National NFL columnist at The Wall Street Journal. kevin.clark@wsj.com

Uh Oh: Tom Brady Is Celebrating Again

wsj.com — NFL defenses know one thing: You should fear Tom Brady . Increasingly, his teammates agree. "All of a sudden he's a foot away from you, head-butting you three times," said teammate Brandon LaFell. "I'm like, hey, man, calm down." Catching touchdowns from Brady, the New England Patriots' superstar quarterback, is the easy part this season.

Andrew Luck: The NFL’s Most Perplexing Trash Talker

wsj.com — Andrew Luck's legend is growing. Sure, there's buzz about how he has thrown for more yards in his first three seasons than anyone in NFL history. Or the fact he's led the Indianapolis Colts to the playoffs in each of his NFL seasons, after clinching a spot this year with Sunday's win.

Beverly Johnson Writes Essay Saying Bill Cosby Drugged Her

blackenterprise.com — The popular culture, fashion, and current affairs magazine Vanity Fair recently published an essay written by legendary supermodel Beverly Johnson in which the 62-year-old New York native accuses Bill Cosby of drugging her in the mid-80s. According to Johnson, the incident occurred during an audition for Cosby's NBC hit, The Cosby Show.

Chris Rock Says That Kanye West Is Better Than Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'?!

blackenterprise.com — As legendary comedian Chris Rock continued to knock out press rounds in preparation for his Top Five debut, he had a shocking admission. In a recent interview, Rock said that Kanye West's 2010 album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, is better than Thriller. Apparently, the 49-year-old ...

Sony Pictures Involved in Leaked Email Scandal

blackenterprise.com — Sony Pictures suffered a major setback in their public relations department. After internet sleuths hacked the Japanese multinational conglomerate, a slew of embarrassing emails have gone public this week. Studio co-chairman Amy Pascal and Top Five producer Scott Rudin were just the latest to get caught up in the hoopla after riffing on what President Barack Obama's favorite movies could be.

Ava DuVernay Is Golden Globes' First Black Female Director Nominee

blackenterprise.com — With the 72nd Annual Golden Globe nominees announced this morning, the entertainment world rejoiced as Ava DuVernay became the first black female director to be nominated. Live and direct from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Kate Beckinsale, Peter Krause, Paula Patton, and Jeremy ...

Kendrick Lamar Partners With Reebok In New Deal

blackenterprise.com — Students from Centennial High School received a special surprise when alumnus Kendrick Lamar placed them in his new Reebok ad. Called "I Am," the Top Dawg Entertainment rapper delivers his stellar verse from The Kendrick Lamar EP as an ode to his hometown of Compton, California. Shot in ...

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Play O.J. Simpson In 'American Crime Story'

blackenterprise.com — From the award-winning talents of Ryan Murphy (Glee, American Horror Story) comes a new show which is bound to cause controversy. Titled American Crime Story, this new show will serve as a companion anthology focused on real-life cases that made national headlines. FX ordered the series and ...

Roc Nation Sports And Fox Sports Announce 'Throne Boxing' Event

blackenterprise.com — Jay Z has conquered the rap world, the business world, and now, sets his sights on the sports realm. The Grammy-award winning rapper's Roc Nation Sports announced its entrance into the boxing world by partnering with Fox Sports to air their first card. The company announced the news Tuesday, ...

John Legend Hires Food Trucks For New York Protesters

blackenterprise.com — Grammy award winning singer-songwriter John Legend is showing that his actions can impact more than his words ever will. Alongside his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, the two bankrolled a fleet of food trucks to feed hungry New York City protesters who are out fighting against police brutality. In ...
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Dec 20, 2014

RT @OnlyAGameNPR: Andrew Luck is “probably too nice for the #NFL,” says the Wall Street Journal’s Kevin Clark (@KevinClarkWSJ): onlyagame.wbur.org/2014/12/20/and…

Dec 19, 2014

"I'm like hey man, calm down." Teammates are terrified of Tom Brady when he's fired up. wsj.com/articles/uh-oh…

Dec 19, 2014

Literally, famous last words. RT @BartHubbuch Rex: "I'm not dead yet."

Dec 19, 2014

@Michael_Calia @MattJarzemsky I believe our local GNY NFL beat reporters are on the bad QB beat.

Dec 19, 2014

@MattJarzemsky need more good QBs and more quirks, but generally, yes.

Dec 19, 2014

Are these "release sheets" that indicate why a player was released common in the NFL? Seems sort of grim. houstonchronicle.com/sports/texans/…

Dec 19, 2014

Tom Brady never properly indicates whether he's going for a high five or a pound. Nobody's perfect. on.wsj.com/1sJMT7W

Dec 18, 2014

@AdamHBeasley I'm staying across the street from a Publix so it's unfair. Any judge would throw out the total. Not admissible.

Dec 18, 2014

Some guy outside the Jaguars' stadium had a sign that said "Let's move on."

Dec 18, 2014

@PSchrags @PriscoCBS Oh, he's here. He's just doing some big time radio. Or he's joined with booth with Nantz and Simms. Either one.

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