Ex-San Diego mayor’s exploratory team to challenge Newsom raises over $1 million, ' hungry for an alternative'

Since announcing an exploratory committee earlier this month to challenge California Gov. Gavin Newsom, former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has raised more than $1 million, a figure Faulconer’s campaign manager believes is a sign that Californians are hungry for new leadership.   Faulconer, who was San Diego’s Republican mayor between 2014 and 2020, launched the […]

Report: Messi’s contract worth up to 555 million euros

Lionel Messi’s most recent contract with Barcelona is worth up to 555 million euros ($673 million) over four seasons, the El Mundo newspaper reported on Sunday. The Spanish daily said it had access to the document Messi signed with the Catalan club in 2017, which included fixed incomes and variables that could reach nearly 138 […]

Top epidemiologist urges single doses of COVID-19 vaccine

A top infectious disease expert said Sunday the US needs to rush giving out the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine before an anticipated “Category 5” hurricane-like surge in cases. Michael Osterholm, who was an advisor to President Joe Biden’s transition team, said that even one dose could lessen the blow of a likely outbreak […]

MLB proposes delaying start to April 28, cut to 154 games

Major League Baseball has proposed a one-month delay in starting spring training due to the coronavirus pandemic and pushing back opening day to April 28, two people familiar with the plan told The Associated Press. Under the plan presented to the players’ union on Friday, the regular season would be cut from 162 games to […]

JJ Watt has decision 'coming' on future with Texans: report

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has reportedly requested to be traded out of Houston, and three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt appears to be right behind him. According to NFL Network, the Texans’ decision on Watt is “coming” despite having one year remaining on his current contract. Watt will be 32 years old next […]

Bucs' Tom Brady to join elite club in sports history with Super Bowl LV win

After 21 seasons in the NFL, Tom Brady seems to breaks records with every pass, every yard and every win but a victory for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV next week will be especially significant for the veteran quarterback. Feb. 7 will mark Brady’s 10th Super Bowl […]

Aaron Rodgers confirms he was spotted riding in the back of pickup truck, flashing case of beer

Aaron Rodgers confirmed Friday that he was in fact riding in the back of a pickup truck with a case of beer in Wisconsin. A video surfaced on social media Thursday showing a man in the back of a red truck holding a case of beer that appeared to have the same facial hair as […]

Instagram influencer got COVID-19 vaccine in NYC, arguing she’s an ‘educator’

A 52-year-old SoulCycle instructor and Instagram influencer in New York City netted a coveted coronavirus vaccine on Staten Island, justifying the move by arguing that she is an “educator,” according to a report. Stacey Griffith scored the jab Friday, even as the city faces a significant shortage of vaccines that has led to tens of […]