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Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Published: 08/21/17
Lewis' MDA telethons were full of emotion, star appearances

Lewis' MDA telethons were full of emotion, star appearances

Jerry Lewis, whose career as producer-director-writer and movie star peaked in the 1960s, may be best remembered by younger generations for the muscular dystrophy telethons he conducted every Labor Day weekend
Published: 08/20/17
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died at 84. Gregory was one of the first black standup comedians to find success with white audiences
Published: 08/20/17
MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive' treatment

MLB umpires wear wristbands to protest 'abusive' treatment

Major League Baseball umpires are wearing white wristbands during games to protest what their union says is "abusive player behavior" after Detroit's Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez
Published: 08/20/17

Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84

Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84
Published: 08/20/17
Penn Jillette apologizes to Newfoundland for insult comedy

Penn Jillette apologizes to Newfoundland for insult comedy

Penn Jillette is apologizing profusely for his wisecracks insulting Newfoundland
Published: 08/20/17
Lyon concedes two late goals in 3-3 home draw with Bordeaux

Lyon concedes two late goals in 3-3 home draw with Bordeaux

Forward Nabil Fekir's early contender for goal of the season was not enough as Lyon conceded two late goals to draw 3-3 with Bordeaux in a thrilling French league match on Saturday
Published: 08/19/17

BC-SOC--French Roundup,1st Ld-Writethru

PARIS (AP) — Forward Nabil Fekir's early contender for goal of the season was not enough, as Lyon conceded two late goals to draw with Bordeaux 3-3 in a thrilling French league match on Saturday.
Published: 08/19/17
Dortmund impresses without Dembele in Bundesliga-opener

Dortmund impresses without Dembele in Bundesliga-opener

Borussia Dortmund showed it can thrive this season without suspended forward Ousmane Dembele by opening its Bundesliga campaign with a 3-0 rout at Wolfsburg on Saturday
Published: 08/19/17

BC-SOC--German Roundup,1st Ld-Writethru

BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund showed it can thrive this season without suspended forward Ousmane Dembele by opening its Bundesliga campaign with a 3-0 rout at Wolfsburg on Saturday.
Published: 08/19/17