Viewing Picks for October 13, 2015

All Times Eastern Boxing Premier Boxing Champions on FS1, Little Creek Resort Casino, Shelton, WA Heavyweights Amir Mansour vs. Gerald Washington — FS1, 9 p.m. College Football Arkansas State at South Alabama — ESPN2, 8 p.m. B1G Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon CFB Daily: The Experts — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football […]

NFL Twitter

Did the NFL get Deadspin and SB Nation GIF Twitter accounts suspended?

A strange thing happened on Monday night as two major sports Twitter accounts were suspended.  The biggest headline is Deadspin’s account that reaches 882,000 people going poof.  SB Nation’s highly popular @SBNationGIF account also went bye bye. With the MLB Playoffs in full swing and Major League Baseball’s notorious history of crackdowns on media copyrights, most […]


30 For 30 Review – Trojan War

Director – Aaron Rahsaan Thomas Length – 90 minutes with commercial (77 minutes without) Installment – #74 of 30 for 30/ESPN Films series Most Similar To – The U, The Fab Five Grade/Ranking – Mid 50’s out of 74 Review- We’re now in our sixth straight fall of 30 for 30’s with Trojan War leading off this season and Volume III of the prestigious […]


ESPN pulls 30 for 30 documentary on Kevin Johnson, Sacramento Kings

The upcoming ESPN 30 for 30 documentary Down in the Valley won’t be airing next Tuesday night. ESPN has pulled the film, which is centered around the battle to keep the Sacramento Kings from moving out of town, until further notice because of a number of allegations made towards Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson, a key figure […]

The FanDuel Inc. app and DraftKings Inc. website are arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Fantasy sports companies DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. raised a total of $575 million in July from investors including KKR & Co., 21st Century Fox Inc. and Major League Baseball to attract players to games that pay out millions of dollars in cash prizes in daily contests. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Are daily fantasy sports players feeling targeted by those with inside info?

Since news of player data leaks and alleged insider trading practices have rocked the daily fantasy sports industry, the integrity and fairness of these games have been increasingly called into question. As national outlets such as the New York Times dig deeper with their investigations, it’s becoming clearer that sites like FanDuel and DraftKings may […]

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 08:  The Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays stand for the national anthem prior to game one of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 8, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Don Cherry turns Harold Reynolds’ Canadian comment into bizarre pro-Blue Jays rant

Loud (in both verbiage and wardrobe) Canadian hockey analyst Don Cherry is talking about baseball again, and like usual when Cherry starts going on a tweetstorm, the point is quickly lost. Cherry’s comments were in response to Harold Reynolds making a crack about Canadians not growing up playing baseball, but turned into a bizarre statement about […]

ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND - APRIL 20 : The Claret Jug sits by the Swilcan Bridge on the 18th fairway in front of the famous St Andrews club house building, during the Open Championship Media Day at Fairmont St Andrews on April 20, 2015 in St Andrews, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

NBC will get The British Open from ESPN a year early next year

Earlier this year, NBC Sports won the television rights for The British Open away from ESPN.  It was an important move for both companies.  For NBC, it was a much needed return to major championship golf after losing the US Open and other USGA Championships to Fox Sports.  For ESPN, it represented something of an […]

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 05: Chairman and CEO of CBS Les Moonves (L) and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones look on during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium between the Florida Gators and the Connecticut Huskies on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Outside of Jim Nantz, CBS cozies up to Jerry Jones and Greg Hardy

Greg Hardy has been a big topic going into NFL Week 4 and his comments after coming back from his four-game suspension for domestic violence have been in the news. On Sunday, Fox NFL Sunday’s Terry Bradshaw offered some strong feelings about Hardy’s return saying he wished the Cowboys defensive end had not been allowed […]


Viewing Picks for October 12, 2015

All Times Eastern College Football B1G Football Coaches Press Conferences — Big Ten Network, 11:40 p.m. B1G Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, 12:30 p.m. CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN2, 2 p.m. Crunch Time — ESPNU, 4 p.m. ESPNU Championship Drive — ESPNU, 6 p.m. College Soccer Men’s […]

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Harold Reynolds doesn’t think Canadians can catch foul balls

I’m not sure what happened in Harold Reynolds’ mind when he went from “Laser beam foul ball into the stands” to “Canadians can’t catch baseballs because it’s cold, or something.”  Alas, here we are during Game 3 of the Rangers-Blue Jays series. People from Canada, even those who work for Fox, were a little bemused. […]


Terry Bradshaw’s strong words on Greg Hardy

Greg Hardy’s return to the NFL has been in the news thanks to his statements on Tom Brady’s wife and subsequent follow-up by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones have left a bad taste in people’s mouths. During Fox NFL Sunday, co-host Terry Bradshaw did not mince any words in his disdain for Hardy and his return to […]