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NBA features two Game 7s Sunday between teams that have experienced both ends of blowouts

May. 18, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver coach Michael Malone calls them “the two greatest words in sports.” Game 7. The NBA has two of them Sunday, and all four teams — the Nuggets, Timberwolves, Knicks and Pacers — have experienced both ends of blowouts in their otherwise...

Stewart helps New York top Indiana again 91-80 despite strong game from Caitlin Clark

May. 18, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlin Clark had the best game of her young professional career. It still wasn't enough for the Indiana Fever to come away with their first victory of the season. Breanna Stewart scored 24 points to lead a balanced New York offense as the Liberty beat Clark and the...

The stuff that Coppola’s dreams are made of: The director on building ‘Megalopolis’

May. 18, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Of the many quotations and slogans that flitter through Francis Ford Coppola’s idea-stuffed, open-hearted, unabashedly optimistic “Megalopolis,” one that particularly resonates with the director is: “When we leap into the unknown, we prove that we’re free.” ...

Dabney Coleman, actor who specialized in curmudgeons, dies at 92

May. 17, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dabney Coleman, the mustachioed character actor who specialized in smarmy villains like the chauvinist boss in "9 to 5" and the nasty TV director in "Tootsie," has died. He was 92. Coleman died Thursday at his home in Santa Monica, his daughter, Quincy Coleman, said...

Man charged in random assault on actor Steve Buscemi in New York

May. 17, 2024 18:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man wanted in connection with the random attack on actor Steve Buscemi on a New York City street earlier this month was arrested on an assault charge Friday, police said. The 66-year-old star of “Boardwalk Empire” and “Fargo” was walking in midtown...

Federal judge hears challenges to NYC’s fee for drivers into Manhattan

May. 17, 2024 18:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s first-in-the-nation plan to levy a hefty toll on drivers entering much of traffic-choked Manhattan was the focus of a legal battle that played out in federal court Friday. A Manhattan judge heard arguments in lawsuits brought by unionized public school...

Tick season has arrived. Protect yourself with these tips

May. 17, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colorado (AP) — Tick season is starting across the U.S., and experts are warning the bloodsuckers may be as plentiful as ever. Another mild winter and other favorable factors likely means the 2024 tick population will be equal to last year or larger, some researchers...

Francis Ford Coppola debuts 'Megalopolis' in Cannes, and the reviews are in

May. 17, 2024 05:12 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Francis Ford Coppola on Thursday premiered his self-financed opus “Megalopolis” at the Cannes Film Festival, unveiling a wildly ambitious passion project the 85-year-old director has been pondering for decades. Reviews ranged from “a folly of gargantuan...

New York Rangers beat Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 to advance to Eastern Conference Final

May. 16, 2024 21:46 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New York Rangers beat Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 to advance to Eastern Conference Final.

Pacers hope home cooking energizes push to even series with New York, force Game 7

May. 16, 2024 18:19 PM EDT

The Indiana Pacers' season is on the brink. It's win or it's over. So the last playoff team with a perfect home record has to dig deep and make the most of the energy it receives from its own crowd as it tries to rebound from an embarrassing loss at New York with a season-saving win...