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Hillary Clinton runs ESPN ad mocking Trump as fantasy football player

While many sports fans may be tuning into Monday Night Football rather than the first Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump presidential debate Monday, the Clinton campaign’s still trying to reach them. They’re even tailoring their message to fantasy football fans, as evidenced by the ads they ran on ESPN.com’s fantasy football page Monday: That stereotype will certainly […]

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McNeese State coach slightly backtracks after banning player interviews

We’ve seen plenty of college football coaches try to restrict access to certain media members or outlets, but McNeese State coach Lance Guidry is approaching restrictions from the other side, saying after Saturday’s win over Incarnate Word that he would prohibit all of his players from speaking to any media going forward. As Chandler Rome […]

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Clay Travis led the parade of people writing Tennessee off at halftime

Saturday’s Florida-Tennessee game saw a remarkable comeback from the Vols, who wound up with a 38-28 win over the Gators. Tennessee was down 21-3 at the half, though, and that sparked many media members and fans to write them off. One of the most prominent and most certain was Fox Sports’ Clay Travis, who went […]

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Whistle Sports teams up with NFL for social media content

While Whistle Sports isn’t a name instantly familiar to everyone, many have probably seen at least one of their videos. They’re renowned for their partnership with trick-shot stars Dude Perfect, their ridiculous stunts, their pranks and their fail compilations, and they’ve created content in partnership with sports organizations like the Canadian Football League and The […]

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ESPN’s Mike Ditka tells protestors “get the hell out,” has “no respect” for Kaepernick

Former NFL coach and ESPN NFL Countdown personality and current “SportsCenter contributor” Mike Ditka apparently has some strong thoughts about Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players who have taken a knee during the national anthem. Here’s what Ditka said Friday on a radio interview with 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, which was transcribed by “ESPN.com […]

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Chris Mortensen appears on NFL Insiders from his home

ESPN NFL insider Chris Mortensen announced August 31 that his Stage IV throat cancer had “been virtually reduced to zero detection” and that he would be returning to work this fall, but it’s still remarkable to see him back this soon. Mortensen made his return to ESPN’s NFL Insiders Friday, appearing from his home in […]

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Kenny Albert has worked with almost 250 different broadcast partners

One of the busiest broadcasters out there is Kenny Albert, the only play-by-play commentator currently doing NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL work (the first two for Fox, plus Knicks and Rangers work for MSG and NHL work for NBC) and a guy who’s also done Olympics, boxing, horse racing, soccer and lacrosse. Fox Sports Press […]

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Long-time Astros broadcaster Bill Brown is retiring

There are big changes on the way for the Houston Astros’ TV broadcasts. Bill Brown has been their primary TV voice for the last 30 years since joining the team in 1987, but the team announced Thursday that he’ll be retiring at the end of the season: Here’s more on Brown from Jordan Ray at […]

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Watch: Lowell Cohn lectures, interrupts Chip Kelly on Kaepernick

49ers head coach Chip Kelly answered some questions on Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protest at a press conference Thursday and expressed some support for Kaepernick and his stance, which then led to Santa Rosa Press-Democrat columnist Lowell Cohn trying to get Kelly to complain about Kaepernick, interrupting his answer, and arguing with him: Here’s Kelly’s first […]

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Bart Hubbuch literally deleted his account after hot take backlash

It appears Boston sports fans and media have finally driven New York Post sports columnist Bart Hubbuch off Twitter. Update: After a day away, he’s back: This all started when Hubbuch tweeted Tuesday morning that it was a “totally not-shocking fact” that new Patriots’ starter Jacoby Brissett was the first black quarterback to start a […]

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ESPN, KNBR and CSN Bay Area to pick up some Vin Scully innings

The honors for Vin Scully continue to roll in during the final days of his final season, with ESPN announcing Tuesday that their Wednesday Night Baseball broadcast of Giants-Dodgers from Los Angeles will pick up Scully’s 4th inning call from Sportsnet LA and feature other clips of memorable Scully calls. Meanwhile, according to Jason Barrett […]

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Jon Gruden loved Eagles’ LS Jon Dorenbos’ card tricks

ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden is known for his enthusiasm, and that doesn’t extend to just football. In fact, ahead of Monday night’s Eagles-Bears game, Gruden got rather enthusiastic when Philadelphia long-snapper Jon Dorenbos was demonstrating card tricks to him: Dorenbos just unveils trick after trick here, and Gruden gets pretty excited about […]

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