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League of Legends eyes US boost with 'Esports 101' show

Oct. 19, 2018 2:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Esports fans are gathering by the thousands in South Korea this month to watch the world's top League of Legends players show off their skill and expertise. In the United States, the game's publisher is hoping to draw a more casual crowd by starting with an important question: What is...

Cardinals offensive coordinator gone after blowout loss

Oct. 19, 2018 1:39 PM EDT

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

Bette Midler, Brooke Shields among 'Murphy Brown' guests

Oct. 18, 2018 9:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS' "Murphy Brown" revival. Midler was on the original sitcom as Caprice, one of many difficult, short-tenured secretaries to Candice Bergen's Murphy. CBS said Thursday the singer-actress is back as Caprice on the...

Judges consider state court's power over Trump in lawsuit

Oct. 18, 2018 7:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Appeals court judges weighing President Donald Trump's bid to shut down a former "Apprentice" contestant's defamation suit against him are asking a hypothetical question: Could a New York court order the president to jail if he were to buck an order in the case? The question came up...

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...

Lawsuit over fatal crash involving Berman's wife settled

Oct. 18, 2018 12:11 PM EDT

TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut restaurant accused of serving alcohol to the wife of ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman before she was killed in a car crash has settled a lawsuit filed by the family of an 87-year-old man who also died in the wreck. The settlement involving The Market Place Kitchen and...

2 'Love & Hip Hop' stars arrested in separate incidents

Oct. 18, 2018 10:00 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Two stars of this past season of VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" have been arrested in separate incidents in metropolitan Atlanta. Atasha Chizaah Jefferson, known as Tommie Lee, was arrested Tuesday on assault and child cruelty charges. Citing a Smyrna police warrant, WSB-TV reports the...

California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges

Oct. 17, 2018 10:01 PM EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged Wednesday with crimes against five additional victims in addition to two women they were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting. Dr. Grant Robicheaux, 38, and his girlfriend, Cerissa Riley, 31, were charged...

Manning teams up with Bryant for NFL version of 'Detail'

Oct. 17, 2018 7:05 PM EDT

Peyton Manning will be doing analysis of NFL games this season after all. ESPN and Kobe Bryant's Granity Studios announced Wednesday that Manning will be part of a football edition of the "Detail" franchise. The eight-episode series will be on the ESPN+ streaming service and debuts on Thursday. Bryant said during...

'Orange Is the New Black' to wrap after next year's season 7

Oct. 17, 2018 6:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Orange Is the New Black" is fading to black after its upcoming seventh season. Cast members posted a video Wednesday announcing the series' 2019 end, which was confirmed by a Netflix spokeswoman. In the video, the actresses thanked fans for their support and promised a fulfilling...