Broadway veteran Nick Cordero dies from virus complications

NEW YORK — Tony Award-nominated actor Nick Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as “Waitress,” “A Bronx Tale” and “Bullets Over Broadway,” has died in Los Angeles after suffering severe medical complications after contracting the coronavirus. He was 41. Cordero died Sunday at Cedars-Sinai hospital after more than 90 […]

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An Unlikely Source of Catharsis for a Black M.L.B. Player: Social Media

Tony Kemp felt, in his words, depressed. Soon after George Floyd’s death in May, with enduring protests about racial injustice and police brutality around the country, Kemp could not get himself out of bed until 2 or 3 p.m. on back-to-back days. “I was just down in the dumps,” said Kemp, an infielder-outfielder for the […]

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Nick Cordero: 5 Things To Know About Broadway Star Dead At 41 After Complications From COVID-19

Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero sadly passed away after spending 90 days in hospital and having his his right leg amputated, his wife Amanda Kloots confirmed. Broadway star Nick Cordero has passed away at the age of 41 due to complications from the coronavirus. The tragic news was confirmed via Instagram on July 5 by his […]

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The Redskins’ name is indefensible – Tony Kornheiser | PTI

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon debate whether or not NFL team owner Daniel Snyder will change the name of the Washington Redskins after getting pressure from major corporate sponsors. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ […]

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Some Power 5 coaches are skeptical that a fall college football season can happen – report | PTI

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon of Pardon the Interruption react to a report from Yahoo that some Power 5 college football coaches are skeptical that a full season will happen this fall. #PTI #Sports #CollegeFootball ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA […]

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Around the Horn discusses NASCAR releasing image of noose in Bubba Wallace’s garage

J.A. Adande, Bomani Jones and Bill Plaschke join Tony Reali on Around the Horn to discuss NASCAR releasing an image of the noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega Superspeedway. Also on Thursday, president Steve Phelps said "the noose was real" and "our initial reaction was to protect our driver." ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ […]

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Is Vince Carter a Hall of Famer? | Around the Horn

Bill Plaschke, J.A. Adande and Bomani Jones join Tony Reali to debate whether Vince Carter — who confirmed his retirement Thursday after 22 seasons with the Toronto Raptors, New Jersey Nets, Orlando Magic and others — belongs in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. #NBA #Sports ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN […]

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Richard Sherman, Robert Woods and Tony Dungy discuss racism and the NFL

Football stars Richard Sherman and Robert Woods, Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy and Los Angeles Times columnist LZ Granderson gathered for a Zoom teleconference Thursday morning to discuss social justice, racism and the NFL. Sam Farmer, the Times’ Hall of Fame NFL reporter, moderated and steered the conversation. Here’s how it went: What do you […]

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Close pitch: Rob Manfred tries to save face, visiting Tony Clark to restart talks

Commissioner Rob Manfred (left) and players union chief Tony Clark met in Phoenix on Tuesday. (AP) Perhaps all it took for Major League Baseball and the Players Association to close in – finally — on an agreement to get the game played again was a face to face meeting. All it took for Major League […]

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MLB offers new 60-game proposal to players with full prorated salaries

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred (above) met with players’ union head Tony Clark on Wednesday. | LM Otero/AP Commissioner Rob Manfred met with players’ union head Tony Clark in Arizona in an attempt to restart talks on the delayed season. PHOENIX — Major League Baseball and the players union broke their stalemate Wednesday when the owners […]

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MLB makes new proposal to players’ union

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred (above) met with players’ union head Tony Clark on Wednesday. | LM Otero/AP Commissioner Rob Manfred met with players’ union head Tony Clark in Arizona in an attempt to restart talks on the delayed season. NEW YORK — Major League Baseball has made a fourth proposal to the players’ union aimed […]

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Will MLB fans buy into a 50-game season?

An Indians fan looks inside a shuttered Progressive Field in Cleveland. | Tony Dejak/AP “I think any rate-based stat record — batting average, ERA — would have to be considered an anomaly,” Oakland fan Adam Brooks said. NEW YORK — Fresh off a robust round of batting practice in Central Park, softball slugger Todd Montgomery […]

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Michael Wilbon calls out Kyrie Irving and Dwight Howard: Never give up your platform, ever | PTI

Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser react to suggestions from Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving and Los Angeles Lakers big man Dwight Howard that NBA players not complete the 2019-20 season and focus on fighting social injustice. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to […]

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Many of the top 40 NBA players would refuse to play under proposed bubble – report | PTI

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon react to rumblings out of the NBA that players might not want to play in the proposed "bubble" scenario in Orlando, Florida, including a report from Howard Beck that as many as two-thirds of the top 40 players would sit out, and a report from Chris Haynes that Brooklyn Nets […]

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Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser on Colin Kaepernick’s potential return | Pardon the Interruption

Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser discuss the possibility that Colin Kaepernick might return to the NFL in 2020. Wilbon also calls out Jerry Jones and other owners for their silence on the issue. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN […]

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Has Daryl Morey let James Harden down? | Pardon the Interruption

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon of Pardon the Interruption react to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey saying he has let James Harden down so far by not surrounding him with the talent to win an NBA championship. #NBA #Sports #PTI ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on […]

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Tony Kornheiser believes Roger Goodell is thinking about kneeling himself | PTI

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss a viral video by a number of NFL players about social justice and debate how league will respond. Wilbon loves the video and believes the NFL will have to respond differently than they did during the Colin Kaepernick kneeling protest. Tony goes a step further and speculates that commissioner […]

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Tony Dungy responds to Vic Fangio’s comments on racism in the NFL | Golic and Wingo

Former Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Tony Dungy joins Golic and Wingo to discuss comments made by Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio on racism in the NFL. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ […]

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Cara Delevingne, MGK & Travis Barker Protest & Hold Empowering Signs Together In LA

As millions continue to demand justice George Floyd, Tony McDade, and other black citizens killed at the hands of police, Travis Barker, Machine Gun Kelly, and Cara Delevingne hit the streets in LA to join the latest protests. At least three famous faces were among the thousands marching through Los Angeles on Tuesday (June 2.) […]

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Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser discuss James Dolan’s handling of protests | PTI

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss New York Knicks owner James Dolan’s internal memo sent as a response to pressure to publicly comment on the police brutality protests taking place across the country. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN […]

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PTI discusses the reaction around sports to protests across America

Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser discuss the reaction from sports, including Doc Rivers and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, after the death of George Floyd and the protests going on throughout the country. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN […]

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Michael Wilbon dismayed about the NFL’s ‘arrogance’ in not tweaking rules | PTI

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon debate the National Football Leagues’ decision to table the discussion to bring in a sky judge for replays and to opt for a 4th and 15 play instead of the traditional onside kick. Tony dismisses the onside kick idea as gimmicky then says college football’s outlook on replay is the […]

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Tony Vlachos: 5 Things To Know About The ‘Survivor: Winners At War’ Champion

During the May 13 finale of ‘Survivor: Winners at War,’ Tony Vlachos was officially named voted as the Sole Survivor. He won $2 million — but it certainly was not easy! Tony Vlachos has officially become the second person to ever win Survivor twice during the Winners at War finale on May 13. In the […]

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