The Colbert Report finale was a thrill to watch, with the number of guest stars appearing in the final “We’ll Meet
From #Colbert Farewell: @MarkCuban finalized Rondo deal in green room, sitting w/Waterston, Daniels, me + dismaying UN Amb. Samantha Power — Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) December 19, 2014 Read more...
CBS’s Doug Gottlieb has been in hot water over the last couple days over a tweet criticizing Kobe Bryant for demonstrating support for Eric Garner, the man choked to death by New York City police. Bryant, LeBron James, Derrick Rose,...Show More Summary
ESPN host Keith Olbermann blasted former colleague Doug Gottlieb on Wednesday for complaining about NBA star Kobe Bryant and his teammates’ show of support for the protests against the Eric Garner grand jury decision. “It’s called empathy, Doug, and you don’t have it,”...
As a kid growing up in the Hudson Valley, Keith Olbermann would watch New York news anchors Jim Jensen, Bill Beutel and Roger Grimsby. But it was an internship at WNYW that put him on the path on TV stardom. And, as it turns out, the guy who gave the sports-to-news back to sports broadcaster his break in TV would give him another shot later on. Show More Summary
As a kid, Keith Olbermann would daydream of being a TV broadcaster. The only question was: sports or news? After nearly 40 years in the business, Olbermann has done both, with gigs at CNN, Fox Sports, MSNBC, twice, and ESPN, twice. As...Show More Summary
Jean Beliveau's passing has inspired plenty of stories detailing what he meant to the hockey world. Keith Olbermann describes Bealiveau as, "Joe DiMaggio but with modesty and a sense of humor." Here, Olbermann recounts a wonderful story from his childhood when Bealiveau was interviewed during a game against the New York Rangers.
Jason Whitlock joined Keith Olbermann’s show yesterday to discuss the Rams players — Tavon Austin, Jared Cook, Stedman (...)
ESPN’s Keith Olbermann has attacked NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on a regular basis since the league botched the handling of Ray Rice‘s domestic abuse situation. Since the NFL and ESPN are partners, and the league will do anything it can to “protect the shield,” it is awfully bold for Olbermann to take such a strong stance against the commissioner. Show More Summary
ESPN host Keith Olbermann was only too happy to name Fox’s Bill O’Reilly his “World’s Worst Person in Sports” on Wednesday, as he dissected O’Reilly’s portrayal of himself as a former star athlete. “This is fun,” Olbermann — who regularly...
Kind of a loophole.
When Keith Olbermann returned to ESPN last summer, he vowed that he would only discuss political figures like Barack Obama and George W. Bush as they relate to sports. Presumably, the same goes for his former cable news competition, which is why Olbermann must have been thrilled when he heard that Bill O'Reilly would be appearing on ESPN radio this week.
Gordie Howe wasn't supposed to walk or possibly even live after his brain injury in the 1950 NHL playoffs. The next season he returned to score 86 points. This among many stories from Keith Olbermann tell the tale or a remarkable man, an amazing player, and a better person, with a wit so sharp it could only be rivaled by his eidetic memory. Show More Summary
You might know the name Jonathan Turley from his many appearances on the old Countdown with Keith Olbermann show and, most recently, from his vocal opposition to President Obama’s use of drones and NSA surveillance. He’s basically Glenn Greenwald but with a paycheck from the George Washington University Law School, where he’s a professor of [...]
Ed Note: This post appears courtesy The Hall of Very Good. Remember back in August when the El Paso Chihuahuas donned, what seemed to be at the time, some ridiculous, yet unique, jerseys? Well, it turns out that the team’s Bark in the Park night was more than just an award-winning publicity stunt. Show More Summary
It’s no secret that it’s been a tumultuous time in our corner of the sports world. It seems like every week there’s a new juicy media feud to sink our teeth into. One minute Mike Francesa is battling Keith Olbermann, and then he’s moving on to Michael Kay. Show More Summary
http://youtu.be/y1DribNlIpw The talented Adnan Virk subbed for Keith Olbermann on Monday. Given that Olbermann’s show is not centered around 21 hours of debate like the rest of the ESPN lineup, one might see some different topics emerge from time to time. Show More Summary
The former MSNBC host criticized the "violent, racist" Halloween getups as succinctly as possible
GeorgeCarlin wasrecentlyhonoredwithhisownstreet inNewYorkCity,completewithatouchingceremonyfromfriendsandfamilysixyearsafterhisdeath.KeithOlbermann wassupposedtobeattheceremony,butcouldn’t.Tomakeupforit,OlbermannprovidedthisnicetributeonhisshowfeaturingabrandnewGeorgeCarlin.