Remember how ESPN’s outspoken big-ticket talent Bill Simmons was negotiating his new contract with ESPN and being pretty chatty with the press about it, and then in early May network president John Skipper pulled a fast one and issued...Show More Summary
Stop us if you’ve heard this before: ESPN and Keith Olbermann may be on the outs. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that, as a condition for Olbermann’s two-year contract to be renewed, the erstwhile commentator can’t do commentary on his ESPN2 show. The suits in Bristol do know which Keith Olbermann they’re talking to, right? […]
As Keith Olbermann and ESPN stall in renegotiating his contract, it appears as though one condition is to blame: The network's demand that he ditch his "commentary" voice on the show.
There’s something odd about hiring outspoken commentators and then getting mad when they produce outspoken commentary, but that appears to be ESPN’s modus operandi when that commentary targets its business associates. Shortly after driving...Show More Summary
It didn’t take long for ESPN to deny the report that it wants Keith Olbermann to tone down his criticism of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Responding to a report from the Hollywood Reporter that ESPN wants to put a clause in Olbermann’s next contract prohibiting him from commentaries critical of the league or its commissioner,…
Contract talks between ESPN and Keith Olbermann have almost completely broken down, a source familiar with the negotiations tells us, and the controversial host seems nearly a lock to leave the network after his two-year deal expires in August. Read more...
ESPN and Keith Olbermann may be headed toward a tough negotiation to keep the outspoken host on the sports network. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that ESPN has floated a highly problematic condition for an extension of Olbermann’s...Show More Summary
Tough summer for big names at ESPN.
Keith Olbermann yesterday brought up the ongoing Confederate flag debate and asked why the Redskins team name isn't just as offensive and evocative of "evil."
If Dan Snyder and the NFL don’t change the name of the Washington Redskins, people will die. At least that’s what Keith Olbermann ranted during his ESPN show Wednesday afternoon. How did he come to this conclusion? By comparing it to the Confederate flag, of course.
ESPN’s Keith Olbermann believes that a lawyer for Dan Snyder may have “inadvertently,” “passively” and “inferentially” admitted that the Washington Redskins nickname is indeed “offensive.” On Wednesday — against the backdrop of a national...Show More Summary
Campbell Brown left her role as a CNN anchor in 2010, saying she wasn’t willing to shed her “journalistic skin” to “inhabit the kind of persona” that might better compete against high-octane hosts like Keith Olbermann, Nancy Grace and...Show More Summary
ESPN’s Keith Olbermann sent a message on Twitter, wishing his old MSNBC colleague Brian Williams success at their “old stomping grounds.” It was a nice gesture, complete with the hashtag #IfYoureOnImWatching. However, the highlight of this tweet is the image Olbermann attached. Show More Summary
Keith Olbermann runs a weekly segment called ‘Worst Person in Sports’ on his ESPN show, in which he calls out the top 3 worst people of the week. And top of his list this week was Seattle Sounders’ Sergio Mota, who retaliated with a shocking two-footed kick to the nuts on an LA Galaxy player. Show More Summary
Can you believe it’s been four years since Charlie Sheen’s bonkers interview where he told the world he was on a powerful drug called “Charlie Sheen?” And even though Sheen’s moment in the sun as an insane celebrity person injected with tiger blood has faded from view, he’s still out there “bi-winning” in his own way. Show More Summary
Hope Solo has a Hollywood ally... Charlie Sheen... who just warned Keith Olbermann to back off the Team USA soccer star... and then he asked her out. Olbermann WENT OFF on Solo this week -- saying she should have (at least) been suspended…
Hope Solo has long fulfilled the role of “bad girl” with Team USA Soccer, and ESPN analyst Keith Olbermann says enough is enough. In fact, Olbermann went so far as to say that Hope Solo shouldn’t even be allowed to play in the 2015 FIFA World Cup, which is currently taking place in Canada. Show More Summary
“If Hope Solo was a player in the National Football League, she’d be under suspension right now.” The post Keith Olbermann Wants Hope Solo Suspended From World Cup appeared first on Crime Feed.
After spending much of the fall and winter railing on the NFL for hypocrisy regarding its treatment of domestic violence offenders, Keith Olbermann is now in the position of chastising both Hope Solo and the USWNT amid the Women’s World Cup for failing to act on damning evidence that the goalie committed very similar acts. […]
Keith Olbermann called for Hope Solo's immediate suspension Tuesday, two days after details from Solo's 2014 arrest on suspicion of domestic violence charges were made public in an ESPN report.