The Mashup

USA Today Sports
October 23, 2017 - 4:23 pm
RIP ESPN-Barstool partnership, Oct. 13, 2017 - Oct. 23, 2017. The sports network announced Monday afternoon that it is canceling the show "Barstool Van Talk," hosted by PFT Commenter and Big Cat, after just one episode. The show had been announced on Friday, Oct. 13 and premiered last Tuesday. The...
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Alex Reimer
October 23, 2017 - 9:45 am
Embattled ESPN host Jemele Hill will return to “SC6” Monday after serving a two-week suspension for violating the network’s social media policy. While other in sports media have sprung to Hill’s defense –– including yours truly –– she says she understands why ESPN sidelined her. In an interview...
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October 20, 2017 - 6:32 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to Annika Sorenstam? Big East media day signals the unofficial start, at least from this point of view, to the college basketball season. Not to rain on the A-10, Ivy or Northeast’s parade around here, but anytime you can get guys...
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Alex Reimer
October 20, 2017 - 11:56 am
Aaron Hernandez corresponded with many pen pals while he was incarcerated –– even getting flirty with his female writing buddies. In one letter , which was leaked in February 2016, the disgraced ex-tight end slammed Robert Kraft for being “non loyal.” One of the earliest letters Hernandez wrote is...
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Lucy Burdge
October 20, 2017 - 11:02 am
Illinois native Jimmy Garoppolo experienced a bit of a culture shock upon moving to Massachusetts after the Patriots selected him in the 2014 NFL Draft. In a video tweeted by the Patriots on Thursday, Garoppolo said his first trip to Dunkin’ Donuts was not a smooth one. From @LouMalnatis to @...
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Alex Reimer
October 20, 2017 - 10:08 am
Former Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner is becoming a regular presence on TMZ. That’s rarely a good thing. The celebrity gossip website reports the NFL veteran was arrested in Los Angeles in May for cocaine possession. Browner was taken into custody May 25 for possession of a controlled...
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