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Nicklaus-Palmer still the standard in golf rivalries

Nov. 20, 2018 7:30 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus says if he were in a high-stakes match in Las Vegas in his prime, the most compelling opponent would be Arnold Palmer. Never mind that he considers his toughest rival to be Tom Watson. Or that he finished runner-up to Lee Trevino in majors four times in seven...

45 years after her nomination, Cicely Tyson gets her Oscar

Nov. 15, 2018 2:31 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cicely Tyson received her first and only Oscar nomination in 1972. It was for best actress for her work in "Sounder," which she thinks of as her first major role. She wasn't called to the stage that year — Liza Minnelli was for "Cabaret" — but now 45 years later, Tyson is...

The Latest: Fitzgerald passes TO on yards receiving list

Nov. 15, 2018 10:51 AM EST

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST): 5 p.m. Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald has passed Hall of Famer Terrell Owens to move into second place on the career yards-receiving list. The 15th-year player had six catches for 50 yards to up his total to 15,952 — moving 18 ahead of Owens...

Mana honored as Latin Grammys' Person of the Year

Nov. 15, 2018 3:22 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican rock band Mana became the first group ever to be honored as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year Wednesday, when its four members were recognized during a star-studded tribute concert for their creative accomplishments and philanthropic efforts. Lead vocalist Fher...

Federer beats Thiem to get back on track at ATP Finals

Nov. 13, 2018 6:02 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Sometimes no practice makes perfect — for Roger Federer anyway. After cancelling his training session a day earlier, Federer produced a much-improved performance to get his campaign for a seventh ATP Finals title back on track with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Dominic Thiem on Tuesday....

Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire

Nov. 13, 2018 2:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home in a deadly California wildfire, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus' charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation. "Miley and Liam lost their home but are very grateful to be safe along with their animals! Their...

Djokovic cruises past Isner in ATP Finals opener

Nov. 12, 2018 6:14 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The opening matches at the ATP Finals led to a debate over whether conditions at the O2 Arena were trickier than in past years. Novak Djokovic ended it. The Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion made an impressive start to his campaign for a sixth title by dismissing John Isner 6-4, 6-3 on Monday....

8,000 pizzas sent to hungry voters stuck in long poll lines

Nov. 7, 2018 1:25 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A group sent 8,000 pizzas to hungry voters as they waited in long lines that plagued polling places across the country Tuesday. The group Pizza to the Polls collects social media reports of long lines and doles out pizzas accordingly. The nonprofit enjoyed a boost in recent days because of...

Elton John remembers Aretha Franklin at his annual AIDS gala

Nov. 6, 2018 3:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John said he stood by the stage and sobbed at his foundation's gala last year as Aretha Franklin made her final public performance. "I was shocked to see how thin she was, and she just smiled her sweet smile at me and said, 'I didn't want to let you down,'" he told The Associated...

Bruce Springsteen, Seth Meyers headline veterans fundraiser

Nov. 6, 2018 8:03 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen teamed up with country star Eric Church on a version of "Working on the Highway" and Jon Stewart laced into Donald Trump at a bawdy event Monday in New York that gathered comedians and musicians to help raise money for military veterans. Springsteen, a vocal critic of...