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Family and friends of Kevin Ward Jr vent their fury at Nascar champion who hit and killed him

Friend of 20-year-old driver who died in New York race on Saturday says Tony Stewart 'hit the throttle' in moments leading up to crash<p>The family and friends of a Nascar driver killed in a horrific on-track collision have vented their anger at the man who struck him.<p>Video taken of the accident …

Motorsport

'Star Wars' Expansion Coming To Disney Theme Parks

"Star Wars" fans have more than just a new movie to look forward to next year. Disney says it will announce major plans for more "Star Wars" in the company's theme parks.<p>Disney CEO Bob Iger said during an earnings call on Tuesday that the company is "developing designs for a far greater 'Star Wars' …

Victoria Beckham dress sale to benefit African mothers with HIV

LONDON, Aug 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British fashion designer and former pop star Victoria Beckham is giving away 600 pieces of clothing, including several evening dresses, to raise money and awareness for mothers living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.<p>Beckham’s iconic, white Dolce and …

Josh Reddick Rubs Teammates' Beards for Good Luck, A's Get Walk-Off Hit

Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick must believe that rubbing his teammates' beards is only weird if it doesn't work. Now that he found out that it does work, he will probably do it whenever his team needs a rally.<p>Monday's game between the A's and the Tampa Bay Rays went to extra innings, …

The Paul George Injury: Did the Pacers' Window Just Close?

It's been three days now since Paul George's leg went perpendicular during a Team USA scrimmage. An injury this gruesome would've been news no matter whom it had happened to. Likewise, when one of the league's ten best players might lose a season, it gets people talking. Put the two together and …

Report: Wolves, Cavs have 'handshake agreement' on Wiggins-Love trade

Thaddeus Young could be traded to Minnesota and Anthony Bennett to Philadelphia in deal.<p><b>Offseason: Free Agency | Latest from Ken Berger | Rumors</b><p>In an …

The Spurs Can’t Stop Winning: Gregg Popovich Just Hired a Female Assistant Coach

Becky Hammon is her name. She’s a six-time WNBA All-Star who plays for the San Antonio Stars. She’s retiring after this season, and while personally …

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One Fan Dead, 20 Hospitalized at Mad Decent Block Party

UPDATE: According to Virginia news site Insidenova.com, a second person has died after attending the Mad Decent Block Party Friday night. Police have …

A Night at the Cinema in 1914 review – haunting glimpses of a long-lost world

Here's an inspired idea: a compilation from the BFI National Archive, designed to evoke a trip to your local picture palace 100 years ago. In fact, the package is more complex than that suggests, since the selection covers the course of 1914, from peacetime to war. One of the most haunting extracts …

Guardians of the Galaxy review – a head-scratching space opera

"<i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> will return", the end title announces shamelessly – and apparently they will, in 2017, so confident is Marvel in the bankability of its latest comic spin-off. <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> certainly offers a diversion from the usual superhero stuff: a fanciful, facetious space …

Christina Hendricks: 'My agency dropped me when I first agreed to play Joan in Mad Men'

Everett Collection/Rex<p>Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris in Mad Men. Photograph: Everett Collection/Rex<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/7/31/1406821853522/Christina-Hendricks-as-Jo-009.jpg<p>460<p>Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar<p>Christina Hendricks steals the show as …

Box office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' rockets to $94-million opening

A raccoon in space and a talking tree may not seem the stuff of box-office magic, but "Guardians of the Galaxy" exceeded expectations with an estimated $94 million in the U.S. and Canada this weekend at the box office.<p>That set a record for the biggest August opening of all time and is the …

Why an All-Female Ghostbusters Reboot Is Exactly What We Need

It was announced this weekend that <i>Bridesmaids</i> director <b>Paul Feig</b> is in talks with Sony to take over the <i>Ghostbusters</i> franchise. The kicker? He reportedly wants an all-female cast of comedians to be busting the ghosts this time. Feig would re-write the existing script from scratch and take over for …

Yankees 8, Red Sox 7

Yankees 8, Red Sox 7: Stephen Drew drove in four runs against his former team and Brett Gardner homered among three hits as New York took the rubber match from host Boston.<p>Chase Headley added an RBI while Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann each scored twice for the Yankees, who pulled within 1 1/2 …

Dale Earnhardt Jr. flourishing in crew chief's last season

LONG POND, Pa. — They snapped selfies with wide smiles while leaning over the gargantuan bronzed trophy of an eagle awarded to the winner at Pocono Raceway.<p>They laughed while pushing brooms around victory lane and posing for photos with fans, family and track officials.<p>They goofed around in an …

Michael Petrie Convicted of Killing Mother and Living with Her Corpse for 6 Months

It all started with a simple request.<p>Maureen Petrie, 67, asked her 32-year-old son Michael to take his lunch dishes into the kitchen. According to …

Crime

Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014: Ceremony Recap, Speech Highlights and More

The Pro Football Hall of Fame grew by seven on Saturday night as the newest inductees from the Class of 2014 were officially enshrined into Canton, Ohio.<p>The ceremony was the crowning achievement for seven players who are among the best to ever play the game. It was also the end of their football …

Pacers optimistic about Paul George

The Indiana Pacers are still reeling from the devastating leg injury suffered by star player Paul George during Friday night's U.S. national team …

Glen Taylor: Kevin Love deal 'likely'

In the latest signal that a Kevin Love deal to Cleveland is inevitable, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that a trade …

The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale

In the early Seventies, after the implosions of Cream and Blind Faith, Eric Clapton found profound influence in the California grooves of reclusive …

REVIEW: Jenny Lewis Is Out of This World on The Voyager

Jenny Lewis is the kind of artist who could drop an album of animal noises she recorded in the woods and still have fans foaming at the mouth. So …

Andrew McCutchen blasts Diamondbacks for drilling him with retaliation pitch in the ninth inning

The Diamondbacks lost All-Star Paul Goldschmidt to a fractured hand suffered Friday night when Pirates pitcher Ernesto Frieri hit him in the ninth inning. Pirates star Andrew McCutchen expected Arizona to retaliate by plunking him Saturday — but he didn’t expect a 95 mph fastball to hit him in the …