(CNN) Football fans, politicians and governing bodies are united in fury after 12 of the sport's biggest teams announced plans to breakaway from European football competitions and form their own "Super League" -- a move that poses an existential threat to the world's favorite sport. Here's a rundown of what you need to know about the plans, and why they matter. What is it? It is potentially the biggest ever shake up of European club football . On Sunday, 12 of the largest -- and wealthiest -- football clubs in the world announced their intention to launch a European Super League (ESL). Read More The league would feature 20 clubs, which would include 15 founding teams, who would be permanent members. A further five clubs would qualify annually based on their achievements in the previous season. It's unclear whether those five clubs would be relegated from the ESL regardless of performance. Who is involved? The clubs … [Read more...] about What is the new European Super League and how will it work?
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Listing of candidates for upcoming elections being sped up Preparations for the elections, scheduled for May 23, are being sped up. (Photo: VNA) As of April 18, a third consultative conference had been held at local and central levels to select eligible candidates for the elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and member of People’s Councils for 2021-2026. The meeting held by the Presidium of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee adopted a list of 205 candidates for the upcoming election of deputies to the 15th legislature. Making and announcing such lists are among the tasks for local agencies and organisations, as assigned by the National Election Council (NEC). The lists must be sent to the National Election Committee and all-level election committees by April 23 (30 days ahead of the elections), so that the NEC and the all-level election committees will officially announce the candidates at constituencies. The listing of candidates … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 20
Ava DuVernay has crossed many genres in her career, but now the Oscar nominee looks set to become the Queen of Dragons – at least in an animated sense. The Queen Sugar creator is teaming with Warner Bros Animation to develop Tui T. Sutherland ’s best-selling dragon filled Wings of Fire books into a high end small screen series for the whole family. In the first animated effort for the A Wrinkle in Time director, the exclusive rights to Sutherland’s sweeping fantasy and multi-dragon POV publications of 15 novels, a trio of graphic novels and four short stories were sealed by WBA after a pitched bidding process that went into the eight-figures, I hear. Sutherland with serve as EP on the project along with DuVernay, WBA’s Sam Register, Dan Milano and Christa Starr. Under DuVernay’s $100 million pact inked with Warner Bros Television Group back in late 2018, and exclusively reported by Deadline, the filmmaker’s ARRAY Filmworks company will produce the Wings of … [Read more...] about Ava DuVernay & Warner Bros Animation Adapting ‘Wings of Fire’ Books For TV Series
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for April 20 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. The annual survey of opening day baseball salaries by The Associated Press usually reveals something interesting about the state of the game, and this year’s version was even more interesting than most. Here’s a tidbit from it that borders on surprising: Despite all you hear and read about the game's huge salaries, a big percentage of major league baseball players aren’t millionaires. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM That’s not to say they won’t be by the time they’re done playing. Even those playing for minimum salary — assuming they are somewhat frugal with their money — will eventually end up with a pile of cash if their careers last long enough. And then, of course, there’s Trevor Bauer making $38 million in Los Angeles this season and Francisco Lindor’s staggering 10-year, $341 … [Read more...] about Column: Drop in payroll adds fuel to baseball labor talks
NBCSN’s coverage of the 2020-21 NHL season continues with Tuesday’s matchup between the Boston Bruins and Buffalo Sabres. Bruins-Sabres stream coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN. You can watch the game online and on the NBC Sports app by clicking here . The Bruins didn’t miss a beat when both of their goalies were out. Jeremy Swayman is why. Tuukka Rask is since back and unquestionably their No. 1 goalie heading into the postseason, but the rookie out of Maine made a strong case to be the guy in the future. In just his first pro season, Swayman has showed unflappable poise in net. He was previously the Hockey East goalie of the year , and made his professional debut with AHL Providence earlier this year. He impressed. Called into duty in Boston earlier than expected, the young goalie was hardly fazed. No, that doesn’t mean it’s time to sit the Vezina-winning, Stanley Cup-leading Rask. There’s no need to overreact to a rookie playing well. But it is worth … [Read more...] about Jeremy Swayman making strong case as Bruins goalie of the future