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Kavaguti, Smirnov take Skate America pairs short

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) -- Yuka Kavaguti and Alexander Smirnov of Russia topped the Skate America pairs short program on Saturday....

Patrick: Logano must continue to prove he's sorry

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Things may not be as rosy between Danica Patrick and Joey Logano as Logano believes....

DT McCoy signs 7-year deal with Bucs

Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position....

Splash shots still define Giants' ballpark

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Imagine if big league boppers rarely dented the Green Monster at Fenway Park. Or hardly ever hit drives onto Waveland Avenue at Wrigley Field. Or never came close to the B&O Warehouse at Camden Yards....

Sweet dreams: Sleep expert helps Giants in October

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Some extra postseason pillow time has Brandon Crawford and the San Francisco Giants dreaming about another World Series championship....

Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away....

Bishop ousted as PGA of America president

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- Ted Bishop was never afraid to take a risk or share his strong opinions on any subject during his 23 months as president of the PGA of America. Ultimately, that wound up costing him his job....

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Jack Bruce, bassist of 60's band Cream, dies at 71

LONDON (AP) -- British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bass player and vocalist of the power blues trio Cream, died Saturday at his home, his family and publicist said. He was 71....

Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

NEW YORK (AP) -- Herbie Hancock enjoyed "A Great Night in Harlem" with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a benefit concert at the historic Apollo Theater....

John Denver gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver....

Father of country star Reba McEntire dies

COALGATE, Okla. (AP) -- The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma....

Police, Guard face penalties in bikini film shoot

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah National Guard members could face career-ending penalties for allowing a risque video featuring bikini-clad British women firing high-powered weapons and riding in tanks to be partially filmed at a military training camp, the agency's top commander told state lawmakers Thursday....

New 'Drumline' casts a new beat to original

ATLANTA (AP) -- Nick Cannon remembers when youngsters often approached him, telling him that the 2002 film "Drumline" influenced them to attend a historically black college and university....

New 'Drumline' casts a new beat to original

ATLANTA (AP) -- Nick Cannon remembers when youngsters often approached him, telling him that the 2002 film "Drumline" influenced them to attend a historically black college and university....

NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M

NEW YORK (AP) -- NBCUniversal will pay $6.4 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by unpaid interns who worked on "Saturday Night Live" and other shows who claim they are owed wages, according to court documents....

NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M

NEW YORK (AP) -- NBCUniversal will pay $6.4 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by unpaid interns who worked on "Saturday Night Live" and other shows who claim they are owed wages, according to court documents....

NYC museum plans Basquiat exhibition

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Brooklyn Museum plans an exhibition on graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) that includes eight rarely seen notebooks filled with his handwritten texts and sketches....

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