Maria Taylor Tries Hard to Claim Men’s Baylor Photo Diminishes Women; Fails Hilariously

ESPN’s Maria Taylor, whom Mike Florio upset in OutKick’s Woke All-Star Challenge Sweet 16 bracket, spent her morning looking hard for outrage and injustice. After SportsCenter, the flagship show of Taylor’s employer, tweeted out that the Baylor’s men team — with a graphic clearly stating “men’s” — is headed to the Final Four for the first time in 1950, Taylor ignored the wording to be snarky and imply SportsCenter was diminishing women. Accurate graphic: For the first time since 1950, Baylor is headed to the Final Four! 🐻 pic.twitter.com/7DsuWLuFxF — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 30, 2021 Fake outrage, looking for retweets: Baylor Men’s*….because the women won the title in 2019 https://t.co/gGOMo9nJKu — Maria Taylor (@MariaTaylor) March 30, 2021 What is Maria Taylor trying to accomplish? (To be fair, this question could be asked about all her tweets these days.) You have to feel bad for the intern who likely tweeted this out via the SportsCenter account. The person made sure to specify the men’s tournament in the graphic, only to have one of ESPN’s most promoted talents put a disingenuous spin on it. The truth is, Maria Taylor and many others in the media are so desperate to find injustices that […]

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Written by Bobby Burack

Bobby Burack covers media, politics, and sports at OutKick.