Bloomberg lays off some sports employees, has others refocus on sports business

Bloomberg is largely moving away from sports as part of a “refocusing of resources,” but Awful Announcing has learned that they will still have some employees dedicated to sports coverage. Their remaining sports coverage will be focused on sports business stories, though. The company began targeted layoffs in various divisions this week, which total 55 according to […]


Dan Patrick will make his return to SportsCenter as SVP’s special guest

Ever since Dan Patrick left ESPN in 2007, there’s always been wonderment whether a situation would ever arise that would lead the former SportsCenter anchor to return to Bristol airwaves.  Recent years have seen many former ESPNers welcomed back home with open arms like Michelle Beadle, Keith Olbermann, and Jason Whitlock.  But when it comes to […]

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - SEPTEMBER 3: Quarterback Jake Rudock #15 of the Michigan Wolverines passes during the 3rd quarter of their 24-17 loss to the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium on September 3, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

Viewing Picks for September 4, 2015

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Geelong Cats vs. Adelaide Crows — Fox Soccer Plus, 11 p.m. College Football Viewing Picks College Soccer Men’s Maryland vs. UCLA — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. Women’s Oklahoma vs. Oral Roberts — Fox College Sports Pacific, 8 p.m. BYU vs. Utah– BYUtv, 9 p.m. College Volleyball Women’s VERT […]


Curt Schilling suspended by ESPN for the rest of their MLB coverage this season

ESPN announced today that baseball analyst Curt Schilling has been suspended for the rest of their MLB coverage this season.  That suspension includes the rest of the regular season and ESPN’s broadcast of a Wild Card playoff game. Schilling was reportedly scheduled to return to the airwaves for Sunday Night Baseball this week after his tweeting of […]

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Big Ten Network ads feature coaches in a new light

The Big Ten Network decided to have some fun with the league’s coaches this year, featuring all of them in humorous 15-second ads, exclusively revealed by SB Nation: “The coaches, all day, they’re basically talking about Xs and Os,” Michael Peeples, director of creative services and marketing at the Big Ten Network, said.”So we really […]

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Your Week 1 College Football Announcing Schedule

Rejoice! College football is back! And so is the weekly announcing schedule!  Here’s all the games, dates, times, and most importantly – the announcers – for each game this weekend. Thursday, September 3 6 PM- North Carolina vs South Carolina (ESPN) Joe Tessitore, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Kaylee Hartung (Touchdown Radio) Taylor Zarzour, Gino Torretta […]

EDISON, NJ - AUGUST 28:  Jordan Spieth of the United States watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the second round of The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club on August 28, 2015 in Edison, New Jersey.  (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

CBS has highest golf ratings since 2009

With CBS finished with golf until 2016, let’s take a look how the network did in the ratings. As the network aired 21 events this year, CBS saw its best ratings in six years. Including 19 PGA Tour events as well as The Masters and the PGA Championship, CBS averaged a 2.3 rating with a […]

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NFL games on mobile free to all Verizon customers

Just as AT&T is opening up DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket package to more consumers, Verizon is doing the same for its mobile subscribers. Sports Business Daily reports that Verizon will provide NFL games to all of its mobile subscribers instead of having it just for premium subscribers who were paying extra for certain services. Verizon’s […]

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 01:  Cardale Jones #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in action against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the All State Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 1, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Your 2015 College Football Primer

The 2015 Football Bowl Subdivision (doesn’t that just roll off the tongue?) begins this evening.  College football is back.  And that is a glorious thing.  To get you kick started and ready for another season of the college game, we present our annual primer.  Below you’ll find basically every piece of broadcast-related information you’ll need […]

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA - JUNE 14:  Jack Wilshere of England (R) celebrates scoring their first goal with Wayne Rooney of England during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier between Slovenia and England on at the Stozice Arena on June 14, 2015 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Viewing Picks for September 3, 2015

All Times Eastern College Football Viewing Picks College Soccer Women’s Rutgers at Princeton — ESPNU, 5 p.m. Cycling La Vuelta a España Stage 12: Escaldes to Engordany. Andorra-Lleida — Universal Sports, 10 a.m. Golf European PGA Tour Russian Open, Skolkovo Golf Club, Moscow, Russia 1st Round — Golf Channel, 9 a.m. Golf Central Special: 2015 […]

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NBC Sports is the latest sports media group to undergo a digital re-design

One of the overarching themes of the current sports media landscape is that we’re in the midst of a digital revolution.  In 2015 more and more sports content is being consumed and watched online, Yahoo is even going to be streaming an NFL game.  Think about how crazy that would have sounded fifteen or even five […]