Becerra and the other petitioners said Trump’s alternative standards sabotage investments in clean fuel technology. Any savings at the car dealership, they say, would be offset by the need to buy more gasoline for less-efficient cars. The result will be dirty air and more devastating impacts from climate change, harming the economy even more when it is already suffering as a result of shutdowns during the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about California, two dozen other states, cities sue over federal rollback of fuel economy standards
The previous low had been set the only other time the Rays were in the World Series, when their 5-4 loss to Philadelphia in Game 3 in 2008 was viewed by an average of 9,836,000 that Oct. 25, a Saturday night. … [Read more...] about Dodgers, Rays draw record-low TV World Series audience
If a team makes a qualifying offer to a player who signs a major league contract with another club before the June amateur draft, his former club would receive a draft pick as compensation at the end of the first round or at the end of competitive balance round B. The placement depends on whether the new contract is worth $50 million or more and the revenue-sharing and luxury tax status of the team losing the player. … [Read more...] about DJ LeMahieu among 6 MLB free agents given qualifying offers
The winner will have $500,000 in donations made in their name — $250,000 apiece to expand Character Playbook (the league and United Way’s digital character education program) and to the charity of his choice. Every nominee will receive a $50,000 donation to the charity of his choice. … [Read more...] about Broncos Briefs: Von Miller calls Payton award nomination “incredible achievement”
On multiple occasions, judges and courts rejected Trump's efforts to thwart DA Cyrus Vance's two-year investigation into Trump’s business interests. Trump now is asking the Supreme Court, which voted against him on this once already, to stop Vance from getting his financial and tax documents. Trump’s case is weak, and it's hard to see this Republican-dominated high court saying a former Republican president can't be held accountable by local law enforcement. … [Read more...] about Is Trump headed to another campaign or to a courtroom?