Arts and entertainment

June 01, 2019 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — TNT's first Champions League final used a commentary team from Britain's BT Sport during the first half Saturday rather than the international feed scheduled to air. BT Sport's commentary team of Darren Fletcher, Jermaine Jenas and Steve McManaman referred to upcoming programming...
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May 28, 2019 - 1:38 pm
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — The ESPN+ streaming service has obtained U.S. English-language television rights for the Copa America, South America's soccer championship. ESPN, part of The Walt Disney Co., said Tuesday all 26 matches will be streamed. None will be televised by ESPN's linear broadcast...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, winner of the 2019 Indianapolis 500 auto race, poses during the traditional winners photo session at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Monday, May 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 27, 2019 - 9:26 pm
NBC's first-ever broadcast of the Indianapolis 500 showed an 11% ratings increase over last season according to NBC, Nielsen and Abode Analytics. Sunday's race averaged a combined 5.446 million viewers watching on NBC and online via NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. The audience peaked at 6.7...
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Manchester United Legend's David Beckham celebrates scoring his side's fifth goal of the game during the legends match between Manchester United Legends and Bayern Munich Legens at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
May 26, 2019 - 4:25 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against a Bayern Munich team in the "Treble Reunion" match — 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final. Fans young...
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May 25, 2019 - 5:47 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Bale remembers hunkering down in front of a television set with his father to watch Formula One races, back in the glory days of Alain Prost, Jacques Laffite and Nelson Piquet. They even went to Brands Hatch before F1 left the circuit near Kent, England. So the actor...
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FILE - In this May 23, 1976, file photo, Janet Guthrie talks to racing car owner-builder Rolla Vollstedt, left, and A.J. Foyt, right, in the pits of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis. There was no warm reception for Janet Guthrie when she arrived at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 43 years ago. She wanted a spot in the biggest race in the world and her competitors didn't want her anywhere near the Indianapolis 500. (AP Photo/File)
May 25, 2019 - 11:17 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Janet Guthrie did not receive a warm reception when she arrived at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 43 years ago. The former aerospace engineer had become a race car driver — unheard of during her era — and Guthrie wanted a spot in the Indianapolis 500, the biggest race in the world...
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May 23, 2019 - 10:39 am
NBCSN will broadcast an interview with Lance Armstrong following Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals. The network announced Thursday that the 30-minute special will start after the game on Wednesday night. Armstrong will discuss his career with Mike Tirico in "Lance Armstrong: Next Stage." The...
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Marcia, left, and Gregory Abbott leave federal court, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Boston, where they pleaded guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 22, 2019 - 4:48 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A married couple and a California businessman are the latest parents to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scam. Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio entered their pleas Wednesday in Boston federal court. They are among 14 parents who have agreed to admit to...
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Gordon Caplan, center, arrives at federal court Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Boston, where he is scheduled to plead guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 21, 2019 - 3:50 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A New York lawyer and a Napa Valley vintner have admitted to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme. Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. Caplan was co-chairman of the prominent law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher. The...
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This image released by HBO shows soccer star Diego Maradona in a scene from "Maradona." Constructed from over 500 hours of footage, the documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Maradona, who played for S.S.C. Napoli in the 1980s. (HBO via AP)
May 21, 2019 - 1:29 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — Asif Kapadia initially passed when, in 2012, producer Paul Martin approached him about making a documentary on Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona. Kapadia had just finished "Senna," his ground-breaking 2010 documentary on the late Brazilian Formula One racer Ayrton Senna...
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