OMG Brent Musburger wore a Tim Tebow Mets jersey!

Oh you clicked on this? Yeah don’t have much for you other than the headline and the photo, but here it goes. Super awesome Brent Musburger — who for some dumb reason announces crappy games on the SEC Network despite being one of ESPN and America’s greatest gifts — dawned SEC Network colleague Tim Tebow’s Mets […]


Viewing Picks for September 25, 2016

All Times Eastern Bundesliga TSG Hoffenheim vs. FC Schalke — FS1, 9:30 a.m. FC Köln vs. Red Bull Leipzig — FS2, 11:30 a.m. Bundesliga Match Day — FS1, 9 a.m. College Field Hockey Penn State at Michigan — Big Ten Network, 1 p.m. College Football College Football Sunday — ESPNU, 8 a.m. College Soccer Men’s […]


Clay Travis led the parade of people writing Tennessee off at halftime

Saturday’s Florida-Tennessee game saw a remarkable comeback from the Vols, who wound up with a 38-28 win over the Gators. Tennessee was down 21-3 at the half, though, and that sparked many media members and fans to write them off. One of the most prominent and most certain was Fox Sports’ Clay Travis, who went […]


NBCSN and Fox Sports Ratings Buzz: September 12-18

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 VIEWER RANK PROGRAM DATE START TIME END TIME VIEWERS (000) A18-49 (000) 1 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACE (live) Sun 9/18/16 2:55 PM 5:43 PM 2691 […]

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 18:  Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots high fives Jacoby Brissett #7 during the second half against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Twitter’s ratings soar for second ‘Thursday Night Football’ stream

Thursday night marked the second go-round of Twitter’s big NFL-streaming experiment, and viewership appears to be trending in the right direction for the social media platform. Per Recode, Twitter drew 2.2 million viewers to its stream of the Patriots blowout win over the Texans, slightly more than the 2.1 million who tuned in to Bills-Jets last week in […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 23: Shortstop Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Philadelphia Phillies attempts to throw out Ehire Adrianza of the San Francisco Giants in the top of the sixth inning on July 23, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Adrianza was safe with an infield single.  (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Jimmy Rollins joining TBS for postseason baseball coverage

Former three-time All-Star Jimmy Rollins has impressed viewers over the last couple years as a guest analyst on television. While Rollins has made multiple appearances with Fox Sports in the recent past, he will be linking up with TBS this postseason for a full-time studio role for the network’s playoff coverage. Rollins will join analysts […]


Whistle Sports teams up with NFL for social media content

While Whistle Sports isn’t a name instantly familiar to everyone, many have probably seen at least one of their videos. They’re renowned for their partnership with trick-shot stars Dude Perfect, their ridiculous stunts, their pranks and their fail compilations, and they’ve created content in partnership with sports organizations like the Canadian Football League and The […]


Viewing Picks for September 24

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Preliminary Finals, Sydney Showground Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Greater Western Sydney Giants vs. Western Bulldogs — FS2, 3 a.m. Bundesliga Hamburger vs. Bayern Munich — FS2, 9:20 a.m. FSV Mainz vs. Bayer Leverkusen — Fox Soccer Plus, 9:20 a.m. Werder Bremen vs. VfL Wolfsburg — FS2, 12:20 p.m. […]


ESPN Ratings Buzz: September 12-18

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 VIEWER RANK PROGRAM DATE START TIME END TIME VIEWERS (000) A18-49 (000) 1 NFL REGULAR SEASON (live) Mon 9/12/16 6:55 PM 10:12 PM 12961 6112 […]


Chris Mortensen appears on NFL Insiders from his home

ESPN NFL insider Chris Mortensen announced August 31 that his Stage IV throat cancer had “been virtually reduced to zero detection” and that he would be returning to work this fall, but it’s still remarkable to see him back this soon. Mortensen made his return to ESPN’s NFL Insiders Friday, appearing from his home in […]

at the World Cup of Hockey tournament at the Air Canada Centre on September 21, 2016 in Toronto, Canada.

World Cup of Hockey shows ESPN is not NHL’s only path to success

ESPN’s return to hockey broadcasting has been highly anticipated and celebrated, yet the ratings themselves have underwhelmed. While there is still plenty of tournament to go, the US’ early exit plus the competition the tournament faces from college and pro football down the line means the 766,000 viewers ESPN pulled for USA/Canada may not be […]