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Lee Phillip Bell, co-creator of popular soaps, dies at 91

Feb. 27, 2020 12:09 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lee Phillip Bell, who co-created “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful” and hosted her own daytime talk show in Chicago for 33 years, has died. She was 91. Bell died Tuesday of natural causes at her home in Los Angeles, according to Eva...

Connecticut guard Christyn Williams (13) drives to the basket against Cincinnati guard Florence Sifa, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Walker scores 25 as No. 6 UConn women beat Cincinnati 105-58

Feb. 26, 2020 11:16 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Three players scored at least 20 points, one of them breaking out of a deep slump. UConn put up 100 points for the first time this season. All along, the sixth-ranked Huskies have envisioned themselves doing it more often. Megan Walker scored 25 points, freshman Anna Makurat added 20, and...

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid celebrates after a three-point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Sixers' Embiid fined for flipping off Hawk, cursing on air

Feb. 26, 2020 1:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid $25,000 on Wednesday, two days after he made an obscene gesture on the court and used profane language during a live television interview. In announcing the fine, the NBA noted that the amount “reflects his multiple prior violations...

This image released by ABC shows Constance Wu, from left, Lucille Soong, Hudson Yang and Randall Park in a scene from the series finale of

'Criminal Minds,' 'Fresh Off the Boat' end on ratings high

Feb. 26, 2020 12:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two long-running series — CBS drama “Criminal Minds” and ABC's “Fresh Off the Boat” — ended their runs last week with modest bumps in the ratings. The investigators on “Criminal Minds” concluded their 15th and last season by chasing a...

Dick Bank, who called '64 Olympic track upset, dies at 90

Feb. 25, 2020 9:36 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Bank, whose excited television call of “Look at Mills! Look at Mills!” alerted American Billy Mills' stunning upset in the 10,000 meters at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, has died. He was 90. Tom Walsh, a longtime friend, said Bank died of heart failure Sunday at his home in...

FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, Cristie Kerr reacts to her approach shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Kerr will be part of Golf Channel's broadcast team at the Honda Classic this week. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Cristie Kerr brings her views to TV at Honda Classic

Feb. 25, 2020 2:48 PM EST

Cristie Kerr returns to action this week on the golf course without her clubs: Golf Channel is using the 20-time LPGA Tour winner for the Honda Classic. This is more dipping toes in the water instead of a plunge. “I struck up a friendship with Golf Channel recently thinking that I'm going to get into...

Two people wear masks as they visit the newly opened Japan Olympic Museum located near the New National Stadium, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

Feb. 25, 2020 12:23 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to postpone or move it. Dick Pound, a former Canadian...

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ABC's 'For Life' hopes to change the way we see network TV

Feb. 25, 2020 10:29 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Nicholas Pinnock doesn't just believe his new network TV show can save lives. He believes it can save network TV, too. Pinnock stars in “For Life,” ABC's mid-season drama about a prison inmate unjustly incarcerated who becomes a lawyer. Social justice issues are baked...

Fans watch the live stream of a public memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

The Latest: Kobe Bryant service ends with Oscar-winning film

Feb. 24, 2020 3:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the public memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in downtown Los Angeles (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A selection from the short film “Dear Basketball” that won Kobe Bryant an Academy Award played on the big screens at Staples Center to wrap up a...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 1-7

Feb. 24, 2020 12:45 PM EST

March 1: Actor Robert Clary ("Hogan's Heroes") is 94. Singer-actor Harry Belafonte is 93. Singer Mike D'Abo of Manfred Mann is 76. Singer Roger Daltrey of The Who is 76. Actor Dirk Benedict ("The A Team") is 75. Actor-director Ron Howard is 66. Country singer Janis Gill (aka Janis Oliver Cummins) of Sweethearts...