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Three Huge Names Comedy Central Wanted For ‘The Daily Show’
Bill Simmons of ESPN fame shared some rumors about potential hosts that Comedy Central considered when looking for Jon Stewart’s replacement. Heard Comedy Central pursued 3 big-ass names for Daily Show: Poehler, Louis CK, Schumer. Went 0 for 3. Young/cheap/upside was smart audible. — B…
Will Football Exist in Five Years? [AUDIO]
With all of the controversy going on in the world of football recently, I sat down for a conversation with Gregg Easterbrook of ESPN.com, a guy who knows his stuff. Among other things, we talk about Roger Goodell as a commissioner, whether colleges should have athletics, and the future of profe…
Metallica Bloopers From ESPN Shoot
Recently Metallica filmed a hilarious commercial for the folks over at ESPN. The spot was funny but the out takes might be funnier. Check it out while we wait for a new Metallica album which is due out sometime in 2015. Subscribe to WRRV on Youtube
Metallica Needs Work, Hire Them
Metallica is at a loss for things to do since the retirement of Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera. They are sitting around waiting for someone to hire them. Here’s proof. At least that’s what ESPN is implying with its new “SportsCenter” ad. The 30-second spot shows ba…
I Dozed Through a Yankee Game, Now I Want $10 Million
A man who attended a Yankees/Red Sox game fell asleep on ESPN. Now he wants cash. Sure, why not? Andrew Rector was apparently so damaged by his dozing image being shown on national television that he feels $10,000,000 would be fair compensation. Yup, a guy who was pointed out as a sleeper by basebal…
The FCC Got a LOT of Complaints About Michael Sam
When Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in this year’s NFL Draft, he made history by being the first openly gay player to be drafted into professional sports in America. He also made a lot of people mad. When he did so, he celebrated the way most people do: kissing someone he […
The Best End to an Interview Ever
Shawne Merriman, former NFL star linebacker, went on ESPN 2 to promote an event for his charity that fights homelessness. And then decided he was done with the interview and left. This is awesome. See, Bomani Jones and Dan LeBatard are taken aback and have no idea what to do. They were probably told…