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By Glenn Erby On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

ESPN’s John Saunders Offers To Pay For Eric Garner’s Tombstone

ESPN host John Saunders will reportedly cover the costs of a tombstone for Eric Garner, the New York Daily News is reporting. Saunders, the longtime host of “The Sports Reporters,” decided to make the gesture More...

By BSO Staff On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

NHRA Drag Racing Signs TV Deal With Fox Sports

  After announcing that they would end their television contract with ESPN, the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) reported that they had officially signed a television deal with FOX Sports. If you didn’t More...

By Natasha Paul On Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Keith Thurman Calls Out Mayweather After Win Over Luis Collazo

Luis Collazo appeared to have quit on the stool after a cut opened over his right eye in the 7th round. At the beginning of the 8th, Collazo told the referee he couldn’t see, and the fight was subsequently More...

By Kevin Kourafas On Friday, July 10th, 2015

ESPN Lost a Huge Amount of Subscribers Last Year

In most of America’s mind, ESPN is the reigning MVP of the sports world. Their name is synonymous with televised sports, and SportsCenter remains the epicenter to a proper American morning & night ritual. Despite More...

By BSO Staff On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Donald Trump on How He’s Still Pimpin ESPN and NASCAR

Donald Trump recently had events pulled from his clubs and resorts after saying very racist remarks, especially racist for someone who plans to run for president of the United States. Well seems like Trump doesn’t More...

By Glenn Erby On Monday, July 6th, 2015

ESPN Moving ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic from Trump National Golf Club

Donald Trump has lost another sponsorship opportunity, amid his racist comments. ESPN announced on Monday that it is moving its ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic from Trump National Golf Club to Pelican Hill Golf Club More...

By Glenn Erby On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

ESPN Denies Asking Olbermann to Stop Criticizing Godell

Keith Olbermann and is often times honest and opinionated — recipes for short stays with employers who have a bottom line, or millions to lose. With negotiations for a new deal coming up, The Hollywood Reporter More...

By Glenn Erby On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Jay Williams To Replace Bill Simmons On ESPN’s NBA Draft Coverage

The NBA Draft takes place this Thursday on ESPN, and a new face will be among the regulars on the NBA’s biggest night. According to SI’s Richard Deitsch, Jay Williams will take Bill Simmons’ spot at the More...

By Quierra Luck On Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Andrew Hawkins on ESPN’s Father Day Tweet Lacking Black Dads

Andrew Hawkins rarely shies away from speaking his mind when it concerns the lack of positive images of black men, especially in athletes. Today was no different. Father’s Day is meant to celebrate that great More...

By Glenn Erby On Friday, June 19th, 2015

Cari Champion Promoted to ‘SportsCenter’ Anchor

Cari Champion is making big moves — solo moves at that. Possibly tired of embracing debate with Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless — the co-host of the ESPN2’s “First Take” for two and a half years More...

By Kel Dansby On Friday, June 12th, 2015

Jason Whitlock Out as Head of ESPN Undefeated

Regardless of what some people may think, we were all rooting for Jason Whitlock’s Undefeated to succeed at ESPN. Media told through a minority perspective is something we strive to bring our audience here More...

By Candido Hernandez On Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Richard Sherman in Jurassic World Trailer (Video)

When stuck in Jurassic World there is one ally you never knew you needed. Finally, Jurassic World will meet…Richard Sherman. ESPN decided to insert Sherman into the trailer to give it some more oomph. Check More...

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