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Cinema verite documentarian Robert Drew dies at 90

In this April 27, 2007 photo provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Anne and Robert Drew, left, join Ed Carter and Grace Guggenheim, right, during an event honoring him at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. The "cinema verite" technique and its pioneer, documentary filmmaker Robert Drew, were celebrated by the National Archives and Records Administration and Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Drew’s eldest son, Thatcher Drew, confirmed that the filmmaker died Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014, at his home in Sharon, Conn. (AP Photo/Neshan Naltchayan, AMPAS)

Filmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in “Primary” and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert Maysles, has died at age 90.

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Scully humbled to return to Dodgers booth in ’15

Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully speaks to the media prior to a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Los Angeles. The 86-year-old Hall of Fame announcer said Tuesday that he will return for his record 66th season with the team in 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully poked fun at himself after word came out that he plans to return for his record 66th season in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ broadcast booth next year.

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Lloyd’s film watching impresses 49ers teammates

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws during an NFL football training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco wide receiver Anquan Boldin laughs — a big, hearty guffaw — and shakes his head.

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Arizona’s Peterson relishes being highest-paid CB

Arizona Cardinals football team president Michael Bidwill, left, cornerback Patrick Peterson, center, and general manager Steve Keim, right, all laugh as Peterson talks about the agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with $48 million guaranteed money with the Cardinals during a news conference on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz.  The agreement keeps Peterson under contract with the Cardinals through 2020. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Patrick Peterson is the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL.

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Contract dispute delays ‘Big Bang’ production

This publicity image released by CBS shows, from left,  Kunal Nayyar, Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Simon Helberg in a scene from "The Big Bang Theory." Production on a new season of "The Big Bang Theory" is being delayed due to a contract dispute with its top actors. The Warner Brothers Television studio, which makes television's most popular comedy for CBS, said that Wednesday's scheduled first day of work after the summer hiatus has been postponed. The series is heading into its eighth season, and the studio is trying to hammer out new deals with actors Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar.  (AP Photo/CBS, Monty Brinton, FIle)

NEW YORK (AP) — Production on a new season of “The Big Bang Theory” is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors.

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