NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 07: Alex Rodriguez speaks during a news conference on August 7, 2016 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. Rodriguez announced that he will play his final major league game on Friday, August 12 and then assume a position with the Yankees as a special advisor and instructor. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Despite success with Fox Sports, Alex Rodriguez not ready to commit to TV full-time

For the second consecutive MLB postseason, viewers and critics are enjoying Alex Rodriguez’s studio work as an analyst for Fox Sports. He’s had entertaining interplay with fellow commentators Pete Rose and Frank Thomas, and has also provided insight on the craft of hitting to viewers presumably seeking more than hot takes and fast quips serving up […]

STATE COLLEGE, PA - OCTOBER 22:  Curtis Samuel #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes rushes for a 74 yard touchdown in the third quarter during the game against the Penn State Nittany Lions on October 22, 2016 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Ohio State fan and radio caller goes bonkers over Penn State loss

When it comes to college football fanbases, fans of the Ohio State Buckeyes don’t exactly have the reputation of being the most level-headed of the bunch. See Kirk Herbstreit moving his family from Columbus to Nashville to get away from rabid Buckeye fans as an example. Also see this caller to (ironically enough) a radio show in […]

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AT&T CEO says DirecTV Now will cost $35/month, have 100-plus channels

AT&T and DirecTV is getting into the streaming-only TV game, and they’re doing so in a big way. According to AT&T chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, their forthcoming DirecTV Now service will cost $35 a month and will include over 100 channels. Stephenson, seen at center above at the Wall Street Journal’s WSJ.D Live conference in Laguna […]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

NFL ratings are still way down and getting worse

The NFL’s downturn in ratings has been the dominant sports media storyline of the fall of 2016. And unfortunately for the league, it’s not getting any better, especially when it comes to the primetime windows. And while there are a number of factors at play in what’s ailing the NFL right now, the quality of […]


Viewing Picks for October 26, 2016

All Times Eastern College Baseball Orange and White Fall World Series: Game 2 — Longhorn Network, 5 p.m. College Basketball College Basketball Live: Big 12 Media Days — ESPNU, 3 p.m. College Basketball Live: ACC Coaches Roundtable 1 — ESPNU, 5:30 p.m. College Football B1G Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon College Football […]


Charles Barkley says Klay Thompson is better than Kevin Durant, Steph Curry

The NBA season is hardly even new and Charles Barkley is already making headlines with his outlandish opinions. Minutes into the pregame show leading up to Tuesday’s opener between the Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks, Barkley declared that Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is the second best player in the world behind Cavaliers superstar […]


Watch the MLB on Fox’s crew’s behind-the-scenes discussions

The MLB on Fox pre- and post-game studio show has produced plenty of interesting moments this postseason, from Alex Rodriguez’s baseball nerdery to his back–and–forths with Pete Rose to Rose’s giggles to serious, impressive backstage discussions of hitting between Rodriguez, Rose and Frank Thomas. The show (which also features excellent hosting work from Kevin Burkhardt) has […]

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 22: Cleveland fans celebrate during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors to bring the first professional sports championship to the city of Cleveland since 1964. (Photo by Angelo Merendino/Getty Images)

Your 2016-17 NBA Opening Week announcing schedule

Tuesday, October 25 Cleveland Cavaliers Championship Ring Ceremony (TNT 7 pm) New York Knicks at Cleveland Cavaliers (TNT 7:30 pm) Marv Albert, Chris Webber, Kristen Ledlow San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors (TNT 10:30 pm) Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, David Aldridge Wednesday, October 26 Oklahoma City Thunder at Philadelphia 76ers (ESPN 8 pm) Mike […]

HOUSTON, TEXAS - APRIL 04:  Former NBA player and commentator Charles Barkley looks on prior to the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game between the Villanova Wildcats and the North Carolina Tar Heels at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Watch: TNT releases a new trailer for Charles Barkley’s “The Race Card”

Earlier this year, TNT announced it was greenlighting a six-episode series called “The Race Card” hosted by Charles Barkley. The show will not be about sports, but will be about social issues and examine the hot button topics that are on Chuckster’s mind. TNT has released a new video of Barkley giving you the show’s […]