Welcome to the Smart Set. Every morning, we bring you the gossip coverage, filtered. Today: Kate Middleton takes the field, George Clooney is planning to get arrested this morning, and Kate Couric's new show will debut on September 10.
Kate Middleton honed her non-princess skills during a visit to Olympic Park in Stratford where she put on coral pants and sneakers and took the practice field with Great Britain's women's field hockey team. Between this and Prince Harry's Brazilian polo match, the athletic pursuits of the Royal Family have increased by 500% over the past week. [The Daily Mail]
George Clooney has a date to get arrested at the Sudanese embassy in Washington D.C. today. He'll stand on embassy property and refuse to move, along with Martin Luther King III and Rep. Jim Moran, which if everything goes according to plan will get him hauled away and raise awareness of Sudan blocking humanitarian aid. [The Reliable Source]
Quick, what are you doing at 3 p.m. (maybe!) on September 10? That's right, you'll be watching the debut of Katie Couric's new daytime talk show Katie on ABC affiliates throughout the country. [New York Daily News]