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Sunday, November 29, 2015


Radio station claims Lions tried to censor criticism of team

The Detroit Lions announced they would be moving to a new flagship radio station for the 2016 season. Their soon-to-be former home is hitting out at the Lions, claiming they tried to censor on-air criticisms of the team. The Lions are departing WXYT 97.1 The Ticket after 18 years. The sports talk station naturally spends…Read More

Mark Cuban takes shot at Chris Broussard

Mark Cuban revived an old beef on Wednesday when he fired a shot at ESPN reporter Chris Broussard. You may recall that during the Mavericks’ courtship of then-free agent DeAndre Jordan, Broussard had reported that Cuban was driving around Houston begging for Jordan’s address. Cuban called out Broussard for the report and challenged him to…Read More

Dallas Morning News prints cutout of DeAndre Jordan with devil horns

DeAndre Jordan and the Clippers are visiting Dallas on Wednesday night for the first time since Jordan’s ill-fated free agent flirtation with the Mavericks, and nobody is holding back. Clippers play-by-play man Ralph Lawler tweeted out a picture of Wednesday’s Dallas Morning News, which printed an image of Jordan’s head with devil horns. Just to…Read More

Report: ESPN settled sexual harassment claim involving Chris Berman

ESPN recently settled a sexual harassment claim involving personality Chris Berman and a former “Sunday NFL Countdown” makeup artist, according to a report. The Big Lead reports that Sue Baumann, a woman who was working as an independent contractor for ESPN and became tied to the Countdown show, alleges she was sexual harassed by Berman….Read More

Bill Simmons discusses Grantland shutdown on new podcast

Bill Simmons discussed the surprising and sudden shutdown of his project website Grantland during his latest podcast, which was posted on Wednesday night. On episode 19 of “The Bill Simmons Podcast” featuring Malcolm Gladwell, Simmons shared his thoughts on the Grantland shutdown, saying it was “frustrating” and left everyone “sad.” “They did own it and…Read More

TJ Simers awarded $7.1 million in lawsuit against LA Times

Former longtime Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers was awarded $7.1 million by a jury in his age and disability lawsuit against the newspaper. Simers, 63, sued The Times, alleging that they discriminated against him after he suffered a mini-stroke in March 2013. According to Law 360, the jury, which deliberated for two days…Read More

Petros Papadakis says he was fired as USC PA announcer via text

Petros Papadakis says that he was fired from his job as the PA announcer at USC basketball games via text message. Papadakis, who played football for the Trojans and has served as a local radio host in LA for over a decade, has been the PA announcer for USC basketball for 11 years. He says…Read More

Reporter Jamie Erdahl falls for fake Ian Rapoport Twitter account

The CBS telecast of Sunday’s San Diego Chargers-Baltimore Ravens game experienced a moment of embarrassment after reporter Jamie Erdahl shared information she got from a fake Twitter account. Erdahl reported during the fourth quarter that Steve Smith Sr. had a torn Achilles’ tendon. At the time, the team had not released the injury news, so…Read More

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