It's important to make sure you mix in some of the cool phrases being used when calling college football games Oregon State's Ryan Murphy returned a kickoff 97-yards for a touchdown and ESPN's Mark Jones had just one thing to say. "TURN UP! TOUCHDOWN!" It works... and all the cool kids are saying it.
As Tod predicted last week, after a week of ratings-boosting scandal coverage ESPN has decided it's time to protect its investment with the NFL.
Hopefully Keith Bogans didn't put down any money on a house in Cleveland because two days after the Cavaliers acquired him in a deal with the Boston Celtics, he has reportedly been traded again. According to ESPN's Marc Stein, Bogans...Show More Summary
CATCH AND RUN Via ESPN Tennessee offensive lineman Jashon Robertson, a 304-pound man, hauled in this tipped pass on third-and-long. He was penalized for "illegal touching," seeing as he was not an eligible receiver on the play. But when...Show More Summary
Georgia's Sony Michel exited the game vs. Tennessee with an injury to his left shoulder. Chip Towers of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution initially provided details on the news: Edward Aschoff of ESPN later indicated Michel would not be returning to the game: Michel ended with 17 yards on three carries. Show More Summary
Stick and stones… Luol Deng Forgives Danny Ferry For Racist Comments Via ESPN Heat forward Luol Deng has forgiven Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry, who is on indefinite leave for making racially insensitive comments about the veteran forward in
Good news for tennis fans: Rafael Nadal’s wrist has healed enough for him to re-enter the action, the Associated Press reports (via ESPN). He’s currently preparing for the China Open, where he’s set to face France’s Richard Gasquet, a player Nadal has beat nine times. But with a wrist that’s healed just “enough,” this time could […]
The latest Bill Simmons suspension has had even the most ardent detractor of the former Boston Sports Guy supporting him. Many have pointed to Simmons calling NFL Commissioner Robert Goodell as the basis for the ESPN suspension. AndShow More Summary
Washington has reportedly waived one of its defensive backups. Via ESPN’s Adam Caplan, agent Brett Tessler announced Saturday morning that Washington had released outside linebacker Gabe Miller, a second-year pro from Oregon State. Miller, 26, appeared in Washington’s first four regular season games as a reserve. He played 19 special teams snaps and three defensive…
ESPN's College GameDay crew found itself in Columbia, South Carolina, for Missouri vs. No. 13 South Carolina during Week 5 of the 2014 college football season. Fans got creative with their signs for the SEC showdown. Below are some of...Show More Summary
Indiana, shake weights, and an unbelievable tailgate spread. Welcome to Gameday. ESPN College Gameday is live in Columbia, South Carolina this Saturday for Missouri-South Carolina. It's Gameday's first visit to Columbia since 2012 and...Show More Summary
Can this game surpass the relatively little hype it's getting? Is Missouri-South Carolina the weekend's biggest game? Well, it is getting ESPN's College GameDay. The show that travels to the best game of the week every Saturday is taking...Show More Summary
49ers defensive end Ray McDonald, due in court on Monday in connection with domestic violence allegations, no longer is due in court on Monday. Via ESPN.com, the Santa Clara County district attorney announced on Friday (via Twitter, of course) that the hearing has been canceled as the investigation continues. The court date will not be…
The Georgia Bulldogs and the Tennessee Volunteers are getting ready to do battle between the hedges. The game will kick off at noon EDT and will air on ESPN. The Bulldogs are coming off a dominating performance against Troy last week. Show More Summary
LONDON -- The Miami Dolphins (1-2) have arrived in England to face the winless Oakland Raiders (0-3) on Sunday at Wembley Stadium. ESPN.com's Dolphins blog also is overseas in London with the team. Here are some thoughts on Miami just...Show More Summary
Kevin Harvick is starting from the optimum position after winning the Coors Light Pole for Sunday’s AAA 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway (2 p.m. ET on ESPN). The question is whether the driver known as “The Closer” can finally close the deal from the front row. Harvick covered the one-mile distance in 22.095 seconds (162.933 [...]
Snoop Dogg is the best high school football dad. Snoop Dogg's son is good at football.He plays for a very good football team, that has games on ESPN. That means when he goes to their games, they ask him into the broadcast booth. Snoop Dogg in the broadcast booth for the St. Show More Summary
Sometimes, we typists look for a column and find several. So today, instead of pontificating, we shall parse.
Amy Davidson, The New Yorker: Would a political reporter be suspended by his news organization for calling the President a liar? It's practically in the job description. Bill Simmons, of Grantland and other ESPN enterprises, called Roger Goodell, the NFL commissioner, a liar in a podcast and challenged his bosses to tell him he couldn't say so. Show More Summary
Bill Simmons's Apology to ESPN – Paid... 1:37 This is definitely not a corporate video created by ESPN and the NFL. Submitted by: chris_singel Regular Keywords: honest press conference bill simmons apologize apology espn roger goodell...Show More Summary