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Dr. Fauci: Whatever COVID-19 vaccine is available, take it

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci says if a coronavirus vaccine is available, regardless of which one, take it. The top U.S. infectious disease expert told NBC on Thursday a third vaccine becoming available “is nothing but good news” and would help control of the pandemic. U.S. regulators announced Wednesday that Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19. It’s expected to be approved soon by the FDA. Fauci warns people not to hold off on getting the Jo...
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Paramount+ Becomes Major Force in Soccer Broadcasting: World Soccer Talk Podcast

In the NEW episode, number 212, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including: • Paramount+ gobbles up more soccer rights • Our review of the new Pelė documentary from Netflix • NBC finally... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Nbc, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Kartik Krishnaiyer, Christopher Harris, Paramount Becomes Major Force


Disney and the NFL are reportedly sparring over a proposed TV deal that would cost the ABC and ESPN owner nearly $4 billion every year

In a photo provided by ESPN Images, the draft board is seen before the start of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Bristol, Conn. (Allen Kee/ESPN Images via AP) Associated Press The NFL is asking networks to pay double the current rates to broadcast league games, CNBC reports. That proposed deal would cost Disney $3.8 billion annually to broadcast games on ABC and ESPN. Disney is pushing back on the 100% price increase, in part due to low TV viewership. Visit the Business...
Tags: TV, Media, Nbc, Entertainment, Abc, Disney, US, Sports, NFL, Trends, Cbs, Espn, Wall Street Journal, Cnbc, CBS NBC, ESPN Disney


Watching Saturday’s Outdoor Game

from Anthomy Crupi at Yahoo, Intense sunshine and deteriorating ice conditions effectively robbed the NHL of some one million TV impressions, as Saturday’s outdoor game in Lake Tahoe couldn’t hold up under the strain of an eight-hour delay. According to Nielsen data, NBC’s broadcast of the first period of the Colorado Avalanche-Las Vegas Golden Knights game averaged 1.36 million viewers and a 0.8 household rating before the bright winter sun turned the makeshift rink into a giant Slus...
Tags: Nbc, Sport, Nielsen, NHL, Lake Tahoe, East Coast, Colorado Avalanche Las Vegas Golden Knights, Anthomy Crupi, Yahoo Intense


Why 83-year-old Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky has two new films out now

Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky offers a bemused smile at how fate delivered his two new films to American audiences within weeks of each other. “Strange situation, yeah?” he says with a shrug during a Zoom call from his home in Moscow. It is, and yet at the same time, it’s fortuitous, too. “Sin,” an epic about the Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo, arrived in mid-February. “Dear Comrades!” the true story of a Soviet-era massacre and coverup, debuted at the end of January, shortly bef...
Tags: England, Movies, Nbc, Sport, Fox, Things To Do, Soccer, Italy, Cameroon, Showtime, Long Beach, Moscow, Stalin, Soviet Union, KGB, Michelangelo


Mother of ‘ER’ actress killed by South Pasadena police settles for $450,000

A federal judge has formally approved a $450,000 settlement in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the mother of an “ER” actress who was fatally shot by police sent to her South Pasadena home to conduct a wellness check, court papers show. Vanessa Marquez’s mother, Delia McElfresh, filed the suit in August in Los Angeles federal court against the city of South Pasadena, its former police chief and other officers, disputing law enforcement’s assertion that the 49-year-old actress was shot in 2018 w...
Tags: News, Nbc, Shooting, US, Los Angeles, Spain, Sport, Ukraine, Fbi, Soccer, Courts, Police Shooting, Arcadia, Capitol, Marquez, Los Angeles County District Attorney s Office


Mother of ‘ER’ actress killed by South Pasadena police sought $20 million, now settling for $450,000

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has formally approved a settlement in a wrongful death suit filed by the mother of an “ER” actress who was fatally shot by police who were sent to her South Pasadena home in 2018 to conduct a wellness check, court papers show. Vanessa Marquez’s mother, Delia McElfresh, filed suit last August in Los Angeles federal court against the city of South Pasadena, its former police chief and other officers, disputing law enforcement’s assertion that the 49-year-old actress w...
Tags: News, Nbc, Shooting, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, George Clooney, Police Shooting, Clooney, Los Angeles County, Vanessa, Superior Court, Marquez, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department, South Pasadena


