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Tim Tebow Needs a Reality Check After ‘Fair Pay to Play’ Rant College Football Tim Tebow Needs a Reality Check After ‘Fair Pay to Play’ Rant , The League, 12:45pm, October 3

Tim Tebow is a lot of things. He's the greatest college quarterback of all time. He's a baseball-playing, sports-commentating, New…

You Won’t Believe How Much Money Skip Bayless is Worth National You Won’t Believe How Much Money Skip Bayless is Worth , The League, 12:41pm, May 20

There aren't many people who are more recognizable in the sports world than Skip Bayless. He has been covering sports…

Angry Derek Carr Challenges ESPN Hosts to UFC-Style Fight NFL Angry Derek Carr Challenges ESPN Hosts to UFC-Style Fight , Auburn University for The League, 3:50pm, January 25

The 2018 NFL season wasn't exactly a good one for Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. The expectations were set for…

Magic Johnson calls out Ezekiel Elliott: “Get your life together” NFL Magic Johnson calls out Ezekiel Elliott: “Get your life together” , FanBuzz Writer 2:06pm, September 12

Magic Johnson has basically become the elder statesman of the sports world. He's been through a lot in his life,…

Jimbo Fisher makes bold prediction about Jameis Winston’s NFL future NFL Jimbo Fisher makes bold prediction about Jameis Winston’s NFL future 10:33am, July 25

Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher has been one of the most successful head coaches at the college level during…

ESPN loudmouth and First Take host defends Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest NFL ESPN loudmouth and First Take host defends Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest , FanBuzz Writer 12:36pm, June 18

Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent at this late hour of the NFL offseason. As a result, the topic of…

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith’s horrible history of predictions is unmatched National ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith’s horrible history of predictions is unmatched 10:02am, May 26

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors are heading towards their third-straight Finals match-up, but we're still a week…

Stephen A. Smith goes nuclear on Phil Jackson and his tenure with the New York Knicks Stephen A. Smith goes nuclear on Phil Jackson and his tenure with the New York Knicks , Editor 9:07pm, April 17

The segment starts, “I’ll get into my disgust with Phil Jackson in just a second.” And it was downhill from…

Stephen A. Smith pulls the race card after the Dallas Mavericks honor Tony Romo Stephen A. Smith pulls the race card after the Dallas Mavericks honor Tony Romo , Editor 8:21pm, April 12

So the Dallas Mavericks decided to honor Tony Romo before a game Tuesday night against the Denver Nuggets. Romo, the…

Stephen A. Smith just got shut down in the most perfect way imaginable NFL Stephen A. Smith just got shut down in the most perfect way imaginable , 8:16pm, February 16

Former Chicago Bears quarterback Tom Waddle accomplished something on First Take that very few people have been able to do…

ESPN’s biggest mouth got shut down in a big way after Cowboys’ playoff loss NFL ESPN’s biggest mouth got shut down in a big way after Cowboys’ playoff loss 6:11pm, January 16

Resident ESPN loudmouth Stephen A. Smith has always made crystal clear his distaste for the Dallas Cowboys. After he showed…

Les Miles’ ESPN First Take appearance was about as awkward as it gets College Football Les Miles’ ESPN First Take appearance was about as awkward as it gets , 3:22pm, January 10

Awkward and strange things tend to happen when Les Miles is involved. Related: After being overlooked for coaching vacancies, Les Miles…

Tim Tebow absolutely shut down Stephen A. on his own TV show Florida Tim Tebow absolutely shut down Stephen A. on his own TV show , Associate Content Editor 10:16am, October 26

Usually when guests go on ESPN's First Take show they get annihilated and shut out by Stephen A. Smith because…

Stephen A. Smith tears into Jay Cutler, calls him worst QB in the NFL NFL Stephen A. Smith tears into Jay Cutler, calls him worst QB in the NFL 9:10pm, September 20

Stephen A. Smith, tell them how you really feel, why don't you? RELATED: Jay Cutler is awful, and this might be the most…

First Take has found its Bayless replacement, and he is not nearly as loud College Football First Take has found its Bayless replacement, and he is not nearly as loud , Associate Content Editor 11:17am, July 11

Just when everyone was enjoying their summer off from ESPN's First Take, we get the news that it's back and…

First Take hostess commits worst college basketball sin you can imagine College Basketball First Take hostess commits worst college basketball sin you can imagine , Associate Content Editor 10:28am, June 23

It's fairly common to confuse coaches in college basketball considering how many there are and that there's some with the…

Skip Bayless’ First Take seat to be filled by another loudmouth…for a day College Basketball Skip Bayless’ First Take seat to be filled by another loudmouth…for a day , Associate Content Editor 5:00pm, June 22

Skip Bayless appeared on his last First Take episode on Tuesday and now we'll be experiencing that awkward time where the show…

ESPN’s loudest mouth proclaims himself king, rips an SEC icon National ESPN’s loudest mouth proclaims himself king, rips an SEC icon 12:49pm, May 21

RELATED: Skip Bayless is about to get paid more than almost 200 NFL players With ESPN's First Take mainstay Skip Bayless…

Tim Tebow Needs a Reality Check After ‘Fair Pay to Play’ Rant College Football Tim Tebow Needs a Reality Check After ‘Fair Pay to Play’ Rant , The League, 12:45pm, October 3

Tim Tebow is a lot of things. He's the greatest college quarterback of all time. He's a baseball-playing, sports-commentating, New…