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Pirates star Andrew McCutchen talks about position switch

Allen Kee/ESPN Images(PITTSBURGH) -- Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen is switching positions from center field to right field. McCutchen was abruptly informed last month he would be making a move to right field from...

NCAA Men’s Hockey Announces CLASS Award Finalists

iStock/Thinkstock(OVERLAND PARK, Kan.) -- Ten NCAA men's hockey student-athletes were selected as finalists on Friday for the 2016-17 Senior CLASS Award. CLASS, an acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, recognizes the...

Scoreboard roundup — 2/17/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEOT  Columbus   2  Pittsburgh   1OT  Colorado   2  Carolina     1Florida    4  Anaheim      1Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Claude Julien returns to Montreal

iStock/Thinkstock(MONTREAL) -- The Montreal Canadiens new head coach Claude Julien hit the ice for the first time with his new team on Friday in front of hundreds of fans. When Julien returned to Quebec on...

Charles Oakley to join 3-on-3 league

Getty/Rick Madonik (NEW YORK) – While his feud with New York Knicks owner James Dolan continues, Charles Oakley will suit up in the new 3-on-3 league founded by rapper/entertainer Ice Cube as a player/coach.  Oakley,...

Midnight Oil announces first world tour since 2002; releasing three archival box sets

Credit: Oliver EclipseThe time has come for Midnight Oil to tour the globe again. The veteran Australian rockers have announced plans for their first world tour in more than two decades -- "The Great...

Metallica shares behind-the-scenes look at “Halo on Fire” video

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica's "Halo on Fire" video stars a young woman who enters an underground fight club while a circle of metal fans cheer her on. For a look at how all that came...

Watch trailer for “Song to Song,” featuring Flea and Iggy Pop

Credit: Steve KerosThe trailer for Song to Song, reclusive director Terrence Malick's new film about the Austin music scene, has been released. The clip features quick cameos from Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea...

Soundgarden releases remixed version of “Flower” from “Ultramega OK” reissue

Sub PopSoundgarden has shared a remixed version of their song "Flower," which will appear on the forthcoming reissue of the band's 1988 debut album, Ultramega OK. You can listen to the new...

Stone Alone: New documentary about ex-Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman in production

Frank Hoensch/Redferns via Getty ImagesThe North American rights to a new documentary titled The Quiet One that takes an in-depth look at the life of longtime Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman have been acquired...

Former USA gymnastics doctor to stand trial over sex abuse claims

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A former Michigan State University and USA gymnastics doctor will go to trial over sex abuse allegations.At a preliminary hearing Friday, an alleged victim took the stand, saying Larry Nassar sexually...

Metallica’s Kirk Hammet selling classic 1968 Jaguar

ABC/Randy HolmesKirk Hammett is parting ways with a part of his classic car collection. The Metallica guitarist is selling his 1968 Jaguar XKE Series 1.5 2+2, which you can bid on now via eBay. "Kirk...

Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder uniting for lengthy US summer trek

Courtesy of Live NationLast month, Styx and ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder teamed up for a brief Las Vegas residency, and now the veteran rock acts will join forces with REO Speedwagon for a major...

Buy your tickets early! From Friday, February 17th, through Sunday, February 19th, tickets are just $15.00! Starting Monday, February 20th, through Thursday, April 20th, tickets are $20.00. The ticket price increase to $25.00 the...

John Mellencamp’s collaborative album with Carlene Carter due in April; full tour in support...

Courtesy of AEG LiveSad Clowns & Hillbillies, John Mellencamp's recently reported collaborative album with country-folk artist Carlene Carter, now has a release date -- April 21. Mellencamp also has announced a full list of...

Grateful Dead’s famous 1977 Cornell concert finally getting official release

Ed Perlstein/Redferns/Getty ImagesIt's regarded by many Deadheads to be the greatest Grateful Dead concert on tape: A show recorded at Cornell University's Barton Hall in May of 1977.  In fact, it's so famous...

HBO to air British documentary David Bowie: The Last Five Years

Credit: Jimmy KingHBO has acquired the U.S. TV rights to the documentary David Bowie: The Last Five Years. The BBC Films production aired on BBC Two in the U.K. back in January.  It was directed...

