FS1 showcased tweets ripping Pete Rose during their studio show

One of the more eye-rolling trends on sports telecasts (or anywhere now really) is showcasing random tweets from viewers during coverage. Yes, because we really care about what cutting-edge insights someone with a Twitter handle like @_DEEZ_N8TZ has to share with the world. In the age of social media engagement, it’s what we’ve had to […]

poses for a portrait during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Dale Earnhardt Jr will join NBC NASCAR booth for two races

One of the biggest stories in sports that has really flown under the radar on the national scene is the prolonged absence of NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr, due to a concussion injury. Earnhardt’s concussion was believed to be suffered in June at Michigan International Speedway and he hasn’t raced since July. The […]


ESPN thankfully fixed their gigantic new NBA scorebug

We’ve been paying quite a bit of attention to scorebugs recently, those modern-day inventions that inform sports fans what the score of the game they’re watching is at that exact moment in time. Scorebugs have evolved a lot over the years and it seems like the networks make minor cosmetic tweaks and changes every year […]

DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 10:  A general view of play between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns during the 2015 AT&T Red River Showdown at Cotton Bowl on October 10, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Lack of Big 12 expansion shows who really holds the power in college football

After months of publicly proclaiming an expansion sweepstakes, the Big 12 announced yesterday that they would not be expanding. The maligned conference managed to turn college football’s version of The Bachelor into college football’s version of Al Capone’s vault. After a very public process where well over a dozen schools were involved, hoping to gain […]


Fox photoshopping Sam Bradford’s head on Teddy Bridgewater’s body is so weird

During Fox Sports’ NFL coverage on Sunday, keen-eyed football fans noticed something incredibly odd with a promotion for next week’s Vikings-Eagles game. Namely, it appeared that Fox had obviously photoshopped Sam Bradford’s head/face in a Vikings helmet and a #8 onto what appears to be the body of injured quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. The two gloves […]

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Captain Wes Morgan and manager Claudio Ranieri of Leicester City lift the Premier League Trophy after the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton at The King Power Stadium on May 7, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Premier League ratings are falling dramatically in England

All season long, there has been much angst stateside over the NFL’s ratings decline as the league and the television networks try to figure out why the most popular sports and entertainment property in America is losing television viewers. Well, the NFL isn’t the only major sports league worldwide that’s suffering from falling ratings. In […]


WATCH: Vin Scully delights America on Jimmy Kimmel Live

American treasure Vin Scully appeared on Jimmy Kimmel last night for a rare appearance on late night television. It just so happened that the same evening, Scully’s beloved Dodgers were in Washington DC defeating the Nationals in Game 5 of their ALDS series. While Scully isn’t announcing any postseason games this year and is officially […]


While TV ratings are going down, Sling credits NFL for viewership rise

Unless you’ve been under a rock or out of the country for the last two weeks you know that the biggest story in sports media is free-falling NFL ratings on television. All of the league’s primetime television windows are down and down by a large enough percentage to send the NFL into a prevent defense […]


The Carolina Panthers made fun of the NFL’s ridiculous new social media rules

Last week we told you about the NFL’s new archaic, backwards, incomprehensible, mind-numbing, counter-productive, heavy-handed, anti-social social media policy for their franchises. In short, the NFL has now banned its own teams from sharing its own highlights from its own games on Twitter. Why? So the teams can retweet official NFL “branded” accounts and funnel […]


“James and the Giant QB” College Football Podcast: Bruce Feldman recaps Week 6

Awful Announcing contributor Jim Weber and former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen recap Week 6 of the 2016 college football season. That includes the crazy finish between Tennessee and Texas A&M (2:00), the postponed Florida-LSU game (3:45), the hot seats for Texas’ Charlie Strong and Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly, Penn State kicker Joey Julius taking another […]