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NEW YORK | Dancing With the Stars’ no longer hopping for ABC

NEW YORK — The dance floor is thinning over at ABC. Viewership is down for ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” franchise, which concluded its fall season on Monday with country radio host Bobby Bones as the new champion. He beat Disney star Milo Manheim, actress Evanna Lynch and model Alexis Ren. The Nielsen company says … Continue reading NEW YORK | Dancing With the Stars’ no longer hopping for ABC

BOSTON | Cora gets new deal from Red Sox through 2021 season

BOSTON  — The Red Sox rewarded manager Alex Cora for winning a World Series in his first year with the team, giving him a new contract with an additional guaranteed year through the 2021 season. The deal containing the extension was announced Wednesday by Boston also includes a club option for 2022. In his first … Continue reading BOSTON | Cora gets new deal from Red Sox through 2021 season

LOS ANGELES | People magazine names Idris Elba 2018’s Sexiest Man Alive

LOS ANGELES — British actor Idris Elba has been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. The 6-foot-3 Elba star of the television series “The Wire” and “Luther,” was revealed as this year’s winner Monday on the “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” He tells the magazine in an issue out Friday that the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | People magazine names Idris Elba 2018’s Sexiest Man Alive

ANAHEIM, Calif. | Scioscia says he’s leaving Angels after 5-4 win over A’s

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Mike Scioscia ended his 19-year run as Los Angeles Angels manager with a 5-4 win over the playoff-bound Oakland Athletics when Taylor Ward hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning. Scioscia, the longest-tenured manager in the major leagues, finished with a 1,650-1,428 record, including 80-82. He guided the franchise to … Continue reading ANAHEIM, Calif. | Scioscia says he’s leaving Angels after 5-4 win over A’s

TORONTO | Morales homers again, Blue Jays fall to Phillies 8-3

TORONTO  — Kendrys Morales swatted his way to the brink of baseball history Sunday. The Blue Jays slugger homered in a franchise-record seventh consecutive game in Toronto’s 8-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. Morales is the seventh player in major league history to have a streak this long. He’s one short of matching the record … Continue reading TORONTO | Morales homers again, Blue Jays fall to Phillies 8-3

A room with a pew: New Marriotts get Bible, Book of Mormon

Sheraton, Westin and other Starwood hotels are finding their religion. Marriott International, which bought Starwood two years ago, has begun putting copies of the Bible and the Book of Mormon in the recently-acquired hotels. By year’s end, it expects to place the books in 300,000 rooms. Marriott, whose namesake founding family is active in the … Continue reading A room with a pew: New Marriotts get Bible, Book of Mormon

HomeSmart Climbs Rankings in Most Competitive REAL Trends 500 Report to Date

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz./ April 14, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News)– HomeSmart once again has been named to the prestigious 2018 REAL Trends 500 for the seventh consecutive year. The franchise is the No. 5 brokerage ranked by closed transaction sides for 2017 with 33,601 sides and is No. 8 ranked by closed sales volume with $10,369,070,559. HomeSmart is the … Continue reading HomeSmart Climbs Rankings in Most Competitive REAL Trends 500 Report to Date

US stock indexes edge lower in morning trade; oil slides

January 18, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-U.S. stock indexes edged lower in morning trading Thursday, pulling back slightly from the market’s latest record highs. Losses in health care, industrial and other sectors were outweighing gains by phone and technology companies. Energy stocks also fell as crude oil prices declined. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 5 … Continue reading US stock indexes edge lower in morning trade; oil slides

New York Islanders to leave Brooklyn, return to suburbs

ELMONT, N.Y. /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — It’s hardly the Dodgers going to Los Angeles, but another major sports franchise is leaving Brooklyn. The New York Islanders, who moved from their suburban home to Brooklyn in 2015, have won a bid to build a new arena on the grounds of the Belmont Park horse track. … Continue reading New York Islanders to leave Brooklyn, return to suburbs

AP source: Marlins catcher JT Realmuto requests trade

MIAMI / December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — J.T. Realmuto wants to join the Miami Marlins’ exodus. The three-year veteran catcher requested a trade in the wake of the team’s latest payroll purge, a person familiar with the situation said Monday. The person confirmed Realmuto’s request to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the … Continue reading AP source: Marlins catcher JT Realmuto requests trade

Motto Mortgage Brokerage Franchise Opportunities Available From Coast To Coast

DENVER/ Oct. 20, 2017 (StlRealEstate.News) — Motto Mortgage, an innovative mortgage brokerage franchise and the second member of the RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RMAX) family of brands, is selling mortgage brokerage franchises in all 50 states. The burgeoning mortgage franchise brand has already sold more than 40 franchises across the country, including over 20 that have … Continue reading Motto Mortgage Brokerage Franchise Opportunities Available From Coast To Coast