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December 13, 2017 4:08 PM Costas wins Hall's Frick Award for baseball broadcasting

Bob Costas has won the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the baseball Hall of Fame for broadcasting excellence. Popular and successful at calling the Olympics and other sports, the 65-year-old Costas flourished over four decades of baseball work, using his familiar voice to paint word pictures of the national pastime. Starting out at NBC in the early 65

December 1, 2017 3:05 AM Mayfield is Big 12's top offensive player for 2nd time

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is the Big 12's offensive player of the year for the second time in three years, and Sooners defensive end Ogbonnia Okoronkwo shared the defensive honor with Texas linebacker Malik Jefferson. Mayfield also was the Big 12's top offensive player in 2015. Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook got the honor 64

November 21, 2017 1:20 AM Charlie Rose suspended following sexual harassment allegations

US talk show host Charlie Rose has been suspended by several television networks following allegations of sexual harassment. "These allegations are extremely disturbing and we take them very seriously," CBS News said. PBS and Bloomberg have also suspended him. Mr Rose has apologised but said not all the allegations were accurate. They span from the 1990s to 2011 and include 70

October 22, 2017 1:53 PM Abe to push reform of Japan's pacifist constitution after ruling bloc election win

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc was headed for a big win in Sunday’s election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation’s longest serving premier and reenergizing his push to revise the pacifist constitution. Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party-led (LDP) coalition was set to win 311 seats, keeping its two-thirds “super 67

October 17, 2017 5:40 PM Univision goes dark for Verizon's cable customers

Univision goes dark for Verizon's cable customers Univision's channels have gone dark for Verizon's 4.7 million Fios cable customers because of a contract dispute. Verizon says Univision wants payments for its networks to more than double. Verizon says this is an "excessive price increase" given "reported declining viewership." Univision says it's still 68

October 16, 2017 9:01 AM The Danger of President Pence

Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks. On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been feeling since the 2016 election. The previous day, President 240

October 15, 2017 2:03 AM Pop stars unite for Puerto Rico benefit concert in Miami

Puerto Rico is reeling after Hurricane Maria. So these pop stars united in Miami to help Whether that be ex-husband-and-wife Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez, or rival television broadcasters Univision and Telemundo. A mega benefit concert dubbed “One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert For Disaster Relief,” took place Saturday night in Miami and Los Angeles 68

August 11, 2017 8:52 AM German broadcasters clinch Olympics rights deal with Discovery

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German state broadcasters ARD and ZDF have struck a deal with Discovery Communications for the right to show the Olympic Games from 2018 to 2024, after months of tough talks. ARD did not say on Friday how much the broadcasters were paying to sub-license the rights, but said the deal "takes into account the financial abilities of the public 60

July 19, 2017 4:06 PM Chris Christie Booed At Mets Game After Catching A Foul Ball — Watch!

So, it was no shock when the New Jersey governor got heavily booed at the Mets-Cardinals game just for catching a foul ball! On Tuesday night, the politician arose from of his beach chair and made his way to Citi Field when a pop foul basically landed in his lap. Any other fan would have landed cheers with a one-handed catch like that — but even giving 62

July 16, 2017 11:23 PM Bob Wolff, legendary sports broadcaster, dies at 96

Bob Wolff (c.) honored at Madison Square Garden. Legendary sports broadcaster Bob Wolff died on Saturday at the age of 96. Wolff spent eight decades as a sports broadcaster, calling memorable moments such as Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series and the 1958 NFL championship game between the Giants and Colts. He was a broadcaster at Madison 68