Alexi Lalas, the soccer analyst that people either love or hate, will make his FOX Sports debut in January after leaving ESPN at the end of this month. As we reported in October (along with Awful Announcing), Lalas joins host … Continue reading ?
From Cleveland Browns' Andrew Hawkins' statement to the media yesterday about his wearing a Tamir Rice & John Crawford t-shirt on Sunday, as reported by ESPN:As you well know, and it's well documented, I have a 2-year-old little boy....Show More Summary
Join us Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) for ESPN NFL Nation TV’s Spreecast, as episode No. 36 will cover the latest from the NFL. Host Paul Gutierrez (San Francisco 49ers reporter) and co-hosts Coley Harvey (Cincinnati Bengals reporter)...Show More Summary
On Monday night, ESPN soccer analyst Alexi Lalas, the former U.S. men’s national team soccer player, announced he would be leaving the network in January to join rival Fox Sports. Lalas said Fox made him an offer he simply couldn’t resist, including a chance to be part of the network’s plans to grow the American soccer audience. Show More Summary
ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary series just finished their fall slate with The U Part 2 featuring after the Heisman Trophy ceremony, but it’s already time to get excited for the next wave of films. Already we know about plans for a 30 for 30 centered around Duke’s Christian Laettner. Show More Summary
The lack of drama surrounding the announcement of this year’s Heisman Trophy winner really hurt ESPN in the ratings department. Marcus Mariota’s victory, the second largest blowout in the history of the award, drew its lowest television rating since 2006 – a 2.0 overnight. Show More Summary
Jon Gruden’s name gets bandied about whenever any team — at seemingly every level of football — has a coaching vacancy. Well, it’s going to be hard for him to coach when he’s locked up with ESPN for another seven years. ESPN announced Monday night, midway through the Gruden-called game between the Saints and the […]
Clippers guard Jordan Farmar is averaging 4.8 points and 1.9 assists on 41% shooting in 15.0 minutes per game. Acceptable for a backup, but he could certainly be doing more. Here’s ESPN Los Angeles reporting: Jordan Farmar had his best game as a Los Angeles Clipper on Monday night against the Detroit Pistons, but you wouldn’t know it [...]
ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden will continue to be speculated about whenever a head coaching position opens up in the NFL or college. At least on paper, though, Gruden is on television to stay for years to come. The past...Show More Summary
If your favorite NFL team will be looking for a head coach this offseason, you can cross at least one guy off your wish list. ESPN has signed Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden to a long-term contract extension that will keep him in the booth at least until the network's current NFL deal expires in 2021. Show More Summary
Sorry Mark Davis.
ESPN and Jon Gruden announced that he has signed a new contract to remain with the network through 2021. The deal was announced at halftime of the New Orleans Saints-Chicago Bears game (which was about the only thing that could haveShow More Summary
Jon Gruden's long-term extension with ESPN will keep him from being in the discussion about potential coaching positions. Former NFL head coach Jon Gruden signed a huge contract extension with ESPN, keeping him with the network through the duration of their Monday Night Football contract. Show More Summary
The Chicago Bears hit the nadir on Monday night. Just as ESPN's Jon Gruden was calling the Marc Trestman's Bears disorganized and sloppy, the Bears attempt to fake a punt. You know, to take a risk... stir things up... show some life. [Join FanDuel.com's $2M Week 16 fantasy league: $25 to enter; top 17,475 teams paid] Two problems here: 1. Show More Summary
Jon Gruden announced on Monday night he's signed an extension with ESPN through 2021.
Any thoughts of Jon Gruden leaving ESPN to return to coach the Oakland Raiders can now be put to rest. The network announced a contract extension for their Monday Night Football broadcast analyst during halftime of the game between the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears on Monday night. The deal extends Gruden’s deal with…
Monday Night Football takes place tonight with a big game between the New Orleans Saints and the Chicago Bears.
The Chicago Bears dropped to 5-8 on the year in Week 14 when they lost to the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday Night Football, 41-21. Chicago will now take on the New Orleans Saints (5-8) on Monday Night Football at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Saints are coming off a 41-10 loss at home to the Carolina Panthers. Show More Summary
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown caught 10 passes in Sunday's 27-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons to become the fourth player in NFL history with back-to-back seasons of 110 or more receptions, per ESPN Stats & Info. After...Show More Summary
The ESPN report that broke news of the Brooklyn Nets making available their three stars, Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez, led teams to believe that Brooklyn is going to attempt to blow up its team and start over. However, there is more to the report than the Nets looking to rebuild. Show More Summary