Tag: ESPN

The Atlantic’s Jemele Hill Is Done Educating Racists Who Refuse To Study History

[embedded content] Share This Video On this week’s episode of People’s Party With Talib Kweli, sports journalist Jemele Hill went deep discussing sports, black entrepreneurship, and race, but it was her frustrations with willful ignorance that caught this writer’s ear. While discussing how debates with conservatives in good faith were getting harder to come by […]

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ESPN Has ‘No Plans’ To Put LaVar Ball On TV Anymore After His Latest ‘First Take’ Appearance

Getty Image LaVar Ball was once a ubiquitous presence on ESPN’s airwaves as he drove the hype machine for his oldest son, Lonzo, heading into the 2017 NBA Draft. Ball ultimately got his wish as Lonzo was drafted by the Lakers, but a combination of Lonzo’s uneven play and LeBron James coming in to cast […]

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Eagles May Have Ripped Off Carson Wentz in New Contract

Getty Carson Wentz signed a four-year extension with the Eagles. When the news of Carson Wentz’s contract first leaked, the numbers seemed staggering: $128 million over four years, with $107 million in guaranteed money. Welcome to the multi-millionaires’ club, buddy. But as details continue to emerge, it looks like the Eagles got the better of […]

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They Knew Stephen Curry When. His N.B.A. Evolution Has Them Asking ‘How?’

Will Archambault and Max Paulhus Gosselin certainly are not the first N.B.A. broadcast commentators to marvel at the play of Stephen Curry. As analysts for R.D.S., essentially a smaller, French version of ESPN based in Canada, they have called Curry’s last two N.B.A. finals runs together from a studio in Montreal. But this pair of […]

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Oh the Stories Hubie Brown Can Tell, About the N.B.A. and More

TORONTO — “Too casual, too casual, dribble the ball! Draymond Green is unhappy with himself, and he should be.” Hubie Brown, the analyst for ESPN Radio, leaned forward at his courtside table and talked into his microphone about the Golden State Warriors, who are playing a championship series with the Toronto Raptors. Brown’s standards are […]

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Adam Silver Joked The Lakers Have Their Own TV Channel: ‘It’s Called ESPN’

Getty Image The NBA Finals will tip off tonight in Toronto as the Raptors make their first ever appearance against the Warriors, who are seeking a three-peat in their fifth consecutive trip to the championship series. It’s been nearly a full week without playoff basketball and the return of actual NBA games is a welcome […]

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