Springsteen & Fallon: ‘Gov. Chris Christie Traffic Jam'; Drake Plays A-Rod, Weed Advocate on ‘SNL’

Must-see TV from Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Springsteen on ‘Bridgegate.’

“And the press conference went on and on….

“It was longer than one of my own damn shows.”

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If you missed ‘SNL’ last night, Drake played A-Rod, saying he was suing steroids “for being inside of me.” He also said he was suing Jackie Robinson, his phone and the dictionary. To read more of this story, click here

RIP James Gandolfini

(CNN) — James Gandolfini, best known for his role as an anxiety-ridden mob boss on HBO’s “The Sopranos,” died in Italy, possibly of a heart attack, the actor’s managers said Wednesday. He was 51.

“It is with immense sorrow that we report our client, James Gandolfini. passed away today while on holiday in Rome, Italy,” managers Mark Armstrong and Nancy Sanders said in a joint statement. “Our hearts are shattered and we will miss him deeply. He and his family were part of our family for many years and we are all grieving.”

The actor had been scheduled to make an appearance at the Taormina Film Fest in Sicily this week.

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Bill Murray Takes In Some Hoops

Bill Murray was at the Big Apple Invitational in New York Monday.

Gotta love this picture of the former “Ghostbusters,” “Stripes” and “Meatballs” star — and co-star of the upcoming “Moonrise Kingdom” — sitting with his son Luke Murray, an assistant at Towson.

And in the front row, our guys Brock Erickson of Monroe (N.Y.) College and Darren Savino of Cincinnati.

Odds are, Bill was the only guy in attendance who golfed with the Dalai Lama. “Big hitter, the Lama.”

Ed Burns Talks 'Nice Guy Johnny'

When WFAN first came on the air in New York in 1987, Ed Burns and his best friend, both huge sports fans, couldn’t comprehend that Mike Francesa, Chris Russo and their colleagues were getting money for their “jobs.”

“We could not believe that you could get paid to BS about sports on the radio all night long,” Burns, a hardcore Knicks fan, said in a recent phone interview.

Now Burns, the director and star of The Brothers McMullen, has created a wonderful independent film for under $30,000 called Nice Guy Johnny that premiered at Tribeca and stars two up and coming actors Matt Bush (Adventureland) and Kerry Bishe (Scrubs).

Nice Guy Johnny centers on baby faced 23-year-old Johnny Rizzo, who is about to trade in his dream job in sports radio for some snoozeville gig that will pay enough to please his fiancé. To read more of this story, click here