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The new “This Is SportsCenter” commercial wins everything

ESPN is embracing the ongoing Internet rumors of a John Clayton ponytail in its new “This Is SportsCenter” commercial.

This one wins. Shut it down.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

13 Comments for The new “This Is SportsCenter” commercial wins everything



  1. Nick
    3:43 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    ESPN always has the best commercials, hands down



  2. Pu
    3:49 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    As much as i dislike listening to Johan talk about football, this commercial is GREAT! You’re right, 1, ESPN’s commercials are classic



  3. Vanilla Bryce
    3:49 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    I always thought John Clayton reminded me of Mr. Mackey… MMMMkkkayyy



  4. Bluegrass
    3:50 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    To the Bud Light and ESPN commercial writers – you all are brilliant!!



  5. Pu
    3:52 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    3, How did I never see that?! Mari-Juwana is bad, mmmkay



  6. Paintsville Mafia
    3:54 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    Is the football game this Saturday on Insight or DirecTV? I know that has probably been asked on some thread here, but humor me please.



  7. DerbyDemon
    4:30 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    Uh, don’t do drugs; drugs are bad, m’kay? The commercial was GREAT!



  8. CarloTheDon
    4:31 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    Brilliant!!



  9. Owen
    5:28 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    Hail of Bullets poster. Someone at ESPN knows their metal!



  10. just sayin'
    5:51 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    bwahahahahahahaha. FTW! he’s even wearing a slayer shirt! everyone should just stop making commercials!



  11. just sayin'
    5:54 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    9 – Definitely. There’s a ton of awesome metal band posters in that room.



  12. Can Fan In NC
    9:24 pm September 6, 2012 Permalink

    Best one ever!!!



  13. PatGLex
    9:27 am September 7, 2012 Permalink

    LOL! Agree that this is one of the best SC promos if not THE best. Amazing that Clayton had the guts to do it. (Or maybe he’s got a secret wish to be an actor….)