Craig James Is A Christian Martyr, According To Craig James

After a disastrous senate run, Craig James landed himself a gig at Fox Sports Southwest—for all of one show before being dumped. Officially, the higher-ups at Fox were caught by surprise by the regional network's hire of the all-around toxic James, and he was tossed out before any deal was official. Now James… » 9/24/13 5:42pm 9/24/13 5:42pm

Craig James Is Broke And Asking His Former Campaign Donors For Money

After leaving his cushy ESPN studio job in order to make a quixotic run for the U.S. Senate from his home state of Texas (a senate run, by the way, that featured unapologetic gay-bashing), Craig James is broke and looking for handouts from his former donors. » 8/02/12 12:50pm 8/02/12 12:50pm

Craig James Not Planning To Go Away

This is not the end, my only friend. Craig James lost in the Texas Senate primary, lost badly and embarrassingly, and we went and allowed ourselves to hope that maybe we wouldn't have to hear about him for a while. Ha! Craig James doesn't slink off that easily. » 6/21/12 4:00pm 6/21/12 4:00pm

Craig James's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Senate Campaign Has…

All the polls have now closed in the state of Texas, and the US Senate campaign of former ESPN analyst Craig James has reached its inevitable nadir, struggling to even gain 4 percent of the statewide party vote as ballots continue to be counted. » 5/29/12 9:18pm 5/29/12 9:18pm

Today Is The Day Craig James Gets Demolished In The Election

This is it: the polls are officially open for voting in the Republican primary for Texas's vacant Senate seat. Today is the day Craig James finds out if his gay-baiting self-funding, low-polling, hooker-murder-denying Senate campaign will bear fruit, or be all for naught. Judging from the latest numbers, which you can… » 5/29/12 9:15am 5/29/12 9:15am

It's Somehow Getting Worse For U.S. Senate Candidate Craig James

Only five days to go until we can bury once and for all Craig James's gay-baiting campaign for the U.S. Senate. But just when we thought the polling data on James was as embarrassing for him as it could possibly get, Public Policy Polling comes along to drag James toward the finish line with this: » 5/24/12 4:00pm 5/24/12 4:00pm

Tea Party Leader George Rodriguez Endorses Craig James, According To…

Craig James's sad longshot campaign has entered an even more desperate phase: He's seeing mirages in the desert and mistaking his friends for oversized hot dogs and accepting endorsements that don't actually exist. » 5/21/12 5:42pm 5/21/12 5:42pm

In 2010 And 2011, Craig James Made More Than $700,000 Total For Being…

Craig James's hopeless and hopelessly silly Senate campaign has finally borne some interesting fruit: his financial disclosure reports, through which we can learn how much money he made being the biggest embarrassment at ESPN (at least on days Lynn Hoppes wasn't working). And, wow, apparently it's good work being… » 5/21/12 3:15pm 5/21/12 3:15pm

Craig James Didn't Hire A PR Firm During The Mike Leach Controversy,…

Chuck Todd of MSNBC had Craig James on today, and he happened to catch the gay-baitin', 2 percent-pollin', infomercial-makin' U.S. Senate candidate from Texas in a lie about Mike Leach, which is lots of fun. Here's the Dallas Morning News to explain: » 5/16/12 6:15pm 5/16/12 6:15pm

Yet Another Mike Leach Book Inscription: "Craig James Is A Douche"

So now we have a reference to Craig James maybe having killed five hookers while at SMU, an explicit endorsement for anyone other than Craig James in Texas's U.S. Senate race, and now this, sent to us by a reader named Tyler. Mike Leach might have been better off writing a book filled with nothing but his inscriptions… » 5/14/12 12:15pm 5/14/12 12:15pm

Another Mike Leach Book Inscription: "Anybody But Craig James For…

Last night, we showed you the personalized message Washington State football coach Mike Leach left when autographing a copy of his book for a fan, which referenced the possibility that Craig James killed five hookers while at SMU. » 5/09/12 6:15pm 5/09/12 6:15pm

Spokeswoman For Craig James Denies He Killed Five Hookers While At SMU…

It's the probing question that keeps the world's brightest minds up at night: Did unpopular Texas Republican Craig James actually kill five hookers while at Southern Methodist? Tim Rogers, an editor at D Magazine in Dallas, finally got James campaign spokeswoman Meredith Turney on the phone for a frank discussion of… » 5/09/12 3:30pm 5/09/12 3:30pm

Craig James's Senate Campaign Nears Its Sad, Inevitable Conclusion

There's a new poll out in the race to win the Republican nomination for Texas's open Senate seat, and it's not good news for skilled communicator Craig James, whose campaign has now hit some sort of sad nadir that even we didn't think was possible. » 5/09/12 1:45pm 5/09/12 1:45pm

Mike Leach Appears To Have Autographed A Copy Of His Book With A "Craig…

Washington State football head coach Mike Leach isn't just inspiring possible new Friday Night Lights movies, he's also playing along with Internet memes referencing the nemesis who probably got him fired from Texas Tech. » 5/08/12 11:00pm 5/08/12 11:00pm

Craig James Has "Communication Skills," According To Craig James's…

The crew at Awful Announcing keeps sharing these delightfully unpolished clips from Craig James's campaign for a Texas U.S. Senate seat. Our topic today is broadcasting. "I had communication skills, and I understood that. But I didn't want to just become another jock-turned-analyst; I wanted to be a broadcaster,"… » 4/03/12 12:20pm 4/03/12 12:20pm

Craig James Says Mike Leach Is "A Bully" In Amateurish Campaign Ad

Craig James's floundering campaign for a U.S. Senate seat has a new video in which the candidate trots out his daughter to address the thorny issue of what Mike Leach did to his son at Texas Tech. "If I see wrong, then I'm going to stand up against it. I will never let something go by that is a bully, or someone… » 3/28/12 11:15am 3/28/12 11:15am

Haunted By An Abusive Father, Craig James Wet The Bed Until He Was 13

Get ready, fans. This might be the first and only time you feel some sort of sympathy for the politician-human known as Craig James. From Texas Monthly's profile: » 3/21/12 4:20pm 3/21/12 4:20pm

Craig James Once Blew A Chance To Make Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars…

Long before he was a gay-baiting U.S. Senate candidate, and long before he was a dipshit broadcaster for ESPN, Craig James was approached by Mark Cuban to invest in the company that eventually sold in 1999 for $5.9 billion in Yahoo stock. James's partner in the deal was Ross Perot Jr., and James's stake was said to be… » 3/05/12 8:20pm 3/05/12 8:20pm