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Viewing Picks for August 25, 2016

All Times Eastern CFL BC Lions at Ottawa Redblacks — ESPN2, 7:30 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 1:30 p.m. College Soccer Women’s Michigan vs. Notre Dame — Big Ten Nework, 7 p.m. Washington State vs. Santa Clara — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Washington, 10 p.m. CONCACAF Champions League Group A, Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 15:  In this photo illustration a laptop computer displays a page from the London Olympics 2012 Scedule on February 15, 2011 in London, England. A full schedule of events for the London 2012 Olympic Games was released today, with the women's football in Cardiff, Glasgow and Coventry kicking off the event on July 25, two days before the official opening of the Games.  (Photo illustration by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Majority of Olympic streaming was done on laptops, not mobiles

We know from NBC’s many press releases that streaming was a big deal for the Rio Olympics. Despite lower ratings, NBC called the 2016 Summer Games “The Most Successful Media Event in History” stating that the online consumption for the Olympics was the the largest ever with over 3.3 billion minutes (live, replays and highlights combined). […]

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SI and Fox Sports forge content and ad sharing deal

In an attempt to compete with sports media and dlgital ESPN, two sports media giants are coming together on a new advertising and editorial agreement. Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports have agreed to share content on each other websites. One could see SI stories posted on Fox Sports’ websites and SI platforms could have Fox […]

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Mets broadcaster Gary Cohen once looked like a young Bill Walton

It’s late in the 2016 Major League Baseball season and that means after well over 100 nights of working together, broadcasts can get just a little bit more light-hearted and slap-happy.  That appears to be what happened last night as the Mets gave all the meme lovers out there a wonderful gift in unearthing a […]

ST PETERSBURG, FL - MARCH 08:  NY POST OUT  A.J. Daulerio, the former editor of Gawker, listens as Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, testifies in court during his trial against Gawker Media at the Pinellas County Courthouse on March 8, 2016 in St Petersburg, Florida.  Bollea is taking legal action against Gawker in a USD 100 million lawsuit for releasing a video of him having sex with his best friends wife.  (Photo by John Pendygraft-Pool/Getty Images)

Former Gawker & Deadspin editor A.J. Daulerio’s redemption tour has begun

Much has been made and written of the demise of Gawker Media and while most of it focuses on the cross-section of money and journalism or what might become of former owner Nick Denton, there’s one figure at the center of the whole story who might be simultaneously ruined and saved all at once: A.J. Daulerio. Daulerio, […]

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Should I Listen To This? – NPR’s Only a Game

Welcome to Should I Listen To This?, where we deep-dive into a podcast to find out what it’s about, what works, what doesn’t, and whether or not you need to make the all-important decision to hit subscribe and add it to your rotation. Know a podcast you’d like us to consider? Send an e-mail and we’ll add […]

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Viewing Picks for August 24, 2016

All Times Eastern College Football College Football Live — ESPN2, 1:30 p.m. ESPNU Heisman Film Room — ESPNU, 6 p.m. Inside College Football: Watch Lists — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. 2016 Pac-12 College Footbaall Preview — ESPNU, 7 p.m. 2016 College Football Preview — ESPNU, 8 p.m. The Herbies Preseason Special — ESPN2, 8:30 […]

onstage during the 2016 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Chance The Rapper will not be at ESPN forum on athletes and violence

It looks like Chance The Rapper (seen above at the 2016 ESPYs performing in front of a Muhammad Ali backdrop) now isn’t going to be involved with ESPN’s upcoming town hall forum Thursday on athletes, violence and responsibility, or the subsequent special edition of First Take on Friday. Both events take place in Chance’s home […]

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 09:  Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox looks on from second during the third inning at Fenway Park on September 9, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Your MLB announcing schedule for 8/23-28

Tuesday, August 23 Washington Nationals at Baltimore Orioles (MLBN, 7 pm) Matt Vasgersian, Jim Kaat, & Ken Rosenthal [alt: Royals at Marlins] New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners (ESPN, 10 pm) Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe, Doug Glanville; Guest: Ken Griffey Jr. Wednesday, August 24 Cleveland Indians at Oakland Athletics (MLBN, 3:30 pm) Local Broadcast San […]

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