Let's Play "Count The Slurs In Jemele Hill's Hate Mail"

Jemele Hill posted to Twitter one of the many hate letters ESPN gets about her, this time for her appearances on Colin Cowherd's radio show. And you have to give the writer some credit. Besides the immaculate penmanship (Hill notes a correlation between racists and hand-written letters), he manages to nail every slur… » 1/04/13 11:35am 1/04/13 11:35am

Um, Colin Cowherd Has Been Picking Football Games Really Well This Year

ESPN's Colin Cowherd is, even by sports-shock-jock standards, pretty loathsome. He's an inveterate race-baiter. I needn't carry on, but if you'd like me to, I will—he periodically lapses into a nasal whine that no one needs to hear on pay-TV. » 11/15/12 4:10pm 11/15/12 4:10pm

5 Important Contracts Set To Expire At ESPN (Or, Why Michelle Beadle…

On Tuesday, we told you that ESPN execs are ready to walk away from Rick Reilly's contract when it expires next year. But what about this year's expiring contracts? Whose time in Bristol might soon be over? We counted at least four ESPN talents—plus Colin Cowherd—whose deals are up this year. Here's a rundown, with… » 4/11/12 2:40pm 4/11/12 2:40pm

Colin Cowherd Is Obsessed With "Thugs," So Here's A Rap Video Featuring…

Colin Cowherd's no stranger to racial controversy, much of it dealing with his portrayals of black basketball players. During a discussion of the issues plaguing UCLA's basketball team, no fewer than 25 iterations of the word "thug" appeared on Cowherd's program today, usually with a direct association to drugs. » 3/01/12 5:30pm 3/01/12 5:30pm

Colin Cowherd's Awkward Interview With Kate Upton Ended…

ESPN radio host Colin Cowherd found himself talking to a dial tone today on The Herd With Colin Cowherd after Sports Illustrated cover model Kate Upton hung up on him following a series of invasive and creepy questions. Update: see below. » 2/15/12 1:54pm 2/15/12 1:54pm

A Kid Was Doing Something Weird With A Foam Finger In The Background…

We're not sure exactly what this is, but a spectator outside the set of The Herd With Colin Cowherd was engaged in some bizarre activity with a foam finger earlier today during Cowherd's conversation with Matt Forte. Is he playing guitar? Pretending it's a shotgun and he's on a rampage? Something more prurient… » 2/02/12 3:15pm 2/02/12 3:15pm

Arian Foster Can't Stand Colin Cowherd, Either

Foster joins George C. Scott (and, well, "everybody"): "Did you want to be a critic as a child? Or did your dreams die with your humility? RT @ESPN_Colin Hey Arian Foster—-'We really do care about you as a human too. Um,now about that hammy? —signed, everybody" [@ArianFoster, @ESPN_Colin] » 8/29/11 1:45pm 8/29/11 1:45pm

Mike Greenberg Is Getting A Sitcom; Or, Why TV People Think You're An…

The sitcom will revolve around a cipher of a sports talk show host, who's alternately paired with a boorish former athlete co-host and a long-suffering wife, so essentially Mike Greenberg, because Mike Greenberg has a fascinating life and a lot of TV people think you will be interested in watching a fictionalized… » 5/05/11 2:30pm 5/05/11 2:30pm