Tag: ESPN

Interview: AJ Schnack, director of Long Gone Summer

Posted: June 19, 2020 at 2:35 pm   /   Local

AJ Schnack may reside in Los Angeles these days, but the Edwardsville, Il. native and University of Missouri graduate showed off his Midwestern roots in Long Gone Summer, the new ESPN 30-For-30 film about the 1998 home run chase between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. The film was the culmination of a three-year process for […]

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Robert DeNiro Playing Legendary Football Coach Vince Lombardi in ESPN Film

Posted: March 11, 2010 at 3:10 pm   /   Local, Movie News

ESPN films is producing a film based around the life of legendary Green Bay Packers coach, Vince Lombardi. Writing the film will be The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’s Eric Roth, and now attached to star in the film is veteran actor Robert DeNiro. ESPN details the film as spanning from 1959, when Lombardi became a NFL […]

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Howard Stern Fan Pulls Brian Westbrook Prank on ESPN SportsCenter

Posted: February 24, 2010 at 7:21 am   /   Local, Off the Wall

The Eagles released Brian Westbrook yesterday, ending his eight-year career with the team. In those seasons, he rushed for 5,995 yards and caught 426 passes for 3,790 yards. But due to his injuries, and the $7.5 million dollars he was going to receive next year – the team had to make a tough decision. Yesterday […]

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Steve Carell to hit the ‘Links’

Posted: October 27, 2009 at 11:35 am   /   Local, Movie News

I can’t remember the last time I saw a movie about golf and enjoyed, maybe in 1996 with Happy Gilmore? Caddyshack still stands up as one of the greatest comedies ever made (seriously!). Although other entries to the game may have been entertaining to a point, Tin Cup, The Greatest Game Ever Played, and The […]

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