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Kenny Mayne says he was on ESPN Twitter watch list

1. I’m torn.

There is a part of me that feels bad ESPN gets labeled (unfairly) as being “too political” because that narrative is nonsense.

SportsCenter anchors aren’t covering the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Stephen A. Smith isn’t talking about people not taking jobs because they are getting unemployment money. College GameDay isn’t explaining Joe Biden’s infrastructure deal.

So to say ESPN covers politics is disingenuous.

Now, do ESPN personalities tweet about politics? Sure. I think they tweet more about social justice issues than politics, but I know people don’t appreciate nuance these days.

It doesn’t appear ESPN’s executive senior vice president Norby Williamson appreciates any of it, though.

In a new (and excellent) interview with The Ringer, former SportsCenter stalwart, Kenny Mayne discussed his departure from the network and shared some hard-to-believe stories about just how paranoid and sensitive ESPN is about the whole politics thing.

“They were

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NBA Finals Suns-Bucks WATCH: Chris Paul And Scott Foster Spoke Before Game 6

The Twitter account of ESPN’s SportsCenter posted a video of Chris Paul and Scott Foster speaking before Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday evening.

The Tweet with the video can be seen below. 

Paul has lost the last 12 playoff games when Foster has been a referee (see Tweet below from StatMuse). 

The Milwaukee Bucks were 4.5-point favorites in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night, according to FanDuel.

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How to watch, live stream, TV info, rules, finalists

Eleven students will compete in the 93rd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee in Orlando, Florida, to take home the coveted Scripps Cup Thursday night. The competition has been a feat of orthographic endurance for decades, giving each student a chance at thousands of dollars in prize money.

Last year’s competition was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was the first time the spelling bee was canceled since 1945.

This year, each stage of the Spelling Bee was held remotely but the finalists will convene at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney Resort. The winner, one of more than 200 students who first entered the competition, will win $50,000.

First Lady Jill Biden will attend this year’s finals. Kevin Negandhi, a co-anchor on the 6 P.M. ET SportsCenter, will host the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Negandhi previously hosted the event in 2016 and 2017. Paul

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Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: Main event start time, how to watch, rules

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These two fight in a matter of hours…


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YouTuber Logan Paul and boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. are fighting each other — it’s actually happening. Their long-discussed boxing match takes place today June 6 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami

We’re doing live updates on the event here.

What time is the Mayweather vs. Logan Paul fight? 

In the US, the PPV starts at 8 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT) on Sunday, June 6.
In the UK, the PPV starts at 1 a.m. BST on Monday, June 7.
In Australia, the PPV starts at 10 a.m. AEST on Monday June 7.

The main event will not start until at least 10 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. PDT). That’s 3 a.m. BST in the UK and 12 midday in AEST.

You can watch the final, post weigh-in staredown below.

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