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Europe's Expensive Climate Club And Its Detractors

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"Apocalyptic Scenes" - Wildfires Consume Turkey 

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After Sancho, Varane signings, Man United have to win titles. Can Solskjaer deliver?

Man United's summer business has naturally sparked high expectations for trophies this coming season. No pressure, then....

Jade Carey's wild path to the Olympic Games -- and possibly a gymnastics medal

She wasn't even an elite gymnast a few years ago. Now she has found herself in the spotlight....

USA Baseball, a team of has-beens and not-yets, aiming for gold

ball has been absent from the Olympic Games since 2008, and Team USA, comprised of "24 ballplayers with 24 different stories," is eager to win it all....

Lyu becomes oldest Olympic weightlifting champ

hinese weightlifter became the oldest man to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport on Saturday after a tense finish in the men's 81-kilogram category...

Kenyan sprinter suspended over positive test

The International Testing Agency says it has provisionally suspended Kenyan sprinter Mark Odhiambo after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid....

Tokyo daily COVID-19 infections hit record high

COVID-19 cases in Olympic host city Tokyo surged to a record high of 4,058 on Saturday, overshadowing the Olympic Games....

BMX racer Fields out of critical care after crash

stained a brain hemorrhage due to the crash but after a night in the ICU doctors said there has been no additional bleeding and no new injuries found....

Matsuyama fires 64, two shots behind Schauffele

and saved par on his final hole for a 7-under 64, leaving him two shots behind leader Xander Schauffele after the second round at the Tokyo Olympics....

Saudi, Israeli judokas clasp hands after boycotts

ds at the end of their bout after Alqahtani faced mounting pressure to follow two Muslim athletes who boycotted their fights against Israeli athletes....

Nigerian athletes in Olympic Village protest

ympic Village in Tokyo on Friday after administrative lapses by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria led to their being declared ineligible to compete....

Manuel returns, advances in 50-meter freestyle

to a relay bronze medal, shaking off a five-day layoff to post the 11th-fastest time in the preliminaries of the 50-meter freestyle at 24.65 seconds....

USA vs. Czech Republic live score, updates, highlights from 2021 Olympic men's basketball game

ic men's basketball team's Olympic game against the Czech Republic. Follow for complete results from USA's final group play game Saturday morning.

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Dressel sets WR; Ledecky dominates 800 free

tured his third gold in Tokyo with a world record in the 100-meter butterfly, while Katie Ledecky closed out her Olympics with a gold in the 800 free....

Biles withdraws from finals in vault, uneven bars

idual finals for vault and uneven bars, and her status for floor exercise and balance beam will be determined in the coming days, USA Gymnastics said....

Sources: C's acquire Richardson, trade Thompson

huffled their roster on Friday by picking up Josh Richardson and Kris Dunn in two separate deals, while center Tristan Thompson was sent to the Kings....

Djokovic denied Olympic bronze, throws racket

the bronze medal match in the Tokyo 2020 men's singles event to Pablo Carreno Busta on Saturday before withdrawing from the mixed-doubles competition....

Hoyer: Major roster shake-up 'right thing' for Cubs

game losing streak sealed the Chicago Cubs' fate in the standings not only for 2021, but also for the future of the franchise well beyond this season....

Dodgers see 'aggressive' deadline plan bear fruit

rzer and Trea Turner from Washington for a package of four prospects -- might have made Los Angeles the favorites to repeat as World Series champions....

Padres' Tatis leaves after injuring shoulder again

Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. suffered a partially dislocated left shoulder when he slid into third base in Friday's 9-4 loss to the Rockies....

Source: Colts do expect Wentz back this season

ered a foot injury during Thursday's practice, is out indefinitely after undergoing additional tests and meeting with a specialist, sources told ESPN....

Kurkjian: July brings revenge homers, dueling grand slams and a Zack (or Zach or Zac) attack

This month's Quirkjians prove deadline deals can come back to bite you -- sometimes much sooner than you'd think....

Best of Friday at NFL training camps: Rodgers' new ride, 'Baby LeBron' in Carolina

Practices heated up Friday as teams took another step closer to live contact. Check out the notable news and insights from around NFL camps....

Olympics 2021 live updates: World record for Dressel, KD passes Melo, USA baseball is mashing

More American medals in the pool at night. Then get up early for Team USA baseball and basketball....

Seven amazing numbers that explain the greatness of Katie Ledecky

Let's examine the dominance behind one of the most respected Olympians in recent memory....

Former Jets' Joe Namath and Winston Hill: A rose, a scotch and a Hall of Fame friendship

tears of joy when he heard the left tackle he played with for 12 years would be inducted into the HOF's Centennial Class of 2020. Here's their story....

