REUTERS: Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen have come together to create a 20 million euros (18.3 million pounds) solidarity fund to help German clubs in the top two tiers stave off a potential financial crisis during the coronavirus pandemic. Germany's Bundesliga and second division are set to resume in April but the organising body's (DFL) executive committee has recommended the season be suspended until at least April 30, which will further impact revenues of clubs across the country. Dortmund said the four clubs, who participated in the Champions League this season, will forego their share of the national media revenue - approximately 12.5 million euros - while adding an additional 7.5 million euros of their own. "We are prepared to help out other professional football clubs if it is ultimately a matter of cushioning the financial effects of the pandemic," Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke said in a statement … [Read more...] about Four Bundesliga teams create a 20 million euros fund for clubs in crisis
Presented by Facebook Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Tuesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe! Total U.S. coronavirus deaths reported each morning this week: Monday, 513,091; Tuesday, 514,657. The U.S. is set to begin administering doses of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot COVID-19 vaccine today, marking a momentous milestone in the national effort to combat the pandemic as health officials warn that variants could wipe away all progress made over the past month. Johnson & Johnson’s began shipping nearly 4 million doses across the country on Monday, the first batch of the expected 20 million doses the pharmaceutical giant is slated … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – J&J vax rollout today; third woman accuses Cuomo
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Front-line medical workers are continuing to deal with dire shortages of masks, gowns and other personal protective equipment. “I really hope that nothing happens to me,” said Amy Lee Pacholk, a nurse in the surgical trauma ICU at Stony Brook. READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Johnson & Johnson Shipment In Transit To Tri-State Pacholk is worried about what would happen to her 8-year-old daughter if she was infected with the deadly coronavirus while helping patients who have tested positive. “Truth is, is that your front-line workers are already starting to get sick,” she told CBS2’s John Dias over Facetime. CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK Myths Vs. Truths Frequently Asked Questions Talking To Children About Anxiety How To Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer Complete Coronavirus Coverage CDC Latest Updates Pacholk says Stony Brook Hospital and many hospitals on Long Island are running out of basic supplies; proper masks, even gowns … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Update: Long Island Nurse Sees Front-Line Workers Starting To Get Sick, Says ‘No One Seems To Care About Us’
Arminia Bielefeld replace Neuhaus with Kramer F1 refuse Bahrain vaccine offer Bobic to leave Frankfurt? March 2 Kramer unveiled as new Bielefeld coach The day after sacking Uwe Neuhaus, the man who got Arminia Bielefeld promoted last season, the club have moved to sign on Frank Kramer as his replacement. Kramer, 48, has recently coached a number of Germany's youth teams and had short stints as head coach of Fortuna Düsseldorf (2015) and Greuther Fürth (2013-15). "Frank is a multi-faceted coach with a wealth of experience in the professional and youth sectors. We are convinced that with his professional and analytical qualities, he is the type of coach that fits the Arminia path and that we need for the next development steps," said sporting director Samir Arabi. Bielefeld currently sit in 16th, the relegation playoff spot, and host Union Berlin on Sunday. Dimitrios Grammozis tipped as fifth Schalke coach Schalke are set to sign Dimitrios … [Read more...] about Sports News Feed: Dimitrios Grammozis to take helm at Schalke?
Microsoft is updating its widely used cloud computing technology to make it easier for millions of us to dump our passwords. The tech giant is making passwordless login a standard feature for Azure Active Directory , a cloud-based service customers can use to handle their employees' login chores, the company said at its Ignite conference on Tuesday. The three-day conference, held online this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, is geared for IT and other tech staff who use Microsoft's products. Editors' top picks Subscribe to CNET Now for the day's most interesting reviews, news stories and videos. In another update, Microsoft is smoothing out a potential difficulty of going passwordless with a new technology called Temporary Access Pass , which makes it easier for users to enroll in new services without generating a password. It's a one-time, short-term login code IT managers can send users for their initial login. It's also useful for recovering account access … [Read more...] about Microsoft promises to ease the pains of going passwordless