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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Articles tagged: Rick Reilly

Rick Reilly reuses line about rooting for the favorite

If you’re going to try impressing people with lines and jokes on Twitter, just make sure you’re always coming off with fresh material. Otherwise you risk getting exposed like Rick Reilly. The famed ESPN writer tweeted on Saturday to discourage people from rooting for Kentucky in the Final Four by comparing it to rooting for…Read More

Did Rick Reilly steal a joke from PFT Commenter?

Rick Reilly made a pretty clever joke about Peyton Manning on Twitter during Sunday’s Denver Broncos-Indianapolis Colts game, but was it original? The person who tweeted it just minutes before Reilly doesn’t seem to think so. At 5:54 p.m., the Twitter-famous @PFTCommenter cracked the following joke: Mannings so good at overthrows maybe we shoud send…Read More

Rick Reilly compares Martin Kaymer’s US Open dominance to Nazi Germany

ESPN is likely thrilled that Rick Reilly recently retired after the tweet the former columnist sent on Friday afternoon. Martin Kaymer dominated the US Open field on Thursday and Friday and is currently the tournament leader at 10-under heading into the weekend. Kaymer is from Germany. You can take it from there, Rick. Martin Kaymer v…Read More

Rick Reilly giving up ESPN column, will only do TV

Veteran sportswriter Rick Reilly has decided to give up his column on ESPN.com and will focus solely on TV work, ESPN announced on Wednesday. Reilly, 56, has been with ESPN since 2008. He came to the network after 23 years with Sports Illustrated, where he carved out a home as the back-page columnist. “I’ve been…Read More

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