ESPN's Andrew Brandt Really Needs A New Twitter Joke

A thing that happens quite often on Twitter is that people will tweet out pictures of strange foods, usually because those foods are grotesque in size or construction, and thus there is a need to gawk at them. This is a communal exercise, involving various Twitter users retweeting pictures of the food and adding… » 9/30/14 3:37pm Yesterday 3:37pm

Brady Hoke's Dangerous Incompetence So Bad ESPN Announcers Denounce It

Michigan quarterback Shane Morris took a nasty, and illegal, hit to the skull in the fourth quarter of last night's loss to Minnesota. Not only was Morris immediately re-inserted into the game, but Wolverines head coach Brady Hoke claimed " I didn't know if [Morris] had a concussion or not." » 9/28/14 9:00am Sunday 9:00am

The Sports Guy Vs. ESPN: How Bill Simmons Lost Bristol

It was, he would later tell a confidant, like something out of The Godfather. Bill Simmons was meeting with two of the most powerful executives at ESPN, John Skipper and John Walsh, in a conference room in ESPN's then-unfinished Los Angeles office hard by the Staples Center. Within three years, this would be the… » 9/26/14 1:32pm Friday 1:32pm

How Do Other Notable ESPN Suspensions Compare With Bill Simmons's?

ESPN dropped a three-week suspension TV personality and Grantland honcho Bill Simmons last night, somehow working that large stick even deeper into its collective anus. How does Simmons's punishment compare with other notable suspensions handed down by the ever-suspension-happy ESPN in the past? » 9/25/14 1:03pm Thursday 1:03pm

Here's Every Edit ESPN Has Made To Its OTL Ray Rice-Ravens Report

We noted earlier today that Friday's bombshell Outside The Lines report included some odd, paraphrased quoting of supposed text messages to Ray Rice. That, alongside the wild—later retracted—claims about the Revel Casino providing a copy of the tape to the Ravens and NFL security led us to examine exactly what editing… » 9/24/14 4:20pm 9/24/14 4:20pm

Ravens Owner Fires Back At ESPN Story, Says "Nobody's Losing A Job Here"

The Ravens took the weekend to marshal a response to ESPN's big Ray Rice story, and it's here—in the form of a press conference by owner Steve Bisciotti and an online rebuttal to points made in the ESPN report. Bisciotti claims that all the anonymous sources on the Ravens' alleged mishandling on the situation… » 9/22/14 4:44pm 9/22/14 4:44pm

Adam Schefter: NFL Players Had Access To Rice Video Weeks After Incident

It seems like each day brings a new piece of information making it very, very hard to believe that the NFL and the Baltimore Ravens never saw video of Ray Rice knocking out Janay Palmer before TMZ made the tape public. Today's bit comes from Adam Schefter, who went on Mike and Mike and revealed that some NFL players… » 9/22/14 1:37pm 9/22/14 1:37pm

ESPN Showed Jameis Winston Onscreen 48 Times During FSU-Clemson

Viewers of last night's Clemson-Florida State overtime thriller couldn't help but notice how often ESPN's broadcast on ABC showed suspended FSU quarterback Jameis Winston. Indeed, after every big play it felt like the cameras went to Winston to see the Heisman Trophy-winner's reaction. But how much of the broadcast… » 9/21/14 11:20am 9/21/14 11:20am

Women > Winning: Your FSU-Clemson GameDay Sign Roundup

GameDay finds itself in Tallahassee for tonight's marquee ACC matchup (if such a thing can exist) between Florida State and Clemson. FSU fans took the opportunity to sound off a variety of issues, but of course the plurality of the signs were about Jameis Winston. Some of them expressed support for women, and others… » 9/20/14 12:59pm 9/20/14 12:59pm