Turns Out That Extremely Stereotypical Ad Campaign That ESPN Wanted To Do Was No Hoax

11/14/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Yesterday we mentioned briefly that the plans for a future ad campaign for ESPN had allegedly been leaked out that sought to depict crude stereotyp...

Rome Lost His First "Smack Off" Against Jim Everett

10/14/08 in Media   |   Jubanator14   |   367 respect

Jim Rome celebrates his 44th birthday today. So what better way to celebrate with him, then to reach into the FanIQ video vault and relive ...

Carrie Milbank Is Ready To Challenge Erin Andrews

10/8/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Look out Erin Andrews, Carrie Milbank is coming for you. [SI Extra Mustard] Are the Tampa Bay Rays bad for baseball? Only if you're an idiot spo...

Al Michaels Used To Defend Criminal Scumbags In Hawaii

9/22/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Every so often, people find things on the internet that pretty much comes out of left field. This would be one of those things. Wh...

There's A Big Storm On Its Way...BOOYAH!

9/20/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

A huge hat tip to AJ at Deadspin for originally finding this video and Awful Announcing for uploading it. This is definitely the perfect ...

Will Versus Ever Gain Ground On ESPN, Or Is It Doomed To The Fringes?

9/10/08 in Media   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Versus as a network is usually greeted with derision by most sports fans. The most popular to describe the network these days is "joke."...

Sarah Palin's Boom Goes The Dynamite Moment

8/30/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

McCain's VP choice was, admittedly, somewhat odd. Seeing as I oftentimes forget Alaska is a state, and so do most Americans, Palin isn't e...

Erin Andrews In 2020!

8/29/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

McCain's VP choice was apparently the first Erin Andrews. Well, not really. [Fanhouse] Mike Conley Jr.'s dad (who was a triple jump gold medalis...

The Sun-Times Sure Seems To Miss Mariotti

8/28/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

As most of you know, longtime hated sports columnist Jay Mariotti resigned from the Chicago Sun-Times yesterday. Some people were wondering h...

Hey, At Least Boston Didn't Win Another Trophy

7/28/08 in Media   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

Who's Now? ... TitleTown USA. I'm afraid to guess what brilliant fill-the-gap-before-football programming the suits in Bristol will dream up next...

Good Morning, Here's Erin Andrews And Her Tongue

7/11/08 in Media   |   CriticalFanatic   |   respect

TGIF and also thanks to whoever snapped this timely photo of Erin Andrews rocking out at ESPN's Titletown (even worse than Who's Now) show in G...

Joe Morgan: Fact Checker Extraordinaire

6/24/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Joe Morgan, master of subjective trivia, is once again doing stupid things. As some of you may know, Morgan has a tendency to - how do I say ...

Why Am I Not Shocked To Hear Olbermann Had A "Contentious" Career At ESPN?

6/18/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

I took the time yesterday to poke fun at Keith Olbermann for forgetting who Chauncey Billups played for, so this seems more than appropriate. ...

Joe Morgan: Master Of Subjective Trivia

6/11/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Most of you are probably well aware that Joe Morgan is not exactly a well liked sports announcer. In fact, he's so disliked, there are we...

Newspaper Officially Gives Up; Runs Hot Fan Contest

6/6/08 in Media   |   100%InjuryRate   |   1283 respect

Here on the blog, we occasionally run cheerleader posts or that "who's the hottest fan?" junk. That's fine for us to do, after all, we'...