| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Joe Sample, a soft-spoken keyboard player and composer whose blending of funk, blues, jazz, gospel and the Zydeco music of his childhood lent a distinctive sound to his well-known group, the Crusaders, has died. He was 75.
Sample died Friday at a...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
My Old Lady
A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Charlie Powell sacked Detroit Lions quarterback Bobby Layne 10 times in one NFL game and fought Muhammad Ali and Floyd Patterson near their time as heavyweight boxing champions.
After leaving San Diego High School as the most decorated athlete ever to...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:50 PM
William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning co-host and executive producer of a groundbreaking television news program and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the black middle class, has died. He was 87....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:05 PM
AUSTIN, Texas During a quiet stretch following spring drills, Texas football coach Charlie Strong sequestered himself in his office and pieced together some must-watch videos for his players.
Before leaving for the summer, each Longhorn dropped by the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 7:16 PM
IRVINE, Calif. — If this year's Phillips 66 National Championships hold any enduring place in Michael Phelps' mind, he might remember them as a needed, albeit painful, slug of reality.
Until the past week, Phelps had treated his four-month...
| Aug 25, 2014
Superman just set a new world's record. An original copy of “Action Comics” No. 1, which introduced the world to […]...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease along with severe depression at the time of his apparent suicide, his widow said on Thursday, drawing public attention to the correlation between the diseases.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"The truth doesn't really want to line up and be a dramatic story very often," says John Rice, co-writer (with Joe Batteer) of the Emmy-nominated Lifetime mini "Bonnie and Clyde" (pictured). "It goes down corridors that lead to nothing, and has beats that...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:33 AM
DALLAS (Reuters) - Los guantes que el gran boxeador Muhammad Ali llevó en su legendaria pelea de 1971 contra Joe Frazier, conocida como la "pelea del siglo", fueron subastados el jueves por casi 400.000 dólares.
Un comprador anónimo se hizo con los...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:20 PM
DALLAS (Reuters) - The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000 (237,023 pounds).
An anonymous bidder...