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New Syracuse AD Needs To Address Attendance Issues

Last week Mike Tirico said on ESPN radio that he wants Syracuse’s next athletic director to make the Orange football program the best in the northeast. That certainly tops the wish list of every Syracuse fan, but in the short term that’s a long shot. Whoever replaces Daryl Gross should initially try to fix Syracuse’s attendance problem. Fans only really come out in large numbers...
Via Orange Fizz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Expect: Northwestern

Indiana begins postseason play on Thursday evening in the Big Ten tournament at the United Center. The seventh-seeded Hoosiers will open against Northwestern. The Wildcats won the only regular season meeting between the teams, 72-65, on Feb. 25 in Evanston.  The game will be broadcast at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPN with Mike Tirico, Dan […] The post What to Expect: Northwestern appeared...
Via Inside the Hall
18 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Expect: Iowa

Indiana returns to Assembly Hall on Tuesday evening following a split of a two-game roadtrip that included a win at Rutgers and a loss at Northwestern. The Hoosiers will host Iowa, which is 19-10 overall and 10-6 in Big Ten play. The game will be broadcast on ESPN at 7 p.m. with Mike Tirico and Dan […] The post What to Expect: Iowa appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers...
Via Inside the Hall
27 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Safety Eric Weddle Yelling at ESPN's Mike Tirico During Pro Bowl Practice

Reporters are not always very popular among football players. The players know that reporters have a job to do as well, but that does not mean they have to like what some of them do or say. It also doesn't mean they have to make things easy on them either.During practice for the Pro Bowl, Chargers safety Eric Weddle spied ESPN's Mike Tirico conducting an interview and thought he...
Via FatManWriting
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Tirico Raps Like Drake Then Immediately Regrets It

ESPN’s Mike Tirico pulled a quick one on the listeners of the Raptors-Nets Game 7 game on Sunday, rapping about Toronto’s Global Ambassador, Drake. Going with Drake’s “last name ever, first name greatest” line form Drake’s song Forever, Tirico threw out a “Last name Graham, first name Aubry. Drake is the name the kids call me.” The post Mike Tirico Raps Like Drake...
Via Diehardsport
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Mike Tirico raps Drake’s name

Drake’s beloved Toronto Raptors fell at home in Game 7 to the Brooklyn Nets 104-103.  Don’t feel so bad for him, because Drake can now root on his beloved Miami heat against the Brooklyn Nets in Round 2 of the NBA Playoffs. ESPN’s cameras naturally found their way to the world renowned singer, and Mike Tirico had some fun with it. This is now the only acceptable way to show...
Via Awful Announcing
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Mike Tirico Raps About Drake During Raptors-Nets Game 7

The dueling fan-bases of the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets, highlighted by their rap superstar fans—Drake for Toronto and Jay Z for Brooklyn—has been one of the biggest talking points in the hotly contested seven game first round series. While we weren’t lucky enough to catch Mike Tirico throw down any bars from 99 Problems or Izzo during the games at Barclays Center, he...
Via College Spun
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tirico drops Drake joke during Raptors-Nets game 7

It seems that everyone these days wants to talk about Toronto Raptors global ambassador Drake and during today’s game seven ESPN telecast, Mike Tirico tried to drop a funny drake reference. Mike decided to parody Drake’s first line from “Forever” by calling him by his birth name, Aubrey Graham. Sadly for Mr. Tirico, the joke didn’t go well and he immediately regretted over...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Damian Lillard’s Three Sends Portland To The Second Round

We’ll be collecting other calls of this ridiculous game ending shot as we can find them. Below Mike Tirico with a pretty stellar call of Lillard’s buzzer beating series ending shot.  Below the local Portland radio call featuring Brian Wheeler (good to start 1:02 in).The local Portland television call (hoping for a better version, turning up audio suggested) .
Via Awful Announcing
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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