Happy anniversary Tommy & Gina: Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” went to #1...

Paul Natkin/Getty ImagesLast year, Bon Jovi's landmark album Slippery When Wet marked its 30th anniversary, but this week marks the 30th anniversary of one of it's best-known songs, "Livin' on a Prayer," topping the...

Darrelle Revis charged with four felonies after altercation in Pittsburgh

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(PITTSBURGH) — New York Jets football player Darrelle Revis was charged with four felonies for his alleged role in a Pittsburgh altercation this week, police said Thursday.A court document showed...

Scoreboard roundup — 2/16/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington 111, Indiana 98Chicago 104, Boston 103NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEOttawa 3, New Jersey 0N.-Y. Islanders 4, N.-Y. Rangers 2OT/Pittsburgh 4, Winnipeg 3Buffalo 2,...

Moody Blues to celebrate 50th anniversary of “Days of Future Passed” on new North...

Decca Music GroupThis November will mark the 50th anniversary of the release of The Moody Blues' symphonic-rock masterpiece Days of Future Passed, and to celebrate the milestone the veteran British band will mount...

The Rolling Stones’ Exhibitionism exhibit moving to Chicago in April

Credit: David J HoganAfter The Rolling Stones' Exhibitionism display ends its run at New York City's Industria Gallery on March 12, the expansive and interactive exhibit will be moving to Chicago. The band...

Arenas in Rio falling apart after the Olympic Games

VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/Getty Images(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- The excitement of South America’s first Olympic and Paralympic Games was pulsing through the bustling arenas in Rio de Janeiro last August.But almost six months after the closing...

Mark Gottfried fired at NC State, will finish season

Andy Lyons/iStock/Thinkstock(RALEIGH, N.C.) – North Carolina State head men’s basketball coach Mark Gottfried has been fired but will finish the season, athletic director Debbie Yow announced Thursday.The Wolfpack has just three ACC victories this...

“Book Writing Man”? UK book publisher claims he has a copy of an unreleased...

Michael Hickey/Getty ImagesBritish publisher John Blake claims he has a copy of an unpublished memoir Mick Jagger penned in the early '80s that the Rolling Stones frontman doesn't want to release. Blake has written...

Roger Waters announces solo album’s title; joins Nick Mason at London event promoting Pink...

Dave J Hogan/Getty ImagesFormer Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters has revealed the name of his long-awaited new solo album, Is This the Life We Really Want? Waters has posted a brief video on his...

Lars Ulrich promises “crazy and overwhelming” production for Metallica’s stadium tour

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica will spend their summer playing stadiums across the U.S. on their first full-length North American tour in eight years, in support of their new album Hardwired...to Self-Destruct, and drummer Lars...

The Yardbirds to keep a-rollin’ with new US tour

Credit: Arnie GoodmanThe Yardbirds' current incarnation is preparing to launch a new series of U.S. tour dates next month with a March 4 show in Melbourne, Florida. The legendary British Invasion group's itinerary...

Steven Adler’s mom publishes memoir focusing on founding Guns N’ Roses drummer’s struggle with...

Monarch PublishingDeanna Adler, the mother of original Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler, has just published a book that focuses on her son's long, harrowing battle with heroin addiction and alcohol abuse, which...

Kushner family may step away from Marlins acquisition

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Should current Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria be nominated by President Donald Trump as the U.S. ambassador to France, as has been reported, real estate mogul Charles...

NBA All-Star Game: Carmelo Anthony named as Kevin Love’s replacement

Scott Clarke / ESPN(NEW YORK) -- New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will be stepping in for Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love on Sunday when the 2017 NBA All-Star Game tips off.Anthony, 32, was...

Ex- Eagle Don Felder plotting guest-filled new solo album

Credit: Michael HelmsFormer Eagles guitarist Don Felder is working on a new solo album that he's hoping to release to coincide with a planned summer tour. Felder tells ABC Radio that like his...

Scoreboard roundup — 2/15/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONSan Antonio 109, Orlando 79Cleveland 113, Indiana 104Boston 116, Philadelphia 108Toronto 90, Charlotte 85Milwaukee 129, Brooklyn 125Detroit 98, Dallas 91New Orleans 95,...

