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Verne Lundquist signs off from college football for the final time

It was a day we knew was coming, but it was still emotional to watch. Verne Lundquist called his final college football game in his career and unlike his final SEC Championship last week which turned into a blowout, his final Army-Navy game was a good one. And it also ended a 14-game losing streak […]

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Viewing Picks for December 10, 2016

All Times Eastern Boxing Showtime Boxing International, Manchester Arena, Manchester, England, United Kingdom IBF World Heavyweight Title Fight Anthony Joshua vs. Eric Molina — Showtime, 5:30 p.m. GH3 Boxing, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, PA Vacant WBC Latino Welterweight Title Fight David Emanuel Peralta vs. Berlin Aubreu — One World Sports, 9:30 p.m. World Championship […]

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Viewing Picks for December 9, 2016

All Times Eastern Bundesliga Eintracht Frankfurt vs. TSG 1899 Hoffenheim — FS2, 2:20 p.m. Bundesliga Weekly — FS2, 2 p.m. College Basketball Men’s Hartford at Boston College — ACC Network Plus, 7 p.m. Columbia at Navy — Campus Insiders, 7 p.m. Longwood at Creighton — FS1, 7:30 p.m. Georgia Southern at Minnesota — Big Ten […]

Super Bowl LI

Could there be live commercials on Super Bowl LI?

If you watched Hairspray Live on NBC this week, you may have noticed a number of live commercials sprinkled throughout the broadcast. As Fox is selling spots for Super Bowl LI in February, it’s looking at ways to bring advertisers into the fold. According to Variety, Fox is nearing 90% sold for the Big Game. And Fox […]

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Viewing Picks for December 8, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Fordham at St. John’s — FS1, 6:30 p.m. Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee — CBS Sports Network, 7:30 p.m. Iowa State at Iowa — ESPN2, 8 p.m. Nicholls at Florida State — ESPNU, 9 p.m. Southern Utah at Loyola Marymount — Campus Insiders, 10 p.m. Texas-Arlington at St. Mary’s — […]

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 26:   Mike Weber #25 of the Ohio State Buckeyes rushes the ball against the Michigan Wolverines at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Both CBS and ESPN/ABC claim victory for 2016 college football season

In the battle for viewers and ratings in the college football world, CBS and ESPN/ABC are both claiming victory. The SEC on CBS says its celebrating its eighth consecutive year as the “highest-rated regular season college football package on any network.” CBS says its package of 17 SEC games including the conference championship game averaged a […]

Olympic Channel

Olympic Channel to get its own original documentary series

The over the top streaming Olympic Channel which launched after the Rio Games has been streaming its own content. The content has either been short vignettes or various live sporting events. But now the Olympic Channel has announced a new original documentary series with some heavy Hollywood hitters producing the films. “Five Rings Films” will […]

Bill King

The late Bill King honored with Frick Award from Baseball Hall of Fame

The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced that the long-time voice of the Oakland A’s, Bill King, is the winner of the Ford C. Frisk Award for broadcasting excellence. King was the Voice of the A’s for 25 years from 1981 to 2005. In addition to calling baseball, King called NBA games and probably best known for […]

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Viewing Picks for December 7, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Pearl Harbor Invitational, Bloch Arena, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Pearl Harbor, HI Cal vs. Seton Hall — FS1, 7 p.m. Princeton vs. Hawai’i — FS1, 9:30 p.m. Buffalo at Pittsburgh — ACC Network Plus, 7 p.m. Harvard at Boston College — ACC Network Plus, 7 p.m. Southern Illinois at […]

Disco Demolition Night

Drunk History will explore Disco Demolition Night

Tonight’s episode of Comedy Central’s Drunk History is going to look at one of the more infamous promotions in MLB history. Disco Demolition Night at the old Comiskey Park in Chicago happened on  July 12, 1979 and was the brainchild of DJ Steve Dahl and the Chicago White Sox’s promotions director Mike Veeck. It happened in between […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 05:  The Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after their 82-51 victory over the Syracuse Orange to win the championship game of the 2016 NCAA Women's Final Four Basketball Championship at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 5, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

HBO to offer new documentary series on UConn women’s basketball team

HBO Sports has announced in conjunction with IMG, a new documentary reality series focusing on the UConn women’s basketball team. The series titled, “UConn Huskies: The March to Madness” premieres with an hour-long show on Wednesday, March 1, then subsequent episodes will run for a half-hour. As the Huskies go for their fifth consecutive NCAA […]

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Viewing Picks for December 6, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Big 5, The Palestra, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Villanova vs. La Salle — ESPN2, 7 p.m. Jimmy V Classic, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY Arizona State vs. Purdue — ESPN, 7 p.m. Duke vs. Florida — ESPN, 9:30 p.m. Pearl Harbor Invitational, Bloch Arena, Joint Base Pearl […]

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