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ESPN Will Not Retain Rob Parker, Whose Contract Expired At The End Of 2012

ESPN’s Rob Parker, whose contract expired at the end of 2012, will no longer remain with the Worldwide Leader after his contract was not renewed.


Media MonsterNFL

Here’s Rob Parker’s Public Apology For Calling Robert Griffin III A “Cornball Brother”

Even after ESPN First Take’s Rob Parker questioned Robert Griffin III’s blackness, he did not initially back down from his comments. On Twitter, at least, he was retweeting those that agreed with him, calling his critics “typical and uneducated” and pompously boasting that he wouldn’t be reprimanded in any way. Well he was, with an indefinite suspension, and now Parker has issued an apology.


ESPNMedia Monster

ESPN Suspends Rob Parker For Trolling The Wrong Way

When ESPN provocateur Rob Parker questioned yesterday whether Redskins rookie phenom Robert Griffin III is black enough, the reaction was about what one would expect it to be: swift condemnation of the idiocy Parker spewed. Perhaps more interestingly, though, Parker’s hot air also prompted an official company response.


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First Take’s Rob Parker Wonders If RGIII Is “A Cornball Brother,” Remains The Worst

My, how First Take co-troll Rob Parker has everyone talking about him lately! Remember a couple months ago, when he decided to get a rise out of people who like to obtain knowledge by breaking out the totally new, un-hackneyed “observation” that any sports fan who likes stats is clearly a pathetic no-friend nerd? We do. Now, though, his target is Robert Griffin III… and what he’s saying is even worse.


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ESPN Wants To Ruin Your Weekend, Expands First Take To Saturday

We wouldn’t kid about these things because we care about you. Apparently five days of ESPN’s First Take just isn’t quite enough, so the show will be expanding to six days a week with the inclusion of Saturdays (8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.). Rob Parker will be the primary debater, with Cari Champion hosting and a slew of to-be-named-later co-hosts yapping their holier-than-thou heads off.


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Rob Parker Stands Firmly Next To Mitch Albom Yelling At Stat Geeks About The AL MVP

Mitch Albom isn’t the only one ranting against “stat geeks” these days. ESPN New York columnist Rob Parker has joined his ranks through Twitter, claiming this day a victory for “real baseball fans” because Miguel Cabrera won the AL MVP. through Twitter. Though most of the tweeting comes via retweets of those in agreement, Parker does drop a few gems, after the jump.


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ESPN’s Rob Parker Says “Racial Lines” Influence Criticism of Randy Moss, Skip Bayless Gets Too Angry

You knew you’d hear it in the wake of Randy Moss’ retirement (however long it lasts) – sure, he was a great player, but only if he’d been more committed, he could have been even greater.

Moss’ reputation for dogging it might even eclipse his reputation as a player, and that didn’t sit well with Rob Parker of ESPN’s First Take. Moss, uneven as he could be, stands among the all-time greats at his position, and Parker had some interesting reasons as to why Moss is seen the way he is. Skip Bayless, on the other hand, had…yelling.


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Watch ESPN’s Skip Bayless And Rob Parker Literally Break Into A “Der-ek Je-ter!” Chant

You hear it all the time, and have heard it for years: Derek Jeter is overrated, and the media makes it so. The video after the jump won’t dissuade those who make that argument, to say the least.


NCAA Basketball

Frauds! Butler Didn’t Deserve To Be In Title Game, Says ESPN’s Parker

According to ESPN’s Rob Parker, Butler “didn’t belong” in last night’s national championship game against UConn. Cue the mid-major outrage!


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Skip Bayless: National Championship “Would Cement The Odds” Brad Stevens Stays At Butler

Today, ESPN’s First Take debated whether winning a national title tonight would make Butler coach Brad Stevens more or less likely to stay at the school long-term. Spoiler: there was some disagreement.


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