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2014 WNBA Season Tips Off on NBA TV and ESPN2

The WNBA is set to begin another season. It all starts tonight with a doubleheader on NBA TV. ESPN2 will tip off its 20-game regular season schedule on Saturday. The ESPN/ESPN2 slate of professional women’s basketball games includes six doubleheaders including five Tuesday evening twinbills in July. Ryan Ruocco from ESPN Radio New York will […]

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35th Annual Sports Emmy Award Winners

Here’s the listing of the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. They were handed out in New York tonight to an appreciative audience at the Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Time Warner Center. Overall, NBC led all networks with six Emmy Awards, Fox/HBO Sports/MLB Network won 5 and ESPN received four. In an upset, Bob […]

NBA TV

NBA TV to Carry Up to Nine First Round Playoff Games

NBA TV will be in the act of carrying playoff games once again. It will be the overflow channel when TNT cannot air games and will have a third game when the network carries a doubleheader. As it did last year, NBA TV will produce its own games instead of depending on home feeds which […]

NBA Commissioner David Stern to Appear on NBA TV Friday

Outgoing NBA Commissioner David Stern will conduct one of his final interviews as the Leader of the Association this Friday. NBA on TNT host Ernie Johnson interviews Stern on “David Stern: 30 Years” which airs on NBA TV at 7 p.m. ET. In the one-hour program looks at the Stern’s past history with the league […]

NBA TV Takes Celts-Heat For Fan Night

NBA TV says a massively weakened Boston Celtics will take on the Miami Heat on Tuesday as part of its Fan Night. Apparently the fans want to see if the Celtics are truly tanking for the season to get into the Draft Lottery. This is what NBA TV is saying about Fan Night. Fans Select […]

NBA TV’s First Fan Night of 2014 Involves New Orleans at Miami

On Tuesday, NBA TV’s first Fan Night of 2014 will take place. The two-time defending champions, the Miami Heat will host the New Orleans Pelicans. Fans Select New Orleans Pelicans at Miami Heat as NBA TV’s NBA Fan Night Telecast Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 7:30 p.m. ET NBA TV’s upcoming NBA Fan Night will feature […]

Oklahoma City-Denver Selected for NBA TV’s Fan Night Game

This in from NBA TV, the Fan Night vote has resulted in the Oklahoma City Thunder-Denver Nuggets game being chosen for the Tuesday, December 17 game. It will air at 9 p.m. ET. Ernie Johnson will host the studio portion of the program which will be a simulcast of the local feed. Analysts Chris Webber […]

Turner Sports Opens the 2013-14 NBA Season with Three Consecutive Doubleheaders

This from Turner Sports. After completing the 2013 MLB season, the company can now turn to its signature sport, the NBA. Heading into its 30th season of covering professional basketball, dating back to when it aired games on TBS, Turner Sports will use TNT and NBA TV to provide three straight nights of doubleheaders to […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, October 7 — 13, 2013

Back with an overdue Week Ahead post. Lots of things happening in the Week Ahead so let’s not delay any further and get to what’s happening in the Sports Media over the next seven days. TELEVISION PBS Frontline The already controversial PBS Frontline documentary “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis” airs in two parts […]

NBA TV Brings Back “NBA Inside Stuff”

Those who grew up in the 1990′s have fond memories of NBA Inside Stuff. It was created when NBC wrested the NBA contract away from CBS and the network gave the league 30 minutes of air time to do a show that was suited for children and young teens. Ahmad Rashad remained the host throughout […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, September 23 — 29, 2013

After a week’s absence, it’s time for The Week Ahead to return. With the season turning to fall, baseball points towards the postseason, college football has some decent games in Week 5 after some horrible games this past weekend, the English Premier League speeds on with more good matches and the NFL heads to London. […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, September 9 — 15, 2013

Well, let’s take a look at what’s ahead in the sports media for the upcoming week. It’s another busy week and we’ll preview it for you right now. TELEVISION NFL Premieres The NFL continues to dominate the week. Monday has the annual Week 1 doubleheader on ESPN with Philadelphia taking on the DC NFL Team […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, September 2 — 8, 2013

Lots of things happening in sports media this week. The NFL returns in the next seven days. College Football goes into its second week. Baseball heads into its final month of the regular season. Soccer goes into World Cup qualifying. The PGA Tour takes the week off and we bid adieu to Fox Soccer. TELEVISION […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 26 — September 1, 2013

We’ve survived the first full week of Fox Sports One and the premiere of new shows. We have another premiere this week, but this one on ESPN2. In addition, we get the first full week of college football as the new season begins in earnest on Thursday. Not only that, the U.S. Open gets underway […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 19 — 25, 2013

Once again, it’s another busy week. Lots of premieres of various studio programs begin this week as Fox Sports 1′s launch continues. In addition, there are plenty of live games as we speed towards the beginning of college football next week and the NFL in September. Let’s get started. TELEVISION We have a lot of […]

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