Man dead, woman injured by trees in NYC as Isaias rages

Man dead, woman injured by trees in NYC as Isaias rages

Tropical Storm Isaias claimed at least one New Yorker on Tuesday and critically injured another, authorities said. A man was killed in Queens when a tree wrenched loose by the storm’s powerful winds smashed into his car Tuesday afternoon and a woman was critically injured by a flying branch in Brooklyn, authorities said. The 60-year-old man … Read more

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Riot Games addresses burnout and crunch by giving employees a week off

Riot Games addresses burnout and crunch by giving employees a week off

Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends and Valorant, will be giving employees the week of August 10th off to “disconnect, recharge, and reboot,” the studio announced in a blog post published Tuesday. Riot has recently expanded beyond its global smash hit League of Legends, including releasing auto battler Teamfight Tactics, Hearthstone-like card game … Read more

Ex-Yankees prospect James Kaprielian gets call-up with Athletics

Ex-Yankees prospect James Kaprielian gets call-up with Athletics

As Sonny Gray continues to thrive in Cincinnati, one of the prospects the Yankees gave up to acquire him from the A’s three years ago is finally set to make his MLB debut. Oakland announced Tuesday that James Kaprielian had been recalled from their alternate site. The right-hander was called up to replace another right-hander, … Read more

‘Mulan’ to skip theaters for Disney+ premiere

‘Mulan’ to skip theaters for Disney+ premiere

In another major blow to movie theaters, Disney announced “Mulan” will forgo its planned theatrical release. Instead, the movie will premiere on Disney Plus on Sept. 4 for a rental price of $29.99. Originally scheduled to open on March 27, “Mulan” was meant to be one of Disney’s major theatrical releases for the year. The … Read more

Man blew COVID-19 relief on strip clubs, Rolex: Feds

Man blew COVID-19 relief on strip clubs, Rolex: Feds

A Texas man allegedly blew coronavirus relief loans meant for small businesses on strip clubs, a brand-new Lamborghini and a Rolex watch, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Lee Price III, 29, is accused of scamming the US government’s Payment Protection Program out of more than $1.6 million by claiming he needed the cash for payroll expenses, … Read more

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Rangers turning to Igor Shesterkin with season on the line

Rangers turning to Igor Shesterkin with season on the line

Igor Shesterkin is back, just in time to try to save the Rangers. Igor Shesterkin will start Game 3 tonight for the Rangers.Getty Images After being deemed unfit to play in the first two games of the Stanley Cup qualifiers against the Hurricanes, both of which the Rangers lost with Henrik Lundqvist in net, Shesterkin … Read more

Mulan coming to Disney Plus in September

Mulan coming to Disney Plus in September

Disney’s live-action Mulan will come to Disney Plus. The remake of the 1998 animated film was supposed to hit theaters, but it got pulled when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States. Since then, the movie’s release date has been pushed further and further throughout the summer. On July 23, Disney removed Mulan from the … Read more