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@benchwarmerjim Looks like you and a handful of other viewers are gluttons for punishment to continue you to watch this disaster of a sports highlight show. Even if you dislike ESPN there are other sources on the web and elsewhere that is more enjoyable than FS1.
1 week, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fox-sports-lives-ratings-rollercoaster.html
So Yoder TV and Sport personalities get paid to speak alll the time, what's the big f'n deal if SAS gets a check to do what every person with a mike or wears a uniform at some point in their career will do?Sounds like someone is jealous and articles like this point to the hypocrisy of this blog and so called writers like you, which tries to make news with your commentary than just report the news...oh sounds familiar like a certain show you seem to hate but can't stop writing about... hater in tha houze! Why you mad bra?
1 week, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/university-florida-paid-stephen-smith-26500-speak-students-reason.html
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/giants-royals-game-7-draws-unsurprisingly-massive-ratings.html
This guy sucks. Him and Danielson never shuts up, they kill the moment with their constant chatter and what's up with Vern grunting- ummm all the time? Just my opinion but I have noo love for Lundquist at all.
4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/five-decades-booth-verne-lundquist-still-going-strong.html
How are consistent the internal discipline policies at AA, or NYT, or CBS, or GM, or Ford, or Target, or Macy's or...
Why this site is obsessed with this matter is ridiculous. Unless its a criminal act or harms the public, why does it matter? No one is created equal in the workforce
1 month ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/espn-double-standard-skip-bayless-bill-simmons.html
'I don’t know if there’s a show in the sports television that garners as much attention for its changing cast as ESPN’s NBA Countdown"
I think this is one of the few sites that actually care to even report about it, so really where is alll the attention?
1 month ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/espn-wont-replace-bill-simmons-nba-countdown.html
Back to the sidelines Rach...at least you got paid. Maybe join Gumbel's group on HBO's island of angry jaded misfit former high-profile "sports reporters"
1 month ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/rachel-nichols-cnn-show-cancelled.html
Moving the ALCS and NLCS games to cable is just going to fast track killing the sport for casual viewers outside of the markets of teams patrticipating....
1 month ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fs1-experiencing-huge-growth-thanks-mlb-playoffs.html
I'm shocked people actually care which station is #1 or #2 etc. Watch what you like. MoFo's like AA stir the pot with this nonsense reporting. Most of you dudes must be over 35 or shareholders of Fox parent co...
1 month, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/will-fox-sports-1-outside-looking-next-decade.html
@BubSnub @storgz Sports aint political driven viewing like libs vs consv, bra. Your'e right about the content, but ESPN has the pockets under Disney to probably spend more than Fox
I dont think the viewing public cares or puts as much empahsis on who broke the story "first". With the internet its less of a factor who is first, than the actual complete reporting of the story, regardless . Obviously guys like Fang and other media hacks care about it since they feel its some kind a merit of recognition. Plus we should really weigh what is storyline is being "broken". Is it any shock that this guy Jamies Winston is in hot water again. This is like breaking the news that Lindsey Lohan is in trouble with the law again. Lets put it in the proper pserspective- which is asking a lot for the shock driven crap this website tends to spew. Read it for its entertainment, therefore everything with a big grain of salt
1 month, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fox-sports-breaks-latest-jameis-winston-story-needs-break-investigations.html
Why the f**k do you care what he does or who he see's on his personal time to the point that you would write an article about it Lucia? Then you guys at AA trash ESPN for reporting this very type of nonsense?
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/
@Above1stBase Funny they "luck" their way. Play 162 games win 2 series to get to the NLCS and this fool cause it luck... Hey bra, that's why they play the games. You mad? Have another shot of hateraid, busta
People may not watch, but they didn't win because those two teams were lucky, Its because of what they have- STONES. Grow a pair nats and dodgers and one day you won't choke
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/mlb-postseason-quite-well-nationally-locally-far.html
Reminded me of commentary and opinion by Fox News after a Republican political speech on TV. Shamelessly biased. It was not just Luntz and Pam Oliver but also Jay Glazer singing the praises of Goodell's speech. Glazer was more gaurded, but said that the noise around Goodell would not quite down because of the media, implying that Goodell handled his business and if this continues its because the media outlets are keeping it going since Goodell has put this to rest with his speech.
2 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/nfl-flack-frank-luntz-loved-roger-goodells-press-conference.html
And let the 4 letter network bash-a-rama post-athon replies BEGIN!...
2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/espn-inconsistent-discipline-dont-treat-everyone-treat-everyone-fairly.html
not sure why this website is so gaga over this reporter man. It tries to create buzz about her on a on going basis. She has said some incredibly dumb things as much as anything of substance, but this site holds her on high
2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/katie-nolan-lays-down-a-must-see-challenge-to-the-sports-media.html
Why would FS1 even put these guys on?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/now-tmz-is-contradicting-themselves-with-their-ray-rice-reporting.html
Disturbing and sad. Lets see how Roger G. spins this. Now that he has viewed this video for the first time- allegedly... Sugar Ray Rice should get at least a year, if not banned. How could the police not charge this guy? That's the real question
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/peter-king-contradicts-nfl-statement-that-the-league-never-saw-the-ray-rice-video.html
You guys are so gullible... "She urged me to put this out there". Let's be honest, Her publicist told her to put it out there on the internet. No way she doesnt discuss with her pub before even doing it. Why take a picture at all and oh right at the moment that captures the cut
Would have been more sincere if she kept it private and then someone asked her why.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/charissa-thompson-wins-the-internet-this-week.html
Didn't think it was possible but ESPN covers the major tennis events much better than the networks ever could. Througout the year having the same consistant announcers and crew cover not only the majors but the tourneys in between, ESPN has stepped up similar to the world cup in production and coverage.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2011-articles/the-top-five-moments-of-the-u-s-open-on-cbs.html
ESPN is the reason why the Buffalo Bills never won a Super Bowl
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/bills-player-blames-espn-for-michael-sam-being-out-of-a-job.html
I don't get how Faux claims its the "fun" network. I'll take Stan Verrett and Neil Everett or Jay Harris, