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Saturday, May 23, 2015

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Ernie Johnson gives his Emmy to Stuart Scott’s daughters

Ernie Johnson has always been a class act and is being commended for his wonderful gesture on Tuesday night. Johnson, a TV host for Turner Sports and CBS Sports, won the Sports Emmy for Best Studio Host. Johnson then brought the daughters of the late Stuart Scott on stage with him and presented them with…Read More

Michelle Beadle on Floyd Mayweather credential ban: They’re lying

Michelle Beadle and Rachel Nichols made headlines Saturday for saying they had been denied credentials for the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight, something Mayweather’s promoters have denied. “There are emails,” Beadle said to Sports Illustrated. “They lie. It’s their job. But I was banned.” Nichols later said on Twitter that while she received media access…Read More

Floyd Mayweather bans Rachel Nichols, Michele Beadle from covering fight

At the request of Floyd Mayweather Jr., CNN reporter Rachel Nichols and ESPN reporter Michelle Beadle will not be covering the boxing event that many are calling the “fight of the century.” Nichols revealed on Saturday that Mayweather’s camp has blocked media credentials for both her and Beadle and banned them from his fight against…Read More

Anyone catch the video game competition on ESPN2?

If you were looking to catch a late-night airing of SportsCenter on ESPN2 Sunday night, you were out of luck. But if you wanted to see gamers battling it out in “Heroes of the Storm,” the World Wide Leader had you covered. ESPN2 showed live coverage of college students playing the popular multiplayer online battle…Read More

Scott Van Pelt throws epic shade at Colin Cowherd over John Wall

Someone might have to arrest Scott Van Pelt for committing ESPN-on-ESPN crime Tuesday night. Van Pelt, who is a Maryland native and huge fan of the area’s local sports teams, was rightfully impressed with John Wall’s incredible performance in a 117-106 win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoff series…Read More

ESPN employees reportedly want Britt McHenry fired

ESPN announced on Thursday that Britt McHenry has been suspended for one week after a video of her berating a tow truck company employee went viral. Many have criticzed the network for essentially giving McHenry a slap on the wrist, and some of her coworkers apparently want her fired. TMZ claims to have spoken with…Read More

Britt McHenry apologizes in statement for berating attendant

Britt McHenry addressed the video of her berating a tow truck company cashier in a statement issued via Twitter Thursday and apologized for her actions. “In an intense and stressful moment, I allowed my emotions to get the best of me and said some insulting and regrettable things,” the ESPN reporter said in a statement….Read More

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