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Joe Buck: “Each side somehow thinks I’m rooting against their team”

Joe Buck’s book tour took him to late night on Monday night and Conan O’Brien’s TBS show. Buck and O’Brien talked about plenty of topics as Buck seemed to enjoy the opportunity to get back into the late night scene and somewhat relive his Joe Buck Live days as he cracked some jokes about the […]

during the final round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, The Bahamas on December 4, 2016 in Nassau, Bahamas.

Tiger Woods predictably sent Hero World Challenge ratings soaring

Here’s a breaking news bulletin for you: Tiger Woods is good for golf ratings. That might be an odd thing to say about someone who before the weekend was the 898th ranked golfer in the world. It might also be an odd thing to say about someone who hadn’t played in an official event since […]

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The NFL has slightly loosened restrictions on their unpopular social media policy

Maybe the best example of the NFL’s overreach and loss of touch with reality has come in the form of the reaction to their draconian social media policies. Earlier this year, the NFL was strongly criticized for banning any kind of moving video content from their individual team accounts during live game action. The NFL has […]

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Chris “Mad Dog” Russo goes on crazy rant about ESPN covering too much NBA

Chris “Mad Dog” Russo and “crazy radio rant” go together like peanut butter and jelly. Even though he doesn’t get as many viral audio hits as his former partner in crime Mike Francesa, they are equally as entertaining. This week, Russo went bonkers when he saw ESPN going in-depth covering the NBA regular season. Russo’s […]

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 26:   J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes rushes for a touchdown in overtime against the Michigan Wolverines at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ohio-State Michigan game leads College GameDay megashow to best viewership ever

In anticipation of maybe the biggest game of the college football regular season, #2 Ohio State vs #3 Michigan, College GameDay had its biggest show ever. GameDay expanded to a Super Bowl-like five hours for The Game and the rest of Rivalry Week. The intrigue surrounding The Game and its implications for the College Football […]

BRISTOL, CT - AUGUST 18: Adam Schefter joined ESPN as an NFL Insider in August 2009 and appears on a variety of programs, including NFL Insiders, NFL Live, Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown, SportsCenter and more throughout the year. He also contributes regularly to other platforms, including ESPN.com and ESPN Radio. Schefter has covered the NFL for over 20 years and is regarded as one of the top reporters in the industry. 
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Adam Schefter will moonlight as an NBA reporter in new contract with ESPN

With his 5.5 million Twitter followers, Adam Schefter is the most prominent and popular sports reporter working today. After several years working for the Denver Post and NFL Network covering the NFL, Schefter became a household name after joining ESPN in 2009. At ESPN, his tireless reporting combined with the reach of the self-proclaimed worldwide […]

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 28:  Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers scrambles with the ball against Jordan Hicks #58 of the Philadelphia Eagles in the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on November 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

It took till Week 12, but Monday Night Football finally sees ratings increase

When it comes to the NFL’s ratings slide this year, Monday Night Football has been forced to take the brunt of it. For several years now, ESPN has arguably been getting the least bang for their buck among the NFL’s television partners. The network pays an ungodly $1.9 billion annually for their NFL package, about […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20:  Nate Diaz (L) and Conor McGregor battle during their welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor won by majority decision.  (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

UFC seeking a four-fold rights fee increase in new TV deal

Even though some sports ratings are trending downward and television viewers are cord shaving or cord cutting to avoid rising costs, the value of live sports rights are more important than ever.  Live sports rights remains the last beacon of DVR-proof television viewing and even with more viewing options than ever before in the television […]

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NFL considering pulling the plug on Thursday Night Football?

Nobody likes Thursday Night Football.  The players and teams don’t like it because if the extremely short week and the toll that it takes on everybody involved.  The fans don’t like it because the quality of play takes a noticeable dip from games that are played on Sundays because of the short week.  And shoot, […]

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We’ve officially reached the “Jon Gruden Rumor” stage of the coaching carousel

The Tom Herman/Ed Orgeron/Charlie Strong/Texas/LSU merry-go-round has been one of the wilder episodes we’ve seen in the history of the college football coaching carousel. Initially, it seemed to be almost certain that Herman would be going to LSU, with reports that a deal was on track to get done by the weekend according to ESPN and others. […]

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Gary Cohen signs multi-year deal to remain voice of the Mets

One of the best broadcast booths in all of sports television, whether it be on the local or national level, is sticking together for what appears to be a few more seasons. Popular play by play man Gary Cohen of SNY will remain as the voice of the New York Mets after signing a new […]

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FS1 is adding Rob Parker to Skip and Shannon: Undisputed because of course they are

Have you been up all night, frantically pacing around your room, unable to sleep because you are haunted by the fact that Rob Parker is without a regular nationally televised sports debate gig? If that’s you (and you actually do exist somewhere out there) then your prayers have finally been answered! Parker has been hired by FS1, the […]

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