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What Does Jason Pierre-Paul’s lawsuit mean for Adam Schefter?

When New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul filed a lawsuit against ESPN’s Adam Schefter for publicly tweeting his leaked medical records, it left many to question the morals and journalist integrity in this new media world.  In February it was announced New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul would be suing ESPN and Adam Schefter for posting his medical records. The lawsuit is in reference to Pierre-Paul’s July 4th injury, resulting in the amputation of his finger. However…the one question plaguing most sports fans is did Schefter go too far? When Schefter first tweeted Pierre-Paul’s records, most fans wanted to find...

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Linda Cohn on ‘Helmets and Heels’ shares her insight before record 5,000th SportsCenter show

This coming Sunday, ESPN will celebrate a milestone no other anchor has achieved in the history of their company when Linda Cohn hosts her 5,000th SportsCenter show. Linda was kind enough to join Helmets and Heels to talk about her career and achieving this record breaking milestone. ‘Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.’ This quote from Martin Luther King Jr. had been read over and over again throughout her life before Linda Cohn decides to make a tough decision. Perhaps it’s fate this quote would drive the veteran SportsCenter anchor throughout...

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Why Bill Simmons Will Succeed Anywhere He Goes

Bill Simmons has finally been freed from the corporate chains of ESPN. After 14 years with the network, head honcho John Skipper announced last week that ESPN will not be renewing Simmons’ contract when it expires in September. Going a step further, Skipper also confirmed that Simmons will no longer be involved with the site he founded, Grantland, his incredibly popular podcast, The B.S. Report and his involvement with the series he started, 30 for 30, remains unclear. Fans of Simmons rejoiced because it meant we might hear the unfiltered opinions of a man who isn’t afraid to challenge...

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Watch ESPN and NFL Network’s moving tributes to Stuart Scott

Long time ESPN broadcaster Stuart Scott lost his life to cancer early Sunday morning at the age of 49. Scott was best known for bringing a little bit of flavor into his broadcasts in the early 90’s with signature catch phrases and a feeling he was speaking to the real sports fans watching. Many enjoyed Scott’s presence on the SportsCenter desk but no one really realized how much impact he had until he took the stage at last year’s ESPY’s to give one of the most inspirational speeches on cancer many have ever heard. Cancer knows no limits. It...

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Samantha Ponder, making her way through work, marriage, and modern motherhood

Sam Ponder is making waves as a college football reporter for ESPN. She has a beautiful baby daughter with husband and Minnesota Vikings Quarterback, Christian Ponder. Baby Scout can be seen traveling with mom while she reports from the sidelines of college gamedays across the country. Ponder is a woman that is making it happen by managing a full-time career in the public eye, being a wife, and a mother. You can see this documented via her Instagram account where she’s in Fargo, North Dakota one day and then the next is in Tallahassee, Florida. All the while, she’s...

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