In Massachusetts, the Fight Is On Over Natural-Gas Bans

ttle over phasing out gas for home cooking and heating in favor of electricity, with opponents worried about higher costs and unfamiliar technologies....

The Artist That Flips Face Masks Into Things Of Olympic Beauty

Tatsuya Tanaka's miniature twist on face coverings have to be seen. ...

Why You Can’t Out-Organize Voter Suppression

Aside from the financial and human costs, it is impossible to organize when Republicans make that very act illegal. ...

MyKayla Skinner Gets Last Olympic Chance And She Has Message For Simone Biles

The U.S. gymnast did not qualify for any apparatus event but got a reprieve when Biles dropped out of the vault. ...

Tokyo Records Daily COVID-19 Case High With Half Of Olympics Still To Go

Twenty-one people working at the Olympics tested positive on Saturday alone, none of them athletes. ...

Angry Djokovic’s Racket Ends Up Just Like His Golden Slam Dreams, In Absolute Ruins

The Serbian superstar's racket received the brunt of his temper tantrum in his bronze medal match loss. ...

U.S. Olympic Shot Putter’s Supervillain Face Mask Is No Joke

Raven Saunders is wearing one attention-grabbing garment in Tokyo. ...

Disband The FBI

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Caeleb Dressel Gets World-Record Gold And A Kitschy Song Tribute

Performers "Uncle Rick" and "Aunt Ruth" are making their own splash. ...

23 Of The Most Memorable Moments From The Tokyo Olympics So Far

So much joy. So much pain. So much hilarity in the first week alone. ...

Beer & Exercise - Just Do It!

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Olympic Swimmer Lilly King Says This One American Trait Is ‘Bulls**t’

The swim star said it wasn't excused by America maybe having "extremely high standards for this sort of thing." ...

Katie Ledecky Wins Another Gold But Has Even Better News

The U.S. swim star captured the 800 meter freestyle, then let the cat out of the bag. ...

The Roots Of The Elite Left's Attack On Freedom

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The history behind Texas' and Oklahoma's move to the SEC -- and why it's happening now

ahoma to leave the Big 12 for the SEC brought back lots of bad memories and hurt feelings that date all the way back to the Southwest Conference days....

Sprinter Suspended For Positive Drug Test Just Hours Before Race

She had looked impressive in winning her heat, then doping officials got her results. ...

Buchanan: For What Will We Go To War With China?

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‘I Understand’: Dolly Parton Chimes In On Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Battle

"I went through a lot of that myself," the country music legend told Andy Cohen. ...

MLB trade deadline tracker: Everything that went down

The MLB trade deadline has passed. Here's our reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team....

Ranking 11 biggest impact players traded leading up to 2021 MLB trade deadline

Sporting News breaks down the 11 biggest impact players moved ahead of the 2021 MLB trade deadline.

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USA Olympic basketball scenarios: Here's what happens if Americans win, lose against Czech Republic

It's highly likely that Team USA basketball will advance to the quarterfinals win or lose against the Czech Republic.

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Ex-Trump Official Warns Unvaccinated Exactly What To Expect From Delta Variant

Brett Girior also had a message for people who think they're protected with natural immunity from previous infection. ...

Is a Four-Day Week the Future of Work?

Working fewer hours is getting a new look during the pandemic as companies experiment with cures for employee burnout....

Madden NFL 22 ratings and rankings: Meet the top 10 quarterbacks, led by Mahomes and Brady

Madden NFL 22 ratings are out, and we have the top 10s at several positions, including quarterback and wide receiver....

U.S. swimmer Lydia Jacoby loses goggles during Olympic mixed medley relay

Despite losing her goggles, she still swam nearly as fast in the race as she did when she won gold earlier in the Olympics.

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Jack Eichel's agents blast Sabres for handling of neck injury: 'process is not working'

The star centerman missed the Sabres final 33 games after injuring his neck in March.

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Simone Biles withdraws from vault, uneven bars events: Explaining star gymnast's decision amid 'twisties' concern

USA Gymnastics on Friday announced Biles withdrew from two of the events for which she was qualified. Explaining her decision:

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Olympics swimming results: Katie Ledecky, Caeleb Dressel shine as each win gold medals

News tracked live updates and highlights from every swimming event at the 2021 Olympics. Follow for complete results from Friday's races in Tokyo.

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Eric Trump’s Latest Whine Prompts People To Play The World’s Smallest Violin

Critics accused Trump's son of hypocrisy and playing the victim with his complaint. ...

Katie Ledecky says her Olympic career is not over: 'At least going to '24, maybe '28'

The greatest women's swimmer of all time says she has her eyes set on at least one or two more Olympic games.

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Russians hacked federal prosecutors, Justice Department says

untry last year, the Justice Department said Friday.

