Think women's sports aren't worth watching? It seems like 25 million Americans disagree
This year's Women's World Cup Final drew a HUGE audience on Sunday: Source confirms that the WWC Final drew an astounding 15.2 overnight rating. @SonOfTheBronx was the first I saw with this number today. — John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) July 6, 2015 How does that compare to the final match between U.S. Show More Summary
I'm all for making the Blackhawks and Ducks play another series and call it the Stanley Cup Final. Sorry, Rangers and Lightning.
The USA vs. Germany Women's World Cup match was the most-watched semi-finals in US history, besting the deciding Game 6 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final. Here's the details.
The New York Rangers fell short of their Stanley Cup goal in the Eastern Conference Final this past season, and like many established contenders, they find themselves with salary-cap issues as the 2015-16 season approaches. Those issues...Show More Summary
Chris Pronger admired the Ducks' talent when he and the Edmonton Oilers defeated Anaheim in the 2006 Western Conference finals. When he was traded to the Ducks a few months later, he brought the physical element they needed to become champions in 2007.
Prior to the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, we ranked the stock of the NHL's top potential free agents. With the 2015 NHL draft now history, the opening date for free agency (July 1) is fast approaching. With several players (Minnesota's Devan...Show More Summary
The Stanley Cup Final ended one week ago, but the NHL isn't taking time to rest. The league announced its 2015-16 schedule Thursday, which will begin on October 7 and run through April 9. According to the official release on NHL.com,...Show More Summary
The New York Rangers reached the Eastern Conference Final for a third consecutive season but have not captured a Stanley Cup title since 1994. Which pending free agents must they retain? Do they have enough cap space to target forwards...Show More Summary
Four years ago this month, the Vancouver Canucks lost in the seventh game of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup finals. The city erupted in riots shortly afterwards, as it is wont to do on such occasions, with the normally docile downtown descending into chaos. Show More Summary
The New York Rangers were in a prime position to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the second straight year, and the team missed a huge opportunity. The problem isn't that the Rangers lost in a Game 7 that would have sent them toShow More Summary
The Montreal Canadiens fell short of the Stanley Cup Final for the second season in a row, as they were eliminated by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second round. The Habs have some decisions to make ahead of the draft because the team...Show More Summary
Photographic technology keeps getting better and better while society keeps getting dumber and dumber. But, perhaps we’ll hash out some of those specifics at a later date and time. That being said, the new influx of giant gigapixel images is fascinating, whether it’s exploring nature or cities. Now these images are being brought onto a more [...]Show More Summary
Chicago Blackhawks forward Antoine Vermette has had himself quite the week. It began last Monday, when his team won the Stanley Cup by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the finals. Then, excitement continued on Saturday when Vermette’s wife, Karen, gave birth to their newborn baby daughter, Emilia. And one day later, […]
Think the most gripping NHL action of the year ended with the Chicago Blackhawks hoisting the 2015 Stanley Cup? Think again, as the week of the draft has finally arrived, and with it will come a fair amount of roster movement. The draft...Show More Summary
An enormous panorama shows the scene at this year's NHL Stanley Cup Finals in Chicago…
Ballers, the new HBO series, scores off of American sports fever. After all, the recent record breaking ratings for everything sports related, from the NBA finals to the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Triple Crown, prove that Americans love to watch TV sports, so Ballers could be a big success. Show More Summary
The 2014-15 Stanley Cup Final is officially in the books and the Chicago Blackhawks have been crowned the champion. While the hockey world continues to marvel and despise the Blackhawks for their third title in six seasons, NBC has released their final ratings for the Stanley Cup Final. Show More Summary
The Chicago Blackhawks may be settling down from their victory parade on Thursday afternoon to help bring in the offseason, but that does not mean that the NHL is afforded any downtime. With plenty of household names on the trading block,...Show More Summary
Local Major League Baseball broadcasts were the game of choice in 15 of 24 local markets on Monday going up against the deciding Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, in some cases doubling or tripling the Stanley Cup rating. Here's why and how it's more about fans being to more easily root for the home team than ever before.