Bill Simmons is getting a jumpstart on the impending rivalry between ESPN and FOX Sports that is sure to heat up with the launch of the new FOX Sports 1 on Aug. 17.
Greatest hire ever or greatest hire ever?
Former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss is joining new sports TV network Fox Sports 1.
Former All-Pro defensive lineman Hugh Douglas has not appeared on ESPN’s “Numbers Never Lie” TV show this week in the wake of his alleged altercation with co-host Michael Smith.
Hugh Douglas and Michael Smith are hosts of ESPN’s “Numbers Never Lie” TV show, and the two got into a huge fight at a party in Orlando on Friday, The Big Lead reports.
Los Angeles Times sports section readers likely have noticed the lack of writing from T.J. Simers in recent weeks.
Political analyst and sports statistician Nate Silver will be leaving The New York Times for ESPN, The Times reported on Friday citing ESPN sources (which is just comical in itself).
Keith Olbermann will return to ESPN after a 16-year absence from the network to host a nightly one-hour talk show on ESPN2, the New York Times reports.
The beef between Bill Simmons and Doc Rivers continued on Friday, and Simmons got personal when he called the former Boston Celtics coach by his real name.