New Orleans TV Network Hires Notoriously Flaky Fred Hickman

Hickman, formerly of CNN, ESPN, and the YES Network, heads down to New Orleans to be sports director at WVUE-TV. SportsGrid also mentioned Hickman's checkered job past which were highlighted in this little Deadspin post: "Number ten...Fred." (PHOTO: » 8/30/11 4:50pm 8/30/11 4:50pm

The Curious Case of Fred Hickman

Most of you probably don't remember Fred Hickman's somewhat brief tenure as an ESPN anchor and talking head and most of you also were probably unaware that the man is no longer working for them. Hickman was signed on from the YES network in 2004 to a significant contract to come over to the WWL, due mostly to their… » 12/01/08 3:30pm 12/01/08 3:30pm