Sportsnation's Michelle Beadle is Feeling Frisky

Chris Wyman · 07/13/10 10:22AM

By now, we've all seen Spain's Iker Casillas kiss his sportscaster girlfriend Sara Carbonero after winning the World Cup. On the set of Monday's Sportsnation, Michelle Beadle reacted to the clip on behalf of the USA's female sportscasters.

LeBron James: I'm In Miami, B*tch!

Matt Cherette · 07/08/10 08:34PM

*James Earl Jones Voice* THE. DECISION. HAS. BEEN. MADE. *End James Earl Jones Voice* Moments ago, LeBron James announced live on ESPN that he will sign with the Miami Heat for the upcoming NBA season. Inside, video of James' announcement.

Dog Escapes Handlers, Poops On Field During Baseball Game

Elaine Moran · 04/13/10 01:04PM

This dog was featured as "Adoptable Pet of the Game" at Saturday's Northwest Arkansas Naturals game, and she made quite the impression! Luckily, she was adopted within 48 hours by someone who had no idea that she'd pooped on ESPN.

Turn Your iPad Into a Futuristic News Portal

Ryan Tate · 04/02/10 12:49PM

Magazines that spring to life with video. Gorgeous, instantly-updated newspapers. Custom-tailored broadcasts. The iPad could revolutionize news along these lines, which helps explain why it makes people so giddy. The new era begins with these nine news apps.

ESPN To Air One-On-One Tiger Woods Interview Tonight

Ravi Somaiya · 03/21/10 03:20PM

An interview with Tom Rinaldi will air sometime after 7pm eastern "a person familiar with the situation" tells the Associated Press. No word on whether they'll ask about sexts. But we'll watch so you don't have to. [AP]

cityfile · 02/03/10 04:15PM

• CBS News laid off more than 150 staffers this week. Will Katie Couric be forced to take a pay cut when her contract expires next year? Some say yes; CBS News chief Sean McManus is denying the report. [NYP, Politico]
Avatar has dominated the box office for seven straight weeks now (and has officially bested Titanic), but that may change this weekend or next. [LAT]
• Janice Kaplan is out as editor-in-chief of Parade magazine. [NYT]
• Nikki Finke says it will take "minutes" for Comcast to dump NBC CEO Jeff Zucker after its acquisition of NBC is approved by regulators. (Meantime, maybe he could explain why the Today show is propping up Scientology?)
• An estimated 12 million people tuned in to Lost last night. [Forbes]
• Time Warner reported fourth-quarter revenues and profits were up. [AP]
• Fox and ESPN will challenge NBC for the 2014 and 2016 Olympics. [BN]
• Does Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter hate non-white women? [DF]

cityfile · 01/05/10 03:30PM

• Prepare to enter the third dimension. ESPN plans to launch a 3D channel in June. And Discovery, Imax and Sony are teaming up on a 3D channel, too.
• Has Kathy Griffin been banned from CNN following her risqué performance alongside Anderson Cooper on New Year's Eve? Maybe yes, maybe no.
Newsday is cutting pay and vacations for 1,100 of its employees. [NYP]
• Apple's buzzed-about tablet device comes out in March. [WSJ]
• Google's buzzed-about mobile phone/iPhone ripoff debuted today. [BN]
• You'll be relieved to hear that the New York Times has no plans to follow in Kim Kardashian's footsteps and begin sticking ads in its tweets. [AdAge]
• Coming soon: Publicist Kelly Cutrone's TV show and self-help book. [WWD]
• Nielsen closed Kirkus Reviews last week, but it may now have a savior. [NYT]
Conveyor of Love, the new reality show on ABC that combines dating and the latest in baggage handling technology, is off to a solid start. [Wrap]
• Will Avatar turn out to be the biggest movie ever? Maybe! [MTV]

cityfile · 12/15/09 04:16PM

• Closures: Design magazine I.D. is shutting down. And while Editor & Publisher revealed last week it's folding, there's now a small chance it'll survive. [E&P]
• More bad news: The New Republic laid off some staff today. [Politico]
Diane Sawyer's farewell to GMA last week and George Stephanopoulos's debut on Monday both did okay, but neither one topped Today. [NYO, NYT]
• More TV news: CNN's ratings continue to suck; Oprah's Obama special scored big ratings; and Oprah pal Nate Berkus is getting his own show, as rumored.
Golf Digest says it has no regrets about its new Tiger Woods cover. Which is a tad convenient since it went to press before the scandal broke. [Us]
Men's Health editor Dave Zinczenko got snubbed by his bosses today. [DF]
• Paramount plans to start selling movie clips on the Web next week. [NYT]
• As for plans to create the "Hulu of magazines," it isn't going to be easy. [PC]
• The guy who stalked ESPN's Erin Andrews pleaded guilty today. [AP]
• Advertisers are totally loving Lady Gaga right now. Her "Bad Romance" video managed to squeeze in ten product placements in under five minutes. [LAT]
• Golden Globe noms were announced today. Just in case you missed it. [NYM]