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NBC Previews Sunday Night Football for Week 1 of 2014 NFL Season

Ok, we end our Sunday previews with NBC Sports and its look at the season premiere of Sunday Night Football. Sunday night pits the Indianapolis Colts at the Denver Broncos at the new Mile High Stadium. Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya will be on hand for the call. They’ll be the crew along […]

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College Football Viewing Picks for Week 2, 09/06/2014

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy Eye on Sky and Air Sports Studio and Pregame Shows College GameDay live from Eugene, OR — ESPN, 9 a.m. Fox Sports Live: Countdown to Kickoff — Fox Sports 1, 9 a.m. SEC Nation — SEC Network, 10 a.m. BTN Football Pregame — Big […]

NFL Kickoff 2014

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 1 of the 2014 NFL Season

All Times Eastern Thursday, September 4 Studio & Pregame Shows Around the NFL — NFL Network, 2 p.m. NFL Insiders — ESPN, 3:30 p.m. NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m. NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 4 p.m. NFL GameDay: Kickoff 2014 — NFL Network, 5 p.m. NFL Kickoff 2014 — NBC/NFL Network, 7:30 p.m. […]

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College Football Viewing Picks for August 30, 2014

All Times Eastern Schedule courtesy Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy Eye on Sky and Air Sports Pregame and Studio Shows College Football Scoreboard — ESPN2, 8 a.m. College GameDay live from Fort Worth, TX — ESPN, 9 a.m. Fox Sports Live: College Football Countdown — Fox Sports 1, 10 a.m. SEC Nation — SEC […]

English Premier League

NBC Unveils Announcing Teams for First Three Days of English Premier League

We have the announcing teams for the first three days of the English Premier League. The new season begins Saturday with eight matches. NBCSN has a doubleheader beginning at 7:45 a.m. ET with Manchester United hosting Swansea City then Leicester City vs. Everton at 10 a.m. NBC has Arsenal and Crystal Palace with Arlo White […]

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NBCUniversal and Universal Sports to Air Coverage of Youth Olympic Games

As part of the current deal that has NBCUniversal airing the Olympics through 2020, the NBC Sports Group and Universal Sports will cover the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, Communist China this month. NBC, NBCSN and Universal will combine for 54.5 hours of coverage. And to show it’s committed to this set of games, Josh […]

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Men in Blazers Move to NBC

After taking the World Cup by storm, the Men in Blazers will be taking their talents to NBC Sports where they will take part in NBCSN’s coverage. Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will not only take part in the soccer coverage, but they’ll get weekly shows on NBCSN on Monday’s and on NBCSports.com on Fridays. […]

Pro Football Hall of Fame

You Did This, America! Hall of Fame Game Wins Primetime. Again.

People keep picking on preseason football and say they won’t watch, but it keeps winning primetime. The Hall of Fame Game on NBC on Sunday between the Buffalo Bills and New York Football Giants pulled a 5.8/10 overnight rating. NBC Sports Public Relations tweeted the numbers this morning. Austin Karp at Sports Business Daily/Sports Business […]

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The 2014-15 NHL on NBC Schedule

Just released today, the NHL on NBC has a 103-game schedule on both NBC and NBCSN. Here are some highlights of the schedule: The successful “Wednesday Night Rivalry” will feature 24 games. For the first time, 10 of those weeks will become doubleheaders to showcase teams out West. This is a very good thing. NBCSN […]

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Kathryn Tappen Joins NBC Sports

In a very good move, NBC has hired NHL Network host Kathyrn Tappen to become a host/reporter. Tappen got national notice during the 2014 Sochi Olympics when she hosted from the hockey venue for NBC. She’s had quite the meteoric rise since beginning way back when in Providence, RI for WJAR-TV when she was the […]

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Guest Column: A Tale of Two Relationships

Tom Kohler of King of Prussia, PA (I’ve actually been to King of Prussia, PA) has a look at two different sports properties, both on NBC and how on chose to leave its long-time home and the other chose to remain for the foreseeable future: There have been a plethora of sports media deals over […]

NHL Stanley Cup Final 2014

Overnights for Game 1 of NHL Stanley Cup Finals Down From 2013

Last night’s overtime Game 1 between the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings in the NHL Stanley Cup Finals resulted in a 3.8 overnight rating for NBC Sports. Compared to last year, it’s down 21% from last year’s Game 1 between the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks which went three overtimes and garnered a […]

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NBC Sports Group Doubles the Planned Coverage for The Belmont Stakes

With California Chrome on track to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978, NBC is expanding its planned coverage of the Belmont Stakes next week. NBC/NBCSN will provide 16 hours of coverage of the final leg of the Triple Crown. It begins with a documentary next Wednesday, “California Chrome: […]

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The 139th Preakness Stakes Replay

With California Chrome winning the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, we now have our first contender for horse racing’s Triple Crown since Big Brown in 2008. I’ll Have Another won both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness two years ago, but was scratched from the Belmont. So California Chrome won today’s Preakness and Larry Collmus […]

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