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Craig Sager in good spirits after rare third bone marrow transplant

Famed Turner Sports sideline broadcaster Craig Sager is fighting hard in his battle with leukemia, which caused him to miss the Olympics earlier this summer thanks to preparing for his third bone marrow transplant in three years. That transplant happened Wednesday, and Sager’s son Craig Jr. tweeted several photos of his father and his optimistic […]

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 26:  Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals runs to second base with a double in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Nationals Park on August 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Your MLB announcing schedule for 8/31-9/5

Wednesday, August 31 Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs (ESPN 8 pm) Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe, Doug Glanville Thursday, September 1 San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs (MLBN 8 pm) Bob Costas, John Smoltz, & Tom Verducci [alt: Marlins at Mets] Friday, September 2 San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs (MLBN 2 pm) Local Broadcast New […]

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BTN2Go improves user experience to emphasize your school

The Big Ten was the first college conference to create their own television network, and an app (BTN2Go) came shortly thereafter. As we head into the 2016 college football season, BTN2Go has been updated to place more of an emphasis on your favorite school rather than the conference as a whole. An update for the app […]

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Keith Hernandez has fun on telestrator at expense of colleagues

Keith Hernandez used the New York Mets broadcast to hilariously test out a telestrator on his broadcast colleagues. During Tuesday’s broadcast between the Mets and Miami Marlins, Hernandez’s interest in a new telestrator piqued. He admitted to not knowing a pen needed to be used for the device. Play-by-play man Gary Cohen wondered how Hernandez didn’t […]

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Fox News banner calls Steve Spurrier ‘Head Game Coach’

On Wednesday, former Florida and South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier appeared on Fox News to promote his new book, titled “Head Ball Coach.” Now, that was a sensible name for Spurrier’s memoir given that “Head Ball Coach” has been his widely used nickname for decades. The person who runs Fox’s chyrons, however, did not get that […]

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Everyone is losing their minds over Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick’s decision to boycott the national anthem was designed to cause a stir, and the immediate furor in the wake of SitGate (AnthemGate? KaepGate? Sitghazi? Why is there no annoying nickname for this?) was no surprise. But in an age of controversies that die after two days of angry tweeting, the Kaepernick drama is […]

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Skip Bayless’ hands are out of control when he’s around Tim Tebow

Yesterday, Tim Tebow had a baseball workout in Los Angeles. Reviews were mostly mixed with the consensus being more or less, “Hey. Not that bad! Oh wait? The Major Leagues? Shit…..He’s how old? Yeah I don’t know, but it could have been worse!” (This is similar to the review I think I get after a […]

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ESPN has an absolutely packed college football schedule this weekend

Over a career in college football, Kurt Dargis has never seen anything like this season’s opening weekend. “This is my 15th season working on college football, and it’s by far the deepest and most robust lineup we’ve had,” Dargis, ESPN’s director of college football programming and acquisition, told Awful Announcing. “And not just we but […]

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Paul Finebaum: “This country is not oppressing black people”

ESPN’s Paul Finebaum is known for his provocative stances on college football, but he took one on a different level this week, complaining about San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protest on both Monday’s Paul Finebaum Show and Tuesday’s College Football Live. On Monday on The Paul Finebaum Show, Finebaum went in on Kaepernick […]

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Viewing Picks for August 31, 2016

All Times Eastern College Football B1G Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon College Football Live — ESPN2, 1:30 p.m. Being: Bret Bielema: Life Coach — ESPNU, 9:30 p.m. English Premier League Premier League Transfer Deadline Show — NBCSN, 5 p.m. Golf European Tour Highlights: 2016 BMW PGA Championship — Golf Channel, 2 p.m. […]

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Craig Sager to undergo third bone marrow transplant on Wednesday

TNT’s Craig Sager — the most recognizable sideline reporter in the NBA and arguably across all professional sports — will undergo his third bone marrow transplant on Wednesday. The transplant will be his third in as many years after first being diagnosed with leukemia in 2014. His son, Craig Sager II, announced the news Tuesday […]

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