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Giancarlo Stanton on Miami Marlins: 'No more backpedaling'

The Dodgers appear fully stocked in the outfield, but could they pass on a chance to bring Giancarlo Stanton home?

Paramount closing in on Martin Scorsese religious drama 'Silence'

Martin Scorsese's "Silence" is poised to find its voice at Paramount Pictures. The studio is negotiating a deal to distribute the director's long-gestating religious drama, an adaptation of the novel by Japanese author Shusaku Endo.

NCAA President Mark Emmert earned $1.7 million in 2012

NCAA President Mark Emmert may be embattled, but he doesn't appear broke.

Lakers' week in review

The Lakers were quite active over the past week, making roster moves on the heels of free-agent Carmelo Anthony choosing to re-sign with the New York Knicks.

World Cup 2014: Highlights, lowlights and surprises

Memorable moments include Tim Howard's saves, Costa Rica's punch and Luis Suarez's bite. Memorable moments include Tim Howard's saves, Costa Rica's punch and Luis Suarez's bite.

John Oliver tackles income inequality on 'Last Week Tonight'

Are you someone who pays for HBO or gets it through, ahem, other means? How you answer that question will say a lot about where you fall on the debate about income inequality. Or, at least, that's what John Oliver says in the warm-up to his extended look at America's wealth gap on Sunday's...

Canada's 'Backpackers' and 'Seed' come home to roost at CW

'Backpackers' is a shallow excuse to get wild and crazy in Europe. 'Seed' is a twist on the old childish-adult-transformed plot, but it's surprisingly substantial. 'Backpackers' is a shallow excuse to get wild and crazy in Europe. 'Seed' is a twist on the old childish-adult-transformed plot, but it's surprisingly substantial.

Costa Concordia wreck is refloated so its final journey can begin

Two and a half years after the Costa Concordia’s deadly wreck off the coast of Italy, salvage crews refloated the cruise ship and detached it from its resting spot Monday so it can begin its final journey.

Heigl, Woodard talk 'State of Affairs,' 'Homeland' and likability

Coming this fall, Katherine Heigl and Alfre Woodard team up in the NBC drama "State of Affairs."

Angels' Mike Trout looks forward to future Home Run Derby

Mike Trout is the consensus best player in baseball. He would have been a natural for Monday night's Home Run Derby -- he has more home runs than any of the 10 contestants -- but he rejected an invitation.

SEC's Mike Slive trumpets baseball (baseball?) and NCAA reform

Commissioner Mike Slive opened Monday's four-day Southeastern Conference football media days with his usual bragging about the league's dominance in... baseball?

'Planet of the Apes' and the rise of the midstream director switch

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is proving to be one highly evolved sequel, outperforming its well-regarded 2011 predecessor, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," with a better-than-expected $73-million opening weekend and excellent reviews to boot.

Source of mystery odor in suburban Philadelphia under investigation

There have been no signs of illness from a mystery odor that prompted the evacuation of about 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia, officials said on Monday, while waiting for tests to determine the exact cause of what led to the noxious smell.

TV ratings: CBS' 'Big Brother,' ABC's 'Rising Star' gain Sunday viewers

ABC's reality singing competition "Rising Star" shined in the television ratings on Sunday.

Adam Wainwright -- not Clayton Kershaw -- to start for NL All-Stars

Clayton Kershaw might be the best pitcher in the major leagues, but he will not start the All-Star Game.

Dick Clark Productions names Amy Thurlow to senior post

Dick Clark Productions, one of the biggest producers of live awards shows, has tapped Amy Thurlow as chief operating officer and chief financial officer.

Big Kahuna award, $213,000 up for grabs at Siemer Summit

Thirty-five start-ups are vying for a $213,000 prize this week in Santa Monica at the Siemer Summit, a conference for entrepreneurs and investors.

Alberto Contador drops out of the Tour de France

Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France on Monday after crashing during Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains.

LeBron James saves the day with video footage of World Cup 'streaker'

Can you believe there was actually a time when a lot of us viewed LeBron James as a villain?

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