Mitchell Leff/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) The No. 1 overall draft pick has fractured a bone in his foot. Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons rolled his ankle during the final scrimmage of training camp and suffered a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone of his right foot, according to the team. It was not immediately clear if Simmons […]
Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(PITTSBURGH) -- Thursday night's game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates ended in a 1-1 tie. The contest was called in the sixth inning due to heavy rain. The clubs aren't scheduled to meeting again this year. Since the Pirates are out of postseason contention and the Cubs have the […]
iStock/Thinkstock(CHASKA, Minn.) — One of the most famous contests in golf saw one of the most impressive displays on a green in Ryder Cup history, and it didn't even come from one of the players.David Johnson, a spectator during the practice round on Thursday at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota, watched Team Europe's Rory […]
Countries need to look for practical ways to defuse incidents in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, Singapore's defense minister said.
The fatal shooting by police of Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man, has brought attention to El Cajon, a diverse suburb of San Diego that has seen a surge of refugees, many from Iraq and more recently from Syria.
Credit: Simon CrossWith The Rolling Stones preparing for their upcoming performances at the Desert Trip classic-rock festival this coming month, Mick Jagger has reached out to fans for suggestions on what the band might play at the shows. Jagger has posted a video on his Facebook page and Twitter feed that shows him strumming an […]
Credit: Tab WintersTedeschi Trucks Band's sixth annual residency at New York City's Beacon Theatre gets underway tonight, and the six-show run will include guest performances from two Rock and Roll Hall of Famers -- Traffic's Dave Mason and Jefferson Airplane's Jorma Kaukonen. Mason will appear at this Tuesday's concert, while Kaukonen's performance is scheduled for […]
Caroline RecordsVan Morrison's latest studio album, Keep Me Singing, hit stores today. The 13-track collection features 12 original compositions, plus a cover of "Share Your Love with Me," a song penned by Alfred Baggs and Don Robey that previously was recorded by Aretha Franklin, Kenny Rogers and Bobby "Blue" Bland. The album's lead single, "Too […]
CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images Blake Lively and her hubby Ryan Reynolds have welcomed her second child, according to Page Six, which notes perhaps the most famous third wheel in the world, Taylor Swift, wasn't far behind. The paper reports that Lively's baby -- and little sibling to the couple's baby girl James -- was born at a New York City hospital Friday morning, […]
NBC/Frank Ockenfels(NEW YORK) -- Looking forward to seeing Alec Baldwin play Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live's season premiere this weekend? You can thank Tina Fey. In a wide-ranging interview about the 42-season-old sketch show, creator and executive producer Lorne Michaels told The Hollywood Reporter, "We were talking about who should do it. And she said, 'Well, the person that should really play it […]
ABC/Fred Lee(BUDAPEST) -- As part of one of the Charity site Omaze's donor experiences, Ryan Gosling is giving fans the chance to visit the Budapest set of the new Blade Runner, film, have lunch with him, and meet his co-star,Harrison Ford. And if that weren't enough? How about an opportunity to tool around in Gosling's golf cart? The top prize […]