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NHL on NBC Sports Group Announcing Assignments for 04/17 Through 04/20/2014

Thanks to NBC Sports public relations for forwarding this to me earlier today. Couldn’t post earlier, but doing it now. You have all of the announcing crews for all of the games from Thursday, April 17 through Sunday, April 20. Notice that Pierre McGuire works every day. He starts tonight in Pittsburgh with Doc Emrick, […]

NHL 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on NBC Sports Group — Day 1

I’ll do my best to post these daily as they come in. The Stanley Cup Playoffs begin tonight starting one of the best postseasons in sports. CNBC and NBCSN will be involved with three games tonight. It begins with Montreal at Tampa Bay on CNBC at 7 p.m. ET. This will be a CBC simulcast […]

NHL 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 1st Round Schedule

The regular season is over. The playoffs are here and some of the most compelling action you’ll see will begin Wednesday. All eight of the playoff series are listed below with US and Canadian networks. In the first round, the US local regional sports networks have exclusivity except when games are picked up by NBC. […]

NFL Preseason 2014

NFL Announces 2014 Preseason Schedule

The National Football League has released the preseason game schedule for August 2014. We expect the regular season to be announced sometime next week. In the meantime, this will hold us over. CBS, ESPN, Fox and NBC will each televise two preseason games. This is a break from the past when ESPN would air four […]

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NBC Sports Group Will Be All Over 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

For the third straight year, every NHL Stanley Cup postseason game will be aired nationally across the platforms of the NBC Sports Group. Utilizing NBC, NBCSN, CNBC and NHL Network as well as streaming on the NBC Sports Live Extra app, fans will be able to watch every single playoff game from the first round […]

JOSH ELLIOTT

It’s Official! Josh Elliott Joins NBC Sports

After working at Sports Illustrated then joining Disney to work at ESPN from 2004-2011 and ABC News’ Good Morning America from 2011-2014, Josh Elliott now moves to Comcast’s NBCUniversal for a totally new chapter of his career. He moves to NBC Sports where he will be a host on the National Football League, Olympics and […]

JOSH ELLIOTT

Former ESPN’er Josh Elliott Leaves GMA; Joins NBC Sports

In a move that jolted two highly competitive arenas, morning television and sports media, Josh Elliott is leaving ABC’s Good Morning America which he helped vault into the number one slot over NBC’s Today and will be joining NBC Sports. The New York Times’ Bill Carter reports that Elliott will be used across NBC Sports’ […]

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 […]

NBC Sports Group Obtains Full Rights to 2014 Ryder Cup in Trade with ESPN

This was originally reported back in January when NBC and ESPN were talking about trading the rights to the first day of the 2014 Ryder Cup in exchange for Michelle Beadle. That’s right. As reported by Geoff Shackelford, Beadle was the final piece of the puzzle. So NBC got the first day of this year’s […]

NBC Unveils Announcing Lineup for 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

Starting this Friday, NBC Sports Group and the United States Olympic Committee will present 52 hours of the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. Several familiar names from NBC’s XXII Winter Olympic Games coverage will be on the roster including Carolyn Manno, Todd Harris, Steve Schlanger, Lewis Johnson and Dave Strader will be hosting or calling […]

NBC Keeps the Kentucky Derby Through 2025

Also announced this week, NBC Sports has signed a new 10 year agreement with Churchill Downs Group to keep the Kentucky Derby and its affiliated race, the Kentucky Oaks in the fold through 2025. NBC has been the home of the Kentucky Derby since 2001. It guarantees that NBC will be the home of the […]

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