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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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Viewing Picks for July 16, 2014

All Times Eastern College Baseball Cape Cod League Harwich Mariners at Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 5 p.m. College Football SEC Media Days — ESPNU, 10:30 a.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 2:30 p.m. Inside College Football — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m. Cycling Tour de France Stage 11: Besançon to Oyonnax […]

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NBA TV rights talks enter new phase; Turner wants in on the Finals

As the NBA enters its final two years of its TV contract with ESPN and TNT, we’re learning a few details of what could be in the next contract. The Wall Street Journal is reporting (subscription required) that the Association is considering splitting the NBA Finals between ESPN/ABC and Turner. From the WSJ: “In a […]

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Viewing Picks for July 15, 2014

All Times Eastern College Football SEC Media Days — ESPNU, 10 a.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 2:30 p.m. Inside College Football: Summer Special — CBS Sports Network, 9 p.m. Cycling Tour de France Rest Day — NBCSN, 8 p.m. Golf The Open Championship, Royal Liverpool, Hoylake, England Live From Royal Liverpool: Tiger Woods Press […]

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Get ready for Tiger Woods Overload this week

Now that the World Cup is over, other sporting events take the spotlight this week such as the MLB All-Star Game and the Open Championship (a.k.a. The British Open). As Tiger Woods prepares to play in his first major championship since coming off an injury that sidelined him for the first half of this year […]

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Viewing Picks for July 14, 2014

All Times Eastern Arena Football New Orleans VooDoo at Jacksonville Sharks — ESPN2, 8 p.m. College Football SEC Media Days — ESPNU, noon College Football Live — ESPN, 2:30 p.m. Cycling Tour de France Stage 10: Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles — NBCSN, 7 a.m. Highlights — NBCSN, noon Extended Primetime Coverage — […]

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