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CBS Airs The 2014 Masters Championship

Yes, you’ve been seeing the promos during CBS’ portion of the NCAA Tournament and as we get closer, they’re only going to be in heavy rotation throughout the network. You know the CBS formula for televising The Masters®. You know the reverence for Augusta National. You know the music. You know the azaleas. You know […]

CBS Sports Family of Networks to Cover Super Bowl XLVIII Like a Wet Blanket

This from the fine people at CBS Sports. With Super Bowl Week fast approaching, the various sports television networks have unveiled their plans to provide programming for the days leading up to the Big Game in New Jersey. I’ll post what you can expect to watch on CBS, ESPN and NBC’s Family of Networks today. […]

Former Columnist Mike Freeman Joins The Bleacher Report

Reported by Awful Announcing last week and arguably the biggest hire in its history, the Bleacher Report and Turner Sports have announced that they have lured Mike Freeman away from He’ll officially join Bleacher Report next Monday as the lead national voice and the site’s NFL reporter and columnist. The press release is below: […]

Masters Live Returns to

The Masters’ online presentation has been expanding over the years and for 2013, the tradition of presenting Amen Corner, Holes 15 & 16, and the featured group continues this year. In addition, the CBS Sports Network show, “Masters on the Range” will be shown online as well. We have the schedule for all of the […]

Super Bowl XLVII Sets Streaming Record

In just its second year of online streaming, the Super Bowl was able to increase the number of online steams from 2012. The National Football League says the stream of the Baltimore Ravens vs. the San Francisco 49ers attracted three million unique users up 46% from Super Bowl XLVI. In addition, those users generated 10 […]

CBS Celebrates 75 Years of the NCAA Tournament

One of the most exciting events in the sports calendar is the NCAA Tournament. And this season will mark the 75th year that the tournament will be played. This year’s Final Four will take place at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Throughout the season, CBS will air various programming celebrating the NCAA Tournament’s 75 years […]

Doug Gottlieb Joins CBS

CBS has officially announced the signing of Doug Gottlieb into the company. He’ll join the upstart CBS Sports Radio which will begin in January. He’ll host the 3-6 p.m. ET slot. In addition, he’ll join CBS Sports as a college basketball analyst on games and in the studio. He’ll have a role on the NCAA […]

Going For Some More Overdue Sports Media Thoughts

Thursday turned out to be quite the crazy day for those of us who follow the sports media beat. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. On any given day, you just don’t know when sports media news will break. We had two stories throw us for a loop. I’ll do the thoughts […]

Some Leftover Linkage

I need to clear my brower of links I was hoping to get to sometime over the last few days. Since I couldn’t do the Friday megalinks or any Saturday morning linkage, I’ll do some Sunday evening leftover links. Consider this the Sunday entrée to the beginning of the workweek. I honestly don’t know what […]

Masters Live Returns to & Next Week

The streaming webcast, Masters Live returns next week as The Masters® comes back onto the sports scene. For the first time, “Masters on the Range” will be seen both online and on CBS Sports Network. This will be seen on the days leading up the First Round. When play begins, web “patrons” will be able […]

CBS Sports is Proud of Its 26 Sports Emmy Award Nominations

CBS Sports is that organization that just keeps chugging along. It was in a very bleak period from 1994-1998 when it lost the NFL, no NBA, was outbid for the NHL and seemed to heading in downward spiral. But since Sean McManus came on board as its President and now Chairman, the division not only […]

33rd Annual Sports Emmy Nominations Announced

We have the nominations, all 170 in 33 different categories, for the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards. They just came out today. There are some surprises like massive hockey charlatan Pierre McGuire nominated in the Sports Reporter category and for some really strange reason, Skippy Bayless of ESPN2′s First Take was nominated for Best Studio […]

How To Avoid Paying The $3.99 Fee To Watch March Madness Online

There has been plenty of confusion over the $3.99 fee to watch the NCAA Tournament online, whether it be through or the March Madness Live app for Android, iPhone and the iPad. First, the original press release promoted the fee and did not clearly explain how you could avoid paying it. Well after fiddling […]