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Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

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Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

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Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

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Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

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PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

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Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

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Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

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The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines. CAVS WIN, 11 STRAIGHT FOR WARRIORS Kobe Bryant’s final game…

Entertainment

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

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Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

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Charlize Theron gearing up for ‘Fast 8’

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The "Mad Max: Fury Road" star is in early talks to play the villain in the eighth installment of the hugely successful street racing series.

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‘Deadpool’ isn’t even out yet – but a sequel is in the works

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Ryan Reynolds suits up as the homicidal mercenary, aka Wade Wilson, in the adaptation of the Marvel comic book series, which opens Friday.

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Move over Whopper, the King is adding hot dogs to its menu

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The world's most famous "dog" is helping the fast food chain promote its latest offering.

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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 11

People gather next to tributes placed near a mural of British singer David Bowie by artist Jimmy C, in Brixton, south London, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday aged 69. He was born in Brixton. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

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Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Russian egg roulette with Peyton Manning & Magic Johnson

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It's the Super Bowl 50 champ versus the NBA legend.

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When you're a baby and your dad is a twin, life can be confusing.

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Is it the worst "Family Feud" answer ever? Judge for yourself.

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Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

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James Corden asks Elton John to help him navigate Los Angeles on a rainy day.

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National Headlines

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Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

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Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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U.S. preparing for Zika

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President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

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In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

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Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

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Republican field narrows as Christie, Carly bow out

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election.

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