Jim Harbaugh, Colin Cowherd Combine For A Disastrous Interview

Jim Harbaugh called into drive-time ratfuck Colin Cowherd’s radio show this morning for an interview, and it was spectacularly awful. Cowherd was throwing every possible question at the Michigan football coach, and Harbaugh couldn’t generate any semblance of dialogue. Cowherd ended up cutting the interview short,… » 7/01/15 12:43pm Yesterday 12:43pm

Who Is This Woman That Randomly Appeared On Outside The Lines? [UPDATE]

Here’s a weird one! Today’s Outside the Lines featured three men discussing Curt Flood with host Bob Ley: MLB.com’s Terence Moore, author Brad Snyder, and ESPN’s Doug Glanville. Also, a random woman whose brief presence was never addressed or explained, as far as we can tell. » 6/26/15 4:02pm 6/26/15 4:02pm

Stephen A. Smith Blames WWC Goal On "Not Wanting To Mess Up Their Hair"

It’s tiresome to monitor ESPN blowhard and domestic violence apologist Stephen A. Smith’s daily acts of polluting the Worldwide Leader’s airwaves with his Cro-Magnon attitudes, but here we are. While inexplicably serving on SportsCenter duty last night, SAS cracked wise on Norway’s gorgeous free kick goal yesterday by… » 6/12/15 12:15pm 6/12/15 12:15pm

Story About The Lifecycle Of NBA Basketballs Is Entertaining As Hell

ESPN’s Baxter Holmes has a long, thoroughly entertaining piece about the lifecycle of an NBA basketball, pegged to the Finals. I’d urge you to go check it out, but it’s almost unreadable on the Worldwide Leader’s overbusy nightmare of a website; it’s like they printed it in 11-point font on the surface of a freeway… » 6/09/15 10:55am 6/09/15 10:55am

No, A Disabled Vet Was Not Second Place For Arthur Ashe Courage Award

If you’re into being alive, you know that Caitlyn Jenner adorned the cover of Vanity Fair Monday. If you’re into sports, you know that she will be honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPY’s. And if you’re into uninformed idiots on social media, you know that there was a post circulating that stated… » 6/03/15 11:00pm 6/03/15 11:00pm

Hope Solo's Redemption Tour Has Begun

The Women’s World Cup starts June 6, and, right on time, frequently-arrested USWNT keeper Hope Solo’s reclamation project is starting up, too. If you’re wondering why this campaign is happening, we have no answers for you; all we can do is point you to the first stop, a long, gushy, and somewhat confused ESPN profile. » 6/02/15 3:21pm 6/02/15 3:21pm

Bob Ley Sick Of The Farce That Is FIFA, Rips Up Agenda

FIFA held its presidential election in Zurich today—two days after the United States Justice Department arrested a number of its officials on various charges—but it had a few additional issues to discuss beforehand. ESPN’s Bob Ley, who sounded like he had been awake since the start (which would be about 4:30 a.m.),… » 5/29/15 12:57pm 5/29/15 12:57pm

Tony Kornheiser Defends Josh Duggar, Says Maybe He Should Keep His Job

ESPN personality Tony Kornheiser defended admitted child molester Josh Duggar on his radio show, questioning whether the reality star and former executive director of the powerful Family Research Council should be “driven from his job” for sexually abusing at least five children while he was a teenager.
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ESPN's New Hire Says Global-Warming Fears Are "Intellectually Dishonest"

ESPN is a sports media conglomerate that largely, intentionally operates under the conceit that sports exist within a vacuum, untouched by the outside world except for instances in which the outside world intrudes on the sports universe. It’s a fallacious conceit, but it has some unintended positive consequences. Its… » 5/19/15 3:50pm 5/19/15 3:50pm

Report: Bill Simmons Won't Be Appearing On Any ESPN Platforms

When ESPN president John Skipper announced that he would not be renewing Bill Simmons’s contract last week—four months ahead of his current contract’s expiration date—a lot of people were left wondering how Simmons would spend his last few months as a lame-duck employee. According to Sports Illustrated’s Richard… » 5/15/15 1:35pm 5/15/15 1:35pm