Mo Donegal, Nest, We the People prep for Belmont Stakes
Belmont Stakes contenders Mo Donegal, Next and We the People all worked out Friday in preparation for the third jewel of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown in two weeks. Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher had Mo Donegal and Nest work in company. Nest was ridden by Jose Ortiz and Mo Donegal was piloted by Irad Ortiz, Jr. The colts went five-furlongs in 1:02.99, followed by an extended three-eighths gallop out.news.yahoo.com
American snowboarder fights International Paralympic Committee for chance to defend her titles in Beijing
American snowboarder Brenna Huckaby won two gold medals at the 2018 Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, but the International Paralympic Committee excluded her disability class from the 2022 competition in Beijing. The four-time world snowboarding champion joins CBSN to discuss her fight to defend her medals.news.yahoo.com
Psychiatrist on Norway mass killer Anders Behring Breivik: 'You cannot trust him'
A psychiatrist who has observed Anders Behring Breivik, a Norwegian far-right extremist who killed 77 people in 2011, says Breivik still has “narcissistic traits” and is no less capable of committing acts of violence. Breivik is seeking an early release from prison.news.yahoo.com
Reindeer vs. wind farms: Lapland herders fight to protect traditional lifestyle
A historic ruling in Norway meant to close two wind farms for going against the traditional lifestyle of reindeer herders in Lapland has bolstered the indigenous people of the region to ask for more sites to be shut down.news.yahoo.com
Florida gives 1st approval to bill about not teaching racist past
A bill pushed by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis that would prohibit public schools and private businesses from making white people feel "discomfort" when teaching students or training employees about discrimination in the nation's past received its first approval Tuesday.news.yahoo.com
Airlines brace for cancellations and delays as 5G service launches nationwide
Verizon and AT&T are launching their 5G service nationwide, but are delaying the rollout at some airports on Wednesday as airlines continue to warn of flight cancellations and delays. CBS News congressional correspondent Kris Van Cleave reports from Denver International Airport.news.yahoo.com
Four kids give surprising answers to questions about money
“CBS Mornings” hears from four kids who answer questions with surprising, funny and thoughtful responses on money. Also, CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS Mornings" to discuss when to start teaching your kids about money, and what topics to talk about with kids of different ages.news.yahoo.com
Latest Hall of Fame class finally gets chance for induction
Courtesy of Rattler AthleticsDIDIER CADENA – SPORTS EDITORAfter a long wait, the St. Mary’s University Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2020 will finally have the chance to be inducted into the university’s illustrious Hall of Fame. Now, let’s take a look at the inductees for this Hall of Fame class. The first inductee for this Hall of Fame class is the entire 1986 St. Mary’s softball team. To finalize the year’s Hall of Fame Class is Que Willis (B.B.A. This event allows for alumni to relive some of their greatest moments here at St. Mary’s.stmurattlernews.com
Style Conversational Week 1446: The Empress of The Style Invitational on this week’s reverse crossword and compare/contrast results
So as promised, here’s a handy-dandy — well, handier-dandier than the grid, I hope — list of all the words you can choose from. (As usual, you get 25 entries total, and I don’t care if they’re for 25 different words or 25 variations on one word.) This list is actually brought to you by Hall of Fame Loser Jesse Frankovich, who posted it in the Style Invitational Devotees Facebook group this morning, minutes after I posted the Invitational and before I had a chance to do it myself. I’m surprised that he hasn’t also already sent his best 25 entries of the 247 he’s no doubt already thought of.washingtonpost.com
Horse owned by Baffert's wife runs in NY for other trainer
A 3-year-old colt co-owned by the wife of embattled trainer Bob Baffert ran under the name of another Hall of Fame trainer on Saturday, when it finished fourth in the $1 million Belmont Derby Invitational at Belmont Park, where Baffert has been suspended and is suing to regain access. The colt is co-owned by Jill Baffert and Debbie Lanni, a friend of the Bafferts. Baffert was the trainer of record for Du Jour’s last start, a victory in the $500,000 American Turf Stakes at Churchill Downs on May 1.news.yahoo.com
Second test of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit came back positive for steroids
Bob Baffert’s lawyer said Wednesday that a split-sample test of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit came back positive for the presence of the steroid betamethasone, which could lead to the horse’s disqualification and discipline for the Hall of Fame trainer.news.yahoo.com
Eddie Murphy to be inducted into NAACP Hall of Fame
FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Eddie Murphy accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 25th annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Murphy will be inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame this month. The NAACP announced Thursday, March 11, 2021, that Murphy will be inducted during the March 27 ceremony, which will air on CBS. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)LOS ANGELES – Eddie Murphy will be inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame this month. The NAACP announced Thursday that Murphy will be inducted during the March 27 ceremony, which will air on CBS. The NAACP Image Awards honoring entertainers and writers of color will also simulcast on BET, MTV, VH1, MTV2, BET HER and LOGO.
