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Yankees, Rays issued warnings after Austin Meadows gets drilled

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Warnings were issued to both the Rays and Yankees in the bottom of the first inning on Sunday after Jordan Montgomery drilled Austin Meadows in the right shoulder with a 92-MPH sinker with two outs in the series finale at Tropicana Field. It came a day after Justin Wilson hit Joey Wendle in the helmet with a fastball — and after several seasons of tensions between the two AL East rivals that escalated last Sept. 1, when Aroldis Chapman threw a 100 MPH fastball near the head of Mike

Facebook delivers biased job ads, skewed by gender : TheGrio

Facebook is showing different job ads to women and men in a way that might run afoul of anti-discrimination laws, according to a new study. University of Southern California researchers who examined the ad-delivery algorithms of Facebook and LinkedIn found that Facebook’s were skewed by gender beyond what can be legally justified by differences in job qualifications. Men were more likely to see Domino’s pizza delivery driver job ads on Facebook, while women were more

Patrick M. Rose Sr. Found by Internal Affairs to Have Broken Law

Patrick M. Rose Sr. (left, and right) Patrick M. Rose Sr., the retired Boston police union president charged with sexually abusing six people when they were children, was found by an internal affairs investigation to have broken the law regarding the first-known claim made in 1995, according to The Boston Globe. He kept his badge anyway, continuing to interact with kids as part of his job as a patrol officer, and went onto run the patrolman’s union. A boy, then 12, had…

DMX dead: Gabrielle Union says late rapper was fan of The Golden Girls

DMX enjoyed watching The Golden Girls during downtime from work (Picture: Getty/ Disney)DMX may have worked to uphold his rough guy rapper image but behind the scenes he spent his time watching The Golden Girls reruns. A story told by actress Gabrielle Union, 48, during an episode of food show Hot Ones in 2017 has resurfaced and she told host Sean Evans a ‘real fun fact’ about DMX. She said: ‘Do you know that DMX loves The Golden Girls and that’s a real fun fact?’ When asked how she knew, she responded:…

‘Matrix’ star Carrie-Anne Moss says she was offered a grandma role ‘literally the day after my 40th birthday’

Carrie-Anne Moss says she was treated differently in Hollywood after turning 40. (Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images) Carrie-Anne Moss is opening up about the challenges she’s faced as an over-40 actress. As The Hollywood Reporter notes, the 53-year-old Canadian star — best known for playing Trinity in the Matrix franchise — recently joined friend and fellow actress Justine Bateman, 55, for a candid conversation about aging in Hollywood. Former Family Ties star Bateman has recently released a book, FACE: One…

Emmy Winner Albert Edmund Lord III is New VP at Community Build, Inc.

From 2006 to 2020, Albert Edmund Lord III served as writer and curator of the African American Heritage Month (AAHM) photo and art exhibits, presented by the Los Angeles City Council at City Hall in recognition of Black History Month. A brainchild of City Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson, Councilmember District 10, the photo and art exhibits were based on African American themes to reflect social, cultural and political occurrences in American society. Photo courtesy of Poolside Post Productions *Some might know…

Search for LSU student, Kori Gauthier, focuses on Mississippi River : TheGrio

A student at Louisiana State University has been missing for days after her car was found unoccupied at the site of a wreck on a freeway in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Kori Gauthier, 18, has not been seen since Tuesday. Law enforcement and volunteers are searching for the student, focusing much of their attention on a part of the Mississippi River, the college announced Saturday. LSU first reported Gauthier’s disappearance Friday in a series of Twitter posts. The vehicle

Line of Duty’s treatment of Terry shows how common ablism is

Consistently in the show, Terry (played by disabled actor Tommy Jessop) has been infantilised (Picture: BBC/World Productions/Steffan Hill)During a recent Line of Duty episode in which a witness was trying to tell DS Chris Lomax (Perry Fitzpatrick) that the man she saw looked ‘different’ to the photo she was shown, he took a moment and responded ‘Different, different?’ The witness nodded, as they both understood this to mean that the man they were talking about has a visible learning disability.  The same…

