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Chris Webber is part of a group that wants to buy the Hawks

Chris Webber wants to follow in the footsteps of former ESPN broadcaster Magic Johnson and buy a chunk of a sports team. But unlike Johnson, Webber is sticking to basketball, and is reportedly targeting the Atlanta Hawks. He posted a note on Twitter Thursday morning about his ownership interests. The Hawks have come under fire in […]

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David Ortiz, Nick Swisher will work as World Series analysts for Fox

Every year, Fox drags a couple of active players into the World Series analyst fray. Last year, A.J. Pierzynski and Jimmy Rollins did some work for Fox, and did a pretty good job. This year, two new players will be working as analysts for Fox during the World Series – David Ortiz and Nick Swisher. Most […]

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TV and Radio Calls Of Travis Ishikawa’s Pennant Winning Homer

The San Francisco Giants are the National League champions for the third time in five years, thanks to a walk off, three-run homer by Travis Ishikawa in the ninth inning. Joe Buck was on the call for Fox, and his call was perfect – a throwback to history. The last time a National League pennant was won with a […]

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Cleveland sports radio host takes Ebola fear-mongering to a new level

We hear the phrase “stick to sports” way too much when a sensitive social situation arises in this country or abroad. Most people just want to use sports as a getaway to escape the serious matters going on in the real world. But in this situation, the “stick to sports” mantra really should apply. Nick […]

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The Royals-Orioles ALCS is doing very well for TBS

When the Orioles and Royals each punched their ticket to the 2014 ALCS, many expected the ratings to be a bloodbath on TBS, especially considering that the network aired a marquee matchup of Cardinals-Dodgers in the 2013 NLCS. Those fears don’t appear to be well-founded through two games, as TBS’s coverage through two games is […]

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Jerry Angelo claims USA Today twisted his words

On Thursday evening, USA Today published an article by Josh Peter featuring an interview with former Bears GM Jerry Angelo. The first quote from Angelo used by Peter in the article is that NFL teams “did not discipline players in the ‘hundreds and hundreds’ of domestic violence incidents” during Angelo’s 30+ years in the NFL. […]

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Another CBS Sports writer is leaving as the floodgates remain open

Just when you think the CBS Sports brain drain couldn’t get any more serious, it has. College basketball writer Jeff Borzello is leaving CBS for ESPN, following in the footsteps of Jeff Goodman in May of 2013. This is getting absurd. Borzello, Goodman, Gregg Doyel, Bruce Feldman, Mike Freeman, Scott Miller, Danny Knobler, Brett McMurphy, […]

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Former MMA fighter Jason Miller live tweets standoff with police

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has had an accomplished career in the MMA world. Over 37 career fights, Miller is 28-9. He’s fought in Japan, the UFC, Strikeforce, and WEC. He was the star of an MTV show called Bully Beatdown. But in recent years, he’s fallen on hard times. The UFC released him in 2012 after […]

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Details released about Fox’s Saturday JABO telecast

During Game 1 of the NLCS, Fox Sports 1 will air a special analytics-driven second screen experience. Titled “NLCS on Fox Sports 1 Powered by JABO“, the game will be looked at from a different angle on this telecast over on Fox Sports 1. Fox Sports 1 MLB studio host Kevin Burkhardt will host the show, […]

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The MLB Postseason is doing quite well nationally and locally so far

This year’s MLB Postseason was laden with questions. The games, so far, have been spread across four networks, with a fifth (Fox) coming this weekend. However, don’t tell baseball fans that expectations were low, because the games are doing quite well in terms of viewership as the Division Series comes to a close. Through Sunday’s […]

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Dick Vitale inexplicably went to a Britney Spears concert

Just a day ago, I wondered what artist Dick Vitale would be seeing in concert next after his trip to a Rod Stewart show on Thursday night. Well, Dickie V didn’t keep us waiting too long – on Friday night, for whatever reason, he saw Britney Spears in concert. Dickie V’s Twitter game wasn’t completely […]

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Heading into the playoffs, MLB Network had their best ever season

MLB Network has consistently seen their viewership totals tick up in recent years. Heading into their airing of NLDS games this Saturday and Monday, MLB Network is basking in the glow of the best regular season in network history. According to data provided by Nielsen, MLB Network’s primetime game telecasts averaged 279,000 viewers, a 6% […]

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The Fall Experimental Football League will stream games on ESPN3

Who needs more football? Apparently, ESPN does. The Fall Experimental Football League (FXFL) has agreed to a deal with ESPN to air their games on ESPN3 this season. According to SI, the deal was spurred by the NFL wanting to have FXFL game film to evaluate. There is no official affiliation between the NFL and […]

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