29 August 2015

Is Steve Ballmer poised to radically change local broadcast rights?

(Getty)
Since a landmark television deal between the New York Yankees and MSG Network in 1989, regional sports networks have become the dominant homes for local sports broadcasting rights. These rights have become exponentially more lucrative over the past decade, leading many to speculate as to whether a bubble could be ready to burst. It hasn't burst yet but Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer may be poised to revolutionize the way fans watch their favorite teams.

25 August 2015

2015 NFL on CBS Announcers

Super Bowl 50 will be on CBS in February so you know it will be a big season for the NFL on CBS this year, as well as with the return of Thursday Night Football. The announcing teams have now been released so let's take a look.

20 August 2015

2015 College Football on CBS Sports Network Announcers

CBS Sports Network will be keeping it real with a ton of college football action this season with action from the American, Conference USA, MAC, Mountain West as well as Army and Navy home games. The season will conclude with CBSSN's first ever bowl game, the inaugural AutoNation Cure Bowl. A number of announcers will be used for all of their action so let's take a look of whom.

18 August 2015

Which college football head coaches are on the hot seat in 2015?

(AnnArbor.com)
The coaching carousel never stops spinning in the world of college football, meaning that there are a number of coaches that enter a fresh new college football season with their jobs on the line. To whom could I possibly be referring to? Here's my analysis of the coaches on the hot seat for 2015.

14 August 2015

2015-16 NBA on ESPN Schedule


The Association returns to ESPN at the end of October for its 14th consecutive season of covering the NBA. As in previous years, we will see doubleheaders on Wednesday and Fridays. With that in mind, here is the complete schedule for the NBA on ESPN.

2015-16 NBA on ABC Schedule

The NBA will be enjoying its 14th year on ABC this season with a new wrinkle: instead of Sunday doubleheaders, ABC will be airing games on Saturday nights and on Sunday afternoons. ABC's coverage begins with a Christmas doubleheader as part of a quintupleheader along with ESPN. Let's take a look at the 2015-16 schedule for the NBA on ABC.

2015-16 NBA on TNT Schedule

This upcoming season will be the 26th season of NBA action on TNT and just as in years past, TNT's schedule will predominantly be on Thursday nights as well as some action on Tuesday nights as well. Let's take a look at the 2015-16 schedule for the NBA on TNT.

13 August 2015

2015 College Football Predictions

(Daily Emerald)
The College Football Playoff debuted last season and was by all accounts a major success, especially if you bleed scarlet and gray. Even after being left for dead following an embarrassing home loss to Virginia Tech and the loss of not one but two starting quarterbacks, the Buckeyes of Ohio State upset Alabama in the Sugar Bowl and then beat Oregon in the National Championship Game to win their eighth national title. Can they meet the preseason expectations an repeat as national champs? Or will somebody claim the title belt?

It is time for my predictions for the upcoming 2015 college football campaign.

11 August 2015

2015 NFL on Fox Announcers

As so many people have been asking me about when the NFL announcing teams would be coming up, in this case for the NFL on Fox, we know can answer that question. Fox Sports announced their NFL announcers for the upcoming season today so let's take a look.

06 August 2015

2015 ESPN College Football Announcers

There may not be as many major announcing changes this year as we saw last year but as always, ESPN has tinkered and made some slight changes to their announcing crews (as to their studio teams). We now have said announcing teams so let's take a look.