Craig Sager, Verne Lundquist, Robin Roberts to be inducted into Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame

The Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame has announced its 10th annual class of inductees and it’s a very distinguished group of honorees. Included in the group are familiar broadcastsers like Verne Lundquist, Tim McCarver and Robin Roberts, executives like CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus and former MSG Network president Joe Cohen, and  famed baseball director Bill […]


30 for 30 review – Catholics vs. Convicts

Director – Patrick Creadon Length – 102 minutes without commercials, 120 minutes with. Installment – #87 by my count. ESPN considers this #91 as they count the OJ documentary as 5 separate installments (they also don’t count the “suspended” Down In The Valley installment) Most Similar To – The Fab Five, Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks Grade/Ranking –  high […]


Barstool Sports debuting daily SiriusXM radio show Jan. 3

The Barstool Sports empire is continuing to grow. Satellite radio is the latest territory to be conquered by the sports and culture brand. Barstool has reached an agreement with SiriusXM for a national daily program on the network. The two-hour show will air Monday through Friday at 12 p.m. ET on the SiriusXM Rush channel (93 […]


Viewing Picks for December 8, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Fordham at St. John’s — FS1, 6:30 p.m. Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee — CBS Sports Network, 7:30 p.m. Iowa State at Iowa — ESPN2, 8 p.m. Nicholls at Florida State — ESPNU, 9 p.m. Southern Utah at Loyola Marymount — Campus Insiders, 10 p.m. Texas-Arlington at St. Mary’s — […]

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 3:  Fans of the Clemson Tigers cheer during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Clemson Memorial Stadium on September 3, 2005 in Clemson, South Carolina. Clemson defeated Texas A&M 25-24.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

ESPN’s Jason Fitz says he roots against Clemson due to fan behavior on social media

The lines of journalistic impartiality have grown more blurry over the years. Just recently, we had Michael Wilbon offering analysis in a Cubs jersey. Scott Van Pelt’s loyalty to the Maryland Terrapins is a charming facet of his personality. Sage Steele appeared in an Indiana University commercial. And this is fine! They’re human beings, after […]


ESPN’s Doris Burke doesn’t understand this thing with Drake either

ESPN basketball reporter and analyst Doris Burke was a guest on the Mike & Mike show Wednesday morning, presumably to talk about the NBA and the women’s college basketball clash between No. 1 UConn and No. 2 Notre Dame. But Greenberg and Golic just wouldn’t be doing their jobs properly if they didn’t ask about […]

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 26:   Mike Weber #25 of the Ohio State Buckeyes rushes the ball against the Michigan Wolverines at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Both CBS and ESPN/ABC claim victory for 2016 college football season

In the battle for viewers and ratings in the college football world, CBS and ESPN/ABC are both claiming victory. The SEC on CBS says its celebrating its eighth consecutive year as the “highest-rated regular season college football package on any network.” CBS says its package of 17 SEC games including the conference championship game averaged a […]

Olympic Channel

Olympic Channel to get its own original documentary series

The over the top streaming Olympic Channel which launched after the Rio Games has been streaming its own content. The content has either been short vignettes or various live sporting events. But now the Olympic Channel has announced a new original documentary series with some heavy Hollywood hitters producing the films. “Five Rings Films” will […]

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 […]