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Redskins coach Jay Gruden would like the media to stop calling him fat

Jay Gruden’s first season as coach of the Washington Redskins didn’t go so well, as the team went 4-12. Perhaps the biggest concern is that Robert Griffin III appears to be regressing under his tutelage, and the quarterback is enduring heavy scrutiny. Gruden has advised his players to “tune out the noise” and avoid the […]

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NFL video-ad partnership with Facebook has quietly ended

Which side clicked the “Unlike” option? The NFL and Facebook have quietly ended their video ad partnership, according to the Wall Street Journal. The two sides reached an agreement late last year that would allow NFL clips to be promoted in people’s Facebook feeds. Unlike most videos, which typically have an ad run before the chosen […]

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Sports and Entertainment Ratings Buzz: August 17-23

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. Viewership for the week’s sports telecasts on the CBS broadcast network: PGA Tour: 2015 Wyndham Championship Third Round (Aug. 22 3:00-6:01 p.m.) 4.235 million total viewers; 771,000 adults 18-49 Pro Bull […]

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NBCSN and Fox Sports Ratings Buzz: August 17-23

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. NBCSN Top 10 (and Select) Programs VIEWER RANK A18-49 RANK PROGRAM DAY START TIME END TIME VIEWERS (000) A18-49 (000) 1 1 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACE (live) Sat 8/22/15 7:58 PM […]

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ESPN Ratings Buzz: August 17-23

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. ESPN Top 10 (and Select) Programs VIEWER RANK A18-49 RANK PROGRAM DAY START TIME END TIME VIEWERS (000) A18-49 (000) 1 1 NFL PRESEASON Thu 8/20/15 8:00 PM 10:55 PM 3874 […]

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Jessica Mendoza replacing Curt Schilling on Sunday Night Baseball this week

After learning earlier this week that Curt Schilling would not be on this weekend’s broadcast of Sunday Night Baseball, the question that arose was whether or not he would be replaced in the booth. An answer came last night, with the news reported by Tom Hoffarth that Jessica Mendoza will be joining Dan Shulman and […]

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Now in year two, SEC Network finds itself worth more than Big Ten Network

In its first year of operation, SEC Network has surpassed expectations in terms of market penetration and market value. Starting last August and made available in 90 million homes, SEC Network had one of the widest cable launches in history. And thanks to its subscriber fee that averages $0.66 in the conference footprint (as high as […]

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ESPN adds Joe Banner, names Josina Anderson National NFL Insider

ESPN has made one addition to their neverending parade of NFL analysts, and gave one reporter a promotion. Former Eagles and Browns executive Joe Banner is joining ESPN as a Front Office Insider, joining Bill Polian, Louis Riddick, Mark Dominik, and Phil Savage at ESPN in the role. Josina Anderson has also been promoted to […]

BEIJING, CHINA - AUGUST 27:  Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after crossing the finish line to win gold in the Men's 200 metres final during day six of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 27, 2015 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images for IAAF)

Viewing Picks for August 28, 2015

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Geelong Cats vs. Collingwood Magpies — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. AFL Highlights — Fox Soccer Plus, 4:30 a.m. Boxing ShoBox: The New Generation, The D Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV Heavyweights Derric Rossy vs. Trevor Bryan — Showtime, 11 p.m. Bundesliga VfL Volksburg vs. Schalke — Fox […]

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PBS series “In Their Own Words” will highlight Muhammad Ali

The new PBS series titled “In Their Own Words” will highlight three noteworthy individuals through their own memorable quotes. PBS will cover Jim Henson and Queen Elizabeth II, but the profile which should be seen by sports fans will air in the series’ second episode and is a one-hour feature on Muhammad Ali. Ali’s profile will expand on […]

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Stephanie Ready becomes NBA’s first full-time female game analyst with Hornets

As if often does, the NBA broke another barrier on Thursday when Fox Sports Southeast announced that Stephanie Ready would become the first full-time female NBA game analyst, joining Eric Collins and Dell Curry at the broadcast position with the Charlotte Hornets. This will be Ready’s 12th year as a member of Hornets broadcasts, and […]

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TuneIn Radio now streaming MLB and English Premier League

Some of you might be familiar with the TuneIn app which allows listeners to access radio stations all over the U.S., Canada and the entire globe. It’s also a great way to listen to sports as it has an agreement with Westwood One Radio for the NCAA Tournament and carries local station feeds for college […]

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