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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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Viewing Picks for July 22, 2014

All Times Eastern College Football Big 12 Live From Media Day — Fox Sports 2, 10 a.m. 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. 23: Alabama vs. Texas — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Top 25 College Football Games of […]

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Could the Australian NRL Ref Cam come to the NFL?

The television networks are constantly looking for ways to bring fans closer to the action. Over the years, we’ve seen innovation such as point of view cameras in cars in Formula 1, IndyCar, and NASCAR; lipstick cameras in track and field and in the NFL, there’s the overhead spider cam that has provided great looks […]

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Viewing Picks for July 21, 2014

All Times Eastern Arena Football Tampa Bay Storm at Spokane Shock — ESPN2, 8:30 p.m. College Football Big 12 Live From Media Day — Fox Sports 2, 10 a.m. 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. 25: Michigan […]

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What we know about Thursday Night Football this season

As you’re aware by now, CBS and NFL Network will air the 16-game Thursday Night Football package in 2014. Last week at the Television Critics Association meeting in Los Angeles, we got a little glimpse of what we’ll see on the expanded schedule. Here’s what we know about the new Thursday Night Football. Better Games […]

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Peter Alliss is the gift that keeps on giving

During the Open Championship this week, ESPN has provided us with little drips and drabs of the great BBC announcer Peter Alliss. On Thursday and Friday, he appeared with Scott Van Pelt for about an hour doing not only commentary on the golf, but anything else they could discuss like The Beatles since the tournament […]

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Viewing Picks for July 20, 2014

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Western Bulldogs vs. Essendon Bombers — Fox Sports 2, 2:30 a.m. Cycling Tour de France Stage 15: Tallard to Nîmes — NBCSN, 8 a.m. Extended Primetime Coverage — NBCSN, 8 p.m. Diving 19th FINA World Cup, Shanghai, Communist China Day 6 — Universal Sports, 8 p.m. (same day coverage) […]

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Nick’s Kid Choice Sports Awards beat the ESPY’s

The inaugural Kids Choice Sports Awards on Nickelodeon actually beat the ESPY’s this week. Granted, they were on different nights and did not go head-to-head, but in overall audience, the Kids Choice Sports Awards on Thursday night averaged an audience of 2.3 million viewers, edging the ESPY’s on Wednesday night which totaled 2.2 million. The […]

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Viewing Picks for July 19, 2014

All Times Eastern Arena Football San Antonio Talons at Los Angeles KISS — CBS Sports Network, 10 p.m. Australian Rules Football St. Kilda Saints vs. Fremantle Dockers — Fox Sports 2, 2:30 a.m. Greater Western Sydney Giants vs. Geelong Cats — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. Port Adelaide Power vs. Melbourne Demons — Fox Soccer […]

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Viewing Picks for July 18, 2014

All Times Eastern Boxing Friday Night Fights, Huntington, NY Jr. Welterweights Karim Mayfield vs. Emmanuel Taylor — ESPN2, 8 p.m. Golden Boy Live, San Francisco, CA Lighweights Mercito Gesta vs. Luis Arceo — Fox Sports 1, 10 p.m. CFL Toronto Argonauts at Ottawa Redblacks — ESPN3, 7 p.m. Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Calgary Stampeders — ESPN2, […]

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Another WEEI show took a terrible shot at Erin Andrews earlier this week

Either there is something in the water at Boston sports radio station WEEI or the station’s staff have it out for Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews. Whatever the case may be, let’s review what happened on Wednesday. Our Steve Lepore wrote about about WEEI’s Kirk Minihane who called Fox’s Erin Andrews an “gutless bitch” on the […]

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Viewing Picks for July 17, 2014

All Times Eastern CFL Edmonton Eskimos at Winnipeg at Blue Bombers — ESPN2, 8:30 p.m. College Baseball Cape Cod League Brewster Whitecaps at Hyannis Harbor Hawks — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 6 p.m. College Football SEC Media Days — ESPNU, 10 a.m. College Football Live — ESPN2, 2:30 p.m. Cycling Tour de France Stage 12: […]

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Fox was rebuffed in an attempt to take over Time Warner

In a story that has the business world buzzing, media behemoth 21st Century Fox attempted to buy fellow media behemoth Time Warner. Fox operated by Rupert Murdoch offered cash and stock to buy Time Warner. The New York Times reports that Murdoch offered over $85 a share to purchase the company. Time Warner’s board met […]

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