Sunshine State beckons for Aussie sports amid coronavirus

A-League soccer officials said the new suburban outbreak in Sydney could force a move to Queensland, but that appeared to be on the back-burner when the league released a revised schedule on Wednesday. It shows 27 regular- season matches being played in 34 days, followed by playoffs. They will use six venues — five in […]

Murderer turned child sex offender refuses to leave cell for sentencing

But Edgerton spotted him and hit him in the head with a mallet. The boy fought back and managed to escape to a neighbour’s house and get help.

Wednesday briefing: ‘Super-spreading event’ closed A&E ward

Sport Forever in the shadow of West Indies teams who came before them, Jason Holder’s side know how much a first Test series victory in England since 1988 would mean. If the task was simply to show they are capable of communicating on the pitch, then Chelsea players passed the test in their 1-0 win […]

WNBA announces schedule, season to start July 25

The WNBA, which had already announced it would dedicate the season to social justice, said that on the opening weekend “all aspects of the game and player outfitting will be designed to affirm Black Lives Matter and honor victims of police brutality and racial violence.”

QuakeCon 2020 Digital Event Details Revealed

Dubbed QuakeCon at Home, this year’s all-digital event will kick off with a Global Super Stream that starts on August 7 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 6 PM CEST / 2 AM AEST. The broadcast will feature “round-the-clock programming with special influencer streams, surprises, and our very own Bethesda Community teams […]

Peacock Opens Wide: Here’s What’s Streaming On Its Free And Premium Tiers

Live sports in the free tier include four exclusive Premier League matches on Peacock launch day, coverage of the U.S. Open Championship and Women’s Open Championships. In 2021, an NFL Wild Card Playoff Game and select events from the upcoming Tokyo Olympics are in the offing. Also on tap are on-demand replays of events like Triple Crown horse races, daily highlights from NBC […]

MLB The Show 20 Will Now Mirror The Real-Life 60-Game Season Schedule

Roster updates are back! But to be more in line with the shorter more action packed season, roster attribute updates will now be weekly, compared to our usual bi-weekly updates.Topps Now moments return! Relive the best plays, comebacks and walk-offs of the week to unlock Topps Now player rewards to use on your Diamond Dynasty […]

University students divided over sex policy’s effectiveness

Now that the new school year is under way — as are alcohol-sloshed parties — students at UC Berkeley say the “yes means yes” policy sounds simple on paper, but in practice it’s complicated. Some even say alarming. Some, like senior Yessica Bravo, a resident adviser last spring who taught a frightened freshman how to […]

Israel admits holding second secret prisoner

Prisoner X2 is being held in the same high-security facility. According to a report in Thursday’s print edition of Haaretz, based on accounts from prison service officials, Prisoner X2 is held in a cell without windows, has no contact with other prisoners or jailers, and prison guards do not know his identity or any charges […]

Watch: Alabama QB Paul Tyson shows off strong arm

There might not be a team in the SEC ahead of the 2020 season with better depth at the quarterback position than league frontrunner Alabama — and that’s after losing one of the most efficient players ever at the position to the NFL. While Mac Jones is the most experienced passer on the Crimson Tide’s […]