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  • Larry Mendte Is Linsane

    Larry Mendte Is Linsane
    Jeremy Lin is the biggest story in sports and is on the verge of becoming an international superstar. He is an only-in-America story. Lin played high school basketball in Palo Alto, California and did not get a single scholarship offer our of high...
  • Football: Author voices concern about spinal-cord injuries

     
    Last month in Time magazine, Buzz Bissinger, the author of Friday Night Lights, wrote a story about spinal injuries to high school football players in Texas. It's worth a read here. -- Eric Sondheimer...
  • Weekend Talk Shows: Arnold Schwarzenegger 'Meets the Press' on Sunday

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 10 - 16, in PDF format This week's TV Movies TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Failed airliner bombing: Rep. Jane......
  • Bob Costas pleased to see Adventureland still open

     
    Speaking of Buzz Bissinger (see post below), I hitched a ride with NBC's (Commack) Bob Costas in the car that took him back to the clubhouse from the biblical quagmire that is the Bethpage Black TV compound. I am forever......
  • Buzz Bissinger happily passes HBO controversy torch

     
    Buzz Bissinger on Artie Lange: "I think I'm off the hook." Podcast interview here. (Parental discretion advised.)......
  • A Hollywood ending: How LeBron James helped Kris Belman survive film school

     
    "More Than a Game" is a soul-stirring documentary about a close-knit group of Akron, Ohio, grade school kids who grow up to be the greatest high school basketball team of their generation. It doesn't hurt that one of the kids......
  • Peter Berg and Kyle Chandler on the restructuring of 'Friday Night Lights' [UPDATED]

     
    When the third season of “Friday Night Lights” wrapped in late 2008, star Kyle Chandler was under the belief that he’d be hanging up his coaching cleats for good. The series, which touches on the political, social and familial impacts......
  • Will Leitch breaks story about himself: It's over . . . soon

     
    Will Leitch just announced he is leaving as editor of Deadspin later this month. Wow. I'm not shocked, given the shelf life he predicted for himself when I first interviewed him 16 months ago, but still . . . How......
  • Will Leitch farewell festivities ongoing at Deadspin

     
    All kinds of stuff going on at Deadspin this Friday afternoon for Will Leitch's farewell. A new editor (A.J. Daulerio)! An interview with Buzz Bissinger! Assorted tributes to Will! Too much for individual links. Just go over and check it......
  • Bob Costas turns from blogosphere to baseball

     
    Commack's own Bob Costas was kind enough to invite me to his latest sports-related town hall meeting, which debuts on HBO Wednesday night and focuses on various aspects of the national pastime. I politely declined, because I have other plans......
  • Buzz Bissinger, Will Leitch reunite on 'Costas Now'

     
    I am going to try today to watch my tape of last night's "Costas Now" and watch the British Open live and write a newspaper column simultaneously, so please forgive me for light blogging. So far I have seen Buzz......
  • Barkley! Costas! Tiger! Phelps! Strahan! Chizik! Torres!

     
    Charles Barkley has apologized to Auburn's new white football coach. Now that that is out of the way, Sir Charles is scheduled to appear Wednesday on (Commack) Bob Costas' live, year-in-review "Costas Now" at 9 p.m. on HBO. Others scheduled......