NEW YORK GIANTS

BACK WHEN ADVERTISING WAS WAY BETTER

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I only ever think of Frank Gifford as a former Monday Night Football announcer and the guy who nailed a TWA stewardess while married to Kathie Lee, so I tend to forget that he was ever an NFL star.

Politics

SNEAK PREVIEW OF TONIGHT’S OBAMA INTERVIEW

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In a last-ditch effort to gain votes in the essential "ready for some football" demographic, both Barack Obama and John McCain will be interviewed by Chris Berman on Monday Night Football tonight, which inspired this delightful mash-up.

MARKO JARIC

HALLOWEEN WISHES FROM EMMITT SMITH

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"This year for Hollowed Wean, I recommend that women do like these cheerlidders and dress revocatively.

#NFL

DANYELLE SHOULD FIND A NEW LINE OF WORK

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Until yesterday, Danyelle Sargent was best known for the brilliant F-bomb that <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danyelle_Sargent#ESPN">she dropped with gusto</a> while she as an anchor on ESPNews.

ANNOUNCERS

WELL HELLO THERE

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We've got some actual news stories coming up in a bit, but I think now's a good time to meet <a href="http://www.carriemilbank.com/" target="_blank">Carrie Milbank</a>, a former Houston Texans cheerleader turned sports reporter.

KENNY MAYNE

ESPN IS DOING SOMETHING… COOL?

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Surprisingly, there are a few nooks and crannies of ESPN that still have some wit and humor -- the nooks being where the Disney overlords have allowed some rebel forces to survive; the crannies being where Chris Berman's sausage fingers are too fat to get into.

#NFL

BY POPULAR DEMAND

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For some mysterious reason, people are pleading for me to post this video of Emmitt Smith lip-syncing to Young Jeezy's "Put On" during ESPN's Monday Night Football coverage.

#COLLEGE FOOTBALL

KIRK HERBSTREIT LOST HIS TAN

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Kirk Herbstreit is the hunky third of the College Gameday triumvirate -- he's certainly not on the show for his brains -- and it seems he cares deeply about maintaining that image.

GYMNASTICS

BELA KAROLYI ENJOYS TURTLE SEX

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This remix of Bela Karolyi's reaction to Nastia Liukin's floor routine is pretty good.

TIGER WOODS

BELA KAROLYI IS EXCITED

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Here's my quick review of NBC's nightly Olympics coverage: too much Mary Carillo doing puff pieces on Chinese culture, too much Cris Collinsworth doing whatever he does, too much Bob Costas, not nearly enough first-generation immigrants who I can barely understand.

#UFC

JOE ROGAN IS A GREAT COLOR COMMENTATOR

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<a href="http://www.cagepotato.com/2008/08/12/fight-of-the-day-jon-jones-vs-andre-gusmao/" target="_blank">CagePotato</a> has this fight between Jon Jones and Andre Gusmao that got cut from Saturday night's pay-per-view package of UFC 87.

ESPN

STUART SCOTT WAS BORN ON THE STREET

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The Jimmy V Classic after party was Sunday night in Raleigh, and <a href="http://www.davesfootballblog.com/post/2008/08/11/stuart-scott-sings-the-hits/" target="_blank">Dave's Football Blog</a> caught ESPN anchor Stuart Scott in action, along with notables Branford Marsalis and Dennis Haskins (aka Principal Belding).

MICHAEL WILBON

DON’T YOU HATE PANTS?

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Noted Washington Post writer and ESPN talking head Michael Wilbon has often voiced his distaste for bloggers, but looky looky here: no pants on the set of Pardon the Interruption.

HORSE RACING

WTF

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I'm kind of at a loss for words with this one.

NCAA HOOPS

EMBITTERED OLD CODGER FINALLY SACKED

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Vinegary old fossil Billy Packer, hater of mid-majors and master of being crusty, is <a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/626/story/603901.html" target="_blank">being let go by CBS </a>after 34 years of Final Four cantankerousness.

POLICE BLOTTER

STOP HITTING YOURSELF

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I ignored Julie Donaldson-domestic abuse story for a couple days because I saw "Red Sox reporter" and was immediately not interested.

SCOTT VAN PELT

IT’S FUNNY BECAUSE THE MUSTACHES ARE FAKE

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Yesterday, I didn't get a chance to write about the American Mustache Institute's <a href="http://sports.aol.com/fanhouse/2008/07/07/american-mustache-institute-throws-its-support-firmly-behind-jas/" target="_blank">endorsement of Jason Giambi</a> for the final spot on the All-Star roster.

#MLB

JON STEWART ON WILLIE RANDOLPH’S FIRING

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Last night's Daily Show opened with Jon Stewart (a Mets fan) talking about <a href="../post.phtml?pk=6079">Willie Randolph's firing</a> yesterday.


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