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Report: Doug Collins to leave studio and call NBA games for ESPN

With ESPN airing more games as part of its new NBA rights deal, it will shift responsibilities among its analysts. One of those whose on-air duties will change is Doug Collins, who has been part of ESPN’s NBA Countdown team since 2013. According to The Big Lead, Collins will work 25 to 30 games. He’ll […]

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09:  Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a backhand during his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on Day Fifteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Viewing Picks for August 29, 2016

All Times Eastern College Football B1G Football & Beyond (season premiere) — Big Ten Network, noon College Football Live — ESPN2, 1:30 p.m. CFB Daily — ESPNU, 4 p.m. English Premier League Premier League Review Show — NBCSN, 7:30 p.m. Match of the Week — NBCSN, 8:30 p.m. Golf The Golf Fix — Golf Channel, […]

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Cord cutting tide stemmed for now; ESPN and FS1 gain pay TV households

After a long period of losing households due to other cord cutting, cord shaving or other factors, ESPN, FS1 and other cable networks actually saw gains in the latest Nielsen estimates of cable coverage. According to the September 2016 estimates, ESPN which was  in 88.781 for last month gained over 1 million to be in […]

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Viewing Picks for August 28, 2016

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Fremantle Dockers vs. Western Bulldogs — Fox Soccer Plus, 2:30 a.m. Beach Volleyball World Series of Beach Volleyball, Long Beach, CA Women’s Finals — NBC, 4:30 p.m. Men’s Finals — NBCSN, 11 p.m. (same day coverage) Bundesliga Hertha Berlin vs Freiburg — FS1, 9:30 a.m. TSG Hoffenheim vs. Leipzig — FS2, 11:20 […]

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Viewing Picks for August 27, 2016

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football North Melbourne Kangaroos vs. Great Western Sydney Giants — Fox Soccer Plus, 5 a.m. Beach Volleyball World Series of Beach Volleyball, Long Beach, CA Women’s Semifinals — NBC, 3 p.m. Men’s Semifinals — NBCSN, 11:30 p.m. (same day coverage) Bundesliga Borussia Dortmumd vs. F.S.V. Mainz — FS2, 9:20 a.m. […]

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Viewing Picks for August 26, 2016

All Times Eastern Arena Football Arena Bowl XXIX, Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ Philadelphia Soul at Arizona Rattlers — ESPN, 7 p.m. Australian Rules Football Adelaide Crows vs. West Coast Eagles — FS1, 6 a.m. Geelong Cats vs. Melbourne Demons — FS2, 11:30 p.m. Bundesliga Bayern Munich vs. Werder Bremen — FS1, 2:30 p.m. Bundesliga […]

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Viewing Picks for August 25, 2016

All Times Eastern CFL BC Lions at Ottawa Redblacks — ESPN2, 7:30 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 1:30 p.m. College Soccer Women’s Michigan vs. Notre Dame — Big Ten Nework, 7 p.m. Washington State vs. Santa Clara — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Washington, 10 p.m. CONCACAF Champions League Group A, Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, […]

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 15:  In this photo illustration a laptop computer displays a page from the London Olympics 2012 Scedule on February 15, 2011 in London, England. A full schedule of events for the London 2012 Olympic Games was released today, with the women's football in Cardiff, Glasgow and Coventry kicking off the event on July 25, two days before the official opening of the Games.  (Photo illustration by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Majority of Olympic streaming was done on laptops, not mobiles

We know from NBC’s many press releases that streaming was a big deal for the Rio Olympics. Despite lower ratings, NBC called the 2016 Summer Games “The Most Successful Media Event in History” stating that the online consumption for the Olympics was the the largest ever with over 3.3 billion minutes (live, replays and highlights combined). […]

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SI and Fox Sports forge content and ad sharing deal

In an attempt to compete with sports media and dlgital ESPN, two sports media giants are coming together on a new advertising and editorial agreement. Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports have agreed to share content on each other websites. One could see SI stories posted on Fox Sports’ websites and SI platforms could have Fox […]

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Viewing Picks for August 24, 2016

All Times Eastern College Football College Football Live — ESPN2, 1:30 p.m. ESPNU Heisman Film Room — ESPNU, 6 p.m. Inside College Football: Watch Lists — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. 2016 Pac-12 College Footbaall Preview — ESPNU, 7 p.m. 2016 College Football Preview — ESPNU, 8 p.m. The Herbies Preseason Special — ESPN2, 8:30 […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 08:  A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

How to watch the NFL online for free in 2016

With networks increasingly dependent on cable or satellite logins for streaming or even going to a subscription model like CBS, it’s difficult to watch sports for free. Despite the 4,500 hours of Olympic coverage from NBC, you still had to use your cable or satellite provider login to watch. And with the NFL season approaching […]

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MLB postseason schedule offers conflicts with debates and NFL

It may be August, but Major League Baseball has released the 2016 postseason schedule. It begins on October 4th and 5th with the Wild Card Games and if the World Series goes the full seven games, it will end on Wednesday, November 2. Like last year, the World Series avoids Monday and Thursday Night Football. […]

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Viewing Picks for August 23, 2016

All Times Eastern Boxing Premier Boxing Champions, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, PA Super Middleweights Juan De Angel vs. Caleb Plant — FS1, 9 p.m. College Football Inside College Football: Heisman Preview — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. 2016 Big Ten College Football Preview — ESPNU, 7 p.m. 2016 Big 12 College Football Preview — […]

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