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Singer Tony Bennett's career, paintings on show in New York

By Roselle Chen| NEW YORK Legendary singer Tony Bennett may have left his heart in San Francisco, but the native New Yorker was in his hometown on Wednesday celebrating his long, prolific career as a singer and a painter. Bennett, known for his traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes and jazz music, was thrilled with a collection of 40 of his paintings and screenings of his performances in a new exhibit titled “Tony Bennett: Celebrating 90 Years of Artistry.” “I’ve always done the two things that I love to ...

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Champion Snooker Player Talks About How Video Games Impacted His Career

Australian Snooker champion Neil Robertson has opened up on his former video game habits and how playing games like League of Legends and World of Warcraft affected his professional career. Speaking to EuroSport (via Kotaku), the Australian-born Robertson said games like League of Legends are designed to “to over your life.” “You find yourself sitting in front of the computer screen for six, seven or eight hours straight. Which is obviously not healthy,” he said. Robertson stressed that his time spent playing video games didn’t necessarily stop him from winning ...

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Antonio Brown scores first career playoff TDs

1:59 PM ET PITTSBURGH — Now that’s setting a tone. Wide receiver Antonio Brown torched the Miami Dolphins’ secondary for touchdowns of 50 and 62 yards on the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ first two drives in Sunday’s AFC wild-card game, his first career postseason scores. Antonio Brown’s 119 yards on his first three catches more than tripled his 39-yard output against Miami in Week 6. Geoff Burke/USA TODAY Sports The 62-yarder is the Steelers’ longest postseason passing score since Ben Roethlisberger‘s 65-yarder to Santonio Holmes in the 2008 AFC Championship Game against the ...

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What a rush: SDSU RB sets FBS career record

10:27 PM ET San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey has broken the FBS career rushing record. Pumphrey surpassed ex-Wisconsin star Ron Dayne’s mark of 6,397 yards early in the fourth quarter of the Aztecs’ 34-10 win over Houston during the Las Vegas Bowl Presented by Geico on Saturday. He finished the day with 115 yards, giving him 6,405 for his career. “It means the world to me,” Pumphrey said as his father wiped away tears before hugging him. Pumphrey, a Las Vegas native, broke the mark on a 15-yard ...

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Broncos' Harris: Titans WR 'tried to end' career

7:24 PM ET NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. said Tennessee Titans wide receiver Harry Douglas “tried to end my career” with a low hit on Harris’ right knee in the second quarter of the Titans’ 13-10 win Sunday at Nissan Stadium. On a 6-yard run by Derrick Henry with 3 minutes, 10 seconds left in the first half, Harris was standing away from the pile in the middle of the field when Douglas dove at Harris’ right knee. Harris, who suffered a torn ACL in his ...

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Red Sox's Sandoval ready for career restart

1:22 PM ET Pablo Sandoval says he isn’t proud of what he has become over the past two years and insists he is ready to make the most of the second chance he’s about to receive. In a joint English-Spanish interview with ESPN.com and ESPN Deportes, Sandoval said he got “complacent” after signing a five-year, $ 95 million contract with the Boston Red Sox in November 2014 and pledged to “start my baseball career all over again” now that he is fully recovered from left shoulder surgery. “My career had ...

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Brady ties Peyton record with 200th career win

9:05 PM ET EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tied the NFL record for victories Sunday, notching his 200th against the New York Jets. Including the playoffs, Brady is 200-61 in his career. He ties Peyton Manning, who retired after last season and finished his career with a 200-92 mark. The Patriots squeezed past the Jets on the road Sunday without a huge game from Tom Brady and the offense, improving to 9-2. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski left Sunday’s game against the Jets late in ...

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Ole Miss QB Kelly's college career done (knee)

10:25 PM ET Ole Miss Rebels quarterback Chad Kelly‘s collegiate career has come to an end. The school announced Sunday that the senior suffered a torn ACL and torn lateral meniscus in his knee during the Rebels’ 37-27 win over Georgia Southern on Saturday. He will undergo season-ending surgery this coming week. Kelly, whose uncle and godfather is NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, accounted for 249 yards of total offense and three touchdowns in Saturday’s victory, but hobbled off the field in the third quarter while favoring his ...

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Career women battle Japan's 'salaryman' culture

Can women save Japan’s economy? A lot of Japanese women know exactly how their careers will end before they’ve even begun. Two paths are open to new hires at many big Japanese firms: the career and non-career tracks — sogo-shoku and ippan-shoku in Japanese. They’re often referred to as the “management” and “mommy” tracks. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Troubled NFL DE Hardy to pursue MMA career

11:56 AM ET ESPN.com news services Controversial free-agent defensive end Greg Hardy is putting his NFL career on hold to pursue a career in mixed martial arts, according to MMAFighting.com. “I’m very focused and excited to start my MMA career,” Hardy said in a statement to the website. “I’m going to do this the right way, I can assure you of that.” Several promotions have reportedly showed interest in Greg Hardy, although he has little experience in mixed martial arts. Steve Nurenberg/Icon Sportswire Hardy has been training for several months, and ...

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