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DETROIT | Matthews scores 2 and helps Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-3

DETROIT— Auston Matthews scored twice for a league-leading nine goals — tying an NHL record after five games — and helped the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings 5-3 Thursday night. Matthews joined Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy as the players in league history to score nine times in their … Continue reading DETROIT | Matthews scores 2 and helps Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-3

LOS ANGELES | Study: Women make TV directing job gains, minorities lag

LOS ANGELES— A study says more women are being hired to direct TV series episodes, but progress for minority directors is lagging. The Directors Guild of America study released Wednesday says women directed a record 25 percent of episodic television in the 2017-18 season. That’s an increase of 4 percent from the previous season. African-Americans … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Study: Women make TV directing job gains, minorities lag

LOS ANGELES | Study: TV series hiring more diverse first-time directors

LOS ANGELES — A new study says that the TV industry’s hiring of first-time female directors and directors of color hit record highs for the second year in a row. According to a Directors Guild of America study out Thursday, women represented 41 percent of first-time TV episode directors in the 2017-18 season. That’s 8 … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Study: TV series hiring more diverse first-time directors