The Sports Report: Chip Kelly tested positive for the coronavirus

Howdy, I’m your host, Houston Mitchell. Let’s get right to the news. Ben Bolch on UCLA football: Coach Chip Kelly tested positive for the novel coronavirus in late March after campus was shut down, according to multiple people close to the football team who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to […]

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Keke Palmer Calls Up ‘True Jackson’ & Remixes Iconic Theme Song To Reveal She’s Hosting 2020 VMAs

Keke Palmer is officially your 2020 VMAs host! MTV revealed the exciting news in a new promo that featured Keke calling up ‘True Jackson’ and remixing the hit Nick show’s theme song. Keke Palmer is your VMAs queen! The 26-year-old actress/singer extraordinary will be hosting the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards live on Aug. 30 […]

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The Sports Report: Poor-shooting Lakers lose to Oklahoma City

Howdy, I’m your host, Houston Mitchell. Let’s get right to the news. Tania Ganguli on the Lakers: For weeks, Lakers Coach Frank Vogel has insisted that the Lakers wouldn’t change the way they played or their goals in each individual game once they clinched the top seed in the Western Conference. Newsletter Go beyond the […]

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Amid a downpour, GOP sees a rainbow in Kansas

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Amid a downpour, GOP sees a rainbow in Kansas – Democratic socialists notch another House win – I’ll Tell You What: Bad ideas are very popular – Biden goes on cocaine jag when questioned on cognition – ‘Baa-haaa’ AMID A DOWNPOUR, GOP SEES […]

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The Milwaukee Bucks Are Ready for a Long Stay in the Bubble

Want more basketball in your inbox? . Corner Three Image Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis are good together — but don’t get carried away just yet.Credit…Jerome Miron/USA Today Sports, via Reuters You ask; I answer. Every week in this space, I’ll field three questions posed via email at marcstein-newsletter@nytimes.com. (Please include your first and last […]

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The Sports Report: Rafael Nadal won’t play in the U.S. Open

Howdy, I’m your host, Houston Mitchell. Let’s get right to the news. Helene Elliott on the U.S. Open: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is among the top 10 players on the initial entry list for the men’s singles field at the U.S. Open, but defending champion and No. 2 Rafael Nadal said Tuesday he won’t […]

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Today’s Kansas primary crucial to fight for Senate

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Today’s Kansas primary crucial to fight for Senate – Trump: Corona ‘under control,’ death toll ‘is what it is’ – Veepstakes candidate Bass: ‘I’m not a communist’ – House Dems ramp up spending in Midwest – Emmett Brown, call […]

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The Sports Report: Lakers clinch top seeding in Western Conference

Howdy, I’m your host, Houston Mitchell. Let’s get right to the news. Tania Ganguli on the Lakers: It wasn’t easy, nor was it pretty, but the Lakers have clinched the top seed in the Western Conference. Newsletter Go beyond the scoreboard Get the latest on L.A.’s teams in the daily Sports Report newsletter. You may […]

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Trump reboots, races to define Biden as time runs short

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**  On the roster: Trump reboots, races to define Biden as time runs short – Jitters as secretive veepstakes enters home stretch – Trump bashes his top virus doc, blames Pelosi – Dems try to push Kobach into winners’ circle – ‘Stop! Sanitize!’ TRUMP […]

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The Sports Report: Thirteen Pac-12 football players release a range of demands

Howdy, I’m your host, Houston Mitchell. Let’s get right to the news. Ben Bolch on Pac-12 football: A group of more than a dozen Pac-12 Conference football players released a lengthy list of demands Sunday intended to protect and benefit them amid the COVID-19 pandemic and racial injustice that have roiled the country, threatening to […]

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Celebrating Eid al-Adha Amid a Pandemic

[Race/Related is available as a newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox.] Celebrating Eid al-Adha Most countries observed Eid al-Adha on Friday, and so a belated Eid Mubarak to all who celebrated one of the holiest days in Islam. It is meant to remind Muslims of their faithfulness to Allah and […]

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The Sports Report: Dodgers mini-sweep the Astros

Howdy, I’m your host, Houston Mitchell. Let’s get right to the news. Jorge Castillo on the Dodgers: There was one question looming over Wednesday’s finale of a two-game series between the Dodgers and Houston Astros: Would the Astros retaliate after Joe Kelly ignited a benches-clearing gathering for throwing pitches near Alex Bregman’s and Carlos Correa’s […]

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Major League Baseball asks court to throw out ticket refund lawsuit

You wanted your money back. You got it. Enough with this lawsuit. That was the brushback pitch Major League Baseball sent late Wednesday night, asking a California court to throw out a lawsuit claiming fans could not get refunds to games called off because of the coronavirus crisis. In April, when the suit was filed, […]

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Reopening Schools: Senator Patty Murray Says Congress Needs to Step Up

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer, your host. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. ImageSenator Patty Murray of Washington during a hearing in June about reopening colleges.Credit…Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Parents, teachers and students across the country are counting the […]

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