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Video: Piers Morgan gets beaned by cricket fast bowler

CNN host Piers Morgan has made a habit of trolling athletes and sports figures on Twitter in a way that Skip Bayless could only dream.  He was Arsene Wenger's most vocal critic until Arsenal started winning consistently again this season and we've even seen him trade blows with players on his favorite team.  It's gotten […]

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The Best & Worst Sports Media Moments of 2013

It's been quite the ride this year in covering the media side of sports.  We've seen the launch of a new 24/7 cable sports network in Fox Sports 1, hell froze over as Keith Olbermann returned to ESPN, and it wasn't SI, or the New York Times that broke arguably the biggest story of the […]

This video perfectly sums up the Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns had yet another terrible season that ended with a string of meaningless games as the franchise was as a playoff appearance faded away further out into the distance.  The Browns have had 10 losses or more in 10 out of 11 seasons, which is the kind of consistent year after year awfulness […]

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Who will ESPN’s lead college football play by play man be next year?

ESPN is at a crossroads with its college football announcing crew. Earlier this month, The Big Lead reported and an ESPN source confirmed to Awful Annoucing that lead play-by-play man Brent Musburger's contract is due to expire before the next college football season. So what is ESPN to do? Musburger is still popular with fans and there's […]

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Jesse Palmer gave Chris Fowler the Heimlich maneuver during the Pinstripe Bowl

The most interesting tidbit to come out of Saturday's Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium between Rutgers and Notre Dame didn't happen on the field. At halftime of the game, ESPN analyst Jesse Palmer needed to give the Heimlich maneuver to colleague Chris Fowler. We'll let Fowler take it from here. Never before needed a Heimlich […]

Viewing Picks for December 30, 2013

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men's Rice at Texas — Longhorn Network, 2 p.m. Lehigh at Bryant — Cox Ocean State Networks, 7 p.m. Marshall at South Carolina — CSS, 7 p.m. Virginia at Tennessee — ESPN2, 7 p.m. Robert Morris at Oklahoma State — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Mount St. Mary's at Texas Tech — […]

Buffalo Wild Wings doesn’t care about the bowl it sponsors

College football's bowl season can turn into a drag at points, laden with mediocre teams playing each other in games sponsored by some of the most random companies you've ever seen. On Saturday night, Michigan took on Kansas State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl in Temple. The Wildcats won a forgettable game, 31-14. The […]

Mike Ditka fell asleep during Countdown

http://youtube.com/watch?v=5vcDITsOlgo During NFL Countdown on Sunday morning this week, Mike Ditka fell asleep at the desk during a segment by Josina Anderson at Sun Life Stadium. As Anderson threw it back to Chris Berman at the studio, you see Keyshawn Johnson nudge Ditka, who snapped awake while Berman continued to drone on. For as great […]

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Dan Shaughnessy is rambling about the Baseball Hall of Fame again

When Dan Shaughnessy writes about the Baseball Hall of Fame, shivers run up and down my spine. But then again, that's generally true for most members of the BBWAA that refuse to evolve along with the game. But when it came time to explain his votes on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, Shaughnessy took […]

Enjoy the best news bloopers of 2013

http://youtube.com/watch?v=7OihpIHUYYU 2013 was a very strong year for news bloopers.  Enjoy a solid 15 minutes from the mainstream news world of all the zaniest, weirdest, wildest, most unfortunate gaffes and bloopers from the year that was.   In addition to our #1 broadcast blooper of 2013 are dozens of fantastic clips, screw-ups, videobombers, swearing, Freudian […]

Viewing Picks for December 29, 2013

All Times Eastern College Basketball Viewing Picks College Football College GameDay Featured — ESPN, 4 p.m. SEC on CBS: Top 10 Games: Texas A&M at Alabama (2012) — CBS Sports Network, 5 p.m. SEC on CBS: Top 10 Games: Florida at LSU (2007) — CBS Sports Network, 8 p.m. English Premier League Newcastle United vs. […]

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Randy Moss thinks he can still play at a high level

Even though Randy Moss has traded in his helmet for a microphone, the former Vikings and Patriots (among others) star still feels like he could be a top-tier NFL wide receiver. In an interview with Fox's Peter Schrager on Schrager's podcast, Moss said, "If I had to go out here and feed my family by getting […]

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Jimmie Johnson is still irritated at Donovan McNabb

Back in November, Donovan McNabb said that Jimmie Johnson (and his NASCAR brethren) wasn't an athlete on Fox Sports Live, mere days before Johnson won his sixth Sprint Cup Championship. Johnson took the criticism like a man, and appeared on Fox Sports Live the next week to refute McNabb's comments (though the former quarterback wasn't […]

Jason Sudeikis returns as Ted Lasso

http://youtube.com/watch?v=ge3NjAbZ8OI One of the sneaky funny things to emerge in sports this year was NBC's use of SNL grad Jason Sudeikis spoofing an American Football Coach in London.  A new video is making the rounds featuring more of Sudeikis as Ted Lasso doing a phenomenal word association game with EPL teams.  Highlights include Swansea City […]

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