Monthly Archives: June 2021

Inside Look: How the ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Soundtrack Honors the Spirit of the Best-Selling Original

Inside Look: How the ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Soundtrack Honors the Spirit of the Best-Selling Original

“We knew there would be a lot of excitement, a lot of expectation, and a lot of pressure,” says music supervisor Kier Lehman (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, HBO’s Insecure), who, along with co-supervisor Morgan Rhodes, worked closely with director Malcolm D. Lee, label partners at Republic Records, producer Ryan Coogler’s Proximity Media and James’ production company…

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On Loki, What Makes a Loki a Loki Is Anything But Low Key

On Loki, What Makes a Loki a Loki Is Anything But Low Key

Sylvie and Loki get some important bonding time.Image: Marvel StudiosAfter Marvel and Disney+’s Loki presented its audience with a twist on a twist last week, the time-bending series put the breaks on (albeit only figuratively) to turn once more to a question the show’s premiere was fascinated with: what makes Loki—what makes a Loki—Loki? The…

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Sources: CP3, Lowry decline invites for Olympics

Sources: CP3, Lowry decline invites for Olympics

Phoenix Suns star Chris Paul has declined an invitation to play for Team USA in the Summer Olympics, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.USA Basketball had known that Paul was trending toward this decision for several days, sources said. The Suns are in the Western Conference finals against the LA Clippers, and if they reach…

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Kittle explains why Tebow wasn’t invited to TE U

Kittle explains why Tebow wasn’t invited to TE U

One of the organizers of this week's Tight End University said Tim Tebow did not get an invitation to participate because of a higher-than-expected response that meant there wasn't enough room.San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle -- who along with the Kansas City Chiefs' Travis Kelce and former player Greg Olsen is conducting TEU…

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Vanessa Bryant to settle suit over helicopter crash

Vanessa Bryant to settle suit over helicopter crash

9:47 PM ETAssociated Press LOS ANGELES -- Vanessa Bryant, widow of the late NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant, has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the pilot and owners of the helicopter that crashed last year, killing the Los Angeles Lakers legend, the Bryants' daughter, Gianna, and seven others.Vanessa Bryant, her children and relatives…

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Fisher: Ogwumike’s Olympics snubs ‘a travesty’

Fisher: Ogwumike’s Olympics snubs ‘a travesty’

7:04 PM ETMechelle VoepelESPN.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher ripped USA Basketball for its decision Monday to leave forward Nneka Ogwumike off the U.S. women's basketball Olympic…

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The Best Streaming Services You Can Subscribe to Right Now

Image: GizmodoIt feels like every week a new streaming video service enters the market, and at this point, it’s almost impossible to keep track of them all. In 2020, a number of major players made their debuts to compete with mainstays like Netflix, Hulu, and Disney+. The frustratingly stubborn mobile-first service Quibi officially launched in…

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CNN: Whitehouse’s Beach Club Is ‘Very Evasive’ and Hung Up on Us -White Members

CNN: Whitehouse’s Beach Club Is ‘Very Evasive’ and Hung Up on Us -White Members

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” CNN National Correspondent Sunlen Serfaty reported that Bailey’s Beach Club, the club that Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has received criticism for being a member of has evaded questions on the racial makeup of the club’s membership and that while Whitehouse’s office has claimed the club has non-white members, they…

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Lucy Dacus Captures Memory On A Musical Home Video

Lucy Dacus Captures Memory On A Musical Home Video

Ebru Yildiz By Max Freedman We so often think of music as a free-flowing expression of one’s innermost emotions — yearning, love, grief, dismay — that it’s jolting to hear Lucy Dacus speak about it as roughly the opposite. “There are a lot more facts in this,” the Richmond, Virginia-based 26-year-old says of her third…

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What We Do in the Shadows Spin-Off Wellington Paranormal Is Already Our Favorite Comedy of the Summer

What We Do in the Shadows Spin-Off Wellington Paranormal Is Already Our Favorite Comedy of the Summer

Minogue, Sergeant Maaka, and O’Leary in the Wellington Paranormal office.Image: Stan Alley/The CWIf The X-Files tossed aside all the government-conspiracy stuff and just concentrated on wacky monsters—and injected everything with the driest, most deadpan humor imaginable, and a bit more bumbling—that’s kind of exactly what Wellington Paranormal looks like. The New Zealand series, a spin-off…

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Coronavirus cases at Copa America rise to 140

Coronavirus cases at Copa America rise to 140

3:51 PM ETAssociated PressThere were 140 known COVID-19 cases at the Copa America in Brazil on Monday, up from 66 positive tests on Thursday.CONMEBOL said in a statement that of the 15,235 tests, the number of people infected was 0.9% of the total.- Chile players fined for allowing barber inside bubble - Five squads have…

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The Suicide Squad’s Newest Trailer Takes a Shot at Superman

The Suicide Squad’s Newest Trailer Takes a Shot at Superman

Bloodsport and King Shark.Screenshot: Warner Bros.What binds each incarnation of the Suicide Squad together? The tiny bombs Amanda Waller implants in each member’s head to ensure that they don’t run away and escape while embarking on whatever insane missions she’s concocted for them. Longtimers like Harley Quinn and Rick Flagg might wax poetic and say…

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The 10 Greatest Queer Anthems Of The 21st Century

The 10 Greatest Queer Anthems Of The 21st Century

Steve Granitz/WireImage. Mackenzie Sweetnam/Getty Images. James Devaney/GC Images. Earl Gibson III/WireImage What makes a queer anthem? That’s the question MTV News recently posed to four musicians: rapper and activist Mykki Blanco; Mxmtoon, the ukulele-playing bedroom-pop artist; Southern-born singer-songwriter Katie Pruitt; and gospel-influenced pop star Vincint. The quartet met on a recent Zoom call to talk…

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Sources: City prepping $139M offer to sign Kane

Sources: City prepping $139M offer to sign Kane

playCould a Kane-Sterling swap make sense for Man City, Tottenham? (1:22)Julien Laurens analyzes the possibility of Manchester City offering up Raheem Sterling in a swap for Harry Kane. (1:22)11:37 AM ETJames OlleyCloseSenior Writer, ESPN FCRob DawsonManchester City are readying a £100 million ($139 million) offer for Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, sources have told ESPN.Kane,…

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Kawhi out for Game 2 vs. Suns; Morris uncertain

Kawhi out for Game 2 vs. Suns; Morris uncertain

7:39 PM ETOhm YoungmisukESPN Staff Writer CloseOhm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is a graduate of Michigan State…

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