ESPN baseball analyst Curt Schilling wasn’t sure if he was going to continue to be an ESPN baseball analyst when he donated $250 to Ben Carson’s campaign, according to a Federal Election Commission filing acquired by Tom Kludt of CNN.
We’re not convinced this isn’t a work, but ESPN Radio’s Amin Elhassan walked off in the middle of the show he co-hosts with Izzy Gutierrez after an argument over whether the Broncos should shove Peyton Manning out the door turned ugly.
For days after Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul injured his hand in a July 4 fireworks accident, we didn’t know anything more than that. We didn’t know the extent of the injury, or the operations required, or even how many fingers he had left...until ESPN’s Adam Schefter published a picture of Pierre Paul’s medical chart.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Lions star receiver Calvin Johnson informed coach Jim Caldwell that he is retiring from the NFL. Schefter, citing sources, says Johnson told friends and family before the season that this would be his final one in the NFL—and told Caldwell the day after the regular season ended.
Clearly Reggie Rankin is familiar with the Bobcats’ awful shooting.
While calling an Arizona-Cal men’s basketball game last Saturday, Bill Walton—who regularly goes off-topic in the booth—told his partner Dave Pasch to go to Temecula, get some “special dirt,” and rub it all over himself. That probably doesn’t even reach the top 10 wildest shit Bill Walton has said during a broadcast.
Today, son of Alaska, ESPN football analyst, and chili plug Mark Schlereth piqued our interest when he tweeted this smuggish tweet...
ESPN suspended regular TV presence Bob Ryan for calling colleague Mark Jackson a “Bible-pounding phony” and “con man,” among other insults, on the Dan Le Batard Show, as first reported by The Big Lead. Ryan appears regularly on Around the Horn and Sports Reporters, and sometimes guest hosts Pardon the Interruption.…
We don’t deny that it would be hilarious to watch Von Miller cream an unsuspecting Tom Brady well after the whistle. But we certainly can’t endorse it, which is exactly what ESPN’s Danny Kanell did on his radio show today.
The “mainstreaming of esports” is continuing, with ESPN saying this week that they will broadcast parts of the Halo Championship Tour event at the X Games in Aspen on the main network at the end of the month, while streaming it on WatchESPN. It’s a move that will give the surprisingly low-profile Halo competitive…
The television industry is still working through the period of upheaval it entered during the mid- to late-aughts, when a variety of rival technologies all began to seriously affect business. DVRs achieved ubiquity, allowing viewers to skip commercials; streaming services like Netflix and Hulu grew into serious…
We all make mistakes. Here’s one that popped up on everyone’s favorite website espn.go.com tonight, as a basic video of Celtics-Raptors highlights inadvertently included an earlier, aborted take. Is it Friday yet? Guffaw! Mr. Go won’t be happy.
If you’ve used the internet over the past year and a half or so—and especially if you’ve visited the front page of Yahoo in that time—you may have seen some strange, seemingly ESPN-branded stories about NFL stars getting caught up in scandals you’ve never heard about anywhere else and promoting the use of sketchy…
The following memo was just sent to ESPN talent—a designation that covers on-air personalities as well as certain contract employees—regarding how the network wishes to approach political coverage.
If you’ve ever wondered exactly what kind of “reporting” ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell does, the following tweets will be illuminating.
Former Eagles QB and current ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski revealed that he served as an advisor to his old team as it searched for a new head coach. Jaworski sat in on meetings with a couple of candidates, and even got a big folder to flip through: