Books of The Times: ‘Sticky Fingers’ Captures Rolling Stone’s Jann Wenner and the Culture He Helped Create

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Here was the egotistical fanboy who had “legitimized and mainstreamed” the counterculture in the 1960s and early ’70s. You might buy a copy of Rolling Stone simply to ogle a superstar or to find out if Jerry Garcia was still dating Mountain Girl. But as the magazine began to filter...

Pink’s ‘Beautiful Trauma’ Is No. 1 With Big Sales in a Streaming World

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Photo Pink’s “Beautiful Trauma” debuted at the top of the Billboard album chart with 408,000 sales in the United States. Credit Elizabeth Weinberg for The New York Times Pink, the no-nonsense singer who for nearly two decades has made a career of being a pop outsider on top of the...

Weinstein Company faces civil rights probe

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New York prosecutors are investigating the company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein following allegations of sexual assault made against the film producer.The civil rights inquiry seeks to identify employees who have been subject to harassment.The attorney general's office said: "If sexual harassment or discrimination is pervasive...we want to know." Company documents...

Winter Jazzfest Announces a Slightly Less Sprawling 2018 Lineup

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This time around, the marathon will include some longer-than-usual sets and a few repeat performances, both driven by the need to cut costs, organizers say. Still, at an event where it is always impossible to attend more than a fraction of the shows, this could work in audiences’ favor. The...

GM: Bledsoe likely played final game for Suns

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3:10 PM ET Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe has likely played his final game for the team, general manager Ryan McDonough told reporters Monday. McDonough said the team and Bledsoe met Monday morning and that Bledsoe was sent home at the end of the discussion. He will not play in...

Sources: Suns send Bledsoe home after talk

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1:39 PM ET The Phoenix Suns met with guard Eric Bledsoe before shootaround Monday morning and he was sent home at the end of the discussion, league sources told ESPN. Jay Triano will serve as the Suns' interim head coach following the firing of Earl Watson, the team announced late...

Philadelphia Contemporary Hires Artistic Director From Creative Time

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Photo Nato Thompson, the new artistic director of Philadelphia Contemporary. Credit Alyssa Maloof The fledging art institution Philadelphia Contemporary may not yet have a home, but it now has an artistic director: Nato Thompson, currently the artistic director Creative Time. Mr. Thompson, who has been with Creative Time for a...

Kudos to NHL for taking slur allegations seriously

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Andrew Shaw and Kevin Bieksa got into it on Friday, resulting in controversy in the penalty box.  2:56 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN When Andrew Shaw was suspended by the NHL in 2016 for using a homophobic slur during a tirade in the penalty box, it cemented his reputation in the...

Joe Thomas on playing again: ‘I don’t know’

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3:05 PM ET Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas will miss the rest of the season after an MRI discovered a torn triceps in his left arm, the team announced Monday. Thomas tweeted Monday that the injury was a torn triceps tendon. On a conference call, he said he will...