Common Clarifies Use Of The N-Word On ESPN

A touchy subject just gets touchy-er Common‘s been pretty tranquil on the music scene as of late, his last album, The Dreamer, The Believer, was released over two years ago in December of 2011. This year he announced his return to music, with the No I.D.-produced Nobody Smiling, and released his well-received Ab-Soul-featured single, “Made […]

ESPN 30 for 30 Short on Richard Jewell

With today marking the official open for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games and the controversy surrounding such, a brief stroll in history is appropriate. In the summer of 1996, the Olympic games were held in Atlanta. Nine days into the games, a pipe bomb in Centennial Olympic Park exploded, causing mass hysteria and horror; one hundred-eleven […]

Kanye West Announced As Headline Performer At 2014 Summer X Games

Yeezus, Kanye West, X Games, ESPN, Summer

Kanye West has been announced as the headlining performer for the 2014 Summer X Games in Austin, Texas. Among other headlining acts are Mac Miller, Dillon Francis, Mayer Hawthorne and Flaming Lips. The X Music event will take place at the Austin360 Amphitheater. The Chicago rapper is finishing up his Yeezus Tour with nine more performances […]

Kobe Bryant and Nicki Minaj Take Over The ESPN Magazine Cover (Update)

While he may be sidelined for the moment, The Black Mamba is still balling out of control off of the court, living that Los Angeles lifestyle to the fullest. In the upcoming ESPN Magazine Music Issue, Kobe Bryant stunts all over the cover, alongside Young Money Pop Queen, Nicki Minaj. If you needed anymore reasons to be slightly jealous […]

The Most Respected

While some might say it’s only during the regular season, it’s no secret that Denver Broncos QB, Peyton Manning, is one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever put on an NFL uniform. Not only is he one of the top quarterbacks in the game, but he’s obviously one of the most respected players in the […]

ESPN’s First Take Discusses Jay Z’s Drug Dealing Past

In Jay Z’s recent Vanity Fair cover story, the mogul spoke candidly about his days in the drug game and how the knowledge he garnered in the streets has helped him become the successful businessman he is today. Yesterday on ESPN’s First Take, talking heads Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless mulled over the omission and […]

TFF Highlight: ESPN presents basketball documentary ‘Lenny Cooke’

The 9 films in this year’s Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival featured 5 new titles and 4 selections from ESPN Films’ upcoming series ‘Nine for IX.’ Jane Rosenthal, Katarina Witt, Willie Geist and Libby Geist celebrated the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Nine for IX at the official after-party on Saturday, April 20th. Guests toasted to the film with specialty CIROC Vodka cocktails at  […]

Boo-Yeah! Stuart Scott’s 10 Best Calls On Sportscenter

Throughout his tenure at ESPN, Stuart Scott has played many roles. None more notable then his slot on the 11pm Sportscenter or his post game seat as he recaps some of the biggest games of the year. If it’s important he is there and he will drop gems while covering it. Drake might hold the […]

Video: Wale & Stalley – Every Word Great (ESPN First Take Theme)

ESPN enlisted Wale and Stalley of Maybach Music Group for a new First Take theme song. The “Every Word Great” track will appear on the program every morning at 10 am.  Fun Fact: Stephen A. Smith wrote for Source Sports back in the day. *Kanye shrug*  Advertisement   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)