Time warner

What does an AT&T/Time Warner merger mean for sports viewing?

This weekend, AT&T reached an agreement to buy Time Warner for an amazing $85.4 billion. It means that AT&T which completed a deal to buy DirecTV last year will have control of a massive entertainment company that includes Cartoon Network, Cinemax, CNN, HBO, TBS, TNT and Warner Bros. In addition, the acquisition includes Turner Sports which […]

during game six of the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field on October 22, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.

NLCS Game 6 draws “yuuuuge” numbers for FS1

The series-clinching Game 6 of the National League Championship Series drew big ratings for FS1. Fox officials are sad that there is not a Game 7 which would have likely drawn a big number, but they’ll take what’s given to them. Last night’s NLCS Game 6 gave FS1 yet another overnight ratings record in the […]


Viewing Picks for October 23, 2016

All Times Eastern Bundesliga RB Leipzig vs. Werder Bremen — FS1, 9:30 a.m. Schalke vs. FSV Mainz — FS2, 11:20 a.m. Bundesliga Match Day — FS1, 9 a.m. Bundesliga Highlights Show II — Fox Soccer Plus, 9 p.m. College Field Hockey Cal at Stanford — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Bay Area, 4 p.m. College Football College Football […]

Keith Jackson

Keith Jackson explains the origin of “Whoa Nellie!” to Dan Patrick

Keith Jackson has been revered as the true voice of college football. His last game was the Rose Bowl between Texas and USC in 2006 and as Jackson told the Dan Patrick Show, he hasn’t attended a football game, pro or college since. Jackson has been enjoying his retirement and for the most part, has […]

Viewing Picks for October 22, 2016

All Times Eastern Bundesliga FC Ingolstadt vs. Borussia Dortmund — FS2, 9:20 a.m. Bayer Leverkusen vs. TSG Hoffenheim — Fox Soccer Plus, 9:20 a.m. Bayern München vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach– FS2, 12:20 p.m. Bundesliga Report: Roots III — FS2, 9 a.m. Bundesliga Highlights Show I — FS2, 9 p.m. College Football Viewing Picks College Hockey Men’s […]

Drew Sharp

Drew Sharp, Detroit newspaper columnist, dead at age 56

A Detroit native who stayed home for in essence his entire professional career, Drew Sharp has died at the age of 56. Sharp joined the Detroit Free Press as a beat writer covering high school sports, college, Michigan State in particular and the Detroit Pistons. But it was as a columnist where Sharp gained notoriety and […]


Viewing Picks for October 21, 2016

All Times Eastern Bundesliga Hamburger vs Eintracht Frankfurt — Fox Soccer Plus, 2:20 p.m. College Basketball Men’s Kentucky Blue-White Scrimmage — SEC Network, 7 p.m. Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Media Day Special — Pac-12 Networks, 1 p.m. College Basketball Live: Pac-12 Media Days — ESPNU, 3 p.m. College Football South Florida at Temple — ESPN, 7 […]


Viewing Picks for October 20, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Texas Men’s Basketball Tip-Off — Longhorn Network, 8 p.m. Texas GameDay — Longhorn Network, 7:30 p.m. Women’s Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Media Day Special — Pac-12 Networks, 2 p.m. College Football Miami (FL) at Virginia Tech — ESPN, 7 p.m. Troy at South Alabama — ESPNU, 7:30 p.m. BYU at […]

SI The Crossover

SI launches new NBA site “The Crossover”

Starting today, Sports Illustrated is launching a new NBA-centric site called “The Crossover.” The launch is in conjunction with SI’s new NBA preview issue which is also out today. Similar to the NFL-centric MMQB, The Crossover will devote its entire time to the Association. The lead editor will be Matt Dollinger. Some of the writers […]

Adrian Gonzalez error

Screengrab Snafu: Adrian Gonzalez is now known as “Adroam Gpmza;ez”

It’s one of the most dreaded moments on live TV, when a spelling error makes it on the air. KABC in Los Angeles really had a good one last night. While showing Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez on its 11 p.m. newscast, “Adrian Gonzalez” somehow came out as “Adroam Gpmza;ez.” If you can’t […]


Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon sign new contracts to remain hosts of PTI

The hosts of the Pardon the Interruption, the original ESPN debate show, Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon, have signed new multiyear extensions that will keep them on PTI for years to come. The signings of Mr. Tony and Wilbon come as PTI celebrates its 15th birthday as it premiered on October 17, 2001. And through […]


Viewing Picks for October 19, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball SEC Now: Men’s Basketball Media Days — SEC Network, 10 p.m. College Basketball Live: SEC Media Days — ESPNU, 6 p.m. College Football B1G Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon College Football Live — ESPN, 1:30 p.m. ESPNU Film Room — ESPNU, 5:30 p.m. SEC Inside: Vanderbilt at […]

Dixie The Herd music

Music DJ/producer claims FS1’s The Herd stole his song for a promo

We have heard about composers claiming their songs have been stolen or a certain one is strikingly similar to theirs. Well, we have a new one and this a rather interesting case. An Australian DJ/producer called Dixie says music used in a FS1 promo for Colin Cowherd’s show sounds very similar to his his song, “Blackjack […]