ESPN’s Paul Finebaum Takes A Shot At Some Of The Florida State Media, Calls Them “Lowest Common Denominator”

Florida State’s football program and those associated with it have been somewhat under fire in recent days. On Tuesday, ESPN’s Michelle Beadle took a shot at the Seminoles, calling FSU fans on Twitter “filth.” That same day, former FSU coach Bobby Bowden referred to Jameis Winston as “an embarrassment to the university.”  And, today, ESPN’s Paul Finebaum took a shot...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Van Pelt Signs Extension with ESPN, Plans to Leave Radio to Become Host of New Midnight SportsCenter

In an announcement that almost makes it worth staying up extra late on a school night, the best—if not biggest—news to come out of ESPN’s Upfront is that Scott Van Pelt has re-upped his deal with the Worldwide Leader, pegged as the new host of a midnight rendition of SportsCenter. To the ESPN MediaZone! The midnight show will feature Van Pelt’s outgoing and authoritative...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Michelle Beadle Calls FSU Fans On Twitter “Filth”

Florida State has one of the most boisterous fan bases on social media, and often times, Seminoles supporters can go overboard in showing their support for their program. As a result, the group, known as #FSUTwitter, has made a number of enemies. ESPN personality Michelle Beadle is right at the top of the list – mostly because of her response to how FSU fans have dealt with the...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bridgeport Bluefish handing out Michelled Beadle paper face fans

The Bridgeport Bluefish will be hosting “Michelle Beadle Appreciation Night” on June 1st against our very own Somerset Patriots. The team implores you, "Come help the Bluefish show our appreciation for everyone's favorite sports reporter, Michelle Beadle of ESPN. The first 500 fans to the Ballpark will receive a Michelle Beadle paper face fan."Follow us on Twitter for exclusive...
Via Bob's Blitz
10 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s biggest stars have found a mixed bag of success outside Bristol

As Bill Simmons is now a lame duck at ESPN, he will join a whole host of people who have left the Worldwide Leader. Some have had varying success outside of Bucolic Bristol, CT while others have struggled. The sports media landscape is filled with people who have worked at ESPN and left. In the case of Michelle Beadle, Keith Olbermann and Jason Whitlock, they got to return to the...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle on credential controversy: ‘Given a pass to leave an event that already had me feeling uneasy’

Michelle Beadle weighed in on her perspective of what happened via TwitLonger. Some excerpts: I have to believe that my outspoken stance had something to do with my credential being pulled for the fight. Either that, or the world’s most uncanny coincidence occurred resulting in pulled credentials for at least 3 other members of the media (who also happened to speak out about DV...
Via Sherman Report
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Between The Ropes: WWE Raw Recap May 4, 2015, Payback and Michelle Beadle Reaction

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman recap the May 4, 2015 edition of WWE Raw including Sami Zayn making his debut in his hometown of Montreal against John Cena, the upcoming Payback PPV now having a Fatal 4-Way in the main event with Dean Ambrose being included, Thew New Day actually clapping their way to the top and more. Plus, they talk about ESPN anchor Michelle Beadle turning in...
Via Between The Ropes
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle Issues Statement on Floyd Mayweather Situation

Michelle Beadle is never one to bite her tongue.  The SportsNation host had a situation involving her credential to the Floyd Mayweather...
Via Athlon Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Personality Michelle Beadle Explains Why She Turned in Her WWE “Fan Card”

Michelle Beadle has never been one to not express her feelings, even if it rocks the boat with her co-workers.  The ESPN personality made waves again this past weekend when she announced on Twitter that she was turning in her WWE “fan card” following Triple H’s public support praising of Floyd Mayweather — who has been convicted of domestic abuse and accused multiple other...
Via Between The Ropes
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nichols-Beadle controversy: Media needs to think about boycott

Ed Note: The following appears courtesy our friends at the National Sports Journalism Center. In 1999, Ed Hinton of Sports Illustrated was denied a credential to cover the Indianapolis 500. The Indy Racing League was upset after Hinton wrote an article critical of racing safety. The IRL’s decision created a firestorm, given Hinton’s stature as one of the top auto racing writers...
Via Awful Announcing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle says she’s no longer a WWE fan because of support for Floyd Mayweather

Michelle Beadle is one of the biggest celebrity WWE fans there is. Correction: Michelle Beadle was one of the biggest celebrity WWE fans there was. Beadle tweeted over the weekend that she was giving up on WWE because of the company’s support of Floyd Mayweather.  The ESPN SportsNation host has been exceedingly critical of Mayweather and his domestic violence past in the last...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle Publicly Criticizes Triple H for Supporting Floyd Mayweather

In case you missed it… there was a major prize fight last night. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather finally duked it out to see who really is the best boxer of this generation. But what was so interesting about the build wasn’t the fight itself – it was all the drama surrounding it. And in the middle of all that drama was Michelle Beadle, who just fired resounding shots...
Via Between The Ropes
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rachel Nichols turns down Mayweather-Pacquiao credential after being banned from fight

Turner Sports reporter Rachel Nichols will not cover Saturday night’s Mayweather-Pacquiao fight after all. After a saga that began when Nichols and ESPN/HBO’s Michelle Beadle tweeted that they were being banned from covering the bout, Nichols released a statement that contradicted the explanation given by Mayweather’s camp: Have had a bunch of folks asking questions about...
Via Awful Announcing
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle on Floyd Mayweather credential ban: They’re lying

Michelle Beadle and Rachel Nichols made headlines Saturday for saying they had been denied credentials for the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight, something Mayweather’s promoters have denied. “There are emails,” Beadle said to Sports Illustrated. “They lie. It’s their job. But I was banned.” Nichols later said on Twitter that while she received media access...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweets lead to woman beater Mayweather allowing Michelle Beadle to be credentialed but...

