Cubs Place Kyle Hendricks On Injured List

12:00pm: The Cubs announced that righty Anderson Espinoza is being recalled from Double-A to take Hendricks’ place on the roster. 11:30am: The Cubs have placed right-hander Kyle Hendricks on the 15-day injured list due to a shoulder strain, manager David Ross announced to reporters Wednesday (twitter link via Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago). Hendricks …

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‘Gentleminions’: Why TikTok teens are wearing suits to ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’

For all its success in drawing audiences back to theaters, distributor Universal Pictures has, at least partially, the “Gentleminions” to thank. Gentleminions are young people who film themselves dressed in formalwear, flooding unsuspecting movie theaters to see the newest “Minions” flick and hollering at the screen like they’re lining the ring at Wrestlemania. TikTok teens …

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Amazon partners with Grubhub to offer Prime customers meal delivery perks

The deal, announced Wednesday, will give Amazon (AMZN)‘s paying subscribers the option to sign up for a free one-year Grubhub+ membership (normally $9.99 a month) and receive unlimited free deliveries when they order from restaurants listed on the service. At the same time, Amazon could become a stakeholder in Grubhub’s business. Amazon has the option …

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Ultrahuman’s $299 smart ring aims to ‘hack’ your metabolism

Fitness startup Ultrahuman is launching a smart ring that it claims will give users “ultrahuman power.” And by ultrahuman power, the company means a fitness tracker that gives insights into your metabolism by monitoring sleep and movement. The smart ring can also be used with the company’s M1 glucose monitoring patch for more in-depth metabolic …

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Detroit Tigers haven’t heard from Eduardo Rodriguez since placing LHP on restricted list 3 weeks ago

The Detroit Tigers have had no communication with Eduardo Rodriguez since placing the star pitcher on the restricted list three weeks ago, according to general manager Al Avila, who said the team has “no choice but to wait it out right now.” Avila addressed Rodriguez’s status Wednesday, 23 days after the left-hander was placed on …

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The Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power Trailer: Strange Skies Plague Middle-Earth

The brand new teaser, in all its nine seconds of glory (there work a longer version available, but it is only for Prime members) doesn’t show much about the story, but it does prominently feature a huge meteor crash-landing on Middle-earth while all creatures around the land stare in awe at the sky. We see …

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Hot job market and Great Resignation persist despite recession threat

Mixetto | E+ | Getty Images Workers are still reaping the benefits of a hot job market characterized by few layoffs, ample job openings and a high level of voluntary departures, according to US Department of Labor data issued Wednesday. The numbers reveal that the pandemic-era trend known as the “Great Resignation” is still in …

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Scrabble Go investigated by ASA after claims in-game ads “trivialised and condoned sexual assault”

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has investigated complaints that appeared regarding adverts in the free-to-play Scrabble Go app. According to complainants, the ads in question made light of sexual assault, even going so far as to actively encourage it. Eurogamer Newscast: What can Sony do to improve PlayStation Plus Premium? The first name to be …

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Caleb Martin agrees to 3-year, $20 million deal to return to Miami Heat, source confirms

Caleb Martin has agreed to return to the Miami Heat on a three-year deal worth $20 million, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Tim Bontemps. A restricted free agent, Martin broke out last season for Miami, providing a solid rotation option on the wing to an injury-plagued Heat team. After playing his first two seasons alongside …

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‘Top Chef’ star Justin Sutherland injured in boating accident

Celebrity chef Justin Sutherland was severely injured over the weekend after falling out of a boat into its propeller. The former “Top Chef” contestant and “Iron Chef America” winner was out with friends on a boat in Minnesota on Sunday when he fell into the water while trying to retrieve his captain’s hat. “While piloting …

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