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Rob Dibble has some eloquent thoughts on sabermetrics

Former MLB pitcher and former ESPN and Fox baseball analyst Rob Dibble is known for his schtick that focuses on being “edgy” as a Nasty Boy a generation ago.  After being a national television analyst and radio host for several years, Dibble is currently working for a local ESPN Radio affiliate in Connecticut after bouncing around […]

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What we know about Sunday Night Football in 2014

We continue our “What We Know” series about the NFL TV partners for 2014. This year marks a new television contract for the National Football League and a few changes for each partner. Although the networks have not changed, there are some new features like Thursday Night Football on CBS/NFL Network and crossover games on […]

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Dean Cain is feuding with Matt Leinart for some reason

Before we get to the issue at hand, where the TV Superman takes a cheap shot at Matt Leinart, I would like to know why TMZ even felt the need to talk to Dean Cain? The man spends most of his time starring in TV Movies on Lifetime and/or the Hallmark Channel with the rotating […]

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Bleacher Report’s most poignant criticisms are now coming from within

A very interesting tectonic shift is gradually happening surrounding what may be the biggest success story of modern sports media.  In the past couple years, Bleacher Report has grown from a bustling site of unpaid, amateur writers to a multimillion dollar behemoth with the full backing of Turner Sports.  It’s been transformed from being the […]

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The build to the Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier fight will be awesome

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was supposed to defend his title against Alexander Gustafsson on September 27th in a rematch of their incredible fight from last year. But Gustafsson was forced to pull out of the fight due to a knee injury, and undefeated former US Olympian Daniel Cormier has stepped up to replace […]

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Tennis writer found guilty of egregious plagiarism

Neil Harman is a longtime tennis correspondent for The Times of London.  In 2007 he was named the British Sports News Reporter of the Year and he also served as co-president of the International Tennis Writers Association. He is also a serial plagiarist. It’s come to light in recent days that Harman has accomplished some […]

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SportsCenter anchor won a car after getting a hole-in-one

Being a SportsCenter anchor must be a pretty decent life.  You get paid pretty well.  You have some semblance of fame and recognizability without having a TMZ camera stuck in your face every time you walk out of a Starbucks.  And you get to star in funny commercials with various athletes and celebrities. If you’re […]

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Frank Caliendo reads LeBron James’ letter as Morgan Freeman

Frank Caliendo has been at ESPN for a while now and although he’s been a part of Sunday NFL Countdown, the real highlights come during his appearances on Mike & Mike.  I think Caliendo and his work has got a little bit of a bad rap with the entire Sunday morning NFL pregame show industry […]

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Kyle Martino will be staying with NBC after MLS leaves

BOSTON — MLS is leaving NBC Sports following the 2014 season, however, the network’s lead analyst for the league will not be leaving with them. I had a sit-down with NBC’s Premier League soccer crew on Wednesday in Boston (keep an eye out in the coming days and weeks for much, much more from it), […]

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Viewing Picks for July 24, 2014

All Times Eastern CFL Calgary Stampeders at Edmonton Eskimos — TSN/ESPN2, 9 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 2:30 p.m. Top 25 College Football Games of 2013: No. 19: Clemson vs. Ohio State — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Top 25 College Football Games of 2013: No. 18: Arizona State vs. Wisconsin — ESPNU, 10 […]

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What we know about the NFL on CBS in 2014

On Sunday, we brought you “What We Know About Thursday Night Football This Season.” Continuing in that vein, Awful Announcing will present a series of “What We Knows” about the upcoming season on the other NFL packages. So since we began with Thursday Night Football on CBS/NFL Network, let’s continue with the NFL on CBS […]

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Let’s check in with CNN to see what they’re talking about today…

Today CNN, once one of the biggest names in the American news media posted this tweet, and GOOD LORD IS IT TERRIFYING… Lest you think this is some kind of forgery, some kind of *internet joke* or *parody* on something totally ridiculous that CNN could theoretically talk about but would never actually do in the […]

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The blooper reel from Metallica’s ESPN commercial

ESPN’s This is SportsCenter commercials have been cited as one of the major reasons why the network and the SportsCenter brand have become the societal mainstays they find themselves to be.  Even now, many years after their inception, the commercials remain one of the funniest, irreverent, and charming aspects of the global behemoth. The most […]

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WEEI digs a deeper hole with terrible Erin Andrews “apology”

It was one week ago when WEEI radio host Kirk Minihane unleashed a vulgar rant in the direction of Erin Andrews.  Minihane called her a “gutless b*tch” which clearly crossed any line of decency, even for the widening cesspool that is sports talk radio.  The station issued a statement from Minihane apologizing for the comments, […]

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