Props to BT Sport’s Reshmin Chowdhury for the quick rebound following her moment of spiritual distress, but even more props to the cameraman for not reminding her it was live.
Pam Oliver will have one more season as a Fox Sports sideline reporter, although she'll no longer team up with Fox's "A" crew of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman. Oliver has written an account for Essence of how Fox broke the news to her, and on where sideline reporting is headed.
They call sideline reporters boundary riders in Australia. Boundary rider and former Australian rules footballer Cameron Ling thought it would be a good idea to do a halftime interview with St. Kilda's Dylan Roberton the other day. It wasn't.
NBC rinkside reporter Pierre McGuire is presumably allowed to leave his spot between the benches; we just can't picture him anywhere else. But a series of photos shows that Pierre does need the occasional escape—and it's not that easy for him to get back in.
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Pop's wife gets on him for it, too.
Drew Magary's Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season.
Greg from Lemont, Sarah Kustok from CSN, you two are just about the cutest couple and this isn't creepy at all. Make it happen. [CSN Chicago]
We're just as impressed with the aim of the player on the field as we are with this fellow's easy return to reporting.
The Jets harassed a female reporter during practice. According to another female reporter who was there, it was the natural outcome of an eye candy "journalist," and a bunch of overgrown young men, filled with testosterone and not much sense.
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.
The sideline reporter was young and attractive and more or less an open appeal to the lower enthusiasms of sports fans. The year was 1974. Jim Lampley was here to tell America about mascots and homecoming queens.
I love this photo. The expression on Dan Patrick's face, with an Andrews sister on each arm, just seems to scream, "Hey, E.A. Fanboys — SUCK ON THIS ACTION."
We continue to feel bad for attractive female sideline reporters. They work hard, they travel like crazy, they put in the hours ... and no matter what they do, all they ever receive for their efforts is "ooh, boobies!" It has to be frustrating, and we do our best to rise above it around here.
The more I watch this, the more I laugh. That's legendary Alabama coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, just barely stopping short of saying something like, "Look, you stupid bitch." Today's coaches (for the most part) are too publicly polite to embarrass a sideline reporter by pointing out the absurdity of their questions ...…