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Fox Sports’s Trashman-In-Chief Portrayed As Visionary In Gushing New York Times Profile

Last April, the New York Times’s Richard Sandomir wrote a soft-focus puff piece on Jason Whitlock and his then-role as head of ESPN’s The Undefeated. A month later ESPN president John Skipper told Sandomir exclusively that Bill Simmons wasn’t returning to ESPN, news Simmons himself found out from Twitter. A month…

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Fox Sports Live Relaunches; Spends Most Of Time Mocking Show's Low Ratings

Fox Sports 1 relaunched Fox Sports Live tonight in hopes a revamped format might spark the highlight show’s inexplicably bad ratings. What we got instead was hosts Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole in a miniscule studio repeatedly mocking the previous incarnation’s failures with their signature brand of Canadian, um, humour.