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The 2014-15 NFL on Fox Schedule

We wrap up the night with the NFL on Fox slate for 2014-15. Fox is scheduled to air 97 games this season, but could increase with flexed games into the 4:25 p.m. window. The flex begins in Week 5 and can only done twice by shifting an afternoon game into primetime through Week 10, but […]

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The 2014-15 NFL on CBS Schedule

In addition to its eight-game Thursday Night Football schedule, CBS has a full schedule of Sunday afternoon games. CBS has a 106-game schedule and for the first time since it had the NFC package ending in 1993-94, the Tiffany Network will be able to air full NFC matchups which CBS is calling “Crossover Games.” We […]

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The 2014 ESPN Monday Night Football Schedule

We have the Monday Night Football schedule. ESPN’s opening week doubleheader will have the New York Football Giants taking on Detroit in the opener at 7 p.m. ET followed by San Diego at Arizona. New England gets one appearance against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 4. Dallas appears in Week 8 hosting the DC […]

Sunday Night Football

The 2014 NBC Sunday Night Football Schedule

The Sunday Night Football schedule is now out. As usual, it’s a blockbuster including the season opener on Thursday, September 4 with defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle hosting the Green Bay Packers in the Great Northwest. Also included in the schedule is Indianapolis at Denver as Peyton Manning faces his former team at Mile Hile […]

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CBS and NFL Network Announce 2014 Thursday Night Football Schedule

Ok, the NFL schedules are out. Let’s post them one at a time. Let’s begin with the CBS/NFL Network Thursday Night Football schedule. CBS will air Weeks 2-8 and a game in Week 16 on Saturday, December 20. In the first seven weeks, CBS will have four AFC rivalry games including Steelers-Ravens which opens the […]

Sunday Night Football

NBC To Air NFL Divisional Playoff Game

For the first time since NBC carried the AFC package, the Peacock will carry an NFL Divisional Playoff Game. It means the great Wild Card Saturday doubleheader on NBC will be a thing of the past. It does mean NBC’s NFL postseason portfolio will consist of one NFL wild Card Playoff game and one Divisional […]

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It’s Official: ESPN Picks Up NFL Wild Card Playoff Game

The worst kept secret in sports media has finally been officially announced by ESPN and the National Football League. ESPN will air one NFL Wild Card playoff game starting this season in January 2015. The agreement to give ESPN one playoff game is part of the alleged Worldwide Leader’s eight-year contract that begins in 2014 […]

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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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2015 Pro Bowl to be Played in Arizona; 2016 Back in Hawaii

Just announced by the National Football League, the always-maligned Pro Bowl will be played at University of Phoenix Stadium, the site of Super Bowl XLIX. As it has for the past five seasons, the Pro Bowl will be played the week prior to the Big Game. The Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January […]

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NFL Network to Look Back at Five Historic NFL Drafts

Starting this Wednesday and airing every Wednesday leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft, NFL Films and NFL Network take a look at five particular drafts that made history. Beginning with the 1964 Draft and then the 1974, 1984, 1994 and 2004 Drafts, NFL Films looks at the moments that made the event what it […]

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Expect a Strong Thursday Night Football Schedule for CBS

This being reported by John Ourand at Sports Business Journal. He writes that as the National Football League schedule is about to be released (most likely within a week), media executives expect the first year of Thursday Night Football to be filled with very good matchups, even surpassing the Monday Night Football slate on ESPN. […]

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Some Weekend Sports Media Thoughts

Time for a long overdue sports media post. You get three columns-in-one. Nice concept for you. If you don’t know the name Sandy Grossman in the pantheon of sports television, you should. He was the “A” director on the NFL on CBS and Fox, the NBA on CBS, the NHL on Fox and directed two […]

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Trent Green Joins the NFL on CBS

Former St. Louis Rams and Kansas City quarterback Trent Green will become a game analyst for the NFL on CBS next season. The network had a slot open after the retirement of Dan Dierdorf. There’s no word as of yet to with whom he will partner in the 2014 season. Green has been working with […]

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 […]

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