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@rbs99 That's right. Good ole Dary Danielson is coming out off of his dairy farm to replace Gary Danielson in the booth. Wah ha ha ha!
4 days, 17 hours ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/week-9-college-football-announcing-schedule.html
I'll let the numbers speak for themselves. Here's the number of matches each commentator has called for Fox since Gus Johnson was let go. I think it's clear who their #1 guy will be.
JP Dellacamera- 17
John Strong- 9
Mark Rogondino- 6
Justin Kutcher- 3
Jenn Hildreth- 3
Steve Cangialosi- 2
Glenn Davis- 1
Mark Followill- 1
As for why Dellacamera isn't calling a semifinal or championship match for CONCACAF Women's Qualifying, he is doing the NBCSN MLS game the Friday of the semi's and is doing Philadelphia's regular season finale on Comcast the day of the championship.
It also seems clear this is the pecking order when you look that Dellacamera is the #1 announcer for CONCACAF Champions on FOX and Strong is #2.
1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/first-look-fox-soccer-post-gus-johnson.html
Also tonight is the FXFL Week 2.
One game can be caught on ESPN3 and the following RSN's:
Untamed Sports TV
Soul of the South TV
Youtoo Social TV
Comcast (check local affiliate to see if it's regular of +)
7:30 PM- Boston Brawlers vs. Brooklyn Bolts
8 PM- Blacktips vs. Omaha
2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/viewing-picks-october-15-2014.html
@ShawnDiIorio @iveyjanette_207 He's calling Baylor @ West Virginia on FS1 Saturday.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/tim-brando-will-replace-mike-goldberg-nfl-fox-sunday.html
@iveyjanette_207 @BroncosItaly @tomhoffarth Craig Bolerjack is working for ESPN calling games for ESPN3. He also does the New Orleans Saints preseason games.
@tonyc Clearly it would be a mistype then. They were saying Albert was calling more games, and they were saying he must have received a promotion because he was calling the Western Finals. However Strader was calling the Paraly,pics in Sochi at the same time, which Albert likely would have been calling had the Rangers not still been in the playoffs. With Albert being the pxp voice of the Rangers on radio, he was needed here, so they had to send Strader instead to Russia while Albert took over the games he would have done. No promtion or demotion was ever done.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/2014-15-nhl-tv-guide.html
@eslrush Last season Strader was doing the Paralympics in Sochi when Albert was doing the Western Conference Finals, so he wasn't available. I wouldn't call that a demotion. Most of the broadcasts last season also had Strader & Albert calling games the same night. So exactly how is that a demotion?
3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/2014-15-nhl-tv-guide.html
Tonight also marks the debut of the FXFL on ESPN3 and select regional markets.
3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/viewing-picks-october-8-2014.html
Fox Sports Radio won't be dropping any of their current shows. However they will be dropping the hours on a couple of them, and quite a few will be moving time slots. This is the lineup beginning November 3.
6 AM- Fox Sports Daybreak w/ Andy Furman & Mike North
9 AM- The Dan Patrick Show
Noon- The Rich Eisen Show
3 PM- Jay Mohr Sports (new time slot)
6 PM- Steve Gorman Sports (new time slot, now only 2 hours)
8 PM- JT "The Brick" with Tom Looney (new time slot, now only 3 hours)
11 PM- Fox Sports Tonight w/ Jason Smith (new time slot, now only 3 hours)
2 AM- The Ben Maller Show
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fox-sports-radio-will-picking-rich-eisen-show.html
@myswagr I am going to speak as one who has taken broadcast classes here. One of the first things you are taught in broadcast courses is to IGNORE comments from the fans. You can only improve through experience, not from game-to-game. I have never seen an announcer improve unless they have continual exposure to the sport and the opportunity to call it frequently. In the case of TBS, where they don't start broadcasting games now until virtually the All-Star game, they don't have the opportunity to let them improve. And like it or not, corporate offices always think certain broadcasters are better than they actually are.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/underwhelming-tbs-broadcast-sucks-excitement-classic-game.html
@myswagr No need to be insolent with your response. If you're at a party, then of course you can't listen on the radio. However if I were at a party, I wouldn't be worrying about the game at all. I would be at it to socialize with my peers. All I'd care about is the final score.
