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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 […]


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 […]


Viewing Picks for January 23, 2017

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Cleveland State at Green Bay — American Sports Network, 7 p.m. American at Holy Cross — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. North Carolina State at Duke — ESPN, 7 p.m. TCU at Oklahoma State — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Louisiana-Lafayette at Texas-Arlington — åAmerican Sports Network, 9 p.m. Oklahoma at Texas […]

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ESPN honors Chris Berman and Tom Jackson by naming studio after them

With this being the last season for Chris Berman as NFL studio host, ESPN has decided to ensure that his and co-hort Tom Jackson won’t be forgotten. This was the last Sunday afternoon that Berman would be hosting an NFL pregame show from the ESPN studios. Next week, he’ll host the Pro Bowl in Orlando and […]


Sports and Entertainment Ratings Buzz: January 9-15

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