Talladega Xfinity results: AJ Allmendinger edges Sam Mayer

Talladega Xfinity results: AJ Allmendinger edges Sam Mayer

TALLADEGA, Ala. — Cup drivers met Friday with Jeff Burton, director of the Drivers Advisory Council, and discussed safety issues ahead of this weekend’s playoff race, which will be without two drivers due to concussion-like symptoms from crashes. Alex Bowman and Kurt Busch will not race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Busch suffered a head injury … Read more

What Ohio State’s Ryan Day and Rutgers’ Greg Schiano said about their heated exchange

What Ohio State’s Ryan Day and Rutgers’ Greg Schiano said about their heated exchange

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State football coach Ryan Day had “no hard feelings” against Rutgers coach Greg Schiano following their brief on-field exchange in the fourth quarter of the Buckeyes’ 49-10 victory on Saturday. Ohio State players took offense to a late hit against punter Jesse Mirco on the Buckeyes’ sideline. Day and other OSU … Read more

Jacques Pepin, at 86, talks about his new book, ‘Art of the Chicken’

Jacques Pepin, at 86, talks about his new book, ‘Art of the Chicken’

MADISON, Conn. — During the pandemic, Jacques Pépin’s knives did not dull. The French chef concocted more than 250 cooking videos on Facebook, where he now has 1.6 million followers. Recently, he finished an 11-day cruise where he was the entree, so to speak, hosting demonstrations while an all-Pépin channel streamed in travelers’ staterooms. Still … Read more

What Ohio State’s Ryan Day and Rutgers’ Greg Schiano said about their heated exchange

What Ohio State’s Ryan Day and Rutgers’ Greg Schiano said about their heated exchange

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State football coach Ryan Day had “no hard feelings” against Rutgers coach Greg Schiano following their brief on-field exchange in the fourth quarter of the Buckeyes’ 49-10 victory on Saturday. Ohio State players took offense to a late hit against punter Jesse Mirco on the Buckeyes’ sideline. Day and other OSU … Read more

How a Chinese fossil discovery rewrites the history of life on Earth

How a Chinese fossil discovery rewrites the history of life on Earth

Paleontologists are having a field day over a recently discovered trove of fish fossils that could reset our understanding of human evolution. The finds not only include the world’s oldest teeth, but also strengthen the evidence for the emergence of jaws and limbs. Essentially, these discoveries could push back our understanding of humans’ early animal … Read more

A leftist victory in Brazil’s election could be the lifeline Cuba, Venezuela need right now

A leftist victory in Brazil’s election could be the lifeline Cuba, Venezuela need right now

SAO PAULO, Brazil – While Brazil’s perennial leftist leader Lula da Silva may enjoy the support of the majority of Brazil’s artistic community, incumbent president Jair Bolsonaro scored a major coup this week, receiving a public endorsement from the nation’s biggest soccer star, Neymar. In a video posted to Twitter, the goal-scoring legend danced and … Read more