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FILE - In this July 27, 1998, file photo, Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra are shown arriving at the opening of the Planet Hollywood restaurant in Montreal. Carmen Electra’s relationship with former Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman became a focal point of the “The Last Dance” — the ESPN and Netflix documentary series built around Michael Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls in 1997-98. They wed in November 1998, filed for annulment nine days later, reconciled but divorced in April 1999. Watching the A-list relationship blossom back to life on the documentary helped her appreciate the wild time in her life when Rodman and the Bulls had a hold on her heart. (Ryan Remiorz/Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 29, 2020 - 12:06 pm
Carmen Electra’s basketball fandom wasn’t much more than wearing Jordans in high school and her awareness of Dennis Rodman was simply that the NBA bad boy had dated Madonna. But once the then-Chicago Bulls star, who used his hair as a colorful canvas and illustrated his body with tattoos, noticed...
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This image released by HBO Sports shows Bryant Gumbel hosting "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" from his makeshift studio in Florida. The series returns on April 28. (HBO Sports via AP)
April 27, 2020 - 5:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The HBO television show “Real Sports” is returning from a suspension forced by the coronavirus before the real sports themselves begin again. Host Bryant Gumbel will preside from his Florida home in Tuesday's episode of the sports news magazine, which is attempting to navigate...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, William "Rick" Singer, founder of the Edge College & Career Network, exits federal court in Boston after he pleaded guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. In a legal filing on Friday, April 24, 2020, prosecutors said the defense's claims that investigators bullied Singer, their cooperating witness, into lying in order to entrap actress Lori Loughlin, her husband Mossismo Giannulli and other parents were "repugnant and untrue." (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
April 27, 2020 - 12:56 pm
Federal agents didn't entrap the wealthy parents accused of cheating the college admissions process, the man who helped investigators build their case reportedly told the FBI recently, boosting prosecutors' arguments that claims of misconduct are false. Allegations that FBI investigators bullied...
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In a photo provided by ESPN Images, the draft board is seen before the start of the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 23, 2020, in Bristol, Conn. (Allen Kee/ESPN Images via AP)
April 26, 2020 - 8:30 pm
Seth Markman was just as nervous as NFL coaches and general managers about the unknown factors involved with a virtual draft. But the ESPN executive producer said he was overwhelmed with how everything came together over the three days. It also ended up being must-see TV as the first significant...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2011, file photo, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, left, and his wife Kristin Cavallari watch the Chicago Cubs play the Chicago White Sox during an interleague baseball game in Chicago. Reality TV star Cavallari and former Chicago Bears quarterback Cutler are getting divorced. Cavallari announced Sunday, April 26, 2020, in an Instagram post that the couple are breaking up after after seven years of marriage and a decade together. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)
April 26, 2020 - 5:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari and former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler are getting divorced. Cavallari announced Sunday in an Instagram post that the couple are breaking up after after seven years of marriage and a decade together. “We have nothing but love and respect for...
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FILE - This is a 1959 file photo showing Baltimore Orioles minor league pitcher Steve Dalkowski posed in Miami, Fla. Dalkowski, a hard-throwing, wild left-hander who inspired the creation of the character Nuke LaLoosh in the movie "Bull Durham" but never pitched in a big league game, died April 19, 2020, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. He was 80. His sister, Patricia Cain, said Friday, April 24, 2020, he had several pre-existing conditions that were complicated when he became infected with the novel coronavirus. (AP Photo/File)
April 24, 2020 - 6:34 pm
Steve Dalkowski, a hard-throwing, wild left-hander whose minor league career inspired the creation of Nuke LaLoosh in the movie “Bull Durham," has died. He was 80. He died Sunday at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. His sister, Patricia Cain, said Friday he had several pre-...
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FILE - In this March 5, 1982, file photo, Cleveland Indians left fielder Joe Charboneau gets jammed in the batting cage at Cleveland's spring training camp in Tucson, Ariz. The charismatic Charboneau arrived on the scene as that promising prospect who was the life of the party. His tales were epic off the field — opened beer bottles with his forearm or his eye socket (just once or twice, he cautioned). Once fixed a broken nose with pliers. Stitched up a cut with fishing line. Charboneau sees a little bit of himself in the iconic baseball film “The Natural,” that finished tied for No. 8 in The Associated Press Top 25 favorite sports movies poll. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, Fle)
April 24, 2020 - 12:39 pm
Joe Charboneau sees a little bit of himself in the iconic baseball film “ The Natural.” Outside of the obvious, which is that the former Cleveland Indians outfielder actually appeared in a few scenes of the 1984 film that finished tied for No. 8 in The Associated Press Top 25 favorite sports movies...
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In this Dec. 28, 2019, photo, Penn State defensive end Yetur Gross-Matos (99) faces off against Memphis offensive lineman Obinna Eze (77) while quarterback Brady White (3) looks to pass during the second half of the NCAA Cotton Bowl college football game in Arlington, Texas. Gross-Matos would have liked to be in Las Vegas on Thursday, April 23, 2020, with other NFL draft prospects, but the Penn State defensive lineman is just as comfortable watching it at home. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
April 23, 2020 - 2:15 am
Yetur Gross-Matos would have liked to have been in Las Vegas for the NFL draft on Thursday night, but the Penn State defensive lineman is OK participating from home. Gross-Matos is one of 58 prospects who will take part remotely in the draft, which has gone virtual this year because of the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2019, file photo, Jennifer Lopez, left, and Alex Rodriguez sit courtside during an NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers in Miami. Rodriguez and Lopez have retained J.P. Morgan to represent them in raising capital for a possible bid for the New York Mets. The move was first reported by Variety and confirmed to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the decision who spoke on condition of anonymity because it was not announced. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
April 22, 2020 - 12:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez, once again, wants to be like Derek Jeter. A-Rod and Jennifer Lopez, who are engaged, have retained J.P. Morgan to represent them in raising capital for a possible bid for the New York Mets. The move was first reported by Variety and confirmed to The Associated Press...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2019, file photo, a large flag is unfurled during the national anthem before an opening day baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in New York. Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9% over last year and 47% more than the No. 2 Los Angeles Dodgers at $3.4 billion.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
April 21, 2020 - 10:32 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pair of fans in New York sued Major League Baseball, Commissioner Rob Manfred and the 30 teams, asking for their money back for tickets and for certification of class-action status. The lawsuit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles by Matthew Ajzenman, who said...
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