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Ellen Takes "Comedy" Too Far With Nicki Minaj Sitcom Parody

Nicki Minaj recently landed a deal with ABC Family to executive produce a scripted series about her life growing up as an immigrant from Trinidad in …

'Truth Be Told' Review: No Lie, NBC Comedy Is Standard Sitcom Shtick

If you intend to be home watching TV on Friday night, let me recommend that you skip Truth Be Told. Debuting on October 16 on NBC at 8:30 PM, the Tone …


Celtics Wrap: Amir Johnson, R.J. Hunter Impress Vs. Nets In 109-105 Win


No Marcus Smart, no problem.

The Boston Celtics got off on the right foot Wednesday night in their first preseason game on U.S. soil, defeating …

Ex-Bruin Milan Lucic Not Off To Good Start With Los Angeles Kings (Video)

The 2015-16 NHL season has not started off well for Milan Lucic and the Los Angeles Kings.Lucic has failed to produce a point and is a minus-3 …

Los Angeles

Celtics Notes: Amir Johnson Flashes Range; Marcus Smart Has Strep Throat


The Boston Celtics weren’t exactly expecting a sharpshooter when they signed Amir Johnson this offseason.

But that didn’t stop the former Toronto …

Jimmy Hayes Knocks In Goal Off Rebound For Bruins Vs. Avalanche


Jimmy Hayes’ slow start to the 2015-16 season came to a sudden halt Wednesday night.

Hayes put the Boston Bruins up 2-0 in the first period of …

Congested Bill Belichick puts himself in 'day to day' category

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick sounded congested during his Wednesday morning news conference.

Asked a lighthearted question if he will show up on the team's injury report later today, he said, "I don't think we have to list the coaches. But 'day to …

MacMullan: The Patriots' long wait for payback is over

At last, the long, arduous wait for payback is over.

Patriots Nation has seethed for months in anticipation of the moment when it could unleash five magical words: We are on to Indianapolis.

The players and coaches of the 4-0 New England Patriots insist it will be just another football game on Sunday …

Bill Belichick says rookie DT Malcom Brown played best game of season

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots first-round draft choice Malcom Brown, a defensive tackle from Texas, made his most significant contributions to the team in Sunday's 30-6 win against the Dallas Cowboys.

"I thought he played probably his best game against Dallas," head coach Bill Belichick …

Tom Brady posts selfie of his dog, Scooby

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady used his day off Tuesday to share his dog, Scooby's, version of a selfie.

Brady adopted Scooby in May. On Tuesday, Brady posted an up-close photo of his dog and said "Scooby has discovered the selfie."

Patriots left tackle Nate Solder (torn biceps) placed on injured reserve

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots placed starting left tackle Nate Solder on injured reserve with a torn biceps Wednesday, ending his season.

Solder was injured late in the second quarter of Sunday's 30-6 victory over the Dallas Cowboys, taking himself off the field after Tyrone Crawford …

After injuring rib, Dont'a Hightower present at practice for Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- One of the lingering questions surrounding the New England Patriots following Sunday's 30-6 win over the Dallas Cowboys is the status of starting linebacker Dont'a Hightower.

A key cog in the defense, Hightower left the game in the first quarter with a rib injury and did not …

Fantasy ranks: Loving Patriots, not Colts

Fantasy owners can learn a lot from prior matchups between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts, enough to make the Week 6 rankings appear, in several cases, out of alignment. If you own Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Julian Edelman, Dion Lewis and yes, even -- and perhaps especially -- …

Former Patriots OL Sam Adams dies at 67

HOUSTON -- Former New England Patriots offensive lineman Sam Adams has died in Houston at the age of 67.

Rodney Coleman of Coleman's Mortuary in Jasper says that Adams became ill at his Houston home last Saturday and died at a hospital. No cause of death was released Wednesday.

