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What Michael Jordan’s supermarket lawsuit teaches us about business

CHICAGO — Michael Jordan relied on natural talent and an unrivaled competitive streak to dominate the basketball world. But off the court, his federal case against defunct supermarket chain Dominick’s for the use of his name and identity without permission in a 2009 ad in Sports Illustrated has shown his business skills are nothing to sniff at either.

‘Fear’ turns L.A. into a shadow of its usual self

New undead horror series “Fear the Walking Dead” may take place in the brief, pre-apocalypse glow of Los Angeles, but don’t expect this new walker horde to be made of sun-kissed cheeks in overpriced tank tops shambling down the streets of Beverly Hills. “The Walking Dead” spinoff hopes to ground its drama in what one of the series’ directors calls the “backstage” side of L.A.

Actress Connie Britton finally gets an action role

Connie Britton has played everything from a legendary country singer on the TV series “Nashville” to a sweet and caring mother in the feature film “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.” Despite a diverse acting career, Britton has never been cast in the role of action hero.

Bud Yorkin, partner in TV’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘Sanford and Son,’ dies at 89

LOS ANGELES — Bud Yorkin, a veteran producer-director who brought Hollywood headliners into America’s living rooms through live television in the 1950s before rocking the conventions of network comedy with partner Norman Lear through “All in the Family” and other provocative hits, died Tuesday at his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles. He was 89.