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NASCAR would love to have Dr. Jerry Punch back

Sports fans have probably heard of the 100-some layoffs by ESPN. Beloved former NASCAR broadcaster Dr. Jerry Punch was among that 100. Punch is no spring chicken, so to speak, as he turns 64 later this year, so he may not have any desire to travel from track to track week-in and week-out, but if [...]

Linda Cohn says ESPN’s massive rights fee deals were a main contributor to layoffs

Linda Cohn has been with ESPN since 1992, and therefore is one of the company’s longest-tenured SportsCenter anchors. Cohn has taken the ESPN ride through its massive rise to prominence/ubiquity, and remains aboard as the company attempts to find its footing in the face of new challenges. Show More Summary

Report: Bears G.M. didn’t tell his coach about plans to draft Mitch Trubisky

If you thought you were surprised by the Bears trading up to take Mitch Trubisky, imagine how coach John Fox felt. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, Bears General Manager Ryan Pace kept the plan to move up to select the North Carolina quarterback to himself until hours before the draft. While that’s one way…

ESPN’s Deserved Demise

The bad news is that there is a cable channel even more obnoxiously left-wing than MSNBC. The good news is that largely as a result of its arrogant in-your-face moonbattery,

Brief But Revealing Conversations With People Who Emailed Me To Say ESPN Is Failing Because It's Liberal

2 hours agoSports : Deadspin

ESPN is hemorrhaging money and laying off employees. This is because it is having trouble paying billions of dollars in rights fees while also losing millions of subscribers to cord-cutting. People cancel their cable subscriptions because advances in technology have allowed them to consume all the TV, movies, and… Read more...

NFL's Roger Goodell: Marijuana is 'addictive' and 'may not be healthy for the players long term'

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell thinks weed is addictive and bad for one’s health. Although legal in one form or another in 25 states, marijuana is still banned by the NFL. And based on the commissioner’s comments on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike” show Friday morning, that’s not going to change anytime soon....

‘SportsCenter’ Anchor Linda Cohn Agrees Politics Is Hurting ESPN

You may think ESPN has been firing a bunch of people due lately due TV rights deals and an overburdened budget, but popular “SportsCenter” anchor Linda Cohn suggested it has a lot more to do with politics. The Worldwide leader in sports is not only losing subscriber revenue because of cord-cutting, but also because viewers are increasingly […]

Sports media layoffs like ESPN’s are unfortunately here to stay

From a young age, I knew I was never going to be an athlete. So what does one do when they can’t play? They watch. And I did. Being a member of the chain crew for middle school football, I spent my less-than-flattering years handling stats for boys’ basketball in high school. Show More Summary

NFL prospect Chad Hansen piled up college numbers, and did it with flair

He’s expected to be a later-rounds NFL pick. Nobody’s thrown the Horns Down better than Chad Hansen. ESPN Late in the first half of a game against Texas last fall, the Cal receiver and 2017 NFL draft prospect beat his man to the corner of the end zone. Show More Summary

This Week In Hot Takes: Rick Bozich thinks ESPN cuts told college basketball “drop dead”

Welcome to another edition of This Week In Hot Takes. Here’s a look at the hottest sports media takes from April 21-27. 5. Skip Bayless thinks “Rajon Rondo’s Bulls would have eliminated the Cavs in the first round”: Bayless’ bashingShow More Summary

Lefty Sportswriter: ESPN’s Got Problems, But Liberalism Isn’t One

This week’s avalanche of layoffs at ESPN has been a story in search of an explanation. Some say that a major reason for the network’s financial woes over the past few years has been, as Clay Travis noted, its “absurd decision to turn...Show More Summary

WTH? Sports Channel ESPN Posts Poem Praising Notorious Cop Killer on Its Website

ESPN decided this week the best way to increase their readership online was to post poems glorifying cop killers. The... The post WTH? Sports Channel ESPN Posts Poem Praising Notorious Cop Killer on Its Website appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

ESPN’s 2017 NFL Draft Report Card

It’s been a difficult, terrible week for ESPN with the mass layoffs that occurred, leaving several familiar names and faces looking for work, while those remaining with the network had to soldier on without former colleagues and friends. Show More Summary

Packers G.M. on tonight’s first pick: Come and get it

Packers General Manager Ted Thompson bailed out of the first round last night, and he wants to make sure everyone knows the top pick of the second round is available. Via Rob Demovsky of, Thompson made it clear tonight’s first choice (the 33rd overall) is very much for sale. “Oh yeah, you can put…

The NFL draft is everything that’s good and terrible about sports

ESPN’s comments on Gareon Conley’s sexual assault investigation were a good reminder: Not everything has to be filtered through the lens of sports. For the No. 21 overall pick of the 2017 NFL draft, I got to sit in a chair, on a set, and geek out about Jarrad Davis with some buds. Davis is, in my opinion, exactly the player the Detroit Lions needed. Show More Summary

No ESPN Isn’t Losing Money Because It’s Liberal You Clueless Morons

5 hours agoSports : Deadspin

ESPN is still going through the worst round of public layoffs in its history, and while the reasons why the company is firing everyone are plainly evident, there are still people out there ascribing the channel’s struggles to its political leanings (which frankly, don’t even exist), and basking in its potential… Read more...

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