Jets QB prospect Zach Wilson avoided serious injury before MRI

PHILADELPHIA CREAM — New York Jets strategist Zach Wilson will have an MRI scan on his right knee on Saturday, but the team hopes he has avoided a season-ending injury, sources said Friday night after the team’s preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Jets declined to provide details except to say Wilson’s ACL is … Read more

Fernando Tatis Jr. suspended 80 games for performance-enhancing drug violation

Fernando Tatis Jr. The 2022 season is over. In a stunning development, Major League Baseball announced on Friday afternoon that the Padres star had tested positive for Clostebol, a banned performance-enhancing substance. He was suspended for 80 games without pay, effective immediately. Tatis, who has confirmed he has already dropped an appeal he originally filed, … Read more

Ex-detective charged in Breonna Taylor case to plead guilty

Former Louisville detective Kelly Goodlett plead guilty to one count of conspiring to violate the civil rights of Breonna Taylor . Goodlett confirmed the plea with his attorney in an online hearing on Friday. Taylor was fatally shot when Louisville, Kentucky police officers executed a “no-hit” search warrant at her home shortly after midnight on … Read more

FBI investigates Southern Baptist Convention for alleged mishandling of clergy sexual misconduct cases

Placeholder while loading article actions The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s second-largest religious group, said Friday the Justice Department was investigating several branches of the denomination following an internal report that showed mishandling of sexual abuse cases. The investigation is linked to a recent bombshell report commissioned by the SBC, a spokesperson said Friday evening. … Read more

Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar eligible for Best Live Action Short Film Oscar – The Hollywood Reporter

The three Oscar categories that reward films 40 minutes or less – Best Live Action Short, Best Documentary Short and Best Animated Short – are often considered “minor”, but contenders for this year will include some Major names. In the wake of the recent Oscar ceremonies in which Oscars for shorts were brought home by … Read more

House passes sweeping climate and health care bill, sending it to Biden’s office

WASHINGTON — The House on Friday passed a sweeping Democratic bill to tackle climate change, expand health care coverage and raise taxes for businesses, voting along party lines to send the legislation to President Joe Biden for his signature. Passage of Inflation Reduction Act represented a big win for democrats before November midterm elections, peaking … Read more

‘Megafloods’ could devastate California, says new study

The ‘mega-drought’ is perhaps the biggest weather concern across the West right now amid the constant threat of Forest fires and earthquake. But a new study warns that another crisis is looming in California: the “Megafloods”. Climate change is increasing the risk of future flooding that could submerge several cities and displace millions of people … Read more