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Viewing Picks for January 31, 2015

All Times Eastern Bobsled FIBT World Cup, La Plagne, France Men’s 2-Man — Universal Sports, 1 p.m. (same day coverage) College Basketball Viewing Picks College Hockey Men’s New Hampshire at Notre Dame — NBCSN, 6:30 p.m. North Dakota at Nebraska-Omaha — Fox College Sports Central, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Wisconsin — Big Ten Network, 8:10 […]

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Viewing Picks for January 30, 2015

All Times Eastern Bobsled FIBT World Cup, La Plagne, France Women’s 2-Man — Universal Sports, 1 p.m. (same day coverage) Boxing Friday Night Fights, Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Mashantucket, CT Lightweights Karl Dargan vs. Tony Luis — ESPN2, 9 p.m. College Basketball Men’s Harvard at Princeton — ESPNU, 6 p.m. Yale at Columbia — American […]

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Viewing Picks for January 29, 2015

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s DePaul at Providence — Fox Sports 1, 2 p.m. Michigan State at Rutgers — Big Ten Network, 6 p.m. Saint Louis at George Mason — A-10 Network, 7 p.m. Western Kentucky at Louisiana Tech — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Bryant at St. Francis (PA) — Fox College Sports […]

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Viewing Picks for January 28, 2015

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Wake Forest at Florida State — ACC Regional/Fox Sports Net, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Penn State — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. Temple at Central Florida — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. SMU at South Florida — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Seton Hall at Marquette — Fox Sports 2, 7 […]

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More details surface about Greg Anthony’s arrest

Earlier this month, we learned of the shocking news of Greg Anthony’s arrest in a Washington, D.C. prostitution sting that led to his indefinite suspension from CBS and Turner. Now we are learning some of the details from the court documents about what transpired before the former NBA player was arrested on January 16. He […]

College Football Playoff

The NFL is thinking about competing with the College Football Playoff

This week, we told you about ESPN lobbying the College Football Playoff to change its schedule so that it won’t play next season’s semifinals on New Year’s Eve. So far, the College Football Playoff is refusing to change and holding steadfast that the semifinals will be played on December 31, 2015 rather than New Year’s […]

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2015 Pro Bowl ratings down from 2014

Whether it was the move of the Pro Bowl from NBC to ESPN or America is finally catching on that the game is not Must See TV, the overnight ratings for the game fell to its lowest levels in years. This year’s Pro Bowl received a 5.6 overnight number as compared to last year when […]

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Viewing Picks for January 27, 2015

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s St. Joseph’s at LaSalle — A-10 Network, 7 p.m. George Washington at Virginia Commonwealth — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Nebraska at Michigan — ESPN, 7 p.m. West Virginia at Kansas State — ESPN2, 7 p.m. Tulsa at Tulane — ESPNews, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech — ESPNU, […]

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NBC is pushing the Super Bowl on all of its networks

If you’re a regular viewer of NBC, NBCSN, Golf Channel, E!, Bravo, USA, MSNBC, Weather Channel, CNBC or other networks under the NBCUniversal umbrella, then you might have seen the following spot promoting Super Bowl XLIX on NBC. http://youtu.be/XjICpZsAmFM Airing the promo on multiple networks is part of a promotional effort that is called “Big […]

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Viewing Picks for January 26, 2015

All Times Eastern Boxing Golden Boy Live, Cowboys Dancehall, San Antonio, TX Featherweights Rocky Juarez vs. Robinson Castellanos — Fox Sports 1, 10 p.m. College Basketball Men’s Army at American — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Syracuse at North Carolina — ESPN, 7 p.m. Delaware at North Carolina Central — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Gardner-Webb at […]

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Shaquille O’Neal gets a sitcom on truTV … Yes, really

Since retiring from the NBA, Shaquille O’Neal has become a full-time studio analyst on TNT, a commercial pitchman and developer of various products. Now, you can add sitcom executive producer to Shaq’s resume. truTV has announced that O’Neal will develop a workplace sitcom which will be based on his own business empire. The working title […]

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)

The NFL on TV has changed dramatically over the last 50 years

Over the last 50 years, the National Football League on television has seen many changes. Back in 1964, only one network aired the NFL while another network aired the rival American Football League games. Going into 1964, CBS had completed a two-year contract to air the NFL for $9.3 million. The AFL was going into […]

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Viewing Picks for January 25, 2015

All Times Eastern Bobsled FIBT World Cup, St. Moritz, Switzerland Men’s 4-Man — Universal Sports, 4 p.m. (same day coverage) College Basketball Viewing Picks College Wrestling Rutgers at Nebraska — Big Ten Network, 1 p.m. Cycling Tour Down Under Stage 6: Adelaide — Universal Sports, 10 a.m. (delayed) FA Cup 4th Round Proper Bristol City […]

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The Tara and Johnny Show heads to the Super Bowl

The newest “it” couple in sports media, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are heading to the Super Bowl. They’ll be feature reporters for NBC’s Super Bowl pregame coverage which will begin on Sunday, February 1 (we could be snarky and say it’s already begun, but we won’t) at 1 p.m. ET. A week after commenting […]

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Viewing Picks for January 24, 2015

All Times Eastern Bobsled FIBT World Cup, St. Moritz, Switzerland Men’s 2-Man — Universal Sports, 4 p.m. (same day coverage) Women’s 2-Man — Universal Sports, 5 p.m. (same day coverage) Boxing Boxing After Dark, 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO Welterweights Mike Alvarado vs. Brandon Rios — HBO, 9:45 p.m. College Basketball Viewing Picks College Football 2015 […]

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