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Alex Reimer
May 22, 2018 - 1:04 pm
In an error-filled segment, “Fox & Friends” hosts bemoaned the National Association of Black Journalists’ decision to name Jemele Hill “Journalist of the Year," crying about how journalism used to be about objectivity and facts. In related news, irony is dead. Guest Lawrence Jones, editor-in-...
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Lucy Burdge
May 15, 2018 - 10:59 am
For better or worse, you’ll be seeing more of Alex Rodriguez on your television. ESPN is giving Rodriguez his own four-part interview series called Pivot with Alex Rodriguez, it was announced Tuesday. The show will feature Rodriguez conducting one-on-one interviews with current or former athletes...
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Alex Reimer
May 11, 2018 - 9:39 am
Sean McDonough didn’t shy away from criticizing NFL referees during “Monday Night Football” when they screwed up. His replacement, Joe Tessitore, says he won’t be following suit. In a conference call Thursday, Tessitore said he wants the broadcast to emanate positivity. “I’m big into no complaining...
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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
May 09, 2018 - 4:53 pm
ESPN’s 6:00 p.m. edition of “SportsCenter” has new permanent anchors. Bristol veterans Sage Steele and Kevin Negandhi have been tapped for the role, per the Athletic’s Richard Deitsch . One of the WorldWide Leader’s signature studio properties has been without set hosts since “SC6” was cancelled in...
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Alex Reimer
May 09, 2018 - 12:50 pm
ESPN’s public editor wrote roughly one article per month. With output like that, it’s not surprising the WorldWide Leader has decided to discontinue the position. On Wednesday, ESPN announced it would not hire a new public editor. Jim Brady, who most recently occupied the job, wrote his last column...
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Lucy Burdge
May 09, 2018 - 8:03 am
Welcome to Wednesday’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 . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Cleveland at Milwaukee, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: LA Angels at Colorado, 4 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at NY...
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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
May 08, 2018 - 2:26 pm
Katie Nolan’s responsibilities at ESPN include hosting “SportsCenter” SnapChats and a weekly podcast. For that, she’s reportedly getting paid more than $1 million per year, two sources tell the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand . ESPN announced last week Nolan will host her own weekly late-night...
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Alex Reimer
May 07, 2018 - 1:44 pm
ESPN originally pursued Peyton Manning to join its revamped “Monday Night Football” announce team. The WorldWide Leader wound up settling on two analysts with far less name recognition. It was reported over the weekend that former LSU standout Booger McFarland, who's recently appeared on the lowly...
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Lucy Burdge
May 07, 2018 - 7:50 am
Welcome to Monday’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 . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Minnesota at St. Louis, 8:10 p.m. (ESPN) MLB: Houston at Oakland, 11 p.m. (MLB Network) NBA: Boston at Philadelphia, 6...
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Kirby Lee-USA Today Sports
Alex Reimer
May 03, 2018 - 1:14 pm
The ratings for “SportsCenter” declined immediately when Jemele Hill and Michael Smith took over the anchor desk for the 6:00 p.m. edition in February 2017. And now, roughly two months after the official cancellation of “SC6,” ratings are back up. In a press release about Stephen A. Smith’s role...
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