Archive for the ‘ESPN’ Category

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 ...

Ass Media

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Some of you may be reading this post because you are optimistic that it will have something to do with delicious heinie. Sorry to let you down, but we have other places on this site for you to find such material. No, my friends, this is merely a play on the ...

Heath Bell Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Earlier in the week we posted about how Heath Bell really doesn't like ESPN and Baseball Tonight's coverage of Major League Baseball. He claimed the WWL only cared about the Red Sox, Yankees and Mets. So basically he said exactly what we've all been thinking for years. Then, he went ...

Heath Bell Does Not Care For Your Coverage, ESPN

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

While you might think I'd use this space to inform you that Jody Gerut's leadoff homerun at Citi Field last night was the first time a ballpark has been greeted with a homerun in the opening at bat, or to blab along about the San Diego Padres being 6-2 right ...

Extremely Shittily Programmed Network

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

We all know that ESPN loves to shove certain things down our throats with vigor, varying from sport to sport. Baseball: Anything Yankees-Red Sox leads. NFL: Or as we like to call it, the NFC East and the other 7 College Basketball: We are investigating a lead that other conferences exist outside the ...

Erin Andrews Stole My Seat (and I Couldn’t Do a Thing About It)

Monday, January 26th, 2009

There were a few things I promised myself I would never do when I started blogging for Rumors and Rants in earnest. Those were: 1.) I will never write an Erin Andrews post. 2.) I will not give any clues as to who I actually am. 3.) I will never write an Erin ...

Bob Knight’s Mexican Donkey Show Makes Us PUke

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

I wasn't the biggest Bob Knight fan growing up. I didn't grow up anywhere near Indiana. I was one of those IU freshmen who thought "The General" was Patton or MacArthur. But as far as Bob Knight goes as a studio and in-game analyst, I love it. I can't get enough ...