March 3, 2013 |
Allison Williams, one-quarter of the coming-of-age female confederation in HBO's "Girls," finds herself at the center of a heated discussion, at least among the show's modest but fervent audience: Is Marnie a bad friend? Or is Hannah a bad friend? The culturally polarizing comedy spent much of its debut season redefining sexual parameters and narcissism for the millennial generation. But friendships are at the core of the Lena Dunham-created series, and they're experiencing growing pains.
January 30, 2003 |
The mystery surrounding Miles Dabord's final hours came no closer to being solved Wednesday when the San Diego County medical examiner's office released his autopsy report. Dr. Jonathan R. Lucas, a deputy medical examiner, ruled that the cause and manner of Dabord's Sept. 27 death at Scripps Hospital in Chula Vista "is best listed as undetermined."
May 6, 1988
The University of Maryland honored the wishes of standout basketball center Brian Williams, formerly of St. Monica High in Santa Monica, to be released from his scholarship and transfer to another school. Williams said he will decide where he will go after examinations end in about three weeks.
November 22, 1996 |
Coach Bill Fitch thinks free-agent center Brian Williams has played his last game for the Clippers. Asked about the progress of the Williams negotiations, Fitch said, "Brian who? Who's he with? "That's what he is, he's a free agent. That's all I know about him. He's probably through as a Clipper as far as I'm concerned. He hasn't made any moves and we've gone on in another direction."
February 7, 2006 |
NBC anchor Brian Williams will join veteran sportscaster Bob Costas in hosting the opening ceremonies of the Turin Winter Olympics, airing at 8 p.m. Friday on NBC. It will be the first Olympics gig for Williams, who fills the role "Today" anchor Katie Couric played during the recent games in Sydney, Salt Lake City and Athens.
February 1, 2013 |
NBC News President Steve Capus announced Friday that he would be resigning from his position after nearly eight years on the job and 20 years at the network. "It has been a privilege to have spent two decades here, but it is now time to head in a new direction," he wrote in a lengthy internal memo effusive with praise for his colleagues. "Side by side, we have documented the historic, the unforgettable, and the exquisitely ordinary. " Capus, who served as a longtime producer for news anchor Brian Williams before being appointed president by Jeff Zucker in 2005, did not cite a specific reason for his departure.
November 27, 1997
New York Giant center Brian Williams has given up hope of playing this season because of an eye injured in July. Running back Rodney Hampton--out because of a knee injury--said he is ready to play. . . . Punter Rohn Stark, 38, has signed with the Seattle Seahawks. . . . Carolina Panther doctors expect receiver Mark Carrier will be out three weeks because of a broken hand. . . . Tampa Bay linebacker Derrick Brooks signed a five-year contract extension.