Ledecky heads pro swim league set to debut in US, Europe

Europe 04/09/19, 16:40

A new professional league for elite swimmers will debut this year with U.S. and foreign teams competing in a mixed gender format with the athletes being paid.Five-time Olympic champion Katie Ledecky will compete for one of the International Swimming League's eight teams — four based in the U.S. and four ...

Costume Designers Guild to honor Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

U.S. 02/19/19, 03:05

Oscar nominees Glenn Close and "Black Panther" costume designer Ruth E. Carter will be honored Tuesday night at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards.Close will receive the spotlight award at the ceremony Tuesday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The guild will pay homage to ...

Netflix named The Associated Press’ Entertainer of the Year

Entertainment 12/21/18, 15:34

After a year like this, Netflix shows no signs of chilling.The dominant online video streamer started 2018 with almost 118 million subscribers, went on to win its first feature-film Oscar, briefly surpassed Disney as the most valuable U.S. media company, lured the likes of superstar show runners Shonda Rhimes, Kenya ...

Ledecky, Murphy big winners at USA Swimming’s Golden Goggles

Sports 11/20/18, 14:05

Katie Ledecky was honored as the top female swimmer for the sixth straight year, while Ryan Murphy took home three prizes at USA Swimming's Golden Goggles awards.Ledecky and Murphy were honored Monday night In New York for their performances at 2018's biggest meet, the Pan Pacific Championships. ...

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