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Cosby testimony describes accuser’s spiked story

In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, "Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, " at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, in Washington. Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave a tabloid an exclusive about sex-assault allegations made by a Canadian woman against him so it would spike a second accuser's story. The Associated Press on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, obtained excerpts from Cosby's 2005 deposition from federal court files unsealed in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser’s story.

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875 hours of holiday programming on TV last year

NEW YORK (AP) — If it’s anything like last year, television viewers won’t have to look very hard for holiday-themed programming this season.

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NFL might not flex any Sunday night games in 2014

In this Aug. 1, 2011, file photo, Mark Lazarus, Chairman of NBC Sports Group, takes part in a panel discussion on "Sunday Night Football" along with the show's producer Fred Gaudelli at the NBC Universal summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. For the first time since flexible scheduling came to “Sunday Night Football” in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it. The NFL’s knack for defying the viewership declines that plague nearly everything else on TV wouldn’t be possible without each time slot consistently filled with enticing matchups, said Lazarus. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since flexible scheduling came to “Sunday Night Football” in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it.

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Sox tweet is 2nd Boston sports social media flub

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s teams are having a bad month on social media. The latest gaffe: an innocuous, but ill-timed, tweet that the Red Sox rushed to delete.

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‘Today’ looks to rebound from tough week

In this Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 photo provided by NBC, from left, Tamron Hall, Natalie Morales, Savannah Guthrie, Matt Lauer, and Al Roker appear on the "Today" show, in New York. (AP Photo/NBC, Bryan Bedder)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s rarely a good sign when morning television hosts are painfully bantering about whether they are keeping their jobs.

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