Excuse the typo: Cowboys botch Vander Esch's name on jersey
The Dallas Cowboys are off on the wrong foot before their playoff opener against the San Francisco 49ers. Linebacker Leighton Vander Esch's name was misspelled on the back of his No. 55 jersey during pregame warmups. Vander Esch was still wearing the botched jersey in the game.news.yahoo.com
Chicago Bears envision an ‘entertainment destination with multiple facets’ in Arlington Heights. But the team cautions it still is in the exploration phase of a potential new stadium.
Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey said there is “a lot of due diligence that needs to be performed before we can close” on the Arlington Heights property for a potential new stadium.chicagotribune.com
Medical Equipment Company Owners Sentenced to More Than 12 Years for $27 Million Fraud Scheme
A Texas woman and an Austrian national were sentenced yesterday to 151 months in prison for a $27 million Medicare kickback conspiracy. From those claims, Medicare paid the defendants more than $27 million. The DME claims submitted by the defendants to Medicare were for services that were medically unnecessary and not provided as represented. Assistant Deputy Chief Adrienne Frazior and Trial Attorneys Brynn Schiess and Catherine Wagner of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section are prosecuting the case. The Fraud Section leads the Health Care Fraud Strike Force.justice.gov
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker to retire, president Robert Isom to take reins March 31
In this articleAn American Airlines plane lands at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport November 23, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker, the longest-serving chief executive of a major U.S. airline, is stepping down and will be replaced by the carrier's president, Robert Isom, on March 31, the carrier announced Tuesday. Parker will continue as chairman of American's board. This is breaking news. Check back for updates.cnbc.com
Racing commissioners challenge Arlington Park’s request to run off-track betting parlors after it closed its track
Arlington owner Churchill Downs Inc. shut the track down permanently in September and has a preliminary agreement to sell the site for $197 million to the Chicago Bears.chicagotribune.com
Cooper doesn't hide what he's thinking with Cowboys rolling
Amari Cooper rejected the suggestion that Dallas' 44-20 win over New York was even more impressive because of a sloppy start that kept the last-place Giants in the game longer than they should have been. The receiver's reaction illustrates where the Cowboys think they can go after four consecutive victories coming off a last-second loss to Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay in the opener. “We don't need to have those mistakes,” said Cooper, who had a 24-yard touchdown catch.news.yahoo.com
Here’s what Texas Governor Greg Abbott said about shooting at Timberview High School
“We grieve for everyone who has been harmed or impacted by this in any way whatsoever. And we as state, working with the local communities, will do everything possible to ensure that the shooter is swiftly and effectively prosecuted,” Gov. Abbott said.news.yahoo.com
Chicago's Wright banned 3 games, hit Ohtani with pitch
Chicago White Sox pitcher Mike Wright was suspended for three games and manager Tony La Russa for one on Saturday by Major League Baseball, which concluded Wright intentionally threw at the Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani. Wright appealed the suspension issued by Michael Hill, the former Marlins general manager who is MLB’s senior vice president for on-field operations.news.yahoo.com
Florida pastor calls vaccine a ‘miracle’ after 6 members die of COVID within days
ARLINGTON, Florida — A church in Florida is pushing for its parishioners to get vaccinated after six members died of the coronavirus in just 10 days. Senior Pastor George Davis tells news4jax.com that the only thing the victims had in common is that they were not vaccinated. “One mother, who just was recently married, to celebrate her one-year wedding anniversary with a young daughter and to now see her gone, when you really just know that was avoidable,” Davis tells WFLA Channel 8. “It’s very frustrating knowing that these were avoidable deaths,” Davis tells the Post. “The miracle is no less of a miracle if medical science has to kick in to finish it off,” he tells the Post.mlive.com
Airport crowds, airline ticket sales show travel recovering
An American Airlines jet sits parked at a gate as light snow falls at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, in Arlington, Va. American Airlines says bookings are coming back they're nearly at pre-pandemic levels. Gasoline demand is up too, as more Americans travel by car. “I would just sort of reiterate the recommendations from CDC, saying please limit travel to essential travel for the time being.”New reported cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. have increased 18% in the past two weeks. However, deaths declined 29% over that same period, to an average of 1,363 per day to 970 per day by Sunday. White House officials said Monday that more than 50 million Americans — nearly one in five adults — are now fully vaccinated.
AP source: Taijuan Walker, Mets strike $20M, 2-year deal
FILE - Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker (99) throws to the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, in this Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, file photo. The Mets made a late addition to their starting rotation, agreeing to a $20 million, two-year contract with right-hander Taijuan Walker, a person familiar with the negotiations said. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)NEW YORK – The Mets made a late addition to their starting rotation, agreeing to a $20 million, two-year contract with right-hander Taijuan Walker. Mets manager Luis Rojas cautioned the deal was not yet final but already was viewing the addition as a boost. The Mets have won just two World Series titles, in 1969 and 1986, and last won a pennant in 2015.