Moderate GOP Senators to Approve Biden Cabinet Picks, If They Are ‘Mainstream’

Moderate GOP Senators to Approve Biden Cabinet Picks, If They Are ‘Mainstream’

President-elect Joe Biden discusses health care plans at a press conference in Wilmington, Del., November 10, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters) A trio of moderate Republican senators have indicated they will vote to approve Joe Biden’s cabinet appointments as long as they are “traditional,” in comments to Politico published Friday. Depending on the outcome of … Read more

Russia plans to approve coronavirus vaccine in two weeks despite safety fears

Russia plans to approve coronavirus vaccine in two weeks despite safety fears

Russia plans to become the first country in the world to approve a coronavirus vaccine in just two weeks from now, according to reports. Moscow-based lab Gamaleya Institute is working towards a date of August 10, Russian officials told CNN. They told the publication that it would be given to front-line care staff first. The … Read more

Regents approve contracts for CU Buffs football assistants

Regents approve contracts for CU Buffs football assistants

The Colorado Board of Regents has approved contracts for five new football assistant coaches, as well as a restructured deal for offensive coordinator Darrin Chiaverini. On Thursday, the board approved contracts 7-2. A new three-year deal for Chiaverini, which was promoted to offensive coordinator by freshman head coach Karl Dorrell, was approved, along with two-year … Read more

NBA players approve 22-team format to restart and finish season

NBA players approve 22-team format to restart and finish season

NBA players are on board with the league’s plan to end the 2019-20 season, although “many details remain to be negotiated,” the National Basketball Players Association said in a statement Friday. The National Basketball Players Association Board of Player Representatives approved further negotiations with the NBA on Thursday regarding the 22 teams’ return-to-game scenario to … Read more

NBA owners approve plan to restart season in Orlando with 22 teams

NBA owners approve plan to restart season in Orlando with 22 teams

The NBA Board of Directors has approved a format for 22 teams to restart the league season at the end of July on the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida, another important step in getting teams back on the field and play games again. The format requires each team to play eight games to determine the … Read more

Florida officials approve Walt Disney World re-opening plans for July 11

Florida officials approve Walt Disney World re-opening plans for July 11

Florida officials have approved plans for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World in Orlando starting on July 11, according to a memo from a state agency released on Friday. The successful reopening of its parks is a signal event for Disney and the rest of the world as governments and companies strategize how to … Read more

MLB owners approve plan to start season in July, AP source says

MLB owners approve plan to start season in July, AP source says

NEW YORK – Major League Baseball owners gave the green light on Monday to propose to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the weekend of July 4 in fanless baseball fields, a plan that expanded of designated hitter for the National League for 2020. Spring training would begin in … Read more