Our weekly look back at the what social media was saying about ESPN over the weekend. continue reading…
posted by David Scott on June 3, 2013 9:01 AM
Tweetback: “Bases Loaded” lauded far and wide; Eric Mangini praised; Super soccer coverage from Bob Ley and crew
posted by Mac Nwulu on November 9, 2012 12:48 PM
In his prime as one of the NFL’s top wide receivers, Randy Moss was often reticent about sitting down for one-on-one interviews.
After 13 dominant seasons as one of the best deep threats in football, Moss announced his August 2011 retirement in a one-sentence statement released by his agent.
No fanfare. No news conference. No farewell speech.
When Moss returned to the NFL after a one-year hiatus and joined the San Francisco 49ers, ESPN bureau reporter Colleen Dominguez requested a sit-down interview. He declined.
“I have done a couple ‘Sunday Conversations’ on SportsCenter with Moss in the past,” Dominguez said. “He’s quite conversational in person. In this case, he told me he just doesn’t want to talk a lot.”
Moss declined several more requests until Dominguez tried a different tack.
“How do you get a ‘yes’ out of a guy who doesn’t often sit for one-on-ones?” Dominguez said.
“You offer to approach rapper Lil Wayne about conducting the interview.”
Moss, a big fan of Lil Wayne’s music, was intrigued. continue reading…
posted by Sheldon Spencer on November 7, 2011 2:59 PM
After a rocky start, the Philadelphia Eagles (3-4) have a chance to salvage a .500 record for the season’s first half if they can beat the visiting Chicago Bears (4-3) on ESPN’s Monday Night Football (8:30 p.m.).
In the video above, the MNF crew of commentator Mike Tirico and analysts Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden answers your Facebook questions about this game, the San Francisco 49ers, the Green Bay Packers and more.