Man convicted of stalking Tyra Banks

NEW YORK - A Georgia man who told police he and Tyra Banks 'had a thing together' was convicted Thursday of stalking the supermodel-turned-TV host.

Brady Green, 39, of Dublin, was convicted by Manhattan Criminal Court Judge James Burke, who heard the case without a jury, of stalking, harassment, criminal trespass and attempted aggravated harassment.

Green faces as many as 90 days in jail when he is sentenced on June 18. His lawyer said an appeal is planned.

Banks testified that she feared for her safety, and for that of her staff and family.

Rob Thomas tune keeps NBA in step

LOS ANGELES - Rob Thomas is rocking the basketball playoffs, again.

'Give Me the Meltdown,' a new song from the Matchbox Twenty band member, is featured during the NBA playoffs on ABC and ESPN. It's heard over game highlight reels and other on-air spots.

The tune is on Thomas' upcoming solo album, 'cradlesong,' which includes the newly released single, 'Her Diamonds.'

Another Thomas song, 'This Is How a Heart Breaks,' helped provide the beat for the 2005 NBA playoffs.

Sean Penn files for separation from his wife

NEW YORK - Sean Penn and Robin Wright are separating, citing irreconcilable differences.

The double Oscar winner filed the petition on April 23 in Marin County Superior Court in San Rafael, Calif., according to court papers.

Penn and his actress wife have been married 13 years. Penn has requested joint legal and physical custody of their 18-year-old daughter, Dylan Francis, and 15-year-old son, Hopper Jack.

This isn't the first indication of marital strife. The Penns filed for divorce in December 2007 but dismissed their petition several months later.