Scout's Take: ESPN 100 C Emmanuel Dowuona commits to Purdue
There’s a fascinating report at ESPN today about small market NBA teams struggling to make money, even in spite of the massive cash windfall that has come with new national television deals. The teaser for the piece really says it all...Show More Summary
In his blow-by-blow of the horrible week that was for ESPN in the wake of Jemele Hill’s Sept. 11 Twitter comments about President Trump, Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand noted that conservative-minded Fox News feasted on the outrage: Fox News wasted no time highlighting those tweets. Fox News host Tucker Carlson opened his Tuesday show […]
ESPN contributor Will Cain has made his mark as an opinionated pundit, and he definitely delivered along those lines this week. Following Boston Celtics’ point guard Kyrie Irving’s “very much woke” interview with Stephen A. Smith, Max...Show More Summary
Yes, the Patriots have defeated rookie quarterbacks fifteen times under coach Bill Belichick. But, via Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, they’ve also lost to rookie signal-callers five times. While 15-5 is an impressive win-loss mark, the notion that Belichick has lost five times to still-wet-behind-the-ears quarterbacks is a little stunning. Making it even more stunning is [more]
In March, Lions coach Jim Caldwell was asked about his lack of a contract beyond the 2017 season and he said he wasn’t worried about it. Sean McDonough and Jon Gruden did some worrying about it for him during ESPN’s broadcast of Detroit’s win over the Giants on Monday night, pointing out that it’s unusual [more]
The sports network’s controversial transformation is driven more by the audience and less by elites than many observers realize.
By Sean Jones: Negotiations have already begun for an immediate rematch between middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Saul “Canelo Alvarez for next May in 2018, according to ESPN. If an agreement can get made, then both fighters...Show More Summary
Event Time TV MLB Minn. at N.Y. Yankees noon ESPN Colorado at San Fran. 2:30 MLB Boston at Baltimore 6:00 ESPN Chi. White Sox at Hou. 7:00 AT&T Cleveland at Anaheim 9:00 ESPN Rangers at Seattle 9:00 FoxSW Boston at Balt. (delay) 2 am ESPN2 NFL Dallas at Denver (taped) noon NFL New Eng. Show More Summary
The UCLA and USC basketball teams on Tuesday each released game dates and times for the upcoming basketball season, and each will have every game televised on an ESPN channel, FS1, Pac-12 Networks or CBS. The Pac-12 Conference schedule has promoted the local rivalry, which has gained new relevance...
Scout's Take: ESPN 100 PF Jaedon LeDee to Ohio State
ESPN caught up with Action Bronson and had him explain some of his illustrious sports themed bars from the new album as well as past projects like Bon Appetit and Blue Chips 2. He also talks about how he left Derek Jeter’s final game...Show More Summary
Nearly half the league “lost” money last year, but it’s more complicated than that. Fourteen of the 30 NBA teams reported that they lost money last year, according to a bombshell ESPN report that obtained league financial records. After...Show More Summary
Tuesday, September 19 Minnesota at NY Yankees (ESPN 7 pm) Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe Cleveland at LA Angels (ESPN 10 pm) Karl Ravech, Eduardo Perez, Tim Kurkjian Wednesday, September 20 Minnesota at NY Yankees (ESPN 1 pm) Jon Sciambi,...Show More Summary
Fox and CBS have both talked a big game recently about their respective digital media strategies and why the way they do things online is better than the way that company up the road in Bristol, Connecticut does things. Consider ESPN unimpressed. Show More Summary
ESPN 100 forward LeDee commits to Ohio State
If you follow the media game (and in today's political environment where every outlet has a slant, it's hard not to), you might have seen that ESPN's Jemele Hill was out on her personal Twitter account calling the current POTUS...
This morning on the ESPN sports chat show “First Take,” the show’s regular commentators Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman brought aboard reinforcements in the form of Will Cain, who led a full-on bash session aimed at NBA star Kyri...
Long before Doug Collins became an insightful analyst on ESPN’s game broadcasts and studio shows, he enjoyed a successful (though notably titleless) tenure as head coach of the Chicago Bulls. Now, 28 years after being fired from that...Show More Summary
College football ruled Saturday’s cable ratings, with coverage on ESPN…