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2 years 1 month ago

Jets' Tebow trademarking 'Tebowing'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Dropping to a knee like Tim Tebow might cost you now. The New York Jets backup quarterback is trademarking "Tebowing," the move in which he goes down on one knee and holds a clenched fist against his forehead while praying during games. After Tebow led...

2 years 9 months ago

"Hugo" leads Academy Award nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- Martin Scorsese's Paris adventure "Hugo" leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, among them best picture and the latest director honor for the Oscar-winning filmmaker. Also nominated for best picture Tuesday: the silent film "The Artist"; the family drama "The Descendants"; the Sept. 11...

3 years 8 months ago

The Oscar goes to...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "The King's Speech" has been crowned best picture at an Academy Awards ceremony as precise as a state coronation, the monarchy drama leading as expected with four Oscars and predictable favorites claiming acting honors. Colin Firth as stammering British ruler George VI in "The King's Speech"...

4 years 8 months ago

Oscars arrive with predictability out of picture

Too predictable. That's the persistent complaint about the Academy Awards. Not this time - at least for Sunday's top Oscar. The best-picture lineup has expanded to 10 films instead of the usual five this year, and the box-office phenomenon "Avatar" is head-to-head with the low-grossing war story "The Hurt Locker."...

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