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  • BC-BKN--Iverson-Nike Sneaker,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar questioned whether the company could use his old number and team colors while he's endorsed by rival Reebok. Iverson says Nike used his identity, likeness and...

  • LL Cool J, Chaka Khan help honor Quincy Jones

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Though Quincy Jones and LL Cool J never collaborated musically, the rapper-actor says Jones has played a major role in his life. "You just really taught me to be a man," LL Cool J said Wednesday in a heartfelt introduction of his mentor and friend at Ebony...

  • Correction: Billy Joel-Gershwin Prize story

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 19 about Billy Joel receiving the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, The Associated Press reported erroneously the spelling of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's first name. The spelling is Sonia, not Sonya. A corrected version of the story is...

  • James Nesbitt as a father whose child disappears

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — "The Missing" is a thriller etched into a portrait of the parents of a 5-year-old boy who, with his family on holiday in a quiet French village, disappears without warning. During the series' eight episodes, the action pingpongs between 2006 (in the immediate aftermath...

  • Mastering deep-frying to get perfect doughnuts

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Plenty of us have a perfectly understandable fear of frying. After all, it can be both messy and dangerous. But it doesn't have to be. And since eating fried food is one of life's great joys, it's well worth mastering. Consider the doughnut. Everybody's favorite wheel-shaped goodie is...

  • ABC News confirms director Mike Nichols and husband of Diane Sawyer has died. He was 83.

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News confirms director Mike Nichols and husband of Diane Sawyer has died. He was 83.

  • NBA's Silver sends message on domestic violence

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league's lack of tolerance for domestic violence. So he suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after Taylor pleaded guilty last month to misdemeanor domestic...

  • Multiple fractures for Bono in NY bicycle accident

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — An injury to U2 singer Bono after what was described by the group as a "cycling spill" left him with multiple fractures that required him to undergo two surgeries, a doctor said Wednesday. Bono was in a "high-energy bicycle accident" when he was trying to avoid another...

  • BC-BKN--Hornets-Taylor

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league's lack of tolerance for domestic violence. So he suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after Taylor pleaded guilty last month to misdemeanor domestic...

  • BC-Sports Briefs

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NBA has suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property last month. The third-year player will get credit for the 11...

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