Kirk Herbstreit Unhappy ABC Showed KSU-Texas To Only 36% Of The Country

This is fun! We got our hands on some raw, off-air satellite backhaul footage from tonight's Kansas State-Texas broadcast on ABC, and in the post-game we're invited to listen in on Kirk Herbstreit and Brent Musburger discussing the day in college football—and, notably, why so few people were able to watch their… » 9/22/13 1:06am 9/22/13 1:06am

Brent Musburger Bleeped By ESPN Censors After Saying Something Naughty

We're not sure exactly what Brent Musburger is saying here, because we're officially out of the business of reading lips. But his comments during tonight's Michigan-Alabama blowout were something that necessitated censors using the seven-second delay, and ones Musburger later remarked were "a Freudian slip." (The… » 9/01/12 11:31pm 9/01/12 11:31pm

If You Want To Throw Up, Here's Kirk Herbstreit And Chris Spielman…

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Spoiler alert, they love him and he'll lead Ohio State to six consecutive national titles. » 11/29/11 5:30pm 11/29/11 5:30pm

ESPN Will Now Attempt To Be Kind Of Honest About Its Personalities'…

The ESPN transparency project, otherwise known as the giving of a different name to public relations, otherwise known as "Front Row," released the company's new endorsement policies last week and came out with a list of its commentators' "endorsement relationships" this morning. We documented a fair number of these… » 4/18/11 7:30pm 4/18/11 7:30pm

ESPN Personalities Have Shilled For A Lot More Than Just Nike: A Video…

Last week, The New York Times reported that three ESPN College GameDay anchors — Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, and Lee Corso — have had shoe contracts with Nike. We've known about Erin Andrews's endorsement deal with Reebok for some time, but the news that these three have worn Nike and agreed to speaking… » 2/22/11 10:00am 2/22/11 10:00am

College Football Roundup: The Big 12 Meets the SEC


It's Oklahoma and Florida for the BCS Title—an imperfect end to a season when no football team was perfect. Except, you know, Utah and Boise State. But they don't really count. What with their small conferences and even smaller media markets and exposure. The BCS is fair and impartial. Except, you know, this is a… » 12/08/08 12:30pm 12/08/08 12:30pm