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ESPN Writer Anxious For Answers In Son's Mysterious Disappearance | David Lohr | Posted 02.28.2015 | Crime

Ivan Maisel, a senior writer for, is clinging to the hope that his missing 21-year-old son Max will be found safe. "We're scared and we're...

WATCH: FOX Sports 1 vs. ESPN Feud Heats Up

Posted 01.30.2014 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing During Media Day on Tuesday, Rick Reilly made a seemingly innocuous comment about Crowd Goes Wild host Regis Philbin...

Rick Reilly's Father-In-Law Says He Was Misquoted In Defense Of 'Redskins'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.10.2013 | Sports

In his recent column defending the name of the Washington Redskins, ESPN columnist Rick Reilly highlighted the opinion of his father-in-law. As portra...

Reilly's Column a Positive for Opponents of Racist Redskins Nickname

Ken Reed | Posted 11.23.2013 | Sports
Ken Reed

Yes, there is a lot of history and tradition tied to the nickname "Redskins" -- for the NFL in general, and the Washington franchise in particular. Not all of it is negative and offensive but way too much of it is. As such, it's a tradition that must end.

Rick Reilly's No Good, Very Bad Defense of the Washington Football Team's Nickname

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 11.19.2013 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

There's a worthwhile discussion to be had about the extent to which the name offends Native Americans. But the general principle -- that the sensibilities of the affected group should be paramount in these discussions -- is clearly appropriate.

ESPN Columnist DEFENDS Redskins' Name In Outrageous Piece

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.19.2013 | Sports

ESPN columnist Rick Reilly wants you to know that he will not "fall in line" with the handful of his media colleagues who have opted to stop using the...

WATCH: Rick Reilly Wants Twitter Credit (And Mike Francesa Won't Give It)

Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports

When Ben Roethlisberger went down with an apparent shoulder injury on "Monday Night Football," it seemed not only a pivotal moment in the game between...

ESPN Writer Duped By Parody Site

Posted 10.20.2012 | Sports

"The REAL Hockey News" proclaims that its content is "true as puck." However, the appearance of posts such as "Tim Thomas Named Mitt Romney’s VP Run...

No Violence Is Acceptable -- In a Prison or in a Locker Room

Bob Cowser | Posted 08.25.2012 | Crime
Bob Cowser

Reilly's implication that we want prisoners to continue to mete out street justice while locked up sends a mixed message of the worst kind. Let's not set these men up for failure by implying that violence is acceptable, expected, and that they're good for nothing else.

Aspiring Writers Take Note: Not All Can Live the Life of ESPN's Reilly

Weston Gentry | Posted 07.16.2011 | Denver
Weston Gentry

Much to Reilly's and journalism purists' chagrin, writers are no longer bound by journalism's power structure. The Internet has provided a means for writers to hot-wire their way to the top through blogging.

If Derrick Rose Didn't Shoot as Much Would He Have a Shot at MVP?

David Berri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Berri

Should Derrick Rose be the NBA's MVP this year? Not surprisingly, the local media in Chicago thinks so. At the risk of making his fans angry, though, I am going to suggest otherwise.

Chicago Loves Jay Cutler

Amy Turek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Amy Turek

Regardless of what happens this weekend against the Packers, Cutler has proven himself to be a playoff-caliber quarterback. And that's something Chicago has been dreaming of for a long, long time.

Rick Reilly SLAMMED: 'Idiot,' 'Jackass,' 'Why People Die'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ESPN columnist Rick Reilly recently traveled to Pamplona to attend the Running of the Bulls, and his actions there have angered a prominent Yahoo! spo...

'Sports From Hell': The World's Dumbest Sports (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

ESPN columnist Rick Reilly has a new book out, "Sports from Hell," and he spoke about his quest to find the world's dumbest sport on "Good Morning Ame...

Andre Agassi ... Keep Your Head Up, Dude

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

Andre Agassi does not appear, to me, to be financially motivated, He appears to be a human being attempting to grow and find a happier sustainable place in this world.

Rick Reilly, ESPN Personality, Licks The Gold Dome At Colorado Capitol For Doubting Rockies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Give Rick Reilly credit for sticking to his word. The ESPN columnist and personality promised on the Mike Rosen show in April that if the Rockies mad...

Rick Reilly licks the dome

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ESPN columnist Rick Reilly kept his word Tuesday and "washed" the Colorado State Capitol Dome, sort of....

Katie Couric Scooped By ESPN After Beating "Today" Show On Hero Pilot Interview

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Katie Couric's "get" of hero US Air pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was notable in that she scooped her former morning co-host, Matt Lauer, who had...

Sportswriters The New All-Stars

New York Times | Richard Perez-Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A few teams are rich and getting richer, hunting more avidly than ever for talent, raiding the less-endowed leagues, poaching free agents and bidding ...

ESPN Poaches Sportswriter Reilly For $3.4 Million A Year

Silicon Valley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Everbody knows: Big old media is dying, and nimble new media is where the action is. We agree! But if you're a "content producer" who wants to make se...