ESPN Adds The Mannings; Loses Maria Taylor

ESPN Adds The Mannings; Loses Maria Taylor

Call this week a split decision for ESPN, as the channel grabbed a big, splashy win in finally snagging Peyton Manning for “Monday Night Football” (sort of), while taking a big, ugly loss in watching Maria Taylor scoot from its ranks seconds after anchoring NBA...
The Maria Taylor and Rachel Nichols Controversy

The Maria Taylor and Rachel Nichols Controversy

In the midst of his post-basketball season golf tour this week, Charles Barkley sat in with Michael Holley and Michael Smith of Peacock’s “Brother From Another” to share a few “Chuckisms.” Among them was this observation about how TNT’s NBA coverage, particularly...
Maryland’s WBB Season Ends With Loss To Texas

Maryland’s WBB Season Ends With Loss To Texas

That noted philosopher Mike Tyson famously observed that everyone has a plan until they get hit. The Texas women’s basketball team absorbed Maryland’s opening salvo in last night’s NCAA regional semifinal, slowed down the Terps’ vaunted transition game and held on to...
Maryland WBB vs. Texas Preview

Maryland WBB vs. Texas Preview

On a warm late March night 32 years ago, the Maryland women’s basketball program took a big step towards forging an identity on the national stage by beating Texas on their home court in the NCAA tournament. The scenario is nearly identical to the one the current...
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