JJ Watt on cover of ESPN, SI magazines this week (Photo)

When he’s not terrorizing quarterbacks, wrecking games, or even appearing in commercials, J.J. Watt is posing as the cover boy for a pair of the country’s biggest sports magazines — in the same week. Tough life this Texan leads. Two national covers the same week! That's how @JJWatt does things. Great job @EvanKoch22 pic.twitter.com/tAo6G3BUP4 —…

ESPN predicts ugly outcome for Eagles in season opener

The Chip Kelly era is going to begin much like the Andy Reid era ended. So says the Worldwide Leader, anyway. In their annual NFL preview issue, ESPN predicted that the Eagles will lose 41-0 to the division-rival Redskins, Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ.com reported. Coincidentally — or not — the game will be broadcast on…

Rob Parker: RG3 comments taken out of context

While Rob Parker awaits his return to the airwaves, the suspended ESPN commentator opened up about his now-infamous comments regarding Robert Griffin III. Making an appearance on Flashpoint on Channel 4 in Detroit — his hometown — a shocked Parker claims the masses took his remarks “out of context.” “I can’t believe it, Parker said,…

Ray Lewis to join ESPN after retirement

He might be leaving the gridiron, but Ray Lewis isn’t wandering too far away from the game. Sources tell Richard Deitsch of SI.com that Lewis is on the verge of signing a multi-year contract with ESPN. At the Worldwide Leader, the future Hall of Fame linebacker will have a “significant” role in the network’s Monday…

‘At least one’ First Take producer suspended

The fallout from Rob Parker’s now infamous First Take segment continues. Citing multiple sources, SI.com’s Richard Deitsch reported “at least one” of the show’s producers has been suspended as a result of Parker’s racially-motivated rant regarding Robert Griffin III. This comes one day after ESPN banned Parker for 30 days, a suspension which kicked in…

ESPN suspends Rob Parker indefinitely for RG3 comments

In the wake of Rob Parker’s ridiculous rant regarding Robert Griffin III (say that fives times fast), ESPN is in full damage control. After issuing a statement, calling Parker’s comments “inappropriate,” the worldwide leader sacked the First Take commentator. Per SI’s Richard Deitsch, ESPN has suspended Parker “until further notice” and is reviewing the situation….