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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to produce FIFA movie based on Chuck Blazer

I guess it was only a matter of time before Hollywood decided to make a movie based on all the FIFA scandals that happened during the past month. Warner Bros. have purchased the rights to Ken Bensinger’s upcoming book Houses of Deceit and have appointed Ben Affleck and Matt Damon as producers with Warrior’s Gavin O’Connor set to direct the movie based on Chuck Blazer, the...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon To Produce Movie About Chuck Blazer, FIFA Corruption Scandal

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are bringing some of FIFA’s recent drama to the big screen. Affleck and Damon will produce a film about former American soccer executive Chuck Blazer and his role in FIFA’s corruption scandal, according to the Hollywood reporter. The film will be based on Ken Bensinger’s book “The House of Deceit,” which chronicles a litany of the misdeeds Blazer...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Affleck, Damon to make movie on FIFA scandal focused on Blazer

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon will produce the film based on a book about Chuck Blazer, the man who built --€” and profited off of -- American soccer. The movie will focus on FIFA executive Chuck Blazer and his role in the huge sports and public corruption scandal chronicled in the to-be-published book "Houses of Deceit" about rampant wrongdoing in soccer's world governing body...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash is a big Patriots fan

The New England Patriots have many celebrity fans. The most notable are Mark Wahlberg, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon just to name a few. Well, add another famous fan to the list as Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash is a fan of the Pats. Despite being from England and living in Los Angeles, Slash is a fan of Tom Brady and company.How exactly he came to like the Patriots is unknown but pictures...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: In ‘The Martian’ trailer, Matt Damon ‘sciences the s***’ out of Mars

One of the more intriguing sci-fi novels of the past couple of years was Andy Weir’s The Martian. The story follows astronaut Mark Watney, who’s stranded on Mars after his NASA crew has to abort its mission due to a dangerous storm. What set Weir’s novel apart and made it such an intriguing read was how much it was about the science. Watney, a botanist, has to use his knowledge...
Via Bloguin Best
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Martian Official Trailer

The Martian is an upcoming movie about an astronaut, played by Matt Damon, who is stranded on Mars. How do we know that? Because the...
Via COED
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Matt Damon Get Ready to Be Stranded on Mars

That astronaut is really Matt Damon, and he's introducing the crew of the space ship that he's going to take to Mars in The Martian...
Via COED
26 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Entourage’ Movie Could Add To List Of Worst Athlete Actors (Gallery)

Whether it was Lamar Odom and his calves, Chris Bosh and his liquor or LeBron James (alongside Matt Damon) making a plea “for the kids,” athletes have always played a big role as guest stars on “Entourage.” With the HBO series hitting the big screen for a movie to be released Wednesday, it means the show’s longstanding habit of using sports stars in cameos will continue...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Red Sox and David Letterman: TV Magic

On the occasion of David Letterman’s final show this evening, we figured we’d present a few of the more Red Sox-centric clips we could find. There aren’t a lot, but there’s still magic in the memories, including a pretty cool interview with Bill Lee (from the old NBC Late Night program), David Ortiz stopping the interview to go hug Paul Shaffer, and Matt Damon showing up...
Via Surviving Grady
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Damon, Affleck movie about Yankees wife swap still a go

Noted Red Sox fans Matt Damon and Ben Affleck still have plans to produce a movie about a pair of Yankees players who partook in wife-swapping in the early 1970s. "The Trade" will be based on New York pitchers Mike Kekich and Fritz Peterson announcing to the press  in 1973 that they traded spouse and families, despite Kekich's objections to the movie. Via the New York Post: "Kekich...
Via Fox Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

FANTASY MLS FOR XI: ALWAYS LEAVE YOURSELF AN OUT

Greetings, fellow Fantasy MLS managers! Last week was pretty crazy, huh? My team made three auto-subs, and two of them I wasn’t even expecting to happen. There were a lot of unexpected absences… but hey, that’s part of the fun, right? Wise words from Matt Damon to live by: “Always leave yourself an out.” The lineups for this week lock on Friday at 6:00PM Central, so get...
Via Total MLS
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jennifer Garner: Ben Affleck Cried After Patriots Won Super Bowl (Video)

Ben Affleck’s love for the New England Patriots knows no bounds. The actor celebrated his beloved team’s Super Bowl victory over the Seattle Seahawks with the most Boston entourage of all time that included Matt Damon and Bill Simmons, and while one could assume it was one of the greatest days of his life, his wife confirmed that was actually the case during her appearance on...
Via NESN.com
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Bill Simmons Bask In Patriots’ Super Bowl Glory (Photo)

