Baseball

  1. Video: Jenni Rivera Sings 'Star Spangled Banner' at Dodger Stadium

    December 10, 2012 5:41 PM EST For Jenni Rivera, Dodgers Stadium felt "like home." In an interview at the stadium, where she sang the national anthem and "God Bless America" on the Latino-themed Viva Los Dodgers Day last summer, the L.A.-born and Long Beach- ...

  2. Chart Moves: Donald Fagen Charts Highest Album Since 1993 on Billboard 200

    October 25, 2012 2:15 PM EDT As previously reported , Jason Aldean scores his first No. 1 on the Billboard 200, as "Night Train" rolls in at the summit with 409,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, while Brandy, Scotty McCreery and Jamey Johnson make top ...

  3. MLB Fan Cave Offers Unique Concert Opportunities

    August 02, 2012 1:15 PM EDT There hasn't been a Tower Records on the corner of Manhattan's East Fourth Street and Lafayette for nearly six years, but now a whole new kind of musical experience has taken its place. The MLB Fan Cave, a TV studio/performance space ope ...

  4. Scooter Braun: The Tycoon of Teen

    August 02, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Justin Bieber's guy." It's a moniker Scooter Braun accepts with a combination of pride and frustration. He acknowledges the honor - "Justin is the most famous part of our business," he says - while hoping those bestowing i ...

  5. Santana Books Two Years at Las Vegas' House of Blues

    February 23, 2012 6:00 PM EST Guitar legend Carlos Santana plans a two-year headlining gig at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, switching venues from his previous home at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Representatives for the House of Blues say Santana will h ...

  6. Roger Williams, Famed Pianist, Dies at 87

    October 10, 2011 6:42 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - Roger Williams, the virtuoso pianist who topped the Billboard pop charts in the 1950s and played for nine U.S. presidents during a long career, died Saturday. He was 87. Williams died at his home in Los Angeles of complications ...

  7. Santana Admonishes Georgia for New Immigration Law

    May 16, 2011 6:50 AM EDT Carlos Santana on Sunday used baseball's annual Civil Rights Game as a platform to admonish Georgia and Arizona for their new immigration laws. Santana received the Beacon of Change Award before the Braves-Phillies game. The Grammy-winning mu ...

  8. The Brains Behind Justin Bieber: A Conversation With Scooter Braun

    November 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sunday night’s American Music Awards said it all: There’s a new Justin in town. The 16-year-old wunderkind — a title the multi-instrumentalist can legitimately claim — Justin Bieber won four awards (all fan-voted) during the ABC broadcast, includi ...

  9. Appeals Court Sets Hearing In Jackson Estate Case

    September 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT An appeals court has scheduled a hearing for lawyers for the father of Michael Jackson to argue that he deserves a role in decisions involving his son's multi-million dollar estate. The Second District Court of Appeal said Thursday (Sept. 2) ...

  10. Yankees, Jay-Z Team Up On Co-branded Merchandise

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Get your New York Yankees hats here - with a Jay-Z logo. The hip-hop mogul is teaming up with his favorite baseball squad on co-branded clothes that will be sold exclusively at Yankee Stadium beginning next week. All the items, from baseball caps ...

  11. Michael Jackson's Dad Ends Bid For Estate Stipend

    June 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's father is withdrawing his request to receive more than $15,000 a month from his late son's estate. A court filing says Joe Jackson is dropping his bid to receive a monthly allowance, opting instead to pursue a wrongful ...

  12. Hall & Oates Join Arizona Boycott, Cancel Phoenix Gig

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The rock duo Daryl Hall and John Oates announced Monday they will not be playing Phoenix next month following an Arizona Diamondbacks game. Their manager Jonathan Wolfson told The Associated Press from Los Angeles that Hall and Oates will not play ...

  13. Jay-Z Vs. Big Papi In Nightclub Name Lawsuit

    April 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z and a business partner are suing slugger David Ortiz, claiming the Boston Red Sox star named his Dominican nightclub after the mogul's chain of 40/40 clubs. The lawsuit, filed Thursday (April 16) in Manhattan Federal Court, accuses Orti ...

