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Reporter who asked Draymond Green about Houston flooding was fired

After Game 4 of the Warriors-Rockets Western Conference Quarterfinals series, a reporter asked Warriors forward Draymond Green about the flooding in Houston. Green shot down the reporter’s question, and the reporter was thoroughly shamed on social media after the incident. It’s now been revealed that the reporter in question was fired shortly after the press […]

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Twitter is interested in more sports streaming deals

The NFL’s streaming deal with Twitter earlier this month blew the minds of many across the sports landscape. The NFL? Streaming games live on…Twitter? It seemed incomprehensible. But if Twitter CFO Anthony Noto is to be believed, Twitter isn’t going to stop at the NFL, and wants to create similar partnerships with other sports leagues, […]

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NESN’s Elle Duncan set to join ESPN as SportsCenter anchor

Awful Announcing has learned that ESPN will be adding NESN anchor Elle Duncan as a SportsCenter anchor, and will soon announce the hiring. Duncan has been with NESN since 2014, hosting both NESN Live and NESN Sports Today. Prior to her work in Boston, Duncan worked for Atlanta’s NBC affiliate, WXIA, and was a sideline reporter for the […]

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NBCSN acquires TV rights to Sports Jeopardy

Sports Jeopardy has made its home on Crackle since the show launched two years ago. But the Dan Patrick-hosted show will be gaining a TV outlet this year, debuting on NBCSN during the Summer Olympics and airing weekly in the fall. The NBCSN premiere of Sports Jeopardy will be at midnight on August 6th after Olympics coverage, […]

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Bleacher Report adds Jonathan Abrams to cadre of NBA writers

Another Grantland alum has a new home, and another talented NBA writer is joining Bleacher Report. Jonathan Abrams will be joining B/R to write about the NBA, on the heels of the release of his New York Times best-seller Boys Among Men: How the Prep-to-Pro Generation Redefined the NBA and Sparked a Basketball Revolution. The hire […]

PHILADELPHIA - AUGUST 2: Former Philadelphia Phillie Curt Schilling is congratulated by the Phillie Phanatic after his induction into the Phillies "Wall of Fame" before a game against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park on August 2, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Braves won 6-4. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

ESPN is in a no-win situation with Curt Schilling

The latest chapter in the social media adventures of Curt Schilling has been written, and as with all of the other chapters, it’s angered quite a few people. In light of this most recent incident, people continue to ask why Schilling is still employed, and when ESPN will finally end up letting him go. However, […]

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 7: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks kisses the Stanley Cup during a pregame ceremony honoring the 2015 NHL Champions before the Blackhawks take on the New York Rangers during an NHL game at the United Center on October 7, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

NHL, Showtime nearing agreement for all-access show for Stanley Cup Playoffs

The NHL is approaching a deal with yet another premium TV network for an all-access show. According to Puck Daddy, the NHL and Showtime are finishing up negotiations for an all-access show covering the four teams in the conference finals and Stanley Cup Final. The league has aired a Winter Classic all-access show on EPIX over […]

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Elvis Presley, A.C. Green films highlight next batch of 30 for 30 Shorts

ESPN’s bite-sized 30 for 30 Shorts series returns this week with the first of five new documentary shorts, focusing on a golfer in Lower Manhattan who borrows clubs and doesn’t use traditional golf balls. Here’s the full description of Tiger Hood, which premieres online this Tuesday and debuts on the 6 PM SportsCenter this Friday. […]

SAN ANTONIO,TX - APRIL 10: Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs drives on Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors at AT&T Center on April 10, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. The Warriors won 92-86, tying the all-time record for wins in a season with 72. 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 Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)

Warriors-Spurs brings a record overnight to NBA TV

Sunday night’s Golden State Warriors-San Antonio Spurs tilt, with both teams chasing history, delivered a record 2.0 overnight for NBA TV. The Warriors were chasing their record tying 72nd win on Sunday night, while the Spurs were looking to run their home record to 40-0 on the season. Golden State prevailed 92-86, and their final […]

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Vin Scully explained what “GOAT” meant on Monday night

During Monday night’s Dodgers-Padres Opening Day clash from Petco Park, legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully explained what the word “GOAT” meant, which is fitting considering that many consider Scully the “GOAT” (that’s “greatest of all-time”, for those of you just as clueless as Vin was). Padres outfielder Jon Jay met Michael Jordan (you know, the […]

during the American League Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium on October 6, 2015 in New York City.

Comcast’s dispute with YES Network continues past Opening Day

The 2016 New York Yankees season begins today (thanks to a postponement of yesterday’s opener with the Astros), but many in the greater New York area won’t be able to watch their team because of the ongoing dispute between Comcast and YES Network. A YES Network spokesperson released the following statement, which seemingly delivers a […]

HOUSTON, TEXAS - APRIL 04:  Daniel Ochefu #23 of the Villanova Wildcats and Ryan Arcidiacono #15 hoist the trophy after the Villanova Wildcats defeat the North Carolina Tar Heels 77-74 to win the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

NCAA Tournament Championship Game down 30% from 2015

While the Villanova-North Carolina NCAA Tournament Championship Game delivered on the court, it took a hit in the ratings battle, as expected. Over TBS, TNT, and truTV, the game drew a 12.0 overnight, down 30% from CBS’s 17.1 last year. The game didn’t even earn the label of “most-watched college basketball game on cable ever”, […]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Twitter wins the rights to stream Thursday Night Football

Thursday Night Football won’t be streamed through CBS or NBC, the rightsholders for the television broadcasts of the games during the 2016 season. No, TNF will be streamed through…Twitter? Bloomberg first reported the news on Tuesday morning, and it was later confirmed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on, naturally, Twitter. It was Goodell’s first tweet […]

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Here’s the 2016 opening for MLB Tonight

MLB Tonight is one of the staple programs on MLB Network each season, and heading into the 2016 season, MLB Network changed up the introduction for the show for the first time since 2013. With the 2016 season officially beginning on Sunday with a tripleheader on ESPN, the new opening has been created and will be […]

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