Manning and Lynch join together for a 3rd career highlight
Manning was selected Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2021. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)NFL greats elsewhere, Peyton Manning and John Lynch shared a second career in Denver. Close friends Manning and Lynch, who joke about drinking Mai Tai cocktails together at Pro Bowls in Hawaii and then charging them to hotel rooms of other players, are members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2021. This is the ultimate that one player could ever achieve after their playing days are over.”Like Pearson, Flores and Lynch, Faneca had a lengthy wait. During the pandemic, Baker instead traveled to the houses of the four modern-day players and Flores, and he surprised Manning at the Broncos’ stadium.
Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy
Like many baseball writers, C. Trent Rosecrans viewed the Hall of Fame vote as a labor of love. Schilling, a right-handed ace who won three World Series titles, finished 16 votes short of the 75% threshold necessary for enshrinement. Schilling, Clemens and Bonds will be joined on next year's ballot by sluggers Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz. Schilling wrote on Facebook that he would like the veterans committee to review his Hall case. “I’ll defer to the veterans committee and men whose opinions actually matter and who are in a position to actually judge a player,” Schilling wrote.
California lifts stay-home order for Sacramento region
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lifted a stay-at-home order in the 13-county Sacramento region on Tuesday as hospital conditions improved, a rare turn of good news as the state pushes through what Gov. Three of the state's five regions — the San Francisco Bay Area, Central Valley and Southern California — remain under the stay-at-home order because their intensive care capacity at hospitals is severely limited. To try to get the virus in check California, is moving more quickly to distribute vaccines. Newsom imposed the nation's first statewide stay-at-home order in March. Supervisor Mike Ziegenmeyer of Sutter County in the Sacramento region acknowledged as much when he reacted to the order being lifted.
76ers fan to give memorabilia back to Johnny Bench
The winning bidder on over $1 million worth of memorabilia from a recent auction of Johnny Bench’s personal collection is returning the items to the Hall of Fame catcher, with whom he’s been friends since 1967. Businessman Alan Horwitz, a fan of the Philadelphia 76ers who sits courtside at home games wearing his Sixth Man jersey, successfully bid for Bench’s 1975 and ’76 World Series rings last month. Horwitz said he and Bench first met during Christmas vacation before Bench took over catching duties for the Cincinnati Reds beginning with the 1967 season. “I am truly stunned by Alan’s generous gesture and am grateful and proud that these trophies and memorabilia pieces will be on display for millions of fans to experience,” Bench said. Sales totaled just under $2 million, according to Hunt Auctions, which ran the sale.
Hall of Fame Dodgers manager Lasorda hospitalized in ICU
FULLERTON, Calif. – Hall of Fame manager Tom Lasorda has been hospitalized in Southern California. The Los Angeles Dodgers said Sunday that their 93-year-old former manager was in intensive care and resting comfortably at a hospital in Orange County. He attended the team’s Game 6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Oct. 27 in Texas that clinched the Dodgers’ first World Series title since 1988. Lasorda had a record of 1,599-1,439 while managing the Dodgers from 1976-96, guiding them to World Series championships in 1981 and '88. In 2012, Lasorda was hospitalized in New York after having a heart attack.
Woman charged in attempted kidnap of Joe Montana grandchild
Dalzell is charged with attempted kidnapping of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana's granddaughter. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool)LOS ANGELES – A 39-year-old woman was charged Tuesday in what authorities say was an attempted kidnapping of the 9-month-old granddaughter of Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana from his Southern California home. Sodsai Predpring Dalzell was charged with felony counts of attempted kidnapping and burglary, according to a complaint filed by Los Angeles County prosecutors. After a brief struggle, Jennifer Montana pried the girl away, and Dalzell fled from the home, authorities said. He and Jennifer Montana, a philanthropist and former model, have been married since 1985 and have four adult children.