Canada’s Oil Crisis Could Hurt U.S. Consumers

USM sweeps a softball doubleheader

Job losses, a chronic pipeline capacity shortage, a “bill for spills”, and a carbon tax – these are just some of the problems that the Canadian energy industry is wrestling with right now and are likely to continue wrestling with for the observable future. While some of these problems are shared by much of the … Read more

Steve Cohen admits Francisco Lindor, Mets contract uncertainty

Francisco Lindor talking baseball makes us crave Opening Day

They say that deadlines exist to spur action, and predictably, the biggest deadline of Steve Cohen’s young Mets ownership won’t have much time to breathe. Francisco Lindor and the Mets haven’t reached the finish line of their extension discussions, Cohen both tweeted and said in an online question-and-answer session (with Mets radiocaster Wayne Randazzo) on … Read more

Trump returns fire, trashes ‘self-promoters’ Fauci and Birx

Trump returns fire, trashes 'self-promoters' Fauci and Birx

Former President Donald Trump on Monday attacked Drs. Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx after they faulted his management of the COVID-19 response. The prominent members of Trump’s White House Coronavirus Task Force said in a CNN special that Trump imperiled the public — but in his rebuttal, Trump accused them of shifting blame. Trump included … Read more

Cuomo backs hospitals in spat over medical payments

Cuomo backs hospitals in spat over medical payments

Embattled Gov. Andrew Cuomo is going to the mat again for the hospital industry — this time in a fight over medical billing payments with health insurers and labor unions, critics claim. Opponents said the “pay and pursue” proposal backed by Cuomo would require health insurers to immediately pay hospital billing claims without first reviewing … Read more

Vikings’ salary cap after making more moves in free agency

Vikings’ salary cap after making more moves in free agency

Earlier this offseason, Minnesota appeared to be right up against the 2021 base salary cap, but that didn’t stop the team from maneuvering throughout free agency. The Vikings released LT Riley Reiff, TE Kyle Rudolph and K Dan Bailey. Then, the team made some big splashes, signing DT Dalvin Tomlinson and CB Patrick Peterson. Minnesota … Read more

Bitcoin, Ether Gain After Visa Deal as Stocks Struggle With Archegos Margin Call

Bitcoin, Ether Gain After Visa Deal as Stocks Struggle With Archegos Margin Call

Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $57,626.86 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Climbing 4.38% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $54,826.06-$58,353.53 (CoinDesk 20) BTC trades between its 10-hour and 50-hour averages on the hourly chart, a sideways signal for market technicians. Bitcoin proved resilient to the latest instability in traditional markets, as the … Read more