Local Radio Station Claims Lions Ditched Them Over Censorship Issues

97.1 The Ticket has been the Detroit Lions’ flagship station for 18 years, but the team has decided to ditch The Ticket for another local station. According to a senior vice president of CBS Radio, the owner of 97.1, this decision was made in part because the station refused to allow the Lions to censor its content. »11/20/15 3:29pm11/20/15 3:29pm

T.J. Simers Wins $7.1 Million Judgment Against The Los Angeles Times

Former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers won $7.1 million in an age and disability discrimination suit against the paper, reports Law360. Simers initially asked for $12.2 million, but the jury decided to give him “$330,358 for past economic damages, $1.8 million for future economic damages, $2.5 million… »11/04/15 8:49pm11/04/15 8:49pm

CBS Reporter Jamie Erdahl Reports Steve Smith Injury News She Got From A Fake Twitter Account

There’s nothing more ridiculous than fake Twitter accounts, but they persist because so many stupid people fall for them. One such person is CBS sideline reporter Jamie Erdahl, who quoted a fake Ian Rapoport report that Steve Smith’s injury was a torn Achilles tendon. The network had to quickly retract: »11/01/15 4:13pm11/01/15 4:13pm

Kirk Herbstreit Scared Shitless By Zombies

Chris Fowler played a wonderful prank on Kirk Herbstreit tonight, surprising the ESPN analyst with some characters from the Eastern State Penitentiary haunted house during halftime of tonight’s Notre Dame-Temple game. It’s the first time a zombie has been on Saturday Night Football since Eminem’s appearance. »10/31/15 10:28pm10/31/15 10:28pm

Boomer Esiason Says Jets Swept Locker Room For Bugs Before Pats Game, Is Probably Full Of Shit

Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason stirred some shit on his daily radio show this morning when he claimed that the Jets asked the NFL to sweep the visiting locker room for bugs before their Oct. 25 away game against the Patriots. That was quite a bomb for Esiason to drop, but it was probably bullshit. »10/30/15 12:08pm10/30/15 12:08pm

ESPN Gets A Ridiculous Amount Of Traffic From Fantasy Football News

ESPN may be getting ready to lay off a few hundred people, but the sports media behemoth still wants the world to know that it commands the attention of the all the world’s sports fans. ESPN just put out a rather boring press release trumpeting the 94.4 million unique visitors raked in by in September, but… »10/21/15 11:14am10/21/15 11:14am