White Sox homer Hawk Harrelson is rooting for… the Cubs?

Baseball’s most notorious homer has found room in his heart for another team. Hawk Harrelson, who calls play-by-play for the White Sox with unabashed hometown bias, is rooting the Cubs in the World Series, according to the Chicago Tribune. Harrelson watches every postseason game at his Florida home, and he pulls for the Cubs. Why? “One, it’s great for […]

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Bill Simmons roasts Browns in ‘Any Given Wednesday’ segment

Bill Simmons is a great writer who isn’t afraid to take risks. Well, as a diehard New England Patriots fan, he wasn’t afraid to absolutely eviscerate a different NFL team that probably deserved the smackdown he gave them on his HBO show Any Given Wednesday. The Cleveland Browns have had 26 different starting quarterbacks, three owners, nine head […]


Broncos running back CJ Anderson calls out Ian Rapoport for ‘false’ tweet

One of the pleasures of social media is that it lets athletes, celebrities, whomever else deny reports about themselves in real time. On Thursday, we saw the routine play out perfectly according to script. Here’s how it works. 1. Highly respected reporter reports something about someone. In this case, we have NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport telling the […]

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 16: Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys looks to pass against the Green Bay Packers during the third quarter at Lambeau Field on October 16, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Dallas Cowboys defeated the Green Bay Packers 30-16.  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Your 2016 NFL Week 8 announcing schedule

Thursday, October 27 Jacksonville at Tennessee, NFLN 8:25 pm – Jim Nantz, Phil Simms & Tracy Wolfson Westwood One – Ian Eagle, Mike Mayock Sunday, October 30 Washington vs. Cincinnati (London), FOX 9:30 am – Kenny Albert, John Lynch & Pam Oliver Westwood One – Tom McCarthy, Brady Poppinga Arizona at Carolina, FOX 1 pm […]

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Fox cameras caught Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber telling teammates to “suck my d—“

There are few things quite as thrilling as hearing someone say bad words when they’re not supposed to. There’s that moment of uncertainty when you’re not sure what you actually heard, then a surge of juvenile giddiness when you realize that, yes, you heard that correctly. Well Wednesday was a big night for on-air profanity. First, ESPN cameras caught […]


FS1 morning show won’t be highlight-driven, still has fluid format

On the heels of FS1 seeing its best numbers ever during the National League Championship which led to its proclaiming that it was “America’s #1 Sports Network,” and seeing ratings gains in all dayparts, one Fox Sports exec is confident about the network’s future. Charlie Dixon, executive vice president of content, joined Jamie Horowitz, the […]


Katie Nolan slams NFL’s handling of Josh Brown situation, proposes solution

The NFL’s handling of Josh Brown’s domestic violence arrest has been, to put it kindly, shambolic. On Wednesday night’s edition of Garbage Time, Katie Nolan took the NFL to task for how they handled Brown, while also making the case that a zero tolerance policy isn’t the best idea. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beaVCSrL_h4 Nolan’s push for more actual […]


Viewing Picks for October 27, 2016

All Times Eastern College Baseball Orange and White Fall World Series: Game 3 — Lomghorn Network, 7 p.m. College Field Hockey Iowa at Ohio State — Big Ten Network, 3:30 p.m. College Football Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh– ESPN, 7 p.m. Ohio at Toledo — CBS Sports Network, 7:30 p.m. Appalachian State at Georgia Southern — […]

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TNT has its most watched NBA season-opening doubleheader in three years

With the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors anchoring the 2016-17 NBA Opening Night doubleheader, TNT saw its biggest audience since 2013. The New York-Cleveland and San Antonio-Golden State double-dip delivered a 1.9 rating and an average viewership of 3.2 million. And the numbers gave TNT an 89% increase from its average viewership of NBA regular season […]