Rivalries exist everywhere in life, even in the exciting world of communications policy. Communications and technology company AT&T and public interest group Public Knowledge are widely known to lock horns on matters of public policy, often bitterly.
Well, the Heisman Trophy voting committee has showed their opinion on the matter in their recent selections -- the last few selections in particular, praising athletes who possess educational values and very positive morals.
You can make a good documentary about Magic and Bird (in fact, HBO did). But having actors reenact some public statements of these famous athletes while rotely going through their career highlights does not make good theater.
In this roundup of new DVDs and Blu-Rays, we take a look at the darker-than-dark noir film The Killer Inside Me, the "Mexican New Wave" drama I'm Gonna Explode, and a slew of recently released TV shows.
Stern and the NBA's owners claim the league lost nearly $400 million last season. Stern argues that changes need to be made to the collective bargaining agreement. Specifically, players have to accept less money.
What makes this league All-American? Well, no foreigners, for one. Which is fine by me, the razzle-dazzle-over-a-refined-game of "playahs" born outside of these United States, like Tim Duncan, have ruined basketball.