Day: January 31, 2020

Giants sign Wilmer Flores to two-year deal

ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported earlier that the Giants signed infielder Wilmer Flores to a multi-year contract. Per Jon Heyman, the deal is for $6 million and includes a third-year option. Flores, 28, hit .317/.361/.487 with nine home runs and 37 RBI in 285 plate appearances for the Diamondbacks last season. He mostly played second base […]

How Lifting Less Can Give You Better Results

Researchers have found that weightlifters could do less and get stronger by changing the amount they lift each session. The researchers compared the average weights lifted by two groups over six weeks: one using a traditional training method of a “one rep max” – the maximum weight an athlete could lift – and one using […]

Credit Suisse revisits ex-U.S. employee’s spying claim

Lawyers for Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) last week re-interviewed a former bank executive who said the Swiss lender had her followed in New York, according to a person familiar with the matter, weeks after the company dismissed her allegation as baseless. Credit Suisse asked lawyers from Zurich-based firm Homburger to speak again to Colleen Graham, who […]

Genius brings its Verified video series to Apple Music

Genius’ popular Verified video series is coming to Apple Music starting today. The show has artists explain the meaning behind the lyrics of their hit songs, featuring musicians like Billie Eilish and J Balvin. Going forward, Apple Music will co-produce Verified. Episodes will now premiere on Apple’s streaming platform and can be found on the […]

State Department warns against travel to China amid coronavirus outbreak

The State Department on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to China amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak that has sickened thousands of people in the country. The State Department also says in its “do not travel” advisory that “those currently in China should consider departing using commercial means.” It said nonessential U.S. government personnel should […]