onstage during the 2016 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Chance The Rapper will not be at ESPN forum on athletes and violence

It looks like Chance The Rapper (seen above at the 2016 ESPYs performing in front of a Muhammad Ali backdrop) now isn’t going to be involved with ESPN’s upcoming town hall forum Thursday on athletes, violence and responsibility, or the subsequent special edition of First Take on Friday. Both events take place in Chance’s home […]

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 09:  Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox looks on from second during the third inning at Fenway Park on September 9, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Your MLB announcing schedule for 8/23-28

Tuesday, August 23 Washington Nationals at Baltimore Orioles (MLBN, 7 pm) Matt Vasgersian, Jim Kaat, & Ken Rosenthal [alt: Royals at Marlins] New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners (ESPN, 10 pm) Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe, Doug Glanville; Guest: Ken Griffey Jr. Wednesday, August 24 Cleveland Indians at Oakland Athletics (MLBN, 3:30 pm) Local Broadcast San […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08:  A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

How to watch the NFL online for free in 2016

With networks increasingly dependent on cable or satellite logins for streaming or even going to a subscription model like CBS, it’s difficult to watch sports for free. Despite the 4,500 hours of Olympic coverage from NBC, you still had to use your cable or satellite provider login to watch. And with the NFL season approaching […]


MLB postseason schedule offers conflicts with debates and NFL

It may be August, but Major League Baseball has released the 2016 postseason schedule. It begins on October 4th and 5th with the Wild Card Games and if the World Series goes the full seven games, it will end on Wednesday, November 2. Like last year, the World Series avoids Monday and Thursday Night Football. […]


BAMTech expands into college sports with investment in Silver Chalice Ventures

After building its portfolio in partnerships with ESPN, the NHL and PGA Tour, in addition to powering streaming content for HBO Now, The Blaze, and WWE Network, MLB Advanced Media’s BAMTech is expanding its digital footprint into college sports. As reported by Bloomberg’s Scott Soshnick, BAM Tech has made an investment in Silver Chalice Ventures, whose digital […]

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White Philly radio producer poses as black caller “Dwayne from Swedesboro”

Philadelphia sports radio station 97.5 The Fanatic has provided us with one of the most unusual planted caller stories ever, and one that’s already drawing a lot of backlash. As reported by Kyle Scott of Crossing Broad (via Deadspin’s Patrick Redford), regular 97.5 caller “Dwayne From Swedesboro” is actually 97.5 producer Pat Egan, and afternoon […]


Viewing Picks for August 23, 2016

All Times Eastern Boxing Premier Boxing Champions, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, PA Super Middleweights Juan De Angel vs. Caleb Plant — FS1, 9 p.m. College Football Inside College Football: Heisman Preview — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. 2016 Big Ten College Football Preview — ESPNU, 7 p.m. 2016 Big 12 College Football Preview — […]

BEIJING, CHINA - JULY 18:  Thomas Mueller (C) of FC Bayern Muenchen celebrates with teammates after scoring his second goal during the international friendly match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Valencia FC during the Audi Football Summit Beijing 2015 at National Stadium on July 18, 2015 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Fox Sports and NextVR will broadcast Bundesliga opener in VR

Virtual reality is starting to be used in more and more sports broadcasts, and Fox Sports appears to be particularly interested in the field. Fox signed a five-year deal with startup NextVR in February, and they’ve broadcast the Daytona 500, a Premier Boxing Champions fight, the Big East men’s basketball tournament and the U.S. Open […]

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Detroit sports radio host Terry Foster recovering from minor stroke

Long-time Detroit sports media figure Terry Foster is facing some health challenges. The 57-year-old Foster, who had a multi-decade career in print journalism with The Detroit Free Press and then The Detroit News, has been a regular local radio host since the 1990s, and currently co-hosts afternoon show Valenti & Foster on 97.1 The Ticket, announced […]