LAST MONTH ESPN suspended on-air personality Bob Ryan for making disparaging remarks about ESPN NBA analyst Mark Jackson while appearing on Dan Le Batard's ESPN radio show. So how does Ryan's two-week time-out compare with other ESPN disciplinary acts? Match the perp with the crime and the time.
DAN LE BATARD
Two weeks for calling Bristol, Conn., a godforsaken place
Two weeks for commenting on Hannah Storm's wardrobe
One week for arguing with a program director
Thirty days for using "chink in the armor" while discussing Jeremy Lin's game
Two days for renting a billboard to mock LeBron James
Three weeks for criticizing Roger Goodell
1, F / 2, D / 3, C / 4, B / 5, A / 6, E
THEY SAID IT
"WELL, I SURE AS HELL DON'T WANT IT TO BE ME STANDING AT THE $2 WINDOW AT TURFWAY."
Reds great, who was selected for the team's hall of fame on Jan. 19, when asked how he'd like to be depicted in a statue that will be placed outside Great American Ball Park.
SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE
While in New York to play the Nets, Thunder forward Steve Novak ordered a room-service latte at the Trump Soho, for which he was charged $20.67.
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