The department said 80% of Microsoft email accounts used by employees in the four U.S. ......

'Special Report' Interview: Walensky Is Losing the CDC's Credibility

CDC. A lot of topics were covered in a short amount of time concerning COVID-19, from variants through masking, outbreaks, and schools to vaccines.]]>...

Wrong Predictions Don't Deter The Predictors

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Fed's Brainard Says Labor Market Hasn't Satisfied Goals for Reducing Bond Purchases

Fed governor Lael Brainard says the labor market is, however, on track to reach a key threshold around the end of the year....

Simone Biles withdraws from vault, uneven bars in Olympics event finals

etermine whether she’ll compete in the finals for floor exercise and balance beam.

Biles said she was putting her mental health first ......

Olympic Gold... Is Silver

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Michael Flynn, Trump Lawyer & OAN Reporters Behind Sketchy Arizona Election ‘Audit’

Revelations about the funders raises even more red flags over the secretive Cyber Ninjas presidential election recount. ...

Why was Team USA's mixed 4x400 team disqualified — then reinstated — at Tokyo Olympics?

d 4x400 relay squad looked as if they lost out on the event after an illegal baton pass. But the IOC reinstated the team after an official appeal.

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Jacob deGrom injury update: Setback in forearm tightness rehab delays Mets ace's return until September

The Mets ace reportedly had additional inflammation in his right arm, leaving him out likely until September.

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A Look at D.C. Data Raises Big Questions About New Government Mask Directives

n is fully vaccinated -- in areas where the Delta variant is allegedly "surging" or substantial, which was supposedly covering most of the country.]]>...

Texas Democrats Finally Begin to Realize They Are Screwed

les every night while they mutter obscenities about Gov. Greg Abbott to each other. That's when they aren't spreading COVID to everyone, of course.]]>...

Biden administration sues Texas to block state troopers from stopping migrants

to stop and turn back vehicles carrying illegal immigrants away from the boundary region.

Attorney General Merrick Garland said the policy ......

Simone Biles Will Not Compete In Vault Or Uneven Bars Finals

Biles had previously bowed out of the team final at the Tokyo Olympics after experiencing the disorienting "twisties." ...

DHS makes first speedy deportation flights as border crisis deepens

immigrant-rights activists who called the move “appalling.”

The flights went to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, sending a ......

Walmart, Disney to Require Vaccines for Some U.S. Staff

uiring thousands of their U.S. workers to get vaccinated for Covid-19 amid a shift in federal health guidelines and rising U.S. cases in recent weeks....

Oklahoma Running Out Of Pediatric Hospital Beds As Delta Cases Rise

Some pediatric ICU patients in the state have been sent to Texas due to the coronavirus and staffing shortages. ...

Bezos' Blue Origin Rebuffed in Contract Protest

A federal agency upheld the decision to make Elon Musk’s SpaceX the sole winner of a contract to develop a moon lander for NASA....

The Stupid, It Burns! Failed Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs Wants you to Vote "No" on the Recall and "Yes" to Progress

supposed to be running, and was more focused on flying around the country to play the rising star for national party events and Democrat concerns.]]>...

Georgia GOP begins push to take over Fulton County elections

ntinue to claim wrongdoing in reliably Democratic Fulton County had stolen the 2020 election from Donald Trump, even though an independent monitor ......

Biden, Harris, Schumer, Pelosi agree to work on 'values' of two stalled voting bills

lues" of two stalled measures.

Mr. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris met at the White House Friday with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and ......

Biden, before leaving for weekend at Camp David, calls on states to help stop evictions

deadline approaches tomorrow, I call on all state and local governments to take all possible steps to immediately disburse these funds," Mr. Biden ......

Infrastructure debate devolves into chaos; senators trade accusations of double-crossing

ut in the usually austere upper chamber.

Mr. Schumer, New York Democrat, had to referee lawmakers who accused one another of a double-cross ......

CDC Scrambles to Find Delta Data and Gets Egg on Their Face

a higher viral load, more severe disease than the original strain, and caused vaccinated individuals to be just as infectious as the unvaccinated.]]>...

GOP border hawks urge Congress' leaders to nix illegal immigrant amnesty in $3.5T social welfare

that Democrats plan to pass in a party-line vote.

The two Republicans, who are co-chairs, of the House Border Security Caucus, raised their ......

Madden 22 ratings tracker: Complete list of top NFL players by position in 2021 release

are the top NFL players in Madden 22? Keep track of the best players by position as EA Sports releases its player ratings for the 2021 video game.

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USWNT vs. Canada: Why the Olympic soccer semifinal could be another classic

tight affairs that have required extra time to determine a winner. The prize at stake could turn the latest meeting into another Olympic classic.

