ESPN moves Bears to Fort Wayne, Indiana

Friday, August 21st, 2015

For the first time in the history of the rivalry, the most egregious error in a Bills-Browns game did not take place on the field. As you can see, the above ESPN graphic displays the many career stops of Browns starting quarterback Josh "Don't Call Me Luke" McCown, which included a ...

Lauren Hill should be Arthur Ashe Award winner

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

I open this post under the assumption we are still capable of intelligent discourse in this country. Which means I have probably already gone too far. But I'll still continue. First: I have no issue with Bruce Jenner becoming Caitlyn Jenner. Do I understand it? No. It's not a process which ...

Bill Simmons, we’re offering you a job (again)

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Back in September, ESPN suspended Bill Simmons for being honest about Roger Goodell (or for challenging his employers to suspend him) and we thought he got a raw deal. After all, he was just being a provocative voice about a sports-related topic, you know, the exact job he was hired ...

Stuart Scott’s ESPN2 Debut a Cornucopia of 90s Awesomeness

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

We said goodbye to Stuart Scott this week, which is sad. But death makes us celebrate life and bring up joyful memories which had long been forgotten. It is the best way of coping with such things, I suppose. One of those memories is of Scott's debut at ESPN -- specifically ...

Video: Keith Olbermann’s tribute to Stuart Scott is perfect

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

The tributes that have emerged out of every corner of the sports world in the wake of Stuart Scott's tragic passing on Sunday. While Scott's long-time colleague Rich Eisen's tribute was wonderful, Keith Olbermann may have taken the cake. Olbermann has become something of a master at eulogizing people he had ...

Bill Simmons, we’re offering you a job

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

In case you're unaware, ESPN suspended arguably its most popular personality on Wednesday when the company sidelined Bill Simmons for three weeks for having the audacity to profanely refer to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell a liar, then challenge his employers to reprimand him for it. We think it's a raw deal ...

Tebow gets birthday cake in SEC Network debut

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

ESPN was madly in love with Tim Tebow before he ever became a network property. And now that he's working for them, one cannot measure the how deeply their relationship will blossom. Or maybe we can. We got a good idea that the infatuation is still running strong on Tebow's 27th birthday, ...

Tim Kurkijan is a subpar sausage racer

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

ESPN baseball reporter Tim Kurkijan made a foray into gonzo journalism by participating in the Sausage Race at Milwaukee's Miller Park during Monday night's Brewers-Nationals game. But to paraphrase famous Kazakh journalist Borat, it was not a great success. (Or maybe it was since we're talking about it). Kurkijan dressed up ...