The storylines to watch The biggest mid-week storyline of the game is the status of Mahomes, who left Kansas City’s 22-17 win over Cleveland midway through the third quarter because of a concussion. Mahomes was in concussion protocols on Wednesday, but Chiefs head coach Andy Reid expressed optimism that Mahomes could be ready. There was also a toe injury suffered in the first half of the win over the Browns that appeared to hobble Mahomes, but Reid said that injury wasn’t enough to keep the quarterback out. If Mahomes can’t go, Chad Henne would get the call for the Chiefs which would change the entire dynamic of the game. … [Read more...] about Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen are headline acts in AFC Championship game.
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"This day is about witnessing the permanence of our American ideal," he said. "Every four years we hear the words that will empower us all on the journey ahead, the message that can unite us, as we begin a new passage from where we are to where we can be. A trek to a common goal, to the promise of our promised land." … [Read more...] about Tom Hanks opens Joe Biden inauguration event with powerful statement about ‘the journey ahead’
Reciting excerpts of notable inaugural addresses from history were basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, labor leader Dolores Huerta and Kim Ng, the first female general manager in Major League Baseball history. Peppering musical performances among stories of ordinary Americans and their contributions, the show included tributes to a UPS driver, a kindergarten teacher and Sandra Lindsay, the first in New York to receive the COVID-19 vaccine outside a clinical trial. … [Read more...] about Hollywood on the Potomac: A-List Turns out for Biden-Harris
Virus updates: The NHL fined the Capitals $100,000 for player violations of the league’s COVID-19 protocols. The move comes on a day in which Washington players Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov and Ilya Samsonov were added to the the NHL’s COVID Protocol Related Absences list. ... The league postponed the Hurricanes-Panthers games scheduled for Thursday and Saturday because five Carolina players are on the NHL’s COVID protocols list. … [Read more...] about Sharks beat Blues on Tomas Hertl’s shootout goal
Both McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who is set to become majority leader as soon as the incoming Georgia senators are sworn in, have promised to bring the matter to a vote in the Senate. It would take 17 Republican senators along with every Democratic senator in order to convict Trump, which would bar him from holding public office regardless of party. (RELATED: Steve Schmidt Says ‘No Forgiveness’ For Republicans Who Supported Election Challenges: ‘Their Shame Will Last Forever’) … [Read more...] about REPORT: Trump Discussing The Idea Of Creating A New Political Party