Follow along you idiots who buy this punk's fights. I, along with @Rachel__Nichols, have been banned from the MGM Grand Arena for the fight tonight by the Mayweather camp. #TheFightGame— Michelle Beadle (@MichelleDBeadle) May 2, 2015 No fight for me or @MichelleDBeadle. Mayweather's team told my producer the camp was blocking my credential. https://t.co/JTjjXadPp8— Rachel Nichols...
Via Bob's Blitz
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayweather “bans” Rachel Nichols and Michelle Beadle from tonight’s fight

Probably one of the biggest sporting events of the century will be without two of the sports worlds most notable journalists tonight. It’s been reported that ESPN’s Michelle Beadle and CNN’s Rachel Nichols have had their media credentials revoked for the Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao tonight from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. No fight for me […]
Via The Majors National
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rachel Nichols and Michelle Beadle banned from Mayweather-Pacquiao fight by Mayweather camp

Floyd Mayweather’s not going to win any more fans for this move.  The morning of the Mayweather-Pacquaio fight two prominent sports media personalities – Michelle Beadle of ESPN and Rachel Nichols of Turner Sports – said they were banned from attending tonight’s fight in Las Vegas. I, along with @Rachel__Nichols, have been banned from the MGM Grand Arena for the fight...
Via Awful Announcing
20 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s dalliance with video games flopped in the ratings department

ESPN2 televising video games created quite the social media frenzy on Sunday night.  The network televised Heroes of the Dorm as Arizona State and California faced off in competitive video games, or eSports.  Even Bill Walton tweeted about the thrilling action from the conference of champions. Heroes of the Dorm – I have never been so proud. Go Pac12, no truck stops here. Just...
Via Awful Announcing
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago radio host Dan Bernstein says he enjoys reporter’s “giant boobs,” Katie Nolan, Michelle Beadle and NABJ fire back

A pair of Chicago radio hosts from 670 AM The Score, Dan Bernstein and Matt Spiegel, showed off some impressive sexism and unprofessionalism on Twitter Wednesday night, turning a conversation about CSN Chicago reporter Aiyana Cristal’s work into one about her breasts. Here are the key tweets in question, @MattSpiegel670 I have no rooting interest in her work, but enjoy her giant...
Via Awful Announcing
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN coverage signals WWE’s continued push into mainstream sports

ESPN broke a major news story yesterday.  It wasn’t in the NFL.  It wasn’t in the NBA.  It wasn’t in college basketball.  Really, it wasn’t in any traditional sport whatsoever.  No, the biggest story ESPN broke on March 24th, 2015 was a WWE story. WWE World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar announced on SportsCenter that he would be re-signing with the professional wrestling...
Via Awful Announcing
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Only Browns fans can quiet the rage monster

Did you hate the Cleveland Browns’ logo unveiling? Did you find it uninspiring? You’re certainly not alone. Tuesday, on Facebook and Twitter and pretty much everywhere else I looked, the Cleveland Browns were the butt of jokes and memes and bits. Even Michelle Beadle got a few jabs in on ESPN’s on SportsNation. The world sat at a virtual table with a sheet of paper in front...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN Host Exposes Sex Offender With Incriminating Tweet

For those of you that don’t know, things get wild on Twitter. Outside of the fake accounts left and right, lots of people use it as a gateway to bash their favorite media personalities. Enter Michelle Beadle and Molly Knight from ESPN. Beadle is a host on ESPN SportsNation. Knight is a writer for ESPN the Magazine. As the nation prepares to watch Oregon take on Florida State in...
Via Sports Mockery
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle Calls Out #FSUTwitter Member For Being A Sex Offender

Michelle Beadle went hard in the paint after one member of #FSUTwitter, presumably exposing him as a molester following an ugly exchange.
Via Gamedayr
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle goes nuclear on Twitter troll

Female sportswriters and broadcasters have to deal with a lot of crap on Twitter. The comments that roll in every time they say anything are pretty gross, and things that trolls would never say to their faces. Former ESPN columnist Molly Knight tweeted out an example of the abuse, which came in response to a seemingly innocuous tweet about the Florida State-Oregon game this week...
Via Awful Announcing
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michelle Beadle calls out Twitter troll for being registered sex offender

Michelle Beadle played the ultimate trump card on a Twitter troll and embarrassed the person enough to the point he deleted his Twitter account. A guy named David Cochran who has a history of tweeting out nasty remarks towards sports media members went overboard Monday with a tweet directed at female sportswriter Molly Knight. Knight...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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