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Dan Dakich will get extra security in Iowa on Saturday

No announcer has had a wilder month than ESPN college basketball analyst Dan Dakich.  First there was his radio feud with WEEI in Boston that raged during AFC Championship Week.  Then came a brief dust-up with Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery after Dakich called out Hawkeye center Adam Woodbury as “gutless” for poking the eye of […]

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Viewing Picks for January 29, 2015

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s DePaul at Providence — Fox Sports 1, 2 p.m. Michigan State at Rutgers — Big Ten Network, 6 p.m. Saint Louis at George Mason — A-10 Network, 7 p.m. Western Kentucky at Louisiana Tech — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Bryant at St. Francis (PA) — Fox College Sports […]

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 24: Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches during the ninth inning of the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Did one Phillies beat writer plagiarize another?

We’re going down the plagiarism road again, and unfortunately, this is a situation that happens all too often these days in the day of aggregation. On Tuesday, Philadelphia Daily News Phillies beat writer Ryan Lawrence posted a column about a potential Jonathan Papelbon trade to the Milwaukee Brewers. In the column, Lawrence included some details […]

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Ten Super Bowl commercials already unveiled

Ed Note: This post appears courtesy our friends at Awful Advertisements, who will be covering all the commercials swirling around Super Bowl Sunday. Many people look forward to the Super Bowl not because of the game but because of the commercials. These spots cost big money and a growing trend is companies releasing their commercials […]

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 18:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates after defeating the Indianapolis Colts in the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots defeated the Colts 45-7. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Some of the best prop bets about the Super Bowl broadcast

Perhaps the most ridiculous part about the Super Bowl each year is the “exotic” prop bets that Las Vegas casinos roll out for the game. This year is obviously no exception to the rule, and some of the props this year will require paying attention to some small details from NBC’s broadcast. For instance, in case you like […]

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SportsCenter adds 3 new “millennial” reporters

You’ve probably heard a lot of nasty things about the millennial generation.  They’re lazy.  They’re entitled.  They expect everything to be handed to them and can’t be bothered to finish the job that they sta… yada, yada, yada, I can’t be bothered to finish that thought. Have no fear fellow millennials, because ESPN is here for […]

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Marshawn Lynch vs The Media: Who ya got?

Super Bowl Media Day was as big of a clown show as ever this year.  Of course, one of the star attractions was the one player who didn’t want to be there – Marshawn Lynch.  The Seahawks RB and his laconic personality stonewalled every question sent his way.  Naturally, that led to many NFL media […]

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ESPN expands its National Signing Day Coverage

For the 10th consecutive season, ESPN has National Signing Day covered from start to finish. The annual day when high schoolers commit to where they will play college football takes place Feb. 4 and ESPN will have everyone involved, especially its new networks. ESPNU will be the primary home of the coverage, airing 11 hours […]

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WWE Network hits the 1 million subscriber mark

WWE Network and the organization as a whole is badly in need of good news.  The streaming network has been struggling to gain subscribers, the stock price has crashed thanks to poor numbers and a bad TV deal, fans revolted against the Royal Rumble, and even this week’s scheduled television tapings were canceled due to […]

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 27:  The booth of  Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks sits empty at Super Bowl XLIX Media Day Fueled by Gatorade inside U.S. Airways Center on January 27, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NBC details its six-hour Super Bowl pregame schedule

No annual sporting event gets as much attention and hype as the Super Bowl, which is why the network airing said game doesn’t hold back with its pregame coverage each year. NBC will be no different this Sunday, with six hours of content leading up to kickoff, starting at noon ET. The bread and butter: […]

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Viewing Picks for January 28, 2015

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Wake Forest at Florida State — ACC Regional/Fox Sports Net, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Penn State — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. Temple at Central Florida — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. SMU at South Florida — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Seton Hall at Marquette — Fox Sports 2, 7 […]

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NBC adds Dale Jarrett to NASCAR coverage

NASCAR on television is approaching a new age as NBC Sports and Fox Sports will team up once again to provide coverage of America’s most popular racing series.  While Fox is continuing their relationship with the sport, NBC is replacing ESPN as NASCAR’s other major rightsholder and making its return to the track after several […]

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Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 1/27 – 1/31

Tuesday, January 27 Cleveland Cavaliers at Detroit Pistons (NBAtv 7:30 pm) Local Broadcast Chicago Bulls at Golden State Warriors (NBAtv 10:30 pm) Local Broadcast Wednesday, January 28 Brooklyn Nets at Atlanta Hawks (ESPN 8 pm) Mike Breen, Jon Barry Washington Wizards at Phoenix Suns (ESPN 10:30 pm) Mike Tirico, Mark Jackson Thursday, January 29 Denver Nuggets at Memphis Grizzlies […]

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Your NHL Announcing Schedule for 1/27 – 2/1

Tuesday, January 27 Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes (NBCSN 7:30 pm) John Forslund, Aaron Carter Wednesday, January 28 Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals (NBCSN 8 pm) Mike Emrick, Pierre McGuire Chicago Blackhawks at Los Angeles Kings (NBCSN 10:30 pm) Dave Stader, Eddie Olczyk, Brian Engblom Thursday, January 29 Montreal Canadiens at New York Rangers (NBCSN 7 pm) John […]

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