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Tim Tebow is back on the front page of

6 minutes agoSports : Awful Announcing

It seemed only a matter of time for ESPN’s favorite poster boy, Tim Tebow to appear on the front page of its website. As Tebow arrived at the New York Mets training facility in Port St. Lucie, FL, he was met by a throng of reporters....Show More Summary

ESPN is reportedly trying to lure Katie Nolan away from Fox

Last week, we told you about Fox Sports not renewing Katie Nolan’s Garbage Time program and possibly expanding her role at FS1. According to the Sporting News, there might be a monkey wrench thrown into FS1’s plans. Mike McCarthy isShow More Summary

Can Twitter keep the NFL?

Last season, Twitter had the rights to stream 10 Thursday Night Football games. Those were the games that aired on CBS and NBC. And overall, Twitter paid $10 million to stream those games not just to the United Sttates, but to an global audience. Show More Summary

Daytona 500 ratings up slightly from last year, down from previous years

Daytona 500 overnight ratings are in, and the numbers for NASCAR and Fox are… adequate. The good news is that the race’s overnight was up slightly from last year’s race. The bad news is that last year’s race got highly disappointing ratings, so topping that number doesn’t mean too much. Show More Summary

NBCSN bucks recent trends and actually adds subscribers

All around sports media networks are dealing with the cord cutting and cord shaving phenomenon and losing subscribers. ESPN has arguably taken the biggest hit of any network. Once boasting over 100 million subscribers, ESPN is down to just under 88 million as of December 2016. Show More Summary

Is Turner’s capture of Champions League rights good news or bad news for soccer’s potential growth?

Yet another new player emerges in the televised soccer landscape. The post Is Turner’s capture of Champions League rights good news or bad news for soccer’s potential growth? appeared first on Awful Announcing.

Shaq says his mom told him to stop his feud with JaVale McGee

Shaquille O’Neal and JaVale McGee have been in a ridiculous feud over the last several days, after Shaq mocked McGee with a Doctor Strange-themed video showing McGee lowlights on TNT’s Inside the NBA. Shaq has been roasting McGee for years, and this video finally pushed the Golden State Warriors’ center over the edge. Show More Summary

AA’s @ClippitTV videos of the week: Bill Walton takes his shirt off, woman behind him disapproves

This is our weekly look at the most popular — or in some cases our personal favorite — videos on Clippit over the past week. Clippit is an awesome app that allows us to quickly grab 30-second clips from several live TV broadcasts and...Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for February 27, 2017

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Atlantic Sun Tournament Quarterfinals Jacksonville at North Florida — ESPN3, 7 p.m. Kennesaw State at South Carolina Upstate — ESPN3, 7 p.m. Stetson at Florida Gulf Coast — ESPN3, 7 p.m. New Jersey Instiute of Technology at Lipscomb — ESPN3, 7 p.m. Show More Summary

ESPN gets its Oscar winner in ‘O.J.: Made in America’ documentary

16 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

ESPN has won plenty of awards. Now, the network can add an Oscar to the list. ESPN Films’ O.J.: Made in America — won the Academy Award for “Best Documentary” on Sunday night. And with the victory, O.J.: Made in America becomes the longest film (467 minutes) to ever win an Oscar. Show More Summary

Sports and Entertainment Ratings Buzz: February 13-19

22 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. NBA on TNT For searching an event or program on this page, type CTRL-F in your browser (if browser is capable) then type your event/program title in the search box. Show More Summary

San Diego Padres adding Tony Gwynn Jr. to broadcast team

23 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

Former players coming back to the teams with which they’re most associated, whether in a front-office sort of role or as a broadcaster, is almost always a nice story. It’s fun for the fans, it’s a good post-career move for the athlete, and it’s good public relations (and more) for the club. Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for February 26, 2017

23 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

All Times Eastern Bundesliga FC Ingolstadt o4 vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach– FS2, 9:20 a.m. FC Schalke 04 vs. TSG 1899 Hoffenheim — FS2, 11:30 a.m. Bundesliga Highlights Show II — Fox Soccer Plus, 8 p.m. College Baseball UConn at Texas — Longhorn Network, 1 p.m. Show More Summary

Bill Walton gets shirtless during ESPN broadcast, woman behind him grimaces

The world got to see a whole lot of Bill Walton Saturday night, as the ESPN commentator briefly got shirtless during the call of the Kansas-Texas game to pull on another tie-dyed shirt with “Keep Austin Weird” on it. The reaction from...Show More Summary

Mark Cuban complains to Turner president David Levy about Bleacher Report tweet, now deleted

Social media in sports is largely fun and games. That is, until someone takes things a bit too seriously. On Saturday, that person was Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Cuban directed his anger at Bleacher Report for posting a tweet...Show More Summary

NBCSN and Fox Sports Ratings Buzz: February 13-19

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. NBCSN Top 25 (and Select) Programs For searching an event or program on this page, type CTRL-F...Show More Summary

Kyle Brandt’s Good Morning Football Oscars monologue included a shot at FS1

Kyle Brandt of NFL Network’s Good Morning Football has produced some great themed Friday segments over the last while, from Star Wars to Goldeneye to a tribute to Chris Berman, and his latest even included some sports media commentary. Show More Summary

AA Weekly Recap: Changes at FS1 lead to Jay and Dan’s ouster

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: Sacramento Kings announcer Grant Napear was very...Show More Summary

Did Colin Cowherd rip off Bill Simmons’ “VP of Common Sense” idea?

There are only so many sports ideas, but when one is floated by a highly-prominent columnist, used repeatedly by him, repeatedly attributed to him by others, and then over a decade later, floated as a completely new and original idea by a former colleague of that columnist, it raises questions. Show More Summary

Shark Tank recap: Thin beach towels, drone lessons, hammerin’ harem pants and $100 million

The Shiver: Tonight’s group of sharks: Dallas Mavericks owner and tech-sector maverick Mark Cuban in his usual stage-right chair, fashion impresario Daymond John, venture capital mogul Kevin “Mister Wonderful” O’Leary, QVC queen Lori Greiner and at the end of the line, infosec entrepreneur Robert Herjavec. Show More Summary

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