LAST MONTH ESPN suspended on-air personality Bob Ryan for making disparaging remarks about ESPN NBA analyst Mark Jackson while appearing on Dan Le Batard's ESPN radio show. So how does Ryan's two-week time-out compare with other ESPN disciplinary acts? Match the perp with the crime and the time.
This is an article from the Feb. 1, 2016 issue
DAN LE BATARD
Two weeks for calling Bristol, Conn., a godforsaken place
Two weeks for commenting on Hannah Storm's wardrobe
One week for arguing with a program director
Thirty days for using "chink in the armor" while discussing Jeremy Lin's game
Two days for renting a billboard to mock LeBron James
Three weeks for criticizing Roger Goodell
1, F / 2, D / 3, C / 4, B / 5, A / 6, E
THEY SAID IT
"WELL, I SURE AS HELL DON'T WANT IT TO BE ME STANDING AT THE $2 WINDOW AT TURFWAY."
Reds great, who was selected for the team's hall of fame on Jan. 19, when asked how he'd like to be depicted in a statue that will be placed outside Great American Ball Park.
SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE
While in New York to play the Nets, Thunder forward Steve Novak ordered a room-service latte at the Trump Soho, for which he was charged $20.67.