VP Mike Pence: We’ll have our day in Congress on Jan. 6

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Vice President Mike Pence during a swearing-in ceremony for senators in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool) OAN Newsroom UPDATED 12:55 PM PT – Monday, January 4, 2021 Vice President Mike Pence said Republicans will have their day in Congress on January 6 and objections “will be heard.” He made...

Facebook bans GOP account, allows inflammatory DNC ads

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FILE- A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration. (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo) OAN Newsroom UPDATED 12:01 PM PT – Monday, January 4, 2021 With the Georgia runoffs just a day away, the GOP is facing a battle on two fronts: the Democrat challengers in the polls and the bias of social media giants online. Over the weekend, the National Republican...

NFL-Jaguars, Chargers fire head coaches in annual NFL purge

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January 4, 2021 (Reuters) -The Jacksonville Jaguars and Los Angeles Chargers parted ways with their respective head coaches on Monday as the annual purge of personnel continued for underperforming teams across the National Football League (NFL). A day after the 2-14 New York Jets fired Adam Gase, the Jaguars let go of head coach Doug Marrone after a 1-15 season,...

Bengals retain head coach Taylor

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January 4, 2021 Six wins in two seasons put Zac Taylor at risk of losing his job, but Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown thinks otherwise. Taylor, 37, went 4-11-1 in 2020 and the Bengals averaged 19.4 points per game, well under expectations. “We remain bullish on the foundation Zac is building, and we look forward to next year giving our fans the...

Rallying-Peterhansel takes Dakar lead from team mate Sainz

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January 4, 2021 (Reuters) – Record Dakar winner Stephane Peterhansel took over from Mini team mate Carlos Sainz as race leader on Monday with Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah roaring back in the second stage in Saudi Arabia. Frenchman Peterhansel, whose 13 wins on two wheels and four have cemented his nickname of ‘Mr Dakar’, leads defending champion Sainz...

Tennis-Australian Open quarantine plan faces legal challenge

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January 4, 2021 By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Apartment owners on the premises of a luxury Melbourne hotel are seeking to quash plans by Australian Open organisers to use the hotel to quarantine players ahead of the Grand Slam. The apartment owners at the Westin Melbourne are concerned for their health and never agreed to international players...

NBA roundup: Curry’s 62 points propel Warriors

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January 4, 2021 Stephen Curry exploded for 21 of his career-high 62 points in the first quarter Sunday night, helping the Golden State Warriors take a lead they never relinquished in a 137-122 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in San Francisco. The game was a rematch of a 123-98 Trail Blazers win on Friday night in a game also played...

NFL roundup: Browns clinch first playoff spot since 2002

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January 4, 2021 Nick Chubb rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown, and the Cleveland Browns clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2002 with a 24-22 win over the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The Browns (11-5) snapped the NFL’s longest current playoff drought. They will be the No. 6 seed in the AFC. Pittsburgh (12-4), which clinched the...

NFL draft order for picks 1 through 18 set

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January 4, 2021 With the conclusion of Week 17 Sunday night and the NFL playoffs expanded to 14 teams this season, the top 18 picks of the 2021 NFL Draft are now set. The draft position of the 18 non-playoff teams were established once the Washington Redskins defeated the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night. After losing to the Indianapolis Colts earlier Sunday...

Bears biggest wild-card weekend underdogs

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January 4, 2021 The Washington Football Team won the NFC East with a 7-9 record, but it’s the Chicago Bears who were installed as the biggest underdogs on Sunday night for wild-card weekend. Fourth-seeded Washington will play host to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who earned the NFC’s top wild-card spot. The Bucs were installed as 7.5-point favorites by DraftKings shortly after...