Transfer rumours: Coutinho, Willian, Ter Stegen, Rodriguez, Aurier, Watkins, Benrahma

Barcelona winger Philippe Coutinho’s possible move to Arsenal is at an “advanced” stage. The 28-year-old Brazil international spent last season on loan at Bayern Munich. (Sport) Arsenal have made a three-year contract offer to Chelsea and Brazil winger Willian, 31. (Sky Sports) Chelsea are in advanced talks with Real Madrid left-back Sergio Reguilon, 23, who[…]

Neil Young sues Trump to prevent him from using his songs

Neil Young will sue Donald Trump’s November presidential campaign team to prevent them from playing their songs at election rallies, according to a complaint posted on the rocker’s website Tuesday. 74-year-old artist claims copyright infringement for unauthorized use of songs Rockin ‘in the Free World and Devil’s Sidewalk at several Donald Trump gatherings, including his[…]

Cuomo calls on wealthy New Yorkers to come back to the city: ‘I’ll buy you a drink!’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged wealthy New Yorkers to return to Manhattan as the coronavirus is now “under control,” to assist the city with the financial burden caused by the pandemic. Many New Yorkers fled the city at the height of the pandemic, the wealthy heading to their weekend homes in the Hamptons, upstate or[…]

Cancellations, Opt-Outs and Virus Cases Put Heat on College Football

Cancellations, Opt-Outs and Virus Cases Put Heat on College Football

But big-time college football is a largely decentralized sport, with the N.C.A.A. having only limited authority, and responses to the pandemic are fragmented on everything from testing protocols to start dates. Some conferences, like the Southeastern, shrank schedules and pushed the first games of their football seasons deeper into September, a decision that some university[…]

Michigan Gov. Whitmer declares racism ‘public health crisis,’ requires bias training for state employees

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is declaring racism a public health crisis and pursuing initiatives to “eradicate and prevent discrimination and racial inequity” — including making all state employees undergo “implicit bias training,” her office announced Wednesday. “Implicit, unconscious bias exists within each of us, and as public servants we have a duty to understand how our bias can impact the lives of[…]