Archive for the ‘ESPN’ Category

Chris Fowler Is Mistaken

Friday, September 11th, 2009

While flipping between channels last night I came upon the Georgia Tech - Clemson game on ESPN. Chris Fowler, Craig James and Jesse Palmer were in the booth bestowing their infinite wisdom on the viewing audience. During the third quarter (if I remember correctly) ESPN came back from a commercial and ...

Marcellus Wiley and Brian Baldinger Get Fingered

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

It’s about dinner time on Tuesday. I’m watching “NFL Live.” Trey Wingo, Mark Schlereth and Marcellus Wiley are chatting it up about my favorite quarterback Kyle Orton. Orton, the formerly bearded Bear, suffered an “open dislocation” of his index finger against his former team Sunday night. The ESPN studio trio were ...

How QBs Tell You To Go “F” Yourself

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

On Thursday night’s “SportsCenter” tease, I heard a sound byte from Brett Favre when he was asked what he thought about the reports there is a “schism” in the Vikings locker room. Favre’s response: “I don’t even know what that means.” In Folksy QB Talk that translates to “Fuck you.” Favre knew what ...

The Sports Dude Goes To Mexico City and Lives To Write About It

Monday, August 17th, 2009

A few months ago, Bill Simmons had ESPN soccer announcer Rob Stone as a guest on his radio show to talk soccer - a rarity on the Sports Guy's show. Listening to Simmons trip over soccer concepts and names made ardent soccer supporters cringe. But he admitted during the segment, ...

Why Is This A Controversy?

Friday, July 24th, 2009

For the past two days ESPN has been all a twitter over the fact that Florida quarterback Tim Tebow wasn't a unanimously selected first team preseason All-SEC. Except for the brief few hours where Mark Buehrle's perfect game was the lead story, the headline about Tebow's "snub" was all over ...

ESPN May Destroy the Last Vestige of Newspapers

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Not sure if you've heard this before, but newspapers across this fine country of ours our in dire economic straights. Most, if not all, newspapers and their parent companies have had to do something to cut expenses in the last year, which doesn't even begin to tell the story of how ...

Our Take: The Erin Andrews Peephole Video

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

If you haven't heard about the gigantic controversy over the Erin Andrews peephole video, you should probably go here for a better explanation than I can give. There is a video currently floating around the internet that some pervert captured of Erin Andrews in a hotel room on the road. Apparently ...

There Is Nothing Not Funny About This Story

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Note from the writer: I'm going to trying and type out this post between wheezes of laughter. So let me get this straight: Manny Ramirez - who ESPN basically dubbed the greatest hitter ever, ever, in its preseason coverage - has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball after testing ...