- UPROXX via Yahoo! SportsJul 18 08:00 AM
Over the weekend, Mark Wahlberg went on ESPN’s Mike & Mike and claimed that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell once called him to personally complain about Ballers, the HBO show that is more or less an NFL-themed version of Entourage. Wahlberg, who serves as an executive producer on the show, alleged that Goodell told him “you can’t do this” after seeing it. The show generally plays things pretty ...
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NFL flatly denies Roger Goodell pressured Mark W... - Sporting News via Yahoo UK & Ireland Sport
- Shutdown Corner via Yahoo! SportsJul 18 11:27 AM
The second season of the HBO show “Ballers” premiered on Sunday night, which of course means appearances by those tied to the show, like series star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and executive producer Mark Wahlberg. Johnson plays Spencer Strasmore, a retired defensive lineman who played for the Miami Dolphins and has become a financial adviser in his post-playing career. The first season of the ...
- SportingNewsJul 18 01:59 PM
Mark Wahlberg says the NFL pressured HBO not to use NFL players in "Ballers." Roger Goodell and the NFL take issue with that.
Mark Wahlberg Claims the NFL and Various Team Ow... - People Magazine
NFL denies Goodell complained about 'Ballers' - USA Today
NFL denies Mark Wahlberg's claim that Roger Good... - Washington Post
- USA TodayJul 15 09:11 AM
Goodell was unsuccessful.
Roger Goodell Not A Fan Of HBO’s ‘Ballers,’ Acco... - New England Sports Network
- NMEJul 25 01:05 PM
$200 million (£152 million) copyright lawsuit is thrown out of LA court
- Deadline HollywoodJul 25 10:43 AM
Just more than a week after Season 2 of Ballers kicked off on HBO , today the network, star Dwayne Johnson and executive producers Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson scored a touchdown against claims the series was based on Everette Silas and Sherri Littleton's Off Season. “The themes in the two concepts are widely different,” said Judge George Wu at a Monday morning hearing in downtown L.A ...
- UPROXX via Yahoo! SportsJul 16 04:18 PM
“The first season of the show, the only calls I was getting were from guys like Roger Goodell saying, “You can’t do this,” and various owners in the league too. It wasn’t exactly specified what was meant by “this,” but we’d have to assume Goodell wasn’t pleased about all the drugs, sex, and fratty behavior depicted in a show about the NFL, a notoriously straight-laced and morality-first ...
- CBS SportsJul 17 10:52 AM
The executive producer of HBO's 'Ballers' says 'countless Patriots' will appear on the show this season
Roger Goodell Told 'Ballers' Producer Mark Wahlb... - The Big Lead
NFL goes on record with denial of Goodell effort... - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
League declines comment on claim Goodell tried t... - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
- SNAPPA Celebrity via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsJul 26 10:56 AM
Other stars who have films confirmed for the festival include Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Amy Adams and Mark Wahlberg.
- AFP Relax News via Yahoo! NewsJul 19 04:04 AM
Based on the 2007 film starring Mark Wahlberg, the show was originally due to air on July 19, but was pushed back a week after five officers were killed by a sniper in Dallas. "After further consideration, USA Network, Paramount TV and Universal Cable Productions have decided to move the premiere of 'Shooter' to the fall," USA network owner NBCUniversal said in a statement. The show stars Ryan ...
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