Tag: ESPN

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LaVar Ball reportedly banned from all ESPN platforms going forward

ESPN has finally had enough of LaVar Ball. At least for now. In the wake of Ball's inappropriate comment directed at...
Josh McCown

Josh McCown creates controversy on first day at ESPN

Josh McCown retired a couple of days ago and was immediately hired by EPSN. On his first day, during his first "SportsCenter" appearance, he immediately...

ESPN President John Skipper announces resignation

In some absolutely huge news around the sports media world, embatttled ESPN President and Disney Media Networks co-chairman John Skipper has announced his resignation, effective immediately. "Today I...

ESPN subscribers continue to plummet

It could be the sports landscape in today's society or something completely different, but ESPN continues to lose subscribers at a ridiculous clip. According to Nielsen, ESPN lost...
NBA

Stephen A. Smith attacks lack of diversity in NBA front offices

First Take took a break from normal sports talk banter on Thursday, addressing an article from Marc Spears of the Undefeated. Spears detailed that while just under 75 percent...

Annie Apple to join ESPN’s Sunday Countdown as contributor

When the NFL season begins, ESPN will have a new contributor for Sunday Countdown. According to ESPN's Dan Graziano, Annie Apple, the mother of New York Giants rookie...
ESPN

Sean McDonough named new Monday Night Football play-by-play man

Monday Night Football will have a new voice for the 2016 season, as ESPN has officially announced that Sean McDonough will be taking over play-by-play duties from the departing...
ESPN

Report: Vice to produce ‘several series’ for ESPN

Maybe now we know why so many people are jumping ship over at ESPN. Matthew Garrahan of the Financial Times is reporting the media giant has struck...

Report: Mike Tirico leaving ESPN for NBC

A major shakeup in sports broadcasting is in the works, as John Ourand of Sports Business Daily is reporting that Mike Tirico will leave ESPN for NBC. Ourand...

ESPN fires Curt Schilling

After controversy generated by a meme released on his Facebook page, Curt Schilling has been fired by ESPN. After making the move, the media giant released a statement, per...

Report: Matt Hasselbeck to replace Mike Ditka on ‘Sunday Countdown’

Matt Hasselbeck is getting ready to follow his brother, Tim, into a role in sports media. Jason McIntyre of The Big Lead is reporting that Hasselbeck "is expected...

Report: Charles Woodson taking Keyshawn Johnson’s spot at ESPN

Charles Woodson once made a seamless transition from cornerback to safety, and now the future Hall of Famer is reportedly set to transition from his NFL career...
ESPN

ESPN suspends publication of Grantland ‘effective immediately’

ESPN will no longer publish any of Grantland's outstanding content. In an official statement, the sports media giant communicated this news without a real explanation as to why...
Donald Trump

ESPN to Relocate ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic from Trump National Golf Club

Presidential candidate and business mogul Donald Trump is losing supporters left and right (pun intended) after making controversial remarks claiming Mexico sends people over to the United...

Bill Simmons is on the Clock

Sportsnaut Guest Post – Written by Robin Hill There are two things that I didn't know about before I found the Bill Simmons Sports Guy column on ESPN: *...

ESPN Will Welcome Back Tim Tebow When NFL Career is Done

There are apparently no hard feelings between ESPN and newly signed Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Tim Tebow. The former ESPN employee—a college football analyst for the ESPN-owned SEC Network—Tebow...
Britt McHenry

ESPN’s Britt McHenry Gets Invited to Discuss Anti-Bullying to Elementary School Students

ESPN's Britt McHenry verbally bashed an parking lot clerk just a couple of days ago while paying for her car to be taken out of impound. The...
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The 10 Best Looking Men and Women in Sports Media

There are hundreds of lists of male and female athletes and their spouses on "The Sexiest" lists out there, but what about the individuals behind the scenes...

Chances Are Stuart Scott Is A Bigger Stud Than You

Tip of the cap to the New York Times for this piece on Stuart Scott's battle with the "c". Not everyone loves Scott's style when he's on...
James Swanwick

James Swanwick On How He Bluffed ESPN | SU Podcast

Today on the March 5th, 2014 Sports Unfiltered podcast we're talking with James Swanwick about his article called, "How I Bluffed ESPN and Became a SportCcenter Anchor."...

Michelle Beadle Returns To SportsNation…Which Makes Me Happier Than Just About Everything

You know you love you some Michelle Beadle. If she didn't capture your hearts from any of the other shows she's been on, her tweets definitely made...

Two Drama Queens On ESPN Walk Into A Bar…

"You're always with the drama." - Tony Soprano http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okOps-NfaQM  

Michael Wilbon Thinks N-Word Is OK For The NFL.

It's hard to make a point for or against the NFL's idea of penalizing players for using the N-Word. Come on, does anyone REALLY use it in...