Adams, who was a …

No added motivation needed for Tom Brady when facing Colts

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady insisted Wednesday that there is no added personal motivation for him in Sunday night's road game against the Indianapolis Colts, the team that informed the NFL about its concerns regarding the inflation level of the Patriots' …

Colts QB Andrew Luck not sure bet to play vs. Patriots despite practicing

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck moved around on the practice field Wednesday more than he has in front of the media since injuring his shoulder against Tennessee in Week 3. He also threw the ball further than he has in the open portion of practice, too.

“Certainly took the …

Patriots claim CB Rashaan Melvin on waivers; 5 things to know

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots officially placed starting left tackle Nate Solder on season-ending injured reserve on Wednesday, and claimed cornerback Rashaan Melvin on waivers. Melvin was waived by the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday.

Five things to know about Melvin:

He is a third-year …

Sean Combs To Produce New ABC Comedy Titled 'The Hustle'!

Sean Combs is ready to venture into scripted programming.

The rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur is teaming with ABC to develop a comedy …

Man Fatally Shot Outside L.A.'s Comedy Store; Laff Mobb's Future Comedy Shows Cancelled!

According to several news reports, we hear a man was shot and killed outside The Comedy Store in West Hollywood last night at 12:49 a.m. …

Ludacris To Produce CBS Marching Band Drama With Ryan Seacrest!

Paul Downs Colaizzo will pen the script for ‘The Down Beat,’ as well as an untitled cop drama for the network.

CBS is expanding its relationship with …

Marching Band

Denzel Washington To Make TV Directing Debut On 'Grey's Anatomy'!

Denzel Washington has, interestingly, signed up to direct an episode of ABC’s Shonda Rhimes medical drama series, “Grey’s Anatomy” for Season …


‘America’s Next Top Model’ Cancelled: CW Cancels ‘ANTM’ Realty Show

Tyra Banks’ reality competition series “America’s Next Top Model” will end its run after 12 years and 22 seasons spread between two networks, the CW …


Tracy Morgan Is Back (to Get Everyone Pregnant) in Hilarious New SNL Promos

He's back! Tracy Morgan is hosting "Saturday Night Live" this weekend (October 17), and in a series of new promos with Bobby Moynihan, Tracy shows his memory and comedic timing are sharper than ever.

Tracy Morgan: "Hi, I'm Tracy Morgan and I'm hosting Saturday Night Live's season finale this week …

A 3-Some of Sorts: Stevie J, Joseline and Mimi Film ‘LHHATL’ Spin-off

*Mimi Faust has joined Stevie J and his wife Joseline Hernandez in Los Angeles where they are filming the couple’s upcoming spin-off reality series for …

Los Angeles

Rookie is hunting for a role with Celtics

For all the talk about his shooting prowess, it might have been a slick pass Wednesday night that best demonstrated why R.J. Hunter could be the most likely of the Boston Celtics' three rookies to earn playing time this season.

Late in the third quarter, after the Brooklyn Nets had rallied within …

A timeline of Lamar Odom's personal and professional events

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamar Odom became a basketball star in 1999 when the Los Angeles Clippers drafted him. He became a reality-TV star 10 years later when he married Khloe Kardashian in a season-opening episode of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."

He continued to appear on the show while he was …

Lamar Odom

NBA star Lamar Odom had used cocaine, police

Las Vegas (AFP) - Nevada police said Wednesday that workers from the Nevada brothel where Lamar Odom was found unconscious reported in a 911 call that the former NBA star had been using cocaine.

The 35-year-old Odom remained hospitalized in Las Vegas Wednesday, with his ex-wife Khloe Kardashian at …

Lamar Odom

Dion Lewis' short stint with Colts forgettable for all involved

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis isn't playing the reminiscing game this week.

With a Sunday night road game against the Colts ahead, an obvious storyline is that Lewis -- who has exploded onto the scene in New England -- will be returning to face the team that …

'They're Pretty Sure This Is It': Khloé Kardashian Forced to Make Medical Decisions for Lamar, Source Says

The Kardashians are preparing to say goodbye to Lamar Odom as he lies in a coma after being found unresponsive in a Las Vegas-area brothel Tuesday night.

"They're pretty sure this is goodbye, but they're praying for a miracle," a source close to the family tells PEOPLE. "They know that God has the …