Fowler Falls For Fake Website, Makes Crazy Claims About Tennis Star

Tonight's Australian Open coverage on ESPN2 featured announcer Chris Fowler explaining to the audience that Japanese pro Kei Nishikori is, among other things, the highest-paid tennis player in the world and the owner of a restaurant chain, a soccer team, and clothing and perfume lines. None of those things are true,… »1/19/15 9:59pm

Lee Corso Called Kansas State QB Collin Klein "Calvin" And Chris Fowler Absolutely Lost It

Longtime viewers of ESPN's College GameDay have come to expect the occasional misstatement or malapropism from Lee Corso; the reality is that Coach hasn't been 100% since his 2009 stroke. Today's mistake, though, was funny enough that Chris Fowler broke down on the set Jimmy Fallon-style, taking almost half a minute… »12/01/12 12:12pm

ESPN Will Now Attempt To Be Kind Of Honest About Its Personalities' Endorsements

The ESPN transparency project, otherwise known as the giving of a different name to public relations, otherwise known as "Front Row," released the company's new endorsement policies last week and came out with a list of its commentators' "endorsement relationships" this morning. We documented a fair number of these… »4/18/11 7:30pm

ESPN Personalities Have Shilled For A Lot More Than Just Nike: A Video Compilation

Last week, The New York Times reported that three ESPN College GameDay anchors — Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, and Lee Corso — have had shoe contracts with Nike. We've known about Erin Andrews's endorsement deal with Reebok for some time, but the news that these three have worn Nike and agreed to speaking… »2/22/11 10:00am