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ESPN PR fired back at Fox Sports in a big way

The PR war between ESPN and Fox Sports has been largely one-sided, featuring Fox touting every small victory over ESPN and ESPN just pointing at the bigger picture and their overall dominance over FS1. On Tuesday, ESPN fired back in a way they never have before – by calling out Fox for moving the target. […]

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NASCAR writer Jeff Gluck leaves USA Today to run his own Patreon-funded site

Patreon has become quite a prominent platform for artists and creators to get financial support and offer exclusive levels of access to their backers, used by everyone from comic creators to board and video game designers to filmmakers and musicians, but it’s unusual to see a sports journalist venturing into those waters—especially one who already […]

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CBC uses photo of Barbara and George H.W. Bush with Venus Williams tweet

Photo errors can happen, especially with feed tweets that sometimes can put a headline with a wrong photo and/or story, but the CBC accidentally delivered one of the greatest possible combinations of headline and incorrect photo imaginable Monday night. The CBC News Twitter feed accompanied a story about “ageless” Venus Williams advancing to the Australian […]

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Viewing Picks for January 24, 2017

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Auburn at South Carolina — SEC Network, 6:30 p.m. St. Joseph’s at St. Bonaventure — American Sports Network, 7 p.m. Rutgers at Maryland — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. Southern Illinois at Wichita State — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Kansas at West Virginia — ESPN, 7 p.m. Purdue […]

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Joe Buck tells critics of his enthusiasm for Cubs’ wins to “grow up”

People love to criticize Fox’s Joe Buck, whether that’s deserved or not, and his October piece arguing that calling the first televised World Series from Wrigley Field would be “the No.1 highlight of my career” took significant flack from those who interpreted it as support for the Cubs (Cardinals’ fans in particular), even though he […]

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A breakdown of the 2017 WWE Royal Rumble match: Who will win?

Royal Rumble week is an exciting time for fans of World Wrestling Entertainment. It’s a time when we can enjoy the one match during the year that is unlike anything else, while also featuring 30 contenders that are vying for a main event WWE or Universal Championship match at WrestleMania 33 in Orlando on April 2. Since […]

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ESPN canceling The Sports Reporters, to be replaced with a Sunday E:60

ESPN has decided to cancel its longtime Sunday morning talk show, The Sports Reporters. As reported by Sports Illustrated‘s Richard Deitsch, the show will end its nearly 30-year run in May. Debuting in 1988, The Sports Reporters was ESPN’s answer to Sunday morning political talk shows, featuring three to four panelists who were typically columnists […]

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ESPN pays tribute to the legend of NFL Primetime

One of the worst kept secrets in sports media was confirmed this month with Chris Berman stepping down from his role as ESPN’s lead NFL host. Berman will take on a new role at ESPN where he will make special appearances for the network but not work a full NFL season.  With the NFL season […]

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