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  1. 'Soul Train' Boarding for Broadway

    11:12 am 4/15/2014

    Producer Matthew Weaver ("Rock of Ages") has acquired stage rights to develop a musical based on the iconic TV dance show created in 1970 by Don Cornelius.Read more

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  2. Magic Johnson and Mark Walter Lead Acquisition of L.A. Sparks

    2:30 pm 2/5/2014

    UPDATED: The deal, separate from their ownership in the L.A. Dodgers, was engineered by Johnson to keep the money-losing WNBA in Los Angeles. Read more

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  3. Obama Calls Hollywood an 'Engine' of Economy at DreamWorks Animation

    5:08 pm 11/25/2013

    UPDATED: The president stressed "responsibility" in portraying gun violence in front of DWA CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, elected officials and executives from major studios and networks.Read more

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  4. Magic Johnson Exits ESPN's NBA Coverage

    10:47 am 10/10/2013

    "I don't feel confident that I can continue to devote the time needed to thrive in my role," said the NBA Hall of Famer, who also owns a small stake in the Dodgers franchise. Read more

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  5. L.A. Lakers Drama: Owners Jeanie and Jim Buss on Power-Sharing, Phil Jackson and Filling Dad's Shoes

    11:00 am 8/14/2013

    In their first profile since Jerry Buss died in February, his son and daughter reveal their complicated relationship and the plan to reboot their storied team. Says Kobe, "The shoes they're stepping into are so huge and epic."Read more

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  6. Tobey Maguire, Magic Johnson Enlisted for Wendy Greuel Campaign Fundraiser

    3:40 pm 4/26/2013

    UPDATED: Norman Lear, Bruce Cohen, Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino and Gabe Catone will also cosponsor the May 6 event, held at the Hollywood House of Blues. Read more

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  7. New York Yankees and Major League Baseball Batting For Broadway

    9:52 am 11/15/2012

    The untitled project from producers Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo follows two previous sports-themed plays, "Lombardi" and "Magic/Bird."Read more

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  8. How Magic Johnson Convinced Peter Guber to Join His Dodgers Bid

    9:00 am 8/8/2012

    The longtime Hollywood player had turned down other groups that asked him to come aboard their efforts to buy the team.Read more

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  9. Dodgers Legacy, Legends and Fans -- in 7 Minutes (Video)

    9:00 am 8/8/2012

    THR goes behind the scenes with Tommy Lasorda, Vin Scully, Peter Guber and Magic Johnson.Read more

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  10. GMC TV Exec Paul Butler Named GM of Magic Johnson's Aspire

    10:19 am 5/15/2012

    He'll oversee operations for the new African-American cable network, launching in June.Read more

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