NFL wants Super Bowl halftime performers to pay them???

The Super Bowl halftime show has been quite the hot topic ever since Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunction during the 2003 contest. Since then, the NFL has picked its performers with kiddie gloves and added double sided tape to the list of wardrobe requirements. Well, now the league is adding something new: pay it forward. According […]


Sports Illustrated is laying off writers based on advertising impact?

Something interesting is going on at Time Inc. right now. Apparently, they are laying off writers based on whether or not they are deemed beneficial to advertisers. This is especially the case at Sports Illustrated, where layoffs have been a major story in recent years. Gawker has more info: …an internal Time Inc. spreadsheet that […]


Jay Gruden does not expect preferential treatment from his brother tonight

Tonight, when the Washington Redskins host the Cleveland Browns on Monday Night Football, Washington head coach Jay Gruden is not expecting special treatment from his brother Jon. Via ProFootball Talk: “Jon is Jon,” Jay Gruden said. “He’s going to be positive if he can, but if I do something that’s out-of-line ignorant, I’m sure he’ll call […]

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Fox Sports’ latest commercial is the latest whiff in a series of misses

With college football a mere two weeks away (can that be right?? what happened to the summer??), Fox Sports 1 has a new, almost two-minute commercial, to let you know how much they’ve increased their football coverage. It’s not good. This commercial is as cliche as they come – the neglected wife upset on […]


Brian Scalabrine parodies LeBron James to join Celtics broadcast

Brian Scalabrine is returning to the Boston Celtics as a TV analyst. He made the announcement that he was “coming home” as a brilliant troll/parody of LeBron James’ Decision Part 2: Using Public Relations Kiddie Gloves This Time.  The first thing to notice here is that Scalabrine wrote his essay himself announcing his joining of […]


Brady Quinn joins FOX Sports

Yesterday, FOX Sports announced that Brady Quinn would be joining the team to provide analysis for both college football and the NFL. Quinn, as you may remember, was a rock star QB at Notre Dame, but kind of fell off the radar after three seasons with the Cleveland Browns followed by bouncing around about 17 […]


ESPN to air Seahawks training camp as a SportsCenter Special

On July 29th, ESPN will air a live SportsCenter Special that will feature your Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks at training camp. The network has bounced around different NFL training camps this summer, but this will be a two-hour special devoted solely to the Seahawks. The details from a network press release: ESPN will provide a […]


Dean Cain is feuding with Matt Leinart for some reason

Before we get to the issue at hand, where the TV Superman takes a cheap shot at Matt Leinart, I would like to know why TMZ even felt the need to talk to Dean Cain? The man spends most of his time starring in TV Movies on Lifetime and/or the Hallmark Channel with the rotating […]

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Today’s edition of “Things athletes should not tweet”

…Is brought to you by WVU quarterback Clint Trickett, who gave us this gem a few days ago. I hope our esteemed editor forgives me for not digging through the thousands of past articles we’ve posted on this very subject to deluge you with additional examples. We all know people tweet things they immediately regret, […]


ESPYS two hour countdown show seems like overkill

The 2014 ESPYS are set to air on July 16th and will include TWO HOURS of red carpet nonsense.  ESPN’s media team boasts the following: Coverage of The 2014 ESPYS on Wednesday, July 16, will begin with The 2014 ESPYS Countdown Show presented by Capital One live from the red carpet from 7 p.m. to […]


Jay Williams met Justin Bieber, and the world ended

Former Dukie turned ESPN analyst Jay Williams was inexplicably hanging out with Justin Bieber yesterday when he tweeted this gem: Changing lives how? By keeping Brazilian hookers in business? Also, the Biebs looks stoned off his ass in this picture. So perhaps it was the contact high talking.