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Woody Allen’s rep: Farrow claims ‘untrue’ ‘disgraceful’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Woody Allen says the director calls Dylan Farrow’s allegations of child molestation “untrue and disgraceful.” Publicist Leslee Dart said in an email Sunday that Allen has read Farrow’s open-letter, published online by …Woody Allen: Farrow Claims ‘Untrue,’ ‘Disgraceful’ABC NewsWoody Allen calls abuse accusations “untrue and disgraceful”CBS NewsWoody […]

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Peyton Manning wins 2013 NFL Most Valuable Player award – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK — They may have been ducks, but they certainly were effective. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who admitted earlier this week that he was “proud” to throw wobbly passes, capped one of the greatest statistical seasons in the history …Peyton Manning and the legacy questionLos Angeles TimesPeyton Manning wins 5th MVP awardESPNPeyton […]

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Goodell: NFL would consider allowing medical marijuana – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK – Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the NFL would consider allowing athletes to use marijuana to treat concussions and other head injuries if medical experts deemed it a legitimate solution. Appearing with General Electric CEO Jeff …Roger Goodell: NFL Will Consider Marijuana Use If It Helps ConcussionsNESN.comSuper Bowl 2014: Roger Goodell says […]

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Clash of the liberals in New York – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK — When he ran for mayor last year, Democrat Bill de Blasio thrilled liberals when he promised universal pre-kindergarten funded by taxing rich New Yorkers whose wealth skyrocketed under his billionaire predecessor Mayor Michael Bloomberg.Cost of Educating New York City’s 4-Year-Olds Proves Difficult to CalculateNew York TimesCuomo unveils low-growth budgetCrain’s New York […]

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Dingy New York LaGuardia to get $3.6 billion makeover – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) – Dark, dingy, cramped and sad. These are some of the ways travelers describe LaGuardia Airport, a bustling hub often ranked in customer satisfaction surveys as the worst in America. “It does not represent what people think of when they …Makeover in the works for New York’s LaGuardia AirportCapecodonlineDingy LaGuardia Airport […]

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Taylor Kitsch, Peter Berg’s bond is ‘Survivor’ strong – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK — There are expedient, fleeting Hollywood friendships and then there are those real-world bonds that withstand booms and busts. The one between actor Taylor Kitsch, 32, and director Peter Berg, 49, belongs in the latter category. They’ve been …Critic’s Pick: ‘Lone Survivor’ pairs combat violence with humane actsLos Angeles TimesPeter Berg brings […]

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Nets’ Deron Williams sidelined after ankle treatment – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — Deron Williams will miss the Brooklyn Nets’ game against Golden State on Wednesday after receiving treatment for his chronically injured ankles. Williams was diagnosed Monday with a sprained left ankle, and the Nets said he was …D-Will again shelved by ankle injuryESPNNets’ Deron Williams in walking boot, will be re-evaluated […]

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Julia Roberts lets it all go in ‘August: Osage County’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK — For Julia Roberts, playing tart-tongued Barbara Weston in August: Osage County meant a million different things all compressed into one treasured experience. She was honored to be an integral part of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize–winning play …‘August: Osage County’ review: Dark drama is a must-seeFox NewsAugust: Osage County Starring Meryl Streep […]

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Lt. Gov.: ‘Duck Dynasty’ important to Louisiana – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana’s lieutenant governor says the Duck Dynasty reality TV show is important to state tourism — and he could help connect the Robertson family with new producers if they cannot reach agreement with the A&E cable TV network …Cracker Barrel reverses decision to pull Duck Dynasty productsCNNCracker Barrel rolls over: […]

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Leo DiCaprio’s mantra: Gratitude, not greed – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK – In The Wolf of Wall Street (opening Christmas Day), perennially hungry huckster Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) revels in the exuberant excess that somehow never strikes him as superfluous. His life, paid for by an illegal financial operation, …‘American Hustle’ and ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ come late to the Oscar partyLos Angeles […]

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Florida State’s Jameis Winston wins Heisman Trophy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK – Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston won the 79th Heisman Trophy in a landslide Saturday night, becoming the second consecutive freshman to take home the award. “I can’t explain the feeling that I have inside right now,” Winston said.Winston, ACC win bigBoston HeraldWinston named youngest Heisman winnerReutersTrophy keeps Winston atop his classESPNBoston […]

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Jameis Winston stays poised a day before Heisman ceremony – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK — Even facing questions about the investigation into a sexual assault complaint that generated so much attention for the last month, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston looked comfortable and poised Friday, roughly 24 hours before he …Jameis Winston Accuser’s Attorney Rips InvestigationABC NewsJameis Winston On His Year Off The FieldESPNAttorney of Florida […]

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TNT’s ‘Mob City’ tweets out script of debut episode – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — Mob City is beginning what is surely TV’s first “adaptweetion.” The series, premiering on the TNT network, is tweeting the screenplay of its first episode before it airs. The Twitter account @MobCityTNT will transport followers back to the …TNT to Launch Line-By-Line Adaptation of Mob City Premiere Script on Twitter […]