A Texas Congressional Race Could Be a Democratic Template for 2020
Texas congressional candidate Lizzie Fletcher (Campaign ad image/YouTube) In the Seventh Congressional District, a victory for Lizzie Fletcher might be an early tremor of a political earthquake. Houston — Nationally, the Democratic party, which gave indispensable assistance (“Basket of deplorables”!) to the election of today’s president, seems intent (“Impeach!”; “Abolish ICE!”; “Free stuff!”; “I am Spartacus!”)…
A New Master of Gonzo Cinema
Nicolas Cage in Mandy (XYZ Films) Panos Cosmatos’s Mandy is a low-budget but extremely high-impact tour de force. ‘You should go in knowing that your odds aren’t that good. And you will probably die.” So warned, Nicolas Cage heads into the inferno in Mandy, a barnburner of a midnight movie set in a dreamlike forest…
College Football Playoff projection: Alabama, Ohio State and some goodbyes to others
CLOSE Huge matchups from Week 3 in college football include games between TCU-Ohio State, SEC rivals LSU and Auburn and much more. USA TODAYOhio State receiver Parris Campbell runs after a catch for a touchdown in the third quarter against TCU at AT&T Stadium.(Photo: Matthew Emmons, USA TODAY Sports)Ah, Week 3. Contenders are emerging (Is…
Tracy’s 42-yard FG lifts No. 12 LSU past No. 7 Auburn, 22-21
AP Published 7:27 p.m. ET Sept. 15, 2018 | Updated 9:37 p.m. ET Sept. 15, 2018Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn reacts during the second half of an NCAA college football game against LSU, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)(Photo: The Associated Press)AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron insisted he…
No. 25 Florida tries to extend 31-game streak vs Kentucky
AP Published 11:39 a.m. ET Sept. 7, 2018 FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2017, file photo, Kentucky fan John Tribble sits in the stands after Florida defeated his team in an NCAA college football game in Lexington, Ky. No. 25 Florida (1-0) is seeking its 32nd consecutive victory against Kentucky (1-0) when the teams…