The NFL will replace the traditional Roman numerals with numbers for Super Bowl 50, scheduled for Feb. 7, 2016, in San Francisco.
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The NBA’s current TV contract expires in two years, and as the only major sports league or property whose rights become available before 2020, the league is about to score a big-time payday.
There is growing speculation — or perhaps a better word is hope — that Iger, Disney’s current chairman and CEO, will extend his contract and remain with the company past the June 30, 2016, date currently set for him to retire.
“If I put anyone in harm’s way, I apologize,” a tearful Rodman tells ESPN.
The Mendota football team out of California is being featured on ESPN’s Outside the Lines for its unique story and transformational coach.
In the statement, the network said it would “use the constructive feedback” it has received when covering “sensitive topics.”
“You are one of the great quarterbacks playing the game today and you’ve had a lot of success and yet you have done it all without a mustache … you look like a succulent baby lamb.”
How one college student’s sign made him a small Bitcoin fortune.
To some, he’s an endlessly illuminating source of sports-business infotainment, a self-styled reporter for the social media age; to others, he is the embodiment of corporate greed and cultural ruin. How did a nebbishy theater major from Long Island transform himself into sports media’s biggest lightning rod?
Plus a recipe to make your own Breaking Bad-themed candy, an ESPN sportscaster takes a nap on-air, and the worst TV series finales ever.
Internet interest in twerking reached a peak Tuesday, and by Thursday the words “twerk” or “twerking” were used on television more than a thousand times in a day. Congratulations, you made it through peak twerk.
DraftStreet, the fantasy sports website that allows for daily and weekly instead of full-season play, will bring 40 players to Las Vegas to compete in a tournament with a $1 million grand prize, the largest single guaranteed award in fantasy sports history.
After 16 years, the proto-sports desk anchor for a generation of fans is back home. Why the pairing might actually work out this time.
Bear in mind this has nothing to do with how well they hosted the show.
Proposals for the best ad series ever.
Olbermann plans to return to ESPN after a 16 years hiatus from the network. He will be free to discuss matters other than sports, including pop culture and current events, but not politics, according to The New York Times.
Agnieszka Radwanska claimed she is not ashamed of Jesus. But her Catholic youth group is ashamed of her.
Where the original 30 for 30 fell short, ESPN’s new Nine for IX documentary series makes good.
Every once in a while a story comes along that moves you beyond words. This is one of those stories.
It’s not entirely clear what it has to do with sports or why it’s up at this particular moment. But it WILL make you very emotional!
The out WNBA star opened up to ESPN about being a gay female athlete, and the misconceptions others may have about her.
The worldwide leader in gas.
A burning question that someone apparently has.
It must’ve taken him at LEAST ten minutes to finish this “poem.”
Chris Broussard’s public history of couching intolerance against gays as part of his religious beliefs goes back several years.
Updated with ESPN’s statement of “regret” that the basketball analyst’s opinions about gay people were a “distraction,” and with Broussard’s statement.
ESPN basketball analyst Chris Broussard called being gay an “open rebellion to God” during the network’s special report on Jason Collins coming out today.
Bob Ley throwing some punches here.