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Remember All Those Other Times Colin Cowherd Said Racist Shit On ESPN?

A Dwight Schrute cosplayer named Colin Cowherd said some really dumb things about Dominicans on ESPN Radio Thursday. Besides being wrong in several particulars, Cowherd’s musings were insulting and racist. On Friday, Cowherd addressed the rant during his show. Rather than apologizing or satisfyingly explaining his… » 7/27/15 2:20pm Monday 2:20pm

Colin Cowherd Is Mad We Didn't Run His Full Racist Musings, So Here

Colin Cowherd, a sock a teenage boy keeps under his mattress, is irritated. Yesterday, he said racist shit about how stupid and uneducated Dominicans are on his radio show. He feels that we took those comments out of context in a post we ran yesterday.http://screengrabber.deadspin.com/colin-cowherd-... » 7/24/15 1:16pm Friday 1:16pm

ESPN Wants Howard Bryant To Reboot "Black Grantland"

Two years ago, Jason Whitlock was hired at ESPN and charged with creating a black sports and culture site, originally billed as a “Black Grantland” and eventually named The Undefeated. Last month, he was ousted as the head of the site after failing to get it off the ground, undermining the entire project in the… » 7/23/15 8:44pm 7/23/15 8:44pm

No One Knows What ESPN Is Doing To Grantland

Two months ago, ESPN unexpectedly, unceremoniously dumped Bill Simmons, one of the network’s biggest and best-known personalities. When they did, Simmons was forced to abandon Grantland, the sports and pop culture website he created and edited; more specifically, he was forced to abandon dozens of writers, editors,… » 7/17/15 11:42am 7/17/15 11:42am

Floyd Mayweather Beaten, Taunted By Woman

The ESPY Awards–a celebration of ESPN’s ability to celebrate celebrities—are being handed out tonight as ESPN takes advantage of the lull in the U.S. sports schedule. We’ve already had one memorable moment, even though the official ceremony has yet to begin. On the red carpet, MMA star Ronda Rousey was given her “Best… » 7/15/15 7:07pm 7/15/15 7:07pm

ESPN Will Have No Regular Motorsports Coverage Soon

The only regular racing coverage ESPN still hosts are NHRA drag races. ESPN occasionally brands ABC motorsports broadcasts, and they host the X Games, too, but as far as normal racing season content goes, NHRA is all they’ve got. That will no longer be the case next year, as NHRA goes to Fox Sports 1.
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Adam Schefter Explains Why He Posted Jason Pierre-Paul's Medical Records

In Richard Deitsch’s weekly media column at SI.com, ESPN’s Adam Schefter fields questions about why he decided to publish photos Jason Pierre-Paul’s medical charts, rather than simply report that the Giants DE had his right index finger amputated after a fireworks accident. His answer, roughly: if you can prove a… » 7/13/15 10:30am 7/13/15 10:30am

So Why Did Jason Whitlock Bail On A New York Mag Profile? 

New York magazine has a new 4,000-word feature on ESPN personality Jason Whitlock out, and while it offers a good (if familiar) rundown of Whitlock’s career and how he ended up getting fired from his own non-existent website before it even launched, it offers nothing first-hand from its subject. What’s funny is that… » 7/06/15 5:40pm 7/06/15 5:40pm