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Let’s talk about “Bradley C”, the $349 big winner featured in FanDuel commercials

FanDuel, typically the less evil of the big two daily fantasy companies and with the less obnoxious advertising (barely), has a pretty straight forward ad strategy. No fancy endorsers, no glitzy produced ads, and no jingles, but rather just product shots and user testimonials (although it should noted they’re facing some scrutiny for using NCAA […]

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Spydercam shows entire kickoff return touchdown live and it was glorious

We take things for granted watching as much sports as we do but the reality is, we’re quite spoiled. Pylon cams are here, drones are coming, but let’s not forget about the good ole spydercam. In last night’s game, the production van opted to show kickoff return live via the spydercam (something you rarely see if at […]

INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - JULY 02:  Players compete in the e-Sports, FIFA 13 semi final against at Samsan World Gymnasium during day four of the 4th Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games on July 2, 2013 in Incheon, South Korea.  (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Turner Broadcasting launching new competitive gaming league

Turner Broadcasting has launched a new league in partnership with WME | IMG to bring the extremely popular competitive first-person shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to your television. This is the first huge agreement of its kind, and a big development for competitive gaming. As the Daily Dot reports, the league will bring in the top talent from around […]

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FS1 turns Maize and Blue as they go overboard in wooing Michigan and the Big Ten

College football returns tonight and with quite a delicious and large portioned appetizer with Utah hosting Michigan.  Neither team is in the top 25, so if you were to go to a standard CFB scoreboard (which usually by default shows games only with top 25 teams), you’d see Alcorn State vs. Georgia Tech listed as […]

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6 Simple Ways Ballers Could Be Better In Season 2

Ballers just concluded its rookie season and showed enough promise and ratings to get an early green-light for season two. I predicted as much when I did my advanced review in June as The Rock plus flashy subject matter with a young male target audience was very likely going to be enough to make it […]


30 For 30 Review – Angry Sky

Director – Jeff Tremaine (Director of previous 30 for 30 installment The Birth Of Big Air) Length – 90 minutes with commercials (78 minutes without) Installment – #73 of 30 for 30/ESPN Films series Most Similar To – Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau, The Legend Of Jimmy The Greek, The Birth Of Big Air Grade/Ranking – mid 50’s out of 73 Review: Closing […]


Trey Wingo signs new ESPN deal, will host new NFL Insiders Sunday morning show

Fox isn’t the only network tinkering with its NFL Sunday pre-game coverage recipe. Awful Announcing has learned that ESPN will be debuting a new Sunday edition of NFL Insiders which will replace the first hour of Sunday NFL Countdown. The move is part of a soon-to-be announced multi-year extension for Trey Wingo, whose role with […]

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The “New Face” Of Women’s Soccer Is Who?

Ed note: The post below is a syndicated post from Linkedin by Becky Carlson, the Head Coach of Quinnipiac Rugby. Carlson is the first female D-I NCAA Rugby Coach in the United States. Below she shares her views on Fox Soccer’s coverage of the USWNT. The USA Women’s National Soccer Team is taking on Nigeria tonight […]

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HBO Sports President Shares Documentary Strategy, Announces Acquisition Of Greg Louganis Biography “Back On Board”

There are a handful of “We’re in the Golden Age of Sports Documentary” articles floating out there (psst mine was first). This is because well, we’re indeed in the golden era of sports documentaries. If you’re a fan of the space like myself, it’s encouraging to see more sports documentaries are being produced, acquired, distributed, […]

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Blogs And Social Media Have Killed The Mainstream Media Local Sports Portal

Last week we learned that that Fox Sports Regional websites were in the process of making heavy editorial layoffs. This week came word that the layoffs weren’t just a trimming of writers on Fox’s expansive network of regional channels, but rather the elimination of all of their writers. Below is a graphic of Fox’s network […]