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NFL, iHeartMedia teaming up to launch podcast network

Apr. 19, 2021 11:07 AM EDT

The NFL is making a more aggressive push into podcasting. The league announced Monday it will partner with iHeartMedia in launching a podcast network. iHeart will distribute podcasts currently produced by the league's media division. The two parties will also team up to...

Alma Wahlberg, mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, dies at 78

Apr. 18, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

Alma Wahlberg, the mother of entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and a regular on their reality series “Wahlburgers,” has died, her sons said on social media Sunday. She was 78. “My angel. Rest in peace,” Mark Wahlberg tweeted. Donnie...

Felix Silla, Cousin Itt on TV's 'Addams Family,' dies at 84

Apr. 17, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Felix Silla, who starred as the hairy Cousin Itt on “The Addams Family” and a robot on “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century,” has died. He was 84. Silla’s representative, Bonnie Vent, said in an emailed statement Saturday that the actor died...

Bond for food show star's spouse accused in child's death

Apr. 16, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina judge set bond Friday for the husband of the winner of a Food Network cooking competition show, who along with his wife, is accused in the death of their 3-year-old foster daughter. Judge Letitia Verdin set bond at $150,000 for...

Column: The Tokyo Olympics will go on, but in name only

Apr. 16, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

In 1964, less than two decades removed from World War II, Japan used the Summer Olympics to showcase its astonishing recovery from a horrific defeat. It was an undeniable triumph for the host nation. This time, the Tokyo Games will be a...

The pandemic has upended the Oscars. Good, producers say

Apr. 16, 2021 08:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ninety seconds. That’s how quickly Steven Soderbergh believes the Academy Awards will convince viewers that this year’s telecast is different. The concept for the show, which Soderbergh is producing with Stacey Sher and Jesse Collins, is to treat the...

Fast data off fast boats to highlight SailGP's second season

Apr. 15, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

The second season of the SailGP global league will be awash in data that will benefit sailors as well as TV viewers, thanks to its association with tech billionaire Larry Ellison, the cofounder of Oracle Corp. Starting with the opener of the pandemic-delayed season April...

9 deceased new members of Hall of Fame to be honored in May

Apr. 15, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The nine new members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame who are deceased will be honored in a television special next month. Eight men who were selected for the 2020 centennial class and one from the 2021 group will be recognized. They are Bobby...

NFL reprises Draft-a-Thon to raise money for pandemic relief

Apr. 15, 2021 09:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is bringing back the Draft-a-Thon that raised money last year for charities dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. The league announced Thursday that this year’s three-day fundraiser coinciding with the NFL draft April 29-May 1 and hosted by...

Premier Lacrosse to visit 11 venues from coast to coast

Apr. 14, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Premier Lacrosse League on Wednesday announced the schedule for its third season, and its tour-based model includes stops in 11 major markets from coast to coast. Opening weekend for the eight-team league begins June 4 at Gillette Stadium in...