• Michael Phelps poses in the press room at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer’s Facebook page.

  • In this Feb. 28, 2016 file photo, Cate Blanchett arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Blanchett will make her Broadway debut in Anton Chekhov's first, and long-forgotten, play. The Oscar winner will star opposite Richard Roxburgh in "The Present," which centers on a woman celebrating her 40th birthday at her country summer home.  (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

    Cate Blanchett and Josh Groban lead Broadway’s fall season

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Cats” is back on Broadway, purring along. “Hamilton” tickets are still hard to get. What else is new this fall? Some big celebrities are coming, including Cate Blanchett, Diane Lane, Janet McTeer, Josh Groban and Liev Schreiber. Some old writers are also showing up, like Anton Chekhov and Leo Tolstoy. Here’s a look at some highlights of the first half of the 2016-17 Broadway season:

  • Former Michigan State star Appling arrested in Detroit

    DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling is in trouble again with police.

  • In this April 2, 1999, file photo, Harry Fujiwara, a former wrestler known as "Mr. Fuji," appears at a movie theater where he works part time as an usher in Knoxville, Tenn. World Wrestling Entertainment said the former star wrestler and manager Fujiwara has died. An obituary posted on WWE’s website Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, said Fujiwara died that morning. (Byron E. Small/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File)

    Pro wrestling’s Mr. Fuji dies at 82

    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment says former star wrestler and manager Harry Fujiwara, better known as Mr. Fuji, has died. He was 82.

  • Beyonce accepts the award for Video of the Year for “Lemonade” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

    Beyonce slays at MTV VMAs, wins video of the year

    NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.

  • US Olympic gymnasts, from left, Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian, Laurie Hernandez, and Simone Biles arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    Four of the Final Five from Rio get hugs from Beyonce

    NEW YORK (AP) — Four of the Final Five gymnastics greats from the Rio Olympics wished ailing teammate Gabby Douglas well and got hugs from best female video winner Beyonce on Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards.

  • In this Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, U.S. gymnasts, from left, Simone Biles, Gabrielle Douglas, Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman hold their gold medals during the medal ceremony for the artistic gymnastics women's team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MTV said Thursday, Aug. 25, that Biles, Raisman, Douglas, Hernandez and Kocian along with swimmer Michael Phelps, will present awards at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

    Gabby Douglas hospitalized, misses MTV Video Music Awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas was hospitalized Sunday night, forcing her to miss a scheduled appearance with her U.S. teammates at the MTV Video Music Awards.

  • Michael Phelps put a name to his famous Phelpsface: Future

    NEW YORK (AP) — The most decorated Olympian of all time, swimmer Michael Phelps, offered a name to go with his famous Phelps face Sunday night and it’s one word: Future.

  • A Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 photo from files of US actress Nicole Kidman posing for photographers during a photocall in Milan, Italy. Pirelli has unveiled a star-studded lineup for its 2017 calendar that looks more like the ultimate Oscar red carpet than the stuff of salacious pinups. Among the subjects announced Sunday are actresses Nicole Kidman, Uma Thurman, Kate Winslet, Julianne Moore, Robin Wright, Rooney Mara, Lupita Nyong'o, Penelope Cruz, Jessica Chastain, Lea Seydoux, Zhang Ziyi and Charlotte Rampling. The youngest model, Alicia Vikander, is 27; the eldest, Helen Mirren, is 71. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)

    Pirelli’s starry calendar focused on acting talent, not skin

    LONDON (AP) — Pirelli has unveiled a star-studded lineup for its 2017 calendar that looks more like the ultimate Oscar red carpet than the stuff of salacious pinups.

  • This undated file image released by Sony Pictures shows Jane Levy, left, and Dylan Minnette in a scene from "Dont Breathe." According to studio estimates Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, audiences turned out in droves for the late summer thriller, which brought in $26.1 million. (Gordon Timpen/Sony/Screen Gems via AP, File)

    ‘Don’t Breathe’ scores, ousts ‘Suicide Squad’ at box office

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror movie “Don’t Breathe” has reason to let out a big sigh of relief. Audiences turned out in droves for the late summer thriller, which brought in $26.1 million, according to studio estimates released Sunday.