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  • After Kings' win, NYC police commissioner honors pastrami bet

    After Kings' win, NYC police commissioner honors pastrami bet
    After the Kings took Game 5 Friday night in a thrilling double overtime win, after the New York Rangers went home, after the cup was kissed and the red carpet removed from the ice, there was still the matter of the pastrami sandwich. LAPD Chief...
  • PASSINGS: Phillip Hayes Dean, Cheo Feliciano, Hal Cooper

    Phillip Hayes Dean Actor, director wrote one-man play 'Paul Robeson' Phillip Hayes Dean, 83, a playwright, director and actor who wrote the one-man play "Paul Robeson" starring James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, died Monday in Los Angeles from a...
  • PASSINGS: Sheila MacRae, Hank Rieger, Robert Ashley

    Sheila MacRae Actress-singer was on '60s 'Honeymooners' Sheila MacRae, 92, a versatile actress and singer who performed in a popular 1950s nightclub act with her husband, Gordon MacRae, and appeared opposite Jackie Gleason in his late '60s revival...
  • Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79

    Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79
    Nancy Malone was on the cover of Life magazine at age 11, had a starring role on Broadway at 17 and worked steadily as an actress in television in her 20s and 30s. Though she was in demand, she feared for the future. "I'd seen actresses getting to the...
  • Gators coach Billy Donovan rumored for NBA's Timberwolves job

    Gators coach Billy Donovan rumored for NBA's Timberwolves job
    Gators coach Billy Donovan left the NBA door open a crack last month during the NCAA Tournament, and on Monday the first rumor came barging in. Longtime NBA reporter Marc Stein tweeted the Minnesota Timberwolves are interested in Donovan as a...
  • Billy Donovan signed to coach Gators through 2019

    Billy Donovan signed to coach Gators through 2019
    Billy Donovan signed a three-year contract extension in February expected to keep him coaching the Gators through the 2018-19 season. Donovan agreed to the contract last June and signed it in February, according to a UF spokesman. The deal will pay...
  • Billy Donovan has spoken to NBA teams, expects to remain with Gators

     Billy Donovan has spoken to NBA teams, expects to remain with Gators
    GAINESVILLE — UF coach Billy Donovan said he is not going anywhere, even though NBA teams reached out to him recently about their coaching vacancies. Donovan said he has received a few phone calls and engaged in a couple of brief conversations...
  • Nursing home accused of hiring male strippers

    Nursing home accused of hiring male strippers
    A Long Island nursing home is being sued for allegedly hiring male strippers to celebrate the 85th birthday of one of its residents.  The son of the 85-year-old woman is suing East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, alleging that the nursing home...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • How to avoid getting scammed on playoff tickets

    How to avoid getting scammed on playoff tickets
    Now that many in Chicago have caught the red fever, tickets to Hawks and Bulls home playoff games are in high demand. Secondary markets such as StubHub, eBay, Craigslist and other ticket brokers will be trying to unload their tickets, and it's likely...
  • Top two faceoff specialists to clash in Saturday's NCAA quarterfinal between Maryland, Bryant

    Top two faceoff specialists to clash in Saturday's NCAA quarterfinal between Maryland, Bryant
    Perusing the numbers, Maryland coach John Tillman acknowledged that junior Charlie Raffa is the underdog to Bryant junior Kevin Massa. And Raffa agreed with his coach – to a degree. “I suppose so, just because he is the No. 1 guy in the...