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  • Drake Will Host This Year’s ESPY Awards

    Drake Will Host This Year’s ESPY Awards

    The ESPY gods have sent their proclamation down through the heavens and into the ears of their mortal prophets, and this year’s ESPY Awards host has been chosen.  It’s Drake, who has been making waves in the sports world recently, and now he’ll get to show off his good-natured ribbing skills at the awards. The announcement […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 7th) — NCAA Selection Sunday

    This Day In Sports History (March 7th) — NCAA Selection Sunday

    It was on this day in 1982 that the NCAA Tournament Selection, also known as Selection Sunday, was first broadcast on live television.  Since then, a live broadcast of the event, which takes place the weekend before the tournament begins, has been used to inform each school of whether they have made it into the […]

  • ESPN’s Sports Science Compares LeBron James and Kevin Durant (Video)

    ESPN’s Sports Science Compares LeBron James and Kevin Durant (Video)

    If you compare Kevin Durant and LeBron James according to their careers up until this point, you’d have to give the edge to James’ four MVPs, two NBA titles, and two NBA Finals MVPs. As for those who choose to compare the two according to their performances during their latest meeting last night in Miami, […]

  • Here’s Bubba Watson Playing Mini Golf on His Private Plane (Video)

    Here’s Bubba Watson Playing Mini Golf on His Private Plane (Video)

    Normally, the slowest time of year for sports news is early- to mid-July. Football, basketball, and hockey are all done, leaving just baseball, tennis, and golf. And then baseball goes and takes a week off for the All-Star break leaving us with pretty much nothing. That’s why ESPN holds the ESPYs in July—they had to […]

  • Brent Musburger Can’t Remember His Name During BCS Title Game (Video)

    Brent Musburger Can’t Remember His Name During BCS Title Game (Video)

    Much like the Florida State Seminoles, who only scored three points in the opening 28 minutes, ESPN commentator Brent Musburger also had a slow start to his 2014 BCS National Championship Game, as the 74-year-old couldn’t quite remember what his own name was during his opening segment of the broadcast. Check it out: If only […]

  • Mike Ditka Fell Asleep During ‘NFL Sunday Countdown’ (Video)

    Mike Ditka Fell Asleep During ‘NFL Sunday Countdown’ (Video)

    What’s the mark of a true TV veteran? There are probably several, but if one is being able to doze off during the high-pressure situation of live television, you can consider Mike Ditka a lifer after he fell asleep on the air during Sunday’s episode of ESPN’s NFL Sunday Countdown. The impressive snooze happened following a […]