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President Donald Trump walks to his vehicle after arriving at Philadelphia International Airport, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 02, 2018 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell praised President Donald Trump's "leadership and determination" for pushing through an aspect of the revamped North American trade agreement that would allow local TV ads to be shown in Canada during Super Bowl broadcasts. Goodell issued a statement...
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This image released by Fox shows Tim Allen in a scene from "Last Man Standing," which reached 8.1 million viewers on Fox last Friday night. (Fox via AP)
October 02, 2018 - 6:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After the first week of the television season, Tim Allen has bragging rights over Candice Bergen. The return of Allen's sitcom, "Last Man Standing," reached 8.1 million viewers on Fox last Friday night. That was more than the 7.5 million people who tuned into the revival of Bergen's...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia speaks to the media in the dugout prior to a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, in Arlington, Texas. Scioscia says he would like to keep managing next season. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)
September 25, 2018 - 1:16 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Scioscia says he would like to keep managing next year. The longtime skipper of the Los Angeles Angels has been widely expected to step down after the regular season concludes this week. His comments to KLAA-AM radio Monday night suggested he is open to returning for a...
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Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young speaks to reporters during their NBA basketball media day Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
September 24, 2018 - 4:29 pm
The Latest on NBA media day from around the league on Monday (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vince Carter already has the attention of his young Atlanta teammates. Entering his 20th and likely final season in the NBA, the 41-year-old Carter joined the Hawks on a one-year contract to mentor players...
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September 24, 2018 - 6:03 am
PARIS (AP) — A woman will win the most prestigious individual trophy in soccer for the first time this year. Awarded every year by France Football magazine since Stanley Matthews won it in 1956, the Ballon d'Or for the best player of the year will be given to both a woman and a man on Dec. 3 in...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2018, file photo, LeBron James speaks at the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. The NBA offseason is over. Media day - the day where most of the league's 30 teams will have players and coaches answer questions about how they spent their summer vacation and discuss other more-pertinent matters - is Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, around the league. James will draw much attention as he speaks in a Los Angeles Lakers jersey. (AP Photo/Phil Long, File)
September 24, 2018 - 2:38 am
The NBA offseason is over. Media day — the day where most of the league's 30 teams will have players and coaches answer questions about how they spent their summer vacation and discuss other more-pertinent matters — is Monday around the league. Dallas and Philadelphia got their media-day...
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FILE -This March 29, 2017 file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. British regulator says Comcast has won an auction to formally bid for broadcaster Sky, on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
September 22, 2018 - 5:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — Comcast has emerged as the top bidder for European broadcaster Sky after a rare auction held by British regulators. After three rounds of secret bidding on Friday and Saturday, Comcast offered the higher price of 17.28 pounds ($22.58) per share for Sky, the equivalent of nearly 30...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, of Australia, poses for a photograph during media day at the NBA basketball team's practice facility, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Camden. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
September 21, 2018 - 2:54 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Ben Simmons is set to turn the 76ers into must-see TV. But he hopes to have another smash hit off the court. NBC has given a script commitment to "Brotherly Love," loosely based on the life of the Aussie-born NBA rookie of the year. Deadline described the pitch like this: "...
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Melbourne-based newspaper Herald Sun displays a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great, in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. The newspaper defended its cartoonist Mark Knight's depiction of Williams and is asserting the condemnation, which has come from all parts of the world, is driven by political correctness. (AP Photo)
September 12, 2018 - 1:24 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great has been partially reprinted on the front page of the Melbourne-based newspaper that initially published it. The Herald Sun newspaper printed an edited portion of the...
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People walk by a huge screen showing US Open women's singles champion Naomi Osaka with her trophy, in Tokyo, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
September 10, 2018 - 6:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka's halting Japanese, her manners — she bowed and apologized after beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final — and her simple charm have swelled national pride in Japan and eclipsed many questions about her mixed-race parentage in a famously insular country. Two days...
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