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81 The number is as synonymous with Kobe Bryant's career as 8 or 24. Bryant's two decades in the NBA have been highlighted by five championships, seven Finals appearances, 15 postseason trips and too many individual awards and honors to mention. But for many, a regular-season game against the
50 Best Albums of 2015
Anyone who tells you that 2015 didn’t offer up a wide variety of excellent music wasn’t paying attention. This year was actually tremendous. You may have had to do a little digging to find the best records, but like many recent years, 2015 offered up an embarrassment of riches. I liked a lot more
What President Obama Is Listening to This Summer
What's President Obama been up to on his summer nights at Martha's Vineyard? We now know that, for one thing, he's been jamming out to some of his favorite songs of the summer. Midway through the president's two-week-long August vacation, the White House has revealed a Spotify playlist of some of
Music Reviews: The Latest From Madonna, the Cast of 'Empire,' Will Butler and More
This week, Madonna returns with her downright epic 13th album, which in its fullest form spans 25 songs over two discs. Also, Arcade Fire’s Will Butler goes solo, Fox’s hit show “Empire” releases its first soundtrack compilation, “ The Sound Of Music ” turns 50 and gets the reissue treatment,
The Year in Review: The 50 Best Albums of 2014
As 2014 comes to a close, it's time to take stock in the year. There are several trends that come to light when looking at the best albums of the year. A new form of synth-pop that began bubbling under in 2012 and 2013 has now fully taken over while rock and R&B seem to be disappointingly fading
Record Release Rundown: The Latest From Weezer, Macy Gray, Johnny Marr and More
This week the members of Weezer attempt to reclaim their rock roots, Macy Gray offers up her latest, the Smiths’ Johnny Marr offers up his second full-tilt rock album in two years, underground hip-hop legend MF DOOM joins forces with new rapper Bishop Nehru as NehruvianDOOM, Flying Lotus continues
Harrisons essential to UK's March run
INDIANAPOLIS -- They all giggle about it. About them. Mention Andrew and Aaron Harrison , and the Kentucky Wildcats begin to chuckle. The potent pair who has helped the program rise to a third Final Four in four seasons -- this one more improbable than the others -- is a staple of this movement.
Instant Index: Rare Footage Released of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...
Juan Luis Guerra Wants To Tell You Who He Is
If you know anyone from South America, or anyone whose parents are from South America, odds are they like to dance to Juan Luis Guerra. Guerra is a Dominican merengue and bachata singer whose happy music can pull you out of the funkiest funk on the rainiest day. He's been making music for decades
PHOTOS: Neon New York Nights
James and Karla Murray‘s new photo book, “New York Nights,” documents the city’s bright storefronts that keep the city that never sleeps awake, fed and inspired. With interviews from the owners of theaters, pharmacies, liquor stores, hot dog stands, restaurants and speakeasies, the Murrays give...