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In his most important speech ever, Trump echoes Richard Nixon

By Dan Balz<p>, Chief correspondent<p>CLEVELAND — There were no echoes of Ronald Reagan’s “Morning in America,” George H.W. Bush’s “kinder and gentler nation” or even George W. Bush’s compassionate conservatism in Donald Trump’s speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination here Thursday night. …

Donald Trump

Matt Holliday takes 95-mph fastball to the face like a stone-cold savage

St. Louis Cardinals star Matt Holliday is "day to day" after a pitch traveling 95 miles per hour slammed into his face during a Thursday night MLB …

Championship ring: President calls Cavs coach after title

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring — from the White House.<p>President Obama called Lue to congratulate Lue on …

Basketball

Curry gets ejected late, Warriors lose Game 6 of NBA Finals

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ayesha Curry was angry about getting into Game 6 of the NBA Finals later than she planned. Stephen Curry was steaming when he left …

Basketball

NFL Draft grades 2016: Cowboys opt for headlines, Jaguars choose to remake defense

Unsurprisingly, Jerry Jones made big splashes with his first two draft picks. But were they were the best choices to make?<p>Prior to the start of the 2016 NFL Draft, most of the drama centered around the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles, who pulled off blockbuster trades in order to move to …

'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Millan says animal cruelty claim misguided

An animal cruelty complaint that sent authorities to "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan's rehabilitation center has been blown way out of proportion, the dog trainer said Friday.<p>The complaint was started online and based on footage from Millan's television show "Cesar 911," in which a French …

NFL Rumors: Rounding Up Trade Buzz Ahead of Free Agency

NFL free agency kicks off on Monday, as teams are allowed to begin negotiating with players.<p>As deals get set early in the week, teams are then officially allowed to ink players to contracts beginning on Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET.<p>The free-agency period often brings about a rise in trade discussions, …

Denver Post’s Woody Paige says Peyton Manning is retiring

By Nick Eilerson<p>Many expected Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning to retire immediately after Super Bowl 50, but the legendary signal caller instead told Jim Nantz and the rest of his expectant audience that he would take his time with the decision. Nearly a month later, the Broncos have yet …

Stephen Curry: NBA three-point record broken by Golden State Warrior

<b>Stephen Curry's record-breaking season in the NBA continued on Saturday as he beat his own single-season best of 286 three-point baskets with 24 games left.</b><p>His 32-foot shot in the final second of overtime gave the Golden State Warriors a 121-118 victory over Oklahoma City and a 53rd win in 58 games.<p>…

Basketball

Carson Wentz continues proving doubters wrong

The North Dakota State quarterback keeps checking off boxes with the measurables to be an NFL quarterback.<p>Remember last week when there was concern about whether Carson Wentz could handle a cold-weather climate in the NFL?<p>That red flag was raised by ESPN's Mel Kiper, despite the fact that Wentz is …

Peyton Manning reportedly will announce retirement within week

Denver Broncos quarterback and two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning reportedly will announce his retirement within the next week.<p>Manning, who turns 40 next month, is not expected to continue his illustrious football career with another team as the Broncos look to move on by focusing their …

Women Raise Their Voices Grammy Weekend to Uplift Female Innovators

<i>MojaMoja Charity Concert Benefits LA Girl Scouts Interested in Science & Tech</i><p>Raquel Rodriguez (Photo Credit: Holly Gable)<p>Post the GRAMMY Awards reviews, another music event took place leading up to the highly anticipated award show last Monday. The 8th Annual MojaMoja Brunch & Benefit Concert held …

Music

British Teens Let's Eat Grandma Make Brilliant Avant-Pop On 'I'm All Ears'<p>Philip Cosores 06.29.18 3 days ago<p>The Monthly Mixtape: The Songs You Need To Hear From June 2018<p>Steven Hyden 06.29.18 3 days ago<p>Inside The Making Of The New Gorillaz Album<p>A conversation with 2-D, the animated frontman of …

Kanye West Accuses Grammys of Racism and Praises Himself in Twitter Outburst: 'I Love Me So Much Right Now'

Kanye West is the Energizer bunny of Twitter – he keeps going and going.<p>In what has become a regular occurrence, the 38-year-old rapper shared his …

Social Media

John Chilton, Grammy award-winning jazz writer, dies

John Chilton, the Grammy-winning jazz writer who was also George Melly's musical partner for nearly four decades, died on 25 February, aged 83, following a brief illness.<p>Melly was one of Britain's greatest jazz stars and Chilton and his band, The Feetwarmers, were the resident Christmas act at …

Andra Day opens up about her quick journey to the Grammys

By CHELSEA HUANG<p>One year ago, Andra Day was perhaps best known for an eclectic mix of bluesy, jazzy covers she posted on her YouTube channel, particularly her rendition of Jessie J's "Mamma Knows Best" that peaked at No. 2 on the YouTube Music Charts.<p>Flash forward to last Monday, and the artist …

Rihanna's "Work" Performance at the Brit Awards More Than Makes Up For Her Grammys No-Show

After Rihanna hit the Brit Awards red carpet looking like a lilac angel, the superstar took her talents to the stage. Just days after debuting their sexy new video for "Work," Rihanna and Drake slew the hell out of the award show with an epic live performance of their hit. Between their coordinated …

Music

Zendaya Has a Message for Everyone Who Hated Her Mullet at the Grammys

"They were talking about it, so I'd say it worked out."<p>DIY-makeup guru and newly crowned CoverGirl Zendaya is also the face of CHI haircare. At a party last night to celebrate her CHI campaign, the Disney alum discussed red carpet regrets, hair styling secrets, and how to keep it real. Oh, and she …

Gwen Stefani Definitely Didn't Fall During The Grammys

It was a double.

Lorde's BRITs tribute to David Bowie so much better than Lady Gaga at the Grammys

She was dressed simply, in matching dark trousers and waistcoat over a white shirt, an echo of the look Bowie adopted in 1976 for the <i>Station to</i> …

David Bowie

NFL Mock Draft 2016: 1st-Round Projections for Top Prospects After Combine Day 3

Answers are starting to come at the NFL Scouting Combine, the kind of answers that could provide some excellent news for UCLA linebacker Myles Jack in about two months when the draft comes around.<p>Jack is a remarkable athlete when healthy, but he tore the anterior meniscus of his right knee in …