Brady Quinn joins FOX Sports

Yesterday, FOX Sports announced that Brady Quinn would be joining the team to provide analysis for both college football and the NFL. Quinn, as you may remember, was a rock star QB at Notre Dame, but kind of fell off the radar after three seasons with the Cleveland Browns followed by bouncing around about 17 […]

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Marlins manager ejected after terrible call, announcers revolt

During Thursday night’s Reds-Marlins game, Miami manager Mike Redmond was ejected after a replay review reversed a call at home plate, claiming the new, flawed collision rule should have been applied. Redmond predictably went ballistic, and Marlins broadcasters Rich Waltz and Tommy Hutton also lost their minds. Hutton was fired up from the get go, […]


Viewing Picks for August 1, 2014

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Sydney Swans vs. Essendon Bombers — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. Adelaide Crows vs. West Coast Eagles — Fox Sports 2, 11:30 a.m. AFL Highlights — Fox Soccer Plus, 4:30 a.m. Boxing Friday Night Fights, Shelton, WA Light Heavyweights Thomas Williams, Jr. vs. Gabriel Campilio — ESPN2, 9 p.m. […]


MLB Network will continue to focus on the contenders in August

With the dawn of another month upon us, it’s time for one of our favorite pastimes here at Awful Announcing – looking at MLB Network’s schedule of live games and complaining endlessly about it. Just like last month, I can’t nitpick too much about the schedule. The network will feature five of their Showcase games […]


WWE Network to launch overseas as subscribers grow stagnant

The WWE Network is one of the most ambitious plays in the history of sports and entertainment.  A multi-million dollar company completely changed their business model and revenue stream in the hopes that they could serve content directly to fans.  We might look back several years down the road and see WWE Network as a […]

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Iowa TV reporter strikes back at photobombers and a troll

We at Awful Announcing always enjoy stories of reporters who show a little spunk and attitude towards viewers who complain or in extreme cases, photobomb them from behind. Such is the case with Iowa TV reporter Addie Olson of WOI-TV. While she was reporting on the Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, […]


Fox Sports restores advertising to WEEI and Entercom

Fox took a dramatic step in standing up for Erin Andrews in the wake of repeated meathead comments from Kirk Minihane of WEEI in Boston.  The network removed all advertising not just from WEEI, but from parent station Entercom, which controls over 100 stations across the nation.  It was a drastic measure and a powerful […]


NBCSN has cancelled SportsDash

It looks like NBCSN’s original general sports studio programming will be limited to Sunday nights for the foreseeable future. Awful Announcing has learned that the network has ended the television version of SportsDash, their midday sports show, after a little more than 10 months on air. The network released a statement to AA Thursday morning: “Yahoo […]


Sunday Night Baseball will be called from the Green Monster

This week’s edition of Sunday Night Baseball will pit the Yankees against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. While you try to stifle your excitement about this fresh matchup, ESPN is adding a new wrinkle to the game broadcast that might capture some attention – they’re sending Dan Shulman and John Kruk to the top […]


Ray Hudson is now in a Dairy Queen commercial

Longtime readers of our site will know that beIn Sport soccer analyst Ray Hudson is one of our favorite commentators around the globe.  His one-of-a-kind commentary is truly a gift from the gods.  No announcer is as exquisite or extravagant in his use of the English language as the self-proclaimed verbal gymnast. Hudson has gained […]


Viewing Picks for July 31, 2014

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Fremantle Dockers vs. Carlton Blues — Fox Soccer Plus, 6 a.m. College Baseball Cape Cod League Hyannis Harbor Hawks at Cotuit Kettleers — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 4:30 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 2:30 p.m. CFB Daily: The Blitz — ESPNU, 5 p.m. Top 25 College […]