- 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 ...
- 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 ...
Roger Goodell Called Mark Wahlberg to Complain A... - The Hollywood Reporter via Yahoo! News
NFL flatly denies Roger Goodell pressured Mark W... - Sporting News via Yahoo UK & Ireland Sport
- 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 Roger Goodell Called Mark Wahlberg To... - CBS Boston
- USA TodayJul 15 09:11 AM
Goodell was unsuccessful.
Roger Goodell Not A Fan Of HBO’s ‘Ballers,’ Acco... - New England Sports Network
- 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
- 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 ...
- NMEJul 25 01:05 PM
$200 million (£152 million) copyright lawsuit is thrown out of LA court
- Digital Trends via Yahoo! NewsJun 25 07:24 PM
Actor Mark Wahlberg teams up with Indian Motorcycle to support the 2016 Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis, a nine-day epic journey from L.A. to South Dakota. The tour will stop in multiple cities and offer "Motorcycle Therapy" to wounded veterans.
- ContactmusicJul 25 02:23 PM
A $200 million (£152 million) copyright lawsuit filed against Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg 's hit TV series Ballers has been dismissed.
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