OTHER SPORTS RUMORS & GOSSIP
As many of you know, I filmed an episode of “Sports Jeopardy!” back in may. I wrote about the experience here on LBS and said at the time that I wasn’t able to reveal any details from the show. Well, now that the show has finally aired, it’s time for you to watch and see...Read More
ESPN has issued a statement in response to a report saying they have censored Keith Olbermann’s commentary on his ESPN TV show “Olbermann.” In their response, ESPN PR says Olbermann has never been told any topic is off limits or that he has to dial down his commentary in order to be re-signed by the...Read More
While there are lots of potential landing spots for Bill Simmons, there hasn’t been much talk yet about which companies have actually made solid pitches to him. It looks like HBO has entered that camp, though, and it sounds like acquiring Simmons might be a big part of the network’s strategy going forward. Lacey Rose of The Hollywood Reporter wrote a big cover story on...
Good grief, Charlie Brown.
Everyone’s lovable loser is coming to the big screen this November, as “The Peanuts Movie” will offer a new take on the timeless comic strip.
It’s no secret Charlie Brown wasn’t exactly the best athlete in the original comics. (We wouldn’t choose him for a game-winning field goal kick, especially if Lucy is the holder.) So will Charlie finally...
By Vincent Frank
Jurassic World starring Chris Pratt has been all the buzz in recent days. The latest venture in the movie franchise premiered in theaters on Friday and from most accounts, it’s expected to be one of the the summer’s bigger blockbuster flicks.
Who wouldn’t want to spend two hours watching dinosaurs rap apart human flesh on a grand scale? It sure the heck...
Before ESPN’s The Undefeated site on race and culture even officially launched, it’s separated from the man the site was supposed to be based around. That would be long-time controversial figure Jason Whitlock, who was at the center of the plan for the site, but whose management practices were soundly destroyed in a 10,000-word April Deadspin feature from Greg Howard entitled...
Shortly after Bruce Jenner unveiled her new identity and introduced herself to the world as Caitlyn Jenner, ESPN announced that it would be presenting the Olympic gold medalist with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs in July. Bob Costas thinks that is a shame. During an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on...Read More
Ohio State quarterback and Cleveland native Cardale Jones threw out the first pitch before last night’s Indians game. As you might expect, his offering was a bit different than the lollipop tosses that typically serve as first pitches.
After a big ovation from the Cleveland crowd, here’s what Cardale Jones delivered. pic.twitter.com/buOwouBoDq
— Austin Ward (@AWardESPN...
Former ESPN personality Bill Simmons is rumored to be partnering with Jon Stewart, former host of The Daily Show, on a new project.
The jury reached a sentencing verdict for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Friday afternoon on whether he should be sentenced to life in prison without parole or to death.
After roughly 14 hours of deliberation, the 12-person jury has sentenced Tsarnaev to death. The verdict came on the second full day of deliberations.
Tsarnaev was convicted last month of all 30...
It’s been seven days since John Skipper channeled his inner Donald Trump (or Vince McMahon as the case may be) and told the world that he no longer required the services of Bill Simmons. While we still don’t know what the immediate future holds for the two sides as what remains of Simmons’ ESPN career hangs in limbo, we can look back at how we got to this point.
Netflix has been somewhat of a trendsetter in the entertainment industry in recent years, grabbing stars like Kevin Spacey and picking up network castoffs like Arrested Development.
The site may now be looking into building its brand in the sports world.
Ted Sarandos, head of content acquisition for the company, has addressed the potential of expanding into the live sports market...
Talk about cutting corners.
Kendall Schler was stripped of her GO! St. Louis Marathon victory Wednesday after race officials determined she never actually ran the race. The 26-year-old is thought to have entered the course sometime after the final checkpoint and ahead of the lead bicycle escort, crossing the finish line at the 2:50:30 mark.
Andrea Karl, a Washington University...
Mo'Ne Davis' forgiveness of a college baseball player for a tasteless tweet doesn't mean that a woman's worth should ever be compromised. Ever.
The post Be Careful How Loudly You Cheer On Mo’ne Davis’ Olive Branch appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
The 10 strangest, lamest and least intimidating pro sports team names.
2014 was a banner year for the anti-sportsmen. Roger Goodell, Donald Sterling, Ray Rice, Luis Suarez and others displayed the opposite of sportsmanlike behavior
The post TSFJ’s 6 Anti-Sportsmen Of 2014 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
This GoPro video of Felix Baumgartner's record space jump is both terrifying and awe-inspiring. It's the best eight minutes you'll spend all day.
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