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Alex Reimer
December 18, 2018 - 10:19 am
ESPN’s rocky “Monday Night Football” crew is expected to return next season, and perhaps for many years after that. The Athletic’s Lindsay Jones spent a weekend in Seattle with the much-maligned broadcast team, prior to last Monday’s dreadful Vikings-Seahawks matchup. The game was bereft of offense...
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Alex Reimer
December 17, 2018 - 1:32 pm
Max Kellerman now says he never thought Tom Brady was never going to actually “fall off the cliff” and be a “bum in short order.” We've been lied to. On “First Take” Monday, Kellerman said Brady is no longer a top-10 quarterback in the NFL. That’s the kind of incisive analysis we expect from our...
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Alex Reimer
December 13, 2018 - 6:32 pm
On “First Take” Thursday, Stephen A. Smith said three players who aren’t currently active for the Chargers and Chiefs will have an impact in tonight’s game. Tedy Bruschi reacted like somebody belched in his face. Smith started off his diatribe about the big Thursday night contest with a reminder to...
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Alex Reimer
December 13, 2018 - 1:01 pm
The Boston Globe reported this week WEEI was thinking about making the Red Sox radio broadcasts sound more like a sports talk radio show in the wake of Tim Neverett’s departure. At the risk of coming off like a company stooge, allow me to clear up some misconceptions. To start, WEEI is not changing...
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Alex Reimer
December 13, 2018 - 9:54 am
With the Steelers in the midst of another late-season collapse, there is a building movement in Pittsburgh to can head coach Mike Tomlin. Radio host and columnist Mark Madden is leading the charge, writing this week it’s time for the organization to think about moving on, despite Tomlin’s exemplary...
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Alex Reimer
December 11, 2018 - 1:07 pm
Jess Mendoza’s presence on ESPN is only going to increase. The WorldWide Leader announced Tuesday it has re-signed Mendoza to a multi-year extension to remain on “Sunday Night Baseball.” In addition, Mendoza will make more studio appearances across ESPN’s various platforms. "Being in New York for...
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Alex Reimer
December 11, 2018 - 9:47 am
When Celtics fans showered Gordon Hayward with an ovation two years ago, ESPN commentator Bomani Jones insinuated it was because the star forward is white. “ YOU KNOW , AND I KNOW , WHY CELTICS FANS WERE CHEERING GORDON HAYWARD,” Jones shrieked . “Is there another arena in the whole country that...
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Red Sox celebrate walkoff win
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Alex Reimer
December 10, 2018 - 1:52 pm
This is the greatest day of Gerry Callahan’s life –– well, besides Donald J. Trump’s inauguration. ESPN announced Monday it is moving “Sunday Night Baseball” up one hour this season, meaning games will start shortly after 7 p.m. That means Callahan will likely have to wait until October for...
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Alex Reimer
December 07, 2018 - 11:12 am
It’s been nearly one year since ESPN’s new management decided to cancel “SC6” and once again make the sports network’s marquee program more highlight-based. Ratings have only increased since then. The Washington Post recently published a feature story about ESPN’s effort to Make “SportsCenter”...
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Alex Reimer
December 06, 2018 - 11:12 am
The sycophantic NFL media covers the issue of domestic violence better than it once did. When Ray Rice was first suspended for two games, Adam Schefter said his sources were wondering whether commissioner Roger Goodell was “ lenient enough ” with the running back who knocked out his fiancee in an...
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