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NFL Power Rankings: Do undefeated Steelers or defending champion Chiefs deserve the No. 1 spot?

There are two teams clearly above the pack. But what order should they be in?
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West Indies contingent clears first Covid-19 test in New Zealand

They will undergo two more tests on days 6 and 12 of their two-week quarantine in Christchurch
Tags: Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, West Indies


Sheffield Shield wrap: Pressure on Joe Burns, Mitchell Swepson's hub life, and Shaun Marsh as good as ever

A recap of the major talking points from the latest round of Shield matches
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Shaun Marsh, Sheffield Shield, Joe Burns Mitchell Swepson


Rams’ loss to Dolphins makes their week off less carefree

The Rams’ week off was going to be a chance to let down, rest up and look forward to a push toward the playoffs. Then came Sunday’s loss to the Miami Dolphins. It changed the mood and the agenda for the Rams’ bye week, and it turned up the pressure for the second half of the season, which begins two Sundays from now against the NFC West-leading Seattle Seahawks. “I think right now it changes it a lot, because you’ve got that disappointing feeling of not accomplishing what we felt like we were su...
Tags: Florida, Sports, NFL, San Francisco, Sport, Dolphins, Chicago, Austin, Soccer, Arizona, Miami, Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins, Nfc, Seattle, St Louis


Some LA County businesses are boarded up in case of election unrest

LOS ANGELES — Police across the Southland will be on heightened alert Tuesday as voting wraps up in a highly contentious presidential election that has led to fears of large protests — regardless of the winner — and possible looting or violence. Construction crews work on boarding up stores around the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, CA Monday, November 2, 2020. Merchants are fearful of possible unrest following the outcome of Tuesday’s election. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles D...
Tags: Facebook, Elections, News, Protest, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Eric Garcetti, Public Safety, Kroger, Trump, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Southland


Some SoCal businesses are boarded up in case of election unrest, police prepare

LOS ANGELES — Police across the Southland will be on heightened alert Tuesday as voting wraps up in a highly contentious presidential election that has led to fears of large protests — regardless of the winner — and possible looting or violence. Construction crews work on boarding up stores around the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, CA Monday, November 2, 2020. Merchants are fearful of possible unrest following the outcome of Tuesday’s election. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles D...
Tags: Facebook, Elections, News, Protest, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Eric Garcetti, Public Safety, Kroger, Trump, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Southland


USOPC opens ethics investigation of Olympic alumni group election

A 2019 investigation of USA Table Tennis commissioned by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee found that then USATT board chairman Anne Warner Cribbs had violated organization bylaws by not disclosing a conflict of interest, according to the investigation’s confidential final report obtained by the Orange County Register. The investigation by Arent Fox, a national law and lobbying firm whose alumni include six U.S. senators, also found that Cribbs, a former Olympic swimmer, had manipulated ...
Tags: Usa, Congress, Sports, Sport, Soccer, United States, Williams, Olympics, Connecticut, North America, Ethics Committee, Bay Area, Trump, Board, Richard Blumenthal, Orange County Register


USOPC opens ethics investigation of Anne Warner Cribbs, Olympic alumni group election

A 2019 investigation of USA Table Tennis commissioned by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee found that then USATT board chairman Anne Warner Cribbs had violated organization bylaws by not disclosing a conflict of interest, according to the investigation’s confidential final report obtained by the Orange County Register. The investigation by Arent Fox, a national law and lobbying firm whose alumni include six U.S. senators, also found that Cribbs, a former Olympic swimmer, had manipulated ...
Tags: Usa, Congress, Sports, Sport, Soccer, United States, Williams, Olympics, Connecticut, North America, Ethics Committee, Bay Area, Trump, Board, Richard Blumenthal, Orange County Register


Sancho out to silence critics with Dortmund

Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund and England star Jadon Sancho will be out to silence his critics when his side take on Club Brugge in their third Champions League group game on Wednesday. While fellow... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Dortmund, Club Brugge, Afp, Sancho, AFP Borussia Dortmund, Jadon Sancho


