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President Donald Trump listens as he is introduced by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 23, 2017 - 7:35 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — What do world leaders talk about when they are alone? Not much it seems. President Donald Trump spent part of his two-day visit to Israel with open microphones nearby, giving the world a small glimpse into his private banter with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu between...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for photos in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
May 23, 2017 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has found itself somewhere it has rarely been the past decade — out of first place. The network's weekday prime-time lineup, long the king of cable news, finished behind MSNBC in viewers last week, the Nielsen company said. Among the 25-to-54-year-old audience that...
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Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf (15) and Nate Thompson (44) celebrate after the winning goal got past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, during overtime in Game 4 of the Western Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 3-2 to even the series 2-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
May 19, 2017 - 6:22 pm
If you're not a hockey fan — and we know there are a LOT of you out there — it might be a good time to reconsider. The NHL playoffs are the greatest show in sports at the moment. You certainly won't miss anything by flipping away from the NBA. While the hoops postseason is blighted by one rout...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2016, file photo, United States' Kerri Walsh Jennings, left, and April Ross, right, celebrate winning a point during a women's beach volleyball quarterfinal match against Australia, at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Beach volleyball has a new ally as it tries to grow from an Olympic phenomenon to an every-year attraction: ESPN. The sports network will broadcast the World Series of Beach Volleyball, an international pro tour stop in California in July. Event organizers hope the exposure will help beach volleyball attract new fans and hold onto the ones who watch during the Summer Games only to drift away until the next Olympics. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
May 19, 2017 - 11:09 am
Beach volleyball has a new ally as it tries to grow from an Olympic phenomenon to an every-year attraction: ESPN. The sports network will broadcast the World Series of Beach Volleyball, an international pro tour stop in California in July. Event organizers hope the exposure will help beach...
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Maria Sharapova of Russia wipes sweat form her face during a tennis match against Christina Mchale of the United States, at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Monday, May 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 16, 2017 - 2:19 pm
PARIS (AP) — Two-time champion Maria Sharapova has missed out on a wild-card entry for the French Open because of her doping ban. Announcing the decision on a live Facebook broadcast on Tuesday, French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli said he told Sharapova in person. "I decided not...
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, announcer Beth Mowins walks on the field before an NFL preseason football game between the Oakland Raiders and the St. Louis Rams in Oakland, Calif. ESPN announced May 16, 2017, that Mowins will call the second part of a season-opening “Monday Night Football” doubleheader in September, making her the first woman do play-by-play duties on an NFL game in 30 years. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
May 16, 2017 - 11:40 am
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN has tapped Beth Mowins to call the second part of a season-opening "Monday Night Football" doubleheader in September, making her the first woman do play-by-play duties on an NFL game in 30 years. The network says Mowins will team with former NFL Coach Rex Ryan when the...
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This Oct. 16, 2013 photo shows the College Football Playoff logo printed across a backdrop used during a news conference in Irving, Texas. The College Football Playoff is bringing a Super Bowl-style halftime show to the national championship game without bumping the marching bands. ESPN and the College Football Playoff say they will announce Tuesday, May 16, 2017 that a musical guest will perform at halftime of this season's title game in Atlanta on Jan. 8, 2018, and the performance will be aired on ESPN. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 15, 2017 - 11:35 pm
The College Football Playoff is bringing a Super Bowl-style halftime show to the national championship game without bumping the marching bands. ESPN and the College Football Playoff say that a musical guest will perform at halftime of this season's title game in Atlanta on Jan. 8, 2018, and the...
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May 14, 2017 - 5:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing back its "must-see TV" Thursday franchise this fall with the revival of "Will & Grace," and by moving its heartwarming hit "This is Us" to the same night. The network announced its schedule Sunday, kicking off the annual week where broadcasters outline next...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing back its "must-see TV" Thursday franchise this fall with the revival of "Will & Grace," and by moving its heartwarming hit "This is Us" to the same night. The network announced its schedule Sunday, kicking off the annual week where broadcasters outline next...
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This 2013 photo shows Katherine Berman in Southington, Conn. Katherine Ann Berman, wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died in the traffic accident Tuesday May 9, 2017, in Woodbury, Conn. She was 67. (Christopher Massa/Republican-American via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 10:05 pm
WOODBURY, Conn. (AP) — The wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died in a traffic crash in Connecticut, the sports network's president confirmed Wednesday. Katherine Ann Berman, 67, a teacher, was one of two victims in the two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Woodbury, state police said...
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