Opinion: Big Ten got played by President Trump, and White House is eager to celebrate

White House officials seek to take credit for Big Ten returning to play next month even though conference never asked President Trump for resources.       
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Yankees’ Deivi Garcia pummeled by Red Sox in concerning, streak-ending loss
BOSTON — Even with Sunday’s loss to the Red Sox, the Yankees remained on the verge of clinching a playoff berth, but they also saw their best young pitcher lit up by an underwhelming Boston lineup. Deivi Garcia was pummeled in a 10-2 loss at Fenway Park, allowing six runs in three innings. The defeat...
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Black smoke fitting background for Mets’ devastating loss
Black smoke billowed outside Citi Field on Seaver Way in Sunday’s ninth inning, obscuring the blaze occurring inside the ballpark. The smoldering from across the street was contained by the FDNY before the inning concluded, but no such luck for the Mets’ season, which burns out of control toward the finish. On a day they...
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KY courthouse closed fearing riots over decision on Breonna Taylor cops: report
Louisville, Kentucky is bracing for riots — including boarding up the windows of the federal courthouse there –ahead of an expected ruling on whether the cops involved in the death of Breonna Taylor will be charged criminally. A judge signed an order to close the city’s historic Gene Snyder U.S. Courthouse and Custom House downtown...
Justin Herbert starts for Chargers vs. Chiefs; Tyrod Taylor listed with chest injury
Justin Herbert was the surprising starting quarterback for the Chargers against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Tyrod Taylor has a chest injury.
Red Sox fan sneaks into Fenway Park during Yankees game in worrisome scene
BOSTON — The Yankees and Red Sox were delayed for about 10 minutes on Sunday when a fan snuck into Fenway Park and stood near the camera platform in center field during Boston’s 10-2 win. The fan, wearing a Red Sox jersey, could be heard shouting and threw a hat onto the field in the...
What to expect at the UN General Assembly in the time of Covid-19
What if the world's most powerful people threw a gigantic international party and no one showed up?
Trump takes swipe at Murkowski after she opposes Senate taking up SCOTUS confirmation
President Donald Trump eyed a tweet earlier Sunday morning from the Alaska Chamber which promoted an event slated for next week featuring Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
Lil Nas X says he's written the 'best kids book of all time'
Atlanta-based rapper Lil Nas X has written a children's book called "C is for Country."
Emmys 2020: Nominees 'Watchmen,' 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' go for TV gold; how to watch
The pandemic is forcing the 72nd Emmys to be the first virtual show ever. Sunday's awards – hosted by Jimmy Kimmel – honor TV's best and brightest.
Lakers Vs. Nuggets Game 2 Live Stream: How To Watch The NBA Live on TNT
The Lakers and Nuggets meet in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals!
Johnny Walker happy to win, but not happy with performance at UFC on ESPN+ 36
Johnny Walker says there's plenty to improve on after bouncing back into the win column at UFC on ESPN+ 36.       Related StoriesDonald Cerrone recaps 'worst performance I've ever had' after majority draw with Niko PriceVideo: Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa size each other up in 'Fight Island' run-in before UFC 253Video: Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa size each other up in 'Fight Island' run-in before UFC 253 - Enclosure
How to watch the 2020 virtual Emmys tonight
Producers have sent 130 cameras to 20 cities in 10 countries to capture the winners.
Giants fear Saquon Barkley tore ACL in crushing loss to Bears
CHICAGO — New year, new coach, same poor start (and fewer answers available) for the Giants. A spirited comeback by the undermanned Giants ended like this: One play from the 10-yard line with four seconds remaining. Daniel Jones’ throw sailed incomplete and the penalty flag flew for offensive pass interference against Golden Tate, sending the...
Niecy Nash breaks foot in 3 places after wedding to Jessica Betts
The actress posted a clip of her broken foot Saturday on social media.
