Hasbro takes home Peppa Pig, PJ Masks in $4 billion eOne deal

Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in cash, expanding into the lucrative infant and preschool market by gaining access to popular TV shows like Peppa Pig and PJ Masks. The deal for the independent studio will give the Nerf and Power Rangers toymaker more exposure in its […]

Lakers taking time to replace Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins likely will miss the 2019-20 season with a torn ACL, leaving the Lakers with a big hole to fill alongside Anthony Davis and LeBron James. But ESPN reported Los Angeles is kicking the tires on several veteran centers, including Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah and Marreese Speights. Howard, under contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, […]

Cole stays dominant as Astros beat Tigers

Gerrit Cole maintained his dominant form despite missing a turn in the rotation and the Houston Astros claimed a four-game series victory over the visiting Detroit Tigers with a 6-3 win on Thursday at Minute Maid Park. Cole (15-5) improved to 11-0 with a 1.84 ERA over his last 15 starts by limiting Detroit to […]

18 attorneys general support challenge of Trump rule expanding rapid deportations

“We are fighting back to ensure that every person is afforded appropriate protections under the law,” one attorney general wrote. A group of 18 attorneys general from across the country Thursday supported a challenge to a Trump administration rule that broadly expands its ability to quickly deport undocumented immigrants. The attorneys general filed an amicus […]