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Rangers' simple goal for new season: make the playoffs again

Sep. 27, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

A year ago, the New York Rangers were coming off a bevy of changes to the front office, the coaching staff and the roster. The result was a run to the Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers are preparing for the new season with an eye on returning to the postseason again. ...

`Otello,' Rossini's not Verdi's, staged in Philadelphia

Sep. 26, 2022 10:59 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rossini’s “Otello” premiered in 1816, and the musical adaptation of Shakespeare's famous play was a hit for seven decades. Then Verdi’s version debuted in 1887 and was acclaimed as a pinnacle of the art form, causing Rossini’s version to recede into a rarity. ...

Spieth goes 5-0 as Americans rule Presidents Cup again

Sep. 25, 2022 21:00 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Americans won the Presidents Cup again, no asterisk needed. Sure, the International team lost at least four players — maybe more — who defected to Saudi-funded LIV Golf and were deemed ineligible by the PGA Tour. It had eight rookies...

'Captain America' fixes hurricane hit roofs in New Orleans

Sep. 21, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Actor Anthony Mackie was not carrying his Captain America shield when he returned to his hometown of New Orleans to help repair hurricane-damaged roofs but for people in his old neighborhood knowing their tarp-covered roofs were getting repaired was a blockbuster hit. ...

Tom Kim a fresh face for Internationals in Presidents Cup

Sep. 21, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tom Kim can be excused for his mistake Wednesday. The Presidents Cup is new for the 20-year-old South Korean, just like it is for seven other players on the International team that face a daunting task at Quail Hollow. Only this was more a math mistake than a...

World Cup captains want to wear rainbow armbands in Qatar

Sep. 21, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA came under pressure Wednesday from several European soccer federations who want their captains to wear an armband with a rainbow heart design during World Cup games in Qatar to campaign against discrimination. France and Germany, the last two World Cup champions,...

US guarding against overconfidence in Presidents Cup

Sep. 20, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The American team room at Quail Hollow has photos of winning teams from the Presidents Cup over the years, and it's a wonder there's room for all of them. The matches began in 1994. The Americans have lost just once. Captain Davis Love III...

Review: A classic battle epic in ‘The Woman King’

Sep. 18, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

Viola Davis should have been leading armies this whole time. In “ The Woman King,” the always regal Oscar-winner is a mass of muscle, battle wounds and world weariness as General Nanisca, the head of the Agojie, an all-female unit of warriors who protected the West African...

Queen's death is reminder of disappearing WWII generation

Sep. 17, 2022 10:45 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The long goodbye for Queen Elizabeth II is a reminder of a broader truth playing out with little fanfare across Britain: The nation is bidding farewell to the men and women who fought the country’s battles during World War II. The queen, who served as a mechanic and...

Queen's death is reminder of disappearing WWII generation

Sep. 16, 2022 14:27 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The long goodbye for Queen Elizabeth II is a reminder of a broader truth playing out with little fanfare across Britain: The nation is bidding farewell to the men and women who fought the country’s battles during World War II. The queen, who served as a mechanic and...