NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 18:  Commentator Joe Rogan looks on during the UFC Fight Night event at Prudential Center on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Joe Rogan will be sticking with the UFC for at least another year

Earlier this year, UFC fight analyst Joe Rogan said he would leave the company as a cageside commentator if it was sold to an outside investor. A couple of weeks ago, it was announced that UFC was indeed sold for a cool $4 billion.  While there are many things currently on the UFC agenda – from […]

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Rate the local MLB announcers, 2016 version – AL East

The AL East fared pretty well in our last rankings two years ago, with the Baltimore Orioles claiming the top spot among the teams in the division. Not much has changed since then, aside from the very minor, uncontroversial move of the Red Sox replacing Don Orsillo with Dave O’Brien in the play by play […]

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WATCH: Rick Sutcliffe cuts up his tie during Cubs-White Sox broadcast

One of the most comical sports stories we’ve heard in quite some time is Chris Sale getting suspended by the White Sox after desecrating the team’s throwback jerseys because he didn’t want to pitch in them. Sale going crazy with a pair of scissors has led to a number of surreal memes and headlines and […]

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 10:  Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on April 10, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Your MLB Announcing Schedule for 7/27 – 7/31

Wednesday, July 27 Detroit Tigers at Boston Red Sox (MLBN 1:30 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: Nats at Indians – Noon] Cincinnati Reds at San Francisco Giants (MLBN 4:30 pm – JIP) Local Broadcast [alt: Rays at Dodgers] Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs (ESPN 8 pm) Jon Sciambi, Rick Sutcliffe, Doug Glanville Thursday, July 28 […]

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Viewing Picks for July 27, 2016

All Times Eastern Basketball Women’s Women’s National Team Showcase, Bob Carpenter Center, University of Delaware, Dover, DE United States vs. France — NBA TV, 7:30 p.m. College Baseball Cape Cod League, Clem Spillane Field, Wareham, MA Hyannis Harbor Hawks at Wareham Gatemen — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 6:30 p.m. College Football College Football Live — […]

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Matt Damon weighs in on Tom Brady suspension, with less f-bombs than Affleck

Last month saw Ben Affleck blast Tom Brady’s Deflategate suspension with an incredible 19 f-bombs on Bill Simmons’ Any Given Wednesday, and now Affleck’s Good Will Hunting co-writer and co-star Matt Damon has weighed in too, but in a much less profane manner. That’s probably good, as he wasn’t on HBO, where swearing is fair […]

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ESPN’s Joe Tessitore one of the last to see Nebraska punter Sam Foltz alive

The tragic car accident that claimed the lives of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and ex-Michigan State punter Mike Sadler has shocked the college football community. It has sent shockwaves around the Big Ten Conference. Both Foltz and Sadler were taking part in a kickers camp in Wales, Wisconsin when they drove off during a torrential rainstorm. […]

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Rate the local MLB announcers, 2016 version – NL West

In the previous rankings, the NL West took the top two spots – but probably not in the order you imagined, as the Giants shocked everyone by trumping the Dodgers and Vin Scully. Since it’s an even year, that’ll probably end up happening again. However, maybe splitting Scully away from the other SportsNet LA broadcast […]

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Big Ten Network to offer new original programs

It’s hard to believe that Big Ten Network will enter its 10th year of operation. Back in 2007, Big Ten Network debuted with the monumental Appalachian State upset of Michigan and hasn’t looked back. Being one of the most successful league-owned networks, Big Ten Network is trying to stay fresh with some new original programs premiering […]

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Rachel Nichols to host Outside the Lines and Pardon the Interruption this week

As the NBA is in its dead period in the offseason, host of the Association-centric The Jump on ESPN, Rachel Nichols will be branching out beyond basketball this week. Nichols will host Outside the Lines today and tomorrow and then on Thursday and Friday, head to Washington, D.C. to co-host Pardon the Interruption along with […]

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