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Stephen A. Smith leaving ESPN Radio for SiriusXM

Stephen A. Smith is polarizing. Whether he’s on First Take or ESPN Radio in New York, he always garners a reaction. So imagine him on another national platform like SiriusXM radio. It’s about to happen. The New York Daily News reports that Smith will be joining the “Mad Dog Radio” channel and host his own show […]

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Viewing Picks for July 28, 2014

All Times Eastern College Football B1G Football Media Day 2014 — Big Ten Network, 10:30 a.m. 2014 College Football Media Days — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 2:30 p.m. CFB Daily: The Blitz — ESPNU, 5 p.m. Top 25 College Football Games of 2013: No. 15: Georgia vs. Tennessee — ESPNU, 7 […]

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Baltimore Ravens attempt to rehabilitate Ray Rice’s reputation

In the wake of the NFL’s punishment of the Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Rice (or lack thereof) and subsequent reaction to domestic incident involving his then-fiancee, now wife Janay, the team is attempting to gain control of the message and take a new tact on his reputation. The team’s Senior Vice President for Public and Community […]

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Charles Barkley says he’s no longer friends with Tiger Woods

During an appearance on Friday on a Philadelphia sports radio station, TNT’s Charles Barkley declared that he’s not a friend of Tiger Woods. The two were friendly in the past, but telling Mike Missanelli of 97.5 The Fanatic, Barkley said they are friends no longer. Barkley expanded on his statement: “Well I think that when […]

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Viewing Picks for July 27, 2014

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Collingwood Magpies vs. Adelaide Crows — Fox Sports 2, 2:30 a.m. Beach Volleyball World Series of Volleyball, Long Beach, CA Women’s Bronze Medal Match — Universal Sports, 1 p.m. Men’s Bronze Medal Match — Universal Sports, 2 p.m. Women’s Gold Medal Match — NBC, 3:30 p.m. Women’s Gold Medal […]

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You can become the LeBron James beat reporter for Cleveland.com

If you’ve wanted an opportunity to cover the NBA and LeBron James, you may want to consider applying to the Northeast Ohio Media Group. The owner of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Cleveland.com and several smaller Ohio newspapers is looking for a beat reporter to cover LeBron James and LeBron James only. This is similar to […]

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ESPN hires former coaches Mack Brown and Butch Davis for college football coverage

ESPN has two former college coaches joining its college football ranks this season. The network has added former Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown and former Miami Hurricanes and North Carolina Tar Heels coach Butch Davis as studio analysts. Brown will be on ABC with John Saunders and new studio analyst Danny Kanell on College Football […]

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Viewing Picks for July 26, 2014

All Times Eastern Arena Football Arizona Rattlers at Orlando Predators — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Australian Rules Football Brisbane Lions vs. Gold Coast Suns — Fox Sports 2, 2:30 a.m. Hawthorn Hawks vs. Sydney Swans — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. Beach Volleyball World Series of Volleyball, Long Beach, CA Women’s Quarterfinal — Universal […]

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Fox strikes back at WEEI; pulls all advertising from station

The fallout from the WEEI/Erin Andrews controversy has now reached new heights. It began the day after the MLB All-Star Game when WEEI morning show co-host Kirk Minihane called Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews a “gutless bitch” and then a week later, made an apology laced with a tirade about Andrews being a waitress had she […]

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NESN to drop simulcast of WEEI’s Dennis and Callahan

It hasn’t been a good week for the WEEI Morning Show known as Dennis and Callahan, hosted by two elderly Boston curmudgeons who have cultivated controversy over the years. We have chronicled the anti-Erin Andrews comments of D&C’s supposedly young and edgy cohort Kirk Minihane from last week and his subsequent “apology” or lack thereof […]

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Viewing Picks for July 25, 2014

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football West Coast Eagles vs. Richmond Tigers — Fox Soccer Plus, 6:30 a.m. AFL Highlights — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. Beach Volleyball World Series of Beach Volleyball, Long Beach, CA Women’s Round of 24 — NBCSN, 3 p.m. Men’s Round of 16 — NBCSN, 4 p.m. Men’s Quarterfinal — […]

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What we know about Sunday Night Football in 2014

We continue our “What We Know” series about the NFL TV partners for 2014. This year marks a new television contract for the National Football League and a few changes for each partner. Although the networks have not changed, there are some new features like Thursday Night Football on CBS/NFL Network and crossover games on […]

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Viewing Picks for July 24, 2014

All Times Eastern CFL Calgary Stampeders at Edmonton Eskimos — TSN/ESPN2, 9 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 2:30 p.m. Top 25 College Football Games of 2013: No. 19: Clemson vs. Ohio State — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Top 25 College Football Games of 2013: No. 18: Arizona State vs. Wisconsin — ESPNU, 10 […]

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What we know about the NFL on CBS in 2014

On Sunday, we brought you “What We Know About Thursday Night Football This Season.” Continuing in that vein, Awful Announcing will present a series of “What We Knows” about the upcoming season on the other NFL packages. So since we began with Thursday Night Football on CBS/NFL Network, let’s continue with the NFL on CBS […]

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Viewing Picks for July 23, 2014

All Times Eastern College Baseball Cape Cod League Brewster Whitecaps at Falmouth Commodores — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 6:30 p.m. College Football 2014 College Football Media Days — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 2:30 p.m. Top 25 College Football Games of 2013: No. 21: Navy vs. San Jose State — EPSNU, 7 […]

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