Behind The Scenes Of The Controversial Talladega Finish With A NASCAR Pit Reporter

We weren’t at Talladega for last weekend’s crazy race, so we talked to someone who was: NBC Sports’ pit reporter Mike Massaro. He’s been covering NASCAR at the national level for 17 years—since TNN was a thing!—and surprisingly, he doesn’t think ‘Dega’s drama will affect today’s race and beyond too much. »11/01/15 12:05pm11/01/15 12:05pm


I was at the Top Gear USA NBC Pilot Episode

This hasn't come up in quite some time. It's actually Ray Wert era Jalopnik, but I was just daydreaming about my trip to LA to see the first episode of what would eventually be the first of two different Top Gear USA series. I assume nothing ever came of the Jalopnik challenge as I'm sure the pilot would have ended… »4/10/13 4:44pm4/10/13 4:44pm

Did FOX's $2.4 Billion NASCAR Deal Make SPEED Lose F1 To NBC?

Last week, we received word that SPEED had lost the rights to Formula One to NBC after having the series on the network for 17 years. Parent company FOX said that SPEED made a "fiscally responsible" bid to keep the series for 2013 and beyond. But today FOX announced they extended their NASCAR coverage for eight more… »10/15/12 12:20pm10/15/12 12:20pm

If You Don't Have A Crush On Brian Williams, You Are Dead Inside

Brian Williams co-hosted The Today Show this morning, where he was served coffee in an oversized mug (hilarious), bantered about Twitter ineptitude (adorable), and kicked it with Gabby Sidibe (sigh/swoon). Like everything the news anchor does, his temporary gig was endearing as hell, and hotdamn did he look handsome.… »10/28/11 4:20pm10/28/11 4:20pm