Today in History: August 8, Nixon announces his resignation

today in history Today is Monday, August 8, the 220th day of 2022. There are 145 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On August 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon, faced with damaging new revelations in the Watergate scandal, announced that he would resign the following day. In this day: In 1814, during … Read more

Today in History: August 7, the allies land on Guadalcanal

today in history Today is Sunday, August 7, the 219th day of 2022. There are 146 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On August 7, 1942, the US and other Allied forces landed on Guadalcanal, marking the beginning of the first major Allied offensive in the Pacific during World War II. (Japanese … Read more

UFC Vegas Fight Night picks, predictions, parlay today for Hill vs. Saints

Commercial Content, 21+ UFC Fight Night picks and predictions live from Las Vegas, Nevada. Tonight’s UFC card will air live on ESPN the network and ESPN+, scheduled to begin at 6 pm Eastern Standard Time. Fresh from a lucrative UFC 277, we’re back at the heart of the UFC APEX and its smallest cage. This … Read more

Today in History: August 6, the US drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima

today in history Today is Saturday, August 6, the 218th day of 2022. There are 147 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On August 6, 1945, during World War II, the American B-29 Enola Gay superfortress dropped an atomic bomb codenamed “Little Boy” on Hiroshima, Japan, causing an estimated 140,000 deaths. (Three … Read more

Today in History: August 5, Nelson Mandela arrested

today in history Today is Friday, August 5, the 217th day of 2022. There are 148 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On August 5, 1981, the federal government began laying off air traffic controllers who had gone on strike. In this day: In 1864, during the Civil War, Union Admiral David … Read more

What made Vin Scully so great would not be accepted today

Prior to Vin Scully’s death Tuesday at age 94, he had written multiple times that the state of sports broadcasting in the shaky hands of today’s hirers would relegate Scully to a long shot of being hired to call any team’s games. . Scully did not meet current standards. She avoided the gimmicks, the hype, … Read more

Astros odds vs. Guardians, prediction, MLB pick today

Commercial Content, 21+ As the Guardians and Astros prepare for the first of a four-game series in Cleveland, The Action Network’s Munaf Manji is here to share his best bet for Game 1. (video above). The Astros will send ace Justin Verlander to the mound on Monday, while Cleveland, which has won three of its … Read more

‘Immortal’ customers, food crisis and cryptocurrencies: community conversations

Last Tuesday marked the 43rd anniversary of the death of Yankees catcher Thurman Munson. I still remember the day vividly. He was throwing a baseball with a good friend when a radio announcer announced that Munson had died in a plane crash. Photo illustration by staff; dream time For 11-year-olds who lived, breathed and slept … Read more

Hard money at Dodgers-Giants, plus

Commercial Content, 21+ Thirteen games fill out Thursday’s MLB schedule, but expert bettors are targeting three in particular. All information to be presented is drawn from Action Network’s PRO Report, which provides betting percentages and five “signs” (hard money, big money, PRO systems, model advantage, and expert picks) that help distinguish certain plays. Today’s report … Read more

Dodgers vs. Giants odds, predictions, MLB picks, props today

Commercial Content, 21+ Los Angeles won for the sixth time in seven games and extended its winning streak against San Francisco to six with a 9-5 win Tuesday night. Mookie Betts finished a triple shy of the cycle. The Giants trailed 4-0 after two innings and trailed by six after four. San Francisco is 3-10 … Read more