Promoter Frank Warren has announced Liam Smith will now face ESPN “Boxcino” tournament winner John Thompson (17-1, 6 KOs) for the vacant WBO world super welterweight championship on October 10th at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Thompson, who won … Continue reading ? The post Soro out, Boxcino winner Thompson in against Smith appeared first on Boxing News.
A bit of history is being made on ESPN’s Monday Night Baseball this evening – ESPN analyst Jessica Mendoza will be the first ever female analyst on an ESPN MLB game. She’ll be in the booth alongside Dave O’Brien and Dallas Braden, replacing Aaron Boone, currently in Williamsport for the Little League World Series. Show More Summary
Just two years after Jason Whitlock was hired away from Fox Sports by ESPN, the controversial sports writer might be returning to his old network. According to Sports Business Daily, he’s already had preliminary discussions to join Fox Sports 1, the network’s still fledgling yet growing sports channel. Which would mean no more “PTI” … #DeAndreLevy […]
Ultimate Fighting bantamweight champion and shit-talker extraordinaire Ronda Rousey has filed a trademark for the phrase "Do Nothing Bitch" and the abbreviation DNB, reports ESPN. What is a Do Nothing Bitch? As Rousey explained in a UFC video before her August 1 title match against Bethe Correia (which she won... More »
Following Jason Whitlock’s removal from The Undefeated in June and his inability to find another compelling role at ESPN, it seems that he’s looking for a way out of Bristol entirely. The post Jason Whitlock is reportedly negotiating to leave ESPN early, which might work for both sides appeared first on Awful Announcing.
Terrell Suggs was flagged for roughing the passer after a hit on Sam Bradford during the Baltimore Ravens' preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday night. One Eagles player called the hit a "cheap shot," per ESPN.com's...Show More Summary
Duke Johnson has a chance to grab a big role with the Browns in his rookie year. Cleveland Browns running back Duke Johnson is potentially set for a "real big" role in his rookie role, as hinted at by ESPN's Browns beat writer Tony Grossi. Show More Summary
NFL Hall of Famer and current ESPN analyst Cris Carter had some interesting advice for incoming rookies at an official league seminar intended to prepare them for life as pros Among an NFL rookie's first order of business, Carter told...Show More Summary
Mike Florio breaks down all the latest news from around the NFL, including Jordy Nelson’s injury. Monday’s guests: Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin (10:21), ESPN Wisconsin’s Jason Wilde (18:36), Clifton Brown of CSN Mid Atlantic (35:09) and Jeff McClane of the Philadelphia Enquirer (41:18).
Since the Ted Wells report was released on May 6, we’ve known that a report from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen regarding the air pressure measured in 11 of 12 Patriots footballs at halftime of the AFC title game was wrong. ESPN has never apologized for the erroneous report. (Mortensen recently deleted a tweet containing the report…
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Adam Zagoria and Josh Newman are back with a new episode of The 4 Quarters Podcast, covering college hoops, recruiting and the NBA for SNY.tv. First up, former Manhattan and St. John’s coach and current ESPN Analyst Fran Fraschilla calls in to talk St. John’s and all the news out of the Elite 24. Then, […]
FYI: my podcast returns on October 1st. New name, new sponsors. — Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) August 24, 2015 Bill Simmons is coming back to podcasting. The creator of ESPN’s Grantland announced on Twitter Monday that he’ll be returning to the airwaves this fall. Needless to say, that first episode should be a doozy. Simmons has never shied […]
Lil Wayne stopped by ESPN’s First Take this morning and spoke on how he, as a New Orleans native, ended up rooting for the Green Bay Packers, plus the impact of Jordy Nelson’s season ending ACL injury. Previously: Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooter Implicates Birdman | O.T. Genasis ft. Lil Wayne – Do It (Video)
Wide receiver Reggie Wayne has agreed to a one-year contract with the New England Patriots, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Although the Green Bay Packers suddenly have an opening at the position, Wayne was undergoing a physical in New England when Jordy Nelson suffered what is believed to be a torn anterior cruciate ligament Sunday. [A […]
The Patriots have spent the offseason figuring out how to backfill their secondary. That job just got a bit more complicated. Via Adam Caplan and Mike Reiss of ESPN, rookie cornerback Darryl Roberts has a wrist injury which could threaten his season. The seventh-round pick had seen time with the starters in the preseason, and…
This week we’ll do something new at Awful Announcing – a series that is a great intellectual endeavor for us that will put fear into the hearts of network executives around the country. In this series, we’ll imagine a scenario where...Show More Summary
An on-air personality at ESPN who has been seen regularly on “SportsCenter” has signed a deal to remain with the sports network. Jay Crawford will continue his role as “SportsCenter” anchor as part of the multiyear extension. Crawford, who joined...
The Seahawks had guard Evan Mathis in for a visit recently, but he’s not the only veteran offensive lineman they have their eyes on as a potential addition to the roster. Adam Caplan of ESPN.com reports that the team is expected to visit with center Samson Satele on Monday. Satele started all 16 games for…
The Chicago Bears will be without one of their most reliable defensive linemen for the first three games of the season. Nose tackle Jay Ratliff has been suspended to start the season, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Bears DL Jeremiah Ratliff has been suspended the first three games for violating Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. Show More Summary