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  1. Media Blitz: Exclusive 'LeBrons' clip

    Sam Alipour

    Even LeBron James' animated game is making a leap. On Friday, May 10, catch the premiere of Season 2 of "The LeBrons," the now four-time MVP's family-oriented, animated web series that debuted in 2011 and went on to tally 50 million total online v...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  2. Media Blitz: '42' red carpet premiere

    Sam Alipour

    When Jackie Robinson broke major league baseball's color barrier in 1947, he did so with uncommon grace and humility. It's a good bet that Robinson wouldn't have cared much for Tuesday night's glittery red carpet premiere of "42," held at the fame...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  3. Who's got Klout? Brandon McCarthy

    Sam Alipour

    Editor's note: This is an extended version of a story that appears in ESPN The Magazine's April 15 Photo issue. It is part of an ongoing collaboration between Klout and ESPN to highlight athletes with surprising social media influence. Subscribe to E...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  4. Media Blitz: Jet-packing with Rob Lowe

    Sam Alipour

    The message hit my inbox like a poke to the eye: "Do you want to go jet-packing with Rob Lowe?" What-what-what? The "Parks and Recreation" star, I was later told, aims to promote, a daily lifestyle email that provides recommendat...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  5. 'Cleveland Show' joins Dodgers' front office

    Sam Alipour

    Last week we alerted you about a sportsy night coming up on "The Cleveland Show" on Sunday night. Here now is video proof that Blitz doesn't lie to you -- unless we're in Vegas, and it's late. Check out the exclusive video from the MLB-themed "Cal...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. NASCAR, MLB on 'The Cleveland Show'

    Sam Alipour

    On Sunday, March 17, Fox's "The Cleveland Show" will pitch a sports doubleheader. At 7:30 pm, catch "The Hangover Part Tubbs," which will see Cleveland and his crew stranded at Richmond International Speedway after a night of drinking. In de...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  7. Media Blitz: Ryan Howard hits 'The Office'

    Sam Alipour

    As "The Office" concludes its illustrious nine-season run on NBC, not all is well at its Scranton, Pa., paper company. At present, Jim and Pam's storybook romance is on the rocks, Dwight and Angela's totally icky liaison may never reach the goal ...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  8. Who's got Klout? Paul Bissonnette, Coyotes

    Sam Alipour

    Editor's note: This is an extended version of a story that appears in ESPN The Magazine's March 4 Analytics issue. It is part of an ongoing collaboration between Klout and ESPN to highlight athletes with surprising social media influence. Subscribe t...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  9. Ravens' Suggs, McKinnie talk showbiz

    Sam Alipour

    For the next six days, linebacker Terrell Suggs and tackle Bryant McKinnie of the Super Bowl-bound Baltimore Ravens will focus squarely on their Super Bowl showdown with the San Francisco 49ers. Come Feb. 4, though, the teammates and friends will ...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  10. Statham and Chiklis talk sports, 'Parker'

    Sam Alipour

    "Parker," in theaters today, features all the hallmarks of a Jason Statham action flick: stylish stunts, fast cars, sexy locales, sexier ladies -- in this case, Jennifer Lopez -- and tough guys, lots of tough guys, including Michael Chiklis of "The S...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  11. Corey Brewer talks role in 'Movie 43'

    Sam Alipour

    Russell Westbrook found himself starring in another YouTube highlight Sunday night when the Thunder guard goaltended the Nuggets mascot's half-court shot during a break in the action in Denver. Bearing witness to Westbrook's trolling of Rocky the...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  12. Derek Jeter on charity golf, tabloid rumors

    Sam Alipour

    In every major sport, there are a handful of stars known in media circles to be too professional, too tight-lipped and politically correct to say something interesting about non-sports topics in interviews. In the NFL, Eli Manning might lead that gro...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  13. 'Parks and Recreation' hits up Colts, Pacers

    Sam Alipour

    This Thursday night, the gang at NBC's "Parks and Recreation" hits Indianapolis, where they'll mingle with and, at times, annoy the hell out of local pro athletes. For starters, Adam Scott (who plays Ben), Nick Offerman (Ron), Chris Pratt (Andy),...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  14. Z-Bo talks Animal Planet, dogs and evil cats

    Sam Alipour

    Zach Randolph, the 6-foot-9, 260-pound power forward for the Memphis Grizzlies, cries sometimes. And sometimes, when he's walking the streets of Memphis and a cat just so happens to cross his path, Mr. Randolph, one of the baddest dudes in the NB...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  15. Little therapists help Metta World Peace

    Sam Alipour

    Metta World Peace, a noted mental health advocate, needs help -- and he'll take it anywhere, and from anyone, he can get it. In a Blitz exclusive, check out "Pressure," the first episode in the coming eight-part NOC series, "Metta World Therapy,...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  16. AP on 'The League' & Dickerson's record

    Sam Alipour

    On December 20, Adrian Peterson, the walking embodiment of an NFL fairytale and one of the most startling surprises in sports this year, will smack us upside the head with another whopper. Turns out, dude can do comedy. The Vikings' soft-spok...

    Blog | December 14, 2012