It’s a strange time in the sports media world after ESPN fired 100 employees on Wednesday. The massive staff chop spawned strong opinions about who did and did not deserve to remain at the network. Most of those predictably have come from your average Twitter troll - “You spilled Starbucks on yourself, Adam Schefter? Well at least you still have a job” - but some of have come from within the industry. Former Sports Illustrated writer Jeff Pearlman used Stephen A. Smith as the face of the problem with ESPN’s layoffs - and the industry as a whole. In an essay, which specifically noted it was not Smith’s “fault” that he is paid exponentially more than anyone who was fired this week, Pearlman decried
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By Michelle Nichols and Lesley Wroughton UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned on Friday that failure to curb North Korea's nuclear and missile development could lead to 'catastrophic consequences,' while China and Russia cautioned Washington against threatening military force. Washington has recently lavished praise on Beijing for its efforts to rein in its ally Pyongyang, but Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made clear to the U.N. Security Council it was not only up to China to solve the North Korean problem.
A Fox News host who was accused of making an inappropriate sexual remark about Ivanka Trump has announced he is taking a vacation. Presenter Jesse Watters said on-air with a smirk that he "really liked how she was speaking into the microphone" while the president’s daughter appeared on a panel in Berlin last Tuesday.. Last week Fox news host Bill O’Reilly, who is widely regarded as Watters’ mentor, was sacked by the network after a slew of sexual harassment allegations.
The body of a one-year-old-girl was found under the couch of a house in Illinois that police described as being "in a deplorable condition" on Thursday, days after the toddler was first reported missing. Will County Sherrif's Office said that the body of Semaj Crosby was found around midnight on Thursday morning after sherrifs, along with the FBI, gained consent from Semaj's mother, Sheri Gordon, to search her residence. During a press conference Will County Sherrif's department said Semaj was last seen playing in front of the house on Tuesday afternoon wearing a long sleve shirt with a picture of a cat on the front.
Elizabeth Thomas Case: Tipster Reveals Details
A passenger was removed from a recent Delta Air Lines flight after defying a crew member's orders...