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Clemson's dominance provides lift for struggling ACC

Oct. 16, 2019 12:44 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson is once again sitting atop the Atlantic Coast Conference — and the third-ranked Tigers are putting the struggling league on their back and bringing the ACC along for the championship ride. The ACC hasn't had much to hang its hat on this football season with Clemson the...

Nielsen's top programs for Oct. 7-13

Oct. 15, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 7-13. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: N.Y. Giants at New England, Fox, 16.26 million. 2. NFL Football: Pittsburgh at L.A. Chargers, NBC, 14.89 million. 3. "60 Minutes," CBS, 12.41 million. 4. NFL...

North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup qualifier

Oct. 15, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw Tuesday in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang. Specific details of the game weren't immediately available. South Korean soccer officials were unable to watch a telecast of the historic game at Kim...

Seen but not heard: Lakers, Nets, NBA are silent in Shanghai

Oct. 10, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

LeBron James raised his arms in appreciation of the cheering crowd in Shanghai shortly after the final buzzer, then removed his headband and flipped it toward some ticketholders clamoring for a one-of-a-kind souvenir. He was seen. He wasn't heard, though. Nor was any other player or coach in China, in an NBA game...

HBO Sports 24/7 series to profile surfer Kelly Slater

Oct. 10, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO Sports' 24/7 series will profile professional surfer Kelly Slater in December. The one-hour episode, which will premiere on Dec. 3 at 9 p.m. EST, will focus on Slater's preparations leading up to the Billabong Pipe Masters in December in Hawaii, the last leg in the World Surf League's...

Seoul unsure if North Korea will air World Cup qualifier

Oct. 10, 2019 1:34 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it's unclear if North Korea will allow a live broadcast when it hosts the South's national soccer team for a World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang next Tuesday. Seoul's Unification Ministry, which deals with inter-Korean affairs, said the North has been...

Rape accusations against Lauer ensnares NBC management

Oct. 10, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two years after Matt Lauer was abruptly fired by NBC News for sexual misconduct, more questions are emerging about the former "Today" show host's behavior and whether bosses looked the other way at problems involving one of the network's biggest stars. The allegations are laid out in "Catch...

Amid rift with China, will the NBA be forced to apologize?

Oct. 9, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

When major corporations have done something to anger Chinese authorities in recent years, the playbook has called for one thing: an apology. Marriott issued one. So did Delta. Mercedes-Benz, too. The NBA, embroiled in a rift caused by a tweet expressing support for pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong, has...

With China rift ongoing, NBA says free speech remains vital

Oct. 8, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China's state broadcaster canceled plans to show a pair of preseason games in that...

Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 30-Oct. 6

Oct. 8, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 30-Oct. 6. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Indianapolis at Kansas City, NBC, 18.13 million. 2. "NFL Postgame," Fox, 17.49 million. 3. NFL Football: L.A. Rams at Seattle, Fox, 14.41 million. 4....