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Marv Albert thinks Scottie Pippen is talking to Mark Zuckerberg

Scottie Pippen was court side for last night’s Bulls game. He inexplicably is brother in arms with Jason Whitlock on the fashion front. Obviously Pippen being in attendance is something a broadcast is going to acknowledge. Shit, anyone on some of those 90’s Bulls teams is probably worth a mention, even Jud Buechler. But when Albert did […]

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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 […]

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Conference championship games suck and should be replaced by an 8-team playoff

Theoretically, conference championship games should be awesome. In a 27-hour period, you’re essentially assured four top 25 games that have major College Football Playoff implications. Should be fun, right? Except it’s definitely not and historically, that’s always been the case. We’ll get into that in just a minute, but I’m guessing many of you awesome […]

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Is Joe Buck bad? Or is he actually good?

The Cubs’ postseason run was a ratings bonanza for Fox. And while the World Series delivered some memorable games and moments, not everyone was happy with Fox’s broadcasts as we once again found our Twitter account absolutely peppered with people complaining about Joe Buck. With that in mind we gathered the staff to take a […]

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30 for 30 review – Hit It Hard

Directors – Gabe Spitzer and Davie Terry Fine Length – 51 minutes without commercials, 60 minutes with. Installment – #86 by my count. ESPN considers this #90 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 Marinovich Project, Brian and The Boz Grade/Ranking – Low […]

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Bill Simmons blasted the San Diego Chargers stadium ballot measure

In the first trailer for Any Given Wednesday, Bill Simmons trotted out his new ability to swear on HBO by proclaiming “I believe that Billionaires should pay for their own fucking football stadiums.” On last night’s episode, Simmons drilled down on that subject further as he strongly made the case why the upcoming ballot measure for a […]

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30 for 30 Review – Phi Slama Jama

Directors – Chip Rives Length – 78 minutes without commercials, 90 minutes with. Installment – #85 by my count. ESPN considers this #89 as they count the  OJ documentary as 5 seperate installments (they also don’t count the “suspended” Down In The Valley installment) Most Similar To – The Fab Five, When The Garden Was Eden Grade/Ranking –  High 30’s of 85 installments Review – Here is […]

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 13:  Ereck Flowers #76 of the New York Giants is held by  Rashad Jennings #23 in the fourth quarter during play against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on September 13, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Giants OL Ereck Flowers accused of pushing ESPN reporter Jordan Raanan after rough game

In the wake of their third straight loss, the New York Giants may find themselves with an unwelcome distraction. Dan Duggan of NJ Advance Media reports that Giants offensive tackle Ereck Flowers pushed ESPN reporter Jordan Raanan after a testy exchange. From Duggan’s article shortly after the game: “Flowers was conducting a routine interview with […]

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OMG Brent Musburger wore a Tim Tebow Mets jersey!

Oh you clicked on this? Yeah don’t have much for you other than the headline and the photo, but here it goes. Super awesome Brent Musburger — who for some dumb reason announces crappy games on the SEC Network despite being one of ESPN and America’s greatest gifts — dawned SEC Network colleague Tim Tebow’s Mets […]

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