Whitney Cummings describes COVID-19 experience ahead of drive-in show: ‘I had it really bad’

Whitney Cummings is ready to get out of the house. For the past several months, the comedian has entertained her followers on social media by giving them an inside look at what life has been like at her Woodland Hills home: She’s displayed her skills on the basketball court, videos of her rescue dogs, beauty and fashion tips and behind-the-scenes clips from her “Good For You” podcast. But she’s ready to get up on stage, even if it’s in front of a bunch of cars. “I mean, we gotta do something,” C...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Nbc, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Dave Grohl, Meghan Trainor, Disneyland, Whitney, Taco Bell, Cummings, Woodland Hills, Whitney Cummings, Sebastian Maniscalco, Drive-in


Gov. Newsom recall proponents gather more than a million signatures

By Maeve Reston | CNN Leaders of the campaign to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom have now gathered more than a million signatures, according to a new report from the California secretary of state’s office that suggests the effort is still on track as they inch toward a March deadline to qualify for the ballot. Capitalizing on the frustration and anger among California Republicans and small business owners about Newsom’s restrictive stay-at-home orders last year, which were intended to try t...
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US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

By JOHN RABY The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus. A year into the pandemic, the running total of lives lost was about 498,000 — roughly the population of Kansas City, Missouri, and just shy of the size of Atlanta. The figure compiled by Johns Hopkins University surpasses the number of people who died in 2019 of chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, Alzheimer’s, flu and pneumonia combined. “It’s nothing like we have ever bee...
Tags: Health, Nbc, Uncategorized, US, Atlanta, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, Las Vegas, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Johns Hopkins, University of Washington, Willis, Kansas City Missouri


The Latest: Biden to mark 500,000 lives lost with ceremony

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON __ President Joe Biden will mark the U.S. crossing 500,000 lives lost from COVID-19 with a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at the White House. The nation is expected to pass the grim milestone on Monday, just over a year after the first confirmed U.S. fatality due to the novel coronavirus. The White House said Biden will deliver remarks at sunset to honor those who lost their lives. He will be joined by first lady Jill Biden and Vice President Ka...
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The Latest: New Zealand to remove restrictions from Auckland

By The Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand will remove remaining coronavirus restrictions from Auckland on Monday after an outbreak discovered in the largest city fades away. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said more than 72,000 tests had found no evidence the virus was spreading in the community. Auckland was placed into a three-day lockdown this month after a mother, father and daughter tested positive. Another five contacts later tested positive. After the lockdown ended, Auc...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 49,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 9,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, England, New York, Texas, London, Nbc, Abc, California, Washington, Oregon, White House, China, Germany, Russia


The Latest: Grieving Italians mark a COVID-19 anniversary

By The Associated Press CODOGNO, Italy — Italians are marking one year since their country was shocked to discover it had the first known locally transmitted COVID-19 case in the West. With church services Sunday and wreath-laying ceremonies, including in small northern towns which were the first to be hard-hit by the pandemic, citizens paid tribute to the dead. Italy has a confirmed death toll from the virus of 95,500. While the first wave of infections largely engulfed Lombardy and other north...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, England, New York, Texas, London, Nbc, Abc, California, Washington, Oregon, White House, China, Germany, Russia


Bright sun, poor ice delay NHL outdoor game at Lake Tahoe

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Samuel Girard (49) is surrounded by his teammates after scoring during the first period of their game against the Vegas Golden Knights, on Saturday at the Outdoor Lake Tahoe NHL game in Stateline, Nev. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Members of the Colorado Avalanche, in white, and the Vegas Golden Knights, red, prepare to face off to start the first period of the Outdoor Lake Tahoe NHL hockey game in Stateline, Nev., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncel...
Tags: Nbc, Boston, Sports, Toronto, Sport, Soccer, Philadelphia, Nova Scotia, NHL, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe, Sierra Nevada, University Of Michigan, Flyers, Bruins, Brad Marchand


