Barry Larkin Hassled Sony Execs To Get A Discount On A Microphone

Barry Larkin made an estimated $78 million during his Hall of Fame career, and presumably makes an excellent salary now as an ESPN baseball analyst. Despite this wealth, he needed help last month from Sony executives to get an employee discount on a microphone, according to emails released in the Sony mega-leak. » 12/12/14 3:45pm Friday 3:45pm

Transcript: Roger Goodell Doesn't Know What's Going On

ESPN's Don Van Natta Jr. published a nice scoop yesterday, having gotten his hands on the transcript from Ray Rice's suspension appeal hearing. He highlights one particular exchange which shows that if you take him at his word, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has absolutely no idea what's going on in his own operation… » 12/11/14 11:41am 12/11/14 11:41am

Curt Schilling Stunned By "Anger, Hatred" From "Atheists/Liberals"

Last month, Curt Schilling took to Twitter to systematically dismantle the theory of evolution. Fellow ESPNer Keith Law respectfully offered up fact-based arguments against some of Schilling's more disingenuous or ignorant claims, and was suspended by ESPN for engaging. Now, Schilling has given his first public… » 12/01/14 10:52am 12/01/14 10:52am

ESPN Suspends Keith Law From Twitter For Defending Evolution [UPDATE]

Heavy-tweetin' ESPN baseball writer Keith Law has been noticeably silent for the last couple of days. That's no coincidence—he's been given a Twitter timeout by ESPN, and we're told that it's for loudly and repeatedly defending Charles Darwin from transitional fossil Curt Schilling, his Bristol colleague. » 11/21/14 6:30pm 11/21/14 6:30pm

Black Grantland's Old White Guy To Black People: Do What I Tell You

Yesterday, news dropped that Jason Whitlock was about to make Mike Wise, an oldish white Washington Post columnist and proud champion of liberal causes, his second official "black Grantland" hire. That's interesting not just because of what he is—this is supposed to be a site bursting with young, up-and-coming… » 11/18/14 5:30pm 11/18/14 5:30pm