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Writer Jayson Stark, late broadcaster Helfer honored by Hall

Jul. 20, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Jayson Stark accepted the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing on Saturday afternoon at Cooperstown's Doubleday Field, and he was moved by the moment. "I am literally living the dream. It feels like it is happening to somebody else," said Stark,...

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack on Trump

Jul. 20, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is reminding employees of the network's policy to avoid talking about politics after radio talk show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and his recent racist comments and ESPN itself on the air this week. The reminder went out Friday to all employees, including Le...

Woman blames daughter for beating grandma over game volume

Jul. 11, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A woman has asked a judge to dismiss charges that she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older woman was listening to a Pittsburgh Steelers' game too loudly on the radio. Lawyers for Delores Amorino filed legal documents Wednesday that claimed her now...

Concerts, fireworks and a military parade mark July Fourth

Jul. 4, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The national holiday to mark America's birth as a country has been filled with parades, concerts, competitive eating and, of course, fireworks. Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, New York and other places around the country are holding massive celebrations with big name artists like Jennifer...

Kacey Musgraves' museum exhibit allows her time to reflect

Jul. 2, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kacey Musgraves' career has been moving and changing fast over the last couple of years, leaving little time for reflection until she saw her life chronicled behind museum glass. Musgraves is the subject of a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum that opens...

Cody Johnson is bridging the Texas-Nashville musical gap

Jul. 1, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ever since Willie Nelson left Nashville in the early 1970s to return to Texas, there's been a large chasm between the "red dirt" country artists working primarily in Texas and Oklahoma and the polished, radio friendly music being produced in Nashville. Even today, there's a separate...

Former radio host engaged to Minnesota lieutenant governor

Jun. 30, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan says she is engaged to a former Minnesota Public Radio host who lost his morning show in 2018 after he disclosed their relationship. Flanagan tweeted Sunday morning about her engagement to Tom Weber. She said that she is "so excited to spend the rest of...

Michael Jackson's popularity endures, even after new scandal

Jun. 23, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The documentary "Leaving Neverland" presented a disturbing depiction of Michael Jackson as a child molester, but the initial wave of negative publicity hasn't greatly diminished the King of Pop's image or the enduring popularity of his music. Many believe Jackson's musical legacy is...

Nick Cannon to host morning show on LA radio station

Jun. 14, 2019 2:25 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Cannon is coming to radio. Meruelo Media on Friday announced the rapper, comedian and actor is joining Los Angeles hip-hop radio station Power 106 as host of its morning show. "Nick Cannon Mornings" launches Monday from 5 to 10 a.m. In a statement, Cannon says he's honored for the...

From St. Louis to Tokyo, Blues fan celebrates a Stanley Cup

Jun. 13, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — I can't imagine there were many St. Louis Blues fans farther from their hometown than I was when the team finally won its first Stanley Cup. If not, my kicker is that I actually attended Blues games that first season in 1967-68. Others talk about being long-suffering fans. They've got nothing...