Poor ice conditions delay NHL’s Lake Tahoe outdoor game

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Samuel Girard (49) is surrounded by his teammates after scoring during the first period of their game against the Vegas Golden Knights, on Saturday at the Outdoor Lake Tahoe NHL game in Stateline, Nev. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Members of the Colorado Avalanche, in white, and the Vegas Golden Knights, red, prepare to face off to start the first period of the Outdoor Lake Tahoe NHL hockey game in Stateline, Nev., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncel...
Tags: Nbc, Boston, Sports, Toronto, Sport, Soccer, Philadelphia, Nova Scotia, NHL, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe, Sierra Nevada, University Of Michigan, Flyers, Bruins, Brad Marchand


Changes To Sunday’s NHL Schedule

NEW YORK/STATELINE, NEV. (Feb. 20, 2021) – The National Hockey League announced today that the start time of Honda NHL Outdoors Sunday between the Philadelphia Flyers and Boston Bruins, currently scheduled for 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, will now start at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT, and will be televised on NBCSN, Sportsnet and TVA Sports. In addition, the New Jersey Devils-Washington Capitals game, previously scheduled for 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT will now start at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT and be broadcast...


EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 25

Mohamed Salah and Liverpool host Everton this Saturday, Feb. 20 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo, as the 238th Merseyside Derby highlights Premier League action across NBC Sports this weekend. On Sunday at... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Nbc, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Epl, Everton, Mohamed Salah, Nbc Sports, Leagues: EPL, Universo, NBC Sports Gameweek, 238th Merseyside Derby


Why do soccer fans and leagues love ESPN+ so much? World Soccer Talk Podcast

In the NEW episode, number 211, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including: • Why do soccer fans and leagues love ESPN+? • ESPN+ scores again with a fantastic short film • A big change at NBC gives them an advantage with Premier League renewal rights • Belgium football is back in the United States • Plus letters from you, the listeners, in our mailbag section. Listen to the show via the player above or via this link. Launched in 2006, the World Soccer Ta...
Tags: Google, Nbc, Sport, Soccer, United States, Belgium, Espn, Kartik Krishnaiyer, Christopher Harris


Plans For The Games In Lake Tahoe

NEW YORK (Feb. 17, 2021) – The National Hockey League (NHL) today announced its game day plans for NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe™, the picturesque event featuring two regular-season outdoor games played at Edgewood Tahoe Resort in Stateline, Nev., Feb. 20-21. With the Lake Tahoe shoreline as its backdrop, selfless members of the Tahoe Community will be honored before the Colorado Avalanche face the Vegas Golden Knights in the Bridgestone NHL Outdoors Saturday™ on Feb. 20. On Feb. 21, South Lake T...
Tags: New York, Nbc, Sport, Lake Tahoe, Boston Bruins, Philadelphia Flyers, Colorado Avalanche, Hannah Teter, Honda NHL, Bridgestone NHL, National Hockey League NHL, Maddie Bowman, Vegas Golden Knights, TVA Sports in Canada Continue, NHL Outdoors, Edgewood Tahoe Resort


An Emmy for Cuomo might be most embarrassing COVID gaffe

Gov. Gavin Newsom can take some comfort from the fact that his French Laundry dinner with lobbyists is no longer the most embarrassing moment of the COVID-19 pandemic. That distinction now belongs to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which is facing calls to revoke the Emmy it awarded to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In November, the TV Academy presented Cuomo with the International Emmy Founders Award “in recognition of his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic and his masterful use of...
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The Florida Panthers Continue To Play Well In Win Over The Tampa Bay Lightning

from Erik Erlendsson at NBC Miami, Jonathan Huberdeau scored and led a balanced attack that included goals from six players, and the Florida Panthers gained on Central Division-leading Tampa Bay with a 6-4 victory over the Lightning on Monday night. Florida won two of the three games between the teams in a five-day span and pulled within a point of the Lightning in the standings. Aleksander Barkov, Anton Stralman, Owen Tipppett, Anthony Duclair and Frank Vatrano also scored for Fl...
Tags: Florida, Nbc, Sport, Lightning, Miami, Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay, Jon Cooper, Jonathan Huberdeau, Frank Vatrano, Erik Erlendsson


