• This image released by HBO shows filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi, left, and businessman Haim Saban during the filming of the documentary, "Meet the Donors," premiering Monday, Aug. 1, on HBO. (HBO via AP)

    Pelosi tracks the mega-donors to political campaigns

    NEW YORK (AP) — As she sat overlooking a hotel lobby in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention this week, Alexandra Pelosi said she spied three of the wealthy men featured in her HBO documentary, “Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?”

  • Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman delivers in this multiple exposure photo during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, July 28, 2016, in Chicago. Chapman recorded his first save as a Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Cubs considering new translator for star closer Chapman

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are considering bringing in a new Spanish translator for Aroldis Chapman after the star closer from Cuba struggled to answer questions about a past domestic violence case in his introductory news conference.

  • Craig Sager to skip Rio Olympics to fight leukemia

    NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Sager’s fight with leukemia will prevent the basketball sideline reporter form covering the Rio Olympics for NBC.

  • Rams quarterback Case Keenum talks to the media after reporting to training camp in Irvine, Calif. on Thursday, July 28,2016. The Los Angeles Rams' veterans gathered in Orange County for the start of a five-week residency at UC Irvine while their permanent in-season home is built in Thousand Oaks. They'll have plenty of time together to prepare for their homecoming season in California. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham)

    Like riding a bike: Rams veterans roll up to training camp

    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Case Keenum was pretty sure he hadn’t been on a bicycle since he was about 12 years old.

  • Sharper rape case co-defendants enter state guilty pleas

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The criminal case that exposed former NFL star Darren Sharper as a sexual predator moved closer to final resolution Thursday with guilty pleas in Louisiana state court by two co-defendants.

  • In this Dec. 31, 2015, file photo, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) poses with the Orange Bowl trophy following an NCAA college football semifinal playoff game against Oklahoma, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play its semifinals on most New Year's Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, moving the dates of future games to ensure they will be played either on a Saturday or a holiday.
The changes will start with the 2018 season.  (AP Photo/Joe Skipper, File)

    CFP abandons plan to play most of its semifinals on Dec. 31

    The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year’s Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, moving the dates of future games to ensure they will be played either on a weekend or a holiday.

  • In this July 27, 2016 photo released by CBS, Stephen Colbert, host of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," appears during a broadcast in New York. Lawyers representing his old show company complained to CBS after Colbert revived the character he played under his own name on “The Colbert Report,"  a clueless, full-of-himself cable news host.  (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via AP)

    Corporate lawyers argue over whether Colbert can be Colbert

    NEW YORK (AP) — After CBS “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert told viewers that lawyers representing his old Comedy Central show said he couldn’t be “Stephen Colbert” anymore, he thumbed his nose at them with a transparent dodge.

  • In this Nov. 11, 2015 file photo, actor Michael B. Jordan, right, and writer-director Ryan Coogler pose for a portrait in Los Angeles. The pair, who have worked together on "Creed," and "Fruitvale Station," are reuniting once again for "Black Panther."  (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

    Reunions make Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ especially personal

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two reunions make “Black Panther” an especially personal chapter in the Marvel cinematic universe.

  • This image released by Lionsgate shows Emma Roberts in a scene from the thriller, "Nerve." Nerve is an app-based game that’s all the rage among the kids. You can choose to be a “player” or a “watcher.” Players are given dares by anonymous masses of watchers with the promise of cash prizes at the end of each dare, which they have to film themselves doing. (Niko Tavernise/Lionsgate via AP)

    ‘Nerve’ is a dark thriller for the Pokémon Go generation

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The invigorating new thriller “Nerve ,” now playing in theaters, goes deep into the psychology of the internet with an addictive game that’s so fresh, you wonder whether the filmmakers had a tip that the Pokemon Go craze was on the horizon.

  • In this June 21, 2016 photo, Country music star Jake Owen poses in his boat on the Cumberland River near Nashville, Tenn. Owen's latest album, "American Love," comes out on Friday, July 29. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Singer Jake Owen focuses on positivity after a tough year

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On a recent hot summer morning in Nashville, Tennessee, country singer Jake Owen steered his boat down a quiet stretch of the Cumberland River and kicked up a wave curl just perfect for one of his favorite sports: wake boarding.