<> at Notre Dame Stadium on November 14, 2015 in South Bend, Indiana.

WWE Raw viewership dips below 3 million for first time since 1997

In what is seemingly becoming a monthly tradition, WWE Raw viewership is continuing to freefall. This Monday’s edition, hot on the heels of a Survivor Series that left many nonplussed, averaged 2.95 million viewers over the three hours of the show, bottoming out at just 2.71 million viewers for the final hour. That mark of […]


Marlins let go of color commentator Tommy Hutton

Just when you think the Miami Marlins couldn’t draw more scorn from their fanbase…surprise! On Monday night, the Marlins opted not to bring back Fox Sports Florida color commentator Tommy Hutton, who had been with the team for 19 years. In case you’re curious, the Marlins franchise is only 23 years old, meaning Hutton had been […]


What should we realistically expect from ESPN’s WWE coverage?

ESPN’s recent coverage of WWE may be best described as “strange”. A month ago, SportsCenter began running WWE recap segments. Earlier this month, WWE personality turned SportsCenter anchor Jonathan Coachman broke the news about Seth Rollins’ injured knee. So you’ve got SportsCenter breaking news and recapping events, but when it comes to controversy…well, ESPN hasn’t […]

BATON ROUGE, LA - OCTOBER 17:  Leonard Fournette #7 of the LSU Tigers runs for a first down against the Florida Gators at Tiger Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Today could be the best day for sports over the rest of the year

There’s nothing really special about November 21st. It’s not a holiday. There isn’t some sort of sporting tradition on this day. Yet, looking at the slate of sports on television today, one could wonder if we’re going to get a better day of sports over the rest of the year. In the college football world, […]

KANSAS CITY, MO -NOVERMBER 3:  Ned Yost manager of the Kansas City Royals waves to fans as he rides with the championship trophy during a parade to celebrate their World Series victory on November 3, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

ESPN announces MLB Opening Day schedule, featuring all ten Postseason teams

ESPN and MLB are expanding their Opening Day schedule for the 2016 season. Instead of just airing one game on Sunday and then three or four on Monday, ESPN will air three games on Sunday and four on Monday, with all ten Postseason teams from this past season represented. The marquee matchup is a World […]

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MLB announces in-market streaming deal with Fox for 2016 season

There are still plenty of issues with MLB’s local television model – hello, fans in Las Vegas and Iowa blacked out of five or six teams who you can’t see on your local cable package. But one smaller issue is being fixed for the 2016 season – MLB will allow fans to stream games in-market. […]


Stuart Holden will be joining Fox Sports’ @TheBuzzer

While US Women’s National Team star Christen Press is away playing with the team, Fox Sports’ @TheBuzzer digital platform will be temporarily replacing her with another familiar face to fans of the US national teams – former USMNT midfielder and current Fox soccer analyst Stuart Holden. The video series has been a smash hit for […]

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 15:  Christian Seifert, chairman of the DFL, talks to the guest during the DFL new year's reception at the Thurn und Taxis Palais on January 15, 2013 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.  (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for DFL)

Bundesliga CEO Christian Seifert talks about the rise of German football

On Saturday afternoon at BlazerCon in Brooklyn, one of the featured guests was Christian Seifert, the CEO of Germany’s Bundesliga. During Seifert’s 45 minute discussion with Roger Bennett of the Men in Blazers, he talked about the rise of the German league across the world, what the Bundesliga brings to the table that other leagues […]


BlazerCon highlights the growing, diverse American soccer audience

This weekend in Brooklyn, New York, the first ever BlazerCon took place. The event was spearheaded by NBC’s popular comedic soccer duo, the Men in Blazers, and brought soccer fans from around the world together for a weekend simply oozing with soccer. Heading into the convention, one may have been concerned that the suboptimal Men […]

<> at Lincoln Financial Field on October 19, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

NFL blackout rules pissed off everyone in Central PA on Sunday

My hometown is a Central Pennsylvania city called Harrisburg, the state capital. When talking about my birthplace with people unfamiliar with the area, I jokingly refer to it as “the nexus of the universe” because many of the major cities in the northeast are within 200 miles, including Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Trenton, Newark, […]


Fox announces 2015-16 college basketball broadcaster lineup

Fox kicks off their 2015-16 college basketball season on Friday evening with a Wagner-St. John’s matchup, but the schedule really gets cranking with doubleheaders next Monday and Tuesday. In advance of the beginning of the season, Fox has announced their studio and game commentators for college basketball coverage, with plenty of familiar names popping up. […]


Dodgers add Joe Davis to broadcast team for 2016

As we head into the final year of Vin Scully’s career in 2016, the Los Angeles Dodgers may have found the man that could be his replacement – Joe Davis, who currently works as an MLB, college football, and college basketball broadcaster with FS1. According to the Dodgers, the 27-year old Davis will initially call […]

at National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 2015 in Cooperstown, New York.

Baseball Hall of Fame voted down request to increase ballot size

Earlier this summer, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced that any BBWAA member more than 10 years removed from actively covering the game would lose their Hall of Fame vote. The purge cut the total amount of voters down from around 650 (though only 549 votes were cast in 2015) to 475. The BBWAA also […]

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Manager Manny Acta #11 of the Cleveland Indians looks to the scoreboard during the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Progressive Field on July 21, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Former ESPN analyst Manny Acta hired as Mariners third base coach

Ex-ESPN analyst and former Nationals and Indians manager Manny Acta is heading back to the majors. Acta has reportedly been hired as the new third base coach of the Seattle Mariners. Acta joined ESPN before the 2013 season, and his time with the network finished up at the end of the 2014 season. He received high praise […]

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 15: Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Wizards, watches as his team plays the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 15, 2014 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capitals, Wizards eschewing digital distribution for new RSN deal – for now

Washington Capitals and Wizards owner Ted Leonsis has made waves in the past by insinuating he’d consider keeping the TV rights for his two teams in-house, and making games available online through his Monumental Network. The idea of dumping a local RSN for an over the top service is also being considered by Clippers owner […]