Award shows

Bruno Mars performs "Perm" at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
June 25, 2017 - 10:34 pm
R&B girl group Xscape reunited on the BET Award stage for a performance that won over the audience nostalgic for '90s R&B. The foursome sang the popular hits "Just Kickin' It," ''Understanding" and "Who Can I Run To?" on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The crowd was in awe,...
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Bruno Mars performs "Perm" at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
June 25, 2017 - 9:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the BET Awards being presented from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Bruno Mars has won the BET Award for best male R&B pop artist — his first award from a network that he credits with catapulting him to stardom. Mars said Sunday...
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Leslie Jones arrives at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
June 25, 2017 - 8:28 pm
An energetic Bruno Mars kicked off the 2017 BET Awards with a fun and funky performance on a night where he could win his first BET Award. The pop star, whose last album was heavily inspired by '90s R&B, was full of energy Sunday when he sang "Perm" onstage with six of his backup dancers at the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016, file photo, Bruno Mars performs at the 2016 Jingle Ball at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The “B” in BET Awards could stand for Beyonce, or Bruno Mars. Both pop stars are the top nominees at Sunday’s show, June 25, 2017, where they will compete in four of the same categories, including video of the year. Mars, who will open the show at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, is nominated for five awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 25, 2017 - 10:06 am
The "B'' in BET Awards could stand for Beyonce or Bruno Mars. Both pop stars are the top nominees at Sunday's show, where they will compete in four of the same categories, including video of the year. Beyonce, who dominated last year's show with multiple wins and a show-stopping performance, is up...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2017 photo, John Legend arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. 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 proclaimed, “Product of home teaching wins bee.” The newspaper said the 10-year-old Legend took a no-nonsense approach, not cracking a smile during the competition until his tutor cried out in joy when he correctly spelled the winning word: prejudice. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
June 24, 2017 - 11:05 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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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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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2006, file photo, former Detroit Red Wings and NHL Hall of Fame player Marcel Dionne gestures during a press conference in Detroit. Three-time Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman endured an awkward moment on stage at the NHL awards show after Hall of Fame hockey star Marcel Dionne complimented her legs. Raisman and Dionne were on stage together Wednesday night, June 21, 2017, to present the Lady Byng Trophy for gentlemanly play. During their pre-award patter, Dionne praised Raisman's gymnastic success and then made a sweeping gesture toward Raisman, saying: "Look at those legs!" (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
June 22, 2017 - 10:20 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three-time Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman endured an awkward moment on stage at the NHL awards show after Hall of Fame hockey star Marcel Dionne complimented her legs. Raisman and Dionne were on stage together Wednesday night to present the Lady Byng Trophy for gentlemanly...
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Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins holds the Frank J. Selke Trophy after winning the award during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 21, 2017 - 9:48 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards and Vegas expansion draft (all times local): 6:46 p.m. St. Louis forward David Perron, Tampa Bay defenseman Jason Garrison, Ottawa defenseman Marc Methot and Montreal defenseman Alexei Emelin are among the next wave of choices by the Vegas Golden...
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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 - 9:08 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards and Vegas expansion draft (all times local): 6:06 p.m. Toronto forward Auston Matthews is the runaway winner of the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie. Matthews claimed the honor during the NHL's annual awards show, easily outdistancing Winnipeg's...
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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 - 7:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards and Vegas expansion draft (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Commissioner Gary Bettman says the NHL will look to enforce slashing penalties more next season and is not interested in more expansion at this time. Following the league's board of governors...
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