49ers Trade Alexander To Saints For Alonso, Draft Pick

NEW ORLEANS (AP/CBS13) — The Saints and 49ers have agreed to a trade sending linebacker Kwon Alexander to New Orleans in exchange for linebacker Kiko Alonso and a conditional fifth-round draft choice. Saints coach Sean Payton confirmed the trade on Monday and said the draft pick is conditional because it is tied to playing time. Alexander, who is coming off an ankle injury, will be competing for snaps at outside linebacker with Alex Anzelone, Payton said. The 30-year-old Alonso has not played th...
Tags: Minnesota, Football, New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers, LSU, NFL, San Francisco, New Orleans, Miami, Philadelphia, Buffalo, Saints, Alexander, Tampa Bay, Alonso, Santa Clara California


Wales manager Ryan Giggs arrested: reports

London (AFP) – Wales manager and Manchester United great Ryan Giggs has been arrested on suspicion of assault, according to UK newspaper reports late Monday. The Football Association of Wales issued a statement saying: “The... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: UK, London, Wales, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Ryan Giggs, Afp, Football Association of Wales, AFP Wales


LAUSD, Long Beach Unified join larger districts in calling for statewide standard to reopen schools

As more school districts plan for students and staff to eventually return to campus following months of distance learning, some of California’s largest K-12 systems are asking Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state Legislature to adopt a set of statewide reopening standards and to provide funding to ensure schools have the means to resume in-person classes safely. On Monday, Nov. 2, the superintendents of the Los Angeles, Long Beach, Santa Ana, San Diego, Fresno, Oakland and Sacramento unified school d...
Tags: News, Education, California, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, Los Angeles Unified School District, Austin Beutner, Newsom, Beutner, Chris Eftychiou


Safe pair of hands: The remarkable rise of Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy

Paris (AFP) – It took Edouard Mendy five years to go from unemployment to the Champions League and it has taken him just five games to seemingly solve Chelsea’s goalkeeping problem. All eyes were on... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Paris, Afp, Edouard Mendy


Tiz the Law might benefit from Breeders’ Cup Classic being at Keeneland

Barclay Tagg, the trainer for Tiz the Law, is happy this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup will be held at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., and not Churchill Downs. Tiz the Law, installed as the 3-1 second choice on the morning line for Saturday’s $6 million Classic, has lost only twice in eight career starts and both defeats came at Churchill Downs.The most disappointing loss was his runner-up finish behind Authentic in the Kentucky Derby on Sept. 5. “He beat 14 or 15 other top 3-year-olds in the...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Horse racing, Jack, Jackie, Usc, Kentucky Derby, Alexander, Tom, Tagg, Lexington KY, Bob Baffert, Keeneland, NBCSN, MacLean


Inspirational Rashford making a difference on and off the field

London (AFP) – Marcus Rashford’s impact now stretches far beyond the football field as the Manchester United and England forward has become a global icon by taking on politicians to fight for an end to... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Afp, Marcus Rashford


From feast to famine — Mbappe out to end European goal drought with PSG in Leipzig

Leipzig (Germany) (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig meet once again in the Champions League this week with the pressure on Kylian Mbappe to deliver after a run of poor form in front of... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Champions League, Psg, Leipzig, Afp, Leipzig Germany, Kylian Mbappe, AFP Paris Saint Germain


Angels’ Mike Trout misses top-three cut for AL MVP

Mike Trout won’t be winning his fourth American League MVP award this year. Trout was not among the three finalists the BBWAA announced on Monday, meaning Trout finished no higher than fourth in voting concluded before the start of the postseason. Trout’s lowest previous finish in the MVP race was in 2017, when he finished fourth after missing nearly two months with an injury. This year, Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox, DJ LeMahieu of the New York Yankees and Jose Ramirez of the Cleveland In...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Los Angeles Angels, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners, Phillies, Abreu, White Sox, Mike Trout, BBWAA, Jose Abreu


