NBC's live treatment of the classic comedy musical Hairspray pulled in its lowest ratings for Broadway TV adaptations, with 9 million total viewers tuning in for the December 7, 2016 showing. John Legend stars in the title role, with Sara Bareilles as Mary, Alice Cooper playing King Herod, and Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas. NBC fared much better in 2013 and 2015 - with The Sound of Music and The Wiz, respectively.
Jesus Chris Superstar Live in Concert was simply divine! Another spin on Jesus Christ's last days, one that relied on eclectic pop tunes rather than a familiar songbook, failed to drum up much heat.
Stanton homers twice in debut, Yankees beat Blue Jays
His spring emphasis on hitting the ball the other way is only going to help, with Yankee Stadium's short porch in right field. Stanton arrived from Miami with 11 years and $295 million remaining on the contract he signed with the Marlins in 2014.
France accuses Iran of arming Houthi rebels
Riyadh has repeatedly accused the Houthis of acting as a proxy force for Shia Iran, Saudi Arabia's arch-foe in the region. About 10,000 Yemenis have been killed and 53,000 wounded since the start of the coalition intervention in Yemen.
Wall Street surges on last day of turbulent quarter
The S&P 500 rose 35 points, or 1.4 percent, to 2,640 while the Nasdaq finished up 114 points, or 1.6 percent, at 7,063. GameStop ( GME.N ) shares fell 10.8 percent after the company provided disappointing full-year sales forecast.
Raiders offseason workout program, OTA dates revealed
Team practice may be conducted on a "separates" basis, but no live contact or team offense vs. team defense drills are permitted. Helmets are permitted and teams can do team drills and situations, including 11-on-11, but live contact is still prohibited.
Kawhi Leonard Has Returned To New York For Rehab
The Kawhi Leonard-San Antonio Spurs saga has continued to unfold as the regular season slowly comes down to an end. Wojnarowski reported that Leonard planned to play in San Antonio's game on March 15, but that plan was aborted.