The Hollywood Gossip staff is proud to bring back Tale of the Tape, in which we break down prospective matchups within the celebrity gossip world.

This edition of TOTT takes on special meaning with the beginning of the World Series in Yankee Stadium tonight. One of our participants will be there.

Posted in: Kate Hudson

This Is It, the documentary created from footage of Michael Jackson's last rehearsals for what supposed to be a final 50-show run in London this summer, is not a Thriller by any means. But if you're a fan, you'll still love it.

The film, which premiered last night, felt like a trip down memory lane, a riveting live concert, and a behind-the-scenes documentary all rolled into one.

Posted in: Michael Jackson

Retired tennis champion Andre Agassi, as respected a man as there is in the world of sports, has confessed that he dabbled in crystal meth during a slump.

Agassi reveals in his book Open: An Autobiography that he took the substance in 1997 when both his tennis and marriage to Brooke Shields were failing.

Posted in: Andre Agassi

The NFL's Kansas City Chiefs have barred star running back Larry Johnson from all team activities as the club and league look into comments he made Monday.

In telling reporters to get away from him, Johnson used a slur that referred to gays. He used the same slur on Twitter in an exchange with one of his followers.

Posted in: Twitter

Sorry if we got your hopes up there. Rated R refers to the title of Rihanna's new album. The headline was in no way meant as a commentary on our part.

In fact, if you want to be critical based on the hype, the cover itself is pretty PG-rated compared to most of the stuff the singer wears on a daily basis.

Posted in: Rihanna

You'll rarely hear the THG staff take Kate Gosselin's side in anything, but when her own brother, Kevin Kreider, sells her out on CBS' Early Show, well ...

We're still not on Kate's side, per se. We're just saying what a d!ck move it is by Kevin Kreider and loser wife Jodi to procure 15 minutes at her expense.

Posted in: Gloria Allred

ESPN college football analyst and NFL Hall of Famer Bob Griese was suspended one week by ESPN after an off-color remark about NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya.

This is not the week to work at ESPN. First, an affair with a crazy production assistant got baseball analyst Steve Phillips fired. Now Bob Griese gets a temporary boot.

Posted in: Bob Griese