ESPN is no longer "ready for some football" after Hank Williams Jr. made comments comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler, CNN reports.
The country singer, appearing on Fox News' Fox and Friends Monday morning, referred to a June golf game when Obama and House Speaker John Boehner played on the same team as "one of the biggest political mistakes ever." Williams then added "that'd be like...
His terrific new album, The Wolf, may address his outsider status in country music, but country-rock rebel Shooter Jennings has been anything but a loner of late. He’s about to start a family with his girlfriend of six years, Sopranos actress Drea de Matteo; he’s thrilling crowds with a kickass live show on his current tour; and on Saturday night, he joins a host of rowdy friends (including Kid Rock, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Steven Tyler) to honor the music of Hank Williams Jr. on Giants (9 pm/ET on CMT), a raucous two-hour salute to the man known as Bocephus. TVGuide.com spoke to the 28-year-o
On a new network and with new announcers in the booth, Monday Night Football may seem a bit different when it kicks off its season Sept. 11 at 7 pm/ET, on ESPN. But one thing will sound awfully familiar: Hank Williams Jr.'s iconic opening salvo, "Are you ready for some football?!"
The night's doubleheader of Minnesota at Washington and San Diego at Oakland marks the 16th year the country legend has supplied the rousing intro, actually titled "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming over Monday Night." In fact, Williams ("Bocephus" to his fans) is known more for the MNF theme in some circles than for his hits like "Family Tradition." A hotel bellman in Detroit once even referred to him as the "Rowdy Friend."
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Country music star Hank Williams Jr. has been accused of harassing a 19-year-old waitress at a Memphis-hotel bar last Saturday. As of Tuesday night, Williams had yet to have a warrant issued for his arrest or even be contacted by police. "I am shocked at such allegations," his rep tells the Associated Press.... After a two-year Miami stay, the MTV Video Music Awards are returning to New York City on Aug. 31.... Spike TV has inked a deal to keep Ultimate Fighting Championship on the air through 2008.... The CW network has signed up six more affiliates, expanding its coverage to 68 percent of the U.S.