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A number of people are still standing with Collin Kaepernick, so they were all excited when they heard he would be getting a workout with the NFL. Roland Martin says that there was something fishy about the way things went down.  Martin talks to ESPN’s Howard Bryant about what went down. After they called him […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Jemele Hill, the ESPN host who departed the sports network a year after tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist, has a book deal. Hill’s memoir will be published in 2021, Henry Holt and Company announced Tuesday. The book, Hill’s first, is currently untitled. RELATED: Jemele Hill Is ‘Very Excited’ […]

LaVar Ball is dealing with #MeToo moment it seems. Ball has caught the ire of ESPN for a “completely inappropriate” comment he made to “First Take” host/moderator Molly Qerim. So far Ball is refusing to apologize for what he said and therefore, the network has barred him from any future appearances on any of its platforms until he does. […]

Former ESPN host and columnist Jemele Hill is joining The Atlantic as a staff writer covering “the intersection of sports, race, politics, gender, and culture,” the magazine’s editor-in-chief, Jeffrey Goldberg, announced Monday morning. “I’m very pleased to announce that the great @jemelehill is joining @TheAtlantic as a staff writer, he wrote on Twitter. “She’ll be covering the intersection of sports, race, politics, […]

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Outspoken ESPN personality Jemele Hill has announced she is leaving the company. Hill attracted attention last year and was briefly suspended for opinionated messages on social media, including a reference to President Donald Trump as a “white supremacist.” Hill tweeted Friday that it was her last day at ESPN. She left […]

Embatted sportscaster Jemele Hill, one of the most prominent Black women at the network, is reportedly going to take the buyout offered by ESPN, reports say. Hill and her former His and Hers co-host Micheal Smith, who’s also been less visible on the network as of late, were co-hosting the rebooted Sportscenter, SC6. That show […]

Former New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has done his last cha-cha in the opponent’s end zone, as the 31-year-old announced his retirement Tuesday adding that he will be joining ESPN as an NFL analyst. “As I officially close one chapter of my life and begin another, I could not be more thrilled to […]

Hill made her announcement from the stage Sunday at OZY Fest held in New York City, according to OZY.com. The Detroit-native told the audience that she would no longer “stick to sports” and that sometimes, she “didn’t give a shit” about the current sports news she had to report. Earlier this year, Jemele moved from her role as […]

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New York Giants defensive lineman A.J. Francis exploded on a Twitter Monday after claiming that the TSA went through his suitcase and left open the urn carrying his mother’s ashes. Carrie Leanne Francis died on June 26 at 46 years old, according to a post on her son’s Instagram account. Francis posted a picture Monday of his clothes covered with what […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The morning show “Fox & Friends” is correcting a segment that described former ESPN anchor Jemele Hill as unemployed. But the Fox News Channel show has not set the record straight on the air. On the show this morning a guest stated Jemele Hill was unemployed. Correction: Hill is currently employed […]

ESPN Films and Netflix are pooling their resources to present something that’s long overdue, a documentary series profiling the life and career of NBA icon Michael Jordan. Due in 2019, “The Last Dance” is a 10-part documentary that has the full blessing of Jordan and will include his participation in the series. Once cut from his […]