Hartford, CT - January 14, 2013 - XL Center: Jay Bilas during a regular season game.(Photo by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images)

Jay Bilas receives Basketball Hall of Fame media honor

ESPN lead college basketball analyst Jay Bilas has been with the network dating back to the 1994-95 season. Due to his over two decades of analysis on both college basketball and the NBA Draft, Bilas will be honored with the Curt Gowdy Media Award by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Bilas will be […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - JANUARY 03:  Free safety Charles Woodson #24 of the Oakland Raiders waves to the crowd as he walks off the field following the Raiders 23-17 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the game at Arrowhead Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Report: Charles Woodson to join ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown

Late last month, we learned that ESPN was parting ways with Sunday NFL and Monday Night Countdown analyst Keyshawn Johnson. It appears that the Worldwide Leader has found the man to replace Keyshawn on ESPN set. The Big Lead reports that it will be none other than the recently-retired Charles Woodson. The Big Lead says […]


Viewing Picks for February 14, 2016

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY All Times Eastern Bundesliga Hamburg vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach — FS1, 9:30 a.m. Augsburg vs. Bayern Munich — FS2, 11:20 a.m. Bundesliga Match Day — FS1, 9 a.m. College Basketball Viewing Picks College Softball Texas Classic, Red & Charline McCombs Field, University of Texas, Austin, TX Arkansas vs. North Carolina — Longhorn Network, […]


Here is the current state of Fox Sports in one tweet

By now you’ve probably read the explosive new story about the old Peyton Manning story regarding sexual assault allegations during his time at Tennessee.  While the New York Daily News write-up has issues of its own and has been covered elsewhere (before the Super Bowl by The Daily Beast for example), this is a huge story that finally […]

Barry Melrose  -  February 4, 2014

Barry Melrose will co-host 11 p.m. Sportscenter with Steve Levy Feb. 16

Remember when former ESPN senior vice president and director of news Vince Doria said hockey “doesn’t transfer much to a national discussion“? SportsCenter must be moving into the realms of regional discussion, then, as ESPN announced this week that they’ll do a special Sportscenter on Tuesday, Feb. 16, featuring extra hockey content and NHL analyst […]


Viewing Picks for February 13, 2016

All Times Eastern Baseball World Baseball Classic Qualifier Elimination Game, Blacktown International Sportspark, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia South Africa vs. New Zealand — MLB Network, 2:30 a.m. Sydney Qualifier Championship Game, Blacktown International Sportspark, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Australia vs. TBD — MLB Network, 10 p.m. Bobsleigh IBSF World Championships, Igls, Tyrol, Austria […]


New York Rangers and NHLPA donate to support hockey writer Ira Podell

Ira Podell was a widely respected hockey writer when his life unexpectedly took a devastating turn. After suffering through a brain tumor and a stroke, Podell is currently battling for his life and his family is trying to return things (as much as possible) to normal. They recently created a fundraising page in an effort to allow […]

Lee Judge

Did Lee Judge go to Rick Reilly’s school of self-plagiarism?

Many sportswriters make the joke about copying and pasting what they wrote last year, but aside from Rick Reilly, not many have actually done it. It looks like we can add Kansas City Star Lee Judge to that list, though, and he appears to have done so in a particularly blatant way. Here’s Royals Review’s […]


Sports and Entertainment Ratings Buzz: February 1-7

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. NFL Network Top 10 (and Select) Programs VIEWER RANK PROGRAM DATE START TIME END TIME VIEWERS (000) A18-49 (000) 1 NFL GAMEDAY FINAL Sun 2/07/16 10:43 PM 12:00 AM 1234 606 […]