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Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton (27) runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 14, 2017 - 7:49 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Given Giancarlo Stanton's recent home run binge, Derek Jeter may decide baseball's biggest contract is a bargain. Stanton signed a record $325 million, 13-year deal in 2014 with the Miami Marlins, and they still owe him about $300 million — an eye-popping number even to a former All-...
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FILE - This April 27, 2017, file photo shows singers Luis Fonsi, left, and Daddy Yankee during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. An MTV spokesperson said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, that the ‘Despacito’ video was not submitted for consideration for nomination at the 2017 Video Music Awards. The hit song’s video has not aired on MTV or MTV2, but is being played on MTV Tres, the company’s Latin channel. Universal Music Latin Entertainment, the label that released Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” said they welcome MTV to play Spanish videos on its main channel in a statement to the AP. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
August 14, 2017 - 6:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — MTV says the uber-popular video for "Despacito" didn't earn a nomination at its Video Music Awards because it wasn't submitted for consideration, but Universal Music Latin Entertainment says MTV didn't ask the label to submit the video until last week — two weeks after the network...
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FILE - This April 27, 2017, file photo shows singers Luis Fonsi, left, and Daddy Yankee during the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. An MTV spokesperson said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, that the ‘Despacito’ video was not submitted for consideration for nomination at the 2017 Video Music Awards. The hit song’s video has not aired on MTV or MTV2, but is being played on MTV Tres, the company’s Latin channel. Universal Music Latin Entertainment, the label that released Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito,” said they welcome MTV to play Spanish videos on its main channel in a statement to the AP. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
August 14, 2017 - 6:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — MTV says the uber-popular video for "Despacito" didn't earn a nomination at its Video Music Awards because it wasn't submitted for consideration, but Universal Music Latin Entertainment says MTV didn't ask the label to submit the video until last week — two weeks after the network...
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This photo provided by Pandora shows Roger Lynch. Music service Pandora has named Lynch, the head of Dish’s streaming video service, as its CEO as it tackles competition from Spotify and other newer music apps. He’ll take over Sept. 18. Pandora said Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, that Lynch is the right leader because he has worked with media companies on new distribution models. (Pandora via AP)
August 14, 2017 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Music service Pandora named a new CEO on Monday as it wrestles with competition from Spotify and other newer streaming apps. Roger Lynch, the head of Dish's streaming video service, will take over the helm of the Oakland, California, company Sept. 18. Pandora said Lynch is the right...
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August 14, 2017 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Music service Pandora has named Roger Lynch, the head of Dish's streaming video service, as its CEO as it wrestles with competition from Spotify and other newer music apps. He'll take over Sept. 18. Pandora said Monday that Lynch is the right leader because he has worked with media...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2017, file photo, Shonda Rhimes attends the "Scandal" 100th Episode Celebration at Fig & Olive in West Hollywood, Calif. Netflix announced late Sunday, Aug. 13, that Rhimes and her company Shondaland had agreed to produce new series and context for the streaming service. Rhimes’ current hit shows, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder,” will continue to air on ABC. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 14, 2017 - 4:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix has lured Shonda Rhimes, the well-regarded creator of TV series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," from ABC, its latest big get as media companies old and new fight for viewers' attention. The streaming service's announcement late Sunday comes just days after ABC owner Disney...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2017, file photo, Shonda Rhimes attends the "Scandal" 100th Episode Celebration at Fig & Olive in West Hollywood, Calif. Netflix announced late Sunday, Aug. 13, that Rhimes and her company Shondaland had agreed to produce new series and context for the streaming service. Rhimes’ current hit shows, “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder,” will continue to air on ABC. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 14, 2017 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix has lured Shonda Rhimes, the well-regarded creator of TV series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," from ABC — announcing its scoop just days after ABC owner Disney laid out plans to pull programming from Netflix. Netflix said Rhimes' Shondaland production company is moving to...
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Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton, center, is congratulated by teammates after he hit a home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 14, 2017 - 2:07 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Given Giancarlo Stanton's recent home run binge, Derek Jeter may decide baseball's biggest contract is a bargain. Stanton signed a record $325 million, 13-year deal in 2014 with the Miami Marlins, and they still owe him about $300 million — an eye-popping number even to a former All-...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Chris Pine, left, and Gal Gadot in a scene from, "Wonder Woman." The film, directed by Patty Jenkins, opens June 2. (Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
August 14, 2017 - 2:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — On their face, the numbers are grim. Movie ticket sales in North America are running roughly half a billion dollars behind last summer's box office, making this one of lowest-grossing summers in years. The 12.4 percent downturn comes at a critical juncture for Hollywood, with...
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August 13, 2017 - 2:06 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan has a small stake in Derek Jeter's investment group that reached an agreement to buy the Miami Marlins. The person confirmed Jordan's role to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the...
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