Rockies prospects Ryan Rolison, Tyler Nevin face uncertainty of no minor league season
Sports/Games

Rockies to host satellite camp in Albuquerque, and hope to have developmental program for minor leaguers

With the minor league season likely to be canceled entirely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Rockies are brainstorming contingencies to get their farm players on the field in 2020. In addition to a “satellite” camp in Albuquerque that will begin toward the end of Colorado’s Spring Training 2.0 at Coors Field, general manager Jeff […]

Trump set to host first rally since COVID-19 shutdown, countrywide protests
World News

Trump set to host first rally since COVID-19 shutdown, countrywide protests

WASHINGTON/TULSA — Amid a still-strong pandemic and after weeks of protests about racial inequality, President Donald Trump prepared to hold a rally with thousands of supporters in Oklahoma on Saturday in an effort to reinvigorate his re-election campaign. Trump has come under fire for his responses to the coronavirus and to the death of George […]

Schools would struggle to host GCSE and A Level retakes this year
Euro News

Schools would struggle to host GCSE and A Level retakes this year

Secondary schools in England will struggle to host exams for students unhappy with their calculated GCSE and A-level grades while also co-ordinating a wider return to the classroom, school leaders have warned. Paul Whiteman, general secretary of school leaders’ union NAHT, said it would be “completely unreasonable” to expect all secondary schools to run an […]

UFC “Fight Island” revealed in Abu Dhabi, will host 4 shows and include Colorado’s Rose Namajunas
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UFC “Fight Island” revealed in Abu Dhabi, will host 4 shows and include Colorado’s Rose Namajunas

The UFC’s mysterious ‘Fight Island’ is actually Yas Island, a popular tourist destination in Abu Dhabi, where the mixed martial arts promotion will hold four shows this July. The UFC unveiled the venue Tuesday and announced a string of fan-free shows on Fight Island, starting with a tentative card featuring three title fights at UFC […]

Newsnight's Emily says it was her decision not to host after Cummings row
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Newsnight's Emily says it was her decision not to host after Cummings row

Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis says she has been “ overwhelmed ” by viewer support, but insists that it was her decision not to host the show the night after her controversial Dominic Cummings monologue. The BBC ruled that the presenter’s comments to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief adviser violated impartiality rules. Her absence led to suggestions […]