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MLB Network is airing an absurd amount of live baseball in September

With September underway, and with another exciting MLB pennant race underway, MLB Network is making sure we’re all covered. Over the next two weeks, the only day that the network is NOT airing a live game is Sunday, September 7th – and don’t worry, because we’re covered with Royals-Yankees on TBS and Giants-Tigers on ESPN. […]

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Vin Scully plans to only call games in Los Angeles in 2015

Dodger baseball may be a little different in 2015. Vin Scully is planning on scaling back his schedule of games next year by as much as 25%. The 86-year old currently only travels to road games in California and Arizona, but plans on abandoning all road trips next season with the exception of Anaheim – […]

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Madden glitch turns linebacker into munchkin

Glitches in EA games are par for the course nowadays. More often then not, videos will flood YouTube after the release of a sports game highlighting these hilarious glitches. But I think this glitch from Madden ’15 takes the cake – Titans linebacker Christian Kirksey is listed as one foot, two inches tall. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1vpodIEG8c Well, […]

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The 2014 Little League World Series was the most-watched ever on ESPN

This year’s Little League World Series on ESPN had many intriguing storylines, mainly centering around Taney Dragons star pitcher Mo’Ne Davis and the Jackie Robinson West team from Chicago that won the United States championship. But this year’s event wasn’t just a two story affair – the World Series as a whole was the most-watched […]

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Hawk Harrelson may cut back his road broadcast schedule

Chicago White Sox broadcaster Hawk Harrelson, one of the most polarizing and recognizable voices in the game today, may be scaling back his road broadcast schedule in 2015, following in the footsteps of Vin Scully and Bob Uecker (among others), who have famously cut back in recent years. According to a report by the Chicago […]

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Another Baseball Prospectus writer has been hired by an MLB team

At some point, you simply need to applaud Baseball Prospectus for the incredible amount of writing talent that the site is generating. Another former BP staffer has been hired by an MLB team – national prospect writer Jason Parks, heading to the Cubs as a scout. Parks was actually promoted into his former role by […]

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John Anderson thinks USC is a “clown college”

In the aftermath of the Josh Shaw story that has turned from inspirational to disappointing (to say the least) in shockingly quick fashion, more questions have risen about USC’s ongoing, seemingly never-ending drama. While anchoring SportsCenter on Wednesday night, John Anderson didn’t mince words while talking with Danny Kanell, calling USC a “clown college”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNPqclXDgJY […]

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SportsNet LA may help kill a potential Comcast-Time Warner merger

While a potential merger between Comcast and Time Warner has presently been shelved, the future of the merger is a question – and that could be thanks to Time Warner’s embattled SportsNet LA RSN. We finally have a solid answer on the rate that Time Warner is asking from its customers for SportsNet LA – […]

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Is the length of NFL games ever going to become an issue?

When sports fans generally talk about games that last for a long time, they’re usually talking about baseball. And yes, there’s an issue with the length of baseball games, mainly thanks to the routines that batters and pitchers go through before and after every pitch. But there’s a sad truth when it comes to the […]

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MLB.tv is reviewing blackouts for the 2015 season

Could there finally be something resembling a solution to MLB.tv’s blackout issues before the 2015 season? Well…maybe. During an interview this week, MLBAM head Bob Bowman said that he is “optimistic” that a deal could be reached soon to allow fans to watch in-market games on MLB.tv. However, as always, there’s a catch – users […]

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Amy Van Dyken-Rouen is walking after her ATV accident

Back in June, former Olympian and Fox Sports Radio host Amy Van Dyken-Rouen was involved in an ATV accident in which her spinal cord was severed. It was a very scary situation, but Van Dyken-Rouen kept a sense of humor about the situation and vowed to walk again, despite what seemed to be impossible circumstances. This […]

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Fox launching fantasy football show starring Jay Glazer & David Spade

When we clamored for more “original, can’t miss” programming on Fox Sports 1, I don’t think this is what we had in mind. Fantasy Football Uncensored will debut on Fox Sports 1 on noon this Saturday, and re-air on Fox at 2 PM on Sunday. It stars Jay Glazer as the host and commissioner of […]

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Peter Gammons wasn’t having any of Chris Russo’s crap

Peter Gammons appeared on the MLB Network program High Heat with Christopher Russo, and the legendary sportswriter wasn’t about to lay down for Russo and take his crap. Gammons was very combative towards Russo during the seven minute segment, burying nearly every Russo point and getting in several snarky replies. The best part had to […]

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The Orioles-Nationals MASN dispute shows no signs of progress

The battle over the Nationals’ TV rights on MASN between the NL East leaders and the AL East leading Orioles isn’t going away any time soon. On Monday, a New York Supreme Court judge extended an injunction that he granted two weeks ago, barring the Nationals from receiving the increased rights fee that a panel […]

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