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Biden nominates first Muslim to religious freedom post; Holocaust scholar as anti-Semitism envoy

oles; a noted Holocaust scholar as a special envoy on anti-Semitism; an openly gay Jewish cleric, and a Muslim immigrant who famously clashed with ......

MLB trade deadline: Two biggest winners, two biggest losers among 'buying' teams

er — was an exercise in how quickly baseball fans could refresh their Twitter homepage. And every click brought not just new rumors, but new news.

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Kris Bryant trade grades: Giants land former MVP, Cubs sell last major piece of World Series win

The Giants add one of the biggest bats on the market while the Cubs part with the last remaining core member of the 2016 World Series team.

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MLB trade tracker: Full list of deals completed before a busy 2021 deadline

? Trevor Story? There's no shortage of stars on the market this year, and Sporting News will have news and updates for this year's trade deadline.

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Kayleigh McEnany Zings Nancy Pelosi With Timely Flashback After She Violates Her Own Mask Mandate

comply, understandably outraging Republicans who are fed up with the game playing and hypocrisy that is on full display by Democrats on this issue.]]>...

J.D. Vance Tells Tucker Carlson The Quiet Part Out Loud: He Wants A ‘Healthy Ruling Class’

The right-wing candidate lashed Harris, AOC, Buttigieg as "childless cat ladies" who aren't pumping out ... wage slaves? ...

A No-Jerks Policy Ignited Morale at the Company Behind Yankee Candle

ligram took over Newell Brands, employees told him of a toxic workplace culture. ”If they pushed back on something, they would get fired on the spot.”...

Javy Baez trade grades: Mets get instant multifaceted upgrade; Cubs get limited-but-good return

The Mets made a big splash bringing in Javy Baez and didn't have to empty the farm to get him.

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Biden to Tap Artificial Intelligence Expert as Top Business Diplomat

Stanford professor Ramin Toloui is the president’s pick for assistant secretary of state for business, a White House official said....

With Carson Wentz hurt, Colts again left wondering who their starting quarterback will be

After years of stability with Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck, Wentz's injury leaves the Colts with recurring concerns at quarterback....

Republicans slam Justice ruling on Trump's taxes as politically motivated

gress, while the Biden official who authored the ruling has gone out of her way previously to taunt Mr. Trump publicly.

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The Panic Is the Point for Democrats and the Reason Is Insidious

le, the data shows that there's no major crisis justifying all the smoldering hair of our intellectual betters. In short, it's been quite the week.]]>...

Twitter Allows Wuhan Virus Information to Circulate So Long As It Supports Panic and the Regime's Narrative

nsufferable nanny-to-agent of the regime, it published a policy on "COVID-19 (more accurately known as Wuhan virus) misleading information policy:"]]>...

USWNT goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher is the penalty-stopping hero in Olympic QF: "She's the reason we're still in this"

gulation, but she redeemed herself by stopping three penalty kicks, including one during the 90 minutes, as the USA advanced to the Olympic semis.

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Infrastructure Bill Now Faces Restive House Progressives

Democrats’ liberal wing want to ensure antipoverty, climate and healthcare proposals in separate package don’t get sidelined....

Popular protests, violent crackdown put Biden Iran policy to the test

tburst has now spread to several major cities and begun featuring large crowds calling for the downfall of the Iranian regime and chants of "Death ......

House Skips Town After Failing To Extend Eviction Moratorium

The eviction moratorium expires Saturday night. The White House said it will not extend it on its own. ...

Broadway theaters mandating COVID-19 vaccinations, face masks

sks except for when eating and drinking in designated locations, the Broadway League announced Friday. 

Theater guests will need to be ......

New Navy sub to be named after Hyman Rickover, 'Father of Nuclear Navy'

l be the namesake of the service's newest Virginia-class attack submarine.

The USS Hyman G. Rickover will be christened Saturday at General ......

Rep. Elise Stefanik Gets Dragged For Not Understanding Medicare

Twitter users mocked the congresswoman for praising Medicare and Medicaid without realizing they're forms of socialism. ...

Vaccinated people make up 74% of COVID-19 cases linked to big events in Massachusetts town

p>Among the 469 COVID-19 cases identified, 346, or 74%, occurred in fully vaccinated people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report ......

Walmart, Disney Mandate Vaccines For Many Workers

Walmart is requiring that all workers at its headquarters as well as managers who travel within the U.S. be vaccinated. ...

COVID Hypocrite Chris Cuomo Takes a Swing at Peter Doocy, Misses Badly

safe, and who should be scolding other journalists for a supposed false framing of a question about health guidelines and contradictory messaging.]]>...

'Toxic' podcast explores Britney Spears conservatorship

pent hours dissecting the case are hopeful change is coming for the singer to become more independent.

Tess Barker and Barbara Gray co-host ......

