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.

The New York Daily News is currently on a crusade to use every Jay-Z song they can in their Nets coverage

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The Nets 96-89 victory over the Knicks has resulted in two things: 1. The Nets have bragging rights at the moment in the battle of New York 2. It allowed the New York Daily News to use as many Jay-Z songs in the titles of their articles about the game. Image via Reddit

Christian Ponder insists that dating ESPN’s Samantha Steele is not affecting his play

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When a NFL quarterback begins to struggle, people quickly begin to search for reasons why. And of course during that search, people come up with the most asinine reasons to hang their hats on. Case in point: Vikings fans pointing to Christian Ponder dating ESPN’s Samantha Steele as a reason for the Ponder’s recent struggle. […]

Charles Barkley is reportedly contemplating leaving TNT gig

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Inside the NBA on TNT pregame show is the king of pregame shows. You can try and dispute that, but there’s really no reason to do so. And a big reason why it’s the king of pregame shows is because of Charles Barkley. Barkley has flourished in his role for the five-time Emmy award winning […]

Jeremy Roenick wants to fight a Twitter follower for charity, but needs legal advice before doing so

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We’ve seen a sports personality challenge Twitter followers to a fight before. But NBC Sports NHL analyst Jeremy Roenick is going about things a little differently. Instead of just threatening to meet up with a follower and just throw hands, he wants to set up a charity function on Tuesday in Toronto to raise money […]

‘Happy’ is not a word Gregg Popovich would use during a basketball game

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At the start of the 4th quarter during Thursday night’s game between the Spurs and Thunder, TNT sideline reporter David Aldridge caught up with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to ask him “how happy he was with the shot selection” of the Spurs. But instead of answering a perfectly fine question from Aldridge, Popovich uses this […]

Today is Nick Saban’s birthday, so he took ESPN’s Samantha Steele to work with him

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Nick Saban turned 61 today. And how did he celebrate? By dressing up in a spiffy sweater and allowing ESPN’s Samantha Steele to accompany him during his commute into work today.