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SI’s Peter King: NFL ‘Very Concerned’ About Declining Ratings

In an appearance Friday on ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption,” Sports Illustrated football writer Peter King said that the NFL was “very concerned” about the decline in ratings this year. Many attribute the ratings drop to the politicization of the NFL,


ESPN’s Kornheiser: Why Play the National Anthem at Sporting Events?

Monday while reacting to NFL players Michael Bennett and Marshawn Lynch sitting for the national anthem before preseason games last week, ESPN “Pardon the Interruption” co-host Tony Kornheiser questioned the purpose of even playing the “The Star Spangled Banner” at


Kornheiser: I Have Never Seen a Player Do More to ‘Harm Himself’ Than RG III

During Tuesday’s “Pardon the Interruption” on ESPN2, co-host Tony Kornhieser reacted to Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III “liking” an Instagram post that criticized the Redskins front office shortly after Griffin lost his starting job to Kirk Cousins. Griffin refuted

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ESPN’s ‘PTI’: Harsh Penalties for Those Involved in Cardinals Scandal

During Tuesday’s “Pardon the Interruption” on ESPN, co-hosts Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon reacted to the report that the St. Louis Cardinals are being investigated by the FBI for hacking the Houston Astros internal database, which contains sensitive player information. Both


Mike Wilbon: ‘Hope Solo Is a Menace’

Mike Wilbon, speaking on Monday’s broadcast of ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption,” responded to the new report that was released on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” which shows police reports that U.S. Women’s Soccer goalie Hope Solo, five-foot-nine-inches and 150 pounds, struck her six-feet-eight-inches 270 pound 17-year-old

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Wilbon: Miami Marlins Look Amateurish After Questionable Managerial Moves

On Monday’s edition of “Pardon the Interruption” on ESPN, co-host Mike Wilbon spoke out on the firing of Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond, and the hiring of current general manager Dan Jennings. Jennings, the Marlins seventh manager in five years, has never