Media and entertainment industry

September 15, 2017 - 5:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have been fined by Major League Baseball for using electronic equipment to steal signs given by a Yankees catcher this season, and New York has been fined a lesser amount for improper use of a dugout telephone in an earlier year. The discipline was announced...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The NFL players' union has honored Colin Kaepernick for his charitable contributions. Kaepernick has been outspoken on issues of racial and social justice. The free-agent quarterback became a polarizing figure among NFL fans for his decision to sit, and then kneel, during the...
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September 15, 2017 - 2:34 pm
The NFL filed an emergency motion in federal appeals court Friday, hoping to get a swift ruling on its request to overrule a judge who blocked a six-game suspension for star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott in a domestic violence case in Ohio. The league filed its request with the 5th U...
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September 15, 2017 - 12:46 pm
The NFL filed an emergency motion a federal appeals court Friday, hoping to get a swift ruling on its request to overrule a judge who blocked a six-game suspension for star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott in a domestic violence case in Ohio. The league filed its request with the 5th U.S...
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September 15, 2017 - 11:53 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Sterling K. Brown is taking Emmys weekend one day at a time. The "This is Us" star and nominee is juggling a jam-packed schedule of call times and parties in the lead up to the awards ceremony Sunday, where he's nominated for lead actor in a drama series. "It's a gauntlet...
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September 14, 2017 - 10:09 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A body camera video shows a police officer ordering the shutdown of a suspected illegal rave at an Oakland, California, warehouse nearly two years before a fire killed 36 partygoers in the ramshackle building. The video of the arts collective known as the "Ghost Ship" was...
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September 14, 2017 - 9:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The public got its first glimpse Thursday at an Oakland Raiders stadium document designed to ensure the participation of minorities, small businesses and others in the planned project. The outline of the community benefits plan unveiled during a meeting of the public board that...
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September 14, 2017 - 7:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is willing to wait two years for Shohei Otani if the young Japanese star decides the sport's new labor contract limits his value to an unacceptable level. "Otani is a great player. We're always interested in having great players in Major League Baseball," MLB...
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September 14, 2017 - 6:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball hopes to hold a special meeting before November to vote on approving the sale of the Miami Marlins to a group headed by venture capitalist Bruce Sherman that includes former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter. The next scheduled owners' meeting is Nov. 15-16...
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September 13, 2017 - 10:00 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One week after Aaron Donald ended his four-month contract holdout, the All-Pro defensive lineman probably will go straight into the Los Angeles Rams' starting lineup. Most players would struggle with that swift transition. Donald and the Rams know he can do just about...
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