Tony Kornheiser is naming his D.C. bar after a ‘famous’ phrase he may (or may not) have made up

ESPN personality and former Washington Post columnist Tony Kornheiser is buying a Washington D.C. restaurant and bar called Chadwick’s, and he and his high-profile partners (including Gary Williams and Maury Povich) are giving it a new name. On Monday, Kornheiser used his podcast to announce that the bar will henceforth be know as “Chatter,” which beat out “Rewrite”...
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April 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Are Tony Kornheiser and Bram Weinstein right to bash Redskins over McCloughan quote?

The Washington Redskins have frequently taken criticism from media members, but that criticism’s gone to a whole new level in the wake of their firing of general manager Scot McCloughan last week. A quote from an anonymous “official with direct knowledge of the situation,” who told The Washington Post the firing came after McCloughan “showed up in the locker room drunk on...
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March 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Tony Kornheiser leaving ESPN 980 after 24 years

Tony Kornheiser is a Washington, D.C. sports journalism institution.But on Thursday, Red Zebra Broadcasting announced that Kornheiser is leaving ESPN 980, the AM radio
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June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Kornheiser asks Howard Fineman if Tea Party members are “like ISIS trying to establish a caliphate”

ESPN frequently talks about staying out of politics (see the nixing of then-presidential-candidate Obama as a B.S. Report guest, the suspension of Curt Schilling, and the recent cancellation of Andy Katz’s non-partisan Sirius XM political show after one week), but they keep getting dragged into the political arena anyway thanks to the comments of their employees. The latest to...
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October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Kornheiser makes appearance on “The Americans”

Tony Kornheiser is best known for his Washington Post columns, radio show and co-host role on Pardon The Interruption. On Wednesday, Kornheiser added to his IMDb resume when he made a cameo appearance on the FX hit, “The Americans,” per the Washington Post. WTH Kornheiser on The Americans? #jumpedtheshark? #orangeisnewspy? — Chick Hernandez (@CHICKatCSN...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Kornheiser makes cameo in FX hit series, ‘The Americans’ (video)

ESPN personality Tony Kornheiser of “Pardon the Interruption” fame landed a pretty sweet cameo in a hit television series, appearing in a scene of FX’s “The Americans” in an episode that premiered on Wednesday night. Kornheiser primarily serves as an extra, playing the role of a sports fan bellied up to a bar watching a...Read More The post Tony Kornheiser makes cameo in...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kornheiser on Ben Bradlee: King Arthur in the newroom; Wanted strong sports section for Post

The tributes are flowing in for Ben Bradlee, a journalism hero if ever there was one. While he always will be tied to Watergate, he also was an avid sports fan. He recognized the importance of building a strong sports section for the Washington Post. Under the direction of sports editor George Solomon, Bradlee’s Post sports sections excelled with writers such as Thomas Boswell...
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October 22, 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...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Kornheiser, Mike Wilbon rip Dan Le Batard for giving vote to Deadspin

You want to hear some grade-A level ESPN-on-ESPN crime? Take a listen to the audio above from Wednesday’s episode of “Pardon the Interruption.” Hosts Tony Kornheiser and Mike Wilbon ripped colleague Dan Le Batard to shreds for giving his Baseball Hall of Fame vote to Deadspin. They describe the move as ego-driven and ponder if […]
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Book Reviews: Penny Hardaway ‘On These Courts’

Last week on ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption,” Tony Kornheiser said about Derrick Rose and his most recent season-ending injury, “What if he’s Penny Hardaway?” And while the connotation was negative — as in, what if we are robbed of Derrick Rose’s immense talent due to injuries in the same way we were robbed of Penny’s greatness […]The post Book Reviews: Penny...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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