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.
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.
“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.”
Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask has joined CBS Sports as an analyst on the network’s new four hour NFL pre-game show.
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.
Former New York Jets coach and defensive specialist Eric Mangini has been hired by the 49ers as an offensive consultant.
NBA reporter Chris Broussard said on the air that Jason Collins was “walking in open rebellion to God” by living as a gay man.
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 […]
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 […]
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