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:
Dan Le Batard called out colleague Sage Steele on his radio show for her recent Instagram comments about missing a flight at LAX. Le Batard said comments like Steele’s opens the floodgates for political talk at ESPN. He called Steele’s remarks “the height of privilege.”
It was a busy week for Barstool Sports news. The NFL revoked their Super Bowl credentials over their Deflategate sit-in at NFL headquarters in 2015. When asked about the ban, Roger Goodell denied knowing anything about it, claiming “I am not familiar with this.” Meanwhile, Barstool Sports announced Pat McAfee was joining their talent roster, as the former Colts punter retired from the NFL at 29 to work for them.
The outspoken ESPN analyst appeared on WABC’s “Bernie and Sid Show” where he called journalists “assholes” for questioning Tom Brady about his friendship with President Donald Trump. He also regurgitated some thoughts on Kaepernick and Barack Obama, which were, surprise, extremely critical.
Former NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley appeared on ‘Outside the Lines’ this week, where he made the bizarre claim President Trump has early onset Alzheimers. The non-sense take was so hot, it topped this week’s hot take list.