Former ESPNer Dana Jacobson: "I Was Molested As A Child"

Now that Jerry Sandusky has been convicted, count former ESPN personality Dana Jacobson among those empowered to speak out about a personal experience with child sex abuse. Jacobson, who hasn't returned to TV since leaving ESPN at the end of April, relates a story on her personal blog this morning about being violated… » 6/25/12 11:30am 6/25/12 11:30am

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

We'll Pay For Video Of Dana Jacobson Chugging Vodka From The Bottle And …

Yesterday, upon hearing the news that Dana Jacobson intends to leave ESPN, we hoped to pay our respects by posting a video clip of our favorite moment from her time in Bristol. Alas, actual footage of Jacobson chugging vodka from the bottle and "cursing like a sailor," in the words of the Press of Atlantic City, has… » 3/28/12 6:55pm 3/28/12 6:55pm

Soon, ESPN Will Be Nothing But 24 Hours Of People Disagreeing With…

You should read Richard Deitsch on Dana Jacobson's defenestration from ESPN's First Take—as a co-host, she was to Skip Bayless what Dave Garroway was to his pet chimp—but you should really read this ESPN interview with First Take producer Jamie Horowitz, which is a stupid little fractal of everything stupid about the… » 12/28/11 5:46pm 12/28/11 5:46pm

Charlie Weis Still Hates Dana Jacobson

Since it's time for the big Michigan-Notre Dame game, the blogosphere has brought back the vodka-swilling Jacobson rant » 9/12/08 11:30am 9/12/08 11:30am. Now The Big Lead is citiing a source that claims both Trey Wingo and Jacobson have sent personal letters of apology over the event. Evidently Wingo used the word "retarded," and Weis, who has a…

Deadspin HOF Nominee: Dana Jacobson

On a certain level, you have to like anyone who can piss off Charlie Weis » 8/18/08 12:00pm 8/18/08 12:00pm, you know? Everyone forgets now that the Dana Jacobson story was actually broken by . And she pretty much assured that ESPN won't be hosting anymore "celebrity" roasts. The above picture after the Mike-and-Mike roast — I will never, ever tire of…

Are You Offended By ESPN?

That's the question posed by MarketWatch columnist Jon Friedman, who gives the WWL a thorough Bissingering based on the recent "lowbrow or boorish behavior" of some of ESPN's talent. Specifically, the incidents involving Jemele Hill, Dana Jacobson, and Bonnie Bernstein, respectively. Friedman's piece, titled "ESPN: The… » 7/09/08 4:30pm 7/09/08 4:30pm

Dana Jacobson Has The Sole Appropriate Reaction To The Mike And Mike…

Last Friday night, they held that "Mike And Mike Celebrity Roast" thing in Atlantic City. It was about as entertaining as you'd expected it to be, according to the Press Of Atlantic City. (No offense to Trey Wingo, but when you host half the show, and the other half is hosted by Jeffrey Ross, you're in trouble.) But… » 1/14/08 2:20pm 1/14/08 2:20pm