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Jim Fassel, coach who took Giants to Super Bowl, dies at 71

Jun. 08, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

Jim Fassel, whose bold guarantee of a playoff bid late in the 2000 season seemingly catapulted the New York Giants to a spot in the Super Bowl, has died. He was 71. The Giants said Tuesday that family friends informed them of his death. Son John...

Oregon lawmaker faces expulsion in assault on state Capitol

Jun. 07, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker faces being expelled from office after a video emerged apparently showing him choreographing how he would let far-right protesters into the closed Oregon Capitol days before he did so in December. The crowd entered the...

From the Beatles to Elton John: Oldest DJ's storied career

Jun. 04, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Ray Cordeiro considers himself the luckiest radio DJ in the world. In a storied career spanning over 70 years in Hong Kong, Cordeiro has interviewed superstars including the Beatles and Elton John, and even received an MBE — an order of the British...

Longtime Steelers broadcaster Ilkin retiring to fight ALS

Jun. 03, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers radio analyst Tunch Ilkin is retiring to focus on his fight against ALS. Ilkin, who played 14 years on the offensive line for the Steelers from 1980-1993 and spent the last 23 as a broadcaster for the team, announced his...

Ex-cop hired to probe Wisconsin election has partisan ties

May. 28, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of the retired police officers hired by a top Wisconsin Republican to investigate the presidential election in the battleground state has ties to the GOP and previously led a probe into voter fraud in Milwaukee, work that prosecutors disavowed and that a federal...

Travis, Sexton to team for radio show in Limbaugh's old home

May. 27, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The late Rush Limbaugh's radio syndicators said Thursday they will team personalities Clay Travis and Buck Sexton for a new show in Limbaugh's old time slot. Premiere Radio Networks will offer their program on weekdays from noon to 3 p.m. starting on...

Sued by partner over sale, Taylor says T-wolves won't move

May. 27, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor expressed confidence Thursday that the NBA franchise will remain in Minnesota after it is sold, responding to a federal lawsuit against him by one of his investors alleging breach of contract. Taylor, who also owns the...

Rand Paul says he's skipping vaccine for now, may reconsider

May. 23, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky said on a radio show he won't be getting the COVID-19 vaccine, but that he might change his mind if people who previously contracted the disease are getting reinfected at a greater rate than those who are vaccinated. ...

Boston radio host back on the air a day after Lovato rant

May. 20, 2021 12:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A longtime Boston radio host who abruptly quit at the end of an on-air rant Wednesday after he was told by management to stop joking about singer Demi Lovato’s announcement that they identify as non-binary was back on the air Thursday. “I’m here....

Boston radio show host, told not to talk about Lovato, quits

May. 19, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A popular Boston radio host who's been on the air for four decades abruptly quit Wednesday morning after station management told him to stop making jokes about singer Demi Lovato’s announcement that they identify as non-binary. “I am the biggest of all...