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US & Canada · New York

ESPN Anchor Sage Steele Sues Network Over Free Speech Claims

47% Right coverage: 30 sources
Sage Steele is suing ESPN for allegedly violating her free speech rights. She made comments about COVID vaccines during an appearance on Jay Cutler's podcast. ESPN's parent company, Walt Disney Co., issued a mandate that all employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Steele has worked at ESPN since 2007 and graduated from IU in 1995.See the Story
US & Canada · New York

Richard Sherman joins Amazon's Thursday Night lineup

57% Center coverage: 14 sources
Richard Sherman will work on Amazon Prime Video's Thursday Night Football coverage. The 34-year-old veteran cornerback didn't rule out a potential return to the game. Sherman is a five-time Pro Bowler and three-time first-team All-Pro selection. The Seattle Seahawks won Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014.See the Story
Augusta, Georgia · Augusta

The Masters Scores

55% Center coverage: 11 sources
The total purse for the 2022 Masters Tournament has yet to be announced. A little over $2 million of that purse has gone straight to the winner since 2019. The runner-up prizes aren't too shabby either, with $1,242,000 going to the second-place finisher and $782,000 to the third.See the Story
NFL

ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. Explains Why He Won’t Be At This Year’s NFL Draft

43% Right coverage: 7 sources
ESPN's longtime NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. announced Monday that he would not be attending this year's draft in person because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19. Kiper didn't specifically mention why he didn't get vaccinated or identify what in his medical history deterred him from getting vaccinated. Nevertheless, he'll be commentating and analyzing from Maryland while the rest of the ESPN crew is on-site in Las Vegas.See the Story
Sports

AP source: Drury replacing White as NBC Premier League voice

Coverage: 2 sources
White will be replaced by Peter Drury, who has been calling the top Premier League games since 1998. White had been with the network since 2012 when he did Major League Soccer games. This upcoming season marks the start of NBC's six-year, $2.7 billion extension with the Premier League.See the Story
US & Canada

Fox Sports Reveals Qatar World Cup Broadcast Schedule; U.S.-England Rematch Set For Black Friday

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Fox Sports has set the schedule for the 64 matches it will carry between November 21 and December 18. The quadrennial tournament is being held at the end of the year because its customary mid-summer berth would create unworkably hot conditions in the host nation of Qatar. The U.S. Men's National Team recently qualified for its first World Cup appearance since 2014.See the Story
World Cup · Ukraine

Wales focused on World Cup job at hand against Ukraine

Coverage: 2 sources
Wales manager Rob Page said it was "business as usual" despite facing war-torn Ukraine as they aim to reach a first World Cup since 1958 in Sunday's play-off final.See the Story

Lakers' GM Rob Pelinka calls Woj's “sources tell ESPN" report on Frank Vogel firing “unsourced," says Vogel heard “in... - NBA News - NBA News Now, Rumors, Transfers & Trade, Results, Standings & Schedules

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday night that head coach Frank Vogel had coached his final game with the team. Vogel delivered a terse response in the moment. Monday brought news of Vogel's actual firing, and Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka talked to the media about the decision.See the Story
New York Yankees

Brandon Tierney cancels Paul O’Neill interview for refusing to answer Josh Donaldson questions

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
The Tim Anderson-Josh Donaldson feud was the story of the weekend in Major League Baseball. On Monday, Tiki and Tierney were set to have New York Yankees broadcaster Paul O'Neill on their WFAN show to discuss what happened. Tierney abruptly canceled the interview live on-air after getting word O'Neil refused to talk about the incident.See the Story

Brandon Marshall’s ‘I am Athlete’ network inks extensive deal with SiriusXM

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
The Post has learned that “I am Athlete”, the podcast network founded by the former All-Pro NFL wideout, has inked a broad deal with SiriusXM involving both content and other aspects of…See the Story
James Harden

Stephen A. Seemingly Fooled by Fake Report About Heated Practice Between Kyrie Irving and James Harden (UPDATE)

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Stephen A. Smith is the latest ESPN personality who’s been duped by a fake report that was tweeted out by Ballsack Sports, an NBA-focused satire accountSee the Story
St. Louis Cardinals · St. Louis

St. Louis Cardinals analyst Jim Edmonds can't understand WHIP

Bally Sports Midwest analyst Jim Edmonds said Wednesday he "never could understand" WHIP, walks and hits per inning pitched.See the Story

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