Day: February 21, 2020

Kris Bryant to bat leadoff for Cubs

Cubs manager David Ross will bat third baseman Kris Bryant in the leadoff spot to start the 2020 season, MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian reports. As Bastian notes, the Cubs have used 17 different hitters in the leadoff spot since the start of the 2017 season, so the club is looking for some stability atop the lineup. […]

How to get a good night’s sleep when you have a blocked nose

When you have a blocked nose the only thing you can think about is how much you took breathing through your nose for granted. It may seem like a minor ailment, but being stuffed up is one of the most annoying symptoms of a head cold – and it can really affect your sleep. When […]

Trump economist says ‘uncertainty’ from trade disputes hit business investment

A slowdown in U.S. growth last year was at least partly the fault of President Donald Trump’s global trade battles and the resulting hit to business investment, the administration’s top economist said on Thursday in an outlook for the coming years. “Once we got renegotiation of trade agreements, we saw uncertainty in the market, and […]

Sony is skipping Pax East convention over coronavirus concerns

Sony has decided not to attend Pax East next week, despite teasing a prominent presence just weeks ago, following growing concerns over the coronavirus. “We felt this was the safest option as the situation is changing daily,” the company said in an updated blog post. “We are disappointed to cancel our participation in this event, […]

Cowboys star Amari Cooper responds to tweet that he was shot: ‘Fake news’

Reports of the shooting of Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper are so exaggerated that they are completely untrue. Cooper was forced to respond Wednesday to a tweet claiming that he had been shot in a Dallas parking garage. The account that put out the information, The Offseason, has since been deleted from Twitter. “That […]