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‘Despicable Me 4’ reigns at box office, while ‘Longlegs’ gets impressive start

Jul 16, 2024 / Associated Press

Gru and the minions are celebrating a second week in first place at the North American box office. But the surprise of the weekend was a small horr...
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Singer Ingrid Andress says she was drunk during panned MLB anthem performance, will get treatment

Jul 16, 2024 / Associated Press

Country singer and four-time Grammy nominee Ingrid Andress says she was drunk during her widely panned performance of the national anthem at the 20...
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Richard Simmons, a fitness guru who mixed laughs and sweat, dies at 76

Jul 16, 2024 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Fitness guru Richard Simmons has died. Publicist Tom Estey tells The Associated Press that Simmons died Friday at his home in...
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‘Despicable Me 4’ debuts with $122.6M as boom times return to the box office

Jul 8, 2024 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — After a historically bad first half of the year, the box office is suddenly booming. The Illumination Animation sequel &ldquo...
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John Cena announces his retirement from professional wrestling after 2025 season

Jul 8, 2024 / Associated Press

John Cena has announced his retirement from professional wrestling after two decades in the ring. The wrestler-turned-actor told World Wrestling En...
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ESPN’s Dick Vitale diagnosed with cancer for a 4th time with surgery scheduled for Tuesday

Jul 2, 2024 / Associated Press

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Longtime ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale said on social media he has been diagnosed with cancer for a fourt...
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‘A Quiet Place’ prequel box office speaks volumes as Costner’s Western gets a bumpy start

Jul 2, 2024 / Associated Press

“A Quiet Place: Day One” is making noise at the box office. The prequel earned an estimated $53 million in its first weekend in North A...
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'Inside Out 2' scores $100M in its second weekend, setting records

Jun 24, 2024 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Weekend number two was just as joyous for “Inside Out 2.” The Pixar sequel collected $100 million in ticket sales...
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Celtics win 18th NBA championship with 106-88 Game 5 victory over Dallas Mavericks

Jun 18, 2024 / Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 31 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds as the Celtics topped the Dallas Mavericks 106-88 to claim the franch...
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Charles Barkley says next season will be his last on TV, no matter what happens with NBA media deals

Jun 17, 2024 / Associated Press

Charles Barkley says that next season will be his last on TV, no matter what happens with the NBA’s media deals. The Hall of Fame player has ...
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An emotional win for theaters, Hollywood: ‘Inside Out 2’ scores massive $155 million opening

Jun 17, 2024 / Associated Press

Hollywood’s summer movie anxieties gave way to joy this weekend with the massive debut of Disney and Pixar’s “Inside Out 2.&rdquo...
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Joey Chestnut, Takeru Kobayashi to compete in Netflix competition

Jun 13, 2024 / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After organizers for Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest said Joey Chestnut wouldn’t compete...
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Apple leaps into AI with an array of upcoming iPhone features and a ChatGPT deal to smarten up Siri

Jun 10, 2024 / Associated Press

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple jumped into the race to bring generative artificial intelligence to the masses during its World Wide Developer...
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'Bad Boys: Ride or Die' boosts Will Smith's comeback and the box office with $56 million opening

Jun 10, 2024 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — “Bad Boys: Ride or Die” opened with an estimated $56 million in theater sales over the weekend. The fourth instal...
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‘Garfield,’ ‘Furiosa’ repeat atop box office charts as slow summer grinds on

Jun 3, 2024 / Associated Press

It was a quiet weekend at North American movie theaters, dominated once again by Sony’s “The Garfield Movie” and Warner Bros. &ld...
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Bill Walton, Hall of Fame player who became a star broadcaster, dies of cancer at 71

May 28, 2024 / Associated Press

Bill Walton, who starred for John Wooden’s UCLA Bruins before becoming a Hall of Fame center for his NBA career and one of the biggest stars ...
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Nashville council rejects proposed sign for Morgan Wallen's new bar, decrying his behavior

May 23, 2024 / Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville councilmembers have rejected a plan to erect a glowing sign at Morgan Wallen’s new bar along a neon-l...
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TNT Sports will begin airing College Football Playoff games this upcoming season through a sublicense with ESPN

May 23, 2024 / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — TNT Sports will begin airing College Football Playoff games this upcoming season through a sublicense with ESPN.
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The Little River Band Chosen for State Fair Classic Rock Concert

May 22, 2024 / Nebraska State Fair

The Nebraska State Fair and 1868 Foundation are pleased to announce a change in the Nebraska Lottery Concert Series. Concert organizers weren&rsquo...
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EA Sports College Football 25 comes out on July 19. Edwards, Ewers, Hunter are on standard cover

May 17, 2024 / Associated Press

EA Sports has revealed an image of the College Football 25 cover that features Michigan running back Donovan Edwards, Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers...
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Lainey Wilson wins big at the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards, including the top honor

May 17, 2024 / Associated Press

It was Lainey Wilson’s night, in many ways. She took home female artist of the year and the top prize of entertainer of the year at the 2024 ...
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Netflix will carry NFL games on Christmas Day for 3 years, including 2 this upcoming season

May 16, 2024 / Associated Press

Netflix and the NFL announced a three-year deal for the streaming giant to carry games on Christmas Day. Netflix will have both games this year and...
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'Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes' reigns at the box office with $56.5 million opening

May 13, 2024 / Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” has reigned over the weekend box office. Studio estimates Sunday said the ...
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Bob Ross' legacy lives on in new 'The Joy of Painting' series

May 10, 2024 / Associated Press

When Bob Ross died of complications from cancer in 1995, he had completed about half of the paintings he planned to teach from in a 32 season of &l...
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Life after Florida Georgia Line: Brian Kelley ready to reintroduce himself with new solo album

May 10, 2024 / Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Best known as one-half of the country super-duo Florida Georgia Line, Brian Kelley will release a solo album, “Tennesse...