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:
For some reason, Jalen Rose decided to start talking about Michelle Beadle’s outfit during an NBA Finals broadcast. After Beadle handled the situation well, Doris Burke appropriately responded to the misplaced remarks.
Nike took aim at hot-take artists like Stephen A. Smith after Kevin Durant won his first NBA championship with the Golden State Warriors in a new ad that featured many of the criticisms lobbed his way.
David Stern is not a fan of Bryant Gumbel, who previously accused him of being a “modern-day plantation overseer.” Stern said he has done more for people of color than Gumbel.
Around the Horn accidentally cited a fake Adrian Wojnarowski tweet regarding LeBron going to L.A. during a broadcast. While the report isn’t itself a stretch, the account wasn’t legit. Host Tony Reali admitted he used the wrong source on the tweet.