19 Amazing Action Shots From The Tokyo Olympics

A stunning victory by Sunisa Lee of Team USA, a new world record by Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa and more. ...

Broadband debate emerges in $1.2T infrastructure bill, bipartisanship falters on rural, urban divide

>A Senate Democratic aide said they are concerned the proposal worked out by a bipartisan group of negotiators does not do enough to address urban ......

Scarlett Johansson's Agent Rips Disney Over 'Black Widow' Dispute

Scarlett Johansson and Walt Disney over financial fallout from the streaming release of “Black Widow,” accusing the studio of attacking her character....

Ex-police officer jailed awaiting trial in Capitol riot case

with participating in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper agreed Wednesday to keep Thomas Robertson ......

With Texas, Oklahoma on board, SEC should target these schools next

Oklahoma and Texas are in. Should the SEC continue its shopping spree? SN takes a look at more options.

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Marco Rubio to press intelligence leader over claims NSA spied on Tucker Carlson: Report

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Mr. Rubio, the committee's vice chairman, said he plans to raise concerns regarding the claim with Director of National Intelligence ......

Publisher Buys Stakes From Prince's Heirs in Bid to Steer Singer's Legacy

cquired the largest interest in the Prince estate, betting that by gaining control over the estate it can turn its assets into business opportunities....

Amanda Knox Shreds Matt Damon’s New Movie For ‘Fictionalizing Away My Innocence’

The movie, also starring Abigail Breslin, "reinforces an image of me as a guilty and untrustworthy person," Knox wrote. ...

Red Bull's failed appeal and F1's war of words over Hamilton/Verstappen explained

unsuccessful? What was Red Bull hoping to achieve? And what happens now? Laurence Edmondson picks through the remarkable fallout from the British GP....

Red Bull's criticism of Hamilton below the belt, says Mercedes' Wolff

Toto Wolff said Red Bull's criticism of Lewis Hamilton crossed a line....

USWNT vs. Netherlands result: USA advances to Olympic soccer semifinals after penalty kick shootout win

al soccer team faces attacking powerhouse Netherlands in a rematch of the 2019 Women's World Cup final. An Olympic semifinal spot is up for grabs.

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Nancy Pelosi Defies Her Own Order to Arrest Those Without Masks

t a police force would seemingly agree to enforce it (see Nancy Pelosi Orders the Arrest of Those Without Masks and the Capitol Police Play Along).]]>...

5 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids With Reemergence Anxiety

Experts share their advice for supporting children's mental health in this transitional time. ...

Madden 22 QB ratings: The best quarterbacks by overall, speed, throw power & more

Patrick Mahomes was named to his third 99 Club on Friday, pacing every QB in the next installment of "Madden."

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A Great Wailing Commences After Tucker Carlson States Some Uncomfortable Truths About Kamala Harris

to perform even the basic responsibilities of a VP as well as her weaknesses as a potential presidential contender in 2024 continue to get raised.]]>...

Elon Musk's 'Delivery Hell'

n a promise to deliver huge numbers of cars by the end of the month—and a quarterly profit. But getting the vehicles to customers in time wasn’t easy....

Fantasy football 12-team, PPR mock draft: QBs going early

Our fantasy crew held its fourth mock draft of the season, and quarterbacks flew off the board faster than usual. Is this a trend to watch?...

Biden Taps Gold Star Dad Khizr Khan For Religious Freedom Commission

Khan gained national recognition in 2016 when he slammed Donald Trump for his hateful rhetoric toward Muslims. ...

Congress Can Get Donald Trump’s Tax Returns, Justice Department Rules

The IRS must turn over the former president's tax returns to a congressional committee, according to the legal opinion. ...

Tesla Battery Catches Fire at Utility Storage Project in Australia

The fire broke out where France’s Neoen SA is installing 210 Tesla Megapacks as part of a 300-megawatt battery storage project....

Aaron Rodgers contract breakdown: Details on Packers QB's new deal revealed

Rodgers' new contract has no new money, but gives him a bit more job security for 2021 — if he wants it.

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U.S. Trade Representative's Top China Adviser Resigns

Mark Wu said he is returning in August to Harvard Law School where he focuses on intellectual property issues and Chinese trade policy....

What You Need To Know About COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Right Now

Vaccine mandates are likely to be upheld in courts, although that's far from guaranteed in every single case. ...

Who is Quinn Ewers? Five-star QB could change NIL, Ohio State and more with decision

Meet Quinn Ewers, the Texas high school quarterback. He could be the first megastar of the NIL college football era.

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Bonanza for Big Luxury Brands Points to Small, Private Casualties

Listed labels like Hermès and Louis Vuitton have charged past their pre-pandemic sales. The question is who they are taking so much market share from....

