Pros, preps and weekend warriors go virtual amid pandemic

Trevor May has been preparing for this. Not precisely for a global pandemic that would bring sports — and so much else — to an unprecedented standstill. Even hours and hours of dysto...

No. 1 Gamecocks take SEC title, beat No. 9 Bulldogs 76-62

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Mikiah Herbert Harrigan had 15 points, Brea Beal added 12 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 South Carolina rolled to its fifth SEC tournament title in six years, blowing out def...

Coronavirus makes live streaming a dream job in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan-based real-time media and social networking platform 17 Media has seen a sevenfold increase in requests to participate in a recruitment project for live streamers o...

Virus death toll in China rises to 56 with about 2,000 cases

The death toll from a new virus in China has risen to 56 with 1,975 total cases reported, as China's leader called the accelerating spread of the disease a grave situation. The figures reported...

Bible vs indigenous beliefs at issue in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Hoisting a large leather Bible above her head, Bolivia’s new interim president delivered an emphatic message hours after Evo Morales fled under pressure, the end of a nearly 14-...

LaVine powers Bulls past Wizards 115-106

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine had 30 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and the banged-up Chicago Bulls beat Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards 115-106 on Wednesday night. C...

Behind Bey, No. 23 Villanova holds off pesky Penn 80-69

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored a career-high 27 points to lead No. 23 Villanova to an 80-69 victory over Penn on Wednesday night. The Wildcats (6-2) finally pulled away from...

`Like theater in tile form’: Tile’s patterns, designs expand

People have been surfacing floors and walls in tile for hundreds of years; it’s one of our oldest materials. But the industry keeps reinventing the product. Digital printing and fabr...

Over 100,000 celebrate 30 years since fall of Berlin Wall

BERLIN (AP) — Police and organizers say more than 100,000 people took part in an open-air party celebrating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Despite the cold and ...

Apple TV Plus joins streaming wars with Oprah but no library

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As the streaming wars near a fever pitch and viewers are targeted from every vantage point — Disney Plus has the Marvel and Star Wars brands! HBO Max counters with "Game of Thrones"...

Beyond Netflix: A look at what you get with new streamers

Attention binge watchers: There's life beyond Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Streaming choices are about to proliferate with the debut of Apple TV Plus on Friday and Disney Plus in two we...

'Grease' spinoff set for new streaming service HBO Max

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spinoff series inspired by the 1978 movie musical "Grease" has been ordered by HBO Max. The streaming service said Tuesday that "Grease: Rydell High" will be set...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. Haiti came t...

Wheeler leads Team Wilson to win at WNBA All-Star Game

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brittney Griner and the WNBA All-Stars put on quite a show in Team Wilson's 129-126 victory over Team Delle Donne on Saturday. Griner had an All-Star record three du...

Facts and Figures about the 71st Emmy Awards nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some facts and figures about Tuesday's nominations for the 71st Emmy Awards: ___ EMMYS SO WHITE? (AGAIN) This year's group of n...