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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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Here’s how you can legally stream the MLB Postseason

The 2014 MLB Postseason kicks into high gear today, with four games taking place between the American and National League. You might want to watch the games on other devices aside from TV, and good news – this year, you can legally take care of that. Well, kind of. The ALDS and ALCS will exclusively […]

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The Dick Vitale concert tour visits Rod Stewart

The evenings where Dick Vitale tweets about and posts pictures on Instagram from concerts he’s attending remain one of the best thing about the man. This year, Vitale has attended Billy Joel, Barry Manilow, Elton John, and Lionel Richie shows. And now, just days after signing a new contract with ESPN, Vitale was back on […]

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Midwest markets posted highest local MLB ratings this season

Every couple of months, Sports Business Daily releases local MLB ratings data. Because I’m a baseball addict, I love devouring this information and digesting the data. At the All-Star Break, midwest markets were dominating the local ratings among all teams, with the Tigers, Cardinals, Pirates, Reds and Brewers at the top of the mountain. With the […]

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That Gina Carano-Ronda Rousey fight won’t be happening this year

Sorry fight fans – it’s looking more and more like the UFC’s desire to book Ronda Rousey against Gina Carano in a superfight of women’s MMA standouts won’t be happening this year. Carano’s manager Scott Karp told Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting that Carano is booked to film two movies before the end of the year, […]

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Mitch Williams is suing MLB Network and Deadspin

The last time we heard from old pal Mitch Williams, he had taken a leave of absence from MLB Network following an outburst at his child’s Little League game. After that, all was quiet on the Williams front until this week, when we learned that he was doing the American thing and suing MLB Network […]

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Would a potential tiebreaker game be a ratings mess for MLB?

This coming week, the MLB Postseason starts, with games airing on five different networks over the course of the next month. As a baseball diehard, it’s heaven on Earth. Even with the addition of the second Wild Card, playoff baseball is fantastic to watch, from the first pitch of the first game to the celebrations […]

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