LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 28:  Glen Davis #0 of the Los Angeles Clippers celebrates after making a basket against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Five of the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  The Spurs won 111-107.  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 Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

ESPN adds six analysts, four play-by-play commentators to college basketball stable

ESPN’s stable of college basketball announcers keeps growing like rabbits, which is to be expected when the network is scheduled to show roughly 1,200 games during the 2015-16 season. This week, the Worldwide Leader announced a whopping six analysts and four play-by-play commentators for their college hoops coverage, mainly for SEC Network and ESPNU. The new […]

MADRID, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 03: Cristiano Ronaldo (R) of Real Madrid CF reacts as he fail to score as Edinson Cavani (L) of Paris Saint-Germain speaks to him during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Real Madrid CF and Paris Saint-Germain at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 3, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Chinese commentator fired after snoring during Real Madrid-PSG match

Tuesday’s Real Madrid-PSG Champions League matchup didn’t exactly light the world on fire. Madrid took a 1-0 lead in the first half that they didn’t relinquish, despite some late attempts PSG. Anyway, Dong Lu was calling the game for China’s LeTV. The game began at 3:45 AM local time, and eventually, the early start combined […]


Donovan McNabb sentenced to 18 days in jail

Donovan McNabb’s June DUI arrest, his second in the span of two years, has resulted in him being sentenced to 18 days in jail according to a report from TMZ. McNabb was arrested for DUI in June, and initial reports indicated that he could spend as many as 90 days in jail. Following the arrest, both Fox […]

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 26:  Joey Logano (L), driver of the #20 The Home Depot Toyota, speaks to professional wrestler John Cena in the garage area prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 26, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Fox has bought a pro wrestling soap opera

Pro wrestling fans often compare the form of entertainment to a “male soap opera”. There are wild characters, off the wall storylines, and feats of athleticism. Someone at Fox apparently took the phrase “male soap opera” a bit too literally though, as the network has bought a show called The Work that Deadline described as a […]

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 13:  The Baltimore Orioles mascot celebrates after an 8-2 victory against the Kansas City Royals at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 13, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Orioles, MASN win judgement against Nationals in latest battle over rights fees

The battle between the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals over rights fees for Nationals games on MASN (which the Orioles have a majority stake in) took another step forward this week, but is still nowhere close to being solved. On Wednesday, New York state Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Marks favored MASN and the Orioles in regards […]

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 24:  Ric Flair looks on while awaiting the entrance of Hulk Hogan during the Hulkamania Tour at the Burswood Dome on November 24, 2009 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Ric Flair is getting a 30 for 30 documentary

Past the next couple editions of 30 for 30 announced and scheduled over the rest of this month, we’re a bit fuzzy on the subjects that will be featured in ESPN’s documentary series in the future. Details are scarce. And while details are also scarce on this project that recently began filming, we know the […]


Fox Sports wants to bring Pete Rose back for 2016

Will Pete Rose be in the Fox studios again for the 2016 MLB season? Some fans were curious about where the relationship between Rose and Fox stood after he left their Postseason coverage following Friday’s World Series Game 3, but it was later revealed that he left early because of a pre-planned engagement (which may […]


Alex Rodriguez has rehabilitated his image through the media in 2015

No one knew what 2015 would hold for Alex Rodriguez. He missed a good chunk of the 2013 season while dealing with hip surgery and sparring with MLB in regards to a 211 game suspension that was doled out to him. He eventually appealed his suspension down to 162 games, and Rodriguez didn’t play a […]

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TMZ Sports is debuting on FS1 next Monday

FS1 has experimented with various types of programming to fill time throughout the day during the network’s two-plus years of life. We’ve seen live games, radio simulcasts, studio shows, Regis Philbin, interviews, and even some documentary style features on Fox’s airwaves over the last 26 months, but on November 9th, FS1 is going in a […]

LANDOVER, MD - SEPTEMBER 20: Wide receiver Pierre Garcon #88 of the Washington Redskins celebrates a second quarter touchdown during a game against the St. Louis Rams at FedExField on September 20, 2015 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

Pierre Garcon is suing FanDuel

A new party is filing a lawsuit against FanDuel, and it’s not one you’d necessarily expect – Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon, who is filing a class action suit on behalf of NFL players because of FanDuel using his likeness in commercials. Here’s the legalese from Mike Garafolo of Fox, in which Garcon accuses […]


Here’s how various sports media personalities celebrated Halloween

Halloween is today, and throughout the week, a variety of sports media personalities dressed up in increasingly ridiculous costumes. The Men in Blazers both dressed as Chuck Blazer. Katie Nolan was her crush, sexy Rob Ryan. Mike and Mike were Captain America and The Hulk, while Cris Carter was…Shaft. Yup… Andrew “McLovin” Perloff from The Dan […]

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17:  Raheem Sterling of Manchester City scores his team's first goal past Adam Federici of Bournemouth during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Etihad Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

NBC’s Premier League coverage up 19% from 2014-15, 150% from 2012-13

This is the third year of the Premier League on NBC, and the relationship is going well between the two parties. So well, in fact, that NBC re-upped with the Premier League for another six years and $950 million in August. And while the overall viewership numbers for the Premier League pale in comparison to […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 28:  (L-R) Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals, Johnny Cueto #47 of the Kansas City Royals, and Pedro Grifol #28 of the Kansas City Royals react after the Kansas City Royals defeat the New York Mets 7-1 in Game Two of the 2015 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 28, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

World Series Game 2 draws 9.3 overnight, tops GOP debate

The 2015 World Series continued its hot start, as Wednesday night’s Game 2 drew a strong 9.3 overnight, barely besting the 9.1 overnight drawn by the Republican presidential debate on CNBC. Game 1 on Tuesday drew a 10.5 overnight, the highest for a Game 1 since 2009’s Yankees-Phillies matchup. It finished with 14.94 million viewers, the best […]