06.04.2012 [SB Nation] - In responding to ESPN's SkipBayless (always a bad idea, but what the heck), Durant made the point that the Thunder actually need Westbrook to shoot too much to succeed. "We're worse when I take more shots," Durant said. "Like I said, that guy doesn't
31.03.2012 [USA TODAY (blog)] - 1 Tebow fan SkipBayless said his boy was "the most unfairly, over-criticized quarterback" in league history, McNabb disagreed: Negative -- I am, I am...Nobody has been criticized as much as I have. Tebow vowed to "play my heart out" for Fireman Ed and
21.03.2012 [Bleacher Report] - SkipBayless is at it again, this time with a Twitter spat against Willis McGahee of the Denver Broncos. SkipBayless originally posted this comment on Twitter, directed at McGahee's comments regarding Tim Tebow. McGahee says Broncos lacked "a general"
(born John Bayless II on December 4, 1951) is a sports journalist and television personality who is currently working for ESPN as a commentator. Bayless is featured on ESPN First Take, ESPN2's daily sports talk morning program, where he participates in a daily debate segment with Stephen A. Smith.
09.04.2012 [Deadspin] - About a week ago, we told you about the high school exploits of "starting point guard" SkipBayless. According to Skip, he started for the team that would eventually lose in the state finals. Turns out, SkipBayless is a fibber.
05.04.2012 [MVP Texas (blog)] - Smith (aka "Screaming" A. Smith) and SkipBayless went toe-to-toe on the Spurs on today's ESPN's First Take. Bayless, who is picking the Spurs as the favorite to win the Western Conference, defended the Spurs by saying how Tiago Splitter and Patty
04.04.2012 [Orlando Sentinel] - So the obvious question, which is the better team, sparked an interesting debate between ESPN's Stephen A. Smith and SkipBayless on ESPN's First Take. Bayless said he'd take the Heat 'tonight and every night moving forward.
04.04.2012 [National Review Online] - For those of you who took the winter off — hey, don't feel bad: ESPN's SkipBayless seemingly mails in his baseball analysis year-round — here is a little of what transpired while you were in National Pastime hibernation.
31.03.2012 [Arrowhead Pride (blog)] - You'd think that would be easy, but then again SkipBayless has a twitter account. I love following Spencer Hall (@edsbs) and Rob Neyer (@RobNeyer) on Twitter as well. Of course there are also great sports figures out there that have good feeds like
05.04.2012 [San Antonio Express (blog)] - During a recent discussion about the Spurs on ESPN 2′s First Take with SkipBayless, Smith doesn't share quite the opinion of Bayless about the Spurs' worthiness as Western Division challengers. Bayless has been on the Spurs' bandwagon since the start
30.03.2012 [Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - While debating whether Tim Tebow should be on Twitter, SkipBayless made the assertion that the New York Jets backup was the "the most unfairly, over-criticized quarterback in the history of this league." "Negative — I am," McNabb interrupted. "I am.
09.04.2012 [ESPN.co.uk] - SkipBayless, Ryan Stewart and Jerry Ferrara discuss Tiger Woods' performance at the Masters. (07:49) April 9, 2012 Bundesliga: Schalke 3-0 Hannover Football Highlights : A brace from Raul sets the home side on their way to victory.
09.04.2012 [Yahoo! Sports] - Even though some analysts like SkipBayless claim that Durant needs to shoot more, it is Westbrook that needs to keep involved in the games to win. Here is the kryptonite for the Oklahoma City Thunder. In the three losses, they turned the ball over 55
09.04.2012 [The Husky Haul] - Mandatory Credit: Fernando Medina-US PRESSWIRE Recently there was a very interesting piece on ESPN with a discussion between Stephen A. Smith and SkipBayless about Mark Cuban's comments that college basketball players ought to wait two or three years
28.03.2012 [Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - Cruz was attending Tuesday's NIT semifinal at Madison Square Garden, when someone in the truck -- most likely bleary-eyed after helping to assemble several ill-advised hours of SkipBayless-oriented programming -- put up the unfortunate graphic.
