Police Video Shows Teen Girl Graphically Accusing Kevin Johnson Of Sexual Abuse

Today, Kevin Johnson is mayor of Sacramento, Calif., and Mandi Koba is a mother of three and an advocate for survivors of sexual abuse. Only they know what happened between them in the summer of 1995, when she was 16 and he was a star guard for the Phoenix Suns, and each has a different version of events. »10/08/15 4:04pmYesterday 4:04pm

How ESPN's Fear Of The Truth Defeated "Black Grantland"

Last month, The Atlantic published an 18,000-word article by Ta-Nehisi Coates called “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration.” It was the second epic piece in what appears to be a series in which Coates examines the toll of white supremacy as American policy on black life in the United States. The article… »10/06/15 5:10pmTuesday 5:10pm

ESPN Says It Is, Isn't Actually Distancing Itself From DraftKings

Today’s episode of Outside The Lines featured a lot of discussion on the insider information scandal that has struck the world of daily fantasy sites. Before delving into that discussion, host Bob Ley mentioned that ESPN will no longer be featuring “sponsored elements” related to DraftKings in its original… »10/06/15 4:08pmTuesday 4:08pm

DraftKings Employee With Access To Inside Info Wins $350K At FanDuel

Last week, DraftKings writer Ethan Haskell inadvertently leaked ownership and lineup data pertaining to his employer’s biggest contest—the Millionaire Maker—before the start of all the weekend’s games. Doing so made him at the least appear to be committing, if not straight fraud, something that looks a lot like it. »10/05/15 7:50pmMonday 7:50pm

Stephen A. Smith Delivers Movie-Villain Monologue On First Take

Stephen A. Smith, ESPN’s professional unintelligible empanada truck, tried to drop exclusive information about Kevin Durant’s free agency last week. Durant scoffed, saying that he, his family, and his friends don’t talk to Smith. Smith had a rebuttal to that rebuttal, touting his supposed insider sources and ending… »10/05/15 1:26pmMonday 1:26pm

Mark Davis Travels 500 Fucking Miles To Look Like That!

Probably no haircut in human history has communicated as devastating a summation of its owner’s entire life as the insane orange Moe Howard bowl cut sported by Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis. Carve the shape of it into the wall of his father Al Davis’s mausoleum and it will tell a richer and truer story of heredity… »10/01/15 12:32pm10/01/15 12:32pm

Report: Jon Gruden Is ESPN's Highest Paid On-Air Personality

James Andrew Miller, author of ESPN history Those Guys Have All The Fun, is a repository for ESPN contract information. From time to time he comes down from the mountain to share data that satisfies our most vulgar desire: to know how much money people on TV make. Last night he revealed that Jon Gruden is ESPN’s… »9/29/15 11:31am9/29/15 11:31am

ESPN Says Curt Schilling Will Be Back For The Playoffs. Let's See What He's Been Up To. [UPDATE]

ESPN baseball commentator Curt Schilling, who earned himself a fairly lengthy suspension for sharing a crazy-ass meme about Muslims and Nazis on his Facebook and Twitter pages, will be back in the booth studio for ESPN’s MLB playoffs broadcasts. So, does this mean Schilling has stopped putting insane shit on his… »9/28/15 4:54pm9/28/15 4:54pm