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ESPN. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Sportique)

Report: Whitlock Leaves FOX For ESPN

Days before the much-anticipated launch of FOX Sports 1, columnist Jason Whitlock is leaving the network to return to ESPN.

670 The Score–08/14/2013

Keith Olbermann.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Olbermann Rejoining ESPN To Host Late-Night Show

Keith Olbermann is rejoining ESPN to host a late-night show.

670 The Score–07/17/2013

Aaron Rodgers. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Video: ESPN Mistakes Aaron Rodgers For Aaron Hernandez

The usually-solid Jeremy Schaap from ESPN had a small – but crucial – slip of the tongue while reporting on the investigation Wednesday night

06/27/2013

The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate with the fans.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: The Best Thing About Being A Chicago Sports Fan

Chicago has dealt with enough awfulness that I feel we have more fans in this town that “get it;” “it” being, yeah, losing sucks, but I don’t have to look at this as just a black and white, did they win or did they lose issue.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2013

Jason Collins.  (Photo by Roberto Serra/Iguana Press/Getty Images)

ESPN President: We Should Have Been ‘More Careful With Chris Broussard’

On the same day NBA center Jason Collins came out of the closet as a gay man, ESPN’s Chris Broussard made his feelings on homosexuality known.

670 The Score–05/14/2013

Stephen A. Smith.  (Photo by Skip Bolen/Getty Images)

Video: New, Massive Set Of Sportscenter

If we’re going to criticize ESPN when they do something bad, terrible or awful, then we must give them credit for something cool.

670 The Score–05/14/2013

Bobby Hull

Bernstein: Blackhawks Now Must Fire Bobby Hull

By Dan Bernstein CBSChicago.com Senior Columnist (CBS) — The Blackhawks’ moral standards are now on paper, and they are public knowledge. In a letter to the Vice President/General Manager of Comcast Sports Net Chicago, team […]

670 The Score–05/05/2013

Bob Ley. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Video: Bob Ley’s Awkward Moment During Black Jockey Segment

During a segment on today’s episode of Outside The Lines, host Bob Ley had a rather awkwardly hilarious moment.

670 The Score–05/03/2013

Jason Collins.  (Photo by Roberto Serra/Iguana Press/Getty Images)

ESPN’s Broussard Stands By Anti-Gay Comments

In the wake of NBA center Jason Collins publicly coming out of the closet on Monday, many sports pundits offered their views on homosexuality.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2013

Mike Rice.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Video: Rutgers’ Mike Rice Under Fire For Verbal, Physical Abuse Of Players

A damaging report from ESPN’s Outside The Lines could mean the end of head basketball coach Mike Rice’s ride at Rutgers.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

Former assistant coach Bernie Fine of the Syracuse Orange looks on from the sidelines during their game. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ex-Syracuse Coach Fine Sues ESPN

Fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has filed the initial paperwork in a defamation lawsuit against ESPN for reporting two former ball boys’ claims that the longtime coach sexually abused them.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2013

Ray Lewis. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

ESPN Officially Hires Ray Lewis

Ray Lewis will keep on talking now that his playing career is over.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

Stephen A. Smith.  (Photo by Skip Bolen/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Stephen A. Smith’s Hockey Comments Are About More Than Just Being Inaccurate

I rarely watch non-game programming on ESPN anymore if I can help it, but there was a buzz going around about things that came out of Smith’s mouth Monday after somebody pulled the string in his back on the Sportscenter set.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2013

Jimmy Valvano.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

20 Years Ago Today Jimmy V Delivered Powerful, Memorable Speech

On this day 20 years ago, Jimmy Valvano delivered one of the most powerfully moving speeches in sports history.

670 The Score–03/04/2013

Manti Te'o. (Credit: Getty)

Bernstein: Manti Te’o Is A Liar

The same people who were kicking themselves just hours ago and apologizing publicly to readers, viewers and listeners for being suckered by an impossible fairy tale have apparently failed to learn any substantive lesson from their embarrassment.

670 The Score–01/20/2013

Manti Te'o

Manti Te’o Denies Creating Hoax

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o insisted he had no role in the bizarre hoax involving his “dead” girlfriend and told ESPN on Friday night that he was duped by a person who has since apologized to him.

01/19/2013

Stuart Scott. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

ESPN’s Stuart Scott Announces He Has Cancer

Popular ESPN anchor Stuart Scott announced via Twitter on Monday night that he is battling cancer for the third time.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2013

Jay Cutler.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Twitter Responds: #BlameJayCutler

Jay Cutler gets blamed for everything.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2013

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/G

ESPN Wonders If Cutler Is To Blame For RGIII’s Knee Injury

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has taken the heat for just about everything throughout his time in Chicago.

670 The Score–01/10/2013

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