The Beat

April 13, 2008

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is tapping into his inner jock: He'll host the ESPYs this July from its new venue, the Nokia Theatre, in L.A. The self-described "sports junkie" is also set to portray an NHL player in The Love Guru, a comedy starring Mike Myers and Jessica Alba due out in June.... Jay Barker, who quarterbacked Alabama to a national title in 1992, announced his engagement to country music singer Sara Evans (right) on the Birmingham sports talk radio show he cohosts with former Titans kicker Al Del Greco. Says Evans, whose A Real Fine Place to Start rose to No. 1 on the country charts in 2005, "I can't wait to put myself in Jay's world."

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