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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Articles tagged: espn

Full, unedited Dabo Swinney ESPN interview video

ESPN explained that a transmission error was to blame for the network cutting out of its postgame interview with Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney on Saturday night, so conspiracy theorists can cool their jets. Some thought ESPN might have cut out because they didn’t like his message about God, or maybe because he had cursed,…Read More

Bill Simmons rips ESPN some more: They did not support Grantland

Bill Simmons rolled out the first several episodes of his new podcast this week, and those who have wanted to hear his take on what went wrong with ESPN have not been disappointed. Simmons has already spent a significant amount of time bashing his former employer on “The Bill Simmons Podcast.” In Friday’s edition, he…Read More

ESPN to lay off 200-300 employees in coming months

One of the biggest media entities in sports is about to get a little smaller. ESPN will lay off 200-300 employees in the coming months, according to a report from The Big Lead. The report says ESPN has been instructed by parent company Disney to cut around $100 million from its 2016 budget and $250…Read More

ESPN apologizes for referencing false report about Patriots videotaping

ESPN apologized to the New England Patriots during an episode of SportsCenter early Thursday morning in the wake of multiple references to a false report. Over the past few weeks, more than one ESPN employee has brought up the 2008 report from the Boston Herald that claimed the Patriots filmed the St. Louis Rams’ walkthrough…Read More

Bob Costas rips ESPN for giving Caitlyn Jenner its courage award

Shortly after Bruce Jenner unveiled her new identity and introduced herself to the world as Caitlyn Jenner, ESPN announced that it would be presenting the Olympic gold medalist with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs in July. Bob Costas thinks that is a shame. During an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on…Read More

Jay Glazer calls ESPN ‘lying bastards’ for stealing Johnny Manziel report

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports was the first person to report that Johnny Manziel will start against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 15. Not surprisingly, ESPN was hesitant to acknowledge that. Shortly after Glazer tweeted that the Cleveland Browns have informed Manziel he is taking over for Brian Hoyer, ESPN coincidentally obtained the same information…Read More

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