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ESPN reportedly suspends Keith Law for Twitter argument with Curt Schilling (UPDATE)

ESPN has reportedly suspended MLB writer Keith Law from Twitter after a contentious argument about evolution with fellow ESPNer Curt Schilling last week. Deadspin initially reported the suspension earlier on Friday evening, and many that read the details felt that his suspension was ridiculous. Law’s Twitter ban apparently began on Wednesday, and will continue through the […]

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NBCSN and Fox Sports Ratings Buzz: November 10-16

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. NBCSN Top 10 (and Select) Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 MLS PLAYOFF-SEMFINALS: Dallas at Seattle Mon 10:30PM- 1:00AM 150 0.2 386 2 NHL REGULAR SEASON: Boston […]

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ESPN Ratings Buzz: November 10-16

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. ESPN Top 10 (and Select) Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Carolina at Philadelphia Mon 8:15PM-11:43PM 208 7.2 11305 2 NASCAR SPRINT CUP: Homestead […]

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This Saturday’s college football schedule is one of the worst in recent memory

Western Carolina, Colorado, Vanderbilt, Indiana, Arkansas, Charleston Southern, Washington State, Samford. Is this Saturday’s slate of college football games historically bad? We’ll see if upsets occur, but on paper, this is a conspicuously weak Saturday schedule at this point in the season with those opponents matched up against Top 15 teams. There are three matchups between […]

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Chicago sports radio hosts learn they’re fired while on the air

Imagine working away at your desk, opening Twitter and suddenly seeing breaking news that you’ve been fired. That’s what happened to Chicago sports radio hosts Alex Quigley and Ben Finfer. While hosting “Quigs and Finfer” on 87.7 The Game on Thursday afternoon, Quigley scrolled down his Twitter timeline and noticed this tweet from local media critic […]

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Get ready to see a lot more of Anthony Davis

The NBA season isn’t even a month old, but already the association’s television partners are putting some flex scheduling into action.  ESPN announced that the network was swapping out a scheduled Knicks-Spurs game scheduled for December 10th and replacing it with Pelicans-Mavericks. In years past, flexing into Pelicans games would be inconceivable (partly because Pelicans […]

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Viewing Picks for November 21, 2014

All Times Eastern Boxing Hard Knocks at the Hard Rock, Hard Rock Casino, Tulsa, OK Welterweights Felix Diaz vs. Adrian Granados — beIN Sports, 9 p.m. College Basketball Men’s 2K Classic, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3rd Place Game Iowa vs. Syracuse — ESPN2, 5 p.m. Championship Game Texas vs. Cal — ESPN2, 7:30 […]

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AA Podcast #103 – Dave Pasch

In this week’s podcast we talk with one of the busiest announcers in sports – ESPN’s Dave Pasch. We catch up with Dave in Houston in the middle of a four game stretch this week spanning the NBA, NFL, college football, and college basketball. We chat about the Arizona Cardinals being the best team in […]

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Your Week 13 College Football Announcing Schedule

Thursday, November 20 7 PM- Kansas State at West Virginia (Fox Sports 1) Tim Brando, Joel Klatt, Jenny Taft (Touchdown Radio) Taylor Zarzour, Gino Torretta 7:30 PM- North Carolina at Duke (ESPN) Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Samantha Ponder (ESPN Radio) Bill Rosinski, David Norrie, Joe Schad 9:30 PM- Arkansas State at Texas State […]

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Every network wants a piece of Thursday Night Football

There’s been much spoken about the union of CBS and NFL Network to broadcast Thursday Night Football this season. You’ve seen complaints about the quality of games on an almost weekly basis, even though that problem has plagued NBC’s Sunday Night Football just as badly, if not worse. That said, CBS got the desired effect from televising the games, increasing […]

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Jamie Horowitz’s Today Show tenure reportedly devolved into absolute chaos

The fallout continues over the firing of former ESPN producer Jamie Horowitz from The Today Show, in what is becoming one of the more bizarre stories of the year. Horowitz, the man credited in building First Take into the unstoppable monster it is today, was fired just days before he officially started his job as senior vice president […]

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