The lab used by the NFL for COVID-19 tests said Monday that an isolated contamination caused 77 “most likely false positive results.” In a statement, BioReference Laboratories said the test results on Saturday were contaminated during preparation at its lab in New Jersey. Eleven clubs were affected, and the tests were reexamined and found to […]
(WTNH) — Legendary NBA basketball player and former University of Connecticut Huskies basketball star Clifford Robinson has died at the age of 53, according to ESPN. UConn basketball wasn’t always the national program that it is today. And it had to start somewhere. It started the day Robinson came to the Storrs campus from Buffalo. […]
A New Jersey Starbucks barista faces multiple charges after he allegedly spit in the drinks of law enforcement officers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Republican and a handful of senior lawmakers in both parties are making a late-session push for legislation to create national standards for the horse racing industry to prevent fatalities and discourage illegal medication practices. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., whose state is home to the country’s top breeding outfits […]
Participants were categorized by how much leg fat they had and then had blood pressure monitored — of the total participants, according to Newsweek, 24% had high blood pressure.
Trump orders more unemployment pay, including state help with payments; Lamont says plan would cost CT $500-million
President Donald Trump on Saturday moved to bypass the nation’s elected lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and extend an expired unemployment benefit after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL on Wednesday stripped the Arizona Coyotes of their 2020 second-round pick and 2021 first-round pick for violating the scouting combine policy by conducting physical tests of draft-eligible players. Commissioner Gary Bettman determined the organization broke the rules by physically testing prospects outside of the combine, which is prohibited “to […]
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — DraftKings had a big bounce on Wall Street Wednesday on news that basketball legend Michael Jordan is taking an ownership stake in the sports betting site. Jordan is getting stock in DraftKings in exchange for providing “guidance and strategic advice” to the Boston-based company’s board of directors, the company said. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL had 77 positive COVID-19 tests from 11 teams re-examined by a New Jersey lab after false positives, and all those tests came back negative. The league asked the New Jersey lab BioReference to investigate the results, and those 77 tests are being re-tested once more to make sure they […]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Rapper and music producer Kanye West has missed a deadline to submit signatures to get on the presidential ballot in his home state of Wyoming. West needed to turn in 4,025 verifiable signatures of registered voters but by Monday’s close-of-business deadline had not submitted any, Wyoming secretary of state’s office spokesman […]