Silver Linings Playbook :: The Weinstein Company
Oscar nominations were announced this morning
, so this gives me a chance to tell you to go see Silver Linings Playbook
and Zero Dark Thirty
as soon as possible. It also gives me a chance to post this gallery
that looks at the history of sports movies and the Academy Awards. I guess Silver Linings Playbook
isn't considered a "sports movie," but Robert DeNiro
(nominated for Best Supporting Actor) does play a bookie and huge Phiadelphia Eagles fan.
As you know, not a single player was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday. (But Aaron Sele did get a vote
!) The New York Times
handled the news in an extremely creative way today
In honor of ESPN's absurd apology for Brent Musburger
, here is a thorough list
of all the things the World Wide Leader has issued mea culpas for over the past few years.
Beyonce :: GQ
is gearing up for performing at halftime of the Super Bowl by appearing in this month's GQ
Referee Billy Kennedy was caught on camera
last night telling Spurs coach Gregg Popovich
and Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni
that he was stalling for a TV commercial even though ESPN was back on the air. The network then cut to a commercial, which made the sequence all the more bizarre.
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Hot Clicks' ban on dunks is being lifted today because this is one you haven't seen before. San Diego State guard Jamaal Franklin
basically threw an alley-oop to himself FROM THE THREE-POINT LINE against Fresno State last night.
And people thought Brent Musburger
went too far...