Presenting the worst home run call in MLB history

It’s easy to use hyperbole in sports blogging, but the headline here is no exaggeration. The following clip comes from Tuesday night’s White Sox-Twins game, and believe it or not, the man behind this home run call is not Hawk Harrelson, but broadcast partner Steve Stone. Stone has been taking turns at the mic doing play-by-play […]

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Your Week 1 NFL Announcing Schedule

Thursday, September 4 NFL Kickoff 2014 Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks, NBC 8:25 pm, Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth & Michelle Tafoya Sunday, September 7 New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons, FOX 1 pm, Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch & Pam Oliver Minnesota Vikings at St. Louis Rams, FOX 1 pm, Dick Stockton, Kirk Morrison & Kristina Pink Buffalo Bills […]


Madden glitch turns linebacker into munchkin

Glitches in EA games are par for the course nowadays. More often then not, videos will flood YouTube after the release of a sports game highlighting these hilarious glitches. But I think this glitch from Madden ’15 takes the cake – Titans linebacker Christian Kirksey is listed as one foot, two inches tall. Well, […]

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Fox Sports 1 weirdness continues with Manny Pacquiao NFL ballad

Sometimes… Fox Sports 1 can just be weird.  There’s really no other word you can use to describe America’s Pregame bringing boxing great Manny Pacquaio on the program to sing a ballad about the NFL coming back this week. It’s just… weird. Pacquaio’s singing career is really one of the more perplexing tangents in the […]

The Cauldron

The Cauldron picks up some new writers

If you’re not familiar with The Cauldron, you can be forgiven. The site launched back in June with by New York Knicks beat writer Jamie O’Grady leading the way. It has picked up several writers along the way including Tim Ryan of The Big Lead, Andy Glockner of (currently its Executive Editor), Jim Cavan […]


Saints opener under blackout threat on DirecTV in New Orleans

Blackouts are becoming more and more of a thorn in the side of sports fans.  In spite of archaic, restrictive national blackouts being under threat recently, blackouts are still hitting local markets around the country.  Nobody is safe.  Blackouts are the shadowy monsters of sports that always seem to be around the corner no matter where you […]


Viewing Picks for September 2, 2014

All Times Eastern Basketball FIBA 2014 Basketball World Cup Group Phase Group C, Bilbao, Spain New Zealand vs. United States — ESPN, 11:30 a.m. Group D, Gran Caneria, Canary Islands Republic of Korea vs. Slovenia — NBA TV, 2 p.m. College Football CFB Daily: The Experts — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPNU, […]


Your MLB Announcing Schedule for 9/1 – 9/7

Monday, September 1 – Labor DayPhiladelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves (ESPN 1 pm) Dave O’Brien, Aaron BooneDetroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians (ESPN 4 pm) Steve Levy, Eduardo PerezWashington Nationals at Los Angeles Dodgers (MLBN 8 pm) Bob Costas, Jim Kaat [alt: Rangers at Royals]Tuesday, September 2Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (MLBN 7 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: Tigers […]

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Bills player blames ESPN for Michael Sam being out of a job

Michael Sam being cut by the Rams wasn’t a tremendous surprise… but him being unsigned by any NFL team for their practice squad certainly is.  Sam played well in the preseason and was considered a shoo-in for the Rams practice squad at the very least, but they chose to stock extra bodies at different positions. […]


The Top Five Moments of the U.S. Open on CBS

As CBS enters its final week of airing the U.S. Open, let’s look at some of the moments that have made the tennis tournament one of the signature events for the Tiffany Network. The U.S. Open stayed with CBS through some of the network’s best times and even during a period when it lost the […]


Viewing Picks for September 1, 2014

HAPPY LABOR DAY!! All Times Eastern Basketball 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Group Stage Group B, Sevilla, Spain Argentina vs. Philippines — NBA TV, 11:30 a.m. Group B, Sevilla, Spain Puerto Rico vs. Greece — NBA TV, 2 p.m. Group A, Grenada, Spain Brazil vs. Spain — NBA TV, 7 p.m. (same day coverage) College […]

Turner Broadcasting

Turner layoffs may mean more cash for NBA rights

Last week, Turner Broadcasting began laying off 550 workers. It was a move to free up money for more original programming on its various networks such as TBS, TNT and tru TV, but also for sports rights. The biggest sports series on Turner is the NBA and with the company employing 16,000 people worldwide, the […]

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Matt Leinart appears to be joining the Dark Side full-time

Last week, the Pac-12 Networks announced that Matt Leinart would join its on-air roster as a studio analyst. Combined with the fact that Leinart has also become a contributor to Fox Sports Live on Fox Sports 1 and it appears that the Heisman Trophy winner at USC and journeyman NFL quarterback has shucked the playing career […]