The 2015 ESPYS already decided to move from ESPN to ABC. Now the annual awards show has a host: Joel McHale. “I’m thrilled to be hosting The ESPYS. Just ecstatic,\" said McHale. \"After my stunning victory in the Iditarod this year by...Show More Summary
Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, lightweight champion? It's a real possibility, ladies and gentlemen. According to ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto, UFC President Dana White believes a Cerrone title fight opposite 155-pound champ Rafael dos Anjos is...Show More Summary
In the bottom of the fifth inning of Saturday’s game against the Detroit Tigers, the Houston Astros spun the second triple play of the 2015 MLB season. It was Houston’s first in a long while, per ESPN Stats & Info: Ian Kinsler shot a...Show More Summary
New England Patriots fans are still firmly behind their Super Bowl-winning quarterback, Tom Brady. ESPN.com noted Saturday that Patriots supporters are planning a “Free Tom Brady” rally after he was suspended for the first four games...Show More Summary
San Jose State Spartans leading scorer and former three-star recruit Rashad Muhammad has decided to transfer from the program. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported Muhammad’s decision earlier this morning. Shabazz Muhammad's brother, Rashad, is transferring from San Jose State, sources told ESPN. Show More Summary
Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is already one of the NFL’s most popular players and he hasn’t even taken a snap. Paul Kuharsky of ESPN noted Saturday that “according to the Titans’ director of finance, Stuart Spears, Mariota’s...Show More Summary
The Yankees are set to make their fourth “Sunday Night Baseball” appearance this season, meaning ESPN can feature them only twice more in that slot.
Titans fans are eager to throw their support behind new quarterback Marcus Mariota. Mariota has the NFL’s best-selling jersey for the month of May, Titans director of finance Stuart Spears told Paul Kuharsky of ESPN. A study by a sports marketing company also found that Mariota ranks as the 39th most marketable athlete in the…
Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger would not be drawn on rumours linking him with a summer move to Manchester United. According to ESPN FC, the 30-year-old is a target for the Red Devils, but he would not entertain the speculation. Show More Summary
ESPN has had relatively good luck with their top analysts staying in place and resisting the temptation to return to the coaching profession. But that may not be the case much longer. Lead NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy is reportedly a candidate for the vacant New Orleans Pelicans job. Show More Summary
ESPN is bringing back some of its vintage ‘This is SportsCenter’ commercials in honor of the 20 year anniversary of (...)
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The Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals have become something of a spring institution in sports and pop culture, settling in to that soft spot of the schedule as the NBA and NHL playoffs are reaching their climax, the division races...Show More Summary
After the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight on May 2, Darren Rovell attempted to explain to ESPN viewers the diverse range of mega-rich people in attendance. One of those people, we were told, was “loan shark” Bobby Freedman. Here’s the actual video of Rovell’s on-air appearance from 1:40 a.m. ET on May 3: Read more...
Last week, Darren Rovell wrote an article on ESPN.com about the crowd at the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight. In the article, Rovell described a man named Bobby Freedman as a loan shark. I couldn’t find a cached version of the article, but...Show More Summary
Game 3 of the 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals takes place tonight at 9 ET on ESPN. The Houston Rockets return home down 2-0 to the Golden State Warriors after suffering two gut-wrenching losses in Games 1 and 2. The Rockets dropped...Show More Summary
Paris Saint-Germain have become the highest paid team in sport with an average weekly wage of more than £100,000-a-week, according to a new survey by Sporting Intelligence and ESPN. The French club have just won their third consecutive...Show More Summary
Ladies and gentlemen, meet your 2015 Boxcino champions, and the last ever fighters to main event a Friday Night Fights card on ESPN. Many feelings were felt this night. After 17 years of mid-level boxing brilliance, ESPN's Friday Night Fights has finally come to an end. Show More Summary
Atlanta Hawks shooting guard Kyle Korver left Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals Friday with a sprained ankle. Continue for updates. Korver Leaves Game 2 Friday, May 22 Kevin Arnovitz of ESPN.com noted that Korver exited the game...Show More Summary
With teams providing less and less access to journalists, Simmons always prioritized the interests of the common fan. The post How Bill Simmons’ Innovative Style Led to His Rise—and Fall—at ESPN appeared first on The Good Men Projec...