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First Take Has Nothing On These Portuguese Soccer Pundits

First Take Has Nothing On These Portuguese Soccer Pundits

We might think America’s cadre of shouty TV sports agitators is particularly impressive in a dark and horrifying kind of way, but these two guys on Portugal’s Prolongamento seem like they could bury
An Ode To James Carville's Super Fucked-Up Glasses

An Ode To James Carville's Super Fucked-Up Glasses

This election has turned the country into a tar pit from which we will never escape, but it did give us one thing that has brought me great joy. That thing is political pundit James Carville’s
CBS's Brian Jones Rants Against Targeting Rule

CBS's Brian Jones Rants Against Targeting Rule

Brian Jones failed out of the NFL due to injury—he even filed, and lost, a lawsuit over it—but don’t tell him that the sport of football needs rules to protect players’ long-term health. The CBS
NFL Network Suspends Brian Baldinger Six Months For Promoting Bounties

NFL Network Suspends Brian Baldinger Six Months For Promoting Bounties

The NFL Network has suspended analyst and former NFL player Brian Baldinger six months without pay, Sporting News reports. On Friday Baldinger went on the radio with Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic,
Did Robert Caruso Con The Washington Press—Or Is That What The Russians Want You To Think?

Did Robert Caruso Con The Washington Press—Or Is That What The Russians Want You To Think?

How hard is it to con people in Washington, D.C.? Easier than you might think, considering it’s the place where things like nuclear war get decided. The national-security circuit in particular, with
Dallas Mavericks Revoke Credentials Of Two ESPN Reporters

Dallas Mavericks Revoke Credentials Of Two ESPN Reporters

The Dallas Mavericks revoked the season credentials of ESPN reporters Marc Stein and Tim MacMahon, according to multiple reports: Read more...
Mark Cuban: I Banned Those ESPN Reporters To Win The War Against Robots

Mark Cuban: I Banned Those ESPN Reporters To Win The War Against Robots

Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks pulled the credentials of experienced ESPN reporters Marc Stein and Tim MacMahon this weekend under mysterious circumstances. There was no obvious motive for the
"Boonus"

"Boonus"

Boomer’s struggling with the idioma local, it seems.Read more...
Woman Claims Fox Sports Arizona Broadcaster Melted Down Over Minor Car Accident

Woman Claims Fox Sports Arizona Broadcaster Melted Down Over Minor Car Accident

Fox Sports Arizona broadcaster Todd Walsh flipped out at a woman Wednesday after a car accident in Arizona and attacked her gender and race, according to .Read more...
Gus Johnson Calls Penn State Win "A Milestone In The Healing Process"

Gus Johnson Calls Penn State Win "A Milestone In The Healing Process"

As time expired on Penn State’s win over Wisconsin in tonight’s Big Ten championship game, Fox announcer Gus Johnson tried to capture the gravity of the moment—and the Nittany Lions’ first conference
How The Fuck High Was This New Yorker Guy When He Wrote This Star Wars Take?

How The Fuck High Was This New Yorker Guy When He Wrote This Star Wars Take?

Listen. I am not going to try to unpack and critique the bonkers Rogue One review published by the New Yorker’s Richard Brody today. I do not even know where to begin. I am just going to blockquote
How The Fuck High Was This New Yorker Guy When He Wrote This Star Wars Take?

How The Fuck High Was This New Yorker Guy When He Wrote This Star Wars Take?

Listen. I am not going to try to unpack and critique the bonkers Rogue One review published by the New Yorker’s Richard Brody today. I do not even know where to begin. I am just going to blockquote
The Worst American Sportswriting Of 2016

The Worst American Sportswriting Of 2016

There are plenty of lists out there compiling the year’s best sportswriting—try this one if you’re looking for some good holiday-weekend reading—and that’s as it should be, because there is a lot of
What The Hell, Bob Costas

What The Hell, Bob Costas

What... what are you talking about?Read more...
Brent Musburger Praises Joe Mixon, Then Gets Angry At People Who Were Mad He Praised Joe Mixon

Brent Musburger Praises Joe Mixon, Then Gets Angry At People Who Were Mad He Praised Joe Mixon

Early in tonight’s Sugar Bowl, Brent Musburger called Joe Mixon “one of the best” and said he hoped the Oklahoma running back, suspended a year for breaking four bones in a woman’s face, made it to
Things Are Bound To Get Uncomfortable When You Put Bobby Bowden On TV

Things Are Bound To Get Uncomfortable When You Put Bobby Bowden On TV

It’s probably not a great idea to put any 87-year-old former college football coach on live television, but it’s an even worse idea when the old-timer in question happens to be Bobby Bowden.Read
You Don't Have To Write This Shit If They're Not Paying You To

You Don't Have To Write This Shit If They're Not Paying You To

Over at Sports Illustrated, you can read an article about Tom Brady’s new line of sleepwear for A Company That Makes Stretchy Workout Stuff. The article contains the following lines: Read more...
The ESPN Voices Feed Really Is Something

The ESPN Voices Feed Really Is Something

ESPN threw Bill Walton onto its ESPN Voices feed of tonight’s national championship game, and the basketball legend—clad in an Uncle Sam costume—has spent the game asking basic questions about which
Some Quotes From Peter King's Chris Berman Retrospective, Paraphrased

Some Quotes From Peter King's Chris Berman Retrospective, Paraphrased

“What I believe may surprise his fans and his critics is that Boomer just about outworks everybody who people would consider his competition.” - Chris MortensenRead more...
Mike Francesa Interviews George Karl, Doesn't Seem To Know Who He Is

Mike Francesa Interviews George Karl, Doesn't Seem To Know Who He Is

George Karl, an angry dumpling who wrote a book, is still still on a press tour so that he can sell more copies of a book in which he talks a lot of shit about his former players. Yesterday, Karl’s PR