It’s almost every day that someone, somewhere criticizes ESPN’s debate show First Take. But it’s not every day that one of ESPN’s own criticizes the show. At least not publicly. But last night, Grantland creator and SI’s most powerful person in the sports media Bill Simmons, broke rank and criticized the show’s segment with Seattle […]
And now it’s time for your weekly, “Did Stephen A. Smith lie?” story. Last week, we had to ask did Smith lie about a misleading report about a conversation between Rudy Gay and Dwight Howard. The details didn’t add up but Smith maintains that the conversation happened. Now this week, we again have to ask […]
Did Stephen A. Smith lie about Dwight Howard telling Rudy Gay that he wanted him to join him in Brooklyn?
On Friday we reported that Stephen A. Smith claimed that during a recent Raptors-Lakers game, Dwight Howard told Rudy Gay that “he should’ve waited to get traded [to the Raptors] because he could’ve joined him in Brooklyn next season.” The claim by Smith was the type of NBA nugget we praised him for in the […]
Mark Schlereth and Hannah Storm thought they were having an off camera discussion about Tim Tebow’s limited NFL future, turns out it was on camera discussion
Ol’ Brent Musburger has once again let his mouth put him in a situation where people can question him. During the BCS National Championship Game, Musburger fell in love with AJ McCarron’s girlfriend Katherine Webb live on national television. That prompted ESPN to apologize on Musburger’s behalf and give him a little slap on the […]