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MICHAEL WILBON RUMORS

Michael Wilbon: Patriots Should Lose Super Bowl Spot If Guilty In ‘DeflateGate’

There have been some scalding hot takes around the New England Patriots since Sunday, but Michael Wilbon’s might be hottest of all. The longtime journalist and co-host of ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption” suggested Monday that the Patriots should have to forfeit their spot in the Super Bowl if they’re found guilty of deflating footballs in the...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Olbermann on Stuart Scott’s professional courage; Wilbon on how Scott changed the game

I wanted to share a few more tributes to Stuart Scott. This Keith Olbermann clip actually has footage of Scott’s debut with the network in 1993. Michael Wilbon, writing at ESPN.com, recalls his old friend in a poignant piece. So here’s what Stuart Scott’s teammates could see that viewers couldn’t. They couldn’t see him suffer through a chemotherapy session at, say, 10...
Via Sherman Report
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Wilbon Calls Out D.C. Sports Fans For Not Attending Wizards Games

A few years back, the Washington Redskins weren’t the laughingstock of the Washington D.C. sports scene. It was the Washington Wizards. The comedic trio of JaVale McGee, Nick Young (pre-Swaggy P) and Andray Blatche was an 82-nights-a-year punch line that led to tickets going for less than a dollar on the secondary market and constant Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Wilbon Blast D.C. Fans For Not Supporting Wizards

Michael Wilbon might be on to something.  I’ve never understood how certain fan bases can clamor for decades about the lack of winning product, and then once that team becomes a championship contender, fans in that city still don’t have time to support a winner. The Washington Wizards are the craze of the NBA, but they seem to only get love from the fans of opposing cities...
Via Thacover2
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Legend Joins Northwestern Board of Trustees

ESPN legend and Chicago native Michael Wilbon was elected to Northwestern University’s Board of Trustees. Wilbon, who has been on ESPN television (primarily on “Pardon the Interruption” with Tony Kornheiser) since 2001, graduated from Northwestern in 1980. Wilbon has always supported the Wildcats despite his move to national prominence. The South Side native delivered Northwestern’s...
Via Sports Mockery
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Wilbon Rips Will Muschamp For Decision

Michael Wilbon ripped Will Muschamp on "Pardon The Interruption" for his recent decision on suspended players.
Via Gamedayr
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mr. Tony and Wilbon! to Remain With ESPN

Reported first by USA Today’s For the Win and officially announced by ESPN, Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon have signed multi-year contract extensions to remain as co-hosts of the venerable Pardon the Interruption. The show debuted in October 2001 and has helped to launch an afternoon block of talk programming on ESPN. In addition, it was a springboard for the debate format...
Via Fang's Bites
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon sign contract extensions with ESPN

It began in 2001. Since then, ESPN has built an entire afternoon block of original talk programming around Pardon the Interruption and has spread its debate format to other shows like Numbers Never Lie, Around the Horn, and of course, First Take. But the original has been PTI and its co-hosts, Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon. By taking the debates and discussions they had inside...
Via Awful Announcing
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

No interruptions: ESPN gives multi-year extensions to PTI’s Kornheiser and Wilbon

In an age with so much silliness, it’s always good to see a couple of smart, entertaining, and thought-provoking guys prevail. From ESPN: ******** Pardon the Interruption co-hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon, two of the most thoughtful and influential voices in sports media, have signed new multi-year extensions to remain with ESPN. The popular duo will continue to host PTI...
Via Sherman Report
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michael Wilbon uses N-word on air in response to possible NFL rule

(Credit: ESPN) ESPN personality Michael Wilbon, who co-hosts the popular show Pardon The Interruption, sounded off recently about the NFL possibly adding a new rule that would penalize players for using the N-word in the field of play. Wilbon is an outspoken critic of the proposed rule, and let everyone know about it. Via USA Today: “You’re gonna have a league with no black...
Via Sports-Kings
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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