Maradona admitted to hospital in Argentina

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Argentine football great Diego Maradona was admitted to hospital Monday for medical checks, his personal doctor announced. “It’s not a serious situation and we didn’t come for an emergency,” Leopoldo Luque... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Argentina, Diego Maradona, Afp, Maradona, Buenos Aires AFP, Leopoldo Luque


Urgent: Recreational users need to know that killer chemical lurks everywhere, say parents whose kids died from fentanyl

Dylan Kai Sarantos, 18. Thought he was taking ecstasy. Died May 8 in Los Angeles. Alexandra Capelouto, 20. Thought she was taking Percocet. Died Dec. 23 in Temecula. In a donated ballroom in Columbus, Ohio, parents rose to their feet as their child’s name was read aloud. Many had endured the trauma of discovering their babies’ lifeless bodies. Jessica and her dad, Steve Filson. (Courtesy Filson family) Jessica Shely Filson, 29. Thought she was doing cocaine. Died Jan. 22 in Redlands.  Alexa...
Tags: Health, News, Teens, California, Cdc, Drugs, Mexico, China, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Healthcare, Ohio, DEA, Alex


Portland teams with hip-hop dancers to promote new greenway routes

Soulja Hostile, aka Tyrell Sanders, doing the Greenway Shuffle.(Screen grab from PBOT video) Streets are not truly safe until you can break dance in them. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is reaching deep into its bag of tricks to promote cycling on their 25 miles of new neighborhood greenways east of I-205. Over the summer they gamified the new routes with a Go By Greenways game that awarded prizes for people who found keywords posted on Zebra-themed flyers. While working on that...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Jonathan Maus, East Portland, Portland Bureau of Transportation PBOT, Neighborhood Greenways, Hannah Schafer, Tyrell Sanders, Hip Hop Soulsation Academy, Hollady Oregon Pacific Greenway Advertisement, Greenway Shuffle, Cykhyia, Hip Hop Soulsation Academy PBOT Communications, AkmXbZGWzf Portland Bureau of Transportation


Election 2020: 5 things to know about L.A. County voting — and some honorable mentions

Los Angeles County’s early voters continued to turn out in droves on the eve of Election Day, foreshadowing a final, epic end to 11 days of early in-person voting, buffered by a month of voting by mail. Here are five things to know about the final day — Tuesday, Nov. 3 — when voters still have a chance to cast ballots, if they haven’t already, of course. 1. Massive turnout, and probably more coming First off, more on what has been the county’s remarkable turnout… By 1 p.m. Monday, nearly 41,00...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Sport, Post Office, Soccer, Ohio, Eric Garcetti, State, Don, Los Angeles County, Southland, Columbus Dispatch, Nov, CVR, Dodger Stadium, Alex Padilla


Mookie Betts a finalist for NL MVP Award in first year with Dodgers

Mookie Betts’ first season with the Dodgers was capped by the franchise’s first World Series title in 32 years. An MVP award would be icing on the cake. The right fielder was announced as one of the three finalists for the National League MVP Award on Monday along with Atlanta first baseman Freddie Freeman and San Diego third baseman Manny Machado. Freeman, an El Modena High product, is considered the frontrunner for the award. But if Betts wins, he would join Hall of Famer Frank Robinson as the...
Tags: Sports, Atlanta, Sport, Chicago, Blue Jays, Soccer, San Diego, Mlb, Philadelphia, Boston Red Sox, Twins, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, Miami Marlins, Ucla


