One Of The Weirdest Moments Ever On Monday Night Football, Made Weirder

How bad was tonight's Eagles-Panthers blowout? So bad that Mike Tirico and Jon Gruden started making protein shakes in the booth. That was weird enough, but we scraped together the best Soviet-era electronica to make it even weirder, and more stupid. » 11/11/14 12:00am 11/11/14 12:00am

Ferguson Protesters Attend Monday Night Football

Protesters participating in Ferguson October—a long weekend of protests against the deaths of Mike Brown and John Crawford, and police violence in minority communities—brought the struggle to an unusual place Monday night: the inside of an NFL stadium. » 10/13/14 11:13pm 10/13/14 11:13pm

ESPN's Dilfer, Berman Praise NFL In Ridiculous Recap Of Ray Rice Case

Tonight's the worst night of the NFL season, the one evening ESPN capitulates to Chris Berman's demand and puts him on a Monday Night Football telecast. Berman tried to discuss the Ray Rice fiasco with analyst Trent Dilfer, and the entire thing was a disaster. » 9/08/14 11:42pm 9/08/14 11:42pm

Here's Some Audio From Boomer Esiason's Stoned MNF Broadcast

Last week, we learned about the time Boomer Esiason and Matt Millen got contact high while doing a radio broadcast for a Monday Night Football game in December 2000. Yesterday, Boomer shared some of his marijuana-infused commentary from that game on his daily radio show. » 1/14/14 10:50am 1/14/14 10:50am

Boomer Esiason Says He And Matt Millen Got Stoned During MNF Broadcast

Remember the first time you went to a party and had, like, a sip of alcohol and couldn't stop talking about how wasted you were? This is a lot like that. Boomer Esiason does Monday Night Football color commentary on the radio and recently revealed that in his first year on the broadcast he and Millen got a contact… » 1/11/14 9:53am 1/11/14 9:53am

Someone Please Help Eddie DeBartolo Open His Beer

Here's a funny moment from last night's Monday Night Football broadcast, in which 49ers owner former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr., desperate for something to wash down a mouthful of snacks, attempts to crack open a beer. It does not go well. » 12/24/13 11:15am 12/24/13 11:15am

Here's How Close The Lions Came To Winning

The Ravens pulled out a thrilling win over the the Lions 18-16 on this 61-yard field goal from Justin Tucker with 43 seconds left. Tucker hit six field goals on the night, provided all of the Ravens offense. Tucker has now made 33 field goals in a row. » 12/16/13 11:46pm 12/16/13 11:46pm

At Least The Dallas Defense Let Alshon Jeffery Happen

The Bears dismantled the Cowboys 45-28 and it was nowhere near that close. Tonight was the third time this year a team has gone an entire game without punting, and the second time it happened against Dallas. Josh McCown threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns against this Dallas defense. With six seconds left in the… » 12/10/13 12:14am 12/10/13 12:14am

ESPN Hires Ray Lewis

We knew this back in January, and now it's official: Ray Lewis is heading to ESPN. He'll join Trent Dilfer, Steve Young, and Stuart Scott for Monday night pre-game and post-game analysis. It's a big hire for ESPN, which will soon have enough ex-NFLers to fill out an alumni-game two-deep. » 3/13/13 10:55am 3/13/13 10:55am

Once The Ravens Season Is Over, Ray Lewis Will Be Bristol Bound

That really didn't take long. SI's Richard Deitsch reports that Ray Lewis's next career will be up in Bristol. ESPN's Monday Night Countdown is where we'll likely see the most of him. And how did ESPN swallow up Lewis so fast? ESPN had a built-in advantage over any other network that wanted to make a play for him.… » 1/03/13 11:26am 1/03/13 11:26am

Here Is A Child Wearing A "Detroit Fuckin' Michigan" Shirt On ESPN

How many places, exactly, are "fuckin'"? West Virginia is fuckin'. Baltimore is fuckin'. Even Amherst is fuckin'. » 12/22/12 10:48pm 12/22/12 10:48pm

Your Monday Night Football Open Thread

Houston at New England (ESPN): This has all the makings for a legitimate barn burner and as they look ahead to next week's matchup, Tirico and Gruden must be doing somersaults. Alas, this game will play out the only way an ostensibly exciting game involving the Patriots can play out: crushing, no-doubt-about-it… » 12/10/12 8:30pm 12/10/12 8:30pm

Man Shoots At Police Because He Was Upset The Giants Lost To The…

What could possibly possess a Florida man to beat up his wife, shoot at three deputies trying to arrest him, and hole up in his house for an hours-long standoff? RG3. Also, lots of alcohol and pills. » 12/06/12 2:10pm 12/06/12 2:10pm

By The End Of Last Night's Loss To Washington, Eli Manning Was A…

The Washington Redskins held on for a 17-16 home win over the Giants last night in a win that had team owner and legendary shitweasel Dan Snyder claiming "I hate those motherfuckers." » 12/04/12 9:00am 12/04/12 9:00am

ESPN's Twitter Has The Thirst, Is Asking Every Famous Person For Monday…

Who's in charge of ESPN's Twitter account, and why are they tweeting at a bunch of famous people about tonight's Giants-Redskins game? Trying to boost ratings? A game between the defending Super Bowl champions and a team with one of the season's most exciting rookies probably won't be overlooked, so these tweets just… » 12/03/12 5:30pm 12/03/12 5:30pm

Official Monday Night Football Twitter Account Accidentally Links To…

Apparently, ESPN's Monday Night Football broadcast runs some Twitter contest that amounts to "What player is Jon Gruden thinking of right now?" Last night, Gruden was thinking of San Francisco's NaVorro Bowman, which user @DanShedd correctly guessed. The MNF crew congratulated Dan on Twitter, told him what he won,… » 11/20/12 2:00pm 11/20/12 2:00pm

Your Monday Night Football Open Thread

Chicago at San Francisco: So, this might have been a decent game but neither starting quarterback will be playing due to concussions. Instead it's Jason Campbell and Colin Kaepernick. Yikes. Kaepernick did surprise the Jets earlier this year with some solid Wildcat-esque play, but presumably the Bears will actually… » 11/19/12 8:24pm 11/19/12 8:24pm

Chris Berman Apologizes After Monday Night Football Graphic Reads:…

Ben Roethlisberger may be a "jagoff" notorious for his barroom antics, but when an item showed up in ESPN's televised rundown before Monday Night Football tonight titled "Roethlisberger Drink & Drunk," it caught many viewers by surprise. » 11/12/12 7:32pm 11/12/12 7:32pm

Defendant In Murder Trial Who Wanted To Get Back To His Cell In Time…

Nathan Burris is either the least remorseful or most insane person on the planet. Or some unbelievably potent cocktail of the two. Since he is accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend as well as her male companion in a "shotgun rampage," let's go with unbelievably potent cocktail. » 11/05/12 10:53pm 11/05/12 10:53pm

Your Belated Monday Night Football Open Thread

Sorry folks—busy feeding Nibbles. But don't despair, your place to discuss the Eagles and Saints is right here. Maybe we can speculate about whether Sean Payton will be taking his rough and tumble riverboat gambler bravado show on the road. Or...basically anything about the Eagles. You know the drill, get nuts down… » 11/05/12 8:34pm 11/05/12 8:34pm