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Broadcaster defends pitcher beaning star rookie

John Bazemore/Associated Press The Miami Marlins plunked Ronald Acuna Jr. on Wednesday after the Atlanta Braves star rookie hit four home runs in the first three games of their series. Many thought it was in poor taste. Not New York Mets broadcaster Keith Hernandez. “They’re killing you. You’ve lost three games. He’s hit three home…

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MoviePass just changed its rules — again

MoviePass just changed its rules — again

MoviePass isn’t finished making changes. The troubled movie subscription service told customers Thursday that it will limit the films and showtimes that are available each day. The restrictions are part of the company’s transition to a new plan that allows customers to see only three movies a month. Previously, MoviePass offered a movie every day.…

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Tiger’s caddie says he offered heckler $25 to leave

Tiger’s caddie says he offered heckler $25 to leave

Lynne Sladky/Associated Press Tiger Woods’ caddie Joe LaCava tried to convince a heckler to leave the 2018 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in early August by paying for his $25 ticket from his own wallet before ultimately getting the fan ejected from the tournament. LaCava detailed the encounter during an appearance Wednesday on ESPN Radio’s Golic and Wingo¬†show,…

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16 must-read editorials that capture the spirit of a free press

16 must-read editorials that capture the spirit of a free press

“We are not the enemy; We are the people.” We are members of the community “trying to do a job,” driven “by a set of principles that demand objectivity, independence, open-mindedness and the pursuit of the truth.” We deserve better from the man who holds the most powerful position in the world. Those sentiments could…

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Ex-CIA chief hits back at Trump after his security clearance was revoked

Ex-CIA chief hits back at Trump after his security clearance was revoked

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So much for those worries about  Amazon at Walmart

So much for those worries about Amazon at Walmart

So much for all those worries that Walmart was losing ground to Amazon. Walmart delivered its best US sales growth in more than a decade, and digital sales surged 40%. Some analysts were worried that growth in Walmart’s numerous digital operations, including Jet, ModCloth and Moosejaw as well as Walmart.com, were starting to slow. But…

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