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
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ESPN host Keith Olbermann ripped who he called the “mindless troglodytes” who dressed up as pro football players Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice for Halloween, with at least one couple going so far as to don “blackface” to portray Rice and his wife Janay Rice, complete with a...
Keith Olbermann used his “World’s Worst” segment on Monday to share his views about anyone who has decided to dress as Adrian Peterson or Ray Rice for Halloween this year. Especially if they did so in blackface.
Keith Olbermann sat down with Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch to discuss his show, its rivals and whether or not he misses delivering political news. It’s been about 14 months since the former MSNBC host returned to ESPN which was, not coincidentally, about the same time that Fox debuted its 24/7 sports network, Fox Sports 1. Show More Summary
The "lean forward" channel has fallen on its face. MSNBC's ratings in the third quarter of 2014 hit new lows even for established programs like Rachel Maddow. Since the departure of Keith Olbermann, Maddow is MSNBC's biggest draw. But...Show More Summary
Richard Deitsch’s weekly Monday sports media column at Sports Illustrated is usually filled with useful bits of information, a few exclusive details, and sometimes a very interesting interview with an industry newsmaker. This week’s...Show More Summary
After Matt Drudge changed journalism forever by revealing Bill Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky--and the mainstream media's attempts to cover it up--Keith Olbermann apologized to President Bill Clinton in 1988 for his network's "ceaseless coverage" of the scandal. Show More Summary
Keith Olbermann, the longtime news and sports host who railed against cable coverage of the Lewinsky scandal in the late '90s, makes a cameo appearance in the Clinton library documents released Friday.
Former MSNBC and current ESPN anchor Keith Olbermann wrote to former President Bill Clinton to apologize for his part in the "ceaseless coverage" of the Monica Lewinsky scandal, according to new documents released Friday. Olbermann's mea culpa to the president was revealed in a batch of newly released documents from the Clinton Presidential Library. Show More Summary
A batch of documents related to former president Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary were released Friday, one of which shows an intriguing correspondence between Bill and Keith Olbermann.
The officer has been told not to work for the 49ers while it is investigated.