Sport Cup: Oldenburg fails early - Bamberg on course
Americans voting early in record numbers in presidential election
Americans are voting early in record numbers with more than 17 million casting their ballots already ahead of the November 3 election between Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Donald Trump. Of the states that report requests by political party registration, Democrats have requested 23.46 million ballots and Republicans 13.69 million. A total of 2.09 million early votes have been cast in Florida, 1.68 million in California and 1.62 million in Texas, according to the US Elections Project.Other states with high early vote totals include Michigan (1.19 million), Virginia (1.14 million) and New Jersey (1.04 million).
The EWE Baskets Oldenburg failed early in the cup. Brose Bamberg, on the other hand, is on track. Bayreuth's cup games were canceled at short notice.
Oldenburg, the winner of 2015, lost on Saturday 88:97 against the Basketball Löwen Braunschweig his second game in the qualification tournament in Bonn and has no chance of making the top four. The Oldenburg were already inferior to the Telekom Baskets Bonn at the beginning. Defending champion Alba Berlin's games in Group A had to be canceled for the time being due to corona cases in the team of the capital city club.
Bamberg defeated Ulm at the start of the basketball cup
Brose Bamberg started the group stage of the German basketball cup with a win. The team of the new coach Johan Roijakkers prevailed in Weißenfels in the duel of the semi-finalists of the preseason against ratiopharm Ulm with 74:65 (35:29). © Swen Pförtner / dpa The new Bamberg trainer Johan Roijakkers. Michele Vitali was the best Bamberg thrower with 15 points, Troy Caupain stood out at Ulm with 14 points.
Brose Bamberg can continue to hope for the leap into the semifinals and progress is in their own hands. The former series champion prevailed with 89:68 in the Franconian duel against s.Oliver Würzburg in Ulm and thus also won his second game.
In the game of two losers on the first day of the match, the Fraport Skyliners from Frankfurt took their first victory in the regional qualification tournament in Vechta with a 86:70 over the Jobstairs Gießen 46ers.
Corona cases at medi Bayreuth
The final tournament in Munich, initially planned for the beginning of November, for which only the four group winners qualify, had to be postponed due to several game cancellations due to corona cases. The games of medi Bayreuth this weekend have to be rescheduled due to two positive corona tests in the team and the Franconian environment.
9 questions about 2020’s record-breaking early vote, answered .
How many people have already voted? And what does that tell us about the election?The early vote in 2020 has already far surpassed the total early vote in 2016. The early vote surge indicates turnout in 2020 could be the highest in a century, at around 65 percent of the voting-eligible population, or about 150 million voters.