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Thunder players remain focused on Memphis as league reviews racist remarks

“We haven’t discussed it as a team, but everybody is pretty knowledgeable of the situation,” Russell Westbrook said following a Monday practice. Sterling, owner of the Clippers since 1981, was caught making racist remarks in an audio recording posted by TMZ and Deadspin. Sterling appears to disparage a female friend for posting photos of herself

Switched on

Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales Made not for the cathode rays but for the World Wide Web — FEARnet, to be exact — Tom Holland’s Twisted Tales gives the director of such ’80s horror classics as Child’s Play and Fright Night his own anthology series and, thus, a chance to play Cryptkeeper … or Rod Serling,

Bad behavior

Arguably the new wave of sympathetic psychopaths was ushered along with help from Dexter Morgan, Showtime’s serial killer of serial killers. For Dexter: The Final Season — the series’ eighth — Dex (Michael C. Hall) matches wits and bits with The Brain Surgeon, yet proves to be one of the show’s “off” years. There’s a reason the

LIFE

Harkins Theatres’ Tuesday Night Classics series includes timeless film collections, poignant love stories and Oscar winners every Tuesday night. This week’s selection is rom-com royalty: Sleepless in Seattle. The 1993 love story, directed by Nora Ephron and starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, will show at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Harkins Bricktown Cinema 16, 150

Made for TV

But there’s much more to Ness’ story, including the little-known fact that he tried to solve the case of America’s first true serial killer, the Cleveland Torso Murderer, in 1935. New York Times’ bestselling author and professor William Bernhardt read the factoid in a biography about Ness and was curious enough to start researching Ness’

The Kennedy Center picks Billy Joel over Jerry Lee Lewis

BY DEAN ROBBINS This year’s Kennedy Center Honors (8 p.m. Sunday, CBS) celebrates jazz innovator Herbie Hancock, guitarist Carlos Santana, movie star Shirley MacLaine, opera singer Martina Arroyo and pianist Billy Joel for their contributions to American culture. I was going to maintain a discreet silence about the choice of honorees, having tired of making

The Spirit

Former Flash Gordon Sam Jones plays another Sunday-funnies superstar as The Spirit, the crime fighter formerly known as square-jawed, straight-and-narrow cop Denny Colt. When he’s shot by a baddie and presumed dead, Denny takes advantage of the situation by donning the teeny-tiniest of blue masks to disguise his identity as The Spirit, who sets about

The Secret of Crickley Hall

Based on a 2006 novel by recently deceased UK horror icon James Herbert, Crickley Hall concerns a family in mourning. Nearing the first anniversary of their unthinkable tragedy, the foursome moves temporarily to the title abode to escape reminders of death. You know what they say about best intentions, right? Because, as the youngest of

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