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Commanders' Dan Snyder fined $60M US for sexually harassing employee, financial improprieties

Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder sexually harassed a team employee and oversaw team executives who deliberately withheld millions of dollars in revenue from other clubs, and he has agreed to pay a $60 million US fine, the league announced Thursday.

PGA-Saudi deal to include $1B US funding, Norman out as LIV CEO, says Tour exec

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has agreed to invest more than $1 billion US in a new commercial entity controlled by the PGA Tour, and Greg Norman will be ousted as the CEO of LIV Golf if the business deal between the Saudis and the tour is finalized, a tour executive told Congress on Tuesday.

Kuzma pours in 30 as Raptors fall to Wizards, losing ground in playoff race

Kyle Kuzma scored the game's first 10 points and finished with 30, Kristaps Porzingis added 25 points, and the Washington Wizards beat the visiting Toronto Raptors 119-108 on Thursday night in the opener of a two-game set between Eastern Conference playoff contenders.

Alexander Zverev wins 4th ATP title of year at Citi Open

The past champions whose names line the grandstands at the Citi Open include Andre Agassi (five times), Jimmy Connors, Stefan Edberg and Ivan Lendl. On Sunday, Alexander Zverev showed he may one day belong among such exalted company.

David Letterman to receive Mark Twain Prize for humour

David Letterman's job was to make America laugh five nights a week, but he also didn't mind making his audience uncomfortable. The late-night host's irascible, independent streak inspired fierce loyalty from fans and has led to the top U.S. prize for humour.

Straight Outta Compton, Dodgers play-by-play caller Vin Scully join U.S. recording registry

Straight Outta Compton — the groundbreaking album from rap group N.W.A. and a one-time flashpoint in America's culture wars — has been selected for the prestigious U.S. National Recording Registry.

Saving Dorothy's ruby slippers: $300K Kickstarter aims to preserve Smithsonian's beloved shoes

It will take more than three clicks of the heels to preserve the ruby slippers that whisked Dorothy back to Kansas at the end of The Wizard of Oz.

Smokey Robinson tapped for Gershwin pop music prize

Rhythm and blues icon Smokey Robinson has been honoured by the Library of Congress with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

Bill Murray, whose 'humour seems to defy time itself,' nabs Mark Twain comedy prize

Bill Murray will be this year's recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the award honouring those who influence society in the tradition of Samuel Clemens, the writer, satirist and social commentator better known as Mark Twain.

Exhibit of Bill Cosby's art collection closes but ethical questions won't disappear

Bill Cosby was well on his way to becoming a pariah for his alleged sexual misconduct when the Smithsonian launched an exhibit funded by Cosby and his wife that showcases art from their private collection, which wrapped up this weekend.