Retired Gattis: ’17 Astros ‘cheated baseball, fans’

FILE PHOTO: Jul 7, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros catcher Evan Gattis (11) scores a run on a hit by catcher Max Stassi (not pictured) during the second inning against the Chicago White Sox at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

U.S. judge throws out Major League Baseball sign: stealing lawsuit

The Astros and Red Sox “broke the hearts of all true baseball fans,” Rakoff wrote. “But did the initial efforts of those teams, and supposedly Major League Baseball itself, to conceal these foul deeds from the simple sports bettors who wagered on fantasy baseball create a cognizable legal claim? On the allegations here made, the […]

A classic ‘Twilight Zone’ episode warns us how not to behave during a pandemic

Some people on Maple Street stand up to the mob. One, Steve, shouts, “You’re standing here all set to crucify — all set to find a scapegoat — all desperate to point some kind of a finger at a neighbor! Well now look, friends, the only thing that’s gonna happen is that we’ll eat each […]

‘Artemis Fowl’ Heads To Disney+: Another In-Home Testing Of Big Pics Post DWA’s ‘Trolls World Tour’

“With audiences largely unable to attend theatres in the current environment, we are thrilled to offer the premiere of Artemis Fowl on Disney+,” said Ricky Strauss, President, Content & Marketing, Disney+ in a statement. “Director Kenneth Branagh and his spectacular cast take viewers right into the vibrant, fantasy world of the beloved book, which fans […]

Jlo sports bra and leggings as she throws baseball with fiance ARod at their Miami mansion after MLB opening canceled

“Find ways to exercise. Find ways to reduce stress. Find ways to stay in touch with those you can’t be with in person right now. Stay connected, and most importantly, stay safe!”

A look at this week’s golf tournaments around the world

Notes: Tiger Woods decided to skip the first World Golf Championships event of the year, saying he was not ready. Woods is among three players from the top 10 not in the field, joining Brooks Koepka and Patrick Cantlay. Cantlay is having surgery for a deviated septum. … Dustin Johnson won last year for his […]

The pleasures of a game world you look down upon

The famous story about Zelda’s creation – another great origin story – is that Miyamoto was at work opening and shutting the drawers of his desk, looking down into each one and imagining a different garden in there. So it wasn’t a map that inspired the game as with Treasure Island, but an imaginary landscape […]

US accused of seizing face mask shipments bound for Europe, Canada

Coronavirus: Timeline of the global spread of COVID-19 More than a million On April 2nd the Johns Hopkins University announced on Thursday that there were more than a million confirmed coronavirus cases around the world. The US is the most affected with three times the number than China, where the virus emerged in December. Over […]

MLB cancels June’s Cubs-Cardinals London Series due to coronavirus

MLB was originally scheduled to start its 2020 season last week but has now pushed back its opening day until mid-May at the earliest, which includes the cancellation of games that were scheduled to be played in Mexico City and Puerto Rico in April.

‘Crazy amounts of chicken’ and masks – a small Washington grocer’s typical day

Friedberg, the co-founder, said she and her two dozen employees were considering other changes to make the store safer: maybe removing an aisle to give shoppers more space, or putting furniture in front of the register so that customers would have to stand further from the cashier when paying.