Award shows

June 24, 2017 - 9:46 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — John Legend's work has won Grammys, an Oscar and a Tony, but years before achieving global fame, the Legend-to-be took home another prize: spelling bee champ. A 1989 story in The Springfield News-Sun ( http://bit.ly/2sQ6VSD ) proclaimed, "Product of home teaching wins bee...
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Sidney Crosby, left, and Carl Hagelin of the Pittsburgh Penguins pose with the Stanley Cup before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 21, 2017 - 8:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards and Vegas expansion draft (all times local): 5:46 p.m. Jonathan Marchessault, Cody Eakin and Brayden McNabb are among the first players joining the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft. The NHL revealed the first several picks during the first...
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Sidney Crosby, left, and Carl Hagelin of the Pittsburgh Penguins pose with the Stanley Cup before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 21, 2017 - 8:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards and Vegas expansion draft (all times local): 5:16 p.m. The first trophy of the NHL awards show has been handed out to Connor McDavid. The Edmonton captain won the Ted Lindsay Award, given to the most outstanding player chosen in a vote by NHL players...
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FILE - At left is an Oct. 2, 2015, file photo showing Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock watching from the bench during an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings, in Detroit. At center, in a Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella speaks before an NHL hockey game between Tampa and the Blue Jackets, in Tampa, Fla .At right, in a Nov. 6, 2016, file photo, Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan watches his team play against the Detroit Red Wings, in Detroit. Babcock, Tortorella and McLellan had plenty in common. Not only did the three steer their playoff-starved franchises to the postseason, they are the NHL coach of the year Jack Adams Trophy candidates. (AP Photo/File)
June 21, 2017 - 7:38 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards and Vegas expansion draft (all times local): 4:38 p.m. Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley is eager to reveal the roster that his franchise is building through the expansion draft. When asked to give a sneak peek at that roster before the NHL awards...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, United States' Serena Williams makes a backhand return to her sister Venus during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook are among the finalists for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards. Tennis star Serena Williams and gymnast Simone Biles are two of the finalists for best female athlete. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
June 21, 2017 - 4:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Multiple stars from last summer's Rio Olympics highlight this year's nominees for best male and female athletes for The ESPYs. Swimmer Michael Phelps, who won five gold medals in Rio, joins National League MVP Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney...
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June 21, 2017 - 4:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook are among the finalists for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards. Tennis star Serena Williams and gymnast Simone Biles are two of the finalists for best female athlete. National League MVP Kris...
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Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee speaks during a news conference Monday, June 19, 2017, in Las Vegas. McPhee answered questions about his hockey team and the NHL's expansion draft. (AP Photo/John Locher)v
June 20, 2017 - 8:11 pm
It's 116 degrees in the ice hockey capital of the world. For the next few days, Las Vegas is the place to be on skates. The desert gambling mecca is hosting the NHL's annual postseason awards show on Wednesday, when the league also will reveal the Vegas Golden Knights' choices in the expansion...
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FILE - This Dec. 9, 2008 file photo shows a Grammy Award statue. The 2018 Grammy Awards will be held in New York City, but the show will return to Los Angeles for four years beginning in 2019. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday, June 28, 2017, it signed a four-year deal with the AEG entertainment company to host the show at the Staples Center. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
June 14, 2017 - 9:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammys Awards are transitioning to online voting and have updated rules for its top category, album of the year. The Recording Academy announced new changes Wednesday, including its official switch to online voting for its 13,000 members. Voting for the 2018 Grammy Awards will...
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June 13, 2017 - 3:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Brown, DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne and New Edition have been added as performers at this month's BET Awards. The network announced Tuesday that Post Malone and Roman GianArthur would join previously announced performers Bruno Mars, Migos and Future on June 25 at the Microsoft Theater...
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Kevin Spacey and the cast of Dear Evan Hansen perform at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
June 12, 2017 - 5:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — "Dear Evan Hansen," a heart-wrenching musical about teen angst, loneliness and suicide in the social media age, has taken top honors at the Tony awards. The show stars 23-year-old Ben Platt in a breakout performance. It won six awards Sunday evening, including best musical and best...
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