Let me point this out to you. Whomever said you need a computer to listen to the games? Last time I checked you probably have a smart phone or an iPhone. Last time I checked ESPN Radio is available on tuneIN and at ESPNRadio.com. Those are realistic possibilities. Should you choose an alternative audio, there are ways to make it happen.
And while I don't go out and party and such like you mention, I have talked with my brother who used to do that very thing. He did it at sports bars. Most of them were more than willing to use the ESPN Radio audio feed over the TV feed. If you want that option, talk to the people in advance, and many times they will make it available.
The games are on Wednesday's & Friday's, not Tuesday's & Wednesday's.
Matt, the fourth team (the Black Tips) became a traveling team because they were unable to secure a venue to play their home games in Florida. So while you may want a team in Orlando, apparently the city doesn't agree with your desire.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/
This is just my opinion, but anyone complaining about the TBS broadcast should be forced to listen to ESPN Radio's broadcast of Tigers/ Orioles. You'd quickly change your mind on the TBS broadcast after hearing Berman calling the game. "Back, back, back." Besides, I have no sympathy considering that you could easily mute the TBS broadcast and listen to Jon Sciambi & Chris Singleton on ESPN Radio, who did this particular game, are doing Angels/ Royals, and will be doing the ALCS (same as Ernie Johnson, Ron Darling, & Cal Ripken).
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/underwhelming-tbs-broadcast-sucks-excitement-classic-game.html
@CUbsfan Former sideline reporter for A&M on FSN. She now works for ESPN & SEC Network typically covering Texas Universities. She is a cancer survivor. She is an A&M grad.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/week-6-college-football-announcing-schedule.html
@eslrush Vin Scully would like a comment with you. And most people would place Duane Kuiper above Costas as well.
4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/underwhelming-tbs-broadcast-sucks-excitement-classic-game.html
I don't think the taunting is the issue here. This is Simmons third strike. Yes, the other two were twitter suspensions, but this i his third strike with the network, and that is what no one is discussing. Each suspension is supposed to be more strict than the last since it shows he isn't learning what he should be. The last one was two weeks, so 3 weeks makes perfect sense when you go last offense plus one week.
1 month ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/bill-simmons-suspension-one-harshest-espn-history.html
The BYUtv rebroadcast used Andy Boyce & Lauren Francom on the sidelines instead of Spencer Linton & Kathy Aiken. Looks like Linton has replaced Alema Harrington on Countdown to Kickoff for home games.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/week-3-college-football-announcing-schedule.html
Kris Budden has been assigned to Fox college football's #2 team with Joe Davis & Joey Harrington.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://fangsbites.com/nfl/your-2014-week-1-nfl-primer.html
I've never understood Fox's thinking. The game no Fox Soccer plus this year has been a simulcast of the game they are airing on FSN. Why don't they make it where Fox Soccer Plus airs a game as well? I think fans would rather have the choice of choosing between 4 televised games (FS1, FS2, FSN, Fox Soccer Plus) and a streamed game (ESPN3) rather than have a service that most of them can't get.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fox-developing-a-red-zone-type-channel-for-uefa-champions-league.html
@CUbsfan She wasn't listed in the announcement when CBS Sports Network released their CFB announcing lineups for 2014. However she has apparently replaced Lauren Gardner on the MWC game of the week w/ Carter Blackburn's crew while Lauren Gardner has moved over to CBSSN's AAC coverage. The other two (Gallo & Collins) were listed in CBSSN's release of CFB broadcasters for 2014.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/your-week-2-college-football-announcing-schedule-2.html
@CUbsfan She is the sports director at WTVJ. She has previously served as a weekend anchor at WLNE.
@CUbsfan Gallo is a reporter who graduated from Texas Tech University. She currently works at KEYE in Austin as a reporter.
@CUbsfan She's is a reporter for NESN. She replaced Jenny Dell on Red Sox broadcasts and has been the reporter for most Bruins games.
@CUbsfan NBC release done earlier today also lists him as a sideline analyst for the game- http://nbcsportsgrouppressbox.com/2014/09/05/michigan-notre-dame-football-on-nbc-by-the-numbers/
All announcing changes I'm aware of, and there are a few, are posted on my sports blog- http://eyeonskyandairsports.blogspot.com/2014/09/2014-college-football-division-1-week-2.html
@CUbsfan Every report I've seen has him acting as a sideline analyst for this game. It should be noted he wasn't listed on any sites last week, but he is this week. So it's probably a one time thing for the season or an experiment to see if they should expand it to be this way regularly.