  14. Court Disciplines Joe Jackson's Attorney

    December 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST Records show an attorney handling Joe Jackson's bid to receive a monthly stipend from his son's estate has had his law license placed on probation for two years. Last week's decision by the California Supreme Court isn't relate ...

  15. John Legend To Sing National Anthem At World Series

    October 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT John Legend is going to the World Series. Major League Baseball says the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will perform the national anthem before Game Two at Yankee Stadium Thursday (Oct. 29). New York natives Jay-Z and Alicia Keys will warm up th ...

  16. Jay-Z, Alicia Keys To Perform At World Series

    October 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The New York Yankees have been blasting Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind" during their playoff run. Now, the team is having the rap king perform the song live to kick off Game 1 of the World Series. Jay-Z and fellow New Yorker Alicia K ...

  17. Michael Jackson's Mother Wins Temporary Control Of Estate

    June 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's mother Katherine on Monday won temporary guardianship of the late singer's children and control of his estate as a legal battle over his kids, money and belongings began to take shape. Katherine Jackson won the first ro ...

  18. Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp Team For Summer Bill

    April 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp will share the bill during a U.S. summer tour of minor league baseball parks, beginning July 2 at the GCS Ballpark in Sauget, Ill., and wrapping Aug. 15 at the Banner Island Ballpark in Stockton, Calif. ...

  19. Neil Diamond To Perform At Fenway Park

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond will perform in concert this summer at Fenway Park in Boston. The singer made the announcement in a big-screen broadcast at the Boston Red Sox home opener yesterday (April 8), during the traditional eighth-inning sing-along of his Swe ...

  20. Rock Bottom Distributing To Close

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST After 26 years, Rock Bottom Distributing is shutting its doors, reports owner Jeff Scheible. Rather than file for Chapter 11 and have legal fees eat up the estate, Scheible says he is trying to collect Rock Bottom receivables so that he can " ...

  21. Red Sox's 'Dice-K' Pitches New Album

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke "Dice-K" Matsuzaka will release an album of his favorite songs next month. "Music From the Mound" will be in stores July 17, EMI Music Marketing said Tuesday. The CD features a compilation of Mats ...

  22. Counting Crows Touring With Live, Collective Soul

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a bill straight out of 1995, Counting Crows will tour minor-league baseball stadiums this summer with support from Live and Collective Soul. Third Eye Blind will also join the lineup for a handful of shows. The trek begins July 22 in Wilmington ...

  23. Over The Counter: Carey, Green Day Offer Hope To Down Year

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST As the clock winds down on 2005, with album sales lagging for the fourth time in five years, where can the music industry turn for solutions? Believe it or not, one answer popped up in the sports page As the clock winds down on 2005, with album sa ...

  24. Saving CBGB: Supporters Still Have Time To Rally

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As that great protest singer Yogi Berra once sang, "CBGB ain't over till it's over." As that great protest singer Yogi Berra once sang, "CBGB ain't over till it's over." Yes, an eviction notice for failure t ...

  25. Uehara Appointed Fujipacific Music Prez

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Toru Uehara has been named president and chief representative director of Japanese music publisher Fujipacific Music. He replaces Ichiro Asatsuma, who becomes Fujipacific's chairman. Toru Uehara has been named president and chief representati ...

  26. Uehara Appointed Fujipacific Music Pres

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Toru Uehara has been named president and chief representative director of leading Japanese music publisher Fujipacific Music. He replaces Ichiro Asatsuma, who becomes Fujipacific's chairman. Toru Uehara has been named president and chief repr ...

  27. Michael Jackson Fans Gather at Courthouse

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dozens of dancing, hollering fans gathered outside a courthouse Monday (Jan. 31) as Michael Jackson's child molestation case headed to trial. SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) -- Dozens of dancing, hollering fans gathered outside a courthouse Monday ( ...

  28. Buffett Shows Set For Fenway Park

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Historic baseball stadium to host two-night stand. Historic baseball stadium to host two-night stand. News ...

  29. Senator Introduces Bill To Benefit Songwriters

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Ky., today (Feb. 26) introduced the Senate version of the Songwriters Capital Gains Tax Equity Act. The bill amends the Internal Revenue Service Code to allow songwriters to claim Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Ky., today (Feb. 26) introd ...