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NBA jerseys will be one place DraftKings and FanDuel can’t advertise

NBA owners approved advertising patches on jerseys back in April, but they’re not going to allow advertising for everybody. According to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com, while NBA teams are free to make marketing deals with daily fantasy sports companies, their company logos won’t be allowed to be featured on NBA jerseys. The ban isn’t specific […]

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Caitlyn Jenner to pose nude for SI, according to US Weekly?

According to a report from US Weekly, Caitlyn Jenner “will appear on a summer cover of Sports Illustrated wearing “nothing but an American flag and her Olympic medal.” There’s been no confirmation or denial from SI as of yet as multiple organizations including Awful Announcing have reached out seeking comment. This would certainly be an […]

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Turner will broadcast NCAA beach volleyball championship on TBS, truTV

We’ve seen Turner Sports broadcasting some unconventional events recently, including their own eSports league, and now they’re continuing that trend after reaching a multi-year deal to broadcast the NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship, starting with this year’s inaugural championship. That championship takes place this weekend in Gulf Shores, Alabama, hosted by the University of […]

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Abby Wambach joins ESPN for soccer, ESPN Films, OTL, a podcast and more

It’s no surprise that Abby Wambach is turning to television, but it’s notable that she’s doing it in a role that will go beyond soccer. Wambach, a 2015 Women’s World Cup champion with the U.S., a two-time Olympic gold medalist (2004 and 2012), and the all-time leader in career international soccer goals (she has 184; […]

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ESPN’s Craig Burley loses his mind over Pep Guardiola and expected goals

Former Chelsea and Scotland defender/midfielder and current ESPN FC pundit Craig Burley apparently has quite a bone to pick with both Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola (who’s exiting for Manchester City) and advanced statistics. This ESPN FC segment from Tuesday starts with the rather ludicrous idea that Guardiola’s time at Bayern Munich was a failure […]

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30 For 30’s Gonzo @ The Derby brings Hunter S. Thompson masterpiece to life

It’s one of the most famous and respected pieces of writing — sports or otherwise — to ever appear in an American magazine. It’s the story that launched the world of first-person, objectivity-free “Gonzo” journalism. Hunter S. Thompson’s “The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved,” published in the June 1970 issue of Scanlan’s Monthly, was brilliant […]

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Hulu is developing a service to let you watch live broadcast and cable TV online

The cable television model appears on the precipice of collapse (or at least dramatic change), and you can count Hulu among the vultures swarming to grab a piece of the carnage. According to The Wall Street Journal, the online streaming service is developing a service that would allow subscribers to live stream broadcast and cable television channels. […]

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Your Stanley Cup Playoffs Announcing Schedule for 5/4 – 5/8

Wednesday, May 4 G4: Washington at Pittsburgh, NBCSN | CBC 8 pm, Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire Thursday, May 5 G4: Dallas at St. Louis, NBCSN | CBC 8 pm, John Forslund, Pierre McGuire G4: San Jose at Nashville, CNBC | SN-CA 9 pm, Chris Cuthbert, Joe Micheletti Friday, May 6 G4: Tampa Bay […]

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Your NBA Playoffs Announcing Schedule for 5/4 – 5/8

Wednesday, May 4 G2: Atlanta at Cleveland, TNT 8 pm, Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller & Lewis Johnson Thursday, May 5 G2: Miami at Toronto, ESPN 8 pm, Dave Pasch, Jon Barry & Heather Cox Friday, May 6 G3: Cleveland at Atlanta, ESPN 7 pm, Mike Tirico, Hubie Brown & Lisa Salters G3: San Antonio at […]

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Viewing Picks for May 4, 2016

All Times Eastern Boxing 24/7 Canelo/Khan — HBO, 9:30 p.m. College Baseball Florida State at Stetson — ESPN3, 6:30 p.m. Florida Atlantic at Miami (FL) — ESPN3, 7 p.m. Northwestern at Illinois-Chicago — ESPN3, 7 p.m. South Carolina Upstate at South Carolina — SEC Network, 7 p.m. Kansas State at Wichita State — ESPN3, 7:30 […]

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WATCH: Kyle Lowry hits half-court buzzer beater to force OT

The Toronto Raptors needed a prayer and they got one. During Tuesday’s Game 1, second-round matchup against the Miami Heat, the Raptors trailed by three with just over three seconds to play. Raptors guard Corey Joseph inbounded the ball to point guard Kyle Lowry, Lowry bobbled the ball, and then chucked up a half court […]

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