a red clay court about 4,000 miles away. Nadal’s video showed […]

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South Carolina shooting into GOP building sets off party squabbling

Someone shot at a Republican Party building in South Carolina earlier this week – prompting the chairmen of both major parties in the state to trade barbs in local media and on Twitter. Meanwhile, no suspect was immediately identified and deputies weren’t sure if the GOP office was the intended target, according to local reports. “A […]

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‘KUWTK’: Kim Kardashian Cries With Pride After North West Sings At Kanye’s Fashion Show

North West made her singing debut at Paris Fashion Week during the Sept. 24 episode of ‘KUWTK’, and her mom, Kim Kardashian, was brought to tears over the performance! Kim Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian took their daughters, North West and Penelope Disick, to Paris for Kanye West’s fashion show on the Sept. 24 episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. […]

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‘Election Stress Disorder,’ the Sequel

Hi. Welcome to . From Opinion: Image Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death last week leaves a vacancy on the nation’s highest court less than two months from Election Day. Indeed, as some have pointed out, with early and mail-in voting underway in some states, the election is already afoot. There’s a question of political hypocrisy […]

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Hawley: SCOTUS vacancy could be filled before Halloween, even with hearing and full Senate debate

The vacancy left by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week could be filled by the end of October — if not earlier, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., told “Bill Hemmer Reports” Thursday. “I think we could [hold a final vote] even faster than Halloween,” Hawley, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, told host Bill Hemmer. […]

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The secret to winning the first Trump-Biden debate

The first 2020 presidential debate is next week and it will be the first time President Donald Trump and Democratic nominees, former Vice President Joe Biden will face off. Chris Cillizza explains what each candidate need to do in order to walk away the winner of the debate. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: The Presidential Debates […]

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Mortgage rates tick up to 2.9%, remain at historic lows

U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages rose slightly this week but remain at historically low levels By MATT OTT By The Associated Press September 24, 2020, 2:01 PM • 2 min read SILVER SPRING, Md. — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages rose slightly this week but remain at historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie […]

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US workers file 870,000 jobless claims as coronavirus total nears 62 million

Another 870,000 Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the labor market struggled to bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic, the feds said Thursday. The latest filings ticked up slightly from the prior week’s revised total of 866,000 and brought the seasonally adjusted total for the coronavirus pandemic to about 61.9 million — a […]

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Ryan Clark’s Top 5 NFL teams entering Week 3 | Get Up

Ryan Clark joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up and breaks down his top 5 NFL teams ahead of Week 3. 5. Pittsburgh Steelers 4. Seattle Seahawks 3. Green Bay Packers 2. Kansas City Chiefs 1. Baltimore Ravens #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ http://espnplus.com/youtube ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE […]

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Rosemont mayor puts his nephew the police chief on leave for unspecified reasons

Rosemont Public Safety Supt. Donald E. Stephens III, who went on leave this week for unspecified reasons. | Village of Rosemont Sources told the Sun-Times that Mayor Bradley Stephens acted after being approached by members of his nephew Donald E. Stephens III’s department with concerns about his leadership and conduct. Ever since Rosemont was founded […]

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Saudi King, in First U.N. Speech, Assails Longtime Nemesis Iran

At the United Nations General Assembly’s week of speeches this year, the diplomatic forum has felt more like a film playing to a largely empty theater. The speeches from leaders of the 193 member states have been prerecorded because of the pandemic, broadcast to a General Assembly hall that is sparsely populated by socially distanced […]

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Heidi Klum, 47, Prances Around In Tiny Mini Dress For ‘AGT’ Finale — Watch

Heidi Klum is ‘skipping’ into ‘America’s Got Talent’ finale week in a sparkling, one-shoulder mini dress! Get a closeup look at the model’s sultry finale outfit! Heidi Klum showed up to the America’s Got Talent finale in style! The supermodel and host of the show, 47, unveiled her finale ensemble in a cute boomerang video on Instagram on September […]

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These factors could derail Biden at first presidential debate: top debate coach

Ahead of the first presidential debate scheduled for next week, Brett O’Donnell, a top political debate coach, discussed the factors that could derail Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. “[Biden] has not done any tough interviews in this campaign so far, whether or not he can handle the toughest of interviews, a presidential debate, being attacked by the president and also tough […]

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Michigan city decriminalizes magic mushrooms, other psychedelic plants

The Ann Arbor, Mich., City Council unanimously voted this week to essentially decriminalize a wide range of psychedelic drugs, including psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline, and ayahuasca. “The Mayor and City Council hereby declare that it shall be the policy of the City of Ann Arbor that the investigation and arrest of persons for planting, cultivating, purchasing, […]

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