Rafer Johnson was the first Black flag bearer for the United States when he led the charge into the 1960 Olympics in Rome.
President Trump released a videotaped 46-minute address from the White House Wednesday that he said “may be the most important speech I’ve ever made.”
The Chicago White Sox declined to offer 2021 contracts to right fielder Nomar Mazara and pitcher Carlos Rodón on Wednesday, sending the pair into free agency. The White Sox also announced they had reached a one-year deal with reliever Jace Fry worth $862,500. The 27-year-old Fry went 0-1 with a 3.66 ERA in 18 appearances with the team during the pandemic-shortened season.
Mikel Arteta says Arsenal form is 'not acceptable' and urges fans to lift team * Arsenal manager accepts his side are underperforming * 2,000 fans will return to the Emirates for Rapid Vienna game
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he and technical director Edu are making plans for the January transfer window ahead of what could be an “unpredictable” market. The Gunners have made a slow start to the current campaign and, after losing to Wolves on Sunday, they currently sit 14th in the Premier League. Arsenal have a tally of of 13 points and that is their lowest after their opening 10 matches of any league campaign since the 1981/82 season.
Anthony Lynn and the Los Angeles Chargers have some things to play for during their last five games, but the postseason isn't one of them. Lynn publicly acknowledged Wednesday what many already knew — it would take a miracle for his team to make the postseason even if the Chargers win their remaining games to finish 8-8. “I will always want to show them the big picture every once in a while,” Lynn said.
Calpine Corporation today announced the pricing of $900,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 3.750% Senior Secured Notes due 2031 in a private placement. The offering is expected to close on December 16, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
Baker Mayfield made some head-scratching, jaw-dropping mistakes Sunday in Jacksonville, turning what should have been a fairly routine win for the Browns into a nail biter. Despite his errors, Mayfield didn't commit a quarterback's biggest sin: an interception. Mayfield, whose 21 interceptions were the second most in the NFL last season, hasn't thrown a pick since Oct. 25 — a span of almost five games and 123 consecutive passes.
Plan to give Tory MPs their "tiny tiers" threatens a new split with advisers.
Harry Maguire lamented the fortune which fell the way of Paris Saint-Germain in the final third on Wednesday night, suggesting the French side benefited from “fine margins” on the night as they beat Manchester United 3-1 at Old Trafford. The result leaves both clubs tied on nine points in their Champions League group along with RB Leipzig, who United face away from home on the final matchday next week, with the Red Devils needing a point to guarantee passage to the knock-outs. Maguire felt United had their own chances to win, with Edinson Cavani striking the crossbar and Anthony Martial missing a great chance from close range, and the captain urged his team to “take the positives” ahead of a big week which sees the Old Trafford club play away to West Ham on Saturday before the midweek trip to Germany.
Jose Mourinho says Tottenham are among the favourites to win the Europa League but warned that Champions League dropouts will “change the dynamic of the competition" in the knockouts. Mourinho's side return to European action against LASK on Thursday night following a 0-0 draw at Chelsea on Sunday, after which the Spurs manager said they were "a pony" in the Premier League title race.
Christmas morning breakfast needs to be something special—but not too fussy. You probably don’t want to be attempting a perfect poached egg, or stuck tending the griddle for an hour. Enter the Christmas breakfast casserole. The best ones can be assembled (or at least, prepped) the night before, so Christmas morning, all you have to do is preheat the oven and pop it in (or better yet, program the slow cooker to get it baked while you sleep). Add a fruit salad or a side of sausage, and a festive Christmas breakfast is served.
Only four stars remain in the competition after another double elimination.
The Red Devils need a point to ensure they emerge from group H and feature in the last 16
“When there aren’t any more trees, your comic books are going to go the way of all vinyl,” David Lee Roth says. Then he laughs. “That’s good! Mark that one!” And then he follows up. “Hey, no more vinyl trees ’round here!” With Diamond Dave, there’s always a laugh. And there’s usually a follow-up. It’s […]
Tyson Fury is to remain on this year's Sports Personality of the Year award shortlist, the BBC have said. The 32-year-old world heavyweight champion had asked to be taken off the shortlist for SPOTY 2020. In a video posted on social media, Fury said that he was "the people's champion and have no need for verification or any awards".
Anthony Joshua is keen to get his title reunification fight against Tyson Fury on in London, even if it means taking a pay cut. Joshua returns to the ring next week against Kubrat Pulev, and victory would pave the way for a double-header which has already been agreed against the Gypsy King. “Yeah, why not?” he said when asked if he was willing to take a pay cut for Joshua-Fury to take place on British soil.
Surviving Covid review: tales of dedication – and desperationThis poignant documentary follows four coronavirus patients in the intensive care unit at a London hospital, as they navigate a traumatic medical and emotional journey
AJ Pritchard and Mo Farah are the latest stars to exit the hit ITV reality series
Granite (NYSE:GVA) announced that it has been awarded the West Refueler Loading Facility & West Solid Waste Facility project by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority at the San Diego International Airport (SAN). The $16 million contract is anticipated to be booked in Granite's fourth quarter 2020 backlog.