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'Murica on Facebook: God, Guns and the Big Game (Not Necessarily in That Order)

If one ever thought that concussions or labor disputes or any other petty life, death or pursuit of happiness issue would derail the mighty NFL, let’s just remember that it’s more popular than, well, everything - including world leaders, world affairs, tragedies, Miley Cyrus and Kim Kardashian. Facebook’s Most Talked About People & Events of 2013 (U.S.)  1. Super Bowl...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

SPORTING STYLE AT THE GQ MAGAZINE “MEN OF THE YEAR” PARTY

GQ magazine held the 2013 “Men of the Year” party last night, to celebrate the 18th installment of its annual awards issue. This year’s featured cover boys include Justin Timberlake, Matthew McConaughey, Kendrick Lamar, Will Ferrell, and the late James Gandolfini. Editors, celebrities and musicians were joined by athletes, who are never too far from the fashion action. Sports...
Via A Glam Slam
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

A Quick Word About Veteran’s Day

(via Getty Image) We’d be remiss if we didn’t take a moment from our regularly scheduled UPROXX programming to thank all of you who have served in the U.S. military. As the writer Cynthia Ozick once said, “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” Well, I think I can speak for the entire crew here when I say that your bravery and sacrifices...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

This James Gandolfini Columbus Day Tribute Video is Outstanding

The East Hanover Italian American Club dedicated the 2013 Morris County Columbus Day Parade to James Gandolfini. Lisa Marie Latino of Long Shot Productions produced & directed the wonderful Gandolfini Columbus Day Tribute Video. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return HomeFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
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October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

New trailer for James Gandolfini’s ‘Enough Said’

Here’s the new trailer for James Gandolfini’s final performance, as Albert in the film ‘Enough Said’. The movie is written and directed by Nicole Holofcener (Parks and Recreation, Sex and the City) and will also star the beloved Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Seinfeld, Veep) as well as Catherine Keener (The 40 Year Old Virgin). It is due out in theaters on September 20th. From the...
Via The Nosebleeds
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 10 TV villains we root for

I have put together a top 10 list of TV bad guys that I know we all love. Antiheroes like T-Bag (Prison Break), the Trinity Killer (Dexter), and Nina Myers (24) don’t equate because they were evil to their core, with no redeemable qualities.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Exclusive ~ Steve Schirripa Reportedly the 'Sopranos cast member' furious at Joe Gannascoli: Source

Exclusive -- In the wake of the death of James Gandolfini, Steve Schirripa has been all over the New York Post –– both as an author and now apparently as an unnamed source himself...According to... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Linking Up: Big 12 Week at CBR

Odds and ends: *We’ve been doing conference previews at Crystal Ball Run to help pass the time in the offseason. This week is the Big 12, so be sure to check back early and often. *Speaking of great Big 12 previews, our buddy Bill Connelly has done some yeoman’s work for the last few months previewing every FBS team. He is wrapping up the Big 12 squads today with none...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Linking Up: Big 12 Week at CBR

Odds and ends: *We’ve been doing conference previews at Crystal Ball Run to help pass the time in the offseason. This week is the Big 12, so be sure to check back early and often. *Speaking of great Big 12 previews, our buddy Bill Connelly has done some yeoman’s work for the last few months previewing every FBS team. He is wrapping up the Big 12 squads today with none...
Via Blatant Homerism
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

7 Pittsburgh Steelers Seasons That Were Like ‘Sopranos’ Seasons (Part 2 of 2)

Previously, on Steeler Addicts … Replace “Steeler Addicts” with “The Sopranos” and you have the dramatic, deep-throated voice-over greeting for every episode of “The Sopranos” before a montage of key scenes from previous episodes. It was a familiar refrain on Sunday nights between 1999 and 2007. With the passing of Sopranos star James Gandolfini at age 51, we’re taking...
Via SteelerAddicts
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

7 Pittsburgh Steelers Seasons That Were Like ‘Sopranos’ Seasons (Part 1 of 2)

Fans of “The Sopranos” were stunned this week by the death of James Gandolfini, who played mob boss Tony Soprano on the HBO TV series. “The Sopranos” last aired six years ago this month, but Gandolfini’s passing brought the show back to mind and prompted fans to dust off their Sopranos DVDs and watch a few episodes. No doubt those Sopranos DVDs were next to Pittsburgh Steelers...
Via SteelerAddicts
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Frazier Honors James Gandolfini By Changing At-Bat Song To ‘Sopranos’ Theme

Cincinnati Reds infielder and New Jersey native Todd Frazier decided to honor actor James Gandolfini, who suddenly passed away earlier this week, by changing his at-bat song to the theme of The Sopranos. Gandolfini’s defining role came as the lead character, Tony Soprano, in the hit HBO series, which ran from 1999-2007. Frazier is from Toms River, N.J. (he still lives there) and...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

