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AA weekly recap: Chris Berman steps down, Brent Musburger on Joe Mixon

It’s been another busy week in sports media. We’re here to recap the biggest news and events that took place and share some of our best work from the week that was. Without further adieu: Eagles beat writer kicked out of a press box for “violating fan code of conduct” – Jan. 1 Eagles beat […]

ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 02:  Ryan Reaves #75 of the St. Louis Blues fights Clayton Stoner #3 of the Anaheim Ducks to the ice during the first period at Honda Center on January 2, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Half of NHL fans say banning fighting wouldn’t affect their watching habits

A majority of NHL fans in the U.S. say banning fighting wouldn’t impact the way they watch the game, according to a survey conducted by Yahoo Sports and YouGov. The survey results showed banning fighting would have no impact on 51 percent of fans’ (57 percent of women, 47 percent of men) viewing habits. In fact, […]

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Phil Kessel hilariously gives cold shoulder to Pierre McGuire on bench

Last night, Phil Kessel continued his ascension as the most likable player in the NHL. During NBCSN’s Rivalry Night game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders, analyst Pierre McGuire, who is known for getting in the faces of players, tried to talk with Kessel on the bench. Watch McGuire’s awkward attempt to chat with […]

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel posts unfortunate typo in Panthers coaching change column

The Florida Panthers made a somewhat shocking decision to fire head coach Gerard Gallant this week. Many pundits chalked the decision up to Florida embracing stats aka ‘analytics,’ as the Panthers organization have gone all-in on using statistical analysis to steer the future of the club. In a David Hyde-penned column on Gallant’s firing, the […]

DENVER - AUGUST 31:  Head coach Dan Hawkins of the University of Colorado Buffaloes protests a call to the officials against the Colorado State University Rams at Invesco Field at Mile High on August 31, 2008 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

ESPN analyst Dan Hawkins is the new head coach at UC Davis

Dan Hawkins is back on the sidelines in the NCAA. The former Boise State and Colorado head coach, and current ESPN analyst, has accepted a job at UC Davis to become the school’s head coach. It’s a homecoming of sorts for the 56-year-old. Hawkins played with UC Davis as a fullback in the early 80’s and […]

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AA weekly recap: Vin Scully’s honor, Drake’s shirt and Upton vs BBWAA

It’s been another busy week in sports media. We’re here to recap the biggest news and events that took place and share some of our best work from the week that was. Without further adieu:  ESPN’s Sage Steele yells at Mike Evans on Twitter for anthem protest – Nov. 14 Sage Steele called out Tampa […]

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NFL Network to air own version of ‘Pimp My Ride’ for some reason

Did you love the ridiculous, unnecessary and unnatural car transformations from the Xzibit-hosted Pimp My Ride? Do you love football reality shows? Well, I’ve got some great news for you. The NFL Network is set to premiere a new show called Tackle My Ride on November 15. The show is executive produced by Michael Strahan and features LaMarr Woodley […]

4 Nov 2001: Curt Schilling #38 of the Arizona Diamondbacks delivers in the top of the first inning against the New York Yankees during game seven of the Major League Baseball World Series at Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks won 3-2 to capture the World Series title. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Harry How/ALLSPORT

Joe Buck claims Curt Schilling put on a show knowing Bob Brenly was mic’d up

Joe Buck told a hilarious story about former MLB pitcher/current political talk radio host Curt Schilling in his soon to be released autobiography, and the opinionated former video game developer wasn’t too happy about it. In the Fox broadcaster’s upcoming memoir, Buck recalls a story about the network convincing then Diamondbacks manager Bob Brenly to wear […]

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Indians fans create joke Joe Buck and Kyle Schwarber wedding registry

Being Joe Buck isn’t always easy. The often-maligned FOX Sports broadcaster has taken heaps of fan criticism for being homer during his career, for even the most subtle positive comment to an opposing team. Criticism is part of the job, but Buck has been specifically called out by Indians fans this World Series for expressing elation to […]

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Cleveland isn’t too happy with TBS’ misguided attempts at humor

Cleveland Indians fans are not thrilled with TBS and their recent questionable choices on broadcasts and social media. It started on Monday, when TBS analyst Pedro Martinez decided it was a good idea to stereotype Native Americans after Cleveland’s sweep of the Red Sox, by “paying tribute” with a ‘war whoop’ gesture.

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