Is Pau Gasol Latino?

ESPN/ABC ran this graphic during today's Bulls-Spurs game in recognition of the NBA's Noche Latina campaign, and it raises an interesting question: does Pau Gasol belong on this list? » 3/08/15 3:16pm 3/08/15 3:16pm

MSU QB Suffers Most Horrific Injury In History, Per Kirk Herbstreit

Here's ABC/ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit getting his words a bit mixed up as he describes Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook suffering—literally!—an on-field cardiectomy. » 11/08/14 9:49pm 11/08/14 9:49pm

ESPN Showed Jameis Winston Onscreen 48 Times During FSU-Clemson

Viewers of last night's Clemson-Florida State overtime thriller couldn't help but notice how often ESPN's broadcast on ABC showed suspended FSU quarterback Jameis Winston. Indeed, after every big play it felt like the cameras went to Winston to see the Heisman Trophy-winner's reaction. But how much of the broadcast… » 9/21/14 11:20am 9/21/14 11:20am

Race Fans Disapprove Of ESPN's Botching Of The Indy 500 Finish

ESPN on ABC's coverage of the thrilling final laps of yesterday's Indy 500 left many viewers upset, as Bristol's repeated coverage of the race leaders' significant others battled that of the actual racing. Here's a comparison of what ESPN aired versus video from the international feed. » 5/26/14 12:10pm 5/26/14 12:10pm

ABC/Disney Previews Indy 500 With Creepy BDSM/Milk-Themed Intro

We're gonna assume this is some kind of viral marketing by dairy farmers, but after watching this I think I'm switching to Silk for good. » 5/25/14 12:03pm 5/25/14 12:03pm

Nancy Grace Derails Oscar Pistorius Analysis With Porn Obsession

An otherwise serious discussion of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on Good Morning America today barely managed to finish without Nancy Grace hijacking it to talk about the amputee sprinter's porn habits. » 3/25/14 12:40pm 3/25/14 12:40pm

Rob Ford's Kimmel Appearance Featured A Suggestion He Go To Rehab

Rob Ford appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight, filling three segments in which the crack-smoking Toronto mayor covered such topics as his alleged homophobia, his bizarre and profane caught-on-video rants, and whether or not he needs professional help for alcoholism. » 3/04/14 12:39am 3/04/14 12:39am

Showdowns: Showtime's Masters of Sex vs. ABC's Betrayal


Which overhyped show should you watch? In Showdowns, Defamer's Beejoli Shah and Gawker's Rich Juzwiak tackle the tough issues: Which show each night this week sucks the least during the premiere season of this "Golden Age of Television." » 9/30/13 9:13pm 9/30/13 9:13pm

Kirk Herbstreit Unhappy ABC Showed KSU-Texas To Only 36% Of The Country

This is fun! We got our hands on some raw, off-air satellite backhaul footage from tonight's Kansas State-Texas broadcast on ABC, and in the post-game we're invited to listen in on Kirk Herbstreit and Brent Musburger discussing the day in college football—and, notably, why so few people were able to watch their… » 9/22/13 1:06am 9/22/13 1:06am

Here's What Hannah Storm Looked Like After Her Gas Grill Exploded In…

On Monday we learned why Hannah Storm had been off the air for three weeks: her propane grill blew up in her face, a "wall of fire" that burned off half her hair and left her with second degree burns on her hands, chest, and face. » 1/02/13 12:25pm 1/02/13 12:25pm

What Was Up With ABC's Soundtrack For The Michigan-Ohio State Game?

Ohio State completed its undefeated, ineligible season by defeating Michigan 26-21 in college football's best rivalry game today, but viewers seemed consumed as much by ABC/ESPN's choice in bump music as they were the action happening on the field. We're not sure what prompted the eclectic mix, but here's the full… » 11/24/12 4:30pm 11/24/12 4:30pm

Brent Musburger Said Piss, And Kirk Herbstreit Couldn't Keep His Shit…

On Saturday night, we all speculated about what Brent Musburger could have said that was bad enough that ABC felt the need to cut off the audio while he and Kirk Herbstreit pulled themselves together. Today, we have the unedited version: piss. He said "piss," instead of "pick." » 9/03/12 11:30am 9/03/12 11:30am

Brent Musburger Bleeped By ESPN Censors After Saying Something Naughty

We're not sure exactly what Brent Musburger is saying here, because we're officially out of the business of reading lips. But his comments during tonight's Michigan-Alabama blowout were something that necessitated censors using the seven-second delay, and ones Musburger later remarked were "a Freudian slip." (The… » 9/01/12 11:31pm 9/01/12 11:31pm

Darren Rovell Is Indeed Going To ESPN, ABC News, Reportedly For More…

And it's official: Sports biz guy Darren Rovell is leaving CNBC after six years, having reached an "agreement in principle" with his old home, ESPN. Rovell tweeted this morning: » 6/21/12 10:27am 6/21/12 10:27am

It Seems Heat Fans Don't Think Much Of Jon Barry

I mean, he's sitting right there, man. He can see your sign. TV people have feelings too, you know. You know what sucks? YOUR HANDWRITING. » 6/17/12 11:04pm 6/17/12 11:04pm

Donald Driver Allegedly Had To Restrain Jaleel White When Urkel Went…

Dancing With The Stars producers who thought they were getting Urkel got a bit more Stefan than they were counting on as Jaleel White allegedly snapped when he stepped on his partner's foot leading to an altercation in which fellow DWTS competitor (and Packers WR) Donald Driver intervened. » 4/03/12 10:20pm 4/03/12 10:20pm

If You Look Like Josh Elliott And Live In The Tri-State Area, This Lady…

A reader has alerted of us of a rather specific No Strings Attached request on the New York City Craigslist, and because we're still in the holiday spirit here, we thought we'd pass along the posting on the off-chance that anyone out there might qualify. » 12/29/11 3:10pm 12/29/11 3:10pm

USA Swimming's Monstrous Coaches And The "Culture of Sexual Misconduct"

An investigative report on last night's 20/20 presented startling stories of young swimmers sexually abused, secretly videotaped, and even impregnated by monstrous coaches. Has USA Swimming created a unique "culture of sexual misconduct," as ABC News would have you believe? » 4/10/10 6:47pm 4/10/10 6:47pm