An official agreement must still be reached, but it's safe to celebrate, NBA fans: the lockout is over!

Commissioner David Stern and Player's Association leader Billy Hunter appeared at a joint press conference last night and announced that a tentative agreement had been reached, the results of which mean the following: training camps and free agency will begin on December 9. A 66-game season will kick off on Christmas Day.

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Happy Thanksgiving to all from The Hollywood Gossip!

What would this holiday be without family, food, football and reflection upon the things we appreciate most ... in the case of THG, that means some of the turkeys we have had the privilege, the honor and the burden of covering in the past year.

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There's no question that Twitter has enhanced the entertainment value of sports, reality TV, award shows and much more. But this takes it to a new level.

The annual college football battle between Mississippi State and Mississippi will feature the first Twitter end zone hashtag in the history of college football.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of the Vice President, served as grand marshals yesterday prior to a NASCAR race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. They were on hand to promote the military family-based project Joining Forces, starting the race along with a wounded veteran named Andrew Berry and his family.

And the famous wives were audibly booked upon being introduced to the crowd. Hear for yourself:

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Greg Halman, a Dutch baseball player with the MLB's Seattle Mariners in 2010 and 2011, was stabbed to death in his native country of The Netherlands today.

His brother has been arrested in connection with the crime, according to reports.

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Over the years, ESPN's College GameDay has become of the most popular pregame shows in sports because of the party-style atmosphere mixed with serious analysis.

Saturday tilted a bit too far toward the former, however.

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In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal that has roiled Penn State, two Syracuse University ball boys say they were molested by the school's associate head basketball coach, Bernie Fine, in the late 1970s and continuing into the 1990s.

Police in Syracuse said they have opened an investigation. In a statement Thursday night, Syracuse said it has placed Fine on administrative leave.

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Cementing its status as the timeliest and least tactful show on TV, South Park turned its sights on the Penn State sex scandal last night on the Season 15 finale.

Even a child rape scandal can't dissuade Trey Parker and Matt Stone, whose South Park quotes went after Joe Paterno, his assistants and the entire program.

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