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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Media

Colin Cowherd pulled off ESPN shows a week early after comments

Colin Cowherd is already leaving ESPN, so the network has no desire to let him continue ruining their reputation with his controversial comments. ESPN announced Friday that Cowherd will no longer appear on the network: Colin Cowherd’s comments over the past two days do not reflect the values of ESPN or our employees. Colin will…Read More

MLBPA angry over Colin Cowherd’s Dominican Republic comments

ESPN radio host Colin Cowherd made some controversial remarks about Dominican baseball players on Thursday, and more than a few people were upset by them. Jorge L. Ortiz of USA Today reports that the MLB Players Association privately demanded an apology from Cowherd. A person close to the players union told Ortiz that Cowherd’s take…Read More

Bill Simmons to host weekly show on HBO

Bill Simmons is taking his talents to HBO. Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated reports that Simmons has signed a multi-year deal with HBO and will be hosting a weekly show on the network beginning in 2016. He will also be producing content for HBO’s digital platforms, which will include video podcasts. Simmons, who went through…Read More

Colin Cowherd is leaving ESPN

Several big names have are leaving ESPN this year, and Colin Cowherd is reportedly the latest. As The Big Lead first reported, Cowherd has agreed to part ways with the World Wide Leader. He is said to be leaning toward taking a job with FOX Sports. “We’ve enjoyed a mutually beneficial run with Colin for…Read More

Donovan McNabb’s blood alcohol level more than twice legal limit

Donovan McNabb could be facing some serious penalties in the wake of his latest arrest for driving while under the influence. According to TMZ, police discovered that McNabb’s blood alcohol level was .17 — more than twice the legal limit in the state of Arizona — when he rear-ended another car at a traffic light…Read More

Chris Berman hair memes take Home Run Derby by storm

The 2015 Home Run Derby featured a new format with timers and clocks and bonuses for distance and all kinds of other stuff I’m still trying to wrap my head around. But don’t worry, the same old Chris Berman was calling the action. Believe it or not, it wasn’t Berman’s infamous “back, back, back, back,…Read More

Adam Schefter explains why he tweeted Jason Pierre-Paul’s medical records

Over the Fourth of July weekend, Jason Pierre-Paul had an accident with fireworks that ultimately resulted in the Giants defensive end having a finger amputated. ESPN’s Adam Schefter not only spread word of Pierre-Paul’s amputation via his Twitter account, he also included a photo of Pierre-Paul’s medical records. Shortly after, many were questioning why Schefter…Read More

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