Taylor spoke to Insider about her rise at ESPN, her versatility, and the "tremendous responsibility" she shoulders as "a Black woman in my position."
In leaked audio from last year, Rachel Nichols accused ESPN of promoting host Maria Taylor, who is Black, to increase diversity.
The Spike Lee-produced documentary will air on ESPN and stream on ESPN+ next year, the network announced Tuesday.
As one of four official "WNBA Changemakers," Google joins an exclusive group of brands that "lead the way in the advancement of women and sports."
The reigning NCAA triple-double queen saw herself in players at this year's March Madness, and not just through their stellar play on the hardwood.
"I would strongly support them doing that. People look to them. They're leaders," Biden told ESPN about the MLB.
Though Disney was years late to the streaming wars, it's already set to overtake Netflix as the biggest player in the market by 2024.
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Matthew Judon threatened to release photos of a reporter at a strip club in an Instagram story.
Prominent ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith said he doesn’t like women fighting. The presenter appeared on a podcast and was asked about women in executive roles. He went on a tangent about his distaste for women’s fights, attracting the ire of the MMA community. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Disney is launching a $US19 streaming bundle in January that will include ad-free Hulu, Disney Plus, and ESPN Plus. This will be available alongside its current bundle that includes Hulu with ads for $US6 less. But both bundles, as well as the standalone Disney Plus subscription, will be hit by […]
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Today’s news: President-elect Biden’s administration could have big advertising implications, ex-ESPN employees […]
Most journalists don’t make political contributions. But among those who do, they almost always give to Democrats. Following Insider’s questions, at least two news organisations have either suspended or reassigned reporters and editors found to have given political candidates cash. Some news organisations are wrestling with whether to rethink their […]
Jay Williams has become one of ESPN’s strongest, most dignified voices during an unprecedented moment for sports. Before the COVID-19 pandemic shut the world down, Williams gave an Insider reporter and photographer behind-the-scenes access to a day in his life. From early-morning dog walks and on-air battles with Stephen A. […]
Jemele Hill and Cari Champion are debuting their new VICE TV show, “Stick to Sports,” Wednesday at 10 p.m. The ESPN alums will put their friendship on full display each week as they discuss current events in politics, entertainment, pop culture, and – of course – sports. Hill and Champion […]
“The Last Dance” executive producer Michael Tollin told Insider what happened when he met Michael Jordan to see if he would agree to do the docuseries. He said he took a red-eye flight in June 2016 to see the NBA legend in Charlotte, though he had no meeting set up. […]
Adrian Wojnarowski, one of ESPN’s NBA reporters, publicly apologised on Friday for responding “F— you” to a press release from the office of Republican Sen. Josh Hawley. Hawley wrote to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to complain about the league releasing an approved list of social-justice messages for players to put […]
ESPN commentator Bomani Jones spoke with Will Cain on the latter’s ESPN Radio show about the impact of NASCAR’s and Bubba Wallace’s noose incident on race relations in America. Cain had previously said on “First Take” that the FBI’s finding that the noose was a garage pulley and not a […]