of the Michigan State Spartans against the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

With Fox reportedly in with Big Ten, what will happen to ESPN?

As was reported last week, Fox is close to landing a media rights deal with the Big Ten. A conference source has told Awful Announcing that the could be finalized as early as this week. With Fox in a pre-existing relationship with the conference as it operates and owns 51% of the Big Ten Network, […]


Viewing Picks for April 30, 2016

All Times Eastern College Football Inside College Football: The Quarterback Show — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m. College Softball Notre Dame at North Carolina — ESPNU, 7 p.m. UCLA at Arizona — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Los Angeles/Pac-12 Arizona, 10 p.m. ACC Monday Night Pregame — ESPNU, 6:30 p.m. English Premier League Tottenham Hotspur vs. West Bromwich […]


Albert Breer unveils what it was like reporting for NFL Network

It was reported last week that Albert Breer will be leaving NFL Network/NFL Media and heading for Sports Illustrated’s MMQB site. There, he’ll be able to do reporting that he wasn’t able to do while working for the league-owned channel. In an interview with 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston, Breer expressed frustration in working for […]


Power outage knocks out ending of Blackhawks-Blues in St. Louis

The St. Louis Blues were hoping to celebrate a series-clinching win Saturday night as the team was in Chicago for Game 6 of their Western Conference Quarterfinal series against the Blackhawks up 3-2. And things were looking good in the first period as the Blues jumped out to a 3-1 lead, but things went quickly […]


Viewing Picks for April 24, 2016

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Melbourne Demons vs. Richmond Tigers — FS1, 5 a.m. Bundesliga Borussia Mönchengladbach vs. TSG Hoffeneheim — Fox Soccer Plus, 9:20 a.m. Eintracht Frankfurt vs. F.S.V. Mainz — Fox Soccer Plus, 11:30 a.m. College Baseball Cornell at Penn — ESPN3, noon Wright State at Northern Kentucky — ESPN3, noon Mississippi […]


Viewing Picks for April 23, 2016

All Times Eastern Arena Football Cleveland Gladiators at Philadelphia Soul — CBS Sports Network, 4 p.m. Boxing World Championship Boxing, The Forum, Inglewood, CA WBA/IBF Super World Middleweight Title Gennady Golovkin vs. Domenic Wade — HBO, 10 p.m. 24/7 Canelo/Khan: Episode 1 (series premiere) — HBO, 12:15 a.m. (Sunday) Bundesliga Hertha Berlin vs. Bayern Munich […]

Dino Costa

Dino Costa’s tenure in St. Louis is over after a short six weeks

Controversial sports radio personality Dino Costa went into St. Louis with guns blazing saying he would make KFNS the top station in the market. He told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch back in March, “If I don’t dominate this market in a year, I will crawl on hands and knees back to Wyoming.” Well after today, he […]

Todd McShay

Agent Leigh Steinberg goes after ESPN’s draftnik Todd McShay

He’s brash. He’s bold. And he’s head of ESPN’s Scouts, Inc., but that doesn’t stop people from within the football community from questioning his credentials and expertise. The latest is agent Leigh Steinberg whose client is quarterback Paxton Lynch. During a media conference call earlier this week, McShay said Lynch played in a very simplistic offense at […]


Viewing Picks for April 22, 2016

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Hawthorn Hawks vs. Adelaide Crows — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. Sydney Swans vs. West Coast Eagles — Fox Soccer Plus, 11:30 p.m. Bundesliga Hamburger vs. Werder Bremen — FS2, 2:30 p.m. College Baseball Northern Kentucky at Oakland — ESPN3, noon Valparaiso at Illinois-Chicago — ESPN3, 1 p.m. Bowling […]

in Game Four of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Barclays Center on April 20, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

Florida Panthers announcers get doused with beer

The Florida Panthers eked out a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 4 of their NHL Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series evening things at 2-2. While the win was pretty sweet for the Panthers who return home for Game 5, it turned out to be a wet victory for their TV announcers, Steve […]


Jon Sciambi just can’t catch a break

Poor Jon Sciambi. The veteran ESPN play-by-play man seems to be the foil for Wednesday Night Baseball analysts Rick Sutcliffe and Eduardo Perez. During last night’s Detroit-Kansas City telecast, there was a short feature in which Sutcliffe asked Royals pitcher Wade Davis “If I were to get into a fight with Jon Sciambi, who would win?” […]

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 09:  Manny Pacquiao celebrates at the end of the 12th round of his welterweight fight against Timothy Bradley Jr. on April 9, 2016 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao won by unanimous decision.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Pacquiao-Bradley III pay per view turned out to be a dud

There was a time when the name Manny Pacquiao would bring viewers to TV and pay per view events. That was in the past. For what was billed as his final fight, Pacquiao as a draw has waned. Bob Arum of Top Rank, the promoter of Pacquiao-Bradley III says if lucky, the fight will draw […]


Viewing Picks for April 21, 2016

All Times Eastern College Baseball Arkansas at Kentucky — SEC Network, 7 p.m. Georgia at Florida — ESPNU, 7:30 p.m. Oregon at UCLA — Pac-12 Network/Pac-12 Oregon/Pac-12 Los Angeles, 10 p.m. College Baseball Live — ESPNU, 7 p.m. College Football CFB Daily: Spring Blitz — ESPNU, 6 p.m. College Lacrosse Women’s Ohio State at Rutgers […]