Coronavirus: Average new US cases below 100K for 1st time in months

By SUDHIN THANAWALA and KATE BRUMBACK ATLANTA (AP) — Average daily new coronavirus cases in the United States dipped below 100,000 in recent days for the first time in months, but experts cautioned Sunday that infections remain high and precautions to slow the pandemic must remain in place. The seven-day rolling average of new infections was well above 200,000 for much of December and went to roughly 250,000 in January, according to data kept by Johns Hopkins University, as the pandemic came roa...
Tags: News, Nbc, Abc, Cdc, US, Atlanta, Sport, Ap, Soccer, United States, United Kingdom, Ohio, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johns Hopkins, Feb


NFL Finally Starts Talking Financial Terms With Networks for Mammoth TV Rights Deal

The NFL’s incumbent TV network partners have been put on notice. The price tag for a deal spanning at least eight to 10 years is essentially double the fees charged for the various packages in the previous contract negotiations struck in 2011. The league and top executives at ESPN, CBS, Fox and NBC have been […]
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EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 24

First-place Manchester City host Harry Kane and Tottenham this Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo, highlighting Premier League action across NBC Sports this weekend. Manchester City, who topped Liverpool, 4-1, on Sunday... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Nbc, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham, Epl, Harry Kane, Nbc Sports, Leagues: EPL, Universo, NBC Sports Gameweek


21 NFL players who lost a ton of weight in retirement and how they did it

Ron Schwane/AP; The Pat McAfee Show Marshal Yanda lost 64 pounds in the first four months after retiring from the NFL.Many NFL players lose a ton of weight after retiring, revealing the great and dangerous lengths they go to maintain their oversized bodies.Many of the players below are former offensive linemen, and most are now nearly unrecognizable.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Former Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl offensive lineman Marshal Yanda is the latest retired foot...
Tags: Nbc, Washington Post, Washington, Cowboys, Sports, Denver Broncos, NFL, San Diego Chargers, Trends, Features, Chicago, Weight Loss, Michael Jordan, Cbs, Espn, Vikings


Screen Actors Guild Award nominations to be announced live on Instagram

LOS ANGELES — One day after the Hollywood Foreign Press Association unveiled its Golden Globe nominations, the Screen Actors Guild will unveil nominations Thursday for its 27th annual awards, which are often strong predictors of the eventual success of performers on Oscar night. The nominations will be announced live at 7:50 a.m. Pacific time on the Guild’s Instagram feed, @sagawards. The SAG Awards are chosen by actors, making them a prized honor among performers since it represents peer recogn...
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Sheriff Villanueva will send personnel to parole hearings because DA won’t

In a letter to Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor, Sheriff Alex Villanueva questioned why deputy district attorneys have been barred from attending parole hearings and vowed that representatives from his department would appear on behalf of victims’ families to give them “a voice.” Villanueva wrote in the letter to District Attorney George Gascon, who took office Dec. 7, that the Sheriff’s Department has traditionally written letters expressing public safety concerns when a prisoner is schedule...
Tags: Nbc, Office, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Davis, Manson Family, Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles County, Bruce Davis, Gary Hinman, Sheriff s Department, City News Service, VILLANUEVA, George Gascon, Gascon


Golden Globe Awards nominee reactions: ‘Mank’ team, Andy Samberg, John Boyega, more

The nominees for the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards, which will take place on Feb. 28 and air on NBC with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, were announced today. Three female directors have already made Golden Globe Awards history as it is the first time The Hollywood Foreign Press has honored more than one female in a single year in the best director category. Emerald Fennell is nominated for “Promising Young Woman,” Regina King for “One Night in Miami” and Chloé Zhao for “Nomadland.” Previous G...
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