Review: Play reveals tense birth of a classic film

In this image released by David Gersten & Sam Rudy Media, Larry Pine, left, and Vincent Kartheiser perform in a scene from "Billy & Ray", at the Vineyard Theatre in New York.  (AP Photo/David Gersten & Sam Rudy, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — Two tough guys, one tough script and their Herculean team effort to cram steamy sex and violence into a strictly-censored Hollywood studio film is the subject of Mike Bencivenga’s fascinating play “Billy & Ray.”

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NBC’s Snyderman faces credibility issues

In this Sept. 1, 2011 photo released by NBC, NBC News' chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman appears on the "Today" show in New York. The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Snyderman, but NBC must now decide whether her credibility is too damaged for her to continue reporting on Ebola or other medical issues and, if so, for how long.  (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)

NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren’t over for NBC News’ chief medical editor.

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Road gets tougher for 5-1 Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals middle linebacker Larry Foote (50) is congratulated by Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jerraud Powers (25) and defensive end Kareem Martin, left rear, after sacking Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. The Cardinals won 24-13. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals are 5-1 for the first time in 38 years. After a victory at winless Oakland, the team sits alone atop the NFC West, with a two-game cushion in the loss column over San Francisco and Seattle.

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Oklahoma State Nash ready to shine

Oklahoma State post Michael Cobbins, left, and wing Le'Bryan Nash, right, answer questions during an NCAA college basketball media day in Stillwater, Okla., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Le’Bryan Nash shared the spotlight with Marcus Smart and Markel Brown the past two years at Oklahoma State.

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Concussion lawsuit vs. NHL filed in federal court

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The consolidated class-action lawsuit by former NHL players against the league over concussion-related injuries has been filed in federal court.

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