Last night, ESPN’s “30 for 30? and BBC America’s “Doctor Who” topped the Nielsen Twitter ratings. “The O’Reilly Factor” was in third and all of you sickos tweeted enough about the AUDIENCE Network’s “Black Mirror” to put it in fourth. On Christmas. Really? PBS’s “Vicious” rounded out the night. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Nobody is really giving Ohio State much of a chance against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Bleacher Report has Alabama in a close one. All of ESPN’s SEC writers are picking Alabama. All but one of Sports Illustrated’s experts picked the Crimson Tide. Show More Summary
Having suffered five concussions in the span of 14 months, West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett retired from football on Friday. The Mountaineers announced that the senior will walk away from the game, per ESPN.com's Jake Trotter. Show More Summary
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will not play in the team's regular-season finale due to a lacerated spleen. Chiefs.com reporter B.J. Kissel had the news and details Friday: ESPN.com's Adam Teicher has Smith's thoughts on the...Show More Summary
Heart of Dallas Bowl Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech 1 p.m. ET, ESPN Illinois (6-6) returns to a bowl game for the first time since 2011 and the first time under head coach Tim Beckman. Louisiana Tech (8-5) earns its berth as winners ofShow More Summary
If the Falcons are going to the playoffs, it appears they’re going to have to get there without running back Steven Jackson. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, Jackson is expected to be inactive for Sunday’s game against the Panthers because of a quadriceps injury. An MRI done this week spoiled some of the initial…
All Times Pacific College Football Heart of Dallas Bowl, Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas, TX Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech — ESPN, 10 a.m. Quick Lane Bowl, Ford Field, Detroit, MI Rutgers vs. North Carolina — ESPN, 1:30 p.m. St. Petersburg Bowl, Tropicana Field, St. Show More Summary
According to a report by ESPN.com's Vaughn McClure, Steven Jackson might be out for Atlanta's regular-season finale against the Carolina Panthers. That could be the best thing for the Falcons offense since the offensive line started to jell over the past half season. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant will sit out against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, Coach Byron Scott said (via ESPN) before the game. This will be the second game in a row the 36-year-old will miss due to fatigue. While fans who were eager to see the veteran play are upset, the team might […]
Here’s ESPN New York reporting on the Knicks, who keep on losing: There’s a New York Knicks fan out there who lives and dies with the team, a fan who’s been doing much more dying than living with this group. Carmelo Anthony has a message for that fan. “I feel what the fans are feeling,” Anthony said after the Knicks [...]
The Falcons held a practice on Christmas Day, but wide receiver Julio Jones and running back Steven Jackson could have spent the session warming themselves in front of the Yule Log. Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports that both players were held out of practice for the second straight day as the Falcons make their way toward…
(via ESPN) The Knicks already can't keep John Wall out of the paint. The fact that he's finishing layups like this adds insult to injury.
How did you spend your Christmas Eve? If you’re ESPN MLB analyst Curt Schilling, you spent it tweeting unsolicited advice to Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel. That’s… odd to say the least. It’ll be interesting to see what ESPN does about this. Show More Summary
(via ESPN) In case you're not familiar, this acrobatic John Wall assist is his specialty.
One of ESPN’s longest-tenured on-air personalities will remain with the network. Dr. Jerry Punch who has been synonymous with the network’s NASCAR coverage as well as working on college football, has signed a new contract with the Worldwide Leader. Show More Summary
It's Christmas Eve, which means it's the perfect time to dump a nasty story you hope the media will ignore! And that's exactly what Tallahassee police did today while flipping two big ol' birds at ESPN. Read more...
Florida State running back Dalvin Cook is being investigated as an associate in an aggravated assault incident by Tallahassee police following a July situation. ESPN's Brett McMurphy first reported the case: The Tallahassee Police Department...Show More Summary
An ESPN report had said that family pressure could push Harbaugh to Ann Arbor. Multiple outlets have reported in recent days that the Michigan Wolverines chances' to land Jim Harbaugh have improved. Last week, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported...Show More Summary
If you subscribe to DirecTV, you're about to get a few more ways to tune in online. As part of a renewed deal with Disney, the satellite TV provider will get Watch ABC, Watch Disney and WatchESPN streaming services in early 2015. You'll also see more...