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Super Bowl XLV

Bay Area Teams Shut Out From ESPN’s ‘Highest Paid Athlete’ List

ESPN the Magazine’s list of the 25 best-paid athletes in sports lists no Barry Zito, Barry Bonds or even a Buster Posey. As in previous years, many of the highly-compensated don’t even play one of the four major American sports. Eight of the top 25 income earners come from the worlds of boxing, soccer or Formula One.


Former head coach of the Oakland Raiders and now ESPN Monday Night Football Analyst Jon Gruden. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ex-Raiders Coach Gruden Now Satisfies Coaching Urges On TV

Seemingly every time an NFL or top college coaching job opens, the Jon Gruden rumors bubble up. Yet here he is starting his fifth season calling “Monday Night Football” games, under contract with ESPN through 2016.


Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers runs onto the field for their preseason NFL game against the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park on August 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NFL Analyst Jaworski Calls Kaepernick ‘One Of The Greatest QBs Ever’

“I truly believe Colin Kaepernick could be one of the greatest quarterbacks ever,” Ron Jaworski said Wednesday. “I love his skill set. I think the sky’s the limit.”


John Madden

Daily Madden: More NFL Pre-Game Talk On The Way

Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask has joined CBS Sports as an analyst on the network’s new four hour NFL pre-game show.


Sergio Romo #54 of the San Francisco Giants and Buster Posey #28 celebrate with their teammates after defeating the Detroit Tigers in the tenth inning to win Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SF Giants Nominated For Multiple ESPYs

After their 2012 World Series Championship, the San Francisco Giants and two key players on the team are among this year’s nominees for the ESPY Awards to be held July 17. In addition, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick – who led his team to a Super Bowl appearance – is also a nominee.


Eric Mangini. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The 49ers Look For Help On Offense From A Defensive Specialist

Former New York Jets coach and defensive specialist Eric Mangini has been hired by the 49ers as an offensive consultant.


Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics in a game against the Sacramento Kings on December 30, 2012 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

ESPN ‘Regrets’ Reporter Who Described Gay NBA Player As Sinner

NBA reporter Chris Broussard said on the air that Jason Collins was “walking in open rebellion to God” by living as a gay man.



TTYM: How Athletes Blow Their $ And Is Torri Hunter Bitter?

Torri Hunter answers the question “is he bitter about the Josh Hamilton Deal?”  An ESPN commentator takes things too far.  No, this time we really mean it.   And find out some of the ridiculous ways […]



TTYM: Stephen A. Smith Said What?? And People Like Mike Vick

Stephen, Please! ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith came under fire Thursday for using a racial slur on Thursday’s edition of First Take.  The comment happened during a discussion of whether or not Kobe Bryant will play in […]


Saint Mary's Gaels

Upcoming Gaels Game To Be Nationally Televised

The BracketBuster is a showcase for mid-majors, with the games televised on ESPN.