Viewing Picks for December 8, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Fordham at St. John’s — FS1, 6:30 p.m. Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee — CBS Sports Network, 7:30 p.m. Iowa State at Iowa — ESPN2, 8 p.m. Nicholls at Florida State — ESPNU, 9 p.m. Southern Utah at Loyola Marymount — Campus Insiders, 10 p.m. Texas-Arlington at St. Mary’s — […]

CLEMSON, SC - SEPTEMBER 3:  Fans of the Clemson Tigers cheer during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Clemson Memorial Stadium on September 3, 2005 in Clemson, South Carolina. Clemson defeated Texas A&M 25-24.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

ESPN’s Jason Fitz says he roots against Clemson due to fan behavior on social media

The lines of journalistic impartiality have grown more blurry over the years. Just recently, we had Michael Wilbon offering analysis in a Cubs jersey. Scott Van Pelt’s loyalty to the Maryland Terrapins is a charming facet of his personality. Sage Steele appeared in an Indiana University commercial. And this is fine! They’re human beings, after […]


ESPN’s Doris Burke doesn’t understand this thing with Drake either

ESPN basketball reporter and analyst Doris Burke was a guest on the Mike & Mike show Wednesday morning, presumably to talk about the NBA and the women’s college basketball clash between No. 1 UConn and No. 2 Notre Dame. But Greenberg and Golic just wouldn’t be doing their jobs properly if they didn’t ask about […]

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 26:   Mike Weber #25 of the Ohio State Buckeyes rushes the ball against the Michigan Wolverines at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Both CBS and ESPN/ABC claim victory for 2016 college football season

In the battle for viewers and ratings in the college football world, CBS and ESPN/ABC are both claiming victory. The SEC on CBS says its celebrating its eighth consecutive year as the “highest-rated regular season college football package on any network.” CBS says its package of 17 SEC games including the conference championship game averaged a […]

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Olympic Channel to get its own original documentary series

The over the top streaming Olympic Channel which launched after the Rio Games has been streaming its own content. The content has either been short vignettes or various live sporting events. But now the Olympic Channel has announced a new original documentary series with some heavy Hollywood hitters producing the films. “Five Rings Films” will […]

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The late Bill King honored with Frick Award from Baseball Hall of Fame

The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced that the long-time voice of the Oakland A’s, Bill King, is the winner of the Ford C. Frisk Award for broadcasting excellence. King was the Voice of the A’s for 25 years from 1981 to 2005. In addition to calling baseball, King called NBA games and probably best known for […]

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Ranking the college football bowl games: Which are the ones to watch?

College football has 40 scheduled FBS Bowl Games this year, with a National Championship Game to follow them all. Additionally, starting last year, ESPN put together a “HBCU National Championship” called the Celebration Bowl, to be contested between the champions of the two HBCU conferences. It’s not an FBS Bowl, though, so it won’t be ranked […]


Viewing Picks for December 7, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Pearl Harbor Invitational, Bloch Arena, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Pearl Harbor, HI Cal vs. Seton Hall — FS1, 7 p.m. Princeton vs. Hawai’i — FS1, 9:30 p.m. Buffalo at Pittsburgh — ACC Network Plus, 7 p.m. Harvard at Boston College — ACC Network Plus, 7 p.m. Southern Illinois at […]

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - SEPTEMBER 20: Tim Tebow #15 of the New York Mets works out at an instructional league day at Tradition Field on September 20, 2016 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Mets manager Terry Collins hopes Tim Tebow will play in Spring Training games

Despite looking very overmatched in the Arizona Fall League, Tim Tebow apparently plans to continue his baseball career, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins even wants to see Tebow play in some of the team’s Spring Training games. Collins told the media on Tuesday at the Winter Meetings that he hopes “you will see […]