Tag Archives: espn

  • Bill Simmons Is a Big Baby (Video)

    Bill Simmons Is a Big Baby (Video)

    I like Bill Simmons. He’s a good writer, and Grantland is pretty great. That being said, he can be a bit of a baby sometimes, and last night was one of those times. During ESPN’s post-game wrap-up of Game 4 of the NBA Finals, it took a pretty long time for moderator Sage Steele to […]

  • Meet Jacob Williamson, the Most Over-the-Top Spelling Bee Kid Ever (Videos)

    Meet Jacob Williamson, the Most Over-the-Top Spelling Bee Kid Ever (Videos)

    Normally the kids you see competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee are freakishly composed mini adults who wear sensible shoes and have 401 Ks. Jacob Williamson is not one of these kids. The 15-year-old from Cape Corporal, Florida, has absolutely no control over his emotions, and during the final round of the National Spelling Bee yesterday […]

  • 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, […]