The New England Patriots’ most famous fans are basking in the glory of their team’s latest Super Bowl championship. The Patriots sent the region into a frenzy with a thrilling 28-24 win over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. As you might expect, the party commenced as soon as the final whistle blew, but it’d be hard to find a better party...
Via NESN.com
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Super Bowl advertisers strike unusually serious tone

NEW YORK (AP) Forget slapstick and sex in Super Bowl ads: This year, serious was the name of the game. Nationwide ran an ad on preventable childhood death. Carnival struck a somber note with a voiceover by John F. Kennedy speaking lyrically about the sea. And a public service announcement by coalition No More depicted a chilling 911 call from a battered woman to demonstrate the...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Tyler headlines Rolling Stone party on Super Bowl eve

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler charged up a frenzied crowd on the eve of the Super Bowl that features his beloved New England Patriots. Tyler played fan favorites ''Dream On,'' ''Sweet Emotion'' and ''Cryin'''at the Rolling Stone party in front of an audience that sang along in unison for most of the songs. The venue was adorned with Rolling Stone covers...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Deflategate: Damon, Affleck defend Patriots on Kimmel: 'I am the locker-room guy'

Some of Boston's most famous men are coming in clutch and clearing Tom Brady's name. Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski, Chris Evans, Steven Tyler and others came together on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday to take the fall for the entire Deflategate ordeal, insisting their beloved New England Patriots quarterback had nothing to do with the under-inflated footballs against the...
Via Fox Sports
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

On Jimmy Kimmel Live, everyone took credit for deflategate

On Thursday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, numerous people came out of the woodwork to take credit for being the Locker Room Guy. Of course, they were all Patriots fans of varying levels of fame. Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, John Krasinski, and Steven Tyler (among others) took credit for being “the locker room guy” and deflating the footballs. One cameo that you might have missed...
Via Awful Announcing
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Damon: Tom Brady Is More Dangerous With Fully-Inflated Footballs

Matt Damon’s love for Tom Brady is real. The actor, along with some of Boston’s biggest names, already fessed up to being the man behind the DeflateGate scandal in a sketch for “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday, but that’s not all he had to say on the matter. TMZ Sports caught up with Damon, who was of course rocking a New England Patriots hat, on Friday and he had his...
Via NESN.com
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Celebrities confess to Deflate-gate on Jimmy Kimmel

What do Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski, Chris Evans, Steven Tyler, Eli Roth, Dicky Barrett and Bill Simmons all have in common? They all confessed to being the culprit behind Deflate-gate in this Jimmy Kimmel video….  
Via Bloguin Best
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Celebrities confess to Deflate-gate on Jimmy Kimmel

What do Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski, Chris Evans, Steven Tyler, Eli Roth, Dicky Barrett and Bill Simmons all have in common? They all confessed to being the culprit behind Deflate-gate in this Jimmy Kimmel video….  
Via This Given Sunday
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Celebrities on Jimmy Kimmel Defend Tom Brady

Nice to see some A-list celebrities like Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski, Chris Evans and Steven Tyler getting behind the New England Patriots on the eve of the Super Bowl, even if it’s being done in a joking, self-deprecating manner. Go Patriots indeed, Matt Damon.
Via The Awesome Boston
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Steven Tyler take fall for DeflateGate (Video)

With the DeflateGate investigation centering around a New England Patriots ballboy, several well-known celebrities posed as Pats fans to take the fall for Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, claiming they were the "locker room guy" who let the air out of the footballs.The celebrities included actors Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski and Chris Evans, as well as Aerosmith lead singer...
Via Holdout Sports
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Damon, Ben Affleck Are The Pats’ Locker Room Guys

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are the locker room guys according to this funny Jimmy Kimmel skit.
Via Gamedayr
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Damon Makes Super Bowl Bet With His Assistant, A Seattle Fan

Matt Damon, like most people, has a favorite team. His happens to be the New England Patriots; big schocker for the Massachusetts native, right? His assistant, Colin, happens to be from Washington. The two have made a bet in regards to the Super Bowl. Should the Patriots win Damon's assistant will have to wear a Tom Brady jersey all over the world in the next year as they travel...
Via FatManWriting
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Buy a Beer Glass, Save The Global Water Crisis With Stella Artois and Water.org

There’s a global water crisis more serious than the tasteless, cheap beer America is exporting around the world. Right now, there are hundreds of millions of people around the world are struggling to live on unclean water. The good news is that courtesy of Stella Artois, Water.org, and Matt Damon, you have the chance to help tackle both problems: drink tastier beer and help...
Via COED
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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