Sources: OKC gets first-rounder, Favors from Jazz

r the next five drafts, picked up another future No. 1 and center Derrick Favors from Utah in exchange for a future second-rounder, sources told ESPN....

Djokovic falls to Zverev, ending Golden Slam bid

m for Novak Djokovic. The top-ranked Serb lost to Alexander Zverev of Germany 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics tennis tournament....

Sources: Lakers agree to Westbrook blockbuster

ook in exchange for Kyle Kuzma, Montrezl Harrell, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and the No. 22 pick Thursday night, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....

Sources: Dodgers finalizing Scherzer, Turner deal

acquire star right-hander Max Scherzer and star shortstop Trea Turner from the Nationals for a massive prospect haul, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....

Biles plagued by 'twisties,' says she's not in sync

ays her mind and body are "simply not in sync," as she has been suffering from a phenomenon that causes injuries to gymnasts who do airborne routines....

NBA selects late Kentucky guard Clarke with pick

and brother onto the stage, as the NBA selected Clarke -- giving him the honor he would've received had the tragedy earlier this year not taken place....

Red Sox get All-Star Schwarber from Nationals

The Red Sox acquired outfielder Kyle Schwarber from the Nationals on Thursday, it was announced....

Yankees acquire All-Star slugger Rizzo from Cubs

The Yankees acquired All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo from the Cubs on Thursday....

Madden NFL 22 ratings and rankings: Meet the top 10 cornerbacks and safeties

We run down the top cornerbacks, safeties and running backs....

NBA experts: Winners, losers and shocking trades from a ridiculous draft

From blockbuster trades to shocking lottery picks, our experts break down everything from a wild draft night....

Mexican Olympians seethe at discovery of softball uniforms in trash

as an affront to the national identity, but the country's softball federation president said it's simply a case of having too much cargo to take back....

Suni Lee on her Olympic gold medal -- 'It doesn't feel like real life'

Lee said she never thought she could win gold in the Olympic all-around. But on Thursday, she did exactly that....

Red Bull's call for harsher Hamilton penalty rejected

convince FIA stewards to issue a harsher penalty against Lewis Hamilton for colliding with Max Verstappen at the British Grand Prix has been rejected....

Verstappen: Mercedes showed true selves at Silverstone

Max Verstappen said Mercedes "showed how they really are" after Lewis Hamilton's contentious win....

Household Spending Rose in June, Before Delta Upswing

, though the current increase in Covid-19 cases related to the Delta variant and higher inflation are injecting uncertainty into the economic outlook....

Madden 22 ratings: Patrick Mahomes joins 99 Club again; Davante Adams, Jalen Ramsey earn nods

This is the second year in a row that Adams has been announced as a member of the 99 overall club.

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Viewers guide: Uriah Hall, Sean Strickland have the spotlight -- who'll take advantage?

Middleweights Uriah Hall and Sean Strickland both are on winning streaks going into Saturday's UFC main event clash....

Man United go back to the '90s with new away kit inspired by a classic

Manchester United have unveiled their new away kit for the 2021-22 season and it is directly inspired by a real fan-favourite jersey from the 1990s....

Big Oil Companies, Back in the Money, Keep Spending Tight

reported strong profits as some economies recover from the pandemic, but the oil giants, like their European counterparts, preach capital discipline....

Olivia Munn Shares The Depression Advice That Keeps Her Going

Munn spoke with Demi Lovato about how she's overcome the times when things seem "too tough and you just can’t take it." ...

Transfer Talk: Chelsea's move for Romelu Lukaku knocked back by Inter striker

Chelsea have offered Romelu Lukaku a return to the Premier League, but the Inter striker is happy in Italy. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest....

Premier League transfers: What do the top clubs still need to do?

Man City needs a striker, Chelsea wants a striker and Man United wants more depth....

USWNT vs. Netherlands live score, updates, highlights from Olympic women's soccer quarterfinal

al soccer team faces attacking powerhouse Netherlands in a rematch of the 2019 Women's World Cup final. An Olympic semifinal spot is up for grabs.

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NBA Draft grades 2021: Complete results, analysis for every pick in Round 1

Sporting News provided instant grades as the picks were announced on Thursday. Check out our 2021 NBA Draft analysis below.

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Timothy Bradley Jr. plays matchmaker: 'The 10 fights I want to see'

Looking to see big fights in boxing? Timothy Bradley Jr. shares his list of must-see matchups....

Women's Olympic soccer quarterfinals: Complete schedule for all the knockout round matches

men's Olympic Football Tournament are facing off in the quarterfinals on Friday, July 30. The winners are guaranteed to play for an Olympic medal.

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Polaris Considers More Price Increases

laris Inc.’s finance chief is weighing additional price increases and adding suppliers as part shortages dent the sports-vehicle maker’s retail sales....

