• 'Girls' Star Allison Williams is New Peter Pan

    'Girls' Star Allison Williams is New Peter Pan

    NBC has picked its Peter Pan: high-flying "Girls" star Allison Williams. The network announced Wednesday that Williams will play the boy who refused to grow up in NBC's new staging of "Peter Pan Live!" The live telecast of this musical classic will air Dec. 4. The 26-year-old actress-comedian plays Marnie M...

  • NCAA Settles Head Injury Lawsuit for $70M

    NCAA Settles Head Injury Lawsuit for $70M

    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go nearly far enough. The deal, filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago, calls for the NCAA to toug...

  • Suspended! ESPN Punishes Stephen A. Smith For Comments

    Suspended! ESPN Punishes Stephen A. Smith For Comments

    ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don't do anything to provoke an attack. Smith's commentary occurred during a discussion on ESPN2's "First Take" last Friday about the NFL's two-game s...

  • Lionel Messi Charged with Tax Fraud

    Lionel Messi Charged with Tax Fraud

    A Spanish court will push ahead with prosecuting the Barcelona forward Lionel Messi for alleged tax evasion despite a recommendation from the public prosecutor the charges be dismissed. The prosecutor argued in June that Messi’s father Jorge was responsible for the family’s finances and not the four-ti...

  • Girl Dies After Plane Hits Her on the Beach

    Girl Dies After Plane Hits Her on the Beach

    The 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a Florida beach and killed her father also has died from her injuries, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said on Tuesday. Oceana Irizarry and her family were walking on Caspersen Beach in Venice on Sunday when the pilot of a single-engin...

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