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Zach Lowe ESPN Archive

I don’t think anyone has a higher approval rating in his or her respective field than ESPN Senior Writer Zach Lowe. Simply put, he’s the most respected journalist covering the NBA right now. 1,927 more words

Sports

ESPN Unveils New Social-Media Guidelines for Staff After Jemele Hill Controversy

ESPN, beset for months over conflicts sparked by its on-air staffers’ social-media comments on political and cultural issues, unveiled new policies aimed at tamping down future outbreaks. 427 more words

News

The Bill Simmons-John Skipper "Face/Off" Reboot Would be Quite Compelling

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Bill Simmons and his podcasting All-Stars over at The Ringer recently did their first Rewatchables episode in front of a live audience. 191 more words

ESPN

Bill Simmons Ripped Jon Gruden and Has a Patronizing Name for ESPN Suits Who Like Him

Bill Simmons’ NFL column includes a special shout-out to ESPN personality Jon Gruden this week. Simmons went on a short tangent while praising Tony Romo to bash Gruden for his bland commentary and probably excellent hand-shake-fulness. 356 more words

NFL

Dan Le Batard: ESPN Management Has Theories About "Only Child Syndrome"

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Corrections and clarifications: A previous version of this story misstated that Keith Olbermann is an only child.

Dan Le Batard passed along a theory today from the “highest levels” of ESPN management that it tends to be children without siblings who find themselves embattled at the company. 458 more words

Media Gossip/Musings

How To Make Podcasts Profitable

It’s been about ten years since smartphones, iTunes and the popularity of yakking personalities like Ricky Gervais, Bill Simmons, and Adam Corolla turned podcasting into a mainstream activity. 886 more words

Popular Culture

Top Ten Tuesday - Holy Cross Takeover

Ooooooh, you guys!  Loomis gave me the Top 10 Tuesday all to myself this week!  In honor of feeling all the feelings for fall, I’m Top 10-ing about one of my fave places to head to in the fall:  Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.   235 more words