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Stow shouts 'Play ball!' before Game 4 of Series

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Bryan Stow hollered "Play ball!" and the sellout crowd roared. Read more

Japan's Machida wins Skate America short program

Jason Brown was all revved up, ready to put on a show for his home crowd. Read more

Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise and in commerce, at least temporarily. Read more

Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise — at least temporarily. Read more

Father of country star Reba McEntire dies

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The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma. Read more

Western Pennsylvania kids rock Woodstock

By the time they got to Woodstock, they were a couple dozen strong. Read more

Q&A: Anna Kendrick on modeling, movies and music

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Anna Kendrick is in the holiday spirit. Read more

Pussy Riot pair speaks at Vegas' Life is Beautiful

Members of the dissident Russian punk group Pussy Riot who spent months in jail say freedom is a big responsibility and they're obligated to use it to speak out against injustice. Read more

John Denver gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver. Read more

Georgia woman, 'voice of Siri,' speaks in Augusta

Whether it's giving sports score updates or naming the hottest restaurant in town, the voice heard by millions of iPhone users took center stage at Augusta's Legends Club on Tuesday. Read more

New 'Drumline' casts a new beat to original


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Nick Cannon remembers when youngsters often approached him, telling him that the 2002 film "Drumline" influenced them to attend a historically black college and university. Read more

Nominees for Grammy Awards to be announced Dec. 5

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The Recording Academy will announce the nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards the morning of Dec. 5, except for one category: the coveted album of the year. Read more

Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

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All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. Read more

Punk icon Joan Jett savors rockin' role-model gig

2014 Little Kids Rock Benefit

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"Can't stay at home, can't stay at school! Old folks say: 'Ya poor little fool!'" Read more

Henley's putting gets him lead at Sea Island

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Russell Henley has a reminder on his phone that goes off every day at noon to tell him he's the best putter in the world. He didn't need one Friday in the McGladrey Classic. Read more

Shakira to release baby toys with Fisher-Price

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Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms. Read more

NY court backs EMI over Duke Ellington royalties

The state's highest court on Thursday sided with EMI in the music publisher's dispute with Duke Ellington's heirs, but acknowledged global industry consolidation has made contracts like his much more favorable to publishers. Read more

Motown founder Berry Gordy brings musical home

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Berry Gordy Jr. took his "Motown the Musical" production to Broadway and a few other places first. Yet they were mere proving grounds for its date with Detroit. Read more

Sam Smith, 5SOS, Blige to perform 2014 AMAs

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Breakthrough newcomers Sam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer will take the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards. Read more

Dancing priests become Internet sensation

Italy Tap Dancing Priests

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A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract. Read more

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