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Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022. The network said it believes the press association is committed to reform but need time to be done right. NBC is hopeful the Globes can return in 2023. The award show is annually one of the highest rated broadcasts outside the Oscars. The press association […]

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Medina Spirit heads to Preakness, minus trainer Bob Baffert

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit is headed to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes while trainer Bob Baffert says he won't attend the race to avoid being a distraction in the wake of scrutiny following the colt's failed postrace drug test. Medina Spirit's Derby win by half a length over Mandaloun gave Baffert his record seventh victory in the sport's premier race. That milestone is now in […]

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Medina Spirit could lose Ky. Derby win; track bans Baffert

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Medina Spirit's victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a failed postrace drug test. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert called a news conference to announce that Medina Spirit tested positive for an excessive amount of the steroid betamethasone that is sometimes used to treat pain and inflammation in horses. Churchill Downs immediately suspended Baffert and said Medina Spirit would be disqualified […]

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Ray Miller, ex-manager and coach in Orioles HOF, dies at 76

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Twins and Baltimore Orioles manager Ray Miller has died. He was 76.  No cause was announced. Miller spent 42 years in professional baseball and mentored three Cy Young award winners: Mike Flanagan, Steve Stone and Doug Drabek. Jim Palmer, Scott McGregor and Mike Boddicker were also 20-game winners under his watch. His most memorable work was as a pitching coach for the Orioles and the […]

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O’s Means throws MLB’s 3rd no-hitter of season, tops M’s 6-0

SEATTLE (AP) — John Means threw the major leagues' third no-hitter this season and came within a wild pitch on a third strike of a perfect game, pitching the Baltimore Orioles over the Seattle Mariners 6-0. Means struck out 12 and walked none. Seattle's runner was Sam Haggerty after he struck out swinging on a curveball in the dirt on a 1-2 count with one out in the third inning […]

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Maryland casinos report third-best monthly revenue in April

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Lottery says the state's six casinos generated their third-highest revenues ever in the month of April. Lottery officials reported Wednesday that casino revenue totaled $162 million last month. That's nearly 12% more than in April 2019 and follows an all-time record of $169 million in March. Maryland casinos were closed in April of last year due to the pandemic. Nearly $70 million of last month's […]

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Nature at its craziest: Trillions of cicadas about to emerge

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Trillions of cicadas are about to emerge from 15 U.S. states. Scientists say Brood X (as in 10, not the letter) is one of the biggest for these bugs that come out only once every 17 years. After years quietly underground, the red-eyed black backed bugs emerge in a weird spectacle involving a race against everything trying to eat them, singing in the treetops, sex, death […]

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Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are getting divorced

SEATTLE (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates say they're divorcing. The Microsoft co-founder and his wife said Monday that they would continue to work together at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private charitable foundation. In identical tweets, they said they had made the decision to end their marriage of 27 years. They met after she began working at Microsoft as a product manager in 1987. Bill […]

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English rockers Genesis announce 1st U.S. tour in 14 years

NEW YORK (AP) — English rock band Genesis is returning to the U.S. for their first tour in 14 years. Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford announced The Last Domino? Tour on Thursday, which will kick off in Chicago on Nov. 15. The 14-date tour will also visit Washington, D.C., Charlotte, Montreal, Toronto, Buffalo, Detroit, Cleveland and Philadelphia. The trek wraps in Boston on Dec. 15. Genesis will play […]

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