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Stephen Colbert Is A Strong Supporter Of Florida Atlantic Naming Its Stadium After A For-Profit Prison Company
Earlier this week, we wrote about the news that Florida Atlantic found a… unique source to pay for naming rights to its stadium: the GEO Group, a for-profit prison company. The name caused a fair bit of controversy – so much so that The Colbert Report took notice.
We’ve already seen a few interesting things on the whirlwind tour U.S. Olympians are making throughout the nation’s late night talk show couches. A very disinterested Kevin Durant and James Harden and a similarly unimpressed McKayla Maroney among them. But nothing quite tickled our fancy like the appearance the Fierce Five (and their mothers) made on The Colbert Report Wednesday night.
Yeah, the Olympics’ opening ceremonies were a few days ago now, but it’s never too late to rip on some of the more absurd aspects of the ceremony… and NBC’s coverage of same. So, last night, The Daily Show and The Colbert Report did just that. See how after the jump.
Historian Taylor Branch’s much-talked-about harsh critique of the NCAA is now an e-book, and last night, he went on The Colbert Report to get grilled about it…and, at one point, got asked to grow a pair.
There are many pundits we expected to weigh in on the outcome of the NBA Finals. Stephen Colbert wasn’t one of them. We underestimated him.
Stephen Colbert Wonders If “There Isn’t Enough Bronze In The World” For A Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Statue
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar continued his strange movie-promoting, Staples-Center-statue-lobbying media tour yesterday with a Colbert Report appearance.
Madden NFL 12 is taking concussions more seriously than the game ever has before…and Stephen Colbert thinks that just might be a threat to America.
We know what you’re thinking: “Rex Ryan, going to great lengths to get attention? Never!” But it’s true – Ryan’s going all over the place to plug his new book.
Stephen Colbert last night turned to animals to make sense of the conflict in Egypt, inspired in large part by animals’ previous success in predicting sports outcomes.
NBA commissioner David Stern sat down with Stephen Colbert yesterday to discuss his sport’s cultural impact…and to get made fun of for The Decision.