Big Names: NBA’s Stern To Appear on The Colbert Report


Recent news involving sports media personalities, including David Stern appearing on The Colbert Report and Joe Morgan reacting to ESPN’s decision not to renew his contract.

  • David Stern: The longtime commissioner of the NBA will be a guest on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report on Monday. Stern’s appearance will come just one half-hour after WNBA player and former track star Marion Jones appears on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. (Late Night Lineups)
  • Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens: In other late night news, the Bengals’ high-profile WRs will appear on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon the day before Thanksgiving (November 24). The Bengals will be in town to play the Jets on Thanksgiving night. (Late Night Lineups)
  • Joe Morgan: In a statement, the former ESPN MLB analyst said he was “not surprised by ESPN?s decision” to not renew his contract. Morgan: “They have been taking Sunday Night Baseball in a different direction the last two years and I was not comfortable with that direction.” (New York Times)