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ESPN Host Compares Racism in ‘Liberal Boston’ to Selma

Culture
June 15th, 2020 7:00 AM

The Boston Red Sox joined many organizations in releasing a public statement about nationwide racial tensions over the last few weeks. And to ESPN host Michael Wilbon, it was long past due for the infamously liberal city to "own" their racism.

Sports Blogger Says Fox Sports Attracting Disgruntled Conservatives

Culture
December 2nd, 2019 10:00 AM
Awful Announcing's Ben Koo posted a lengthy report on Fox Sports emerging as a major threat to ESPN's long monopoly on college football coverage. Declaring a key part of that rivalry as political, Koo likened ESPN to a "punching bag" and Fox Sports as the alternative of choice for "disgruntled conservatives."

Obama Golfs With ESPN Hosts (Former WaPo Writers

July 14th, 2013 8:21 AM
President Obama played golf Saturday with ESPN "Pardon the Interruption" hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon -- both former sports columnists for The Washington Post. Not only that, ABCNews.com announced that on Friday, Wilbon, Kornheiser, and Tony Reali –host of ESPN’s “Around the Horn” and a long-time fact-checker for the other two ESPN hosts —…

Liberal Sportscaster Wilbon Plays Race Card: Seth MacFarlane As Oscar

February 27th, 2013 4:15 PM
ESPN Pardon the Interruption co-host  Michael Wilbon is no fan of comedian Seth MacFarlane's performance as emcee of Sunday night's Oscar awards. But rather than leave his criticisms confined to the merits of MacFarlane's performance, the liberal former Washington Post sports columnist whipped out the race card on Washington, D.C.'s ESPN 980, reports WTOP.com: "…

Bozell Column: The Censorious Sound on the Left

October 20th, 2009 2:56 PM

Wilbon: Rush Limbaugh 'Universally Reviled by African-Americans

October 18th, 2009 10:38 PM
On Sunday, ESPN host and sportswriter Michael Wilbon said conservative talk radio personality Rush Limbaugh is "univerally reviled by African-Americans." As amazing as it may seem, this was at least the second time Wilbon made this statement on national television.Unfortunately, the person he said it to Sunday -- Howard Kurtz on CNN's "Reliable Sources" -- didn't bother…

WaPo Columnist Michael Wilbon Reaches New Heights In Cognitive Dissona

October 16th, 2009 5:11 PM
Michael Wilbon, a sports writer and columnist for ‘The Washington Post,’ has written a really entertaining column today.Entertaining, in that it’s self-contradictory in the extreme.  This column is the literary equivalent of punching an inflatable Bobo the Clown.  And of course, it has to be about Rush Limbaugh.Wilbon can’t even make it out of the first paragraph without making a contradiction…

WaPo Touts Sports Columnist's Limbaugh Bash, Avoids His Use of Fake Qu

October 16th, 2009 8:06 AM

Left, Media Gearing Up to Thwart Limbaugh's NFL Bid

October 7th, 2009 9:20 AM
We've already seen CNN's Paul Begala, affectionately referred to as "The Forehead" by Rush Limbaugh, and one ESPN personality, Fred Roggin, taking shots at Limbaugh on the heels of news of his interest in the National Football League's St. Louis Rams. But it was just a matter of time before the usual culprits on the left would attempt to make an issue of it, in what seems to be an…