daily fantasy

Are DraftKings and FanDuel destined to repeat the fate of the online poker industry?

There is no Chris Moneymaker of online daily fantasy sports, but if the DFS industry—led by multibillion dollar brands DraftKings and FanDuel—isn’t careful, it’s going to end up meeting the same fate online poker is still trying to recover from. The similarities are too much to overlook. Poker was big, but after Moneymaker’s World Series […]


Craig Sager cleared to return home from the hospital

Awful Announcing favorite Craig Sager received some good news in his battle against leukemia. He was medically cleared to return home from the hospital: Yes, Craig Sager, Jr. said “for good” and that is certainly great to see. In addition, Sager, Sr. gets return home early which is even better. He was diagnosed with leukemia […]


Charles Barkley will guest star on The NFL Today

Charles Barkley is on many accounts the best and most entertaining studio analyst in sports.  But have you ever thought what he might be like as an NFL analyst?  Well wonder no more – Sir Charles will make a visit to the set of The NFL Today and guest star on CBS’s NFL pregame show. Barkley […]


NFL Commissioner Goodell taking a guarded approach on daily fantasy sites

The recent developments on the major daily fantasy sites has authorities from the Federal to the state level calling for investigations into their practices. But one of the main benefactors of DFS, the National Football League is not one of them. As you’re quite aware, fantasy has been one of the main reasons as to […]

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07:  The Chicago Cubs celebrate defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates to win the National League Wild Card game at PNC Park on October 7, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates with a score of 4 to 0.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Ranking the 16 possible World Series matchups from Fox’s point of view

The final eight teams in baseball’s Postseason are set. One of the Royals, Blue Jays, Rangers, Astros, Cardinals, Dodgers, Mets and Cubs will be crowned World Series champion in the next four weeks, and baseball could have a very compelling matchup on its hands. Baseball could also have a matchup that isn’t very friendly for its ratings. […]

HONG KONG - JULY 29:  Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Paris Saint-Germain reacts during the friendly match between Kitchee and Paris Saint-Germain at Hong Kong Stadium on July 29, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.  (Photo by Victor Fraile/Getty Images)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic reveals talks of a movie about Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Movies about athletes come and go through time to varying degrees of success, and yet the film and television industry will likely never stop making them. For one, they’re cheap to produce. For two, people loves sports, and the rise to stardom of the world’s elite athletes are often compelling tales with almost always happy […]


Viewing Picks for October 8, 2015

All Times Eastern College Football South Carolina State at Bethune-Cookman — ESPNU, 7:30 p.m. SMU at Houston — ESPN2, 8 p.m. Washington at USC — ESPN, 9 p.m. B1G Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 2 p.m. College Football Featured — ESPNU, […]


Your Week 5 NFL Announcing Schedule

​​Thursday, October 8 Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans [CBS|NFLN 8:25 pm] Jim Nantz, Phil Simms & Tracy Wolfson Sunday, October 11 Washington Redskins at Atlanta Falcons [FOX 1 pm] Chris Myers, Ronde Barber &, Jennifer Hale Seattle Seahawks at Cincinnati Bengals [FOX 1 pm] Joe Buck, Troy Aikman & Erin Andrews Chicago Bears at Kansas […]

Jason Robins

Amidst NY AG’s investigation, DraftKings CEO blames “bad reporting,” says he’s open to regulation

The questions about daily fantasy sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel continue to grow in the wake of this week’s data leak and insider trading allegations, particularly with the New York attorney general’s office beginning an inquiry into those allegations Tuesday, ESPN airing an Outside The Lines investigation into daily fantasy Tuesday, ESPN no longer airing daily-fantasy-sponsored segments, and […]


Your NHL Opening Week Announcing Schedule

NHL Opening Week Wednesday, October 7 New York Rangers at Chicago Blackhawks (NBCSN 7:30 pm) Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire San Jose Sharks at Los Angeles Kings (NBCSN 10 pm) John Forslund, Joe Micheletti Thursday, October 8 Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche (NBCSN 9 pm) Chris Cuthbert, Pierre McGuire Friday, October 9 Chicago Blackhawks […]