@eslrush The NFL is doing what they call cross swapping games this season. It allows a good game that would get more viewers (like Pittsburgh/ Baltimore if both teams are good) to be moved from a Noon start or 4:05 PM start on CBS, should CBS have a single game, to FOX at 4:25 PM. In turn FOX has to turn over one of their games to CBS. It applies both ways, but the NFL has a set a limit on the number of times it can be done. I think that number is 8.
Four games have been cross swapped that I know of, which is 2 of the 8 that can be done. Buffalo at Chicago and Buffalo at Detroit have been moved from CBS to FOX. Atlanta at Cincinnati and the Thanksgiving Chicago at Detroit game have been moved from FOX to CBS. Additional games could be cross swapped, but those 4 are already locked in.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/your-week-1-nfl-announcing-schedule-2.html
FS2 airs CONCACAF Champions soccer, UEFA Champions soccer, Australian Rules Football, NRL Rugby, Big East basketball, NASCAR practices, and serves as the overflow station for games on FS1 or FOX. They have a decent amount of live sports that is only growing as FOX continues to compile more properties They just need to make people aware of what they are airing.
2 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fox-sports-2-is-a-barren-wasteland.html
What they really need to do is make it where those who live in the market of a team, like the Astros or Dodgers, can watch the games even if your providers don't carry them.
That, and they need to make it where you can always watch the games that your local provider isn't carrying.
2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/mlb-tv-is-reviewing-blackouts-for-the-2015-season.html
No love for women's college soccer?
6 PM- Colorado State at Colorado- Pac-12
7 PM- Georgia at Ole Miss- SEC Network
8 PM- Oklahoma State at Oklahoma- FCS Central
8 PM- TCU at Washington State- Pac-12 (minus BAY & LA)
8 PM- San Francisco at Cal- Pac-12 BAY & LA
2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://fangsbites.com/late-night-viewing-choices/fridays-viewing-picks-91.html
10 PM- Maryland at UCLA- Pac-12
2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/viewing-picks-for-august-22-2014.html
It should be noted that CBS has said they plan to use local sideline reporters for games that don't currently have one, so the list could still change to include those reporters.
2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://fangsbites.com/andrew-catalon/nfl-on-cbs-announcing-assignments-for-weeks-1-2-of-the-2014-nfl-season.html
One sideline reporter known for CBSSN is that Sheehan Stanwick Burch will be doing the Navy games, as he had them last year. Rashan Ali will do the Patriot League matches from the sideline and could do a few others.
2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/your-2014-college-football-tv-primer.html
Missing- ESPNU Friday Night will be Mark Neely & Mike Bellotti.
Also missing is the American Sports Network.
The 3 CUSA ASN broadcast teams are:
Ron Thulin/ Keith Moreland
Dave Armstrong/ Dave Lapham
Mike Gleason/ Jim Donnan
Bill Hazen will be a fill-in play-by-play for select CUSA games.
ASN will also have at least one team covering the CAA & Patriot League, 1 team doing the Big South, and 1- 2 teams doing the Southern Conference.
I enjoy the coverage, but I would like it if they made the team colors at the top next to the logo the colors of the uniforms instead the the standard team colors.
2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/nbcs-epl-coverage-is-virtually-unchanged-and-thats-fine.html
It should be noted that NFL Network will use the home team for all the broadcasts except Cleveland/ Detroit. Also Kurt Warner said this is the first of 3 games he and Ari Wolfe will do. The other two are Denver/ San Francisco and Pittsburgh/ Philadelphia.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://fangsbites.com/nfl/nfl-network-begins-preseason-week-1-with-four-live-games.html
Eric Karros is w/ Alberts according to Alberts on his Twitter account. Brian Anderson, Ron Darling, & Cal Ripken Jr. doing Sunday's TBS game.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/your-mlb-announcing-schedule-for-84-810.html
@f946723 Why wait that long? Preseason starts tomorrow, and College Football starts August 23 but starts getting heavy on August 28.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/local-mlb-ratings-are-smashing-nearly-everything-else-this-summer.html
Say what you like, but I enjoy Blackburn's calls. He calls the game as it is while trying to be comedic when the game becomes a blowout. Frankly they couldn't have gotten someone better from ESPN to takeover Catalon's spot as the #1 CFB announcer on the network.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/carter-blackburn-returns-to-cbscbs-sports-network.html
@tonyc Nothing anti about my comment. I watch the NHL on NBCSN, and I watched the Olympics on NBCSN. I will occasionally catch soccer on NBCSN as well. When does NASCAR take place though? It will be mostly Saturday and Sunday afternoons. So they are trading a property that typically airs in primetime, which has growing ratings, for a property that airs in the afternoon, which has had declining ratings. How exactly does that help NBCSN, and how does it change that nothing comes close to NBCSN's ratings for the Olympics, which makes it their most desirable package? It doesn't. My point was that Fox has the more desirable inventory, and NASCAR won't do anything to change that, especially since NBCSN already airs Formula 1 and IndyCar. All it does it make it more of a niche channel.
