So, the ESPYS took kind of a dark turn tonight. It started off innocently enough with Drake performing a medley interlude, starting with a song about the athletes who have never won anything—taking playful jabs at Dan Marino, Danica Patrick, and others—and then he started singing about side pieces. And then Brian McKnight showed up and started singing about side pieces with him, which was pretty great.
After that was done, Drake segued into a song about Donald Sterling. As chopped up quotes from Sterling's weirdo CNN interview with Anderson Cooper played, Drake occasionally sang (offscreen) that "Sterling never loved us."
It was all pretty out there and surprising for what has usually been a pretty straight-laced affair but, hey, Brian McKnight is still out there killing it.