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Mar 21, 2020

James and writer Saby Reyes-Kulkarni discuss their worst fears and highest hopes about the coronavirus and talk sports media including why Saby thinks ESPN is purposely making baseball less popular. 


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Mar 11, 2020

 

Televangelist Jim Bakker was selling a coronavirus cure, until New York Attorney General Tish James stop it.. The state gave Bakker 10 days to comply with a cease-and-desist letter

On Feb. 12 episode of his show he claimed a Silver Solution sold on his website would be a preventative against the coronavirus.

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Mar 10, 2020

Rapper M-I-A has launched her own Patreon. That's the service that allows fans to pay monthly or or per project for mostly internet based content. The multi platinum selling star is latest artist with a major record contract to join the platform known as a major revenue source for podcasters, bloggers and youtubers.

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Mar 9, 2020

Steve Harvey’s show is back and made for Facebook. The comedian’s talk show was resurrected 6 months after  it was canceled last June. Its the second version of Harvey’s successful talker.

Harvey left the first version of his talk show three years ago renamed it “Steve,” and moved the production  to Los...


Mar 5, 2020

Chris Matthews left MSNBC abruptly Monday night

Hardball with Chris Matthews has aired on the network since before it was MSNBC. Premiering in 1994, Hardball gameified politics focusing on the horse race. Pivoting with the network to the right and back to the left in recent years.

But in today’s climate Matthews was...