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The Perfect NFL Roster: ESPN’s Barnwell Uses Two Lions to Complete...

To keep things fresh while getting geared up for the upcoming NFL season, ESPN's Bill Barnwell decided to field the perfect 53-man roster while...

‘ESPNU’ to become ‘ESPN 8: The Ocho’ for one day next...

Any fan of the movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story is well-aware of "ESPN 8: The Ocho" in the film. The obscure faux sports network...

ESPN to bring familiar face back to Monday Night Football

"Are you ready for some football?" According to reports, ESPN has decided to bring back a familiar face to Monday Night Football. That's right folks,...

MSU sits in top 5 of latest “way-too-early” poll by ESPN;...

After the NBA Draft declaration period ended, players who did not sign agents were given the chance to go back to school and a...

JUST IN: Michigan-Ohio State Game moving to new channel

The Michigan-Ohio State rivalry will have a new television home this year as Fox will televise "The Game." Previously, ESPN/ABC had televised the rivalry. In 2016,...

BREAKING: Wife of ESPN’s Chris Berman dies in auto accident

According to reports, Kathy Berman, the wife of ESPN's Chris Berman, died in an auto accident on Tuesday. The accident took place in Woodbury,...

LOOK: ESPN trolls Detroit Lions with graphic prior to playoff game...

Ok, we get it. The Detroit Lions are an underdog against the Seattle Seahawks and pretty much everybody is picking the Seahawks to win...

Why Golden Tate is about to run circles around the Seahawks

Since signing with the Detroit Lions after enjoying a Super Bowl victory with the Seattle Seahawks, wide receiver Golden Tate has exceeded expectations. Tate...

Throwback Thursday: America’s favorite soccer broadcaster once talked about calling a...

Ian Darke is the face of soccer broadcasting in the United States. The famous English broadcaster has been with ESPN for their coverage of the...

Lions Twitter account goes full troll-mode on ESPN, Pro Football Focus

The Detroit Lions are feeling themselves. Apparently, their Twitter account decided to call out those that doubted them. The entire ESPN NFL prediction panel...

ESPN’s John Clayton insults Lions fans with midseason NFL All-Pro Team

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More controversy at Baylor as ‘Black Out’ uniforms linked to protest...

There has been no shortage of bad press for Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that was reported by ESPN Behind...

WATCH: ESPN creates Cubs-themed ‘This is SportsCenter’ commercial after World Series...

With the Chicago Cubs winning their first World Series since 1908 in an instant-classic Game 7 over the Indians Wednesday night (and into Thursday morning),...

Open Letter To Football: You Must Improve Player Safety

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Top 5 college football broadcast teams

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BREAKING NEWS: ESPN host John Saunders dies at age 61

We have some very unfortunate news to pass along this morning. According to reports, longtime ESPN host John Saunders has died at the age...

WATCH: Pat Summitt ‘This is SportsCenter’ Commercial

We all know the ESPN 'This is SportsCenter' commercials are always comical in the corniest was possible for sports fans. Some of the biggest...

WATCH: Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah’s ‘Sports Science’ segment

For not playing football until his junior season in college at Brigham Young University, defensive end Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah is slowly climbing up the ranks...

WATCH: Miguel Cabrera ‘Sports Science’ segment

Miguel Cabrera has been one of the most productive hitters since he came into the big leagues back in 2003 with the Florida Marlins....

WATCH: Gordie Howe’s ‘This Is SportsCenter’ commercial

The news broke early this morning and it touched the hearts of hockey fans across the nation, especially ones right here in the Motor...

VIDEO: The Great Debate – Run through or slide into first...

Everybody has their own opinion on how you go about doing this. You learn about it in little league and it's something that seems...

NFL’s Twitter account hacked, claimed Roger Goodell had passed away

Say what? Earlier today, if you were on social media and happened to swipe by to the NFL's Twitter account around 12:30-12:40ish, a message was...

Former Lion Chris Spielman joining FOX Sports as an analyst

As a linebacker for the Lions in the early 90s, Chris Spielman made four Pro Bowls and was a staple of Detroit's defense during...

Sean McDonough tabbed as Mike Tirico’s replacement on Monday Night Football

The changes on ESPN keep coming as the network announced on Monday that Sean McDonough would be replacing long time play-by-play announcer Mike Tirico...

Skip Bayless to leave ESPN

According to the Hollywood Reporter, long-time ESPN personality Skip Bayless will not be returning to the sports giant after his contract expires in August. https://twitter.com/TheRyanParker/status/725036165703684096 Bayless has worked...

