Naomi Osaka successfully starts her Australian Open defense

The Australian Open started Monday without nine-time champion Novak Djokovic and, finally, the focus was on forehands and backhands instead of his fight to avoid deportation because he isn’t vaccinated against COVID-19. And it got started in a big way, with a combined 64 matches scheduled on Day 1 in both men’s and women’s brackets. … Read more

Novak Djokovic arrives in Dubai after deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic arrived early Monday in Dubai after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men’s tennis player’s hopes of defending his Australian Open title. The Emirates plane carrying Djokovic touched down after a 13 1/2-hour flight from Melbourne, where he had argued in court he should be allowed … Read more

Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz disbands diversity group created after 2020 probe

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz has disbanded an alumni advisory committee that was created after a 2020 investigation found evidence of racial bias against Black players in his program and bullying behavior by some of his assistants. The Gazette reports that Ferentz’ decision to end the committee came shortly after its leader, former offensive lineman … Read more

Analysis: Biden will mark inauguration anniversary still beset by crises

The White House appears increasingly beset by the extreme nature of the challenges Biden faces at home and abroad, undermined by some of its own strategic decisions and limited by tiny congressional majorities. The administration bet on vaccines ending the pandemic by now, but inoculations became politicized and millions of Americans chose not to get … Read more

Patrick Mahomes reveals message to Ben Roethlisberger after Steelers QB’s likely final game

Pittsburgh Steelers fans likely saw Ben Roethlisberger’s final NFL game on Sunday night – a 42-21 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC wild-card playoff round. Roethlisberger and Patrick Mahomes met at midfield after the game. The Chiefs quarterback was asked by NBC’s Michelle Tafoya what the two talked about. CLICK HERE FOR … Read more

Colorado Weather Station Records Air Pressure Shockwave Produced By Hunga Tonga Volcano

DENVER (CBS4) – The powerful eruption of the Hunga Tonga volcano over the weekend produced a massive shockwave in the atmosphere. It was measured by weather stations around the world, including at least one in Colorado. That station recorded a sharp rise and fall in the barometric pressure just before sunrise on Saturday. The #HungaTonga … Read more

NFL playoffs 2021-22: Divisional round dates, times & more

The NFL on Sunday released the divisional round playoff schedule ahead of next weekend’s slate of playoff games. The Tennessee Titans and Green Bay Packers will be in action for the first time this postseason after getting a first-round bye for having the best records in the AFC and NFC respectively. CLICK HERE FOR MORE … Read more

Boulder’s Dairy Arts Center Hosting Once In A Lifetime Exhibit Of Historical Photos

(credit: CBS) BOULDER, COLO. (CBS4)- Monday January 17th, Coloradans will be celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr along with the rest of the nation. If you are looking for a good place to learn about history and the struggle for Civil Rights, the Dairy Art Center in Boulder has a temporary photo … Read more