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After Barstool bashing, Goodfellas supporters turned out

Oct. 20, 2018 1:09 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A harsh review of a Lexington pizza slice went viral last Monday night as thousands of Barstool Sports fans took to Yelp to trash the popular restaurant online. Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy posted a video to Twitter giving Goodfellas Pizzeria in the Distillery District a "0.0"...

Cardinals offensive coordinator gone after blowout loss

Oct. 19, 2018 5:24 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy a day after the team was blown out at home by the Denver Broncos on national television. First-year head coach Steve Wilks said Friday that quarterbacks coach Byron Leftwich will take over the job for a club that is 1-6, the...

Manning stresses importance of financial literacy for kids

Oct. 19, 2018 3:01 PM EDT

Eli Manning recognizes that the numbers in a playbook aren't the only important statistics. Manning wants children, including his three daughters, to have a strong set of financial skills. "I think it's so important for kids to understand what it means to save, to have a budget, to be smart about spending money,"...

Serena's coach says in-match coaching would boost tennis

Oct. 18, 2018 2:51 PM EDT

Serena Williams' coach says in-match coaching should be allowed in tennis to help the sport's popularity. Patrick Mouratoglou, who admitted he used banned hand signals to try to help Williams during her loss in the U.S. Open final, wrote Thursday in a posting on Twitter that making coaching part of the spectacle...

Animation film fest rescinds Kobe Bryant invite after outcry

Oct. 17, 2018 7:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant was dropped Wednesday from the jury of an animated film festival after calls for the former NBA star's ouster over a 2003 rape allegation. Eric Beckman the CEO of GKIDS, the company that organizes the Animation Is Film Festival, announced the move. "After discussions with the...

The Latest: Georgia's Tom Crean wants what Saban, Izzo had

Oct. 17, 2018 7:19 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Southeastern Conference media day (all times Eastern): 7:10 p.m. Tom Crean wanted what Nick Saban and Tom Izzo had: A strong relationship between the basketball and football coach. Crean thinks he is building that with Georgia football coach Kirby Smart. He was a...

AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming

Oct. 17, 2018 12:43 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Houston Astros may be defending more than their World Series title. The champions are under scrutiny after Cleveland filed a complaint to Major League Baseball about a man associated with Houston attempting to film in the Indians' dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series last...

Coach Kobe: Bryant shares philosophies on how to reach kids

Oct. 16, 2018 3:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call him Coach Kobe. Kobe Bryant sounded just as passionate about coaching his daughter's middle-school basketball team as he was about playing for the Los Angeles Lakers under Phil Jackson as he held court about his coaching philosophies and the state of youth sports on Tuesday. Bryant...

Trump's '60 Minutes' interview lags behind Stormy Daniels'

Oct. 16, 2018 3:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump reached 11.7 million viewers for his "60 Minutes" interview on Sunday — or just over half the audience that Stormy Daniels had on the CBS newsmagazine last spring. Daniels, the porn star who alleged an affair with Trump before he became president, drew 22.1 million...

Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 8-14

Oct. 16, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 8-14. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Kansas City at New England, NBC, 21.11 million. 2. NFL Football: Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, Fox, 14.76 million. 3. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 13.68 million. 4. "The Big...