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Keith Olbermann: Rogers’ Scott Moore “stupidest executive I’ve yet encountered”

10 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

Former ESPN broadcaster Keith Olbermann went in hard on Rogers’ decision to replace Hockey Night In Canada host George Stroumboulopoulos with once and future host Ron MacLean when rumors of that move first came out last Wednesday, calling...Show More Summary

Keith Olbermann: Rogers dumping Strombo is “dumbest thing I’ve seen in 36 years”

Former ESPN broadcaster Keith Olbermann apparently has strong feelings about who should host Hockey Night In Canada. Monday’s report (initially from Dave Feschuk of The Toronto Star) that Rogers plans to dump George Strombopolous and...Show More Summary

Bill Rasmussen’s firing by Colleen Howe led to the creation of ESPN

Gordie Howe made a huge impact on the hockey world, but he also made an impact on ESPN, and in more than just his “This Is SportsCenter” commercial with Keith Olbermann. ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen actually started the company after he was fired by Howe’s wife and business manager Colleen. Show More Summary

Keith Olbermann on getting “beat up” by Gordie Howe in SportsCenter commercial

The passing of 88-year-old NHL and WHA legend Gordie Howe Friday morning has sparked plenty of tributes across the sports world, but one of the most notable on the media side came from The post Keith Olbermann on getting “beat up” by Gordie Howe in SportsCenter commercial appeared first on Awful Announcing.

Donald Trump and the Apotheosis of Reality Politics

Scan the media over the past few months and you'll find a common narrative - Donald Trump won the Republican nomination by turning politics into reality television. It's a common trope. Pundits like Keith Olbermann decried the rise of...Show More Summary

Keith Olbermann rips GOPer over Muhammad Ali comments: ‘Racist clown unfit to represent parakeets’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A previously obscure Republican lawmaker from Tennessee felt the harsh glare of the national spotlight Saturday night after he slammed Muhammad Ali — calling him “Cassius Clay” — on Twitter following the heralded athlete’s death In a tweet since taken down, Tennessee...

The End of All Things Considered

On the March 31 episode of The Bill Simmons Podcast, Simmons asked Keith Olbermann how he would fix SportsCenter. The show’s ratings have been falling steadily, leaving ESPN scrambling to save its stalwart franchise. “All the attempts...Show More Summary

Olbermann Rips the Media: They’ve Self-Censored Because Trump Stories Are Just Too Good

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

In a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter, Keith Olbermann ripped the media for essentially selling its soul in order in order to cover the endlessly fascinating spectacle of Donald Trump's campaign.

Essentialism, This Damned Election, And The Fcking News

Here's a reminder of what really is actually at stake, via our friends at The Fcking News, veterans from The Daily Show and Countdown with Keith Olbermann. Not just what's at stake, but the part each of us plays and has played in bringing fascism to America. Show More Summary

ESPN president John Skipper fires back at departing talent narrative

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

With the exits of prominent personalities like Bill Simmons, Colin Cowherd and Keith Olbermann last year and Mike Tirico and Skip Bayless this week, there seems to be a “Decline and Fall of the ESPN Empire” narrative emerging. ESPN is...Show More Summary

Skip Bayless will leave ESPN in August when his contract expires: headed to Fox?

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

The exodus of high-profile, highly-paid talent from ESPN just keeps rolling. Following the departures of Bill Simmons, Keith Olbermann and Colin Cowherd last year and Monday’s news of Mike Tirico’s upcoming exit for NBC, the companyShow More Summary

Hypocrite Keith Olbermann Called Donald Trump ‘Racist’ From Inside His Trump Apartment

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Keith Olbermann: principled real estate listing activist, or rank hypocrite? You be the judge. The former face of liberal rage on MSNBC has spent the last several weeks showboating about how he's moving out of his Trump Tower apartment "because of the degree to which the very name 'Trump' has degraded the public discourse and the nation itself. Show More Summary

Keith Olbermann Puts His Trump Palace Apartment Up for Sale at $3.9 Million

Last month, Keith Olbermann explained in a Washington Post piece that he could no longer live in his Trump-branded New York apartment building. “I’m getting out because of the degree to which the very name 'Trump' has degraded the public discourse and the nation itself,” he wrote. He was serious:... More »

Keith Olbermann follows through on threat, lists Trump Palace condo for sale

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

You’ve got to give it to Keith Olbermann, he is a man of his word. A month after vowing in a scathing op-ed to sell his Donald Trump-managed New York City condo in protest of Trump’s presidential candidacy, the commentator has followed through, listing the apartment for $3.9 million. Show More Summary

Liberal Pundit Keith Olbermann Lists Trump Palace Pad in Protest

SELLER: Keith Olbermann LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $3,900,000 SIZE: 1,746 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Looks like Keith Olbermann is prepared to put his money where his mouth is and officially listed his luxury apartment at the Trump Palace in New York City at $3.9 million, a not insignificant... Read more »

Keith Olbermann is auctioning his original ESPN2 jacket for a great cause

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

When espn2 launched in 1993 as an edgier alternative to the ESPN mothership (with lowercase letters and the whole nine yards), it debuted with SportsCenter anchor Keith Olbermann wearing a leather jacket.  Why?  Because espn2 was going to be edgy and this was the 90’s. Show More Summary

Keith Olbermann Reveals What Forced Him To Leave Trump Towers

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The story that splashed across the New York gossip pages was a juicy one: Keith Olbermann, a legendary jerk in broadcasting, refused to live in a building owned by Donald Trump, a legendary jerk in politics. In March, the former MSNBC host vacated his apartment in the lavish Trump Towers, fed up, he said, with Trump's divisive presidential campaign. Show More Summary

Keith Olbermann Reveals What Forced Him To Leave Trump Towers

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Keith Olbermann, the acerbic broadcaster and fervent anti-Trumpster, revealed the event that pushed him over the ledge, forcing him to abandon his posh apartment at Trump Towers, owned by the GOP frontrunner he so despises. “The dayShow More Summary

Keith Olbermann tells Bill Simmons SportsCenter can’t be fixed: “It’s not solvable”

3 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Keith Olbermann as a guest on The Bill Simmons Podcast? Oh, that’s probably worth listening to, right? The two high-profile former ESPN employees, both let go by the network during the past year, would surely have some scorching takes to share, along with a few boys’ room stories about behind-the-scenes stuff that maybe wasn’t previously publicized. Show More Summary

Keith Olbermann: Why Trump Wont Win

This discussion is a little ambiguous about “winning the nomination” vs. “winning the general election” but it is fun to see Keith Olbermann again. He states here that he is coming out of retirement. Olbermann correctly points out something I think a lot of people don’t know or understand. A political party is an independent…

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