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In which ESPN president John Skipper tells Sports Illustrated that he wishes he had been “more careful” with Chris Broussard, regarding the latter’s on-air comments about Jason Collins. What does that mean, exactly? I’m picturing one of those hooks on a long pole that they used to pull dying acts off the stage in vaudeville.
Chris Broussard, On ESPN, Said That Being Gay (And Having Premarital, Heterosexual Sex) Is “An Open Rebellion To God”
The NBA trade deadline passed yesterday without major vibrations: J.J. Redick went to Milwaukee, Miami mercifully dumped Dexter Pittman for a pile of nothing, and Sacramento gave up on former 5th overall pick Thomas Robinson by shipping him off to Houston. Still, unfulfilled rumors were flying. What does this say about us?
ESPN is moving its NBA pregame show to LA, where its built a new studio for Kia NBA Countdown. Magic Johnson (and his considerable access to players and celebrities) will have an expanded role this year. Oh, and there’s no host!
Skip Bayless and Chris Broussard discussed race in the NBA, as they are wont to do. Today, their talk centered on the lack of a great white American player.
Yesterday, Skip Bayless basically said that Chris Broussard was a terrible journalist, to his face, on TV. Today, he apologized, also to his face, and also on TV.