NEW YORK (AP) — Home improvement maker Home Depot Inc. on Thursday apologized for a tweet that showed a picture of two African-American drummers with a person in a gorilla mask in between them and […]
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Magic Johnson won’t return to ESPN as an NBA studio analyst. The Hall of Famer says in a statement released by the network Thursday that because of his busy schedule, “I […]
NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco’s victory over Green Bay was the highest-rated and most-watched telecast of any kind since the Academy Awards in February, leading Fox to its best NFL opening week ever. Sunday’s […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Eminem made an unlikely and puzzling appearance on ESPN’s “Saturday Night Football” halftime show. The rap superstar, who has a new album out in the fall, appeared to promote his […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN ended its collaboration with PBS on an investigation of the NFL and players’ head injuries as public TV producers expressed surprise over the abrupt collapse of the 15-month partnership. ESPN […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Google has been holding talks with the National Football League, raising speculation that the internet monolith is seeking new inroads into television. Other tech companies like Apple are reportedly in talks […]
The NCAA is getting out of the memorabilia business. NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday it would stop the practice immediately after reports this week that team jerseys and other items linked to individual schools […]
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with internet entrepreneur Jake Winebaum, who currently serves as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Brighter.com, a simple, free alternative to dental insurance that makes quality dental care affordable. Prior to founding Brighter.com, he served as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Business.com, a leader in the online business-to-business commercial search space that has been recognized in the “Inc. 500″ and BtoB magazine’s “Media Power 50.” Winebaum sold the company to R.H. Donnelley in August 2007.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Keith Olbermann isn’t planning to talk politics on his new late-night sports show, although he will make an exception for a certain New York mayoral candidate. Asked about Anthony Weiner’s […]
The X Games are going from the glitz of Los Angeles to deep in the heart of Texas. Athletes with skateboards and motorcycles will be competing in the Texas capital after ESPN announced Wednesday that […]
NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN says that it regrets the “distraction” caused by one of its reporters who described Jason Collins as a sinner after the NBA center publicly revealed that he was gay.
Way back in the day, the NFL draft went 16 rounds. And they still got it done in one day. Now it’s seven rounds. And it takes three days. Blame ESPN. Hard to believe, but when they started televising the early rounds in the 8os, it was dismissed as a non-event.