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FCC says ‘Redskins’ is not obscene

In the latest saga involving the controversial Washington Redskins name, the Federal Communication Commission has declared the term “Redskins” is not obscene, according to Maya Rhodan of Time. Professor John Banzhaf of George Washington University submitted a petition for the FCC to refuse a license renewal to WWXX-FM,  a Virginia-based sports radio station, based on […]

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Viewing Picks for December 19, 2014

All Times Eastern Bobsled FIBT World Cup, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 2-Man Bobsled — Universal Sports, 9 p.m. College Basketball Men’s St. Mary’s at St. John’s — Fox Sports 1, 7 p.m. Clemson at South Carolina — SEC Network, 7 p.m. Stillman at Alabama — SEC Network Plus, 7 p.m. Tennessee Tech at Tennessee — SEC […]

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Three more hires announced by Jason Whitlock’s ESPN site

The news keeps trickling out regarding Jason Whitlock’s “Black Grantland” site at ESPN… a site that now actually looking like it’s headed for a still-TBD launch date. ESPN finally made the announcement of Mike Wise’s hiring from the Washington Post official today.  They also announced the additions of veteran ESPN The Magazine writer Jerry Bembry […]

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Angry Michael Wilbon calls out DC for not supporting the Wizards

The Washington Wizards are out to a fast start with an 18-6 record and 13-2 at home. With this record, you’d fans would be flocking to the Verizon Center to support their team. However, on Friday against the Los Angeles Clippers, the attendance was well short of a sellout and that has ESPN’s Michael Wilbon […]

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It’s been almost four decades since the NFL’s last untelevised game

In this day and age when all NFL games are televised, it’s hard to believe that there was a time when a game wasn’t on television. But it actually did happen and it occurred twice in the same year. Now, thanks to the people at the506.com and Classic TV Sports, we discover that there were […]

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SEC Network joins the Yule Log craze in its own special way

Christmas time is here, and television networks are taking advantage of it, including the newer, sportier ones. From 6-10 a.m. Eastern, the SEC Network will have a nice fire accompanied by all 14 SEC schools’ fight songs and the occasional — assumedly public domain — Christmas song mixed in. “Yea, Alabama,” “War Eagle,” “Aggie War […]

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Titans-Jaguars is the worst primetime game this century

We’re down to the penultimate week of the NFL season. That means that even with a couple bonus Saturday games in Week 16, the schedule is left with just six nationally-televised games in exclusive time slots between now and the end of the regular season. One of those slots belongs to the 2-12 Tennessee Titans […]

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Viewing Picks for December 18, 2014

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Seton Hall at South Florida — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Cleveland State at Virginia — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Appalachian State at Charlotte — American Sports Network, 8 p.m. Duke vs. UConn at East Rutherford, NJ — ESPN, 8 p.m. Coastal Carolina at Mississippi — SEC Network, 8 p.m. […]

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Fox plans unprecedented coverage of the 2015 Women’s World Cup

Rejoice, soccer fans! The 2015 Women’s World Cup is going to receive an unprecedented level of coverage from Fox when it takes place in Canada next June. All 52 matches of the tournament will be shown across the Fox family of stations, including Fox, Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. A record total of […]

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Your Week 16 NFL Announcing Schedule

Thursday, December 18 Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars, NFLN 8:25 pm, Jim Nantz, Phil Simms & Tracy Wolfson Saturday, December 20 Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins, NFLN 4:30, Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon & Stacey Dales San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers, CBS|NFLN 8:25 pm, Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts & Jenny Dell Sunday, December 21 Detroit Lions at Chicago […]

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Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson lead way on Google searches in 2014

The year of 2014 will long be remembered in the sports world. There was the retirement of Derek Jeter, the passing of Tony Gwynn and the return of LeBron James to his beloved Cleveland. Then there was Ray Rice punching his fiancee and Adrian Peterson beating his child with a tree branch. If Google searches […]

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Tom Brady’s potty mouth draws complaints to FCC

Tom Brady is a three-time Super Bowl champion, millionaire, spouse of Gisele Bundchen and certain Hall of Fame quarterback. Still, Brady can be a very angry man, especially when he’s losing a football game on national television, leading him to let loose a stream of a certain four-letter obscenity. Brady’s language was clear and shown […]

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Tim Howard backtracks on scathing comments about Brad Friedel

US Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard is backtracking on some controversial comments he made about new Fox analyst (and former Howard teammate/rival) Brad Friedel in his autobiography, The Keeper. In the book, Howard claimed that Friedel blocked his move from MLS to Manchester United in 2003. Friedel vehemently denied the charges, saying that he refused […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 14:  Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins runs off the field after a play against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 14, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

RGIII is bailing on social media for the rest of the season

If you follow Robert Griffin III on Twitter, or liked his Facebook page, I’ve got some bad news for you – he’s going radio silent for the rest of the season. Griffin’s been quiet on social media since Thanksgiving, and that silence is apparently going to be extending for the next two-plus weeks as well. […]

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