It’s been another busy week in sports media. We’re here to recap the biggest news and events that took place and share some of our best work from the week that was. Without further adieu:

WEEI hosts call Red Sox execs ‘cowards’ after team’s pointed statement about the station – July 25

After the Red Sox downplayed their relationship with WEEI and agreed they sometimes felt comments were out of line, WEEI hosts fired back, calling Red Sox executives “cowards.”

Jesse Palmer replaces Danny Kanell on ESPN CFB studio, Kevin Negandhi will anchor on ABC – July 25

After nearly a decade as a game analyst, Jesse Palmer is replacing Danny Kanell on ESPN college football studio coverage. Meanwhile, Kevin Negandhi will anchor ABC’s coverage.

Deadspin is facing another lawsuit, this time from an Atlanta United fan over a photo – July 26

Deadspin is facing yet another lawsuit. This one involves a photo used in a story about a homophobic chant at an Atlanta United game.

ESPN expands both of its Sunday NFL pregame shows to three hours – July 27

Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN and Fantasy Football Now on ESPN2 are both getting one-hour extensions. Now, both shows will start an hour earlier at 10 a.m., while finishing at 1 p.m.

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  • Ondreij Schevchenko

    Another hour of football coverage? How empty are our lives? How bereft of ideas are they at espn? Now I gotta go to bed earlier on Saturday so I can wake up earlier for church. Hey, if I skip church . . .