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Archie Manning and Family in “The Book of Manning”

A new film from ESPN and directed by Rory Karpf, called “The Book of Manning”, hightlights the life and career of Archie Manning, the patriarch of the first family of football. John Goodman narrates the film, which tells the story of how Archie and Olivia Manning, the football hero and the homecoming queen, formed their family from the ashes of …

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Michelle Beadle Show “The Crossover” Cancelled

Michelle Beadle, for those who might not be as sports-savvy as some, is a sport’s reporter and host on the television channel, NBC Universal. She has previously co-hosted other shows on the channel, such as “SportsNation” and “Winner’s Bracket.” Her most recent endeavor, however, was a show all her own, called “The Crossover,” which highlighted stories and news from pop …

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Eminem Gives Super Awkward Interview on ESPN

Eminem has admitted before that live television interviews are not his strength.The 40-year-old rapper started his ESPN halftime show interview staring blankly off-camera while Brent Musburger introduced the segment and Kirk Herbstreit laughed uneasily at his side. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPPxvO8qRGo “Sorry, live TV freaks me out a little bit,” the Michigan native confessed after about 30 seconds of stoned-faced staring. The three …

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Jay Bilas Has Fun With NCAA/Johnny Manziel Hypocrisy On Twitter

In case you missed it, there is a little bit of potential trouble surrounding the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel. It involves the oft-discussed quarterback potentially profiting from autograph sessions during the BCS Championship game. The story is ongoing, but if Manziel did, in fact, take the money, he will have violated the NCAA’s rule about “amateur” athletes profiting …

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LeBron James Wins Best Male Athlete ESPY, Again

As most athletes hope to do, LeBron James has made a habit of winning. Whether it is winning his fourth NBA MVP award or his second championship with the Miami Heat, he seems to like repeating his accomplishments. With this in mind, it should come as no surprise that he was awarded his second straight Best Male Athlete ESPY last …

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Miesha Tate Joins Nude Celebrity Athletes For ESPN

Miesha Tate is the latest celebrity athlete to join in ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue, and fans are excited to get their hands on the mag when it hits stands on July 12. Tate, a popular MMA fighter, may feel she has something to prove with the pictorial, since her opposing coach in the new season of “The Ultimate Fighter”, …

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Apple TV Gets HBO Go And WatchESPN

Apple announced today that HBO Go and WatchESPN are now available for Apple TV. “HBO GO and WatchESPN are some of the most popular iOS apps and are sure to be huge hits on Apple TV,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “We continue to offer Apple TV users great new programming options, combined …

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ESPN Layoffs Confirmed, Details Emerging

Yesterday, rumors began to surface that sports TV news station ESPN will soon be laying off some of its employees. Now, the company, which is owned mainly by The Walt Disney Company, has confirmed that layoffs are incoming. ESPN has released a short statement on the matter: We are implementing changes across the company to enhance our continued growth while …

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Is ESPN Starting A Round of Layoffs?

Is the worldwide leader in sports getting ready to start cutting some of their fat? If the report at Deadspin is to be believed, the answer is, it certainly looks that way. In fact, the report indicates “hundreds” will be meeting the ax, which, considering the popularity of, well, everything related to sports–especially in the social media world–the move comes …

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Robin Roberts: ESPN to Award Her an ESPY For Courage

ESPN this week announced that the 2013 Arthur Ashe Courage award will go to news anchor Robin Roberts. Roberts, one of the hosts of ABC’s Good Morning America, has captivated morning show audiences this past year with her battle against myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a blood disease disorder of bone marrow stem cells. Before she was the darling of morning network …

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ESPN Throws Eggs At Megatron

ESPN uploaded a video to YouTube today in which star Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (known to many as “Megatron”) tries to catch eggs as Sportscenter’s Lindsay Czarniak throws them to (at?) him. He’s better at catching footballs, but he does feel he has also earned the nickname “Eggatron”.

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Tebow Trade Rumors: Is His Career Over?

Tebow’s name is all over ESPN these days whether it’s warranted or not–I’m looking at you, Skip Bayless–so I imagine today will be especially Tebow-rific, as Adam Schefter is reporting that the Jets will hang on to him in an effort to find a trade…and some think it won’t happen. “I think his career is over without playing another position,” …

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