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Notre Dame's Jafar Armstrong (8) celebrates his 4-yard touchdown run with Brock Wright (89) in the first half of an NCAA football game against Michigan in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 05, 2018 - 3:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV viewers are idling away the final weeks of summer the way they started it: with reality programs. According to Nielsen ratings out Wednesday, half of last week's 20 most-watched programs were unscripted contests. The field was topped by two episodes of "America's Got Talent"...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, file photo, former NFL player and now analyst Jason Witten, left, and play-by-play commentator Joe Tessitore pose for a photograph before their ESPN telecast of a preseason NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and the New York Jets in Landover, Md. Witten holds one of the most prominent television jobs in the sport as the lead analyst for Monday Night Football." Witten is approaching his new role in similar fashion as he did his old one when his comprehensive film work made him the second most productive tight end in NFL history. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
September 03, 2018 - 11:57 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jason Witten sat in a room with his new teammates going over video of his latest performance. It wasn't much different than what he did for 15 seasons as a tight end with the Dallas Cowboys. But instead of being one of the faces of perhaps the NFL's most high-profile...
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Lewis Pugh arrives at Shakespeare Beach to complete his "Long Swim" from Land's End to Dover, England, Wednesday Aug. 29, 2018. The Channel Swimming Association says endurance athlete Lewis Pugh completed on Wednesday his 330-mile (530-kilometer) swim along the length of the English Channel from Land's End to Dover _ the first swimmer to do so. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
August 29, 2018 - 7:20 am
LONDON (AP) — A British swimming association says endurance athlete Lewis Pugh has completed his 330-mile (530-kilometer) swim along the length of the English Channel from Land's End to Dover — the first swimmer to do so. The Channel Swimming Association, which authenticates cross-Channel swims,...
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Justin Thomas hits out of a bunker on the 15th hole during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 08, 2018 - 1:54 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Heavy rains that fell at Bellerive this week hardly slowed its massive greens, which tournament coordinator Kerry Haigh said were running right where he wants them for the PGA...
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This image released by NBC shows the judges, from left, Howie Mandel, Mel B, host Tyra Banks, guest judge Martina McBride and judge Heidi Klum on the set of "America's Got Talent," in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Nielsen company said Tuesday the network was led, as usual in the summer months, by "America's Got Talent." The competition show was seen by 11.8 million people last week, more than four million more than anything else on television. (Photo by: Vivian Zink/NBC)
August 07, 2018 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC cut through the summer doldrums with the best week for a television network since the NBA Finals were seen on ABC two months ago. NBC was led, as is typical during the summer months, by "America's Got Talent." The competition show was seen by 11.8 million people last week, more...
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August 02, 2018 - 11:29 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — And your host, Rob Lowe. The actor will preside over "Mental Samurai," a new game show on Fox to air during the upcoming season, the network announced Thursday. Contestants will be tested in such categories as knowledge, memory, numbers and sequencing while being...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2018, file photo, NBA commissioner Adam Silver speaks to the media during All-Star basketball festivities in Los Angeles. The NBA and WNBA will now share official data with MGM Resorts International, a major win for the leagues as they prepare for the anticipated growth of sports betting across the country. The Las Vegas-based casino giant will pay the NBA for that data to use in determining outcomes of various bets. Terms of the deal announced Tuesday, July 31, 2018, were not disclosed, other than it’s a multiyear arrangement. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
July 31, 2018 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA and WNBA will now share official data with MGM Resorts International, a major win for the leagues as they prepare for the anticipated growth of sports betting across the country. The Las Vegas-based casino giant will pay the NBA for that data to use in determining outcomes...
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In this July 5, 2018 photo, a helicopter sits atop the Budweiser boat, parked on the Moskva River during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 13, 2018 - 10:40 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Budweiser has a boat on the Moscow River and a disco. Coke set up an interactive sculpture-video installation in Gorky Park and entertained 5,000 guests during the monthlong tournament. Visa built a campaign around former Sweden star Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Business went on at the World...
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A child arrives for the semifinal match between Croatia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
July 11, 2018 - 10:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Sexism has been a bigger problem than racism at the World Cup in Russia, according to anti-discrimination experts advising FIFA. Fans harassing female broadcasters while they worked are among about 30 cases of "sexism on the streets" reported to FIFA by the Fare network. Analyzing the...
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In this Sunday, June 17, 2018 photo, tourists visit the Motherland Calls monument which commemorates the victims of the Battle of Stalingrad, in which the Red Army turned back Nazi Germany's army in Volgograd, Russia. Nearly 60 years since it changed its name to Volgograd, the Russian city once called Stalingrad and its bloody history loom large even in the midst of the fun and football of the World Cup. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
June 29, 2018 - 8:45 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A Russian governor has blamed a hacker after comments linking Germany's World Cup performance to the two World Wars were posted on his Twitter account. The message on the account of Oleg Korolyov, the governor of the...
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