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  • 'Butler' director Lee Daniels faces lawsuit by hip-hop mogul

    'Butler' director Lee Daniels faces lawsuit by hip-hop mogul
    (Reuters) - Director Lee Daniels is facing a $25 million lawsuit over claims he failed to pay back hip-hop mogul-turned-fashion entrepreneur Damon Dash, or give him production credits, after Dash invested millions of dollars in his projects. Attorneys...
  • Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross make winning seem like old hat

    Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross make winning seem like old hat
    For all their talk about being a new team and having inconsistencies, April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings are pretty good. This year on the AVP tour, they have lost just two of 40 sets and have yet to lose a match. They've won all three AVP...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/17 log (updated Sunday AM)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Made in Denmark final round (in Farso).--Golf 7 a.m.    Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship: Grand Prix of the Czech Republic (in Brno).--FS1 8:25 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Southampton at Liverpool.--NBCSN 9 a.m.   ...
  • Hardest Core upset winner in Arlington Million

     Hardest Core upset winner in Arlington Million
    Winning a race like Saturday's 32nd running of the Arlington Million was the furthest thing from trainer Edward Graham's mind shortly after owner Andrew Bentley bought Hardest Core for $210,000 at last November's Keeneland Sale. He only hoped that...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Catching rockfish Monday: Gary Richie of Spankin Stripers, which makes baits and lures, will speak at a free meeting sponsored by the Broadneck/Magothy River chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. He'll discuss catching rockfish,...
  • Sean Rosenthal and Phil Dalhausser try to find a rhythm

    Sean Rosenthal and Phil Dalhausser try to find a rhythm
    They're known as "Rosie's Raiders," a group of friends and fans who follow Sean Rosenthal and heckle opponents. A cowbell-toting collection of them showed up at the Long Beach Grand Slam to cheer on Rosenthal and partner Phil Dalhausser. At the...
  • WGN America continues original programming with two new projects

    WGN America continues original programming with two new projects
    WGN America continues its push in the original programming arena, announcing Wednesday that it has given a straight-to-series order to Appalachia-set drama "Titans" and has begun initial stages on series contender "Underground." The Tribune-owned...
  • Finally, in one volume: Henry Roth's 'Mercy of a Rude Stream'

    Henry Roth is one of the most elusive figures in American literature, a writer whose first book, the 1934 novel “Call It Sleep,” is a breathtaking piece of modernism, although it took three decades for it to be recognized as such. The...
  • Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian

     Obama's great-uncle, innovative librarian
    Charles Payne, President Barack Obama's great-uncle, worked for more than 30 years at the University of Chicago Library, where he brought an engineer's methodical approach to analyzing library systems and helping to develop library automation....
  • Islanders owner sued after backing out of sale

    Islanders owner sued after backing out of sale
    New York Islanders owner Charles Wang pulled the plug on a deal to sell the franchise for $420 million when the Los Angeles Clippers netted a $2 billion sale agreement, a lawsuit alleges. Andrew Barroway claims in a filing in Manhattan that Wang's...
  • Oscar de la Renta exhibit opens at George W. Bush Library

    "Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style" has opened at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas. It includes 67 mannequins outfitted in clothes from 1967 to the present. The exhibit runs through Oct. 5. Why the Bush museum? Because...