INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 06:  Evan Spencer #6, Adolphus Washington #92 and the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate after they defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 59-0 in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 6, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

REPORT: Fox close to signing media rights deal with the Big Ten

Since Fox launched Fox Sports 1, a.k.a. FS1 and even before then, it has coveted obtaining the rights to the Big Ten conference. Over the last year, it has given games involving Big Ten teams a huge showcase such as last year’s Michigan-Utah contest, Jim Harbaugh’s first as Wolverines coach to show what it could do for […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 10:  California Golden Bears cheerleaders perform during a quarterfinal game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament against the Oregon State Beavers at MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 10, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. California won 76-68.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/12-13/2016

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Announcing assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports (Men’s/Women’s) Saturday, March 12 Studio and Pregame Shows Road to the Final Four — CBS, noon College GameDay live from the ACC Tournament, Washington, D.C. — ESPN, noon Inside College Basketball — CBS, 12:30 […]

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 07:  An 'SEC' logo is seen on an end zone pylon before the Missouri Tigers take on the Auburn Tigers during the SEC Championship Game at Georgia Dome on December 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

College Football Viewing Picks for Week 14, 12/04-05/2015

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy Matt’s College Sports on TV Announcing assignments courtesy Eye on Sky and Air Sports Friday, December 4 Studio and Pregame Shows B1G Football & Beyond — Big Ten Network, noon CFB Daily: The Edge — ESPNU, 1 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 2 p.m. College Football Countdown — ESPN2, […]

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ESPN’s Announcing Teams for 2015-16 College Basketball Season

With college basketball ready to start in earnest this weekend, ESPN has unveiled its announcing teams for the upcoming season. Once again, Dan Shulman and Jay Bilas will be the main team. And after being on the Big Monday early game (Big East or ACC) for several years, Bilas will no longer be on that […]


2015 Sports Media Predictions

Time for some predictions for 2015. Looking back through the archives, the last predictions post on this site was done in 2012 so it’s time to do one now. I’ll do it a little differently than in previous years. Here goes. January The first-ever College Football National Championship Game on ESPN draws a record cable […]

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College Football Viewing Picks for Week 15, 12/05-06/2014

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Announcing assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Friday, December 5 Studio and Pregame Shows Nebraska Football Press Conference: Mike Riley Hired — Big Ten Network, 9:50 a.m. BTN Football & Beyond 2014 — Big Ten Network, noon CFB Daily: The Edge […]


Fox Airs Pac-12 and B1G Championship Games on Consecutive Nights

Fox has a big college football championship weekend as it airs the Pac-12 Championship live from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on Friday and then the Big Ten Championship live from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN on Saturday. In the past, Fox would have Gus Johnson and Charles Davis call both games, but […]

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Big Ten Network Announces Primetime Football Slate

Big Ten Network has unveiled its six game primetime schedule for the 2014 season. The games include incoming schools Maryland and Rutgers playing home games. Rutgers plays host to Michigan on October 4 and Maryland will host Michigan State on November 15. The first primetime college football game of the season on BTN will be […]

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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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

Fox Sports Scores with Big Ten Championship

On Saturday, a close Big Ten Championship between the Michigan State Spartans and the Ohio State Buckeyes which saw Sparty spoiling the Buckeyes chances at the BCS Championship Game gave Fox a primetime win on Saturday. The network received a very good 7.9 rating with a 14 share. Viewership averaged a very good 13.9 million […]

College Football Viewing Picks for 12/05 — 12/07/2013

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Thursday, December 5 Studio and Pregame Shows CFB Daily — ESPNU, 1 p.m. ESPNU All Access: Auburn Football — ESPNU, 4 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN2, 5 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN, 7 p.m. […]

ESPN Unveils College Basketball Announcers for 2013-14

ESPN has provided us with the men and women who will be involved in calling and reporting college basketball in 2013-14. The networks of ESPN will begin airing college basketball games for the new season this weekend. One major change for ESPN, the loss of the Big East to Fox Sports 1 and CBS and […]

2013 Fox Sports Media Group College Football Schedule

This is the latest up-to-date schedule for Fox’s college football. This spans Fox, Fox Sports 1, Fox College Sports, and Fox Sports Net. Fox Sports 1 has the first five games of the schedule in the Opening Week of the season including a tripleheader on August 31 that culminates with Boise State at Washington at […]

Big Ten Network Unveils On-Air Talent for 2013 Football Season

This in from the Big Ten Network. Now in its 7th year of covering Big Ten football, BTN has announced its talent lineup for games this season. Host Dave Revsine will be joined in the studio by analysts Gerry DiNardo and Howard Griffith once again and they’ll guide viewers through both regional and national coverage. […]

ESPN Earmarks Six 2013 Big Ten Football Games for Primetime

ESPN has announced that six Big Ten football games will be played in primetime on Saturday nights either on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 this fall. Three games will have Ohio State, two games involve Michigan and Northwestern and Wisconsin get one each. Of course, independent Notre Dame is involved in two of those games, one […]

If It’s March, It Must Mean Gus Johnson is on the Case

Gus Johnson hasn’t called a lot of college basketball games this season due to his soccer work for Fox over the last month. But he’s back on the sport that made him famous this week as he’s in Chicago to call four games of the Big Ten Tournament. His first tournament game turned out to […]