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Shonda Rhimes, iHeartMedia strike 3-year podcast deal

Oct. 16, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes is moving aggressively into the burgeoning podcast world. Rhimes' company, Shondaland, said Wednesday that she will serve as executive producer for podcasts to be distributed by iHeartMedia. Shondaland says it signed a three-year podcast deal with...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Is Clemson being slighted by poll voters?

Oct. 16, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

Clemson has slipped to No. 3 behind No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 LSU in the AP Top 25. Do the Tigers deserve better after two national championships in three seasons? On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions Bank, ESPN's David Hale joins the AP's Ralph Russo to talk about Clemson and why...

AP Top 25 Podcast: How No. 5 LSU unleashed its passing game?

Oct. 9, 2019 3:34 PM EDT

The explosive, spread-the-field passing game that LSU has been over-promising and under-delivering for years is finally reality. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions Bank, Ross Dellenger of Sports Illustrated join AP's Ralph Russo to break down all of Week 7's big games, with deep...

Ramsey's roller-coaster ride has been ongoing for years

Sep. 26, 2019 8:48 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey's three-plus seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars have been far from smooth. Between fighting, trash-talking, getting ejected, being suspended, questioning coaches, ripping quarterbacks and requesting a trade, Ramsey has crammed a career's worth of chaos into 51...

Lawyers' group asks Supreme Court to review 'Serial' case

Sep. 20, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has asked the Supreme Court to review the case of a Maryland man convicted in a case chronicled on the podcast "Serial." News outlets report the group filed an amicus brief in the case of Adnan Syed. The brief says Syed was not given a...

Ramsey 'rocking' with Jags D, just not sure how much longer

Sep. 20, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The defensive shutdown complete, Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey shared a hug and private words with A.J. Bouye, D.J. Hayden and a few other members of a Jacksonville defense that won the day in a 20-7 victory Thursday night over the Tennessee Titans. Hugs of celebration or hugs...

Theater-related podcasts find a hub in new digital network

Sep. 19, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Podcasts are exploding and the world of theater isn't immune. Now comes a digital hub that pulls together a lot of that theater talk — the Broadway Podcast Network. The network , unveiled Thursday, is the brainchild of Tony-winning producer and filmmaker Dori Berinstein and podcast...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Crunching early season numbers

Sep. 18, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

Early in the season it can be difficult to know what to make of teams and results. Who is ranked too high? Who is underrated? On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Bill Connelly of ESPN joins AP's Ralph Russo to sort through the small-sample size haze with some advanced analytics. Connolly's SP+...

AP Top 25 Podcast: How is Fox's new pregame show doing?

Sep. 12, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

Fox has gotten into the pregame show game with Urban Meyer highlighting a lineup filled with big names. How has the "Big Noon Kick Off" done in the early going as it tries to challenge ESPN's "College GameDay?" On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Regions Bank, veteran sports writer John...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Where do FSU and Tennessee go from here?

Sep. 4, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

The first weekend of the college football season featured an epic collapse by Florida State and an embarrassing loss by Tennessee. With two second-year coaches still trying to win over fan bases with high standards for their favorite programs, how will the Seminoles and Volunteers bounce back? Is there such a...