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Astros name James Click as new general manager

The Astros announced on Monday evening that James Click has been named the new general manager of the ballclub. Click, a Yale graduate and a former Baseball Prospectus contributor, spent the last 14 years in the Rays organization, including the last three years as the vice president of baseball operations. He was originally a coordinator […]

Timberwolves trying to orchestrate four-team trade with Rockets, Hawks, Warriors

The Rockets want Timberwolves forward Robert Covington and would trade center Clint Capela. But with Karl-Anthony Towns starring, Minnesota doesn’t need another center. The Timberwolves reportedly want Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell. The Hawks could use Capela, though. Is there a way for all four teams to achieve their goals? Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: The Minnesota […]

Here’s Why Texting While Walking More Dangerous Than Calling Or Listening to Music

People who use a smartphone for texting while walking are twice as likely to have an accident or near miss than taking a call or listening to music, a new study suggests. According to the findings, published in the journal Injury Prevention, smartphone texting is linked to compromised pedestrian safety with higher rates of ‘near […]

Macy’s to close 125 stores, cut more than 2,000 jobs

Macy’s Inc (M.N) said on Tuesday it plans to close 125 of its least productive stores over the next three years to tackle slowing mall traffic and will slash more than 2,000 corporate jobs as a part of a cost-savings effort. The Cincinnati, Ohio-based company operated 867 stores according to a regulatory filing a year […]

Fujifilm’s X100v Adds A New Lens And Tilting Screen To A Classic Design

FujifilmFujifilm today announced the fifth entry in its X100 series, the X100V, updating the company’s take-everywhere camera with a new lens, a new sensor, a tilting rear LCD, and more. The X100V now shares the same 26.1-megapixel X-Trans IV CMOS APS-C sensor as the X-T3, X-T30, and X-Pro3. And it includes the new film simulations […]

Fotis Dulos, charged with killing his estranged wife, dies 2 days after suicide attempt

Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut real estate developer charged with murder in the death of his estranged wife, died at a New York City hospital two days after attempting suicide at his home, his attorney said. Dulos, 52, was arrested and charged this month with capital murder, murder and kidnapping in connection with the disappearance in […]

The non-Derek Jeter Hall of Fame voter remains anonymous

The Baseball Writers Association of America has released the ballots of those Hall of Fame voters who chose to make them public. Which they are not required to do. You can see the entire list of public ballots here. As we noted when the results were revealed last month, one voter and only one voter […]

Taijuan Walker’s velocity reportedly lacking in latest workout

Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports reports that free agent pitcher Taijuan Walker worked out in front of a small gathering of scouts today. Unfortunately for the right-hander, his fastball sat in the 85-88 MPH range, which might have killed any chance he might have had at landing a guaranteed major league contract. He usually […]

Bella Hadid Among Victims Harassed By Victoria’s Secret Executive

Supermodel Bella Hadid was among the victims of sexual harassment by Victoria’s Secret executives. However, a newly emerged damning report by The New York Times suggests that they were suffering backstage due to “misogyny, bullying and harassment” culture in the popular lingerie company and fashion show juggernaut, report aceshowbiz.com. The report details the alleged sexual […]

Baby Yoda powers Disney streaming subscriptions to fast start

Walt Disney Co’s new streaming service Disney+ reached 28.6 million paying subscribers this week, the company said on Tuesday as it reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts. Shares of Disney were flat following the results after bouncing between positive and negative territory. The results showed Disney made a strong entrance into the streaming […]