Nick Saban tells reporter “kiss my ass”

The college football offseason for Nick Saban is strenuous, but necessary. He temporarily removes the football coach hat and puts on his political hairpiece. Traveling around Alabama and the surrounding states on his whirlwind Crimson Caravan tour, Saban makes appearances at benefit dinners, hotel events, even golf tournaments, answering reporters’ questions at every turn because […]


NBC posts record ratings for EPL Championship Sunday

NBC has taken good care of the English Premier League this season, giving it a reliable home where it can be appreciated and broadcast without interruption. To finish a season of stellar production value, NBC Sports went wild with the final Sunday – the only day in which every team plays at the same exact […]


Video: Regis Philbin pies Katie Nolan

Just last week we sadly learned that Fox Sports 1′s oddball show Crowd Goes Wild is ending its run on May 8. But just to give its fans a nice sending off, they had Regis Philbin throw pies into the faces of Katie Nolan and Peter Schrager if they spelled a former NFL Draft pick’s […]

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The distribution fight over SEC Network is getting ugly

With the SEC Network premiere date looming ever closer, the cable and satellite providers who have yet to sign on seem to be getting nervous. A new ad campaign called “SEC Fans First” surfaced on Outkick the Coverage before it was supposed to go public, depicting a sad grandma saying she won’t be allowed to watch […]


Is college football in Mexico City coming soon thanks to ESPN?

The four major professional sports do it, and now more major college football teams are thinking about playing international games. The concept is not uncommon in college football with Notre Dame playing Navy in Dublin, Ireland and Penn State playing there later this year, but according to ESPN president John Skipper, the network has held […]


SEC Network releases commercials for every school, here are the best

Announcing a new network is one thing, but getting the word out is another. The ESPN-affiliated SEC Network launches on Aug. 14, the first day of the college football season. The network unveiled 14 school-specific ads, showcasing something special about each institution. Each of these 14 ads will run in the regional area of the schools, […]


Draft Day delivers disappointing numbers at the box office

The mildly anticipated film Draft Day hit theaters this weekend, and it made $9.8 million at the box office. This can be seen with two different perspectives: 1) For a film with a surprisingly small budget of $20, a near-$10 million opening weekend isn’t bad; or 2) Kevin Costner can no longer carry a film […]


AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb will be married on reality TV

Because being drafted into the NFL Draft isn’t distracting enough, former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron and his fiancee, model and Brent Musberger favorite Katherine Webb are reportedly shooting a reality show leading up to their wedding. The Auburn Plainsman newspaper reported that the couple has been filming the show for weeks now, even capturing the […]


Video: Game of Thrones Sportscast

We’ve had a Seinfeld-themed nightly news sports segment, and a rap one, and one in which former Louisville sports anchor Adam Lefkoe dropped the names of 31 wrestlers. These viral sensations helped Lefkoe leave his post in Louisville and move on up to making videos with Bleacher Report. In a change of pace, with much […]


NBCSN has its most watched quarter in network history

The Olympic bump is a real thing, and NBC Sports took full advantage of it. The Sochi Olympics, its dog problem, eye-infecting air and winter sporting events have ended, leaving NBC and NBCSN with massive numbers about which they can brag. NBCSN had its highest rated quarter (Dec. 30-March 30) in the network’s history, jumping […]


Maryland subpoenas 10 ACC schools and ESPN

When Maryland announced that it was leaving the ACC for the Big Ten, the school apparently didn’t intend to pay the exit fee that comes with leaving the conference. On Nov. 26, 2012, the ACC sued Maryland for the funds and it hasn’t gotten much better since then. Scheduled to officially exit the ACC in […]

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Brent Musburger speaks candidly on ESPN moving him to SEC Network

It seemed inevitable. Brent Musburger, the 76-year-old broadcaster whose contract was expiring, would be pushed out of his prime slot of Saturday night college football on ESPN and either become the lead voice of the new SEC Network or move on to greener pastures. Luckily for Brent and his adoring fans, ESPN signed him on […]


ESPN announces World Cup documentary series covering USMNT

Though it is ESPN’s last time with the World Cup through 2022, the Worldwide Leader is using all of its tools to properly lead up to the quadrennial footballing tournament. ESPN will air a six-part documentary series for five consecutive weeks, starting May 13. Unlike Fox, who announced a six-part documentary series comprised of separate […]


Fox Sports 1 to air World Cup documentary series

Up to this point, ESPN has basically cornered the market on sports documentaries with its 30 for 30 series, but Fox Sports is about to enter that realm and release six 30-minute documentaries leading up to the 2014 World Cup. Airing on Fox Sports 1, the documentaries are a part of Budweiser’s “Rise As One” promotional campaign, […]


Erin Andrews to join Dancing With the Stars

Dancing With the Stars is a sequined reality dance competition show that is unusually dominated by athletes. And while the upcoming season's cast has yet to be announced, the show has already added a sports-related new co-host to Tom Bergeron: Fox Sports host and reporter Erin Andrews. ABC announced the addition of Andrews to DWTS […]