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Has Josh Giddey gotten a pass from the media because he’s white?
A former NFL star has attacked ESPN’s coverage of allegations against the player as showing racial bias. But the reality of the matter is far from black and white

Andrew Lawrence

01, Dec, 2023 @8:00 AM

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BS High: a fake football school and the devastating effects of a conman’s lies
In an age when many sports documentaries have become stylized PR, the story of an online school that turned out to be fake is a high mark for the genre

Andrew Lawrence

24, Aug, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Disney and ESPN bet big on entering gambling arena – but will they win?
The biggest name in US sports broadcasting has graduated from covering gambling to promoting it in an about-face for Bob Iger and a sign of turbulent times

Tom Dart

19, Aug, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Wembanyama’s rival and a team for Vegas: NBA summer league takeaways
The record crowds that flocked to Nevada were treated to lots more than the Victor Wembanyama Show. Our correspondent in the desert empties her notebook

Claire de Lune in Las Vegas

18, Jul, 2023 @11:20 AM

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ESPN lays off about 20 on-air talent as part of ‘cost savings’ by Disney
ESPN has reportedly laid off about 20 on-air personalities, including some of the network’s most well-known commentators, analysts and journalists

Guardian staff and agencies

30, Jun, 2023 @6:33 PM

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Jemele Hill: ‘I care and I’m passionate, but I’m not bothered by people’s opinions of me’
The ESPN alumna who took on Trump opens up about finding her voice and why attempting to keep sports separate from politics and culture is a fool’s errand

Merlisa Lawrence Corbett

21, Oct, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Bomani Jones to Mina Kimes: ranking the NFL’s best analysts
The NFL is perhaps the most scrutinized league in the world. But who gives the best analysis of what goes on with the teams and players?

Oliver Connolly

27, Jul, 2022 @3:00 AM

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Tennis Channel, NBC, Peacock? French Open TV mess leaves US fans adrift
Fifty-seven channels and nothing on? The splintering of French Open coverage in the United States has left many fans lost

Tim Joyce

02, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Inside the NBA: the sports gabfest that became late-night TV’s best show
As NBA coverage moves to ESPN for the finals starting Thursday night, it means the end of another season for TNT’s beloved and uproarious studio show

Andrew Lawrence

01, Jun, 2022 @6:17 PM

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‘JJ for president’: How Redick became LeBron and the NBA’s favorite pundit
The longtime NBA player has shined in his rookie year as a basketball analyst, but his viral takedown of Chris Russo this week on ESPN’s First Take showed what makes him special

Bryan Armen Graham

06, May, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Sage Steele sues ESPN after remarks on vaccine mandate and Obama’s race
ESPN anchor Sage Steele is suing the network after claiming it curtailed her right to free speech over remarks she made last year

Guardian sport

28, Apr, 2022 @11:43 AM

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Can the $100m duo of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman save ESPN’s Monday Night Football?
The broadcaster’s flagship show has had a rocky recent history. The company is looking for stability rather than fireworks from its new duo in the booth

Oliver Connolly

31, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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