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ESPN expands its National Signing Day Coverage

For the 10th consecutive season, ESPN has National Signing Day covered from start to finish. The annual day when high schoolers commit to where they will play college football takes place Feb. 4 and ESPN will have everyone involved, especially its new networks. ESPNU will be the primary home of the coverage, airing 11 hours […]

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WWE Network hits the 1 million subscriber mark

WWE Network and the organization as a whole is badly in need of good news.  The streaming network has been struggling to gain subscribers, the stock price has crashed thanks to poor numbers and a bad TV deal, fans revolted against the Royal Rumble, and even this week’s scheduled television tapings were canceled due to […]

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 27:  The booth of  Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks sits empty at Super Bowl XLIX Media Day Fueled by Gatorade inside U.S. Airways Center on January 27, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NBC details its six-hour Super Bowl pregame schedule

No annual sporting event gets as much attention and hype as the Super Bowl, which is why the network airing said game doesn’t hold back with its pregame coverage each year. NBC will be no different this Sunday, with six hours of content leading up to kickoff, starting at noon ET. The bread and butter: […]

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Viewing Picks for January 28, 2015

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Wake Forest at Florida State — ACC Regional/Fox Sports Net, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Penn State — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. Temple at Central Florida — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. SMU at South Florida — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Seton Hall at Marquette — Fox Sports 2, 7 […]

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NBC adds Dale Jarrett to NASCAR coverage

NASCAR on television is approaching a new age as NBC Sports and Fox Sports will team up once again to provide coverage of America’s most popular racing series.  While Fox is continuing their relationship with the sport, NBC is replacing ESPN as NASCAR’s other major rightsholder and making its return to the track after several […]

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Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 1/27 – 1/31

Tuesday, January 27 Cleveland Cavaliers at Detroit Pistons (NBAtv 7:30 pm) Local Broadcast Chicago Bulls at Golden State Warriors (NBAtv 10:30 pm) Local Broadcast Wednesday, January 28 Brooklyn Nets at Atlanta Hawks (ESPN 8 pm) Mike Breen, Jon Barry Washington Wizards at Phoenix Suns (ESPN 10:30 pm) Mike Tirico, Mark Jackson Thursday, January 29 Denver Nuggets at Memphis Grizzlies […]

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Your NHL Announcing Schedule for 1/27 – 2/1

Tuesday, January 27 Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes (NBCSN 7:30 pm) John Forslund, Aaron Carter Wednesday, January 28 Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals (NBCSN 8 pm) Mike Emrick, Pierre McGuire Chicago Blackhawks at Los Angeles Kings (NBCSN 10:30 pm) Dave Stader, Eddie Olczyk, Brian Engblom Thursday, January 29 Montreal Canadiens at New York Rangers (NBCSN 7 pm) John […]

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More details surface about Greg Anthony’s arrest

Earlier this month, we learned of the shocking news of Greg Anthony’s arrest in a Washington, D.C. prostitution sting that led to his indefinite suspension from CBS and Turner. Now we are learning some of the details from the court documents about what transpired before the former NBA player was arrested on January 16. He […]

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The 2014 NFL Announcer Rankings

Awful Announcing has always considered itself to be a voice for the fan, so what better way to continue that tradition then by giving the readers the chance to generate the announcing grades for the 2014 NFL season.  Last week our readers graded all 15 of the NFL broadcast booths that called at least 4 […]

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The NFL is thinking about competing with the College Football Playoff

This week, we told you about ESPN lobbying the College Football Playoff to change its schedule so that it won’t play next season’s semifinals on New Year’s Eve. So far, the College Football Playoff is refusing to change and holding steadfast that the semifinals will be played on December 31, 2015 rather than New Year’s […]

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2015 Pro Bowl ratings down from 2014

Whether it was the move of the Pro Bowl from NBC to ESPN or America is finally catching on that the game is not Must See TV, the overnight ratings for the game fell to its lowest levels in years. This year’s Pro Bowl received a 5.6 overnight number as compared to last year when […]

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It seems that nobody is pleased with Roger Goodell

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is the most outspoken player in the National Football League. The All-Pro and Stanford graduate has plenty of thoughts on DeflateGate, commissioner Roger Goodell and the New England Patriots, whom he will face in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday. When asked at an introductory press conference about the scandal, Sherman […]

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Viewing Picks for January 27, 2015

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s St. Joseph’s at LaSalle — A-10 Network, 7 p.m. George Washington at Virginia Commonwealth — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Nebraska at Michigan — ESPN, 7 p.m. West Virginia at Kansas State — ESPN2, 7 p.m. Tulsa at Tulane — ESPNews, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech — ESPNU, […]

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SNL takes on Deflategate in cold opening

To begin this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live, the show dove into the sports world to take on the controversy (or non-troversy, if you like) that is occupying way too many headlines right now – Deflategate. The trio of press conferences by Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have been discussed, analyzed, and mocked to […]

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