Sports Betting’s Next Big Election Wars Are In California

TEMECULA, California — Legal sports betting in the United States accelerated in 2021, as states either overcame legislative bottlenecks as Ohio did just before Christmas or signed up to online betting as New York did just after Election Day. . But those efforts are likely to pale in comparison to the all-out lobbying, campaigning and …

‘All Creatures Big and Small’ Return with More Creatures

RIPON, England – Samuel West was limping. “A cow stood on my feet,” he said. “Still!” Faulty hooves are among the occupational hazards on the set.All Creatures Big and SmallPastoral series set in Yorkshire in the 1930s. But here in late June, here on an intermittently sunny day, they presented a special problem for West, …

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics: Answers to Some Big Questions

This 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing With all sorts of questions – about international politics, public health and yes, even sports – they are just around the corner. Here’s what we know so far. When are the Beijing Olympics? The opening ceremony is scheduled for Friday, February 4, but there will be some preliminary events …

Big Rockets, Massive Asteroids, and Space Highlights for 2022

Space flight offered Endless glasses in 2021. Sometimes, it was too overwhelming. Two new rovers have landed on Mars, one of which is shadowed by an experimental helicopter. Two billionaires hurled themselves to the edge of space, and a third billionaire flew himself higher into orbit. Then William Shatner flew into space, and a fourth …

Lucille Ball On The Big Screen, On The Small Screen And Off The Screen

All of a sudden, here’s Lucy. Small-screen icon Lucille Ball has reappeared on the big screen in two recent releases: the first, in a fictionalized form as the stormy harridan Lucille Dolittle (Christine Ebersole) in Paul Thomas Anderson’s film. “Licorice Root Pizza” then, more importantly, as her full-blown, no-nonsense, business-like self as portrayed by Nicole …

Art Groups Are Betting Big on Holiday Programming. Will the Children Coming?

“I haven’t been to the Met in years,” said 10-year-old Mattea Volpe as she whined on her way to the opera house. “I was exaggerating, but then I said, ‘Wait, I didn’t actually do it’.” They had no children. When Mattea took her seat in the red velvet last week, she became one of the …

The Rise of E-Sports Has Big Implications for Traditional Sports

Its effects are global. There are currently more than 2.4 billion players – about a third of the world’s population, According to StatistaAn international marketing and consumer data firm based in Germany. There are professional teams around the world with more than $1 billion in global esports competing in tournaments for prize pools of up …