Sports Illustrated has laid off a number of staffers, according to multiple sources, as a part of approximately 40 layoffs of editorial staffers across Time Inc. properties, that POLITICO reported began on Thursday. This comes a week after 110 Time Inc. sales and advertising staffers were laid off, a month after a…
A bus carrying media personnel and volunteers between Olympic venues was attacked in Rio this evening, according to multiple media reports. Several people who were on the bus described the attack as gunfire. Initial reports said the bus was shot at on the Trans Olympic Highway when the attack happened.
Yoenis Cespedes really loves golf. Loves it. Plays on game days if he can. Has probably played 10 rounds in the last couple of weeks, according to one Mets official.
Reporters are the complainingest people on earth, and these Olympics are giving them plenty to complain about—not a good combination. Today’s outrage: a severe lack of food options inside the media center.
If you’re a student, or know one that will lend you their identity, you can stream every out of market NFL game, plus Red Zone channel and DirecTV Fantasy Zone for just $100 for the full season, even if you aren’t a DirecTV customer.
While we do see 20% discounts from time to time, a $100 iTunes gift card for $85 is still a solid deal if you pay for Apple Music, iCloud storage, or PokéCoins.
A CBS sports press release confirms what’s been rumored for weeks: longtime ESPN announcer Brad Nessler is coming to CBS, and after the 2016 season will replace the legendary Verne Lundquist as play-by-play man on “SEC on CBS” games.
The Buffalo Bills have released their policy for media covering practices. Reporters are welcome to watch, as long as they don’t tweet any plays, players, or bad things that happen.
The world is already aware that Colin Cowherd and Jason Whitlock will team up for their new Fox Sports 1 show Speak For Yourself, which should be called (and which we are calling) All Takes Matter, but no one was prepared for it to be a full hour at 6 p.m.
Going by the ratings, no one wants to see scuttling opinion-haver Colin Cowherd and motivational speaker Jason Whitlock on their televisions. Despite this, they will be the new hosts of a Fox Sports show tentatively titled Speak For Yourself. (There’s still time for Fox to take up our suggestion to just cut to the…
When he isn’t sharing shitty Facebook memes and complaining about people scolding him for sharing shitty Facebook memes, former ESPN baseball analyst Curt Schilling is looking for a job. Fox Sports, the most obvious destination, doesn’t want him.
A disappointing season for the old-ass Rangers, and the oldest (but only among the most disappointing) Ranger of all, defenseman Dan Boyle, took advantage of what is surely his last day with the team to call out a pair of reporters with whom he’s been beefing for a while now.
Bomani Jones filled in for one of the Mikes on ESPN’s Mike and Mike this morning and wore a “Caucasians” shirt, which featured a parody of the Cleveland Indians’ Chief Wahoo logo. Molly Qerim and Jones actually dedicated airtime to the shirt, which was supposedly “dominating the social media conversation” as the show…
Tragedies—like yesterday’s terrorist attack in Brussels—deserve and receive immediate international media attention. In America, we dedicate a particularly breathless, all-encompassing sort of coverage to violent news out of Western European countries. To put it another way: white people suffering gets Americans…
The Ringer, Bill Simmons’s new venture, released its first newsletter today. The introduction featured an explanation for how the staff decided upon “The Ringer,” as well as a list of all the curve-related names.
A representative for the ownership group of the Marriott Nashville at Vanderbilt admitted that the Erin Andrews peephole video at the center of her lawsuit was played at his dinner table Tuesday night, but denied being the one who played it.
Sportscaster Erin Andrews went to the stand for her second day of testimony in her lawsuit against the Marriott Nashville at Vanderbilt, which she accuses of giving her hotel room number to her stalker and putting him in the room next to hers. On cross examination, one of Marriott’s attorneys, Marc Dedman, suggested…
Fox broadcaster Erin Andrews took the stand today in the trial over her civil suit against the Nashville hotel where she was videotaped undressing through her hotel room peephole. In one of the most frightening bits of testimony in a case full of them, Andrews explained how ESPN—her employer at the time—forced her to…
In court this week for the Fox broadcaster’s civil suit against a Nashville hotel, Erin Andrews’s lawyer claimed that the hotel disclosed her room number to her stalker, then gave him the room next to hers, from where he used a peephole to record videos of her undressing.