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Kevin Durant vs Stephen A. Smith – ESPN is the Only Winner

Posted on 6 Oct, 2015, by in NBA

From the whole Kevin Durant vs Stephen A. Smith media feud, ESPN are the big winners. And also the NBA. Which makes Durant the only one not coming out looking too well from this completely avoidable situation, stirring up some needless preseason drama. More

ESPN Bashing Both the New England Patriots & NFL for Once

Posted on 9 Sep, 2015, by in NFL

The conflict of interests has often made ESPN choose sides in the ongoing battle between the NFL and one of its teams, the New England Patriots, but its latest magazine article covering Spygate, Deflategate and everything in between, the biggest and most influential sports media outlet doesn’t pick a side. More

On Bill Simmons Losing His ESPN Job and the Difficulty in Supporting Him

Posted on 12 May, 2015, by in Miscellaneous

While Bill Simmons started out as the casual fan getting a voice through a huge sports media mogul, he has turned into part of the machine, like it or not. He has always been on a collision course with his employers at ESPN, but the timing of everything makes it difficult to feel sorry for him. More

Texas Longhorns – Best Coaching Job in College Football, According to ESPN

Posted on 1 Mar, 2015, by in NFL

A very interesting project at ESPN ranked the 65 power conference programs by the attractivity of the head coaching job. The “winners”? Texas, despite their lack of success, followed by Alabama, USC, Ohio State and surprisingly, Florida. More

NFL Greed Knows No Boundaries

Posted on 27 Jan, 2015, by in NFL

Two recent stories – one regarding the docked pay of Brent Grimes for going to visit his sick wife instead of practicing for the Pro Bowl and the other suggesting the NFL is trying to expand its playoff at the expense of college football tells us what we already know: Roger Goodell is running the most disgustingly greedy sports league in the world. More

ESPN Deciding Not to Decide in Chad Ford Mock Draft Changes

Posted on 26 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

For those who don’t like ESPN college basketball analyst Chad Ford, the reveal that someone (him, perhaps?) has been changing his old draft boards to seem more accurate after the fact was great news: finally a chance to show him for the terrible analyst he is and for the zero integrity he has. But despite the quite clear evidence, the network isn’t doing anything about it. More

15 Best Memes of ESPN Unhappy About No SEC Teams in the Championship Game

Posted on 2 Jan, 2015, by in NFL

The College Football world is both happy and shocked that no SEC team has made it to the national championship game. Well, except for Alabama fans, and ESPN, which means there are plenty of memes out there making fun of the conference-network relationship. More

ESPN Bashing Kobe Bryant: Carmelo Anthony Going Against the Grain

Posted on 27 Oct, 2014, by in NBA

Leading up to the 2014-2015 NBA season, ESPN have been bashing Kobe Bryant quite regularly, pointing on the blame on the decline of the franchise in recent years on his personality, playing style, ego, individual decline and his greed for big money when he doesn’t deserve it. It might all be true, but Carmelo Anthony is bucking the trend by speaking in favor of the Black Mamba. More

Denver Broncos are the Most Popular NFL Team According to a Meaningless Poll

Posted on 15 Oct, 2014, by in NFL

ESPN are often about the headline and not the substance of what happens below. So when a title suggests that the Denver Broncos are the new favorite team of fans in the United States according to a Harris poll, learning about the finer details suggests that this is more of a click-bait article and not any major shift in national preferences. More

ESPN Probably Inventing Stuff About Tom Brady & the New England Patriots

Posted on 5 Oct, 2014, by in NFL

The conditions to go at the New England Patriots are perfect, so ESPN don’t actually wait with their version of the falling empire, suggesting Tom Brady and the coaching staff aren’t exactly on good terms, even putting the quarterback’s future with the franchise in doubt. More