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South Africans mourn sport deaths

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Singing hymns and blowing vuvuzelas, South African sporting fans on Thursday paid final respects to three sporting figures who died within three days of each other....

Bumgarner a throwback to pre-pitch count era

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner is a throwback to the days before pampering and pitch counts....

New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager....

Royals' season ends 90 feet short in World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The roars from the field had died away. Kauffman Stadium had fallen silent for the first time all night. In the Royals' clubhouse, Alex Gordon had finally peeled off his dirt-stained jersey....

San Francisco fans revel in team's hat-trick win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- They cheered every strike and pop fly together. They booed every pitch called as a ball in unison. Then, when victory was theirs, an orange and black sea standing shoulder-to shoulder roared as one....

LeBron's starts new journey with Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) -- For LeBron James, the journey begins anew....

LeBron set for Cavs season opener with closure

CLEVELAND (AP) -- This will be a season opener unlike any other - one that also brings closure....

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Tom Dugan: The man behind the man who hunted Nazis

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tom Dugan's favorite review of his work wasn't in a newspaper or on TV. It was uttered by a teen after a performance of his one-man play "Wiesenthal."...

Review: 'Civilization' shoots for the stars

Our planet isn't in very good shape. The good news, according to "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth" (2K Games, for the PC, $49.99), is that we'll be able to hang around for another 500 years or so. The bad news: After that, we'd better start looking for a new home....

Wanted in US, Roman Polanski questioned in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Prosecutors in Poland have questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his extradition on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor....

Suge Knight, Katt Williams charged with robbery

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera last month....

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell dies

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Galway Kinnell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who opened up American verse in the 1960s and beyond through his forceful, spiritual takes on the outsiders and underside of contemporary life, has died at age 87....

'House of Cards' actress Norment dies

NEW YORK (AP) -- Actress Elizabeth Norment, who portrayed the secretary to Kevin Spacey's hard-driving politico Frank Underwood in the Netflix series "House of Cards," has died. She was 61 years old....

Orson Welles' last film may finally be released

NEW YORK (AP) -- Orson Welles's last film may finally be nearing release after decades as one of cinema's most storied unfinished creations....

Ky. man who posted song lyrics won't face charges

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Prosecutors dismissed a felony charge against a western Kentucky man who spent more than a week in jail for posting violent song lyrics to his Facebook page....

Hancock shares life lessons in new memoir

NEW YORK (AP) -- Herbie Hancock doesn't begin or end his newly published memoir "Possibilities" by recalling any of the many highlights in his 50-plus-year career such as receiving the 2008 Album of the Year Grammy Award for "River: The Joni Letters."...

Hancock shares life lessons in new memoir

NEW YORK (AP) -- Herbie Hancock doesn't begin or end his newly published memoir "Possibilities" by recalling any of the many highlights in his 50-plus-year career such as receiving the 2008 Album of the Year Grammy Award for "River: The Joni Letters."...

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