Media and entertainment industry

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2014, file photo, Pat LaFontaine poses after a news conference in Buffalo N.Y. The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have unveiled a “Declaration of Principles” to guide hockey culture across various levels of the sport. Hockey Hall of Famer Pat LaFontaine, now the league’s vice president of hockey development, was a driver behind the process. (AP Photo/Nick LoVerde, File)
September 06, 2017 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL and NHL Players' Association have unveiled a "Declaration of Principles" to guide hockey culture across various levels of the sport. The principles were unveiled at a news conference Wednesday that included representatives from 17 other organizations, including USA Hockey...
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks during a news conference at Fenway Park before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays in Boston on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
September 05, 2017 - 8:46 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Looking for any edge in an age-old rivalry, the Boston Red Sox got called out in a high-tech sign-stealing scheme they ran on the New York Yankees. The first-place Red Sox admitted to Major League Baseball that they used an Apple Watch to relay signals from opposing catchers to Boston...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2012, file photo, Golden Nugget casino owner Tilman Fertitta speaks at a meeting in Atlantic City, N.J. Fertitta has agreed to buy the Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander. Terms were not released and must be approved by the NBA Board of Governors. The deal includes Clutch City Sports and Entertainment, which puts on shows and concerts at the Toyota Center. Fertitta will be the team's sole owner, calling this a "lifelong dream come true." (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
September 05, 2017 - 6:38 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Restaurant and casino owner Tilman Fertitta agreed to buy the Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander on Tuesday for an NBA-record $2.2 billion, a person with knowledge of the details said. The price surpasses the $2 billion Steve Ballmer paid for the Los Angeles Clippers in 2014. The...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2016, file photo, Ariana Phillips, 3, gives a hug to McGruff the Crime Dog, as Roanoke Police Academy recruit class 7237 watch in the background during National Night Out at Afton Garden Apartments in Roanoke, Va. John "Jack" Keil, the advertising executive who led the team that created McGruff the Crime Dog and who voiced the character has died. The family of Keil said he died Aug. 25, 2017, at home in Westminster West, Vt. He was 94. (Erica Yoon/The Roanoke Times via AP, File)
September 05, 2017 - 5:58 pm
WESTMINSTER, Vt. (AP) — John "Jack" Keil, the advertising executive who led the team that created McGruff the Crime Dog and who voiced the character, has died. Keil died Aug. 25 at home in Westminster West, Vermont, his family said. He was 94. Keil was creative director at Dancer Fitzgerald Sample...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2012, file photo, Golden Nugget casino owner Tilman Fertitta speaks at a meeting in Atlantic City, N.J. Fertitta has agreed to buy the Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander. Terms were not released and must be approved by the NBA Board of Governors. The deal includes Clutch City Sports and Entertainment, which puts on shows and concerts at the Toyota Center. Fertitta will be the team's sole owner, calling this a "lifelong dream come true." (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
September 05, 2017 - 5:04 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Tilman Fertitta, a billionaire restaurant and casino owner from Houston, agreed to buy the Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander on Tuesday. Terms were not released and must be approved by the NBA Board of Governors. In the two most recent sales of NBA teams, the Los Angeles Clippers...
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September 05, 2017 - 1:50 pm
WESTMINSTER, Vt. (AP) — The advertising executive who led the team that created McGruff the Crime Dog and who voiced the character has died. The family of John "Jack" Keil (KY-el) says he died Aug. 25 at home in Westminster West, Vermont. He was 94. The National Crime Prevention Council says Keil...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, New York Yankees' Derek Jeter speaks to the media after the last baseball game of his career, against the Boston Red Sox, at Fenway Park in Boston. Derek Jeter and Bruce Sherman are holding meetings Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 5-6, 2017, at Marlins Park to ease the transition in their investment group's pending purchase of the Miami Marlins, a person familiar with the discussions said. The person confirmed the meetings to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because those involved have not commented. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
September 05, 2017 - 1:30 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter and Bruce Sherman are holding meetings Tuesday and Wednesday at Marlins Park to ease the transition in their investment group's pending purchase of the Miami Marlins, a person familiar with the discussions said. The person confirmed the meetings to The Associated Press on...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2012, file photo, Golden Nugget casino owner Tilman Fertitta speaks at a meeting in Atlantic City, N.J. Fertitta has agreed to buy the Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander. Terms were not released and must be approved by the NBA Board of Governors. The deal includes Clutch City Sports and Entertainment, which puts on shows and concerts at the Toyota Center. Fertitta will be the team's sole owner, calling this a "lifelong dream come true." (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
September 05, 2017 - 1:19 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Restaurant and casino owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to buy the Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander. Terms were not released and must be approved by the NBA Board of Governors. The deal includes Clutch City Sports and Entertainment, which puts on shows and concerts at the Toyota...
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September 05, 2017 - 10:43 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Restaurant and casino owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to buy the Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander. Terms were not released and must be approved by the NBA Board of Governors. The deal includes Clutch City Sports and Entertainment, which puts on shows and concerts at the Toyota...
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September 05, 2017 - 10:29 am
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the discussions says Derek Jeter and Bruce Sherman are meeting with department heads Tuesday and Wednesday at Marlins Park to ease the transition in their investment group's pending purchase of the Miami Marlins. The person confirmed the meetings to The...
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