Injuries cancel Dillon Danis, Khonry Gracie’s fights from Bellator 238

By: Dave Doyle | January 17, 2020 3:49 pm Next week’s Bellator 238 will proceed without two of the promotion’s more interesting fighters. Two bouts were scratched from the card Friday because of undisclosed injuries to the fights’ respective A-sides: Dillon Danis vs. Kegan Gennrich, and Khonry Gracie vs. Hector Saldana. MMA Junkie confirmed an…

Supreme Court will tackle dispute over birth control, religious liberty

Richard Wolf USA TODAY Published 5:03 PM EST Jan 17, 2020 WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide if the Trump administration can let employers and universities with religious or moral objections deny women insurance coverage for contraceptives.  The justices’ willingness to hear a dispute the high court has considered twice before likely bodes well for groups…

Supreme Court will hear case that could decide future presidential elections

Richard Wolf USA TODAY Published 4:17 PM EST Jan 17, 2020 WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court entered the 2020 presidential fray Friday by agreeing to decide a threshold question before Election Day: Must the 538 members of the Electoral College vote for their states’ winning candidates? Yes, the Supreme Court of Washington State ruled in May, upholding…

‘UFC 246 Embedded,’ No. 5: Conor McGregor’s business-like approach continues

By: MMA Junkie Staff | January 17, 2020 3:30 pm The UFC’s first pay-per-view of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 246, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready. UFC 246 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN…

Carli Lloyd gets fresh start for Olympic qualifying with new US women’s coaching staff

Nancy Armour USA TODAY Published 3:27 PM EST Jan 17, 2020 Carli Lloyd is getting a new start with the new U.S. women’s coaching staff. Lloyd, who made no secret of her unhappiness at being a backup during last summer’s World Cup, appears likely to regain her old starting role, at least for the Olympic…

President Trump on LSU’s Ed Orgeron: ‘If I was casting a movie… that’s my football coach’

Chris Bumbaca USA TODAY Published 3:22 PM EST Jan 17, 2020 WASHINGTON — Move over Denzel Washington and Kyle Chandler, there’s might be a new potential favorite football coach in Hollywood. Ed Orgeron is still the coach of LSU and doesn’t have any known film appearances on deck, but President Donald Trump thinks he could have…