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    Shirley Bannister, mother of South Carolina teacher who died of Covid-19, dies from it weeks later The most adorable small-town restaurant in every state Tokyo Olympics Q&A: Should athletes be priority for vaccine? TOKYO (AP) — It's been six months since the Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next year by the COVID-19 pandemic. In...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Parents and students in Illinois plan to put more pressure on state leaders and education officials to reopen schools and start fall sports, even going so far as to file a class action lawsuit to get back on the field. In recent months groups have held a series of rallies to convince Gov....
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Student-athletes and their parents said Sunday they are filing a class-action lawsuit regarding the cancellation of fall sports this week.In the suit, they plan to seek a temporary restraining order against the state's order to cancel fall sports.They gathered Sunday morning in the Gold Coast, in front of Gov. JB Pritzker's Chicago...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Student-athletes and their parents are expected to announce a class-action lawsuit regarding the cancellation of fall sports.In the suit, they plan to seek a temporary restraining order against the state's order to cancel fall sports.They gathered Sunday morning in the Gold Coast, in front of Gov. JB Pritzker's Chicago home, to discuss...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Student-athletes and their parents plan to announce a class-action lawsuit Sunday morning regarding the cancellation of fall sports.In the suit, they plan to seek a temporary restraining order against the state's order to cancel fall sports.They will gather in the Gold Coast, in front of Gov. JB Pritzker's Chicago home.Student-athletes rallied outside...
    6-year-old boy dies from brain-eating amoeba This Ice Cream Is Being Recalled Due to Allergy Concerns Most Americans don't know these lucrative Social Security "secrets" Ad Microsoft Incredible Blanket Puts Humans In...
    Bill Murray and Curtis Granderson will throw out first pitches at the final games of pro softball league Athletes Unlimited’s season on Monday, we hear. Stars who’ve thrown first pitches from home this season have included Natalie Portman, Billie Jean King, Abby Wambach, Amy Robach and Sen. Tammy Duckworth. Co-founded by Jon Patricof, Athletes...
    Bill Murray and Curtis Granderson will throw out first pitches at the final games of pro softball league Athletes Unlimited’s season on Monday, we hear. Stars who’ve thrown first pitches from home this season have included Natalie Portman, Billie Jean King, Abby Wambach, Amy Robach and Sen. Tammy Duckworth. Co-founded by Jon Patricof, Athletes Unlimited...
    Sports journalist Jason Whitlock mocked the Black Lives Matter “religion” with a parody video showing the organization “converting” a racist. “OutKick and @WhitlockJason have been closely following the valiant efforts by athletes to end racism,” Outkick.com’s Twitter account posted Friday. “So, Jason set up a hidden camera to conduct his OWN research into the...
    The Mid-American Conference, the first major college football league to postpone its season because of the pandemic, became the final one to jump back in, making it 10 out of 10 conferences that will play in the fall. As university presidents in the Big Ten, Pac-12 and Mountain West have done over the last 10...
    Taylors family joins protesters in Louisville Early Walmart drone program pilots will deliver groceries and COVID-19 tests to customers. Heres everything you need to know about the retailers delivery trials. How and why HBO Real Sports pulled a segment on transgender student athletes On September 15th, a Warner Media press release went out touting...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – San Jose State University and other schools in the Mountain West Conference are slated to compete in a coronavirus-shortened college football season scheduled to begin in late October. The league’s board of directors on Thursday approved resuming football competition with an eight-game schedule starting on Saturday, October 24th. A conference...
    Florida sends thousands of voter registration invites – to already registered voters 12 States That Still Have McDonald’s Original Golden Arch Brown womens sports settlement gets preliminary approval A federal judge on Friday gave preliminary approval to a settlement between Brown University and student-athletes who had challenged the Ivy League school's decision to drop...
    The Pac-12 set a Nov. 6 start date Thursday for a seven-game football season, following the Big Ten in overturning an August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about playing through the pandemic. With the conference having secured daily COVID-19 testing for its athletes and having been given the green light from some...
    Tokyo Olympic organizers announced several “simplification” changes Friday for next year’s postponed games, though with few large-scale cost savings. Simplifying the Tokyo Games has been a pledge of the International Olympic Committee and local organizers since COVID-19 forced the unprecedented delay six months ago. Local estimates suggest the delay will cost several billion dollars, most...
    By STEPHEN WADE, AP Sports Writer TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers announced several “simplification” changes Friday for next year’s postponed games, though with few large-scale cost savings. Simplifying the Tokyo Games has been a pledge of the International Olympic Committee and local organizers since COVID-19 forced the unprecedented delay six months ago. Local estimates...
    The Pac-12 on Thursday set a November 6 start date for a six-game football regular season, following the Big Ten in overturning its August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about playing through the coronavirus pandemic. With the conference having secured daily COVID-19 testing for its athletes and having been given the green light...
    The Pac-12 announced on Thursday that it will play football in 2020. Starting on Nov. 6, the Pac-12 will begin its seven-game schedule, after the conference's CEO group of university presidents voted unanimously to resume football and basketball, ending a Jan. 1 halt on athletic events for Pac-12 schools. Both the men's and women's basketball...
    Rev. Jesse Jackson called on professional athletes to discourage high-profile high school athletes from attending the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky in wake of the Breonna Taylor indictment decision. Jackson particularly called on players from the NFL, NBA and WNBA to help him out. HERSCHEL WALKER APPLAUDS BIDEN OVER LOUISVILLE VIOLENCE RESPONSE,...
