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Breakdancing to make its Olympic debut at Paris 2024

(CNN) -- Breaking -- elite breakdancing -- will make its Olympics debut at Paris 2024, officials announced Monday. It will be the first DanceSport event to appear at an Olympic Games, having been staged at the Youth Olympics in Buenos…

With red carpets rolled up, the Oscar race goes virtual

This year, Hollywood's awards season is operating in a strange COVID-19 vacuum with only a whiff of the stuff it thrives on: buzz. Oscar season is pushing ahead, despite the pandemic and a year where most of the biggest releases were postponed. The timetable has shifted two months. The Academy Awards are to be held April 25. Awards season, such as it is, has gone virtual. The Oscar race will Zoomed. The pandemic also has undoubtedly reshuffled the usual kinds of movies in the race. Many of the films that might have been among the favorites have been postponed. That’s left open positions for smaller films that might have had to fight harder for the spotlight.

'Jeopardy' resumes production Monday with series of interim hosts

CULVER CITY, Calif. -- Production of 'Jeopardy!' will resume on Monday, weeks after after longtime host Alex Trebek died of cancer. RELATED: Alex Trebek, long-running ‘Jeopardy!’ host, dies at 80 of pancreatic cancer Last week, the show announced that upcoming…

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has died. Maradona was among the best players in history and led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity. He was 60. Maradona was famous for the “Hand of God” goal in which he punched the ball into England’s net during the 1986 World Cup quarterfinals. He captivated fans over a two-decade career with a bewitching style of play that was all his own. His reputation was tarnished by his addictions and an ill-fated spell in charge of the national team but he remained idolized in soccer-mad Argentina as the “Pibe de Oro” or “Golden Boy.”

Grammy Awards 2021: List of nominees in top categories

A list of nominees in the top categories at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. RELATED: List of winners at the 2020 American Music Awards — Album of the year: “Chilombo,” Jhené Aiko; “Black Pumas…

Seattle Seahawks still won't allow fans at upcoming home games

SEATTLE, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks won't allow fans in their arena for two upcoming home against on Dec. 6 and Dec. 13. This is consistent with the cautious approach the team has taken throughout this season. https://twitter.com/Seahawks/status/1331033117633593346 The Seattle…

WSU football game against Stanford canceled

SPOKANE, Wash. — A day after learning WSU starting quarterback Jayden de Laura had tested positive for COVID-19, Saturday’s game between the Cougars and the Stanford Cardinal has been canceled. https://twitter.com/BonaguraESPN/status/1329905428369612800 This news coming after it was noted that the…

'Wonder Woman 1984' to debut in theaters and on HBO Max

“Wonder Woman 1984” isn’t skipping theaters or moving to 2021, but it is altering course. The last big blockbuster holdout of 2020 is still opening in U.S. theaters on Christmas Day but it will also be made available to HBO Max subscribers free of charge for its first month, Warner Bros. said Wednesday. The film will also debut in international theaters on Dec. 16. It is an unprecedented strategy for a film of its size, but a sign of the extraordinary measures that many Hollywood studios have had to resort to in the COVID 19-era. 

Seahawks defensive lineman Damontre Moore suspended 6 games

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Damontre Moore was suspended six games by the NFL on Monday for violation of the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Moore will be eligible to return to the Seahawks’ roster following their…