Skinny Bundles Could Be Saving And Hurting Cable

Survive and adapt. This is the key to surviving life according to believers of Darwin and it’s what cable operators have done in order to ensure their existence. The strategy looks like it is paying off. Last week, Dish Network announced their profits beat what analysts predicted it would be. Its Sling TV service, which […]

TAMPA, FL- MARCH 05:  Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees at bat in the third inning during the game against the Boston Red Sox at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 5, 2016 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Your MLB Announcing Schedule for 5/5 – 5/8

Thursday, May 5 New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles (MLBN 7 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: Rangers at Jays] Friday, May 6 Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (MLBN 7 pm) Matt Vasgersian, Jim Kaat & Sam Ryan [alt: Dodgers at Jays] Saturday, May 7 Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers (FS1 1 pm) Kenny Albert, […]

Hawks Crying Jordan

Atlanta Hawks “Crying Jordan” themselves as Cavs set NBA 3-point record

The Cleveland Cavaliers were hitting three-pointers like they were on fire in NBA Jam Wednesday night in Game 2 of their second-round matchup against the Atlanta Hawks. When the carnage was done, the Cavs sunk 25 three-point shots through what Ted Cruz would call a basketball ring, setting a new NBA record for three-pointers made in […]


Watch: Charles Barkley suggests Hawks need to ‘take’ Cavs player ‘out’

Charles Barkley is at it again. During TNT’s broadcast of the Atlanta Hawks 123-98 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Wednesday night, Barkley wasn’t impressed with the Cavaliers gunning three-pointers in a blowout. Barkley said the Hawks should “take somebody out.” Barkley’s fellow panelists weren’t impressed with Barkley’s […]

DraftKings and FanDuel

NBA jerseys will be one place DraftKings and FanDuel can’t advertise

NBA owners approved advertising patches on jerseys back in April, but they’re not going to allow advertising for everybody. According to Darren Rovell of, while NBA teams are free to make marketing deals with daily fantasy sports companies, their company logos won’t be allowed to be featured on NBA jerseys. The ban isn’t specific […]

onstage during The 2015 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on July 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Caitlyn Jenner to pose nude for SI, according to US Weekly?

According to a report from US Weekly, Caitlyn Jenner “will appear on a summer cover of Sports Illustrated wearing “nothing but an American flag and her Olympic medal.” There’s been no confirmation or denial from SI as of yet as multiple organizations including Awful Announcing have reached out seeking comment. This would certainly be an […]

NCAA beach volleyball

Turner will broadcast NCAA beach volleyball championship on TBS, truTV

We’ve seen Turner Sports broadcasting some unconventional events recently, including their own eSports league, and now they’re continuing that trend after reaching a multi-year deal to broadcast the NCAA National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship, starting with this year’s inaugural championship. That championship takes place this weekend in Gulf Shores, Alabama, hosted by the University of […]

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Abby Wambach joins ESPN for soccer, ESPN Films, OTL, a podcast and more

It’s no surprise that Abby Wambach is turning to television, but it’s notable that she’s doing it in a role that will go beyond soccer. Wambach, a 2015 Women’s World Cup champion with the U.S., a two-time Olympic gold medalist (2004 and 2012), and the all-time leader in career international soccer goals (she has 184; […]

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ESPN’s Craig Burley loses his mind over Pep Guardiola and expected goals

Former Chelsea and Scotland defender/midfielder and current ESPN FC pundit Craig Burley apparently has quite a bone to pick with both Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola (who’s exiting for Manchester City) and advanced statistics. This ESPN FC segment from Tuesday starts with the rather ludicrous idea that Guardiola’s time at Bayern Munich was a failure […]


30 For 30’s Gonzo @ The Derby brings Hunter S. Thompson masterpiece to life

It’s one of the most famous and respected pieces of writing — sports or otherwise — to ever appear in an American magazine. It’s the story that launched the world of first-person, objectivity-free “Gonzo” journalism. Hunter S. Thompson’s “The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved,” published in the June 1970 issue of Scanlan’s Monthly, was brilliant […]


Hulu is developing a service to let you watch live broadcast and cable TV online

The cable television model appears on the precipice of collapse (or at least dramatic change), and you can count Hulu among the vultures swarming to grab a piece of the carnage. According to The Wall Street Journal, the online streaming service is developing a service that would allow subscribers to live stream broadcast and cable television channels. […]