...her daughter, Bronwyn FitzSimons of Glengarriff, Ireland; her grandson, Conor FitzSimons of Boise and two great-grandchildren.___This story includes biographical information compiled by the late AP Entertainment Writer Bob Thomas.
ST. LOUIS - With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature Moon River, Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about.
...longtime painter, Edwards began sculpting in mid-life, and his bronze works in the style of Henry Moore drew critical praise in shows in Los Angeles and Bucks County, Pa.---Associated Press writer Bob Thomas contributed to this story.
LOS ANGELES - The Oscar nominations reflect that the past movie year has been "an extraordinary year for performers," observes Richard Crenna, a longtime member of the Motion Picture Academy and a past member of the board of governors. "The caliber of performances is far ahead of what it was five years ago. There are so many ways the Academy voters can go, and all nominees are deserving, in my opinion." Nowhere is that excellence more apparent than in the competition for best actress. All five nominees gave bravura performances that could be worthy of the award.
LOS ANGELES - Critics may say that it's easy to win an Academy Award by playing a mentally troubled character.
PINEHURST, N.C. - The fear of a gambling scandal was on Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford's radar long before the FBI launched an investigation into gambling accusations against NBA referee Tim Donaghy.
TAMPA, Fla. - Tobacco Road, meet Cigar City.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Clemson coach Tommy Bowden beat the NCAA to the punch last season when he burned a timeout late in the third quarter of the Tigers' 35-14 rout of Florida State to give the replay official a chance to take a longer look at a disputed touchdown reception.
OMAHA, Neb. - When it comes to delivering line drives, Clemson's baseball team counts on North Augusta junior Tyler Colvin.
Nothing could prepare Miami offensive lineman Erik Winston for the sight - and the pain - of his left knee bent at a 45-degree angle after being inadvertently rolled by a Georgia Tech opponent early in the 2004 season.