Nation Demands Pro-Jonathan Papelbon Takes; Fox Sports Provides Them

The trouble with a story like yesterday’s Bryce Harper-Jonathan Papelbon fight in the Nationals dugout is that it does not contain much—any—ambiguity. It is unambiguously wonderful, that oh-God-this-is-so-fucking-stupid kind of wonderful, and also Jonathan Papelbon unambiguously is a belligerent tool whose decision to… »9/28/15 1:08pm9/28/15 1:08pm

Report: Jason Whitlock Negotiating To Leave ESPN, Rejoin Fox Sports

Ever since he was booted from the website he was hired to create at the beginning of the summer, Jason Whitlock has aimlessly putzed around the ESPN empire, writing a couple of online columns and guest hosting PTI. Now the other shoe seems to be dropping, with Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand reporting that… »8/24/15 7:57pm8/24/15 7:57pm

Craig James Sues Fox Sports For Religious Discrimination

Befitting a man who espoused homophobic beliefs during a failed Senate run, believes himself to be Christian martyr, and has been dogged by allegations that he killed five hookers while at SMU, Craig James sued Fox Sports on Monday for religious discrimination, alleging that he was fired because of his “religious… »8/04/15 1:49am8/04/15 1:49am

Ken Rosenthal reports that Pete Rose has been hired by Fox as a baseball analyst.

Ken Rosenthal reports that Pete Rose has been hired by Fox as a baseball analyst. He won’t be calling live games, but instead will be on basically every Fox and Fox Sports studio show. Rosenthal reports that Rose finds the Inside the NBA banter between Chuck, Shaq, and Kenny “very entertaining to me.” [Fox Sports] »4/18/15 5:35pm4/18/15 5:35pm

Katie Nolan Devastates Co-Worker's Horrible Blog On Garbage Time

Fox Sports personality and Garbage Time host Katie Nolan was among the first to call bullshit on thisHow To Land A Husband At The Masters” post that appeared on co-worker Clay Travis’s Fox-owned Outkick The Coverage blog when it popped up last week. That the outspoken and generally awesome Nolan would call it out… »4/13/15 9:30am4/13/15 9:30am

Report: ESPN And Fox Sports Nearly Traded Employees

Hey, here's a fun little story. Remember last week when Fox Sports's Katie Nolan went on the BS Report, and she and Bill Simmons kinda coyly reminisced about a failed attempt at bringing her over to Grantland, in the way that people talk about these things on the BS Report, where they don't actually say anything,… »2/25/15 3:30pm2/25/15 3:30pm

Closed Captioning Goes Insane During Fox NASCAR Broadcast

Reader Doug noticed last night that the closed captioning for Fox Sports 1's NASCAR broadcast "seemed to be drunk." Sure enough, midway through the second race at Daytona the captioning suddenly started spitting out repeated misspellings of various MLB stars' names. This went on for more than five minutes; we… »2/20/15 12:33pm2/20/15 12:33pm

All 100 Times Jeter's Name Was Mentioned On Fox—And All Zero Of Gwynn's

Lest you forget, Fox was sure to make you aware that this is Derek Jeter's final season in the majors. The Captain's name was spoken no fewer than 100 times on tonight's All-Star Game broadcast, but at what cost? That of remembering people like Tony Gwynn, Don Zimmer, or Bob Welch—none of whom were mentioned during… »7/16/14 12:56am7/16/14 12:56am