Dolphins to get a look at draft prospects at various positions of need at Senior Bowl

The Miami Dolphins once held two first-round picks in the 2023 NFL draft. Now, they have none. First, because they were stripped of their own first-round selection in August due to tampering violations. Then, the franchise decided to get out of the first round entirely at the trade deadline, sending their other first-rounder, from the… Continue reading Dolphins to get a look at draft prospects at various positions of need at Senior Bowl

Darren O’Day, former Orioles reliever from 2012 to 2018, retires after 15 major league seasons

Darren O’Day is calling it a day. O’Day, a key cog in the Orioles’ bullpen for seven seasons from 2012 to 2018, announced his retirement from baseball Monday after 15 years in the major leagues. O’Day, 40, pitched for six different organizations and is best known for his submarine delivery — a style that made… Continue reading Darren O’Day, former Orioles reliever from 2012 to 2018, retires after 15 major league seasons

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Man Killed, 3 Hurt in 3-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 80 [Fairfield, CA]

Male Victim Pronounced Dead after Three-Vehicle Collision near Pittman Road FAIRFIELD, CA (January 30, 2023) – Sunday evening, one man was killed and three others were hurt in a 3-vehicle crash on Interstate 80. Police responded to the scene around 5:40 p.m., just east of Pittman Road. According to reports, the driver of a Tesla… Continue reading Man Killed, 3 Hurt in 3-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 80 [Fairfield, CA]

6th Memphis officer relieved of duty in Tyre Nichols arrest

By ADRIAN SAINZ MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A sixth Memphis Police Department officer has been disciplined for his involvement in the brutal beating and arrest of Tyre Nichols, a department spokeswoman said Monday. Officer Preston Hemphill was relieved of duty shortly after the Jan. 7 arrest of Nichols, who died three days later at a… Continue reading 6th Memphis officer relieved of duty in Tyre Nichols arrest

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AI: World likely to hit key warming threshold in 10-12 years

The world will likely breach the internationally agreed-upon climate change threshold in about a decade, and keep heating to break through a next warming limit around mid-century even with big pollution cuts, artificial intelligence predicts in a new study that’s more pessimistic than previous modeling. The study in Monday’s journal PNAS reignites a debate on… Continue reading AI: World likely to hit key warming threshold in 10-12 years

With a finch and a fish, this scientist has changed our understanding of the tree of life

By Katie Hunt, CNN On the Galapagos Islands, a ground finch that usually munched on small, soft seeds was forced, during a drought, to eat harder, larger ones. Within the space of a few generations, the bird evolved a larger but shorter beak better suited to cracking large seeds. The ground finch is one of… Continue reading With a finch and a fish, this scientist has changed our understanding of the tree of life

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Colorado boasts one of the most beautiful small towns in the U.S., says Travel + Leisure

Coloradans know and love Palisade for its fertile grounds that produce the state’s most succulent peaches and some of its best wine. Those attributes are what recently earned the Western Slope town acclaim as one of the most beautiful small towns in the United States. That’s according to Travel + Leisure, which spotlighted 20 destination-worthy… Continue reading Colorado boasts one of the most beautiful small towns in the U.S., says Travel + Leisure

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Magic’s Markelle Fultz reflects on time with 76ers in 1st game back in Philadelphia

Markelle Fultz’s enthusiasm was palpable for the Orlando Magic’s Monday night road game against the Philadelphia 76ers. The matchup was Fultz’s first game back in Philadelphia since the 76ers, the team that selected Fultz with the No. 1 pick in the 2017 draft, traded him to Orlando on Feb. 7, 2019. “I’m excited,” Fultz told… Continue reading Magic’s Markelle Fultz reflects on time with 76ers in 1st game back in Philadelphia

Man charged with killing mom at sea seeks grand jury minutes

The man charged with killing his mother at sea during a 2016 fishing trip off the coast of New England is asking for minutes from the grand jury proceeding that led to his indictment, seeking to learn what was disclosed about his grandfather’s death three years earlier. Nathan Carman, 29, of Vernon, Vermont, is accused of plotting… Continue reading Man charged with killing mom at sea seeks grand jury minutes