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Laura Wagner Laura Wagner Oct 09, 2019. 24 comments

Internal Memo: ESPN Forbids Discussion Of Chinese Politics When Discussing Daryl Morey's Tweet About Chinese Politics

Internal Memo: ESPN Forbids Discussion Of Chinese Politics When Discussing Daryl Morey's Tweet About Chinese Politics

If you paid attention to ESPN channels yesterday, you saw the network repeatedly attempt to grapple with the story of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey creating an international incident after tweeting and then deleting his support for pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong. You heard talking head after talking head castigate Morey for sending the tweet, speculation over whether...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Jun 15, 2019. 18 comments

ESPN's Israel Gutierrez Delivers Emotional Statement On Tyson Fury's Homophobia

ESPN's Israel Gutierrez Delivers Emotional Statement On Tyson Fury's Homophobia

ESPN reporter Israel Gutierrez earned his 141st win on Around the Horn on Friday, defeating Jorge Sedano in the showdown, 1-0. With the 30 seconds of Face Time, Gutierrez decided to focus on Saturday’s fight between Tyson Fury and Tom Schwarz. More specifically, he decided to touch on Fury’s homophobic beliefs and past comments.

“It makes me feel like I don’t matter,” Gutierrez says about...

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Laura Wagner Laura Wagner Jun 25, 2018. 14 comments

Tony Reali Made An Emotional Return To ESPN After The Death Of His Son

Tony Reali Made An Emotional Return To ESPN After The Death Of His Son

Tony Reali returned to Around the Horn on Monday for the first time since his wife, Sam, gave birth to a son, Enzo, while the other twin, Amadeo, died shortly before being born. Reali spoke about loss and grief and about how it’s OK not to be OK.

“Give voice to your feelings. And let others lift you. This can be how you grieve.”

On Father’s Day, Reali wrote eloquently about the loss of his...

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Timothy Burke Timothy Burke Sep 06, 2017. 8 comments

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Timothy Burke Timothy Burke Sep 06, 2017. 1 comments

Screencap Classix: Lil Wayne Devastates Jay Mariotti On ATH

Screencap Classix: Lil Wayne Devastates Jay Mariotti On <i>ATH</i>

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Samer Kalaf Samer Kalaf Aug 20, 2017. 15 comments

Around The Horn Spends Four Minutes Unknowingly Debating A Fake Woj Tweet [Update]

<i>Around The Horn</i> Spends Four Minutes Unknowingly Debating A Fake Woj Tweet [Update]

Adrian Wojnarowski did not report that LeBron James plans to opt out in 2018 and create a super-team in Los Angeles; “WojVertioalNBA” did. Around the Horn didn’t catch the faux Woj before the tweet aired, though, so the panel debated whether James would actually execute this not-actually-reported plan.

Here’s the tweet:

And here’s the segment:

For the record, Tim Cowlishaw thinks it’s possible;...

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Samer Kalaf Samer Kalaf Aug 17, 2017. 5 comments

Frank Isola Has An Adorable Story About A Young Stephon Marbury

Frank Isola Has An Adorable Story About A Young Stephon Marbury

New York Daily News reporter Frank Isola has known Stephon Marbury for a long time , even before the Coney Island-raised Marbury played for the Knicks. During a break on Thursday’s taping of Around The Horn, Isola told Jackie MacMullan of the time he helped out a 13-year-old Marbury, who was hanging around the locker room.

The Bulls did play the Knicks on Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14,...

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