Editorial: Here's what US is losing as transition is delayed
This country is closing in on two weeks since outgoing President Donald Trump was defeated at the polls. President-elect Joe Biden has only widened his lead since then, amassing 5 million more votes than the incumbent. He has far surpassed Trump in electoral votes with 290 at this writing and is on track for 306.Trump still refuses to concede. But what is far worse are the actions he has taken in the aftermath of the election. Precious days are slipping away as Trump obstinately forbids his administration from cooperating with the Biden transition team.Biden has been blocked from the daily pre...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Pats' Newton, Chiefs' Mahomes express respect for each other as they prepare for Sunday's game
Cam Newton made his NFL debut on Sept. 11, 2011.In Whitehouse, Texas, Patrick Mahomes was six days away from turning 16 and starting his sophomore year in high school. At this point, football fans everywhere knew about Newton. The world had no idea about this young gunslinger down South.Mahomes was a fan of Newton. As a high school freshman, he watched Newton play and win a national championship at Auburn.Newton’s football legacy started long before Mahomes became one of the biggest names in the sports world. The Chiefs quarterback said he looked up to the Patriots quarterback then and is stil...
The Providence Journal (Providence, R.I.)
For all of Patrick Mahomes' elite traits, here's one more: His voice. Let us explain.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes underthrew his receiver, Mecole Hardman, by about three yards on a deep route Sunday, and so Chargers cornerback Desmond King reached up and plucked the ball out of the sky.As the Chargers sideline celebrated a game-changing, fourth-quarter turnover, Mahomes remained near the line of scrimmage, tapping his hips over and over again, mimicking a referee’s signal.Offsides.The flag already rested on the field. Mahomes knew it before he threw the pass. And the interception, which would have been the first September pick of his career, never happened. All because o...
The Kansas City Star