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NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 09: A handler shows off his Bearded Collie during the 133rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden February 9, 2009 in New York City. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is considered the most important in the United States.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Fox Sports 1 says “Woof!” to the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show has been a yearly February tradition on USA Network dating back to 1984. After 2016, the yearly tradition will move to Fox Sports 1 which will air both nights of the event for ten years. In addition to airing the primetime, Fox Sports 1 and sister network Nat Geo […]

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Viewing Picks for July 28, 2015

All Times Eastern Baseball Cape Cod Baseball League Brewster Whitecaps at Orleans Firebirds — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 7 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 2 p.m. SEC Coaches Corner — SEC Network, 8 p.m. Golf Inside the PGA Tour — Golf Channel, 7 p.m. Champions Tour Learning Center — Golf Channel, 7:30 […]

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Viewing Picks for July 27, 2015

All Times Eastern College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 2 p.m. SEC Coaches Corner — SEC Network, 8 p.m. Golf Playing Lessons From the Pros: Morgan Pressel — Golf Channel, 7 p.m. The Golf Fix — Golf Channel, 8 p.m. Altered Course: Stage 7-Semiifnals — Golf Channel, 9 p.m. Mixed Martial Arts UFC Countdown: […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 13:  Actor Will Smith arrives at Showtime's VIP prefight party for "Mayhem: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2" at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for SHOWTIME SPORTS)

NFL wary about the movie “Concussion”

You may not have heard about the upcoming movie “Concussion” which will be a dramatized account of the discovery of CTE in two NFL players who later committed suicide, but it’s a concept that’s been discussed dating back to 2013. The movie is based on a 2009 GQ article “Game Brain” written by Jeanne Marie […]

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Cari Champion wishes she could have spoken out more as First Take moderator

Now that she’s done with “First Take,” former moderator Cari Champion is speaking freely about her time at Shawshank on the ESPN2 debate show. Speaking to Newsday’s Neil Best, Champion said she understood her role, but wished she had the opportunity to speak out more. Champion said she understood that she had to feed questions […]

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ESPN extends agreement with the Missouri Valley Conference

ESPN continues its stranglehold in college sports. Late last week, the Worldwide Leader announced a 10-year extension of its media rights agreement agreement with the Missouri Valley Conference. This agreement now runs through the 2023-24 season. The new contract immediately establishes a dedicated online channel of MVC sports which is branded “The Valley on ESPN3.” […]

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Viewing Picks for July 26, 2015

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football West Coast Eagles vs. Sydney Swans — Fox Sports 2, 2:30 a.m. CONCACAF Gold Club Final, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA Jamaica vs. Mexico — Univision/Univision Deportes, 7:42 p.m./Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m. Univision Deportes Fútbol Club: Edición Copa Oro-Camino a la Gran Final — Univision Deportes, 4 p.m. […]

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Viewing Picks for July 25, 2015

All Times Eastern Arena Football Tampa Bay Storm at Jacksonville Sharks — ESPNews, 7 p.m. Australian Rules Football Richmond Tigers vs. Fremantle Dockers — Fox Soccer Plus, 2:30 a.m. Western Bulldogs vs. Collingwood Magpies — Fox Soccer Plus, 11 p.m. Basketball The Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals, McGrath Arena, DePaul University, Chicago, IL Dirty South vs. Overseas […]

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 12:  Clinton Jones of the Saints kicks whilst being tackled by Brock McLean of the Blues during the round eight AFL match between the St Kilda Saints and the Carlton Blues at Etihad Stadium on May 12, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Viewing Picks for July 24, 2015

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Greater Western Sydney Giants vs. Geelong Cats — Fox Sports 2, 11:30 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 2 p.m. Cycling Tour de France Stage 19: Saint-Jean-de Maurienne to La Toussaine-La Sybelles — NBCSN, 7 a.m. Stage 19 Highlights — NBCSN, 8 p.m. Formula 1 Hungarian Grand […]

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FCC on the verge of approving AT&T’s purchase of DirecTV

It appears that the last hurdles in front of the AT&T purchase of satellite provider DirecTV are about to be cleared. According to various media reports, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has recommended the agency vote to approve the deal. In addition, the Justice Department has said it would not block the new company […]

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ESPN officially unveils its college football studio lineup

Throughout the college football offseason, we’ve been telling you about various changes to the ESPN studio lineup. Whether it was Rece Davis being named to replace Chris Fowler on College GameDay, Lou Holtz leaving or an entirely new cast for College Football Final, the Worldwide Leader has decided to make wholesale changes to its lineup. […]

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Viewing Picks for July 23, 2015

All Times Eastern Basketball The Basketball Tournament Play-In Game, McGrath Arena, DePaul University, Chicago, IL Midwest vs. Notre Dame — ESPNU, 8 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 2 p.m. Cycling Tour de France Stage 18: Gap to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne — NBCSN, 8 a.m. Stage 18 Highlights — NBCSN, 8 p.m. Golf European PGA […]

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Viewing Picks for July 22, 2015

All Times Eastern College Football College Football Live — ESPN, 2 p.m. CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA United States vs. Jamaica — Univision Deportes, 5:48 p.m./Fox Sports 1/UniMás, 6 p.m. Panama vs. Mexico — Univision Deportes, 8:48 p.m./Fox Sports 2/UniMás, 9 p.m. Fútbol Central — Univision Deportes, 5 p.m. Gold Cup Match […]

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Buffalo Bills fans mourn the passing of long-time voice Van Miller

Up until 2003, Van Miller was one of the longest-tenured local voices in the NFL. He died over the weekend at the age of 87. Miller was at the mic when the Bills began in the American Football League in 1960 and went continuously in the broadcast booth until 1970 and picked up the mic […]

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Looking at 8K Ultra HD as the future of sports television

This past weekend, Major League Baseball and Japanese TV network NHK partnered on a test of the next generation of high definition television at Yankee Stadium. It was not a logical jump to the next step of HDTV which would be 4K, but one above that, in 8K. NHK is developing 8K high definition with […]

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