RENTON, Wash. — Entering his second NFL season, DK Metcalf not only wanted to keep making spectacular plays, but also make the spectacular seem routine. Metcalf wants to avoid the kind of lapses that happened occasionally in his rookie year, like in the second-to-last regular season game of 2019, when the Arizona Cardinals held him without a catch for the only time in his short pro career. As ...

As far as he knows, Raiders coach Jon Gruden said Friday his team's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will still be played Sunday at 1 p.m. PTD. "We're gonna play Sunday at 1 o'clock, they tell me, and we'll be ready to go," Gruden said. There had been concern that multiple Raiders players had been exposed to the coronavirus after right tackle Trent Brown tested positive for the disease. ...

RENTON, Wash. — Seahawks safety Jamal Adams will not play Sunday at Arizona, the third game Adams has missed since injuring his groin in the fourth quarter against Dallas on Sept. 27. But Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said following Friday's practice that Adams was "really close" to being able to play before the team decided to officially declare him as out, and that he anticipates Adams will ...

AstraZeneca cleared by US regulators to resume vaccine trial AstraZeneca Plc, the U.K. drugmaker developing a coronavirus vaccine with the University of Oxford, has been cleared by U.S. regulators to restart a trial halted in the country for more than a month on concerns about a volunteer who became ill, according to a person familiar with the decision. The person asked not to be identified ...

Michigan's athletic department reported a new single-week high for COVID-19 cases, with 26 positive test results between Oct. 17-23, the university announced Friday. Of the positive results, 25 were from student-athletes and one was from a staff member. 1,576 total tests were administered between student-athletes and staff members this week. In total, since the department began testing, there ...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Rocky Mountain National Park remains closed due to the raging East Troublesome Fire, currently reported at 170,163 acres. The blaze has caused widespread damage in some portions of the park. Flames from the East Troublesome Fire crossed into the west side of the park earlier this week, climbing up and over the Continental Divide to produce a spot fire on Mount Wuh – a ...

America's youngest workers started the year with a rare opportunity to slingshot their careers in the hottest job market in decades. They'll end 2020 facing some of the nation's bleakest employment prospects and the most volatile job market ever for recent college graduates. The unemployment rate for young people age 20 to 24 was 12.5% in September, the highest among adults. Joblessness for ...

SEATTLE — You don't need to know the rules to spot the wreckage. Because, while rugby can be a complicated sport, Laiatu Latu's senior highlight tape speaks a universal language. It's six consecutive minutes of unfiltered physicality. It's the Death Star methodically pulverizing puny planets. It's Joel Embiid dunking on physically inferior fans. It's a lion preying on an unfortunate pack of ...

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(The Center Square) – In a far less chaotic encounter than the first debate, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden met Thursday night for the final presidential debate at Belmont University’s Curb Event Center in Nashville, Tenn.

SEATTLE — Just a stone's throw away from where he used to rattle rims and enthrall the green-clad fans inside KeyArena, Sonics legend Shawn Kemp is embarking on a new endeavor. The "Reign Man" is opening up a cannabis shop called "Shawn Kemp's Cannabis," which will become Seattle's first Black-owned dispensary. The dispensary "Shawn Kemp's Cannabis" located at 3035 1st Ave. will open Friday, ...

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(The Center Square) – As President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden prepared to meet Thursday night for the last presidential debate in Nashville, hundreds of demonstrators from across the country and Tennessee gathered along Wedgewood Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard to show support for the candidates.

ATLANTA — A teenage girl who plotted to kill members of a predominantly Black church in Gainesville pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon and apologized for her actions. Caitlyn Pye, now 17, was arrested last fall after authorities foiled her plan to attack worshippers at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. She entered a negotiated plea to one count of attempted murder and was sentenced to ...

RENTON, Wash. — If the Seahawks' pursuit of controversial receiver Antonio Brown might strike some as odd, one reason for their interest is that the biggest advocate for the team possibly adding him is Seattle's most important player and most visible face — quarterback Russell Wilson. That, too, might strike some as odd given Wilson's spotless reputation, as some wonder if advocating for the ...

No mail ballot for Trump: President to vote in person Saturday in Florida MIAMI — President Donald Trump will vote in person as a Florida resident for the first time Saturday, according to a White House spokesman. " President Trump plans to early vote on Saturday in West Palm Beach, Florida," Judd Deere, White House deputy press secretary, told the Miami Herald. The occasion appears as if it ...

The Raiders remained in limbo Thursday, waiting to see if any or all of their starting offensive linemen as well as safety Johnathan Abram will be available for their Week 7 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. One thing they know for sure — even if they get them back Sunday, it will be without the benefit of practice. At issue, according to an NFL Network report, is a positive COVID-19 test ...

The University of Utah acknowledged for the first time that the on-campus murder of track star Lauren McCluskey was "preventable" and agreed to pay her family $13.5 million to settle a lawsuit in the case. The 21-year-old student was fatally shot outside her dorm in 2018 after repeatedly asking campus police to investigate a man who had been harassing and blackmailing her for weeks. Police not ...

Back in our sandlot football days, defenses counted three Missississippis before rushing the quarterback. We did it that way because no one wanted to block. Pretty much like the Cowboys these days. Of everything that's undermining this season, from a defense that couldn't stop payment on a check to not-so-special teams to coaches failing players and players calling out coaches, the news from ...

The NFL announced the Raiders' game against Tampa Bay, originally scheduled for Sunday Night Football, has been changed to a Sunday afternoon kickoff because of concerns about the Raiders' COVID-19 issues. The league said Thursday the switch is a precautionary measure because of the uncertainty over the possibility that multiple Raiders players were exposed to COVID-19 through offensive ...

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(The Center Square) – The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Sunday blocked a Trump administration change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that could have removed eligibility for almost 700,000 unemployed, able-bodied Americans.