Amazon Hit With Record EU Privacy Fine

as issued two weeks ago by Luxembourg’s privacy regulator and accompanied by an order to revise certain business practices that Amazon didn’t specify....

The biggest free-agency and trade storylines -- including the peculiar Westbrook-Lakers fit

s made the blockbuster move, but was it the right move? Our NBA insiders are answering the biggest questions surrounding free agency and trade season....

Olympics 2021 live updates: USWNT faces elimination, Djokovic ousted, Schauffele takes the lead

SA women's hoops extended their win streak to 51 in a row, Schoenmaker sets world record in the pool and track and field begins, plus more from Tokyo....

Meet Katie Grimes, the 15-year-old USA swimmer dubbed 'the future' by Katie Ledecky

Grimes is the youngest Olympic swimmer since Amanda Beard, and could be a prominent face on the international stage for years to come.

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Mexico overcome heartache, chant delay to reach Gold Cup final

Mexico could have been distracted by off-pitch events, but it reached another Gold Cup final with the U.S....

What happened to Sha'Carri Richardson? Explaining the runner's Olympic weed ban controversy

News breaks down Sha'Carri Richardson's controversial ban from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, a result of her smoking marijuana before U.S. qualifying.

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Allyson Felix Olympics schedule: How to watch USA star's events live at 2021 Tokyo Games

g News has you covered on how to watch all of Allyson Felix's events as she aims to become the most decorated track and field athlete of all time:

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Olympics track and field results: Updated 2021 medal winners for every event at Tokyo Games

Sporting News has you covered for every track and field event, including medal count and full list of athletes who podium.

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Zardes rewards Berhalter's faith, wins Gold Cup semi for USMNT

No matter how many times The Next Big Striker comes around ready to supplant him, Gyasi Zardes keeps coming back to score goals for the USMNT....

Korey Stringer's death, 20 years later: The lasting impact and how the NFL changed

Vikings lineman Korey Stringer died at age 27 from exertional heatstroke. In the aftermath, new protocols and a psychological pivot changed football....

The Ever Given, Fresh From Suez, Becomes a Tourist Attraction

The Port of Rotterdam is selling tickets for a boat ride past the container ship that disrupted global trade....

NBA Draft 2021 winners & losers: Rockets, Magic reload in first round; Kings, Spurs miss mark

Now that we know the final results of the 2021 NBA Draft, it's time to declare a few early winners and losers.

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NBA Draft picks 2021: Complete results, list of selections for Rounds 1-2

Sporting News tracked all picks from the 2021 NBA Draft and kept up with the results in real time. Check out all of the selections below.

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Russell Westbrook trade grades: Lakers form new Big Three; Wizards build around Bradley Beal

What does this trade mean for the Lakers and Wizards? Here is a breakdown of the draft-day deal.

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MLB trade deadline tracker: Live rumors, news, updates for 2021 deadline day

? Trevor Story? There's no shortage of stars on the market this year, and Sporting News will have news and updates for this year's trade deadline.

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Anthony Rizzo trade details: Yankees get another slugger from Cubs before MLB deadline

The Yankees continue to address their need for left-handed hitters, while the Cubs move on from a franchise icon.

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Max Scherzer-Trea Turner trade grades: Win-win deal for Dodgers and Nationals

Once again, the Dodgers’ rotation looks damn near unfair.

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Max Scherzer-Trea Turner trade details: Dodgers land ace, shortstop in blockbuster with Nationals

The Nationals part with the three-time Cy Young Award winner and the dynamic shortstop.

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Princess Diana’s Niece Is A Fashionista In Her Own Right

Kitty Spencer wore five custom gowns for her wedding to Michael Lewis in Italy. ...

Simone Biles Isn't Weak, Narcissistic, or a Quitter - Despite What Weak, Narcissistic Couch Potatoes Say

- a decision which had been definitively psychoanalyzed by (as my friend, radio host Jennifer Horn, described) Twitter couch potatoes within hours.]]>...

Procter & Gamble Warns of Higher Costs and Slower Sales

predicting slower sales and historically high costs for raw materials and transportation as inflation picks up and the global health crisis continues....

Best of Thursday at NFL training camps: Newton's big day, Ravens' soccer drills, more

Thursday, quarterback battles heated up and rookies made highlight-reel plays. Check out the notable quotes, news and insights from around NFL camps....

A UConn pitcher's survival, unexpected bravery and composure in a remarkable moment

The Huskies reliever and his family helped rescue an 88-year-old woman after the tower collapsed. Helping save her life has forever changed theirs....

Why did Qatar play in the Gold Cup? How Asian champs got into the CONCACAF tournament

ch is the regional competition for national teams in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Here's how they ended up in the tournament.

