23 August 2016

2016 NFL on CBS Announcers

As approach the 57th season of the NFL on CBS, we have just got our eyes on the announcers that CBS Sports will be utilizing this season. And if you were expecting some big-league wholesale changes from last season, you will be disappointed.

So without further ado, let's take a look at the announcers for the NFL on CBS in 2016.

21 August 2016

2016-17 NBA on ESPN Schedule

The much-ballyhooed new NBA television contract commences this upcoming NBA season and with that, ESPN and ABC will combine to air more games than ever before. On the ESPN side, it all begins on Wednesday, October 26th.

Here is the 2016-17 schedule, to be filled in with announcers all season long, for the NBA on ESPN.

2016-17 NBA on ABC Schedule

The much-ballyhooed new NBA television contract commences this upcoming NBA season and with that, ESPN and ABC will combine to air more games than ever before. On the ABC side, it all begins on Christmas Day.

Here is the 2016-17 schedule, to be filled in with announcers all season long, for the NBA on ESPN (on ABC).

2016-17 NBA on TNT Schedule

The much-ballyhooed new NBA television contract commences this upcoming NBA season and with that, the NBA on TNT will add a Monday night doubleheader to their trademark Thursday doubleheaders after MLK Day. It all kicks off on opening night, Tuesday, October 25th.

Here is the 2016-17 schedule, to be filled in with announcers all season long, for the NBA on TNT.

20 August 2016

The NFL is being incredibly obtuse about Thursday Night Football and Mike Tirico

(NBC)
When NBC Sports announced the addition of Mike Tirico to the network, one of the roles that was reportted was that he would be the play-by-play announcer for their piece of the Thursday Night Football package. But now according to the New York Daily News, the NFL nipped that idea right in the bud and their rationale is quite silly.

18 August 2016

After the Argentina win, should we still be concerned about Team USA in Rio?

(Getty Images)
Considering that Team USA basketball was able to sweep right through the preliminary round of the 2016 Summer Olympics, you would have thought that things were just going swimmingly heading into the knockout round, right? Well not quite, considering that the United States barely survived their final three games of the prelims, all closer than expected against Australia, Serbia and France (winning by a combined 16 points), there may have been some serious doubt that Team USA would still get gold.

And then they went out and smacked Argentina by 27 points yesterday. So after a strong performance like that one, should everybody just relax? Well, maybe not just yet.

17 August 2016

B-Flo 360 Podcast - August 17, 2016

As we approach the conclusion of the 2016 Summer Olympics, who better to break it all down than Fanatic Radio's Mike Gardner? Mike and Flo will break down Team USA's performance this far, including the struggles of USA Basketball, the brilliance of USA Gymnastics, as well as all the other shenanigans that have taken place in Rio these past two weeks.

All of that action on the latest B-Flo 360 Podcast.

2016 Fox College Football Announcers

The Big Ten may be a year away but there is plenty of quality action to be witnessed this college football season on Fox and on FS1. And with that in mind, we now have the announcers crews that Fox will utilize this fall, with some changes. Let's take a look.

14 August 2016

2016 College Football Predictions

It certainly was not easy against the Clemson Tigers this past January in Glendale but it was the Alabama Crimson Tide that came out on top on last year's College Football Playoff. As another college football campaign is literally right around the corner, both programs look to be contenders to make it to the semifinals this year but we all know there are a bunch of quality clubs that should be right in the mix.

Who will make it to college football's final four and who will come out on top this January? Here are my predictions for the 2016 college football season.

13 August 2016

Fanatic Radio 8/10/16 - We're Number Two

Live from Rio, Fanatic Radio breaks down the intitial events of the XXXI Olympiad from the questionable play of Team USA basketball, field hockey, judo, to swimming. Speaking of swimming, after his recent gold medals, Mike and Ben discuss where Michael Phelps is on the greatest athletes list and what we should expect next week as track and wrestling begin.

Some much baseball news and we got you covered. The curious case of Alex Rodriguez, Yasiel Puig, Tim Tebow, the Pope and more on the Millennials Show.