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Cubs Roster Moves: Nelson Velazquez Called Up, Adrian Sampson Optioned to Iowa

Cubs Roster Moves: Nelson Velazquez Called Up, Adrian Sampson Optioned to Iowa

Chicago Cubs outfield prospect Nelson Velazquez is coming back up to the big league team! The 23-year-old outfielder got a very brief taste of the big leagues earlier this year when injuries ravaged the positional side of the roster, but didn’t see much action. You’ve gotta hope this time around is different, since the Cubs …

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Two Time Crystals Have Been Successfully Linked Together For The First Time

Two Time Crystals Have Been Successfully Linked Together For The First Time

Physicists have just taken an amazing step towards quantum devices that sound like something out of science fiction. For the first time, isolated groups of particles behaving like bizarre states of matter known as time crystals have been linked into a single, evolving system that could be incredibly useful in quantum computing.   Following the …

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The Doctor Prescribed an Obesity Drug. Her Insurer Called It 'Vanity.'

The Doctor Prescribed an Obesity Drug. Her Insurer Called It ‘Vanity.’

Ozempic, or semaglutide, at the home of Maya Cohen, who lost 54 pounds using a drug for which her pharmacy was charging $1,500 a month, at home in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, May 23, 2022. (Ryan David Brown/The New York Times) Maya Cohen’s entree into the world of obesity medicine came as a shock. In despair …

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A Spectacular Meteor Shower Might Hit Us This Weekend. Here's What to Expect

A Spectacular Meteor Shower Might Hit Us This Weekend. Here’s What to Expect

As Earth orbits the Sun, it plows through dust and debris left behind by comets and asteroids. That debris gives birth to meteor showers – which can be one of nature’s most amazing spectacles.   Most meteor showers are predictable, recurring annually when the Earth traverses a particular trail of debris. Occasionally, however, Earth runs …

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Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto celebrates his solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during eighth-inning baseball game action in Toronto, Sunday, May 22, 2022. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Joey Votto called his shot in Reds win vs Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO –– Between pitches in a tie game in the top of the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto turned around and looked at the Reds’ bench. “Joey turned around, looked at us and said, ‘Homer,’ ” Reds right fielder Tyler Naquin said after the game. “I …

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Donaldson comment to Anderson called 'racist'

Donaldson comment to Anderson called ‘racist’

A heated afternoon on the field continued off it afterward, with Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson taking offense to being called “Jackie” by the New York Yankees’ Josh Donaldson, a comment deemed “racist” by manager Tony La Russa. Donaldson admitted after the game to calling Anderson “Jackie” — a nod to Jackie Robinson — …

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Patrick Beverley called out by NBA-ers over ‘disrespectful’ Chris Paul comments

Patrick Beverley called out by NBA-ers over ‘disrespectful’ Chris Paul comments

Patrick Beverley’s roast of Chris Paul on ESPN’s morning shows wasn’t well-received by some past and present NBA stars. Beverley — who appeared on Monday’s episodes of “Get Up” and “First Take,” just hours after Paul and the Suns were eliminated by the Mavericks in Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinals series — said …

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