Lupul, Phaneuf, And Elisha Cuthbert Want An Apology And Cash From TSN

Maple Leafs players Joffrey Lupul and Dion Phaneuf, along with Phaneuf's wife, actress Elisha Cuthbert, have retained a law firm and are threatening a defamation lawsuit against TSN for accidentally airing a joke tweet claiming Lupul is sleeping with Cuthbert. (Which he totally isn't, lawyers.) They're also… » 3/03/15 5:28pm Yesterday 5:28pm

Watch Jon Stewart Tell A Shocked Audience He's Leaving The Daily Show

Jon Stewart's plans to end his long run as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show emerged earlier today—he even acknowledged that viewers already knew something his live audience at the taping didn't—but watching him make the announcement really makes the news seem real. Here's how Stewart delivered the news. » 2/10/15 11:38pm 2/10/15 11:38pm

Marshawn Lynch Asked: "Tom Brady, Do You Think That Dude Gets Hyphy?"

Marshawn Lynch has said he hates talking to the media because he isn't comfortable with the attention. But could it actually be because he was asked the only question that matters seven years ago? Marshawn Lynch, do you feel that fellow Bay Area product Tom Brady gets hyphy? » 1/28/15 11:26pm 1/28/15 11:26pm

Marshawn Lynch Already Explained Why He Hates Talking To The Media

By now, Marshawn Lynch's natural reticence to speak to reporters—even when contractually obligated to do so—has metastasized into something else entirely; after a season of locker-room verbal combat, it's less shyness than it is defiance. Defiance of league regulations he believes are illogical, of a press corps whose… » 1/28/15 1:40pm 1/28/15 1:40pm

Marshawn Lynch's Non-Answers To Stupid Questions Have Reporters Furious

Here's the last half of Marshawn's Lynch's curt, polite press conference after he ran off a play that everyone wanted to talk about. Without taking sides, it's easy to understand why reporters are frustrated that Lynch wouldn't play ball. It's also easy to understand why Lynch hates this shit. » 12/22/14 1:02pm 12/22/14 1:02pm

Emails: Vice Requires Writers to Get Approval to Write About Brands

At most media organizations, there's a "Chinese wall" between editorial and advertising operations—each department operating independently of one another. At Vice Media—marketing shop first, editorial brand second—that's not quite how it works, according to a series of emails published to Twitter by recently departed… » 10/02/14 12:32pm 10/02/14 12:32pm

CBS Instructed Pregame Broadcasters To Avoid Calling Anyone Out

CBS had already made some changes for its inaugural Thursday night football broadcast in the wake of the Ray Rice mess, axing a musical "high-energy" intro featuring Rihanna and cutting a "comedic segment." SportsBusiness Daily reports that things went even further, with CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus instructing… » 9/12/14 3:39pm 9/12/14 3:39pm