Troy Aikman

Troy Aikman almost came out of retirement to play for the Eagles

Troy Aikman famously played his entire career with the Dallas Cowboys, retiring after the 2000 season. But during a radio interview on Thursday, Aikman revealed that he almost came out of retirement in 2002, after a phone call from Andy Reid. The interview was with KTCK-AM in Dallas, and was detailed by the Dallas News: […]

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 4: Quarterback Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens passes the ball against the Miami Dolphins in the first quarter at M&T Bank Stadium on December 4, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

Your 2016 NFL Week 15 announcing schedule

Thursday, December 8 Oakland at Kansas City (NBC|NFLN 8:25 PM) Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth & Heather Cox Westwood One – Ian Eagle, Trent Green Compass Media – Greg Papa, Tom Flores, Lincoln Kennedy Sunday, December 11 Pittsburgh at Buffalo (CBS 1 PM) Jim Nantz, Phil Simms & Tracy Wolfson Denver at Tennessee (CBS 1 PM) […]


30 for 30 review – Catholics vs. Convicts

Director – Patrick Creadon Length – 102 minutes without commercials, 120 minutes with. Installment – #87 by my count. ESPN considers this #91 as they count the OJ documentary as 5 separate installments (they also don’t count the “suspended” Down In The Valley installment) Most Similar To – The Fab Five, Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks Grade/Ranking –  high […]


Barstool Sports debuting daily SiriusXM radio show Jan. 3

The Barstool Sports empire is continuing to grow. Satellite radio is the latest territory to be conquered by the sports and culture brand. Barstool has reached an agreement with SiriusXM for a national daily program on the network. The two-hour show will air Monday through Friday at 12 p.m. ET on the SiriusXM Rush channel (93 […]


Viewing Picks for December 8, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Fordham at St. John’s — FS1, 6:30 p.m. Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee — CBS Sports Network, 7:30 p.m. Iowa State at Iowa — ESPN2, 8 p.m. Nicholls at Florida State — ESPNU, 9 p.m. Southern Utah at Loyola Marymount — Campus Insiders, 10 p.m. Texas-Arlington at St. Mary’s — […]

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 3:  Fans of the Clemson Tigers cheer during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Clemson Memorial Stadium on September 3, 2005 in Clemson, South Carolina. Clemson defeated Texas A&M 25-24.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

ESPN’s Jason Fitz says he roots against Clemson due to fan behavior on social media

The lines of journalistic impartiality have grown more blurry over the years. Just recently, we had Michael Wilbon offering analysis in a Cubs jersey. Scott Van Pelt’s loyalty to the Maryland Terrapins is a charming facet of his personality. Sage Steele appeared in an Indiana University commercial. And this is fine! They’re human beings, after […]


ESPN’s Doris Burke doesn’t understand this thing with Drake either

ESPN basketball reporter and analyst Doris Burke was a guest on the Mike & Mike show Wednesday morning, presumably to talk about the NBA and the women’s college basketball clash between No. 1 UConn and No. 2 Notre Dame. But Greenberg and Golic just wouldn’t be doing their jobs properly if they didn’t ask about […]

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 26:   Mike Weber #25 of the Ohio State Buckeyes rushes the ball against the Michigan Wolverines at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Both CBS and ESPN/ABC claim victory for 2016 college football season

In the battle for viewers and ratings in the college football world, CBS and ESPN/ABC are both claiming victory. The SEC on CBS says its celebrating its eighth consecutive year as the “highest-rated regular season college football package on any network.” CBS says its package of 17 SEC games including the conference championship game averaged a […]