It’s Unanimous: Mariano Rivera Is A Hall Of Famer (New York Times) Rivera, the career saves leader who helped the Yankees win five World Series, became the first player ever elected unanimously to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Senate Leaders Push Votes On Dueling Bills To End Shutdown (Wall Street Journal) Political aides from both parties were skeptical either measure would pass, though there is likely to be more suspense around the Democratic bill
How Roger Goodell Could Theoretically Intervene In Rams Vs. Saints Outcome (Sporting News) While it is highly unlikely to be applied, there is a section of the NFL rulebook that allows the commissioner to take action after the occurrence of an “extraordinary act.”
How Anonymous Tweets Helped Ignite A National Controversy Over MAGA-Hat Teens (Washington Post) Twitter announced its rules prohibit “deliberate attempts to manipulate the public conversation on Twitter by using misleading account information.”
7 Times Tony Romo Predicted The Future (For The Win) If Romo brings out his pre-snap skills again during the upcoming Super Bowl, a wider audience will see why nearly everyone loves watching the ex-Cowboys quarterback do color commentary on games.
Ocasio-Cortez Warns The World Will End In 12 Years (Fox News) “Millennials and people, you know, Gen Z and all these folks that will come after us are looking up and we’re like: ‘The world is gonna end in 12 years…”
“This Was Like Someone Had Stabbed You In The Back” (The Ringer) New Orleans’s reaction to Sunday’s stunner was different than it’d been a year earlier, all while embodying the qualities that set this NFL fan base apart.
U.S. Government Shutdown Leaves Data Vacuum In Its Wake (Reuters) A partial shutdown of the U.S. government has delayed the publication of key economic data, leaving investors and businesses to follow their intuition and gut instincts as they make critical decisions.
Broncos’ John Elway, Cowboys’ Stephen Jones Sound Opposed To Making Pass-interference Reviewable (CBS News) Both Elway and Jones are on the competition committee
Here’s Why You Won’t Be Able To See Netflix’s Best Picture Nominee ‘Roma’ At Most Theaters (CNBC) AMC Theatres and Regal Cinemas will not show Netflix’s “Roma” in theaters.
UT Vols Basketball Has To Beat Vanderbilt To Stay No. 1, Just Like A Decade Ago (Knoxville News Sentinel) For just the second time in their history, the Vols are the No. 1 team in the nation. And for the second time, the first obstacle to remain No. 1 is the Vanderbilt Commodores.