Review: NHL 21 scores with Be A Pro, but could still be better Playing NHL 21 makes me feel old. I say that as someone who used to religiously buy sports games starting way back in the NES days so my brother and I can play them to death, at least until the next new shiny sports title comes along. By the time the rivalry between EA Sports and Visual Concepts came about, there were times when we would actually buy their competing games during the same year. That’s how much we both enjoyed playing sports games.
Premier League may not need the pyramid but England and Southgate surely do The foul was won just inside the Wales half by Danny Ings. Released by Southampton as a teenager for being too small, Ings came through the Bournemouth academy, making his professional debut when they were still in League Two. Ings took the free-kick quickly to Kalvin Phillips, who until this season had played all his football in the Championship with Leeds. Phillips found Atlético Madrid’s Kieran Trippier on the right. At 30, Trippier has still played more than half his league football in the EFL, with Barnsley and Burnley. Coronavirus updates: El Paso, Texas, to go on 2-week shutdown; New York tops 500K cases; Wisconsin runs low on ICU beds; 227K US deaths Months into the COVID-19 pandemic states are setting records for the most new cases and deaths in a week since the pandemic began. USA TODAY While the resurgence of the coronavirus had been tough on the economy, there was a bit of good news Thursday — the economy grew more than 33% in the third quarter as it bounced back from shutdowns spawned by the pandemic. The reversal, however, came amid warnings that rising COVID-19 infections around the country could again slow the economy in the fourth quarter. The situation could worsen because of the lack of a stimulus deal from Congress.
England's Eoin Morgan delighted to be back for first of three ODIs with Ireland It is now established that Test cricket works better than most expected behind closed doors. On Thursday there is the opportunity to gauge whether the white-ball game, usually a much noisier one, can produce a worthwhile spectacle. At the Ageas Bowl, England play the first of three 50-over matches against Ireland in their first outing on home turf since winning the World Cup, so they have to step out without fanfare. Amazon expected to be biggest winner for Thursdays earnings On Thursday, the four biggest tech companies announce their earnings and tell you a lot about where we are as consumers. For instance, in the last earnings, Amazon and Apple stunned investors by revealing that when the pandemic started, Amazon replaced the neighborhood retail store for many people, as more products than ever were purchased during the crucial March 30 to June 30 time period, when COVID first hit. And as many people were sent home to work and learn, Apple sold more iPhones, iPads and Macintosh computers as essential work tools. Both companies set sales records, while Google and Facebook saw advertising dip, as coronavirus hit retailers in the pocketbook.
How Silverstone prepared for F1 double-header amid the pandemic History and heritage have long been important to Silverstone, the scene of drama and spectacle, triumph and despair. The former airfield hosted the first Formula One world championship grand prix 70 years ago, and F1 was coming home as 2020 promised a celebratory meeting before the pandemic cast its shadow across the globe. Planning a party has became a process of adaptation, compromise and contingency just to go racing again.
Coronavirus updates: US nears 9M cases; Chicago's indoor dining ban begins Friday; IHOP may close about 100 restaurants; 228K US deaths We answer the often searched question: "What are the symptoms of coronavirus versus the flu?" USA TODAY Chicago's ban on indoor dining starts Friday as the United States nears 9 million cases of COVID-19. Coronavirus: World risks 'biblical' famines due to pandemic - UN Image copyright Reuters The world is at risk of widespread famines "of biblical proportions" caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UN has warned. David Beasley, head of the World Food Programme (WFP), said urgent action was needed to avoid a catastrophe. A report estimates that the number suffering from hunger could go from 135 million to more than 250 million. Those most at risk are in 10 countries affected by conflict, economic crisis and climate change, the WFP says. The fourth annual Global Report on Food Crises highlights Yemen, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Nigeria and Haiti.