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Rams rookie tight end Gerald Everett isn't shy about his expectations

Rams rookie tight end Gerald Everett made a statement, paused to seek permission, then realized he could say almost anything he wanted since he was a pro. “We could be better than the Redskins’ tight ends,” Everett said Wednesday as rookies reported to training camp at UC Irvine. “If I can say...

Showdown between LaMelo Ball and Zion Williamson in AAU game in Las Vegas draws massive crowd

NBA stars, Hall of Fame coaches and thousands of spectators showed up to the biggest attraction in Las Vegas to see two top-10 high school basketball prospects clash on the same court. Junior point guard LaMelo Ball and the Big Ballers Brand took on senior Zion Williamson and his SC Supreme team...

'Furious' box office success boosts Comcast earnings

Comcast reported strong second-quarter earnings Thursday driven by the box office success of “Fate of the Furious,” increases in distribution revenues for its TV network and growth in its theme park business. Net income for the quarter was $2.51 billion, up 23.9% over last year. Earnings per share...

Ava DuVernay, Larry Wilmore, Peter Bogdanovich and more to take part in Sundance Next Fest

The tag line for this year’s Sundance Next Festival is “movies, music and mischief collide,” speaking to the reliably unpredictable juxtapositions of the event. On Thursday festival organizers released more of what’s to come this year at the Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles from Aug. 10-13,...

Kathryn Bigelow confronts a horrific chapter of American history in the searing, vital ‘Detroit’

Near the beginning and the end of “Detroit,” Kathryn Bigelow’s tense, excruciating and entirely necessary new film, a young Motown performer named Larry Reed (beautifully played by Algee Smith) raises his head and croons to the heavens with heart-swelling abandon. First he sings of love on an enormous...

Galaxy fire coach Curt Onalfo, hire Sigi Schmid to finish season

The slumping Galaxy fired coach Curt Onalfo on Thursday and named Sigi Schmid, a former Galaxy and Seattle Sounders coach, to take his place through the end of the season. Schmid, 64, is the winningest coach in MLS history, with 254 victories in 17 seasons with the Galaxy, Columbus Crew and Seattle...

Martin Shkreli repeatedly lied to investors, prosecutor says in closing arguments

A prosecutor at the securities fraud trial of Martin Shkreli said the former pharmaceutical CEO scammed investors in a pair of failed hedge funds. Prosecutor Alixandra Smith told a jury in closing arguments Thursday that Shkreli repeatedly lied to investors about how much money was in one of the...

Lesson learned for Rams rookie John Johnson

Rams rookie John Johnson seemed to be a quick study. At UC Irvine, site of the Rams training camp, there was no trace of the crew that filmed “Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Los Angeles Rams” last season. But at least one scene from the HBO series lingered with Johnson, who said he watched...

California has too much pot, and growers won't be able to export the surplus

A leader of California’s marijuana industry warned Wednesday that the state’s cannabis growers produce eight times the pot that is consumed in the state so some will face “painful” pressure to reduce crops under new state regulations that will ban exports after Jan. 1. Some marijuana growers will...

Top Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway says colleagues 'using the press to shiv each other'

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com White House staffers continued their angry campaign against leaks -- and each other -- as top advisor Kellyanne Conway used vivid language in a Fox interview Thursday to denounce colleagues who are "using the press to shiv each other in the ribs."The...

Warfare in the West Wing breaks into the open as Scaramucci takes aim at Priebus

A knife fight for control of the West Wing broke into the open Thursday morning as President Trump's new communications director Anthony Scaramucci lashed out at White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in a televised interview, accusing Priebus of leaking and standing in the way of Trump's agenda....

Twitter reports $116-million loss and no user growth since last quarter

Twitter Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $116.5 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the San Francisco company said it had a loss of 16 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 8 cents a share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. Beginning with the...

In Trousdale Estates, home prices run from $3.3 million to $100 million

Home prices run the gamut in Trousdale Estates, a Beverly Hills neighborhood known for its architectural range and high-profile residents. Oversized windows and glass doors take in leafy views at this villa-style home on a quarter of an acre. Address: 1315 Schuyler Road, Beverly Hills, 90210 Listed...

Rebellion in Detroit: The real-life events that inspired Kathryn Bigelow's new film

“Detroit,” the latest installment in Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow’s gritty film repertoire, recounts the racially charged killings at the Algiers Motel in 1967. The incident was catalyzed by a series of race riots that had broken out across the nation in the preceding months, now remembered...

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