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Carolina Panthers’ Thomas Davis calls out NBC’s Rodney Harrison

It was one of the sillier stories of Super Bowl Week, NBC’s Rodney Harrison telling his Football Night in America co-hort Dan Patrick that if he was playing against Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, he would try to injure him by going for his knees. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcZvb3qHKUo Harrison defended his thinking by saying that what the […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 20:  Jason Pierre-Paul #90 of the New York Giants in action against  Mike Remmers #74 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 20, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Two people fired for illegally accessing Jason Pierre-Paul’s medical records

You remember the story. Adam Schefter tweeted the medical charts of New York Football Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul’s amputation of his finger last July setting off a seemingly never-ending ethical debate over HIPAA violations and whether it was correct to tweet out what was supposed to be confidential information. Well, after an internal investigation […]

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Viewing Picks for February 7, 2016

All Times Eastern NFL Super Bowl 50, Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers — CBS/ESPN Deportes, 6:30 p.m. That Other Pregame Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m. NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. NFL Insiders: Sunday Edition — ESPN, 10 a.m. Super Bowl 50: Before They Were Pros […]

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Cox and Vegas’ KLAS settle dispute in time for the Super Bowl

Just in time for the Super Bowl, Cox Communications and the owners of KLAS-TV have settled their carriage dispute. The two sides had been at loggerheads dating back to January and the fight was threatening to keep the CBS broadcast of Super Bowl 50 off Cox’s systems. Cox removed KLAS’ signal from its systems on […]

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 30: TV analyst Reggie Miller speaks before a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the New York Knicks at Quicken Loans Arena on October 30, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

TNT’s Reggie Miller issues ping pong challenge to Drake

It’s one of those moments that can only happen on TNT’s coverage of the NBA. On Thursday, analyst Reggie Miller issued a challenge on Twitter to rapper Drake to play ping pong during NBA All-Star Weekend. Of course, Drake had to respond and he did in kind to accept the challenge. With gauntlet thrown, the […]

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Viewing Picks for February 5, 2016

All Times Eastern Baseball Australian Baseball League Championship Series, AFA Stadium at Holloway Field, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Game 1: Adelaide Bite at Brisbane Bandits — MLB Network, 3 a.m. Bundesliga Borussia Mönchengladbach vs. Werder Bremen — FS2, 2:20 p.m. College Basketball Men’s Columbia at Yale — FS1, 5 p.m. Dartmouth at Penn — American Sports […]

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SI launches new app featuring real-time scores and fresh content

Sports Illustrated has launched a mobile app that offers more of what its website has been providing, articles, access to its featured writers and a section offering scores, stats and all types of information at your fingertips. SI is tapping into a sports-hungry audience that yearns for the latest information as it becomes available. The […]

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ESPN’s programming for Black History Month

It seems just yesterday when we rung in the New Year, but believe it or not, we’re already in February and Black History Month. ESPN will commemorate the month with plenty of programming, features and articles on its multiple platforms from TV, radio to its website. You’ll see reports on SportsCenter, short films on ESPN2, essays […]

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Viewing Picks for February 4, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Florida International at UAB — American Sports Network, 7 p.m. William & Mary at Northeastern — Comcast SportsNet, 7 p.m. Ohio State at Wisconsin — ESPN, 7 p.m. Texas A&M at Vanderbilt — ESPN2, 7 p.m. South Florida at Cincinnati — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m. Idaho State at […]

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Viewing Picks for February 3, 2016

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Illinois at Rutgers — Big Ten Network, 6:30 p.m. St. John’s at Xavier — FS1, 6:30 p.m. Boston College at Virginia — ACC Regional/Fox Sports Net, 7 p.m. Davidson at George Washington — American Sports Network, 7 p.m. Boston University at Navy — Campus Insiders, 7 p.m. Notre Dame […]

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Nielsen adjusts ESPN’s subscribers lowering amount of cord cutters

ESPN has been taking its lumps over stories about cord cutting and the number of subscribers it has lost over the years. But as it continues to downplay the effect cord cutting is having on its ratings and bottom line, the Worldwide Leader is getting some help from the company that counts the numbers for […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 13: The NFL shield is painted in gold and black after a game between the Cleveland Browns and the New York Jets  at MetLife Stadium on September 13, 2015 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The new color scheme is to commemorate this years' Super Bowl witch will be the 50th edition. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Will CBS and NBC lose money on Thursday Night Football? It depends

As the announcement came this week that CBS and NBC would share the rights to Thursday Night Football over the next two seasons, an article came from Business Insider that the two networks paying an estimated $225 million per season for their shares would lose money. Citing a Morgan Stanley analyst and his figures, the […]

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NFL helps to squash CBS interview with owner of Super Bowl I tape

We’ve chronicled the tale of the elusive Super Bowl I tape that sits dormant in storage in upstate New York. Since 2005 when the tape of the original CBS broadcast was “found”, the only one known to exist, the owner and the NFL have been at odds over compensation. The man who was hoping to […]

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