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I cant really put my finger on it but something about this seems to be demeaning.  UFC fighter Chael Sonnen, who asked ESPN anchor Sage Steele if he could touch her hair during an interview on ESPN‘s SportsCenterTuesday.

Roland Martin talks with ESPN’s Jay Bilas about the NCAA’s current investigation into various college football programs.

In a new ESPN documentary, Andre Rison offers himself as an example of one of many athletes who sign huge deals but end up in dire straits at the end of their careers. “Broke” documents the former NFL Falcons wide receiver who made at least $19.12 million over his 12-year football career, but ran into […]

President Barack Obama is riding with North Carolina UNC to take it all in the 2012 NCAA tournament! “I’m just a sucker for the Tar Heels, what can I tell you,” said Obama to Andy Katz during his traditional selection special on ESPN. He feels, UNC is “an older team, a more experienced team.” “They […]

On Nov. 7, 1991, the world of sports was irrevocably changed. On that day, NBA superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson announced that he had contracted the deadly disease known as HIV. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/news/moving_america_news/37881

ESPN says it has severed its relationship with singer Hank Williams Jr. “We have decided to part ways with Hank Williams Jr. We appreciate his contributions over the past years,” the network said in a statement released Thursday. The success of ‘Monday Night Football’ has always been about the games and that will continue.” Williams, […]

*Dennis Rodman, Olympic gold medalist Teresa Edwards and Harlem Globetrotter Reece “Goose” Tatum are part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2011, reports ESPN. http://www.eurweb.com/?p=96246

*At spring training Wednesday with the Seattle Mariners, Ken Griffey Jr. finally discussed his reasons for suddenly retiring from baseball last June — and the reason he left with just a prepared statement to explain his decision, reports ESPN. http://www.eurweb.com/?p=91965

Chicago Bulls hottie Derrick Rose graces the cover of ESPN The Magazine’s ‘Style Report’ issue. The issue includes features on Derrick Rose’s Chicago-inspired style. Take a look at the behind-the-scenes video: NBA All Star Game 2011 Eye Candy

Turns out, says ESPN’s Tom Jackson, he wasn’t being crazy on-air Sunday. On a pregame show, Jackson picked the New England Patriots to thump the New York Jets 30-10, hardly a novel prophecy given that the Pats stomped the Jets last month. On ESPN postgame Sunday, linebacker Bart Scott woofed that the Jets had shown […]

ESPN’s Jay Mariotti arrested for abusing girlfriend ESPN commentator Jay Mariotti was arrested on Saturday for allegedly attacking his girlfriend. Mariotti is known for his sports talk on ESPN and was also one of Tiger Woods’ biggest supporters when it was rumored Tiger may have been abusive to wife Elin. A popular ESPN commentator, Jay […]

A tweet from LeBron James made headlines today because of its implied threat against his numerous critics. “Don’t think for one minute that I haven’t been keeping mental notes of everyone taking shots at me this summer. And I mean everyone,” he posted on his Twitter account. The message appears to be in direct response […]