Sources: ESPN Laying Off Hundreds [UPDATE]

ESPN is laying off a portion of its staff today, a network spokesman confirms to us. How many? ESPN won't say. A tipster told us earlier today that it would be more than 400 staffers. A source at ESPN said that number is a little high, but it appears to be in the hundreds. » 5/21/13 11:51am 5/21/13 11:51am

ESPN Uses An Unfortunate Abbreviation For NASCAR Driver Suspended For…

Jeremy Clements, the NASCAR driver suspended for a racial slur, has been reinstated and will be able to race again. He races in the Nationwide Series, which is a bit long to type. ESPN decided to abbreviate it to make it easier. » 3/13/13 1:46pm 3/13/13 1:46pm

Watch An Entire Season Of Racing Live On Your Xbox

The American Le Mans Series will be the first U.S. racing series to broadcast an entire season of racing live, online, and unedited via ESPN3 and Xbox Live, including the 12 hours of Sebring you've been poorly recreating in Forza. » 1/03/11 2:30pm 1/03/11 2:30pm

Help Send The $500 Craigslist Rally Car To ESPN's X Games

Despite the fervent wishes of thousands, Rally America won't let Bill Caswell, Jalopnik's $500 Craigslist rally-car driver, compete in July's X Games. These guys used to be part of the counterculture. Have they lost touch? Let's change their minds. » 6/29/10 1:30pm 6/29/10 1:30pm

Between The Lines: ESPN Columnist Blows Jeff Gordon Journalistically

We try not to read ESPN columns too often because it most often ends with someone having to restrain us so before we can bash our iBook against the wall. Don't get us wrong, we love Bill Simmons and all of that, but a recent column about Jeff Gordon's identity crisis represents both the worst in writing and the worst… » 11/30/07 3:45pm 11/30/07 3:45pm

Nascar Has Gone To Hypercolor With ESPN's New "Draft Track" Technology


In case you're watching the Allstate 400 race at the Brickyard today on ESPN, don't be scared if for some reason it seems like your TV's gone the way of an old hypercolor t-shirt. Rather, it's a new teevee technology the folks at ESPN are calling "Draft Track" — and it's a way to see how the air is flowing over the top… » 7/29/07 4:30pm 7/29/07 4:30pm

You're With Me, Sierra? GMC And ESPN Huddle Up On New Pickup Advertising


The General just released the media marketing strategy for the GMC Sierra, and it's filled with all sorts of marketing buzz terminology about how it's designed to "leverage a non-traditional marketing platform designed to reach today's savvy consumer beyond the traditional thirty second television advertisement." So in… » 9/05/06 10:33am 9/05/06 10:33am