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By Robert Littal On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Stop Blaming 1st Take For Everything That is Wrong in Sports Media

When I was a kid I use to love Scooby-Doo. They had several different variations of Scooby-Doo cartoons, but probably the one I like the best was “A Pup Named Scooby-Doo”. It was just the younger version More...

By Robert Littal On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Stephen A. Apologizes But Still Says Women Shouldn’t Provoke Men

Watch the video first…… Then here is exactly what Stephen A. Smith said on Twitter after hearing the backlash from Michelle Beadle and others. This will be a long tweeted message, folks. So please More...

By Robert Littal On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Stephen A. Says Women Shouldn’t Provoke Men into Violence (Video)

It was a very long winded, poorly worded rant by Stephen A. Smith. In fact, Cari Champion summed up what I believe Stephen A. was trying to say in one sentence. ALL VIOLENCE IS BAD. Stephen A. took two minutes More...

By Robert Littal On Friday, June 7th, 2013

Chad Johnson Looking For One More Chance in the NFL (Video)

When you are an active player and you are also famous off the field that’s great, but when you are at the end of your career (or the beginning in Tebow’s case) that fame can scare teams away. Such is More...

By Robert Littal On Monday, May 20th, 2013

Stephen A. Smith Says He’s Depressed & Can’t Sleep Because of Knicks

This is all part of the show. Everyone once in a while, I will give you a little background on how reporters and media try to play fans like a fiddle. Stephen A. gets super dramatic about the Knicks on Twitter, More...

By Robert Littal On Friday, March 8th, 2013

Richard Sherman to Skip Bayless on 1st Take: “You’re Ignorant, Pompous & Egotistical”

I know what you are thinking. Richard Sherman just ethered Skip Bayless on 1st Take and you are partially right, but you are missing the bigger picture. This is what Skip Bayless wants. because 1st Take is nothing More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Skip Bayless: “You Don’t Think D Wade Has Made Gabby say WOW a Couple Times?”

Embrace the Debate!! The interesting thing about this, is that ESPN makes a point to let everyone know, they are supposedly a higher level of journalism. They stress they are not just above bloggers and online More...

By Robert Littal On Friday, January 25th, 2013

ESPN 1st Take Debates Could Tebow Have Led 49ers to Super Bowl; This Really Happened

This screenshot came across my Twitter TL courtesy of @NFLDraftScout and just confirms I made the right decision when I stopped watching 1st Take many months ago. I don’t begrudge anyone who watches the More...

By Robert Littal On Thursday, December 20th, 2012

ESPN Suspends Rob Parker For 30 Days For Calling RG3 “Cornball Brother”

You saw this coming after Parker’s weak apology yesterday. You don’t apologize when they fire you, you apologize as a part of the punishment they are handing out to you. http://twitter.com/richarddeitsch/statuses/281831847472820225 To More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Rob Parker Apologizes For Calling RG3 a “Cornball Brother”, But Why It Isn’t Enough

My daughter apologizes a lot. When she doesn’t clean up her room, when she forgets to put her dishes in the sink, when she leaves her Barbies on the floor and etc, etc. One day, I asked her why was she apologizing, More...

By Robert Littal On Monday, December 17th, 2012

ESPN Employees Don’t Want to Be Lumped In With 1st Take Clown Act

Richard Deitsch of SI.com does an excellent job in breaking down why the Rob Parker situation isn’t as much about Parker than it is culture at ESPN. There is a disconnect between the people at ESPN who are More...

By Robert Littal On Friday, December 14th, 2012

Rob Parker Said The Barbershop Upset Kevin Durant Compared Himself to Larry Bird (Video)

What Barbershop does Rob Parker and Skip Bayless go to? I am really curious because I have been going to barbershops every couple of weeks of my life since I can remember and I have heard all type of crazy sports More...

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