Category Archives: TV/radio

Time Warner not on SEC Network bandwagon yet

With Friday’s news that cable giant Comcast has reached an agreement to carry the SEC Network, Time-Warner is left as one of the few large carriers that has not signed on with the conference’s new television network. Neither DirecTV satellite … Continue reading

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This could be trouble

.@billsimmons with @boogiecousins for the new B.S. Report coming soon! pic.twitter.com/uyIGRDvKcC — Grantland (@Grantland33) July 15, 2014

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World Cup draws record American TV audience

Looks as if this World Cup drew the biggest American soccer audiences in history. In fact, Germany’s 1-0 win over Argentina in the World Cup final drew more than 26 million viewers, making it the most-watched soccer match in U.S. history. … Continue reading

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ESPN compares everything — yes, everything — to LeBron

Immediately after Germany stunned host Brazil 7-1 in the semifinals of the World Cup, a ESPN SportsCenter anchor compared it to LeBron James and the Heat “getting their butts kicked” by the Spurs in the NBA Final. With ESPN, everything … Continue reading

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Dick Vitale gets a little carried away

I love Dick Vitale. A nicer guy you will not meet. That being said, ESPN’s hyperactive college basketball analyst gets a bit carried away when he writes about Kentucky’s basketball team for 2014-15. An excerpt: This will be the most … Continue reading

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I thought Bill Simmons stunk on draft — but not all agree

I stepped right smack in the middle of it Thursday night when, during the NBA Draft, I tweeted out a knock of ESPN’s coverage. I praised Jay Bilas. I was lukewarm about Jalen Rose. I said Bill Simmons was just plain … Continue reading

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World Cup television schedule: June 26

World Cup television schedule today — a big day: Germany 1, United States 0 Portugal 2, Ghana 1 4 p.m.: South Korea vs. Belgium at Arena Corinthians, Sao Paulo (ESPN) 4 p.m.: Algeria vs. Russia at Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre … Continue reading

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World Cup television schedule: June 25

World Cup television schedule today: Argentina 3, Nigeria 2 Bosnia-Herzegovina 3, Iran 1 Ecuador 0, France 0 Switzerland 3, Honduras 0 Click here for World Cup results and schedule in Excel.

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World Cup television schedule: June 24

We’re winding down toward the end of group play in the World Cup. Columbia is in good shape in Group C and meets winless Japan on Tuesday. If Ivory Coast can take care of business against Greece, which has yet … Continue reading

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Press release on UK’s new multi-media rights deal

UK announced this morning that it has signed a $210 million, 15-year deal with JMI Sports for multi-media rights. This is a considerable increase over the $80.5 million, 10-year deal the school had with IMG. Here is the UK press … Continue reading

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