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Predicting Where GameDay Will Go in 2014

Ed Note: The following appears courtesy our friends at Bloguin’s college sports site The Student Section. Make sure you bookmark the site with the college football season just a week away. A permanent fixture on Saturday mornings for most college football fans, College GameDay’s popularity continues to grow each year. Fans across the country tune […]

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A new cast for That Other Pregame Show

That Other Pregame Show premiered last year on CBS Sports Network as a companion to CBS’ The NFL Today. And while we don’t know the ratings as CBSSN is not measured by Nielsen, it was able to make an impact on the parent network. Analyst Bart Scott made the trip across the hall to the […]

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Dish refusing to show FS1 college football games?

Dish Network is no stranger to carriage disputes.  Its recent history is littered with battles with the likes of AMC and even a lawsuit that was settled with ESPN.  But this most recent case is certainly a strange one, and one that will have an effect on college football fans and nascent network Fox Sports […]

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Viewing Picks for August 23, 2014

All Times Eastern Arena Football Arena Bowl XXVII, Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Arizona Rattlers at Cleveland Gladiators — ESPN, 8 p.m. Australian Rules Football Hawthorn Hawks vs. Geelong Cats — Fox Sports 2, 5:30 a.m. Baseball Little League World Series, Williamsport, PA International Championship Republic of Korea vs. Japan — ABC, 12:30 p.m. U.S. […]

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NHL Network puts big US and Canadian markets on schedule

We take more than our few slap shots at the NHL Network here at Awful Announcing, but the one thing the channel is truly good for is a slate of live games that supplements what NBC and NBCSN bring to the table the rest of the week. They also, for the most part, usually provide […]

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MLB.tv is reviewing blackouts for the 2015 season

Could there finally be something resembling a solution to MLB.tv’s blackout issues before the 2015 season? Well…maybe. During an interview this week, MLBAM head Bob Bowman said that he is “optimistic” that a deal could be reached soon to allow fans to watch in-market games on MLB.tv. However, as always, there’s a catch – users […]

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MLB Network, Golf Channel, NFL Network, and NBATV Ratings Buzz: August 11-17

MLB Network Top 10 Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 SAT. NIGHT BASEBALL/JIP: Milwaukee/L.A. Dodgers Sat 10:00PM-11:40PM 100 0.2 367 2 SHOWCASE GAME: L.A. Dodgers/Atlanta or Detroit/Pittsburgh Tue 7:00PM-10:09PM 189 0.3 343 3 MLB TONIGHT POSTGAME Tue 10:09PM-11:12PM 63 0.2 245 4 AFTERNOON GAME JIP: Oakland/Kansas City Thu 3:51PM- 5:23PM 92 […]

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NBCSN and Fox Sports Ratings Buzz: August 11-17

NBCSN Top 10 Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 PREMIER LEAGUE: Manchester City/Newcastle Sun 10:55AM- 1:01PM 126 0.3 514 2 PREMIER LEAGUE: Everton/Leicester Sat 9:56AM-11:57AM 121 0.3 477 3 PREMIER LEAGUE: Southampton/Liverpool Sun 8:20AM-10:26AM 126 0.2 445 4 PREMIER LEAGUE: Swansea/Manchester United Sat 7:38AM- 9:44AM 126 0.3 417 5 PREMIER LEAGUE […]

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ESPN Ratings Buzz: August 11-17

ESPN Top 10 Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 NASCAR SPRINT CUP: Michigan Sun 1:00PM- 4:30PM 210 3.2 5150 2 NFL PRE-SEASON FOOTBALL: Jacksonville/Chicago Thu 8:00PM-11:12PM 192 2.6 3835 3 SPORTSCENTER EARLY (live) Sun 4:30PM- 5:00PM 30 1.5 2534 4 NASCAR SPRINT CUP COUNTDOWN (live) Sun 12:00PM- 1:00PM 60 1.4 1979 […]

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Amy Van Dyken-Rouen is walking after her ATV accident

Back in June, former Olympian and Fox Sports Radio host Amy Van Dyken-Rouen was involved in an ATV accident in which her spinal cord was severed. It was a very scary situation, but Van Dyken-Rouen kept a sense of humor about the situation and vowed to walk again, despite what seemed to be impossible circumstances. This […]

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Will controversy and over-saturation lead the NFL to its cultural apex?

The NFL is not just the number one sport in America, it’s the number one brand of entertainment in the country, too.  Sunday Night Football has been the top primetime network television program in the land for multiple years running.  The Super Bowl continually sets records as the most watched event in the history of […]

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5 Takeaways from Fox Sports 1′s first year feedback

Earlier this week, we asked you for your feedback on the first year of Fox Sports 1.  We, or anyone else, can write about the highs and lows of FS1′s first year, but it’s your opinions that really matter.  And to this point, there hasn’t been any outlet that asked for feedback from television viewers […]

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Dick Enberg will call one last US Open tennis match

CBS Sports airs their final US Open tennis tournament this month before handing over the entire major championship to ESPN.  As part of the coverage, the network will look back at some of the tournament’s greatest moments while also welcoming a broadcast legend back to the booth for one last match. Legendary announcer and current […]

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SEC Network adds Gene Chizik and David Greene

SEC Network has announced that they have added two new faces college football fans may be familiar with to round out their studio roster. Former Auburn football coach Gene Chizik and former Georgia QB David Greene have been hired with the hope that both men will be able to offer insight and analysis from their own […]

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Viewing Picks for August 22, 2014

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football North Melbourne Kangaroos vs. Adelaide Crows — Fox Sports 2, 11:30 p.m. Essendon Bombers vs. Gold Coast Suns — Fox Soccer Plus, midnight Basketball Exhibition, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY United States vs. Puerto Rico — ESPN2, 7 p.m. Boxing Friday Night Fights, Pechanga Resort and Casino, Temecula, […]

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