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USMNT Gold Cup semifinal win over Qatar presents coach with big decisions for final

p semifinal win over Qatar, and head coach Gregg Berhalter will have plenty to chew on after watching his substitutes have to pull off the result.

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First Afghan evacuees arriving as U.S. seeks more landing sites; interpreters threatened by Taliban

administration officials announced Thursday.

The first flight from Kabul took off this week with just over 200 individuals on board. After ......

DACA applications approved despite judge's order

t filings this week.

Tracy Renaud, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, blamed “human error” and cases ......

Sunisa Lee Posts Celebration Video That Pretty Much Sums Up The Tokyo Olympics

The gymnast's low-key celebration clip has racked up millions of views on TikTok. ...

Simone Biles says she didn't 'quit' on USA teammates, repeats she has the 'twisties'

ing a case of the "twisties," a type of mental block that causes gymnasts to become disoriented while in the air. That state can lead to injuries.

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Simone Biles Shows Worrying Video That Proves She Isn’t Over The Twisties Yet

The American gold medalist, who dropped out of the Olympic team and all-around events, said she can't tell up from down. ...

Unvaccinated Swimmer’s Mask Refusal Prompts U.S. Review

All other U.S. swimmers reportedly have followed the rules. ...

PG&E Could Face Criminal Charges Over Deadly California Fire

The nation’s largest utility was forced into bankruptcy over wildfires ignited by its long-neglected electrical grid. ...

Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case

g Communist Party tightens control over the territory.

Tong Ying-kit, 24, was convicted of inciting secession and terrorism for driving his ......

‘Daily Show’ Creates Great New Word To Describe House GOP Anger At Wearing Masks Again

House Republicans are fuming at the reintroduced rule and the Comedy Central show had some fun with it. ...

Hong Kong Protester Sentenced To 9 Years In First Prosecution Under Security Law

The U.S. government said the security law was used “as a political weapon to silence dissenting voices." ...

Robotic police dogs: Useful hounds or dehumanizing machines?

your eye to make sure you don’t have a fever.

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July’s Most Popular Recipe Is Too Easy To Pass Up

Sometimes the easiest recipe of all is the most satisfying. ...

6 Psychologically Damaging Things People Say At Work

These common phrases can have lasting harm on a co-worker's self-esteem and sense of belonging. ...

1.6 Billion Disposable Masks Entered Our Oceans In 2020

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‘Welcome Home’: Evacuation Flight Brings Afghans Who Helped The Troops To U.S.

“I want to thank these brave Afghans for standing with the United States,'" Biden said. ...

Japan Expands COVID-19 Emergency After Record Spikes Amid Olympics

Cases in Tokyo have doubled since last week, although officials claim the surge is unrelated to the games. ...

Badass Impala Makes Incredible Escape From Crocodiles, Hippos And 16 Wild Dogs

“Sometimes luck is on your side and sometimes it isn’t. It was this impala’s day.” ...

Schoenmaker sets WR for 200 breaststroke gold

e to win gold Friday. For the first time at these Games, the U.S. swimmers went through an entire session of finals without winning at least one gold....

St. Paul mayor declares Fri. to be Sunisa Lee Day

Sunisa Lee will get her own day in her hometown of St. Paul, Minnesota, after winning gold in Tokyo....

Sponsors laud Biles for prioritizing mental health

iles' sponsors, including Athleta and Visa, are lauding her decision to put her mental health first and withdraw from the gymnastics team competition....

U.S. BMX Cyclist Violently Crashes At Olympics And It’s Tough To Watch

Fields, who won gold in Rio, was awaiting further evaluation. ...

Jonathan Owens Vows To Do One Thing In Sweet Message For Girlfriend Simone Biles

The NFL player hailed Biles’ strength, courage and beautiful smile. ...

Seeing A Make-or-Break Moment, Climate Groups Plan Blitz Over Congressional Recess

Dozens of environmental groups expect to spend millions of dollars in August building support for climate legislation. ...

In effort to curb COVID, Tokyo Olympics collect lots of spit

routine that’s grown crucial in going ahead with the pandemic-era Games, according to organizers.

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Jake Gyllenhaal’s Love Of ‘The Great British Baking Show’ Is As Pure As The Show Itself

The "Brokeback Mountain" star says he is “mesmerized” by judge Prue. ...

People Are Getting COVID-19 Vaccines In Disguise To Avoid Social Backlash, Doctor Says

Dr. Priscilla Frase revealed the efforts some are making to avoid angering their vaccine-hesitant family and friends. ...

Earth Overshoot Day Is Coming Sooner And Sooner

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GOP Rep. Jim Jordan Polled People On ‘Trust’ And Received A Blunt Home Truth

Many Twitter users responded to the Ohio Republican's poll with a single damning word. ...