Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown’s OTA absence

The Browns aren’t the only team dealing with a high-profile receiver who has attendance issues. Just ask the Oakland Raiders. Wide receiver Antonio Brown was not present for the start of organized team activities on Tuesday. Head coach Jon Gruden did not offer a reason for Brown’s absence but did not sound concerned. “Nah, he’s […]

Former Louisville coach Denny Crum hospitalized after suffering a stroke

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An official with Denny Crum’s foundation says the former Louisville coach has been hospitalized after recently suffering a stroke. Jonathan Israel, who is the principal fundraiser for the Denny Crum Scholarship Foundation, provided the information in a Twitter post attributed to the foundation on Tuesday. The post that Crum, 82, who lives […]

Juan Soto sticks it to Mets legend after on-air snafu

Swing and a miss for Keith Hernandez. The beloved Mets legend knocked Juan Soto early in Tuesday’s game for not being a “home run hitter,” so of course the Washington Nationals’ wunderkind launched a 410-foot bomb into the right upperdeck of Citi Field during the same at-bat in the second inning of the Amazin’s 6-5 […]

In Fed policy review, labor may finally win out over inflation

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – At 2.3 percent, Minneapolis’ jobless rate seems impossibly low, even with national unemployment at a 50-year trough. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo But that doesn’t mean full employment in North Minneapolis, where job advocate Tony Tolliver said half of […]

Democrat O’Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy. Beth Cope of Jersey City, New Jersey attends the “Stop the Bans” rally in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., May 21, […]

Dead James Bond movie extra was targeted on Grindr: prosecutors

An extra on the James Bond movie “Skyfall” was murdered using date-rape drug GHB by a serial thief who targeted his victims on Grindr, a UK court heard on Tuesday. Eric Michels, 54, was found dead of an overdose at his home in southwest London on August 18, after being drugged by 25-year-old Gerald Matovu […]