Posts Tagged New York

It’s Christmas time for the Syracuse Orange

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse’s Rakeem Christmas backs slowly toward the basket in the second half of a tight game against Wake Forest, four defenders blocking his path as he searches for an opening. The Orange’s agile center then quickly spins left, scores softly off the glass and high-steps away, raking his right arm across his body as he shouts after being fouled on the play.

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Flavor Flav pleads not guilty to charges in NY traffic stop

Rapper and reality TV star Flavor Flav leaves following his arraignment on traffic charges in Nassau County Court in Mineola, N.Y., on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The rapper, whose real name is William Drayton, was arrested in January 2014 on speeding and other charges while driving to his mother's funeral. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Wearing his trademark clock necklace, Flavor Flav pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from a traffic stop last year while he was driving to his mother’s funeral.

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Rainn Wilson returns to TV in Fox crime series ‘Backstrom’

In this Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 file photo, Rainn Wilson speaks on stage during the "Backstrom" panel at the Fox 2015 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Wilson stars in the new Fox crime series that premieres Jan. 22 at 9 p.m. EST. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Rainn Wilson knows he’ll be remembered as Dwight Schrute, the odd, overly confident character lacking social graces that he played on NBC’s “The Office” for nine seasons.

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Jay and Mark Duplass’ ‘Togetherness’ explores brotherly love

This image released by HBO shows brothers Jay Duplass, left, and Mark Duplass on the set of "Togetherness," a series airing Sundays at 9:30 p.m. EST.  (AP Photo/HBO, Prashant Gupta)

NEW YORK (AP) — Steps have been taken to avoid any mix-up distinguishing the voices — Mark’s from Jay’s — when the tape is transcribed. But the Duplass brothers assure their interviewer that, whether they’re discussing their films or anything else, they don’t care which name is attached to a quote.

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TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

In this image released by ABS, Anthony Anderson, left, and Tracee Ellis Ross appear in a scene from "Black-ish." The series was created by Kenya Barris, who was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family’s efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television. (AP Photo/ABC, Kelsey McNeal)

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family’s efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television.

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