Don’t look now, but Jay Mariotti is on his way back to ESPN

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ESPN had no choice but to can Jay Mariotti back in 2010 when Mariotti ran into a multitude of legal issues. Which eventually lead to Mariotti being sentenced to probation and community service.

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

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Mark Schlereth and Hannah Storm used their time in between live shots to discuss whether a certain player can be used as a tight end or h-back. It’s at that point that Schlereth points out that he’s talked to “a bunch of Broncos coaches” and this certain player may not be a good enough athlete […]

ESPN denies that Brent Musburger said Holly Rowe ‘was smoking tonight’

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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 […]

The New York Times went with a blank page for its coverage of the Baseball Hall of Fame vote

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As you already know, no one was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame for 2013. So that left those in the media with options on how they would cover the vote. Some are focusing on the story-lines surrounding Bonds and Clemens. And some are busy trying to figure out who voted for Aaron Sele. […]

Dan Shaughnessy calls Texans ‘fradulent’ in his column; Arian Foster uses it as his Twitter avatar

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Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy obviously decided that his Monday column had to get people talking. And maybe even thrust himself in the conversation for Sunday’s Divisional round game between the Patriots and Texans.

ESPN’s Jemele Hill posts racist letter she received to Twitter

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Just in case you need yet another example that there are still some disturbingly racist people in the world, Jemele Hill of ESPN provided one today on her Twitter feed.

ESPN Radio host Bob Valvano rips ESPN for downplaying Louisville’s win over Florida

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Bob Valvano mans the 12:00-3:00 shift on ESPN 680 in Louisville. Today, Valvano used about 40 minutes of his show to voice his frustration with ESPN giving every excuse they could for SEC big boy Florida losing to Big East little boy Louisville.

Tom Rinaldi had a special moment with Tim Tebow at the Sugar Bowl

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You’re about to witness a special moment ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi shared with ESPN’s favorite backup quarterback, Tim Tebow. But we must warn you, this is the specialist of special moments for Rinaldi and he has no problem showing just how special this moment is for him.

Dan Patrick goes after Tommy Tuberville about report that he left recruits at dinner

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A day after a report surfaced online that Tommy Tuberville left Texas Tech recruits in the middle of dinner the day before taking the Cincinnati coaching job, Tuberville joined Dan Patrick on his show to discuss the report. After exchanging pleasantries, Patrick dives right in and goes after Tuberville and the way coaches who have […]

Rob Parker may have prematurely spilled the beans that First Take will be expanding to Saturdays

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Here’s some unfortunate news to end your day. ESPN has decided to start a trial run of their debate show First Take on Saturdays starting on December 8. And that’s according to a Facebook posting by Parker that Awful Announcing unearthed.

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