Category: Media

Deadspin’s Tim Burke Breaks Down His Reporting of the Manti Te’o Story

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Unless you've been in a coma the last 24 hours, you're aware that SRI's friends over at Deadspin rocked the sports world and made Lance Armstrong's week with a jaw-dropping story Wednesday exposing Manti Te'o's dead girlfriend as a fake. Just how did the story come to be? One of ...

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 ...

Hurdler LoLo Jones Scoffs At Her Critics, Looks Ahead to Rio

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Everywhere you turned during the Olympics, it seemed like there was a heartwarming story. That's what we've come to expect in the media during the patriotic sporting event. But that certainly wasn't the case for USA hurdler LoLo Jones, who heard criticism from plenty of folks, from writers to her ...

Michael Vick Defends Dynasty Comments, Issues Notice That He Won’t Discuss His Past Anymore

Monday, July 30th, 2012

The Philadelphia Eagles were criticized a year ago when Vince Young dubbed the group the Dream Team. The criticism only got worse as the Eagles got off to a miserably slow start, then closed out their season with four consecutive victories just to finish 8-8, missing out on the playoffs. Eagles ...

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 ...

Bo Ryan Believes the Jared Uthoff Transfer Situation Was the Opposite of a PR Nightmare

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Bo Ryan's last week could have gone better. The Wisconsin coach went under the microscope for a situation involving the transfer of his former player, Jared Uthoff. Initially it came out that Ryan was blocking all Big Ten and ACC schools, as well as Iowa State and Marquette, from Uthoff's ...

Aaron Rodgers Steps Into the Broadcast Booth, If Only For One Game

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

I can't say that I listened to Aaron Rodgers the whole time that he was on NBC's broadcast of the Super Bowl on Sunday, but from the parts that I heard, I found him to be pretty entertaining. Others who watched more closely seem to agree that he did a ...

Justin Bieber Makes Sure Everyone Knows He’s Not a Bandwagon Fan

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Well, this is a first for me, and something I never really thought I'd find myself typing: Justin Bieber is making what I believe is his Sports Radio Interviews debut. And let me tell you, he was all about talking sports. Mike Missanelli did his best to get Bieber, one of ...

Bruce Feldman on ESPN: “If you’re not part of agenda and you’re a problem for them, you can’t exist in that world”

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

On the eve of college football kicking off it’s only fitting that we hear from one of the best college football scribes in the business. It’s Bruce Feldman. I’m sure by now everyone has heard or read about what happened between him and ESPN that led to him moving on. ...

Yahoo! Investigative Reporter Charles Robinson on Jason Whitlock: “He is a Coward, and I have no Problem Saying That.”

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

You'll all remember Yahoo! investigative reporter Charles Robinson as the man who penned the story surrounding the Miami Hurricanes and booster Nevin Shapiro. Robinson didn't stumble upon the salacious, scandalous story by accident either; he spent the better part of a year talking with Shapiro, obtaining federal documents, corroborating stories ...