:LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 02: Floyd Mayweather Jr. reacts after the welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather’s next fight will be on pay-per-view, not CBS

After three weeks of hoping Floyd Mayweather’s next — and perhaps final — fight might be available for free on CBS, the welterweight champion announced that his Sept. 12 bout will be on Showtime pay-per-view. Even more disappointing than that decision might be Mayweather’s choice of opponent for the match. Rather than fight a ranked […]

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Your MLB Announcing Schedule for 8/4 – 8/9

Tuesday, August 4 Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (MLBN 7 pm) Matt Vasgersian, John Smoltz & Tom Verducci [alt: Twins at Blue Jays] Wednesday, August 5 Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (ESPN 7 pm) Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe, Doug Glanville Thursday, August 6 Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers (MLBN 1 […]

CHICAGO, IL - JULY 31: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees waves to fans during warmups before the game against the Chicago White Sox on July 31, 2015 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez could join Fox’s Postseason coverage

If the New York Yankees collapse in the season’s final two months and miss the MLB Postseason, a current Yankees could still be in the Postseason picture – Alex Rodriguez. Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News is reporting that Fox has had discussions with A-Rod and his representatives about adding him to their […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 01:  Ronda Rousey of the United States defeats Bethe Correia of Brazil in their bantamweight title fight during the UFC 190 Rousey v Correia at HSBC Arena on August 1, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Ronda Rousey will star in her own biopic

Days after her mauling of Bethe Correia in Brazil, the good news keeps rolling in for UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Paramount has purchased the rights to Rousey’s autobiography My Fight/Your Fight, and the star of the film will be…well, Rousey herself. Filming won’t begin immediately – Rousey still aims to fight once more […]

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Bill Simmons takes a shot at former employer ESPN over DeflateGate

How great is it going to be now that we finally get to witness a cut loose, unedited version of Bill Simmons telling us what he really thinks about the goings on at ESPN?  Simmons would often spout off grievances with his employer while working for the four-letter network (some that got him suspended and others […]

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ESPN Has Taken A Moneyball Approach To This Summer’s Many Talent Decisions

Bill Simmons is out. Colin Cowherd is out. Keith Olbermann is out. Three huge names—and three enormous contracts—are officially off the ESPN books this summer, replaced by…wait a second, has ESPN replaced those three with anyone? Cowherd was the one ESPN tried to keep of those three, and despite every effort to stop their polarizing […]

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Viewing Picks for August 4, 2015

All Times Eastern Baseball Big League World Series, J.B. Red Owens Sports Complex, Easley, SC Championship Game U.S. Champion vs. International Champion — ESPN2, 7:30 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 2 p.m. CONCACAF Champions League Group G, Estadio Mateo Flores, Guadelupe, Mexico Deportivo vs. Real Salt Lake — Fox Soccer Plus, 10 […]

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Craig James is suing Fox Sports over his 2013 dismissal

Does anybody remember Craig James?  You know, the former SMU running back turned college football analyst turned overbearing football dad turned conspiratorial coach killer turned failed US Senate candidate?  That Craig James? Well, you better be sitting down for this one because James is back in the news.  According to the New York Times, the […]

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ESPN gives Jeremy Schaap a long-term contract extension

Another veteran ESPN presence will be with the network for some time to come, as Bristol announced Monday that they’ve signed senior news correspondent Jeremy Schaap to “a new long-term extension.” Schaap has been with ESPN since 1994, serving in a variety of roles, but he’s been particularly notable for his work on E:60 for the last […]

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