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Cloud of mystery still surrounds Chris Berman’s ESPN future

The Sports Business Journal has a lengthy piece on the transformation at Sunday NFL Countdown with new, younger ex-players like Matt Hasselbeck, Charles Woodson, and Randy Moss coming in for Mike Ditka, Cris Carter, and Keyshawn Johnson.  However, the most interesting piece of news comes way at the end regarding NFL Countdown’s remaining elder statesman, […]

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EON Sports strikes VR partnerships with Miami, Penn State

We’ve seen virtual reality broadcasts featured in NASCAR, golf, the Olympics, soccer, and more, and now colleges are getting involved to feature their own sports content in VR. EON Sports recently announced VR partnerships with both the University of Miami and Penn State University, and both will include a wide selection of behind-the-scenes content. From […]

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Viewing Picks for August 30, 2016

All Times Eastern College Football B1G Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon College Football Live — ESPN2, 1:30 p.m. CFB Daily — ESPNU, 4 p.m. ESPNU Championship Drive: Power Hour — ESPNU, 6 p.m. Inside College Football — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. College Soccer Women’s Utah vs. Beijing Normal — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 […]

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Donovan McNabb joins beIN Sports as college football analyst

As beIN Sports prepares to air college sports for the first time come September, it has brought in a trio of former NFL players to be part of its studio team. Headlined by Donovan McNabb, beIN hopes to gain a foothold with viewers with a 30-minute pregame show, halftime segment and a postgame program. McNabb […]

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Colin Cowherd and Premiere Networks launch “The Herd Now” website

Colin Cowherd and Premiere Networks have announced a new digital venture. TheHerdNow.com becomes the home for Cowherd’s content. And according to the official announcement, there’s going to be plenty of content for those who want to peruse the site: The site serves as the digital home for content created and curated by Colin Cowherd including […]

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Brent Musburger’s third year in exile at SEC Network is a travesty

I hope you cherish watching Brent Musburger call the Clemson-Auburn game this weekend on ESPN, because unless you’re an SEC die-hard, it’s probably the last you’ll see of him in 2016. That’s because after Week 1, Musburger will be exiled to the SEC Network for the third straight year. Over the last two years there, Musburger […]

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ESPN’s rising cable fee is now up to over $7 per subscriber per month

Much has been made in modern times about the cord cutting phenomenon and ESPN’s number of subscribers suffering a precipitous drop.  ESPN has lost about 10 million pay TV subscribers over the past three years, even in spite of a slight uptick recently.  While it’s also something that’s happening to the rest of the television world, […]

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