Dan Orlovsky in ESPN No. 2 NFL booth after Fox Sports pursuit

Dan Orlovsky in ESPN No. 2 NFL booth after Fox Sports pursuit

The NFL TV free-agency carousel has yet another move as Dan Orlovsky will join Steve Levy and Louis Riddick Jr. on ESPN’s No. 2 NFL TV booth, The Post has learned. ESPN declined comment. The position is significant. While ESPN has signed Joe Buck and Troy Aikman as its No. 1 team, Levy and Riddick … Read more

Kevin Harlan ‘furious’ over viral Odell Beckham Jr. broadcast moment

Kevin Harlan 'furious' over viral Odell Beckham Jr. broadcast moment

There’s more to this Kevin Harlan story than a seconds-long soundbite. In an interview with USA Today, the broadcaster opened up about a now-viral moment that occurred during a Mavericks-Suns playoff game this month, when viewers seemingly believed that he was taking a dig at Odell Beckham Jr. after bringing up the wide receiver’s torn … Read more

Tom Brady gets monster 10-year, $375 million deal from Fox Sports

Tom Brady gets monster 10-year, $375 million deal from Fox Sports

Fox Sports’ deal to make Tom Brady his lead NFL game analyst after he retires is for 10 years and $375 million, The Post has learned. It is the largest contract in sportscasting history, as it more than doubles both CBS’ Tony Romo and ESPN’s Troy Aikman in average annual salary of $18 million per … Read more

Draymond Green accuses Chris Russo of ‘racist undertone’

Draymond Green accuses Chris Russo of 'racist undertone'

Draymond Green has responded to Chris Russo telling him to shut up and play. Yesterday, he [Russo] goes on TV and he says ‘America is tired of Draymond Green.’ He then proceeds to say ‘shut up and play,’ ” Green said on his podcast, “the Draymond Green Show”, Thursday. “I’m not one to really pull … Read more

Stephen A. Smith fed up with Kyrie Irving in 6-minute rant

Stephen A. Smith fed up with Kyrie Irving in 6-minute rant

Stephen A. Smith provided 24 hours’ notice that he was going to deliver a rant for the ages about Kyrie Irving, and the man fulfilled his promise. Smith, who promised a response to Irving’s series of tweets Thursday that ripped the media as puppets for a racist society, spoke on ESPN’s “First Take” on Friday … Read more

Mark Cuban says TikTok is ‘the future of sports media’ — here’s why

Mark Cuban says TikTok is 'the future of sports media' — here's why

Mark Cuban thinks TikTok — or, at least, its style of short-form video – is here to stay, and for a potentially unexpected reason. On a recent episode of “The Colin Cowherd Podcast,” hosted by Fox Sports anchor Colin Cowherd, Cuban called TikTok “the future of sports media,” noting that the app’s AI-fueled algorithms tailor … Read more

Sage Steele suing ESPN over benching for vaccine comments

Sage Steele suing ESPN over benching for vaccine comments

Sage Steele, a star “SportsCenter” anchor for ESPN, is suing the network and parent company Disney over the circumstances surrounding her being sidelined late last year. In the lawsuit, Steele alleges she was retaliated against over comments she made about the company’s vaccine mandate on Jay Cutler’s podcast last September, violating both her contract and … Read more

Kay Adams leaving NFL Network’s ‘GMFB’ and eyeing Amazon

Kay Adams leaving NFL Network's 'GMFB' and eyeing Amazon

Kay Adams is leaving NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football” and could land as the host of Amazon Prime Video’s “Thursday Night Football” pregame show, The Post has learned. “Kay has been a big part of the success of Good Morning Football and we hope to keep her in the NFL Media family for years to … Read more

NBA must end tacit approval of crude behavior ruining basketball

NBA must end tacit approval of crude behavior ruining basketball

How does one seek asylum from an asylum? The games typically start with the house lights turned way down, searchlight beams sweeping the floor like a supermarket opening or a nighttime prison yard inspection. Next, pounding, threatening music fills the arena, like war drums, bellows fanning the flames. Then the public address voice takes over, … Read more