Meet The Lady Director Behind The Tonya Harding Doc, The Price of Gold

Tonight, ESPN is set to air a "30 for 30" documentary, The Price of Gold, which chronicles the Nancy Kerrigan–Tonya Harding scandal that rocked the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. Vulture's Lindsey Weber has a pretty terrific interview with the documentary's director, Nanette Burstein, who previously helmed the… » 1/16/14 10:30pm 1/16/14 10:30pm

Don't Push Jameis Winston Too Far on That Rape Investigation Business

On Saturday, Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston helped his team win 45-7 against Duke University in the ACC championships. After the game, ESPN reporter Heather Cox used her interview with Winston to discuss the investigation into whether Winston was the perpetrator of a sexual assault coming to a… » 12/09/13 10:25am 12/09/13 10:25am

The Mostly Sexless Sex Scandal That Shook ESPN

A few hours after the 2009 Home Run Derby, Steve Phillips bought Brooke Hundley a drink. They were at the bar of St. Louis's Millenium Hotel, a block from Busch Stadium, where more than a dozen ESPN staffers had gathered after wrapping up another day's work during MLB's extended All-Star weekend. Hundley was a… » 6/06/13 1:32pm 6/06/13 1:32pm

First Look: Pro Athletes In Fine, Naked Form For ESPN Mag

As I watched Good Morning America today, did a spit-tale at the sight of a fully naked Apolo Ohno on the screen. (At 8:30am? Think of the children!) No, morning news had not gone risque for the day, as I'd hoped, I was merely looking at this preview of ESPN The Magazine's third annual "Body Issue." As is tradition,… » 10/05/11 4:00pm 10/05/11 4:00pm

Attendees At The ESPY Awards Play Ball With The Ugly

It's probably not a happy thing that I was this psyched that ESPN's "ESPY Awards" took place last night in L.A. But it's been so long since we had a real live awards show to critique! Of course, ESPYs are a little off the beaten track, in that you get a liberal dose of athletes sprinkled amongst the usual Listers.… » 7/17/08 10:30am 7/17/08 10:30am

New DKNY Designer Rachel Bilson Can Neither Sketch Nor Sew

  • DKNY Jeans has announced a "partnership" with Rachel Bilson, who will be doing her own denim line for the brand. "Fans of 'The O.C.' really like DKNY Jeans, and I know they make great stuff, so I thought it could be good... I can't draw at all, so I won't be doing any sketches, but I am learning to sew," she says. […
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