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UNC vs. Iowa score, takeaways: No. 3 Hawkeyes pull away, prove they’re more than just the Luka Garza Show

It was the kind of performance plenty of college basketball fans were curious about whether No. 3 Iowa could pull off. And isn’t it an unusual notion: not often that a highly ranked team from the best conference in college hoops faces skepticism over its legitimacy, but the fact is we’re only two weeks into the…

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NFL Week 13 grades: Saints get an A for winning again without Drew Brees, Steelers get a D for stunning loss

Here are the Week 13 grades for every team that’s played so far Dec 8, 2020 at 11:08 pm ET23 min read It took three years, but it finally happened: Taysom Hill threw the first touchdown pass of his NFL career. Sean Payton has insisted for awhile now that Hill has what it takes to…

commerce integrity

Big Ten must choose between integrity and commerce if reevaluating minimum requirement for title game

Let’s cut through the COVID-19. If there is an undefeated Ohio State out there for the College Football Playoff to consider on Dec. 19, the Buckeyes have a heck of a chance of getting into the four-team field.It’s how we get to here from there that matters.Ohio State vs. Michigan was canceled Tuesday; one of…

College Football

College Football Playoff Rankings: Iowa State jumps two spots to No. 7 as top six hold firm

The third edition of this season’s College Football Playoff Rankings was released Tuesday night, and the first six teams in the top 25 were unchanged from last week. Alabama remains the top-ranked team in the nation with Notre Dame, Clemson and Ohio State filling out the top four. This as questions arise this week about…

Biden finds

Biden finds you can not please all the people all of the time

The incoming Biden administration is continuing to come into focus. The president-elect’s nomination of retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to be Defense secretary, who would be the first Black man to head the Pentagon, means Joe Biden passed over a woman long considered a frontrunner for the job: Michelle Flournoy. And as a recently retired officer,…

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Vilsack on track for encore as Agriculture secretary

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Tom Vilsack, who served as Agriculture secretary for both terms of the Obama administration, to once again lead the department. Vilsack, a former Iowa governor who has argued that the Democratic Party needs to do more outreach to rural and agriculture communities, is currently president and CEO of…

‘America first

‘America First’ order unlikely to rescue offenses for Americans

President Donald Trump signed a mostly symbolic executive order Tuesday specifying that the United States should get first access to any vaccine, formalizing with fanfare what experts say is already de facto U.S. policy. “We are the most exceptional nation in the history of the world. Today, we are on the verge of another modern…

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Biden to tap Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge to conduct housing agency

President-elect Joe Biden intends to nominate Ohio Democratic Rep. Marcia L. Fudge to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development, several news reports said Tuesday. The move would create an opening in a solidly Democratic district that could lead to Nina Turner, the co-chairwoman of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, moving to Congress, some Ohio…

Biden health

Biden health team takes shape as GOP weighs verification fight

President-elect Joe Biden’s first round of selections for his health team clarified how the incoming administration will approach the COVID-19 pandemic and other health care issues, which were major themes of his campaign. Biden introduced the team to the public at an event Tuesday, a day after formally announcing his selections. At the helm would…

Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy Drops a Savage Troll on Democrats

Kevin McCarthy Drops a Savage Troll on Democrats