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Yanks pitcher Pineda ejected for substance on neck

BOSTON (AP) -- New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been ejected from a game against the Boston Red Sox after umpires found with a foreign substance on his neck....

Cubs lose to Diamondbacks 7-5 on Wrigley's 100th

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs celebrated the 100th anniversary of the first game at Wrigley Field in the most appropriate way: with a gut-wrenching loss....

Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern

MADRID (AP) -- Karim Benzema scored in the 19th minute to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win over defending champion Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal....

Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern

MADRID (AP) -- Karim Benzema scored in the 19th minute to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win over defending champion Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal....

Emmert supports more efficient, effective NCAA

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Mark Emmert wants the NCAA to fast-track upgrades for college athletes - regardless of whether a player union is pushing for them....

Emmert supports more efficient, effective NCAA

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- NCAA President Mark Emmert believes college sports can address the concerns of union organizers without changing the entire model....

Penn St. fans plan new statue of Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university....

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Theater producer denies sex abuse claim

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lawyers for a theater producer on Wednesday denied sexual abuse claims made against their client in a lawsuit by a man who has leveled similar allegations against other entertainment industry figures....

Boy says he sang gospel song, abductor freed him

ATLANTA (AP) -- A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being praised by community leaders for his calm as he sang the gospel song "Every Praise" until the man released him....

Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers' apology

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced....

Mel Brooks putting on a 1-man show in Los Angeles

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mel Brooks has seemingly done it all in his illustrious show biz career. But there's one thing he's tackled only recently - a one-man show....

Summer movie preview: 10 anticipated indies

NEW YORK (AP) -- More exotic creatures thrive in the shadows of summer blockbusters. Here are 10 of the most anticipated indie films due this summer, nary a caped superhero or city-crushing monster among them....

Courteney Cox makes directorial debut at Tribeca

NEW YORK (AP) -- Courteney Cox's directorial debut is uniquely personal. It features a cameo from her daughter, Coco, songs by her boyfriend, Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid, and a scene with her ex-husband, David Arquette....

Oscar-nominated director of sled dog film dies

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- An Oscar-nominated filmmaker who directed and produced a documentary detailing a 1925 sled dog run in Alaska to deliver life-saving serum has died....

Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Barbie is coming alive....

Summer Preview: Jon Favreau cooks up 'Chef'

NEW YORK (AP) -- On "Chef," Jon Favreau got to cook with his own ingredients and set his own menu....

NBC: Olympics show wide second-screen use

NEW YORK (AP) -- Slightly more than half of the people who watched the Sochi Olympics on NBC also used a computer, tablet or smartphone to get information about the games while the TV was on, the network said Wednesday....

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