REPORT: Monday Night Football voice Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN

Get ready for a new voice on Monday Nights in the fall. According to the Sports Business Journal, Ann Arbor native Mike Tirico is leaving...

Curt Schilling fired by ESPN following anti-transgender Facebook post

Former World Series MVP Curt Schilling has been fired by ESPN following an anti-transgender Facebook post that he made. On Wednesday, ESPN released the following...

Tigers climb in latest ESPN power rankings

It's early. It's very early. That being said, after a 7-4 start to the season, the Detroit Tigers made a move in the latest ESPN...

Updated ESPN FPI rankings have Michigan finishing 10-2, winning Big Ten...

Spring is here and with it starts the speculation and projection of spring games, the start of football practice, and the culmination of signing...

Should eSports be embraced by sports fans?

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ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit gives his thoughts on Michigan State

ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit gave quite a few compliments to Mark Dantonio's Spartan squad before they take the field on Saturday in the Big Ten...

ESPN prepares for major layoffs, Sportscenter alterations

Via reports from Yahoo, ESPN in the midst of preparing for some major layoffs. The worldwide leader in sports has been prepping for this major purge...

ESPN is distancing itself from FanDuel and DraftKings

With a bevy of reports and legal action being brought upon FanDuel and DraftKings, expect their advertisements to go down. This will start first...

Michigan breaks into ESPN Top 25 Power Rankings

The ESPN Power Rankings are out for this week and the University of Michigan Wolverines has busted into the Top 25 and is sitting pretty at #23....

According to ESPN, nobody drafts worse than Lions

Here we go again. It seems like every time I write something about the Detroit Lions it's negative and this time will be no...

Will Joe Nathan lose his job as closer this season?

Last winter the Detroit Tigers were in need of a closer, so they went out and signed 39-year old Joe Nathan, who was coming...

Mark Dantonio disagrees with ESPN that MSU is trending down

If you recall, ESPN Insider put out a piece a couple of weeks ago that listed 10 college football teams that are trending down. The...

May is ‘National TV Month’ for Tigers

The Detroit Tigers will dominate the Sunday Night Baseball games on ESPN this  May. ESPN released the schedule and has Detroit in 3 out...

Hockey is returning to ESPN… sort of

For the first time in over 10 years, the self proclaimed "Worldwide Leader in Sports" will televise professional ice hockey on their air. According...

Flashback Friday: Brendan Shanahan & Sergei Fedorov Exchange Pleasantries

As a means of celebrating Brendan Shanahan's 46th birthday today, we thought it would be a perfect time to step back and reflect on...

ESPN’s Stuart Scott Passes Away at 49

Longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott has passed away after an extended battle with cancer. He was 49 years old. ESPN shared, in a statement: "He inspired...

Video: ESPN Pays Homage to EA Sports NHL ’94

Our disdain with ESPN is day-to-day, but every now and again they still seem to find a way to kick out something for which...

WATCH: Eastern Michigan’s Karrington Ward nabs SportsCenter ‘Play of the Night’

Sometimes we get a little pre-occupied here at Detroit Sports Nation. The Lions are rolling, the Red Wings are off to a solid start,...

Idiot ESPN student reporter suggests FSU gunman going after Jameis Winston

Last night I made a wise crack at ESPN's expense after their verified College Football Twitter account reported a breaking news story of Oregon...

Both MSU and U-M Football regular season finales on national TV

While not a total shocker(considering how big the game participants markets are) both Michigan State and Michigan Football have been picked up by ABC/ESPN for...

Daniel Tosh Labels ESPN “Hacks” in Video Tirade

To say comedian Daniel Tosh, host of Comedy Central's Tosh.0, did not take kindly to ESPN's knock-off imitation of his show's "Web Redemption" segment would be...

Calvin Johnson Is Back! Remembering his ESPN Sportscenter Promo

ESPN has won multiple advertising awards for their Sportscenter promos. As a Lions fan, this is our favorite...   http://youtu.be/Uq287MNR6KU

Lou Holtz tries to speak English, fails miserably

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqwsWLiqoJs I've watched this clip about 40 times and I can't even begin to decipher what ESPN's Lou Holtz is trying to say here. Something...

U of M football fan featured on ESPN’s ‘My Wish’

It isn't every day that you get to be recruited by your favorite Division I NCAA school. Well, that is just what happened for...

MLB HR Derby To Feature New Format

We love brackets in America. Whether it's the March Madness, the NHL Playoffs, or a tennis tournament, there's no better way to determine a...

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