Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy smashed watermelons with sledgehammer ahead of win vs. Vikings Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy smashed watermelons with sledgehammer ahead of win vs. Vikings

Mike McCarthy prides himself on his creativity, and the Cowboys coach delighted his team with a new motivational tactic before a win over the Vikings.        

today, 2:18
Racism is a declared public health issue in 145 cities and counties across 27 states. Now what happens? Racism is a declared public health issue in 145 cities and counties across 27 states. Now what happens?

The American Public Health Association, which tracks declarations of racism as a public health issue, counts 145 across 27 states — up from 7 in 2019.       

today, 5:58
NFL delivers social statement with first all-Black officiating crew NFL delivers social statement with first all-Black officiating crew

Sports Pulse: While the NFL is moving in the right direction will individual teams follow?        

yesterday, 17:38
Ready for Thanksgiving 2020? Make sure you do these 8 things before Thursday Ready for Thanksgiving 2020? Make sure you do these 8 things before Thursday

Thanksgiving is Thursday. From following COVID-safe practices to being honest about the real history surrounding the holiday, here's how to prepare.        

yesterday, 22:23
Biden tells mayors virus will be 'first priority' Biden tells mayors virus will be 'first priority'

President-elect Joe Biden met virtually Monday with the U.S. Conference of Mayors about the coronavirus pandemic, pledging to work with the city leaders regardless of party and insisting it will be his "first priority" as president. (Nov. 23)       

yesterday, 22:57
Opinion: The heat is now on Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins to handle pressure that's coming Opinion: The heat is now on Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins to handle pressure that's coming

Tua Tagovailoa is hanging onto the ball too long. Linemen aren't holding their blocks long enough. Together, they must prove they can handle the heat.        

today, 0:02
Lakers' Montrezl Harrell on the Clippers' lack of interest, making life easier for LeBron James and Anthony Davis Lakers' Montrezl Harrell on the Clippers' lack of interest, making life easier for LeBron James and Anthony Davis

New Lakers center Montrezl Harrell says he still has "great respect" for the Clippers, but it "doesn't seem" like they wanted him to return.        

today, 2:17
Opinion: Sheila Ford Hamp's promise to Detroit Lions fans is a farce with Matt Patricia as coach Opinion: Sheila Ford Hamp's promise to Detroit Lions fans is a farce with Matt Patricia as coach

Sheila Ford Hamp promised the Detroit Lions will look competitive under her watch. Every day Matt Patricia keeps his job, her promise rings hollow.        

yesterday, 12:11
Tis the season: White House Christmas Tree arrives Tis the season: White House Christmas Tree arrives

First Lady Melania Trump Monday took delivery of the White House Christmas tree. The tree, an 18 and 1/2 foot tall Fraser fir, is from Dan and Bryan Trees in West Virginia and is destined for the White House's Blue Room. (Nov. 23)       

yesterday, 19:23
Virus resurgence closes US museums, National Zoo Virus resurgence closes US museums, National Zoo

The Smithsonian Institution's National Zoo and museums have closed once again amid a resurgence of coronavirus cases in the Washington D.C. area. (November 23)       

today, 1:02