    18 to 22-year-olds banned from gathering in Boulder, Colorado, after coronavirus surge America’s most historic fast food joints Two members of U.S. House introduce bill regarding NCAA athletes name, image and likeness Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives are introducing a bipartisan bill on Thursday to address the ongoing fight over college...
    SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Flamengo, whose executives pushed for soccer to restart after the coronavirus pandemic hit South America, is now trying to postpone a league game after 16 of its players tested positive for COVID-19. Flamengo’s vice president for legal affairs Rodrigo Dunshee said he hopes the Brazilian soccer confederation will...
    Mark S. Rosentraub University of Michigan (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) Mark S. Rosentraub, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) Editor’s note: Despite concerns about COVID-19, Big Ten college football is set to begin Oct. 24. Here, Mark Rosentraub, a professor of sport management, addresses...
    The best and worst fictional teachers Most and Least Educated States British Olympians call on government to prioritise environment LONDON (Reuters) - More than 300 British Olympians have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling on the government to prioritise tackling environmental issues in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ©...
    Colby Covington, Israel Adesanya. Getty/Jeff Bottari/Chris Unger UFC fighters Israel Adesanya, Sijara Eubanks, and Hakeem Dawodu have all spoken up against Colby Covington after he made racist remarks towards a number of Black athletes on Sunday. Covington asked Nigerian born Kamaru Usman if he uses "smoke signals" to communicate with his "little tribe."...
    Some big names in sports and entertainment took to social media Wednesday night to voice their outrage over the announcement that no officers will be charged for their role in the death of Breonna Taylor. Only one of the three defendants in the case, former Louisville officer Brett Hankison, was indicted. He faces three felony counts...
    (CNN)Athletes -- many who have used their platforms to take stances against police brutality over the past few months -- expressed their disappointment Wednesday after a grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky, decided not to charge officers with killing Breonna Taylor.Taylor, a 26-year-old Black emergency room technician and aspiring nurse, was shot to death in March...
    Celebrities including “Schitt’s Creek” creator and star Dan Levy, actor George Clooney, rapper Common and actress Viola Davis spoke out Wednesday over the grand jury decision in the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor. Levy, whose hit show won nine Emmy’s this week, wrote in a tweet that he was “Disgusted. Enraged. Heartbroken,” over a Kentucky...
    US Coronavirus: More than 20 states report an uptick in new Covid-19 cases after US tops 200,000 deaths 5 Major Changes Youll See At Dunkin Athletes react to grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor case Athletes have been very outspoken about Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black EMT who was shot in her home by...
    Amy Schumer Shares Sweet Video of the Nice Moment Son Gene, 16 Months, Says the Word Mom 13 High-Paying Jobs You Can Do From Home Most Americans don't know these lucrative Social Security "secrets" Ad Microsoft ...
    USA TODAY launches This Is America, a newsletter on race and identity 5 Major Changes Youll See At Dunkin Athletes react to grand jurys decision in Breonna Taylor case Athletes have been very outspoken about Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black EMT who was shot in her home by police who were were serving a...
    Rep. Jan Schakowsky, chairwoman of the House Commerce Subcommittee, is backing the College Athlete Bill of Rights crafted by a group of Democratic senators. Schakowsky, D-Ill., was set Wednesday to announce her support for the legislative framework put forth by Sens. Corey Booker of New Jersey and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut last month. The...
    Beloved movies from the 1980s that still hold up today 5 Ways Joe Biden Wants Social Security to Change Tokyo Olympics CEO suggests relaxed entry rules for athletes TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympics officials are proposing that the government relax immigration regulations to allow athletes to enter the country before next year's postponed games...
    By STEPHEN WADE, AP Sports Writer TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympics officials are proposing that the government relax immigration regulations to allow athletes to enter the country before next year's postponed games and train during a 14-day quarantine period, Toshiro Muto, the CEO of the organizing committee said on Wednesday. “We have to consider the...
    Fact check: Western Canada, Mexico have experienced climate-change linked fires, too McDonalds customers are furious over the loss of All Day Breakfast, but workers and franchisees are pushing for it to disappear forever Olympics: Japan may ask foreign athletes for activity plans - Yomiuri TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will consider asking foreign athletes participating...
    (CNN)The University of Notre Dame was forced to postpone its football game against Wake Forest on Saturday after multiple student-athletes tested positive for Covid-19.Seven out of 94 football players on the Fighting Irish tested positive, Notre Dame said in a news release Tuesday. Those individuals are in isolation and contact tracing is underway.In a statement,...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California “inappropriately admitted” at least 64 wealthy students over the past six years as “favors to donors, family, and friends,” according to an audit released Tuesday that found hundreds more questionable cases of student athletes accepted to the top UC schools. “This is a significant problem that the...
    A state audit released Tuesday revealed that the University of California wrongly admitted 64 wealthy students over the past six years, some under the premise of being athletes. Campus staff admitted 22 applicants whose families were well connected and doled out hefty donations to the university, falsely designating them as student-athlete recruits. At the University of California,...
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — State audit says University of California wrongly admitted 64 wealthy students over the past six years, some as athletes. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Parents of a top New Jersey high school football program that was stopped for two weeks are asking district officials to resume practices and games, saying that a pair of COVID-19 cases produced false positives. The Lenape Indians' season was postponed last Thursday, as recommended by the Burlington County Board of Health, after a pair...