Floyd Mayweather Bans Michelle Beadle, Rachel Nichols From Covering Bout

In the past year, Michelle Beadle has emerged as one of the most important and independent voices at ESPN. When First Take’s Stephen A. Smith suggested that battered women were guilty of provoking their assailants, it was Beadle who offered the most eloquent and vocal denunciation of Smith’s comments. A relative… » 5/02/15 1:03pm 5/02/15 1:03pm

Mayweather, On Being A Serial Woman Beater: "Only God Can Judge Me"

Floyd Mayweather beats women. This much is obvious, but for whatever reason it took Rachel Nichols on CNN's Unguarded to actually ask "Money" about his long history as a misogynist and domestic abuser in light of his upcoming bout Saturday against Marcos Maidana. His answers will leave you quite unsatisfied. » 9/12/14 11:13pm 9/12/14 11:13pm

Rachel Nichols Breaks News Of Lenny Cooke's Death. (He Is Not Dead.)

Poor Lenny Cooke. The high-school-basketball-legend-turned-tragic-washout got a shout out on TNT's NBA broadcast last night when Rachel Nichols mentioned that Joakim Noah recently helped produce a documentary about Cooke's too-much-too-soon cautionary tale. Unfortunately for Cooke, Nichols teased the documentary as… » 11/22/13 12:03pm 11/22/13 12:03pm

All You Needed To Know About Your National Anchor

We really don't mean to pick on Rachel Nichols, who seems like a nice enough person and has some legit journ cred. Or at least she used to, before she became a sideline reporter. The muscle memory of that ridiculous job led Nichols to ask that ridiculous question of David Stern at his Donaghy press conference, in… » 7/26/07 1:35pm 7/26/07 1:35pm