Category: ESPN

Brent Musburger’s Comments During National Championship Game Give Jenn Sterger Flashbacks

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

If there was anyone in the world who knew what Katherine Webb was going through Monday night and on into the week, it was Jenn Sterger. Musburger made waves by drooling over Webb, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, during the BCS Championship Game. Sterger found herself in a ...

John Hollinger Gives Up Writing Columns to Join Memphis Grizzlies’ Front Office

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

I think you've got to give the Memphis Grizzlies some props for thinking a little bit outside the box. The team went out and hired former ESPN columnist John Hollinger as its new vice president of basketball operations. It's a new-school move, as Hollinger was knowing for his Player Efficiency ...

Christian Ponder Insists Girlfriend, Samantha Steele, Isn’t Affecting His Play

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

The Minnesota Vikings are sliding after a red-hot start, and their young quarterback has been a big reason for the drop-off. Christian Ponder is once again taking heat for his play, after it seemed he was turning a corner to start his second season, and now -- despite the fact ...

Erin Andrews Shifts Gears, Leaves ESPN for Fox Sports

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Sports fans will get their first chance to see Erin Andrews on Fox this week as she makes her debut during the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Andrews, who had been a mainstay on ESPN for the better part of a decade, made the change when her contract with the ...

Urban Meyer On his New Role and the Recruiting Challenges (or Lack Thereof) at Ohio State

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Urban Meyer is back, and he's in charge of a football program trying to break from turmoil after being slapped with a one-year ban for violating NCAA rules under former coach Jim Tressel. On the same day that his six-year contract became official, new Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer joined ...

Ron Jaworski on Losing Monday Night Football Spot: “They’re Paying Me a Lot of Money, So I Can’t Argue With That”

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Whenever you hear of someone being pulled from a show, particularly one as big as Monday Night Football, speculation and rumors run rampant. It was certainly a bit of a surprise when ESPN announced that Ron Jaworski would not return to the MNF team in 2012, particularly because Jaws' colleagues ...

New Boston Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine: “The two-year contract is funny because I would’ve taken a multi-day contract.”

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Some folks are making a big deal about the fact that Bobby Valentine signed just a two-year contract to take over as the new manager of the Boston Red Sox. Valentine doesn't see any issue. In fact, he says he would have taken a multi-day contract just to manage the ...

Chris Spielman, ESPN Enter “Uncharted Territory” in Covering Penn State-Nebraska

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

The Penn State scandal and Joe Paterno's firing have rocked college football and will continue to be the major story for some time. That said, on Saturday, there's still a game to be played as the Nittany Lions host the Nebraska Cornhuskers. And someone has the dubious distinction of having ...

Pat Forde Unsure of ESPN’s Exact Influence Over NCAA Conference Realignment, but is sure How he Feels About State of College Sports

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Pat Forde, formerly a college football columnist for ESPN, made his debut with Yahoo! Sports on Tuesday. It certainly created some buzz in on the media front as he seemed to do a whirlwind tour of interviews across the country. Forde was inevitably asked about ESPN and whether or not ...

USC Quarterback Matt Barkley Prepares for Battle Against Stanford, Not Andrew Luck

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Matt Barkley certainly doesn't mind the extra attention. The USC quarterback is used to it by now. He simply thinks it's funny that this weekend's Pac-12 duel between the Trojans and the Stanford Cardinal is being billed as a game between he and Andrew Luck -- a pair of the ...