Diego Maradona in hospital but condition not Covid-related, says doctor

Condition in La Plata is not thought to be life-threatening‘He is not well psychologically’, says Dr Leopoldo LuqueDiego Maradona has been admitted to hospital in Argentina with undisclosed “health problems” although it is not related to Covid-19 and his condition is not thought to be serious, his personal doctor and local media reported on Monday.Maradona, 60, was taken to the Ipensa clinic in La Plata, about an hour from Buenos Aires. Maradona coaches the local club Gimnasia y Esgrima. Continu...
Tags: Football, Sport, Argentina, Diego Maradona, Maradona, La Plata, Leopoldo LuqueDiego Maradona, Buenos Aires Maradona, Gimnasia y Esgrima Continue


LAPD to begin recording, storing helicopter footage on Election Day

The Los Angeles Police Department has added equipment and will begin recording helicopter footage of large-scale events as soon as Tuesday, Oct. 3 – just in time for Election Day and its aftermath when protests and political unrest could again break out. “It’s going to be available starting (Tuesday),” LAPD Assistant Chief Horace Frank said of a pair of recording devices that can capture and store live feeds from some of the department’s helicopters. “We’re testing it now.” In a letter to the Lo...
Tags: Elections, News, California, Police, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Lapd, Trump, Frank, Grove, Los Angeles Police Department, Police Commission, Los Angeles San Fernando Valley, Zarcone


Gatherings singled out as driving L.A. County coronavirus infections

With Los Angeles County gripping for a holiday season that could potentially see an increase in coronavirus infections, Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer continued her clarion call on Monday for people to refrain from gathering together in even small numbers. The county on Monday, Nov. 2, reported an additional 1,406 cases and two associated deaths bringing to 310,595 the number of people who have tested positive and 7,076 total deaths. The high case count on a Monday was not due to a backlo...
Tags: News, California, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Long Beach, Seaworld, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, Newsom, Barbara Ferrer, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


More malls dragged into bankruptcy by as retail carnage continues

By Jeremy Hill | Bloomberg America’s ailing malls suffered a pair of body blows over the weekend as two major landlords followed their ever-growing list of bankrupt tenants into Chapter 11 protection. Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and CBL & Associates Properties Inc. sought protection from creditors Sunday, citing pandemic-induced pressures on their tenants and, in turn, themselves. Together the two REITs account for some 87 million square feet of real estate across the U.S., accordi...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, La, Sport, Soccer, Dallas, Philadelphia, Michigan, Houston, Chattanooga, Delaware, Cbre, Commercial Real Estate, Redfin, Los Angeles County


Garth Crooks' team of the week: Kyle Walker, Jordan Henderson, Jamie Vardy

Who kept his parents happy? Who is in fantastic form? Will history repeat itself? Garth Crooks names his team of the week.
Tags: Football, Garth Crooks, Kyle Walker Jordan Henderson Jamie Vardy


Joe Clarke in line for Perth Scorchers BBL deal

The Nottinghamshire batsmen would be cover for Jason Roy who will be on England duty
Tags: England, Sport, Cricket, Nottinghamshire, Jason Roy, Joe Clarke, Perth Scorchers BBL


Jamie Vardy produces another 'masterclass' - but can Leicester fight for the title?

BBC Sport looks at why Leicester could be considered title challengers this season after another 'masterclass' performance from Jamie Vardy.
Tags: Football, Bbc, Leicester, Jamie Vardy


Key bike route into Southwest Hills poised for makeover

New sharrow and wayfinding signage installed over the weekend at SW Talbot Rd and Fairmount Blvd. (Photo: Lisa Caballero) The gentle curves the trolley required to make its turn encourage the sloppy lefts and cross-intersection diagonals that plague both intersections today. Story by Lisa Caballero. One of Portland’s loveliest unofficial neighborhood greenways is set to receive new pavement markings and wayfinding signs. Upper Southwest Montgomery Drive is the gentler, calmer alternativ...
Tags: Sport, Vista, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Montgomery, Southwest, Talbot, Patton, Greenway, Southwest Portland, Hewett, Scott Cohen, Transportation Committee, Lisa Caballero, Southwest Hills



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