Sabalenka downs Mertens in Austria to win Linz Open

Sabalenka downs Mertens in Austria to win Linz Open

The hard-hitting Belarusian baseliner, who has also won titles in Ostrava and Qatar this year, broke Mertens early in the first set before the Belgian fought back to level terms. Mertens broke Sabalenka's serve again to open up a 5-4 lead and was poised to serve for the set before the top seed forced her … Read more

Fauci says it’s ‘obvious’ that it would be ‘better’ for public health if Trump facilitated a smooth transition to Biden

Fauci says it's 'obvious' that it would be 'better' for public health if Trump facilitated a smooth transition to Biden

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Al Drago – Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Sunday on CNN it would be “better” if he and other public health … Read more

Biden Virus Advisers Say a National Lockdown Isn’t on Agenda

Biden Virus Advisers Say a National Lockdown Isn’t on Agenda

(Bloomberg) — Two of President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus advisers said they favor targeted local measures to stem the pandemic and oppose a nationwide U.S. lockdown as too blunt. Vivek Murthy, a former U.S. surgeon general who’s one of Biden’s top three advisers on the virus, said that based on what the nation has learned about … Read more

Sheriffs break up underground fight club in the Bronx

Sheriffs break up underground fight club in the Bronx

City sheriffs broke up an illegal Bronx fight club with enough guns, booze and drugs to make Brad Pitt and Edward Norton’s on screen antics look tame. The unlicensed, “Rumble in the Bronx” club was operating in an industrial building on Coster Street in Hunts Point, sheriffs say. Investigators raided the warehouse at 11:15 p.m. Saturday … Read more

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Watch SpaceX’s first operational Crew Dragon mission at 7:27PM ET

Watch SpaceX's first operational Crew Dragon mission at 7:27PM ET

There were some delays, but SpaceX and NASA are (hopefully) ready to make Crew Dragon a regular part of American spaceflight. The two are expected to launch the capsule’s first operational mission, Crew-1, at 7:27PM Eastern, with NASA TV offering livestreamed coverage starting at 3:15PM. You can also watch SpaceX’s own stream close to the … Read more

Lance Stroll Thrilled With Maiden Pole Following a “Rough Ride Since Mugello”

Lance Stroll Thrilled With Maiden Pole Following a "Rough Ride Since Mugello"

Lance Stroll, Max Verstappen, and Sergio Perez, it was a very unusual lineup for the post-qualifying press conference ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix race. Lance Stroll stunned the grid with his career-best qualifying position at P1. Sergio Perez also took his career-best qualifying in third. The Racing Points, Red Bull, and Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo … Read more