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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY
Alex Reimer
October 01, 2018 - 11:12 am
Over the summer, Jemele Hill talked about her desire to move on from sports and opine more frequently about social and political issues. “As much as I’d like to tell you about Golden State’s latest game or tell you about why Jacksonville can win the Super Bowl, some days I just didn’t give a s—...
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Aaron Halford
September 28, 2018 - 11:40 am
Despite adding All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins this offseason, the Golden State Warriors aren't taking their next championship for granted, and it sounds like they're expecting the Celtics to be their biggest challengers. Earlier this week, Klay Thompson called Boston "a team to reckon with." Now...
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Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
September 25, 2018 - 11:14 am
ESPN finds itself mired in another political controversy. On “Monday Night Football” last night, new color analyst Jason Witten was bemoaning the NFL’s new roughing the passer initiative, which resulted in four flags for QB hits during Steelers-Buccaneers. While Witten is far from the only person...
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Alex Reimer
September 24, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Four years ago, former ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer proclaimed the Patriots weren’t good anymore following their Week 4 loss to the Chiefs at Gillette Stadium in 2014, which resulted in Tom Brady getting pulled for then-rookie Jimmy Garoppolo. The Patriots, of course, wound up winning the Super Bowl,...
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Alex Reimer
September 14, 2018 - 2:41 pm
It is a sad day for us at WEEI. Jemele Hill confirmed Friday this is her last day at ESPN, which had been rumored for several weeks. "When I started at ESPN in 2006, I had no idea that such a wonderful journey would take place over the next 12 years,” Hill said in a tweet. “However, the time has...
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Alex Reimer
September 12, 2018 - 12:49 pm
The spat between Barstool Sports and ESPN's Sam Ponder over the cancellation of “Barstool Van Talk” is continuing into its second year. For those who have lives and don’t memorize these things, Barstool had a short-lived late-night talk show on ESPN last fall. It lasted one episode, seemingly due...
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Alex Reimer
September 11, 2018 - 10:58 am
Max Kellerman is the Master Troll. At one point, we have to just tip our caps and call him our daddy for continuing to be in our heads. In July 2016, Kellerman predicted Tom Brady was going to “fall off the cliff.” Since then, Brady has played in two Super Bowls, completed the greatest Super Bowl...
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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
September 10, 2018 - 9:02 am
Jess Mendoza has made many trips to Fenway Park during her time as lead analyst for “Sunday Night Baseball.” But apparently, she’s never stepped down from the broadcast booth into the seats. Early in Sunday night’s game between the Red Sox and Astros, the much-maligned commentator made perhaps her...
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Alex Reimer
September 07, 2018 - 10:23 am
One of the central themes of Mark Leibovich’s 350-page foray into the decadent world of professional football, “ Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times ,” is that oftentimes it takes an outsider to unmask the absurdity of a cultural institution that generates $14 billion annually in revenue. The...
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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY
Alex Reimer
September 04, 2018 - 3:12 pm
ESPN didn’t willingly cut ties with Jemele Hill. The WorldWide Leader tried to entice her to stick around, according to the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand . But the two sides couldn’t reach an agreement. Last month, ESPN bought out the final $6.25 million remaining on Hill’s contract over the next...
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