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Dan Le Batard and Colin Cowherd are playing the feud?!?

Nothing tickles our fancies quite like a little ESPN Family Feud action.  Although with the characters involved here, this has an equal chance of being something real or some kind of bizarro-world Halloween prank. (Do Halloween pranks even exist?) Dan Le Batard was doing his usual “Gleeful Troll” thing on his Twitter page Thursday night and […]

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Your Week 10 College Football Announcing Schedule

Thursday, October 30 7:30 PM- Florida State at Louisville (ESPN) Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, David Pollack, Samantha Ponder (Compass Media) Drew Bontadelli, Craig Swabek, Doug Ormay 7:30 PM- Troy at Georgia Southern (ESPNU) Mark Neely, Jay Walker Friday, October 31 8 PM- Cincinnati at Tulane (ESPN2) Dave Flemming, Danny Kanell, Allison Williams 8 PM- Tulsa […]

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AA Podcast #101 – Dustin Fox

Cleveland is the epicenter of the sports world tonight. To talk about LeBron’s return to the Cavs and the opening of the NBA season we’re joined by Dustin Fox of 92.3 FM The Fan. As a national champion with the 2002 Ohio State Buckeyes, we also chat about this year’s OSU team and the first […]

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The Chevy guy stole the show at the World Series trophy presentation

What an honor it must have been for Madison Bumgarner, after one of the great performances in the history of the World Series, to receive a new truck from Chevy REGIONAL ZONE MANAGER Rikk Wilde! With two K’s! Wilde’s performance did not quite capture the poise and composure of Bumgarner as he nervously fought his way […]

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Royals-Giants Game 6 down 30% from last year

It’s a case of glass half-full versus half-empty for Major League Baseball and Fox with viewership numbers in for Tuesday night’s Game 6.  The 10-0 Royals victory drew 13.37 million viewers on Tuesday night and an 8.9 overnight rating.  Both of those figures are series highs. However, the 13.37 million viewers represents the lowest watched […]

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Your Week 9 NFL Announcing Schedule

Thursday, October 30  New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers, NFLN 8:25 pm, Jim Nantz, Phil Simms & Tracy Wolfson Sunday, November 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cleveland Browns, FOX 1 pm, Thom Brennaman, David Diehl & Laura Okmin Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys, FOX 1 pm, Joe Buck, Troy Aikman & Erin Andrews Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans, FOX 1 pm, Kenny […]

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Cowboys-Redskins most watched MNF game since 2010

What if I told you that the most watched Monday Night Football game in four years featured former Browns QBs Colt McCoy and Brandon Weeden dueling for a period of time?  No, it’s not some fictional 30 for 30 lead-in.  It’s true! Cowboys-Redskins delivered monster ratings for Monday Night Football, pushing them not only to a […]

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Charles Barkley again hints at leaving TNT soon

Charles Barkley has not been shy of his wishes to not stay in the television industry too long.  Although he’s a heck of a lot younger than many other analysts and broadcasters working today (51), it’s hard to believe he’s been doing this for almost 15 years. As far back as 2012, Barkley has made […]

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Real Tweets from Real People – Jeff Long’s mentions

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long has the most unenviable job in the world right now as the chair and spokesman for the first ever College Football playoff committee.  Long handled the explanations of the first rankings as best as could be expected, explaining the group’s decisions with logic, reason, and consistency.  Long appears to be […]

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Your NBA Opening Week Announcing Schedule

Tuesday, October 28Dallas Mavericks at San Antonio Spurs (TNT 8 pm) Marv Albert, Grant Hill, Greg AnthonyHouston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers (TNT 10:30 pm) Kevin Harlan, Reggie MillerWednesday, October 29   Chicago Bulls at New York Knicks (ESPN 8 pm) Mike Breen, Mark Jackson, Jeff Van GundyOklahoma City Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers (ESPN 10:30 pm) Mike Tirico, Hubie BrownThursday, October […]

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R.I.P. Numbers Never Lie

ESPN announced this week that they were finally rebranding Numbers Never Lie as “His & Hers” beginning November 3rd.  The “His & Hers” name comes from the title of the podcast of co-hosts Michael Smith and Jemele Hill.  Smith and Hill have brought stability and ratings success to Numbers Never Lie as ESPN2 continues to be the […]

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Skepticism of ESPN’s business interests isn’t stupid, it’s necessary

Chris Fowler taking a minute out of College GameDay on Saturday to speak on the allegations of ESPN’s SEC bias was an extraordinary broadcast moment.  Although that minute of airtime might not amount to very much in the grand scheme of things, it was a rare example of a top broadcaster breaking the fourth wall. […]

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Mirror falls from press box and strikes fan at Nebraska game

This is a scary story of a freak accident happening at the Nebraska-Rutgers game from the weekend.  A small mirror fell from the Memorial Stadium press box and struck a 70 year old fan in the head, sending him to the hospital. Details from the Lincoln Journal Star: The 4-by-6 inch black, handheld mirror fell […]

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