Film rights to book about Beatles fill-in drummer Jimmy Nicol secured by Roy Orbison’s...

Jimmy Nicol with The Beatles in 1964 (Keystone/Getty Images)The Beatle Who Vanished, a 2013 book about the life of drummer Jimmy Nicol, who briefly toured with The Beatles in 1964 after Ringo Starr fell...

Pete Townshend performing at Parkinson’s disease fundraiser in London in April

Rick Diamond/Getty Images for The WhoThe Who's Pete Townshend has joined the lineup of a U.K. charity event called Symfunny No. 2, which raises money for the Parkinson's UK organization. The show, which will...

New York Knicks rated as most valuable NBA team

Thomas Northcut/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) – The New York Knicks have been rated the most valuable NBA franchise by Forbes magazine.Franchise values show the Knicks being worth $3.3 billion, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers at...

Mike + the Mechanics releasing new studio album, “Let Me Fly,” in April

The End Records/BMGMike + the Mechanics, the band led by founding Genesis guitarist/bassist Mike Rutherford, will release their first new studio album in six years, Let Me Fly, on April 7. The record is...

Watch Blondie’s spacy video for new single “Fun”

Credit: Alexander ThompsonLast week, Blondie released a song called "Fun. " the first single from its forthcoming studio album, Pollinator. Now, an official video for the tune has premiered on the influential New Wave...

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Gregg Allman’s upcoming solo album, “Southern Blood,” now available for pre-order

Rounder RecordsGregg Allman has shared a brief update about his upcoming solo album, Southern Blood, which he recorded with his current backing group at the historic FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals,...

Kate Upton is “Sports Illustrated'”s swimsuit issue cover model again

Scott Dudelson/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — On Tuesday night Kate Upton was revealed as the 2017 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover model on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel had the first interview with Upton after making...

Report: Brock Lesnar informs UFC of retirement amid suspension

Nick Caito / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Brock Lesnar's UFC career is reportedly over.The 39-year-old wrestler and MMA fighter has told the UFC he is retiring from fighting, UFC officials have confirmed to ESPN.The...

Report: Mark Gottfried’s job at NC State in jeopardy

Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- Mark Gottfried's time as the head coach for North Carolina State University's men's basketball team appears to be in jeopardy.Sources tell ESPN Gottfried's job likely depends on...

Meet US Curling’s most improbable honorary captain: NFL star Vernon Davis

USA Curling(NEW YORK) — At 6'4 and 250 lbs, Washington Redskins tight end, Vernon Davis, is not a typical curling player or fan.Well, the word 'fan' may actually be an understatement. In 2010, Davis...

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich recalls Grammys and “livid” James Hetfield on Tuesday’s “The Late Late...

Terence Patrick/CBSMetallica drummer Lars Ulrich appeared on Tuesday's Late Late Show, to talked about the band's upcoming World Wired Tour 2017, cleaning up their act and that infamous Grammy Awards microphone gaff.  After...

Boston plotting major North American trek called the Hyper Space Tour

Credit: Kamal AsarBoston is planning to return to the road in a big way in 2017. The veteran rockers have announced that they will embark on a 48-date North American trek, dubbed...

Scoreboard roundup — 2/14/17

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONChicago 105, Toronto 94Cleveland 116, Minnesota 108Sacramento 97, L.-A. Lakers 96NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENew Jersey 3, Colorado 2Pittsburgh 4, Vancouver 0Toronto 7, N.-Y....

Simon Sings: Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke releases new solo album, “All Because of...

The End Records/BMGSimon Kirke is best-known as the founding drummer of Bad Company and Free, but he also is an accomplished singer and songwriter. Kirke has just released a new solo album titled All...

Pink Floyd to release individual volumes from its expansive “Early Years” box set in...

Legacy RecordingsIn November, Pink Floyd released a massive 27-disc multimedia box set titled The Early Years -- 1965-1972 that features a treasure trove of rare and previously unreleased audio and video from the...

Red Sox to begin spring training without star David Ortiz

Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(FORT MYERS, Fla.) - The Boston Red Sox will officially begin spring training on Friday, and they will be without superstar designated hitter David Ortiz for the first time since...
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