James Gandolfini once recited Lou Gehrig's famous speech in 2002

Back on June 2002, recently-deceased actor James Gandolfini recited Lou Gehrig's famous speech at Yankees Stadium. Your browser does not support iframes. Chills...bro...Chills...
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June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

James Gandolfini Honored by Reds’ Todd Frazier, Who Changes At-Bat Music to ‘Sopranos’ Theme

The Sopranos was one of the most critically acclaimed television shows of all time and, on Monday, series star James Gandolfini passed away. If you’re not familiar with the show, it revolves around a New Jersey crime family, a modern-day take on the mobster genre. Well, it just so happens that Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is a Jersey boy — he played on the team from Tom...
Via NESN.com
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Twitter users confuses death of actor James Gandolfini with former Dolphins head coach

In terms of celebrity death news, the death of actor James Gandolfini (who played Tony Soprano on "The Sopranos") shocked many people. As you might figure, the game of Twitter hearsay caused some to be confused with former Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano. Check out some tweets that people sent out regarding the "death of Tony Sparano": (Courtesy...
Via Outside the Boxscore
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Honor James Gandolfini With Moment of Silence Thursday Night (Photo)

Eleven years ago, James Gandolfini wowed the Yankee Stadium crowd with his reading of Lou Gehrig’s famous speech. Gandolfini, who rose to international fame as Tony Soprano in HBO’s acclaimed series The Sopranos, died Wednesday while on vacation in Italy, and the Bronx Bombers took a moment to pay their respects prior hosting the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday. Check out the pregame...
Via NESN.com
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Frazier changes at-bat music to ‘Sopranos’ theme (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. New Jersey native Todd Frazier changed his walk-up at-bat music to the theme song from “The Sopranos” on Thursday in order to honor actor James Gandolfini, who died on Wednesday at the age of 51. Frazier, who played on the Toms River team that won the 1998 Little League [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Todd Frazier uses The Sopranos’ theme song as walk up music to honor late James Gandolfini

Tweet   Yesterday, shock waves were felt from Hollywood to New Jersey as news of the passing of actor James Gandolfini, known for his role as Tony Soprano on HBO’s “The Sopranos”, began to spread. Condolences and tributes have poured in from far and wide, including the world of sports. Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Schiano, James Gandolfini had early Rutgers connection

TAMPA, Fla. Greg Schiano had an unlikely connection with James Gandolfini, one that helped raise awareness for a program in need of repair. Back in spring 2001, shortly after Schiano was hired to coach Rutgers, Gandolfini joined him for a commercial that promoted the universitys struggling football team. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano from HBOs hit show The Sopranos, earned...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Schiano, James Gandolfini had early Rutgers connection

TAMPA, Fla. Greg Schiano had an unlikely connection with James Gandolfini, one that helped raise awareness for a program in need of repair. Back in spring 2001, shortly after Schiano was hired to coach Rutgers, Gandolfini joined him for a commercial that promoted the universitys struggling football team. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano from HBOs hit show The Sopranos, earned...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

More On A Creative Team Member Leaving, MITB Sold Out?

Partial Source: Pwinsider.com – As we reported last night here on the website, WWE creative team member David Kreizman gave his notice over the last week or so. We’re told Kreizman will be staying on through the fall in order to finish up with the storylines he had been heading up and to help the company find his replacement. – The July 14th, 2013 WWE Money in the Bank pay...
Via WZR Online
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Recall with us James Gandolfini reciting Lou Gehrig's famous farewell speech at Yankee Stadium

June 1, 2002: James Gandolfini recited Lou Gehrig's famous farewell speech at Yankee Stadium Your browser does not support iframes. **Follow us on Twitter, View Blitz Viral Videos, or Return to... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

James Gandolfini helped Knicks recruit LeBron James back in 2010

With the passing of legendary actor James Gandolfini at the mere age of 51 due to a heart attack, Hollywood lost one of the greatest actors to grace the small/large screen in the process. When James was living, he was a pretty big fan of the New York Knicks and back in the grand year that was 2010, Gandolfini reprised his old role of “Tony Soprano” to help court then-free agent...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

James Gandolfini’s Greatest Moments On YouTube

Watch: James Gandolfini’s Greatest Moments On YouTube on Hot Clicks
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Life & Death According to Tony Soprano (Buona notte James Gandolfini)

James Gandolfini  1961-2013 Celebrities come and go. They whiz into our lives, and then sometimes fade out just as quickly. But sometimes one of them has the ability to make a connection with the audience, a connection that makes you feel like you could easily be a neighbor having coffee with them. James Gandolfini made that connection, and was always surprised by his celebrity status.
Via Georgia Sports Craze
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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