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Herculez Gomez joins ESPN, announces retirement from professional soccer

ESPN has a new soccer analyst, and he’ll be a familiar face to fans of U.S. soccer. That would be striker Herculez Gomez, who announced Tuesday that he was retiring from professional soccer at 34 and joining ESPN. Gomez recorded six goals in 24 appearances for the U.S. national team from 2007 to 2013, including […]

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Paul Finebaum suddenly leaves mid-show, Peter Burns steps in (updated)

The Paul Finebaum Show on ESPN Radio and SEC Network saw something highly unusual Tuesday afternoon, with host Paul Finebaum perhaps seeming ill and cutting off a caller midsentence, then the show going to an extended commercial break and a replay of some of Monday’s content, and then Peter Burns stepping into Finebaum’s chair without […]


SiriusXM to launch a Fox Sports channel this Friday

It’s been a few years since Fox Sports Radio has been on SiriusXM satellite radio. But that ends this week as SiriusXM will launch a new Fox Sports channel on Friday. Sports Business Daily reports that subscribers will be able to hear a mix of FS1 and Fox Sports Radio programming on the channel which […]

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Caught on camera! Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in I, Tonya

Our first look (albeit an unofficial one) at Margot Robbie as figure skater Tonya Harding. Since last March, we’ve known that Margot Robbie was going to portray Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding in a movie titled I, Tonya. That prompted many to immediately attempt to visualize what the Suicide Squad star might look like as […]

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 17:  Serena Williams of the United States plays a forehand in her first round match against Belinda Bencic of Switzerland on day two of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 17, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Women’s tennis fans look to pirated websites to watch matches

While the Australian Open is underway and the tournament is accessible on either ESPN2 or Tennis Channel, fans of women’s tennis have to find creative ways to watch non-Grand Slam tournaments. Thanks to the WTA’s new tennis contracts, women’s tournaments are no longer on Tennis Channel and are now on beIN Sports. While Tennis Channel has […]

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates holding the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Fox to provide free Super Bowl LI stream with local ads

Over the years, the live stream Super Bowl has grown from the game to last year’s game with all of CBS’ ads included in real-time. For Super Bowl LI, Fox plans to provide not just the game and the ads, but local commercials integrated into the stream. The Fox Sports Go stream will be available […]

KANSAS CITY, MP - JANUARY 15: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers hands the ball off to running back Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs  in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 15, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

More Sunday night primetime NFL playoff games are on their way

Weather may have forced the Steelers and Chiefs into a Sunday night kickoff for their Divisional Round playoff game this past weekend. Moving forward though, the Sunday night primetime game appears to be a permanent fixture on the NFL playoff calendar. Traditionally the NFL has played one Divisional Round playoff game on Saturday afternoon and […]

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Let’s enjoy Tiziano Crudeli losing his mind once again

It has been way, way, way, way, way too long since we featured our favorite crazy Italian soccer announcer, Tiziano Crudeli. As a crash course for those visitors that might be new to the site, Crudeli is an announcer for Italy’s Direttastadio. This is a show that doesn’t show actual soccer games, rather it shows […]

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Upset DirecTV Now customers denied refunds take their case to the FCC

AT&T’s streaming service DirecTV Now has had plenty of issues in its first few months, from not gaining rights to CBS to not showing local regional sports network games to blacking out NFL games to having major crashes and outages to regular login issues or unavailable channels for many of its users. However, the company […]


Viewing Picks for January 17, 2017

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Ohio at Akron — American Sports Network, 7 p.m. Illinois at Purdue — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. Kentucky at Mississippi State — ESPN, 7 p.m. Texas at Baylor — ESPN2, 7 p.m. South Florida at Central Florida — ESPNews, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at North Carolina State — ESPNU, […]


Live from the Super Bowl, it’s…NASCAR Race Hub?

Airing studio shows from the Super Bowl’s host city is a time-honored tradition, one that’s been done by everything from radio shows to SportsCenter to Whitlock’s House Party By The Bay. All of those other shows were either football-focused or general sports, though; FS1 is making a different move this year, announcing Monday that one […]

First Take Your Take winners

Meet the fans who will embrace debate on First Take this week

Who’s ready to watch fans debate Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman on ESPN’s First Take? The First Take, Your Take contest, which was announced back in October, has revealed its winners, Chrystal Stone of New York City and Mikal Goodman of Miami. They’ll appear on the show Tuesday and Wednesday respectively (Jan. 17 and […]

CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 02:  Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs celebrate with his teammates after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game Seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cubs win their first World Series in 108 years.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

“Baseball” director Ken Burns says he may add another chapter regarding Chicago Cubs

Celebrated documentarian Ken Burns (“The Civil War,” “The War,” the upcoming “The Vietnam War”) has said that he is looking to add another hour to the documentary series, “Baseball.” The original nine-part series premiered on PBS in 1994 and had an hour added in 2010 (“The Tenth Inning”) that looked at the 1994 work stoppage through 2009 […]