| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Michael Rappaport's doc about the New York Knicks, "When the Garden Was Eden," will kick off the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival, the annual athletics-themed programming that has been a part of the Tribeca Film Festival since 2006.
"Garden" is one of a...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Having already played the corner man to one of the greatest boxers of all-time, Jamie Foxx looks ready to get back in the ring to portray one of the most recognizable boxers and sports figures of this generation.
Sources tell Variety that Foxx is...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Jamie Foxx may be preparing to step into the ring to play Mike Tyson in an upcoming biopic, and he has none other than the ex-champ himself in his corner.
Tyson, 48, recently told the Mirror that he has been discussing making a movie about his...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:08 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing how "Sharknado 2" did.
The Skinny: I caught Episode 3 of FX's "The Strain" last night and think I'm hooked now. Give it a shot. Today's headlines include Time Warner Cable's second-quarter results, Lions Gate CEO Jon...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Bats, bats, the Yankees are looking for productive bats. That led them to trade infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula to the Padres for third baseman Chase Headley. The Padres also have to pay the Yankees $1 million. Headley...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:24 PM
As a comic who is often on tour, Jim Norton has come across some very weird things.
"A guy showed up with a tattoo of my face on his arm. Actually that's the second strangest thing. The strangest thing was when I signed a guy's ass cheek and got my...
| Jun 26, 2014
America's sporting obsessions are reserved for prime time and/or weekends. Pro football, college football, NASCAR, the World Series of Poker.
Oh, there are exceptions. Early-round NCAA basketball tournament games on Thursday and Friday afternoons....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Days before the Friday launch of the second annual BET Experience, L.A. Live was packed with workers feverishly getting ready for the three-day festival.
Inside Staples Center, crews were preparing the arena for a weekend of shows that will include...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Sunday afternoon of the 2014 BET Experience offered stimulating opportunities for fans to encounter normally inaccessible perspectives.
"Genius Talks" was forefront of this. Held in the Concourse Hall of the L.A. Convention Center, popular public...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The 2014 BET Awards has kicked off at Nokia Theater and is sure to be a memorable one. In past years, Michael Jackson presented James Brown with a lifetime achievement award, Destiny's Child gave lap dances to Nelly, Magic Johnson and Terrence Howard, and...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:06 PM
The BET Awards continued its reign as one of cable’s most-watched awards shows. The telecast featured no shortage of showstopping moments with Pharrell Williams bringing out special guest Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, Chris Brown's first...