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Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger and journalist Willow Bay to become Angel City FC's new owners

Jul. 17, 2024 12:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angel City FC announced Wednesday that Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger and Southern California dean for communication and journalism Willow Bay will be the new controlling owners of what the franchise calls the most valuable women’s sports team in the world. ...

WNBA heads to Olympic break with big All-Star weekend, showdown between US team and league standouts

Jul. 16, 2024 14:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA heads into its monthlong Olympic break following this weekend’s highly anticipated All-Star festivities. The Olympic team’s matchup with Team WNBA featuring Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese will be one of the toughest games the American squad will...

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred remains open to major leaguers in 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

Jul. 16, 2024 14:43 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball players participating in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics remains a possibility, according to baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, though many obstacles remain to Shohei Ohtani, Aaron Judge and Bryce Harper playing for a gold medal. Baseball...

James Sikking, star of 'Hill Street Blues' and 'Doogie Howser, MD,' dies at 90

Jul. 14, 2024 21:52 PM EDT

James Sikking, who starred as a hardened police lieutenant on “Hill Street Blues” and as the titular character's kindhearted dad on “Doogie Howser, M.D.,” has died at 90. Sikking died of complications from dementia, his publicist Cynthia Snyder said in a statement Sunday...

Acclaimed video artist Bill Viola dies at 73, created landmark `Tristan und Isolde' production

Jul. 14, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Bill Viola, a video artist who combined with director Peter Sellars on a groundbreaking production of Wagner's “Tristan und Isolde” originally seen in Los Angeles, Paris and New York, has died at age 73. Viola died Friday at his home in Long Beach of...

‘Despicable Me 4’ reigns at box office, while ‘Longlegs’ gets impressive start

Jul. 14, 2024 14:13 PM EDT

Gru and the minions celebrated a second week in first place at the North American box office this weekend, while a small horror movie called “Longlegs” upset the starry $100 million "Fly Me to the Moon." The supremacy of “ Despicable Me 4 ” was hardly a surprise, as the...

Richard Simmons, a fitness guru who mixed laughs and sweat, dies at 76

Jul. 14, 2024 13:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Simmons, television's hyperactive court jester of physical fitness who built a mini-empire in his trademark tank tops and short shorts by urging the overweight to exercise and eat better, died Saturday. He turned 76 on Friday. Simmons died at his home in...

Gnatalie is the only green-boned dinosaur found on the planet. She will be on display in LA

Jul. 14, 2024 10:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest dinosaur being mounted at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles is not only a member of a new species — it's also the only one found on the planet whose bones are green, according to museum officials. Named “Gnatalie” (pronounced Natalie) for...

Shannen Doherty, the "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Charmed" television star, dies at 53 after years with breast cancer

Jul. 14, 2024 09:27 AM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shannen Doherty, the "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Charmed" television star, dies at 53 after years with breast cancer.

Richard Simmons, fitness guru who mixed laughs and sweat with TV show and 'Sweatin' to the Oldies,' dies at 76

Jul. 13, 2024 17:41 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Simmons, fitness guru who mixed laughs and sweat with TV show and 'Sweatin' to the Oldies,' dies at 76.