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/nbcsn-throws-some-serious-shade-at-fox-sports-1.html
For what it's worth, they were up against Manchester United on FOX in the first slot and the UFC on FOX in the late slot. I'd attribute both of those as being reasons more than ESPN's friendly. If I were a betting man I'd say both of those probably beat ESPN.
What I'd really be interesting in seeing is how Fox Sports 2's ratings compared to the late night MLB game, seeing as Fox Sports 2 had on the ICC Cup at the same time as that late MLB game.
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/mlb-on-fox-sports-1-was-beaten-by-exhibition-soccer-on-espn2-saturday.html
Hate to say this, but we'll see how they compare next year at the same time when NBCSN has lost Major League Soccer and Fox Sports 1 has gained the Bundesliga, Major League Soccer, and the World Cup. One thing's for certain, and that is Fox Sports 1's inventory is still a lot more attractable than NBCSN's. The best thing NBCSN has going for them is the Olympics.
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/nbcsn-throws-some-serious-shade-at-fox-sports-1.html
@sir boxington Then you are mistaken, beause I rarely comment in any thread unless I have a strong opinion or prsonal expierence. I can only think of 1 other ESPN thread I have ever commented in, not counting Longhorn Network threads.
4 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/watchespn-having-streaming-issues-for-usa-germany.html
@sir boxington I know you're kidding, but you really don't know me considering that LeBron and Manziel and my LEAST favorite players because of their cocky, snobbish attitudes towards the press. No. My co-worker and I flipped it on during the pre-game for 1 reason and 1 reason only, the weather. We knew about the rain and the flooded streets. We knew they said it would be evaluated an hour before gametime to determine playability. I never said we watched the pregame. I said we turned it on at that time. No reason to turn it off when you can just mute it. Maybe if you had said Romo and Aikman you would have gotten it right, but ven then it would be unlikely.
Didn't have any problems here on my computer. Then again, I logged on for pregame, so it may have ended up first come, first serve.
This will mean big changes for CBS Sports Network as well since Catalon was on their #1 college football broadcast team.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/nfl-on-cbs-broadcast-teams-revealed-for-2014-season.html
Apparently this journalist student needs to take a refresher course on research, because Nowkhah was the host last year and Peterson was the anlyst. This journalist stuent makes you think Peterson was the host and doesn't meton that Nowkhah was involved last year at all. Lucky for him I'm not a professor, because I would gie him an F for inaccurate facts right then and there.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://fangsbites.com/college-baseball/guest-column-espns-bases-loaded-is-fun-television.html
I wouldn't be shocked if she ends up on CAA or Ivy League broadcasts on NBCSN.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/alex-flanagan-being-replaced-on-notre-dame-football-and-football-night-in-america.html
I could easily see Brando calling games for SEC Network, even if it isn't the game of the week. They have 5 games in week 1, 6 in week 2, and 3 in week 4. It look like most weeks they will have a minimum of 3 games. Brando coud easily be the voice of the #2 broadcast team with Dave Neal as play-by-play voice 3. I could also see his radio show joining Paul Finebaum on SEC Network as a simulcast.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/tim-brando-reportedly-joining-sec-network.html
For what it's worth, ESPN Classic does air 1 HSCU game live each yearrand like stories, I would prefer thy do the stories mostly in morning and aftenoons and move some of the exclusive ESPN3content onto TV.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/espns-next-logical-move-is-to-repurpose-espn-classic-to-a-storytelling-channel.html