Oklahoma woman tells cops ‘I have to poop so bad’ before high-speed chase
An Oklahoma woman told police that she had to “poop so bad” before taking off and leading them on a high-speed chase, new body camera footage shows. Emily Sindt Owings, 28, was pulled over around 9 a.m. Tuesday when a cop noticed that she was not wearing a seatbelt in the city of Enid, according...
Covid-19 Live Updates: Health Officials Tiptoe Around Trump’s Vaccine Timeline
Britain seeks to avert a lockdown with threats of huge fines for violating virus restrictions. ‘Flights to nowhere’ are a thing.
Rams show off in win over Eagles, secure 2-0 start to season
The Los Angeles Rams took care of another NFC East opponent in the Philadelphia Eagles to move to 2-0 to start the season.
Jared Goff and Tyler Higbee help propel Rams to victory over Eagles
Quarterback Jared Goff and tight end Tyler Higbee pair up for three touchdowns in the Rams' 37-19 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Ted Cruz Says 'I Don't Know' When Asked If Republicans Will Have the Votes to Confirm Trump's SCOTUS Nominee
"I think it is particularly important that the Senate take it up and confirm this nomination before the election," the Texas Republican said.
Jets obliterated by 49ers in another embarrassing loss
The Jets’ “brilliant offensive mind” and their “dominant” defense have a lot work to do. The injury-depleted 49ers blew away Gang Green in the Jets’ home debut, treating Adam Gase’s team like an ill-equipped sparring partner that didn’t belong in the same ring. From the game-opening 80-yard touchdown run by Raheem Mostert to Jerick McKinnon...
Biden condemns push to fast track Supreme Court confirmation as 'exercise in raw political power'
Joe Biden on Sunday made a personal appeal to the handful of Senate Republicans who will determine if President Trump’s pending Supreme Court nominee will go forward.
Biden says he won't be releasing a list of potential Supreme Court nominees
Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Sunday that he won't be releasing a list of potential Supreme Court nominees to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat. "Putting a judge's name on a list like that could influence that person's decision-making as a judge and that would be wrong," Biden said.
Biden indicates he won't release SCOTUS nominee list
"To jam this nomination through the Senate is just an exercise in raw political power," Biden said in his remarks.
Storm-Lynx WNBA playoff semifinal postponed just before tipoff
COVID-19 tests for Seattle Storm players come back inconclusive. League postpones Game 1 of series vs. Lynx "out of an abundance of caution."
Salvation Army starts 'Rescue Christmas' fundraising campaign early amid coronavirus pandemic
The Salvation Army has provided more than 100 million meals, 1.5 million nights of safe shelter, and emotional and spiritual support to over 800,000 people since March.
Commentary: How many MVPs should LeBron James have?
How many NBA MVP awards should LeBron James have won in his career?
Herschel Walker reveals ‘truth’ about BLM, Trump: 'I'm going to fight for' America
Former NFL player Herschel Walker urged BLM supporters to think about what they're promoting and defended President Trump's character.
Kevin Durant insists he ‘didn’t pick’ Steve Nash to be Nets coach
Kevin Durant is aware of the narratives that he hand-picked the Nets coach. But he insists he didn’t select Steve Nash and only supported him. Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks always said that both Durant and Kyrie Irving would have input in the coaching search, and that the former had been a loud voice in...
Vermont grocery store employee fired after stopping robbery, recovering purse
After stopping a purse snatching, the employee was suspended pending an investigation, which resulted in his firing.
Our Days Have Always Been Running Out
I greet autumn with a stillness I never felt when I was younger and in such a hurry.
Dusko Todorovic vs. Dequan Townsend targeted for UFC event on Oct. 3
A middleweight bout is in the works for the UFC’s first October event.        Related StoriesDusko Todorovic vs. Dequan Townsend targeted for UFC event on Oct. 3 - EnclosureDonald Cerrone recaps 'worst performance I've ever had' after majority draw with Niko PriceUFC on ESPN+ 36 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Las Vegas
Bill Gates: It's 'outrageous' Americans can't get coronavirus test result in 24 hours
Bill Gates is frustrated by the way coronavirus testing is behind handled in the United States.
