Your NHL Announcing Schedule for the Week of 11/24

United States Monday, November 24 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Boston Bruins, 7 p.m. ET (NBCSN) - Dave Strader, Brian Engblom Wednesday, November 26 Philadelphia Flyers vs. Detroit Red Wings, 7:30 p.m. ET (NBCSN) - Local Announcers Friday, November 28 New York Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers, 1 p.m. ET (NBC) - Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire Chicago Blackhawks vs. […]


NFL Ratings, Week 12: Cowboys-Giants lowest since ’07

Regional Window (Fox) 1. Milwaukee (GB vs. MIN) - 44.2/72 2. Seattle (ARZ vs. SEA) - 40.5/70 3. Minneapolis-St. Paul (GB vs. MIN) - 35.7/70 4. Boston (DET vs. NE) - 35.2/71 5. Providence (DET vs. NE) - 34.2/59 6. San Diego (STL vs. SD) - 28.9/58 7. Chicago (TB vs. CHI) - 28.9/55 8. Phoenix (ARZ vs. SEA) - 28.2/49 9. Detroit […]


Video: Terry Bradshaw destroys Roger Goodell

Remember a few months ago when everyone was calling for Roger Goodell’s job over his complete and total botching of the Ray Rice case?  Remember when Goodell stammered and stuttered his way through a woeful press conference?  Remember when he was climbing to the mountain of the worst commissioner in sports? That seems like a […]


Brent Musburger will call the Iron Bowl on Saturday night

Great news for college football fans as the preeminent voice of the sport will return to the big stage to call one of the most important games of the season. Brent Musburger will return to ESPN to call the Iron Bowl this Saturday between #1 Alabama and #14 Auburn.  Musburger will announce the game alongside the […]

DirecTV Red Zone Channel

The AA Sunday Studio Spectacular: DirecTV’s Red Zone Channel

We forge ahead with our experiment to watch all the Sunday NFL studio programs. While some have been painful to watch, others have been just average while even others have surprised us. Through eleven weeks of our viewing experiment, we had yet to fully enjoy a studio program. That was until this week. DirecTV’s Red […]


Viewing Picks for November 24, 2014

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s CBE Hall of Fame Classic, Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO Semifinals Arizona State vs. Maryland — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Alabama vs. Iowa State — ESPN2, 9:30 p.m. Las Vegas Invitational Prairie View A&M at Memphis — ESPN3, 8 p.m. Legends Classic, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY Semifinals Villanova vs. Virginia […]

Super Bowl XLIX Primary

Which advertisers are buying the Super Bowl XLIX?

Earlier this month, we told you that NBC was having some trouble selling its last available ads for Super Bowl XLIX in February 2015. While some traditional advertisers are back, we do have some first-time buyers. Now the $4.5 million per 30 second spot may be formidable for some marketers, but for those trying to […]

FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup

Fox Sports 1 to air the FIFA Women’s World Cup Draw next month

Fox is making a big deal out of next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Draw. Promoting it as “the first time since 1999 that the Official Draw of FIFA Women’s World Cup™ is being televised in English in the United States,” Fox is pulling out all the stops for the draw which will take place […]


The NFL’s female viewership is actually up in 2014

Remember how all of the NFL’s offseason chaos was going to hurt its popularity among female viewers? Yeah…about that. There hasn’t been any sort of drop in female viewership through ten weeks of the 2014 NFL season. In fact, female viewership is actually *up* across the board. The Sports Business Journal has all of the […]


Viewing Picks for November 23, 2014

All Times Eastern CFL Grey Cup Playoffs Eastern Final, Tim Hortons Field, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Montreal Alouettes at Hamilton Tiger-Cats — ESPN, 1 p.m. Western Final, McMahon Stadium, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Edmonton Eskimos at Calgary Stampeders — ESPN3, 4:30 p.m. College Basketball Viewing Picks College Football ESPNU Selection Specials: NCAA FCS Football Championship — ESPNU, […]


Digger Phelps “unretires” and joins Campus Insiders

Last season, ESPN bade farewell to long-time college basketball analyst Digger Phelps. Often in the studio and a part of the hoops version of College Gameday, Phelps was cast in the Lee Corso role, but without having to make headgear picks. After the NCAA Final Four in April, Phelps announced he was “retiring” after 20 […]

Craig Sager

Craig Sager makes his first public appearance since leukemia diagnosis

We haven’t seen Turner Sports’ Craig Sager since he was diagnosed with leukemia back in April. He’s been recovering and laying low. His son, Craig, Jr. has made appearances on TNT especially this memorable one with Craig Sr.’s nemesis, San Antonio Spurs coach Greg Popovich. Well, we got our first glimpse of Craig, Sr. on […]


Dish Network will be dropping every Comcast RSN

If you’re a sports fan that has Dish Network, I have one question for you – why? Dish has been involved in carriage disputes left and right with various national and regional sports networks, and they’ve fired another massive shot at RSNs this week. Dish won’t be carrying *any* Comcast RSNs in the future, according […]


Viewing Picks for November 22, 2014

All Times Eastern Boxing WBO World Welterweight Championship, Cotai Arena at the Venetian Macau, Macau, Communist China Manny Pacquaio vs. Chris Algieri — Pay per view, 9 p.m. College Basketball Viewing Picks College Diving Texas Diving Invitational — Longhorn Network, 11 a.m. College Football Viewing Picks College Volleyball Women’s Kansas at Texas — Longhorn Network, […]