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:
Despite comparing Barack Obama to Hitler back in 2011, which cost him his job, Hank Williams Jr.’s iconic MNF song is returning to ESPN.
In an ESPN-commissioned study, 64 percent of viewers felt the network didn’t cover politics too much. Just 30 percent found ESPN dived into politics too often, a number which isn’t much different from past results.
Charles Barkley called ESPN analyst Barry Melrose “the best on TV,” while throwing shade at “wussies in the NBA”. Something tells me Barkley would be a fan of all the NHL/NBA toughness memes.
Marshawn Lynch swore a whole lot in his first interview as a member of the Oakland Raiders.
NESN’s Jerry Remy said some real stupid shit about MLB translators. He offered a half-assed apology after criticism throughout the sports world.