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Athlete flipped the bird, lost scholarship, now wins appeal

Nov. 30, 2022 14:49 PM EST

A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit brought by a former University of Connecticut women’s soccer player who lost her scholarship after she gave the middle finger to a television camera as the Huskies celebrated winning a conference championship. The former student...

New frothy TV drama series 'Riches' mixes money and blood

Nov. 30, 2022 12:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a new TV drama about the exploits of a stylish, privileged and super-successful fictional family whose scheming members are at each others' throats. They make the folks at “Succession” look almost functional. “Riches,” which premieres Dec. 2 on...

McConaughey, Kunis among People mag's 'People of the Year'

Nov. 30, 2022 08:49 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew McConaughey, Mila Kunis, Jennifer Hudson and “Abbott Elementary” creator and star Quinta Brunson have been named People magazine’s 2022 “People of the Year.” The magazine unveiled its annual list Wednesday, with Editor in Chief Wendy Naugle...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 4-10

Nov. 28, 2022 09:16 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 4-10: Dec. 4: Game show host Wink Martindale is 89. Singer Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon is 86. Actor-producer-director Max Baer Junior (“The Beverly Hillbillies”) is 85. Bassist Bob Mosley of Moby Grape is 80. Singer-bassist Chris Hillman...

Jon Batiste to sing for Macron at Biden's 1st state dinner

Nov. 27, 2022 17:58 PM EST

NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Musician Jon Batiste is on tap to perform at President Joe Biden's first White House state dinner on Thursday that will highlight long-standing ties between the United States and France and honor President Emmanuel Macron. “An artist who transcends...

Disgraced former UK minister seeks reality TV redemption

Nov. 27, 2022 17:54 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Matt Hancock, the U.K’s scandal-prone former health secretary, sought an unlikely form of redemption Sunday: attempting to win “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here” — a grueling, often gruesome reality show set in the Australian jungle. Hancock led...

US-England World Cup game seen by 19.98M on US television

Nov. 27, 2022 13:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States’ 0-0 draw against England in the World Cup drew 19.98 million viewers for English- and Spanish-language broadcasts, the third-most watched men’s soccer game on U.S. television. The match, which kicked off at 2 p.m. EST on Friday, was seen by...

Saudi viewers angry over apparent ban on World Cup streaming

Nov. 27, 2022 10:00 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — World Cup viewers in Saudi Arabia say the government has blocked a Qatari-owned streaming service that was supposed to broadcast matches in the kingdom. The suspension has stunned and outraged customers of TOD TV, which holds the rights to show the World Cup in...

Black Sands Entertainment gets boost from Hart, ‘Shark Tank’

Nov. 26, 2022 09:10 AM EST

Six years ago, Manuel and Geiszel Godoy were only looking to fill a need for their daughter and children like her. But they ended up exceeding those expectations. Mr. and Mrs. Godoy, owners of Delaware-based Black Sands Entertainment, were unable to find children’s books and comics...

Giants-Cowboys sets NFL regular-season record for viewers

Nov. 25, 2022 20:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Thanksgiving afternoon game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys set the mark for the most-watched NFL regular-season game on record. The Cowboys 28-20 victory on Fox averaged 42 million viewers, according to Nielsen, surpassing the 41.55 million...