Sunday Night Football: Patriots vs. Seahawks Kickoff Time, Live Stream, TV Channel
The Seahawks and the Patriots meet in a rematch of Super Bowl XLIX after both made winning starts to the season.
Second GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Filling Ginsburg’s Supreme Court Seat Before Election
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski joins Maine Sen. Susan Collins in saying the election winner should nominate Ginsburg's successor
NFL injuries dominate Week 2 headlines as several stars leave their games hurt
Injuries to NFL stars dominated the headlines during the second week of the season Sunday.
Texas prepares water rescue teams as Tropical Storm Beta threatens 'torrential rainfall'
Beta, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph, was forecast to make landfall Monday or early Tuesday in Texas between Corpus Christi and Galveston.        
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Pine-Sol cleaner has been approved to kill coronavirus on hard surfaces
Pine-Sol's original cleaner has been approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a product that can kill the coronavirus on frequently used surfaces.
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Shuttle bus runs light and crashes into Aston Martin, ejecting passenger
A man was ejected from a shuttle bus after it ran a red light and crashed into an Aston Martin in Brooklyn early Sunday, cops said. The two vehicles were at Myrtle Avenue and Suydam Street in Bushwick when the bus struck the sports car around 4:30 a.m., according to police. A 38-year-old man was...
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Bill Clinton Says Trump and Senate GOP's Position Is to Do Whatever Keeps Them in Power: 'Ruth Ginsburg Was the Reverse'
"Their position is, 'Do whatever maximizes your power. If it's totally inconsistent with what you said before, don't worry about it,'" said Clinton, in reference to the Trump administration and Senate GOP, on Sunday.
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Reports Claim Bahrain Stopped Iran-Backed Militants Planning Attacks
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain broke up a plot by militants backed by Iran to launch attacks on diplomats and foreigners in the island nation home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet, Saudi state television and local media
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Biden urges Senate Republicans not to vote for SCOTUS nominee before election
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday pleaded with Senate Republicans not to vote on President Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election. “I’m not speaking to President Trump who will do whatever he wants. I’m not speaking to Mitch McConnell who will do what he wants and what he does....
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Broncos' Drew Lock ruled out after shoulder injury as NFL sees league-wide injuries
Denver Broncos’ quarterback Drew Lock was ruled out for the remainder of Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers after suffering a shoulder injury early on. 
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Reality TV couple who won Alaskan lodge say they’ve been swindled
A UK couple says their dream of winning a reality their own Alaskan lodge in a TV show competition for turned into a nightmare when the owner flipped the script on them and decided to keep the home. Emily Padfield, 37, and Mark Warner, 53, competed against five other couples for a chance to win...
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Supreme Court Live Tracker: Updates as Biden Speaks on Trump, Ginsburg Vacancy
Lisa Murkowski of Alaska became the second Republican senator to say the Senate should not consider a nominee before the presidential election.
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Live updates: Washington looks to improve to 2-0 with road test against the Cardinals
Follow along for live updates during Sunday's game in Arizona.
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Donald Cerrone recaps 'worst performance I've ever had' after majority draw with Niko Price
Donald Cerrone says he's treating his majority draw with Niko Price at UFC on ESPN+ 36 as his fifth straight UFC defeat.        Related StoriesSean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Tyron Woodley after UFC on ESPN+ 36 loss?Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Colby Covington after UFC on ESPN+ 36 win?Video: Israel Adesanya, Paulo Costa size each other up in 'Fight Island' run-in before UFC 253 
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Friends Give Apartment to Handyman Who Went Viral Asking for Work
Community members in Louisville, Kentucky, gave a local handyman and his loved ones a huge surprise on Friday.
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Michael Moore Urges Pelosi to Shut Down Government to Block GOP from Filling Ginsburg's Seat
Documentary filmmaker and hard-left activist Michael Moore has suggested that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi shut down the U.S. government to prevent President Trump from filling the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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