Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, July 12 Arena Football Arizona Rattlers at Spokane Shock — CBS Sports Network, 10 p.m. Boxing WBA Junior Middleweight Title Fight, MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, NV Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara — Pay per view, 9 p.m. Canelo vs. Lara: Countdown Live — Showtime, 7:30 p.m. CFL Calgary Stampeders at Toronto Argonauts — […]

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ESPN to Air 143rd Open Championship; Includes All-Tiger Channel

As we get ready for the fourth major tournament of the men’s professional golf calendar, ESPN has announced its coverage plans for the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England. With Tiger Woods expected to compete in the Open, ESPN will dedicate one complete feed on ESPN3 to the golfer on Thursday, July 17 […]

Friday’s Viewing Picks

Australian Rules Football Melbourne Demons vs. Geelong Cats — Fox Sports 2, 11:30 p.m. North Melbourne Kangaroos vs. St. Kilda Saints — Fox Soccer Plus, midnight Boxing Friday Night Fights, Shelton, WA Middleweights Mike Gavronski vs. Tureano Johnson — ESPN2, 9 p.m. CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Montreal Alouettes — TSN/ESPN3, 7 p.m. Ottawa RedBlacks […]

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Netherlands-Argentina Becomes Most-Watched World Cup Semifinal on ESPN

Well, the World Cup viewing records continue to fall for ESPN. A day after setting a record for the Brazil-Germany 7-1 blowout, ESPN set another standard for Wednesday’s Netherlands-Argentina game. On Tuesday, Brazil-Germany received a 4.2 rating and 6.643 million viewers. The Netherlands-Argentina match garnered a 4.3 rating and 6.823 million viewers. These numbers will […]

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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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Fang’s Bites Podcast No. 20 — Meet the New NFL AM Cast

In this podcast, we break some news. In this edition, the guest is Jeremy Louwerse, Executive Producer of NFL AM, NFL Network’s live four-hour morning show. In this podcast, Jeremy introduces us to the new cast of NFL AM. He introduces us to: Co-hosts Rhett Lewis and Erin Coscarelli; Co-analysts LaVar Arrington, Eric Davis and […]

Thursday’s Viewing Picks

Boxing Iron Mike Productions, Miami, FL IBF Junior Lightweight Title Argenis Mendez vs. Rances Barthelemy — Fox Sports 1, 10 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPNU, 5 p.m. Cycling Tour de France Stage 6: Arras to Reims — NBCSN, 8 a.m. Highlights — NBCSN, noon Extended Primetime Highlights — NBCSN, 8 p.m. Golf […]

Wednesday’s Viewing Picks

Boxing Golden Boy Live, Hard Rock Casino, Las Vegas, NV Super Welterweights Alfonso Gomez vs. Ed Paredes — Fox Sports 1, 10 p.m. All Access: Canelo vs. Lara, Episode 2 — Showtime, 9 p.m. College Baseball Cape Cod League Bourne Braves at Hyannis Harbor Hawks — Fox College Sports Atlantic, 6 p.m. College Football College […]

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Golf Channel Announces 22nd Cycle of Big Break

Golf Channel’s highest-rated original series, Big Break returns for a 22nd season in October. It will premiere on Tuesday, October 7 at 9 p.m. ET. The locale will be at the Barefoot Resort & Golf in Myrtle Beach, SC. Six men and six women will be part of the cast. The winner will get a […]

World Cup Announcing Assignments for Semifinals, 07/08 & 07/09/2014

Just four more match days in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It begins today with the first semifinal between the host country Brazil and a heavy favorite in Germany. And tomorrow will pit the 2010 runner-up Netherlands against another favorite, Argentina. Ian Darke and Steve McManaman call today’s game for ESPN while Jon Champion and […]

Tuesday’s Viewing Picks

College Football College Football Live — ESPNU, 5 p.m. Inside College Football: Summer Special — CBS Sports Network, 9 p.m. Cycling Tour de France, France Stage 4: Le Touquet-Paris-Plage to Lille Métropole — NBCSN, 7:30 a.m. Highlights — NBCSN, noon Extended Primetime Coverage — NBCSN, 8 p.m. Golf Inside the PGA Tour — Golf Channel, […]

Monday’s Viewing Picks

Arena Football Orlando Predators at Philadelphia Soul — ESPN2, 8 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN2, 5 p.m. Cycling Tour de France, England Stage 3: Cambridge to London — NBCSN, 7 a.m. Highlights — NBCSN, 2 p.m. Extended Highlights — NBCSN, 8 p.m. Golf The Golf Fix — Golf Channel, 7 p.m. Champions […]

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Brazil-Colombia Becomes Most Watched World Cup Quarterfinal on ESPN Networks

ESPN is certainly happy that there’s still interest in the World Cup despite the United States being eliminated earlier this week. Brazil vs. Colombia is now the most-watched World Cup quarterfinal on the networks of ESPN garnering a 3.6 fast national rating and just under 6.35 million viewers. So to the detractors of soccer and […]

World Cup Announcing Assignments for July 5, 2014

I did not provide you the announcing assignments for Friday’s games as I had to go the Emergency Room to deal with a breakout of hives. After getting a shot of Benadryl, I’m now much better, but it was a difficult night for me going into July 4th. Anyway, I’m fine now and here are […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, July 5 Arena Football Portland Thunder at Cleveland Gladiators — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m. Australian Rules Football Gold Coast Suns vs. Collingwood Magipies — Fox Sports 2, 2:30 a.m. Port Adelaide Power vs. Essendon Bombers — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders at Toronto Argonauts — TSN/ESPN2, 3 p.m. Cycling Tour […]

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