Reds vs. Diamondbacks prediction: Ride with hot Cincinnati

With a record of 5-1 heading into Saturday, the Reds were off to a fast start this season. They are in Arizona this weekend, and the Reds’ Jose De Leon (0-0, ERA 3.60) will match sliders with the D’backs Luke Weaver (0-0, ERA 4.76) on Sunday. Both starters have trouble keeping the ball in the park. De Leon allowed two runs (both solo homers) to the Pirates in his first start, though he fanned nine in five frames. Weaver allowed three runs (all solo homers) to the Rockies. The COVID-shortened season wasn’t

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says loss of All-Star game will hurt minorities : TheGrio

Georgia’s Republican governor on Saturday stepped up his attack on Major League Baseball’s decision to pull this summer’s All-Star Game from the state in response to a sweeping new voting law, saying the move politicized the sport and would hurt minority-owned businesses. “It’s minority-owned businesses that have been hit harder than most because of an invisible virus by no fault of their own,” Gov. Brian Kemp said. “And these are the same minority businesses that are

Two great-grandkids named after Prince Philip ‘but he never got to meet’

Princess Eugenie and Zara Tindall honoured their grandpa by naming their new sons after him (Picture: Princess Eugenie Instagram/Getty)Two great-grandchildren of Prince Philip were touchingly named after him – but it is thought he never got the chance to meet them. Princess Eugenie and Zara Tindall both paid touching tributes to their beloved grandfather by choosing Philip for the middle names of their newborn sons earlier this year. Eugenie, 31, the youngest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, and…

NFL futures wagering steals for 2021 season

Baseball has begun, and the NBA is in the dog days of a long but condensed regular season. Which leads me to one question: Are you ready for some football? The draft is fast approaching, so now is the time to start studying for the exam that begins this September with a new 17-game regular season. The Buccaneers won the Super Bowl after being 60/1 in March 2020. Washington won the NFC East as a 20/1 dog, Aaron Rodgers was the NFL’s most valuable player at 25/1 preseason odds, and Kevin Stefanski helped cash 18/1 odds…

UNC eyes new names for 3 buildings tied to white supremacy : TheGrio

The University of North Carolina is eying new names for three buildings on its flagship Chapel Hill campus named for people with white supremacist and racist ties. The News & Observer reports that an advisory committee met Thursday to discuss potential names. The committee will select a list of names for the university’s chancellor to consider recommending to the board of trustees. Students walk through the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MA Woman Anne Stout ID’d As Passenger In Saturday Maine Fatal Motorcycle Crash

THECOUNT.COM "ALWAYS OPEN! Since 2005!" - April 11, 2021 YORK COUNTY, ME. (THECOUNT) — Anne Stout, of Maynard, Massachusetts, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday morning motorcycle crash in York County, Maine. Stout, 50, was killed while riding as a passenger on a motorcycle operated by Gerald Gibson, 51, of Sanford, Maine, late Saturday morning near Lyman, Maine. TRENDING: NC Man Demar Floyd ID'd As Victim In Saturday Night Fatal Winston-Salem Drive-By Shooting CLICK PHOTOS TO SEE MORE

Queen ‘attends private Windsor Castle mass’ after Prince Philip dies

The Queen attended a mass privately in Windsor Castle today following the death of Prince Philip. The Duke of Edinburgh died ‘peacefully’ at Windsor Castle on Friday, April 9, Buckingham Palace said. This is a breaking news story, more to follow soon… Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at webnews@metro.co.uk. For more stories like this, check our news page. Get your need-to-know latest news, feel-good stories, analysis and more

With Warning to Democrats, Manchin Points the Way for Biden’s Agenda

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, March 24, 2021. (Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times) WASHINGTON — Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., flashed a warning sign for President Joe Biden’s infrastructure ambitions this week, renewing his pleas for fellow Democrats not to ram through a large spending bill without first working to compromise with Republicans who have panned the president’s plans. In a divided Washington, the chances that such a compromise will materialize are slim — at…

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