Tag: Arts and entertainment

NFL alumni group updates its playbook to address money game

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As intense and emotional as Richard Sherman is while trying to help his football team win, he's just as passionate when he instructs folks...

Folk activist Judy Collins revisits her first live album

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NEW YORK — When she was 24, folk singer Judy Collins went onstage in New York City to record her first live concert and...

Blart Your Engines: James stars in new Netflix NASCAR comedy

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kevin James fancies himself an everyman in his comedic roles. He’s worked as a mall cop and delivery driver. An...

Pioneering Hollywood casting director Lynn Stalmaster dies

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Lynn Stalmaster, the Oscar-winning casting director whose eye for talent helped launch the careers of John Travolta, Christopher Reeve, Richard Dreyfuss and many other...

Wolves’ Beasley gets 120-day sentence for gun threat

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley was sentenced Tuesday to 120 days in jail after pleading guilty to a felony charge of threats...

Chasing a repeat: Elliott out for 2nd straight NASCAR title

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR's newest champion will wreck one of his best friends to win a race. An exhibition race! Nothing but the...

Ashley Judd describes how she ‘nearly lost’ her leg in Congo

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NEW YORK — Ashley Judd has recounted a painful ordeal she believes almost cost her leg after tripping in a Congolese rainforest and having...

Stevie Wonder awarded Israel’s prestigious Wolf Prize

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JERUSALEM — Music legend Stevie Wonder on Tuesday was awarded Israel's Wolf Prize, headlining a group of laureates in the arts and sciences receiving...

Kate Winslet turns TV sleuth, says she’d flop in real life

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LOS ANGELES — Kate Winslet is playing a police detective on TV, and that’s where her crime-busting ambition ends. ...

‘The Bachelor’ host stepping away after racial controversy

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Chris Harrison, host of “The Bachelor,” says he is stepping down from his TV role and is “ashamed” for his handling of a swirling...