The Jose Fernandez Trade Rumors Just Started And Reporters Are Fighting About Them

Oh yeah, it’s hot fucking stove season. The most interesting and most frighteningly plausible (given the franchise involved) blockbuster deal being bandied about would involve the Marlins trading away starter Jose Fernandez, an insanely talented 23-year-old under team control for the next three years. »11/19/15 11:17am11/19/15 11:17am

Gus Johnson Has A Sense Of Humor About His Failed Stint Announcing Soccer

When Fox won the rights to broadcast the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, they embarked on an ambitious plan: Gus Johnson—the broadcaster mostly known for his Gusgasms during March Madness—would be their lead announcer. He started announcing some MLS games, and then Fox threw him directly into the fire and had him call… »10/29/15 10:50pm10/29/15 10:50pm

While all eyes are on ESPN and the 300 or so people they are laying off today, the SportsBusiness Jo

While all eyes are on ESPN and the 300 or so people they are laying off today, the SportsBusiness Journal reports that the Universal Sports TV channel is shutting down. The channel mostly had rights to Olympic sports, and featured a lot of swimming, cycling, and rugby. NBC will pick up some of its rights. »10/21/15 6:08pm10/21/15 6:08pm

Don Orsillo Was At His Best When The Red Sox Were Boring

Longtime Red Sox play-by-play man Don Orsillo is reportedly leaving NESN at the end of season. His contract is up and NESN’s higher-ups don’t seem to enjoy him. The company also mandated that announcers had to take days off, which reportedly didn’t sit well with Orsillo. Hopefully, he’ll move on to bigger and better… »8/25/15 4:58pm8/25/15 4:58pm

Adam Schefter Explains Why He Posted Jason Pierre-Paul's Medical Records

In Richard Deitsch’s weekly media column at, ESPN’s Adam Schefter fields questions about why he decided to publish photos Jason Pierre-Paul’s medical charts, rather than simply report that the Giants DE had his right index finger amputated after a fireworks accident. His answer, roughly: if you can prove a… »7/13/15 10:30am7/13/15 10:30am

Phil Kessel And Leafs Fans Deserve Better Than The Toronto Media

The only value in the Steve Simmons column that everyone’s talking about this morning is the news that Phil Kessel eats a street hot dog every damn day. Personally, I think that’s funny and humanizing. Toronto’s troll-columnist-in-chief uses it as a fat joke, and exhibit A in the case for Kessel being run out of town. »7/02/15 10:50am7/02/15 10:50am

Buy Select Blu-Rays, Get Jurassic World Fandango Credit

If you’re planning on seeing Jurassic World in theaters, you can get $7.50 in Fandango movie cash towards your ticket with the purchase of select Blu-rays from Best Buy. Options include (but are by no means limited to) the original Jurassic Park films, so you can get caught up before heading to the theater. [$7.50 in… »6/12/15 6:15pm6/12/15 6:15pm