20.03.2012 [New York Observer] - By Thomas Golianopoulos 3/20 6:42pm On a recent Wednesday evening, ESPN commentator SkipBayless sat in a booth in the bar at the Midtown Hilton nursing a Diet Coke and quietly watching two basketball games. “By nature, I am quiet off the air,” he said
29.03.2012 [Yahoo! Sports] - In this version on ESPN he added a little improved line regarding the SkipBayless Tebow bandwagon. Now, I have got to say this guy has talent but I am wondering if his songs are going to continue to follow the Broncos, Tim Tebow or both.
30.03.2012 [Riggo's Rag] - I understand the need to dissent when one is sitting at the ESPN First Take desk alongside SkipBayless. Sitting next to SkipBayless would make me agitated and argumentative, as well. But when Donovan McNabb was asked point-blank whether or not he
14.03.2012 [Yahoo! Sports] - SkipBayless develops bigger man crush on Taylor than he has on Tim Tebow. Run finally ends against Stallings mentor Roy Williams and North Carolina, but nobody ever looks at Vandy basketball the same way after this. Worst case: Vandy left it all in
03.04.2012 [ESPN.co.uk] - Rick Reilly and SkipBayless discuss what to expect from Tiger Woods at the Masters and if Woods will break Jack Nicklaus' majors record. (12:00) April 3, 2012 FA WSL 2012: Season Preview Womens Super League on ESPN : Jacqui Oatley and Faye White look
23.03.2012 [Yahoo! Sports (blog)] - J. Patrick • Phoenix, Arizona • 2 days 1 hour ago Did Ryan Lambert write this or SkipBayless? If anybody's guilty of taking a pre-meditated run at a player here, it's the author. The preponderance of evidence indicates that Doan is who he says he is
04.04.2012 [Marlin Maniac] - Before I get onto the real analysts on ESPN, I thought I would pass this tweet by SkipBayless along. As a Marlins fan, him picking us to win it all is a scary proposition. But then again, he did pick the Miami Heat to win it all this season.
03.04.2012 [SLAM Online] - Rookie Norris Cole is playing like a rookie; Chris Bosh still loves jumpers like SkipBayless loves talking trash from a perfectly safe studio and Spoelstra remains enamored with undersized, offensively challenged “gamers.” Can the Heat get consistent
04.04.2012 [The Daily Pennsylvanian] - ESPN has already doubled the salaries of “First Take” analysts SkipBayless and Stephen A. Smith, while also doubling the volume on their microphones. Sources said Ben & Jerry's ice cream company has even begun manufacturing a “Zacksanity” flavor
17.03.2012 [The Pewter Plank] - Unless if your SkipBayless. Then you can argue against every valid point in history by saying “Tim Tebow is better than him” even if the statement was “Michael Jordan was the best NBA player in history”. Skip would say, “No, Tebow could beat him”.
31.03.2012 [Lake Show Life] - If you don't believe me, watch them play (or listen to SkipBayless). Bynum's post-moves are light years ahead Dwight's, and Bynum attains his averages by being the third option on his team. And here lies the problem… The fact of the matter is that if
25.03.2012 [Tbo.com] - "I think it was on ESPN First Take or something, with SkipBayless, calling it the biggest choke of all time. I was kind of like, 'Hey, put me on that show. I'll debate those guys any time.'" He won a lot of fans that day.
24.03.2012 [NBCSports.com] - I guess it's going to stick to the current high standard of programming, which includes inviting celebrities into the commentary booth during football games, SkipBayless race-baiting viewers, and only providing meaningful coverage for the sports that
22.03.2012 [The Smoking Section] - And, while we're reaching, Cam had Jim Jones while Tebow, voluntarily or not, has SkipBayless. Jay-Z didn't invite Cam and The Dips on the Roc The Mic Tour. And Elway, um, looked like he sh*t himself with each Tebow victory, almost as if praying for