Your Week 17 NFL Announcing Schedule

Sunday December 28 Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens, CBS 1 pm, Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon & Jamie Erdahl San Diego Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, CBS 1 pm, Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts & Jenny Dell Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots, CBS 1 pm, Spero Dedes, Solomon Wilcots New York Jets at Miami Dolphins, CBS 1 pm, Andrew Catalon, […]

NHL 2015 Winter Classic

NBCSN to air a “Road to the Winter Classic” marathon

One of the complaints about this season of “Road to the Winter Classic” is the access to the show. Previously aired on HBO, this season is being shown on Epix. Some of you may be asking “What’s Epix” or “There’s a channel called Epix” and you would be right for doing so. To say Epix […]


WatchESPN is finally coming to DirecTV in new deal

Bringing a nice holiday present to DirecTV subscribers, Disney and the satellite provider signed a major agreement that fills in some programming holes that had been sorely lacking. This keeps ESPN and its family of networks including ESPN2, ESPNews, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes and SEC Network on DirecTV’s channel lineup. It adds the seasonal ESPN Buzzer […]


Viewing Picks for December 24, 2014

All Times Eastern College Football Bahamas Bowl, Thomas A. Robinson Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas Central Michigan vs. Western Kentucky — ESPN, noon Hawaii Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI Fresno State vs. Rice — ESPN, 8 p.m. All SEC on CBS Team: Julio Jones: Alabama vs. Auburn 11/26/10 — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m. ESPNU Film Room: […]


Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 12/23 – 12/29

Tuesday, December 23 Minnesota Timberwolves at Cleveland Cavaliers (NBAtv 7 pm) Local Broadcast Thursday, December 25, Christmas Day Washington Wizards at New York Knicks (ESPN Noon) Dave Pasch, Jon Barry Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs (ABC 2:30 pm) Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown Cleveland Cavaliers at Miami Heat (ABC 5 pm) Mike Breen, Mark Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy Los […]


Twitter Wars: Stacey Dales vs Jorge Sedano

The Christmas season is usually a time of cheer.  A time where giving is better than receiving.  A time where people can put aside their differences to celebrate our sense of togetherness in the holiday spirit. Except when you’re talking about Peyton Manning’s arm strength, that is. Manning threw a couple very costly 4th Quarter interceptions […]


AA Podcast #105 – Richard Deitsch, 2014 Year in Review

Continuing our annual tradition at AA, we welcome Sports Illustrated media scribe Richard Deitsch for your special 2014 Year in Review podcast. We chat about the biggest sports and media stories of the year (including Darren Rovell blocking him on Twitter, naturally). Topics include… – How the media handled the massive NFL stories this year […]


Jim Rome’s CBS Sports Network show to end in March

From John Ourand at Sports Business Daily, Jim Rome’s daily CBS Sports Network show, “ROME” will be ending its run in March. This does not mean that Rome is leaving CBS Sports, he still has his radio show as well as Jim Rome on Showtime, but it does mean that the daily television program will […]


Brandon Marshall calls out the classless Dominic Raiola

Chicago Bears wide receiver and Inside The NFL commentator Brandon Marshall has fought a very public battle with a mental disorder known as borderline personality disorder. Apparently, Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola doesn’t care about Marshall’s plight. Raiola is suspended for the final game of the regular season after stomping on Bears defensive tackle Ego […]


New York sports radio wars: Francesa triples Lupica in ratings

He may not be getting his reps on Fox Sports 1, but in New York, Mike Francesa is still the king of sports talk radio. In the latest ratings period between September and early December, WFAN’s Francesa easily beat rival ESPN Radio New York in the men 25-54 demographic from 1 p.m. — 6:30 p.m. […]


Bleacher Report UK Twitter suspended for EPL Vines

Near the end of the summer, we brought you a story about the Premier League attempting to crack down on Vines highlighting the action from games just moments after they happened. Over the last four months, we haven’t really seen much in the way of those crack downs, aside from Vine accounts getting deleted. But […]


Real Tweets from Real People – Bill Walton

Faithful readers of this website know our love and appreciation of Bill Walton.  Just last week we ran down some of the epic pearls of wisdom from the big redhead that we’ve been blessed with throughout the years in our Top 15 quotes from Walton.  There is simply nobody in the broadcasting world quite like […]


Viewing Picks for December 23, 2014

All Times Pacific College Basketball Men’s Diamond Head Classic, Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, HI Quarterfinal Nebraska vs. Hawaii — ESPNU, 10 p.m. (Monday) Semifinals Colorado vs. George Washington — ESPNU, 1:30 p.m. ESPN2, 6 p.m. Losers’ Bracket Ohio vs. DePaul — ESPNU, 11:30 a.m. ESPNU, 8:30 p.m. Las Vegas Classic, Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NV […]

CBS-NFL Network Thursday Night Pregame

The AA Sunday Studio Spectacular: Thursday Night Football Pregames

As we wrap up Week 16 in the 2014 National Football League season, we move the pair of Thursday Night Football pregame shows, NFL Total Access Kickoff and Thursday Night Kickoff. CBS and NFL Network produce the programs in advance of each Thursday Night Football game. With 14 Thursday night games from Weeks 2 through […]


Dish signs agreement for four Comcast SportsNet affiliates

Happening this weekend, Dish Network has signed a multi-year agreement for four Comcast SportsNet affiliates. This prevents them from being pulled from the lineup. Earlier this month, Dish’s agreement for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, California, Chicago and Mid-Atlantic was set to expire, but the two sides signed a short-term extension to keep them on the […]