AP Sports Writers Steve Reed in Charlotte, North Carolina; Larry Lage in Detroit; Mark Long in Jacksonville, Florida; Kyle Hightower in Foxborough, Massachusetts; Dave Campbell in Minneapolis; Paul Newberry in Atlanta; Josh Dubow Santa Clara, California; Brett Martel in New Orleans; Joe Kay in Cincinnati; Dave Ginsburg in Baltimore; John Wawrow in Buffalo, New York; Mike Marot in Indianapolis; and Andrew Seligman in Chicago contributed. … [Read more...] about Racial injustice themes fill empty NFL stadiums
Shows like “Cops” and “Live PD,” however grim and gut-wrenching, served a vital purpose in showing us how cops in nearly all cases try to do the right thing to protect law-abiding people of every race and ethnicity. The shows gave viewers gripping access to the raw humanity on both sides of an arrest and drove home just how dangerously unpredictable policing can be. … [Read more...] about Jimmy Failla: Canceled police shows – punish bad cops but don’t pretend good ones don’t exist
If Hillary Clinton had been elected instead of Trump, reporters would show her valiantly working 16-hour days and endlessly consulting scientists to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. They would tenderly feel the pain of her sleepless dedication to saving lives. … [Read more...] about Tim Graham: How would liberal media report on coronavirus deaths under President Hillary Clinton?
Every Republican attempt to design a health-care law has quickly devolved into an effort to find some other group of politicians to solve the problem. When the House passed the American Health Care Act, its advocates insisted the bill wasn’t intended as a law, but as a prod to get the Senate to write something better. When the Senate tried (and failed) to pass “skinny repeal,” its advocates likewise pled that it was merely a device to create a House-Senate conference, which would somehow find a way to write a good health-care law. … [Read more...] about Senate Republicans Are Abdicating Their Governing Responsibility
Strengths: Defense was a top-10 unit in 2019 and Bears are counting on OLB Robert Quinn, signed to $70 million contract, to take pressure off star Khalil Mack on edge in way Leonard Floyd never did. Having NT Akiem Hicks healthy and wreaking havoc up front after dislocated elbow limited him to five games last year should help. But Bears are missing key player after NT Eddie Goldman opted out. … [Read more...] about NFL PREVIEW 2020: NFC team-by-team capsules