ESPN

May 08, 2015 - 8:38 am
[caption id="attachment_34653" align="alignright" width="150"] Bill Simmons[/caption] Bill Simmons, one of the most recognizable names in the world of sports media, will be parting ways with ESPN after he was not able to agree to a contract extension with the company. "I've decided that I'm not...
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January 04, 2015 - 5:22 am
ESPN announced Sunday morning that longtime anchor Stuart Scott has died at the age of 49. Scott had been battling cancer. He leaves behind two daughters, Taelor (19) and Syndni (15). Scott worked at ESPN for the past 22 years, having previously worked in South Carolina, North Carolina and Florida...
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Mike Petraglia
October 01, 2014 - 8:53 am
FOXBORO -- Questions about the Patriots' organizational depth and quality are now being directed at Tom Brady . Brady was asked Wednesday during his 10-minute press conference if he thinks the issues with the struggling offense are correctable based on the talent around him. "I hope they're...
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Mike Petraglia
April 21, 2014 - 12:30 pm
There's very little that can truly scare Mike Napoli . Sleeping on the bottom bunk of bed that has a grown man and starting pitcher on top qualifies. Monday was one of those truly bizarre days at Fenway, thanks to the unkind schedule-maker and MLB that had the Red Sox play a nationally televised...
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October 22, 2013 - 7:08 am
ESPN's Adam Schefter joined Dennis & Callahan on Tuesday morning to discuss the Patriots' Week 7 loss to the Jets, as well as other news from around the NFL. Sunday's game ended in controversy, as the Patriots were called for breaking the NFL's new "pushing rule" while Jets kicker Nick Folk...
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October 03, 2013 - 2:32 pm
A new book written by ESPN investigative reporters allege that the NFL waged a campaign for over two decades intent on refuting evidence and research that proved that there was a connection between playing football and brain damage. The book, titled "League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the...
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May 16, 2012 - 11:06 am
Laurie Fine , the wife of former Syracuse basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine , announced Wednesday morning that she has filed a federal libel lawsuit against ESPN for the network'€™s reports claiming she was aware of child molestation accusations against her husband. "I'm here today as a...
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WEEI
October 06, 2011 - 6:48 am
ESPN announced Thursday that it will no longer use Hank Williams Jr. 's "All My Rowdy Friends" song as the opener to "Monday Night Football" after 22 seasons. The network pulled the song Monday after Williams made comments earlier in the day comparing Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and calling the...
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September 09, 2011 - 3:35 am
Welcome to Friday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY FRIDAY: MLB: Red Sox at Rays, 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI) SATURDAY: MLB: Red Sox at Rays, 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI) MLS: FC Dallas at...
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August 02, 2011 - 10:16 am
In an effort to replace the NFL's complex, 38-year-old quarterback rating system, ESPN plans to unveil its new Total Quarterback Rating during a TV special this Friday night. In the current quarterback rating system, 158.3 is a perfect score. The new model plans to make 100 a perfect rating, and 50...
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