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ABC Has a Game 7 NBA Doubleheader Today

And the Games 7 keep on coming in the NBA. Falling one series short of a record for Games 7 in the first round, we have two added to the three we had on Saturday. Today, ABC has an afternoon twinbill of Games 7 starting with Brooklyn at Toronto at 1 p.m. with Mike Tirico, […]

NBA Playoffs II

ESPN/ABC to Open NBA Playoffs with 5 of the 1st Eight Games This Weekend

The NBA Playoffs begin this weekend and ESPN/ABC will kick off things with a combined quadrupleheader on Saturday and a single game on Sunday. It all tips off on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN when the Brooklyn Nets take on the Toronto Raptors from the Air Canada Centre with Dave Pasch, Jon Barry […]

ESPN College Football

ESPN Announces College Football 2014 Season-Opening Neutral Site Games

ESPN has released five neutral site college football season-opening games that will air in August. It begins with the Kickoff Games in Atlanta. ESPN carries Boise State vs. Mississippi on Thursday, August 28 at 8 p.m. and then ABC/ESPN2 has the contest on Saturday, August 30 as West Virginia takes on Alabama at 3 p.m. […]

ESPN College Football

ESPN Announces Six Big Ten Primetime Football Games

ESPN has selected six Big Ten football games for Saturday primetime. One game has been slated for ESPN exclusively and that’s Virginia Tech at Ohio State on September 6 at 8 p.m. ET. Four games including Miami (FL) at Nebraska on September 20, Nebraska at Michigan State on October 4 and Ohio State at Penn […]

Tony Reali

Around the Horn’s Tony Reali To Join Good Morning America

This according to the Hollywood Reporter, Around the Horn host Tony Reali will be joining Good Morning America as a social media contributor. Reali will remain as host of ATH, but move to New York to be a part of GMA. He will leave Pardon the Interruption on which he was originally known as “Stat […]

The Nominees for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

The nominees are out. A few interesting developments for this year’s Emmys. In the play-by-play category, Al Michaels is noticeably absent. Marv Albert, Mike Breen, Joe Buck, Bob Costas (?) and Mike Emrick are nominees. I guess the Academy decided to put Bob in this category in addition to his customary Studio Host nomination. For […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/14 through 03/16/2014

All Times Eastern Men’s Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Women’s Schedule courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Friday, March 14 Men’s Studio and Pregame Shows Inside College Basketball: Bracket Week — CBS Sports Network, 3:30 p.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show 2014 — Big Ten Network, 6 p.m. Inside College Basketball: […]

ESPN’s Annual Championship Week Ramps Up

Today and Wednesday are the calm of the storm for ESPN’s Championship Week, but then between Thursday and Saturday, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU and ABC will get involved in a slew of games involving the AAC, ACC, America East, Big Sky, Big Ten, Big 12, Big West, MAC, MEAC, SEC, Southland, SWAC, Sun Belt and […]

Dish and Walt Disney Enter Long-Term Carriage Agreement

Just announced this evening, Dish Network has signed a long-term agreement with Disney to keep its networks on the satellite provider systems without any interruption. This keeps ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes and ESPN Classic on Dish. It gives Longhorn Network a broader distribution. It adds SEC Network when it launches in August. It […]

Jimmy Kimmel Live to Unveil the SI Swimsuit Issue Cover

After being unveiled the last few years on the Late Show with David Letterman, Sports Illustrated is taking its Swimsuit issue out west to Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC. The reveal of this year’s cover model will be done on Thursday, February 13 at 11:35 p.m. On the following Monday, February 17, the SI cover […]

A Quick Saturday Sports Media Notebook

Time to do a quick notebook for you on this early Saturday morning. They’ll be bullet form. Fox has increased its stake in the YES Network. In late 2012, it purchased a 49% share in the regional sports network. On Friday through a press release from parent company 21st Century Fox, YES will become a […]

Fang’s Bites Podcast No. 4 — James Andrew Miller, ESPN Book

Just one guest today on the Fang’s Bites podcast and it’s James Andrew Miller, the co-author of Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN. The subjects discussed: Brent Musburger being replaced as Voice of College Football Management Changes at ESPN The Grantland story on Dr. V, the transgender woman who committed […]

ESPN’s 2013-14 College Bowl Schedule with Announcers

We finally have the ESPN press release that provides the entire bowl schedule with both TV and radio announcers. Because it takes a long time to scroll, I’ll keep my intro short and let you read the release so you can find a way to summarize it yourself. Entire BCS Highlights ESPN College Football Bowl […]

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