DeSantis Drops Florida Quarantine Order for New York Travelers

first_imgPeople traveling to Florida from three northeastern states just got a break.Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday quietly rescinded an executive order that required travelers into the Sunshine State from areas with “substantial community spread” of COVID-19 to quarantine for two weeks.The rule had affected those coming from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.DeSantis implemented the requirements on March 23, when New York City was a hotspot for the new coronavirus.We must stay the course. These steps are simple, and we’ve said them all along, but they make a difference. #OneGoalOneFlorida pic.twitter.com/npIVueQ7Gx— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) August 6, 2020 Since then, new cases of COVID-19 have fallen in New York.Meanwhile, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s order requiring travelers from Florida and 34 other states to quarantine for 14 days when they arrive to his state remains in effect.To read DeSantis’ full executive order, click here.last_img read more

Despite blowout loss last week, Syracuse women’s basketball stays in Top 25

first_img Published on December 26, 2016 at 2:08 pm Contact Matthew: mguti100@syr.edu | @MatthewGut21 Despite a 105-84 blowout loss to Texas A&M last week, Syracuse (9-4) remains in the Associated Press Top 25 poll for the eighth consecutive week of the season. The Orange on Monday afternoon dropped six spots to No. 25 from No. 19 in the Week 8 poll.SU had won five straight games each by at least 11 points, outscoring opponents by an average of 32.8 points over the streak. Last Tuesday, SU smoked Old Dominion 92-66 in the Florida Sunshine Classic behind 20-point performances from both Alexis Peterson and Brittney Sykes. Last Wednesday, however, four players combined to score more than SU did as a whole and the Aggies made 34 free throws in their 105-84 triumph.Peterson still leads the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring. She’s averaging 22.9 points per game after scoring 27 points against ODU and a season-high 34 points in the loss to Texas A&M.Seven ACC teams are ranked: No. 2 Notre Dame, No. 7 Florida State, No. 8 Louisville, No. 11 Miami, No. 15 Duke, No. 19 Virginia Tech and No. 25 Syracuse. Four-time defending national champion Connecticut held the top spot.Syracuse opens conference play on Thursday at No. 8 Louisville.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

WWE PPV schedule 2020: Dates, locations for every announced 2020 wrestling event

first_imgWWE is ringing the bell on the new year with a whole slate of shows.In 2019, 27 events took place between the main brand PPVs, TakeOver events and Saudi Arabia specials, the biggest year in WWE live events to date. So far for 2020, there are nine confirmed shows — mostly TakeOver events — with Survivor Series, the last of the Big 4 events, yet to be officially announced with a location or date. In 2020, NXT will take centerstage once again as the “Wednesday Night Wars” heat up between the WWE sub-brand and All Elite Wrestling. NXT’s TakeOver shows have been critically acclaimed since their inception, with a bigger emphasis on the show now that it’s on cable TV and not strictly the WWE Network.This year, WrestleMania heads back to the warm Floridian sun, as Tampa, Fla. plays host to the year’s biggest show. Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will be this year’s venue for the “Showcase of the Immortals.” Brock Lesnar is rumored to face Cain Velasquez in the show’s main event.Without further ado, here is the announced schedule for WWE’s 2020 event slate.And, as always, the card is subject to change.WWE PPV schedule 2020So far, there are 12 announced events on the 2020 schedule, with many more to come. This schedule will be updated as shows are announced and as WWE navigates through the coronavirus pandemic.DateEventVenueLocationJan. 12NXT TakeOver: Blackpool IIEmpress BallroomBlackpool, Lancashire, EnglandJan. 25Worlds CollideToyota CenterHouston, Tex.Jan. 26Royal RumbleMinute Maid ParkHouston, Tex.Feb. 16NXT TakeOver: PortlandModa CenterPortland, Or.Feb. 27WWE Super ShowDownMohammed Abdu ArenaRiyadh, Saudi ArabiaMarch 8Elimination ChamberWells Fargo CenterPhiladelphia, Penn.April 4WrestleMania 36 Night 1WWE Performance CenterOrlando, Fla.April 5WrestleMania 36 Night 2WWE Performance CenterOrlando, Fla.May 10Money in the BankWWE Global HeadquartersStamford, Ct.June 14BacklashWWE Performance CenterOrlando, Fla.July 19The Horror Show at Extreme RulesWWE Performance CenterOrlando, Fla.Aug. 22NXT TakeOver: Boston*TBATBAAug. 23SummerSlamWWE Performance CenterOrlando, Fla.Oct. 25NXT UK TakeOver: Dublin*3ArenaDublin, IrelandWrestleMania 36 was moved to the WWE Performance Center amidst the coronavirus pandemic. NXT TakeOver: Tampa Bay was canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic and matches previously taking place on the event are scheduled to broadcast on NXT, starting on April 1.*When is WrestleMania 2020?WrestleMania 36 took place on Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5 in 2020.Originally, WrestleMania was scheduled to head to Tampa this year, with the “Grandest Stage of Them All” setting up shop at Raymond James Stadium, the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the show was moved to the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Fla.This will be the fourth time the state of Florida hosts WrestleMania, but the first go for Tampa. The previous locations: Orlando (WrestleMania 33 and 24) and Miami (WrestleMania 28).WrestleMania 35 took place in MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.When is WWE SummerSlam 2020?SummerSlam 2020 takes place on Sunday, Aug. 23. When is WWE Royal Rumble 2020?Royal Rumble 2020 happens on Jan. 26, live from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Tex.  Some rumored Rumble returns include Edge and John Morrison.When is WWE Elimination Chamber 2020?WWE Elimination Chamber happens on March 8, 2020. The event is the 10th under the Elimination Chamber brand, with the last event taking place in Houston, Tex.last_img read more