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Could Beyoncé make Grammy history this year? The race to Grammy glory is extremely tight with heavy hitters Adele, Kendrick Lamar and Harry Styles all in the running. Associated Press Entertainment Writers Jonathan Landrum Jr. and Kristin M. Hall break down the odds on whether Queen Bey will reign supreme this year. All signs point to a “Renaissance” revolution in multiple categories including album of the year and record of the year. But dark horses like Steve Lacy and Tobe Nwigwe might have a breakout night. The 65th annual Grammy Awards will air on Sunday,  Feb. 5, on CBS and Paramount+.

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The NBA has further adjusted the schedule of nationally televised games with LeBron James closing in on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the league’s scoring record. James is on pace to break the record Tuesday at home against the Oklahoma City Thunder. That game will now be shown on TNT, a change that forced a reworking of that night’s entire schedule on the network. TNT was supposed to show Atlanta at New Orleans, followed by Minnesota at Denver. Instead, it’ll show Phoenix at Brooklyn first, followed by the Thunder-Lakers game.

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Award-winning actor and bestselling author Bob Odenkirk has been feted as 2023 Man of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Thursday's event included a roast during which he donned a pink dress over his clothes and pressed his hands into butter. Odenkirk is best known as shady lawyer Saul Goodman on “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul.” Odenkirk called the event “a crazy honor.” Hasty Pudding Theatricals dates to 1844 and calls itself the third-oldest theater group in the world. It has handed out a Man of the Year Award since 1967. Actress Jennifer Coolidge has been named the group’s 2023 Woman of the Year.