Ryan Leaf

Retired QB Ryan Leaf can still throw a football very high and far

When Ryan Leaf was drafted with the second overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft out of Washington State, the quarterback looked like a future star. Well, Leaf never did reach his ceiling and only played in the NFL for four seasons. Despite the short career that ended 15 years ago, Leaf can still rip […]

Bill King

The late Bill King honored with Frick Award from Baseball Hall of Fame

The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced that the long-time voice of the Oakland A’s, Bill King, is the winner of the Ford C. Frisk Award for broadcasting excellence. King was the Voice of the A’s for 25 years from 1981 to 2005. In addition to calling baseball, King called NBA games and probably best known for […]

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Ranking the college football bowl games: Which are the ones to watch?

College football has 40 scheduled FBS Bowl Games this year, with a National Championship Game to follow them all. Additionally, starting last year, ESPN put together a “HBCU National Championship” called the Celebration Bowl, to be contested between the champions of the two HBCU conferences. It’s not an FBS Bowl, though, so it won’t be ranked […]


Viewing Picks for December 7, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Pearl Harbor Invitational, Bloch Arena, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Pearl Harbor, HI Cal vs. Seton Hall — FS1, 7 p.m. Princeton vs. Hawai’i — FS1, 9:30 p.m. Buffalo at Pittsburgh — ACC Network Plus, 7 p.m. Harvard at Boston College — ACC Network Plus, 7 p.m. Southern Illinois at […]

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - SEPTEMBER 20: Tim Tebow #15 of the New York Mets works out at an instructional league day at Tradition Field on September 20, 2016 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Mets manager Terry Collins hopes Tim Tebow will play in Spring Training games

Despite looking very overmatched in the Arizona Fall League, Tim Tebow apparently plans to continue his baseball career, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins even wants to see Tebow play in some of the team’s Spring Training games. Collins told the media on Tuesday at the Winter Meetings that he hopes “you will see […]

DALLAS, TX - NOVEMBER 30:  Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs during play against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on November 30, 2016 in Dallas, Texas.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that , by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Your NBA announcing schedule for 12/6-12

Tuesday, December 6 San Antonio Spurs at Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA TV 8 pm) Local Broadcast Wednesday, December 7 Cleveland Cavaliers at New York Knicks (ESPN 8 pm) Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy & Lisa Salters Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Clippers (ESPN 10:30 pm) Dave Pasch, Mark Jackson & J.A. Adande Thursday, December 8 […]

Disco Demolition Night

Drunk History will explore Disco Demolition Night

Tonight’s episode of Comedy Central’s Drunk History is going to look at one of the more infamous promotions in MLB history. Disco Demolition Night at the old Comiskey Park in Chicago happened on  July 12, 1979 and was the brainchild of DJ Steve Dahl and the Chicago White Sox’s promotions director Mike Veeck. It happened in between […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 05:  The Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after their 82-51 victory over the Syracuse Orange to win the championship game of the 2016 NCAA Women's Final Four Basketball Championship at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 5, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

HBO to offer new documentary series on UConn women’s basketball team

HBO Sports has announced in conjunction with IMG, a new documentary reality series focusing on the UConn women’s basketball team. The series titled, “UConn Huskies: The March to Madness” premieres with an hour-long show on Wednesday, March 1, then subsequent episodes will run for a half-hour. As the Huskies go for their fifth consecutive NCAA […]


Claire Smith becomes first woman to win BBWAA’s J.G. Spink Award

ESPN’s Claire Smith was named the first female winner of the Baseball Writers Association of America’s J.G. Spink Award for 2017. The honor is given annually to a sportswriter for “meritorious contributions to baseball writing.” Smith will receive the award at the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown next July. Smith, 62, currently works […]