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  1. ESPN Axes Around 100 Employees, On-air Talent IncludedThe worldwide leader is cutting jobs as it loses subscribers and pays more for broadcasting rights.
  2. How an ESPN TV and Radio Personality Gets Everything DoneOn making time to socialize in an always-packed schedule, fighting back against harassment, and knowing when to log out of Twitter.
  3. sports
    This ESPN Commentator Actually Addressed Violence Against Women“It’s not a mistake. It’s a choice.”
  4. close reads
    O.J.: Made in America Gives Us a Human Portrayal of Nicole BrownNicole Brown was a victim of murder. But in the ESPN O.J. Simpson documentary, she’s also a human being and a strong woman.
  5. let us compare
    FX’s O.J. v. ESPN’s O.J.: What’s the Difference?Yes, two of the best shows of this year are about O.J. Simpson, but they are not the same at all.
  6. roll call
    O.J.: Made in America: 9 Key Figures to Know in the ESPN DocumentaryThe who, when, and where are they now.
  7. q&a
    Doris Burke on Curry vs. LeBron and Sexism in SportsTalking to the NBA sideline reporter.
  8. vice
    Vice Partners With ESPN, or Maybe Just Gets Into Sports IronicallyVice Sports will start producing a new short-form series for ESPN.
  9. Modern Comedy Owes a Lot to Those ‘This Is SportsCenter’ Commercials Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve […]
  10. games
    ESPN’s Eight-Hour O.J. Documentary Is a MasterpieceO.J.: Made in America is going to blow your mind.
  11. the sports section
    ESPN Edits Bloody-Sock Game Out of DocumentarySaid Schilling on Twitter: “Hmm #integritymuch?
  12. espn would rather bay less
    Skip Bayless Is Leaving ESPN; Better Start Stockpiling Those Hot Takes NowThe Troll King will make his final First Take appearance in June.
  13. the sports section
    ESPN Fires Curt Schilling for ‘Unacceptable’ ConductA transphobic Facebook post was the last straw for the former Red Sox pitcher.
  14. the sports section
    If You Thought Bill Simmons Was Mad at ESPN Before, You Ain’t Seen Nothing YetHis site might have a “public editor” devoted to the network.
  15. the sports section
    Jason Pierre-Paul Suing ESPN and Adam SchefterSchefter tweeted an image of Pierre-Paul’s medical records days after the Giants defensive end injured his hand in a fireworks accident.
  16. the sports section
    Bill Simmons to Launch His Grantland Follow-up, the RingerAnother piece of his post-ESPN plans comes into focus.
  17. Randy and Jason Sklar Crack Jokes From the Cheap Seats Riffing, heckling, interrupting: whatever you want to call it, making fun of bad movies and TV shows is a time honored tradition shared by […]
  18. sports
    Lil Wayne Re-created Some Historic Sports CallsHis version of the Miracle on Ice would’ve been a little less enthusiastic.
  19. the sports guy
    Bill Simmons Signs With HBOHe’s taking his talents to premium cable.
  20. media
    Keith Olbermann and ESPN Break Up, Once AgainThe network reportedly wanted him to stop it with the commentaries.
  21. media
    Jason Whitlock and the Messy Saga of ESPN’s ‘Black Grantland’He has been fired from the website he was supposed to create. The fallout is revealing cracks in ESPN’s empire.
  22. thank you based god
    Lil B Went on ESPN to Let Everyone Know Who’s Cursed and Not CursedSorry, Kevin Durant.
  23. You’ve Reportedly Heard Your Last ‘B.S. Report’ EverSports Illustrated reports that Bill Simmons won’t appear on any ESPN platforms before his contract ends.
  24. media
    Bill Simmons Is Leaving ESPNESPN president announces, “I’ve decided that I’m not going to renew his contract.”
  25. famous teens
    We Have Found the Most Zen Teenager on the PlanetHow did Mo’ne Davis get so good at handling everything?
  26. ESPN Recruits Hannibal Buress as an NBA Reporter ESPN and Grantland sent Hannibal Buress to a Cavs/Pelicans game to try to report on unibrowed superstar Anthony Davis. Unfortunately, Davis […]
  27. football
    Get Ready for Snoop Dogg’s ESPN Docu-SeriesFeaturing his football player son.
  28. media
    Bill Simmons Is Now Beefing With His Fellow ESPN Stars in PublicA Twitter rant from the recently reinstated Grantland editor and columnist.
  29. media
    Bill Simmons Is Back. Here’s How He Spent His Suspension From ESPN.According to Instagram.
  30. media
    ESPN Sick of Simmons Signature Bad-Boy AttitudeThe network explains its punishment.
  31. the sports section
    ESPN Suspends Bill Simmons for Criticizing NFL Commissioner Roger GoodellIn ESPN’s defense, he dared them to do it.
  32. the sports section
    ESPN Sorry for Michael Sam Shower ReportAfter defending it yesterday.
  33. blowhards
    ESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith for a WeekESPN gives the First Take host seven days off.
  34. disgusting things
    Stephen A. Smith Mansplains Domestic Violence“Let’s make sure we don’t do anything to provoke wrong actions,” he said.
  35. quotables
    People Won’t Stop Body-Shaming ‘Chubby’ Athlete Athletes don’t always have six-packs.
  36. blog-stained wretches
    The All-New, Stat-Heavy FiveThirtyEight, by the NumbersNate Silver’s new mega-site is live. Time for first impressions!
  37. blog-stained wretches
    Nate Silver Interview: The New FiveThirtyEightThe site debuts on Monday, but the numbers whiz is only 75 percent ready.
  38. the sports section
    ESPN Columnist Mangled American Indian Father-in-Law’s Words on the RedskinsHe meant exactly the opposite.
  39. blog-stained wretches
    Nate Silver’s New FiveThirtyEight Wants to Hire More Nate SilversIn sports, politics, and economics.
  40. the sports section
    ‘Sensational’ Trailer Ended Frontline Partnership, Claims ESPNThe network’s president says it was the “catalyst” for their breakup.
  41. the sports section
    Report: ESPN Does NFL’s BiddingDid ESPN pull out of an unflattering documentary because the NFL wanted it to?
  42. 90s nostalgia
    Tonya Harding, Nancy Kerrigan Finally Getting ‘30 for 30’ DocWhyyyy, whhhhhyyyy.
  43. Nate Silver Didn’t Come Here to Make FriendsHe dismisses grumblings from former Times colleagues.
  44. blog-stained wretches
    What Made Nate Silver Leave the New York Times?The promise of airtime and a lot of editorial freedom, according to Politico.
  45. media
    Nate Silver Is Leaving the New York Times for ESPNWhere he’s expected to work with Keith Olbermann.
  46. cable-stained wretches
    Keith Olbermann Is Headed Back to ESPN, With a CaveatHe’s not allowed to talk politics.
  47. talking heads
    Keith Olbermann Might Go Back to ESPNFingers crossed!
  48. cover girls (and boys)
    WSJ. Magazine Can Put Old People on Their Covers, TooLike 77-year-old Woody Allen.
  49. spell check be damned
    The National Spelling Bee: Our 5 Fave SpellersMaybe a drinking game isn’t the best idea.
  50. cable-stained wretches
    Profitable ESPN Cites Higher Game Fees in Cutting 300-400 JobsThe network will lay some people off and leave some positions unfilled.
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