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Cannes: Naomie Harris Set for Viola Davis' 'Personal History of Rachel DuPree'

Viola Davis is producing the film, set in the American West and based on the book by Ann Weisgarber.<p><i>James Bond</i> star Naomie Harris is set to star in</i> …

Naomie Harris

Michael Brown’s Mom Discusses Her Role In Beyonce’s “Lemonade” Film

While some of us are still looking for the wigs <b>Beyoncé</b> snatched when she premiered <i>Lemonade</i> on HBO a few weeks back, others are focusing more on …

This Darkly Clever Billboard for a Funeral Home Leaves Toronto Motorists Aghast

This billboard, which went up this week next to the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto, is provocative in the extreme—blatantly urging drivers to text …

Funeral Homes

With latest offensive explosion, Red Sox proving to be fun, relevant again

BOSTON -- Xander Bogaerts has been through this sort of thing before with the Boston Red Sox. But after the slog of back-to-back last-place finishes …

Dustin Pedroia

Patriots will be patient with Julian Edelman's foot

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman returned from a broken foot to play in the playoffs last year, the fragility …

Kansas City Chiefs

Dustin Pedroia at center of another double-digit Red Sox attack

BOSTON -- It was an offensive assault nine years in the making.<p>Jackie Bradley Jr. continued his ridiculous surge with two more home runs and six more …

Dustin Pedroia

Phone call from Bill Belichick sealed deal for undrafted RB D.J. Foster

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots didn’t select a running back in the NFL draft, then signed just one as a free agent afterward -- …

Bill Belichick

Patriots Undrafted Free Agent Tracker: D.J. Foster Reportedly Signs

1,505<p>FOXBORO, Mass. — The 2016 NFL Draft has concluded, and the undrafted free-agent signings are coming in fast.<p>Arizona State running back/wide …

Texas A&M

See All the Stars Bringing the Glam Factor to the 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner is well underway tonight in Washington, D.C., and it’s already proven to be a stylish mix of star power and political forces. First Lady Michelle Obama was no exception, making an elegant entrance in a Champagne-colored gown with a shimmery embellished …

The White House

Beyonce Cancels Nashville Stop of Formation World Tour

Nashville members of the Beyhive will have to wait a little bit longer to get in <i>Formation</i>.<p><b>Beyonce</b> is rescheduling the Nashville stop on her …

New Music Roundup: Lil Wayne, Consequence & TRACE

<b>Lil Wayne, "Do It Again (Mastered)"</b><p>StreetRunner does it again. At the rate he's going, veteran producer StreetRunner needs to drop a mixtape/album …

Lil Wayne

White House Correspondents' Dinner: The Top 10 Best-Dressed

Kerry Washington, Helen Mirren and Tracee Ellis Ross donned their finest for President Barack Obama's final WHCD on Saturday evening.

The White House

Over 4 Million Prince Albums & Singles After His Death

<b>Prince</b> might be gone, but his music will live on forever.<p>After the untimely death of the music legend on April 21, over 4 million copies of his …

Football is family business for Patriots sixth-round pick Ted Karras

Enrollment in the Dante Scarnecchia School of Offensive Linemen is open and Illinois right guard Ted Karras (sixth round, 221st overall) is a worthy …

Family Business

Larry Wilmore Pulls No Punches at WHCD: 'You Look Terrible, Mr. President'

President Obama isn't the only one with jokes.<p>After the president took the stage, comedian Larry Wilmore gave the crowd at the White House Correspondents' Dinner a few more laughs.<p>Wilmore, who hosts <i>The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore</i> on Comedy Central, took on many of the same topics that Obama did …

Comedians

Patriots swing two trades to fill in lost 2017 fourth-round pick from Deflategate

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots clearly entered Day 3 of the 2016 NFL draft with the goal of filling the hole in their 2017 draft board …

Football (U.S.)

Glenn Gronkowski, brother of Pats TE Rob, agrees with hometown Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The AFC East will need to make room for another Gronk after the Buffalo Bills agreed to an undrafted free-agent deal with …

Rob Gronkowski

White House Correspondents' Dinner: Larry Wilmore's 5 Biggest Targets

'The Nightly Show' host took on CNN, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, President Barack Obama and more during his speech.<p>Larry Wilmore took on Washington and …

'Ghostbusters' Is the Most Disliked Movie Trailer in YouTube History

Not only does it have the most dislikes for a trailer on the social platform, but it also makes the top 25 most disliked videos overall.<p>Paul Feig's</i> …

Patriots hope WR Devin Lucien's surge continues after picking him in seventh

The odds are stacked against a seventh-round draft choice making the roster, but as receiver David Givens showed in 2002, it's not out of the …

New England Patriots

Red-hot Jackie Bradley Jr. proving last summer's surge wasn't a fluke

BOSTON -- For one month last summer -- 83 at-bats spread over 25 games from Aug. 9 through Sept. 7, to be as precise as possible -- Jackie Bradley …

Chicago White Sox

For Rick Porcello, there's nothing quite like a sinking feeling

BOSTON -- Here's the deal with Rick Porcello: More sinkers mean fewer stinkers. Got that?<p>Porcello should say those words before every start for the …

David Ortiz delivers on promise to hit home run for young Red Sox fan

BOSTON -- Not all of David Ortiz's home runs are created equal. The 507th of his career, in the eighth inning Friday night, was extra special, but …

David Ortiz

No one foresaw damage Red Sox's David Ortiz would do to the Yankees

BOSTON -- Brian Cashman isn't the least bit interested in shattering David Ortiz's illusion, especially as the iconic Boston Red Sox slugger goes …

David Ortiz

Raymond Clayborn, Kevin Faulk, Mike Vrabel are Patriots Hall finalists

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots announced that three former players have been selected as finalists for this year's induction into the …

Hall of Fame

Lauryn Hill Set For Tidal Show In Brooklyn

Surprise! Lauryn Hill is taking over Brooklyn this weekend.<p>Aligning with Tidal, Lauryn Hill has announced a three-day music festival at BK's Kings …

New York City

LeGarrette Blount's 1-year deal includes split in event of injury

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Taking a closer look at the contract signed by running back LeGarrette Blount while examining what it means for the player and …

Salaries & Wages

Patriots re-sign RB Tyler Gaffney; waive LB Eric Martin

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Three days after releasing running back Tyler Gaffney, the New England Patriots re-signed him on Thursday.<p>It is unclear what led …

New England Patriots

Kobe Bryant's farewell ranks among best in sports history

Kobe Bryant's 60-point night in his final game will surely go down as one of the most memorable farewell performances in sports history.<p>Was it <i>the</i> …

Kobe Bryant

NFL schedule takeaways: Brutal start for Dolphins, good fortune for Patriots and more

The NFL will open its season with a Super Bowl rematch for the first time since 1970. How's that for starters as we roll through some big takeaways …

Football (U.S.)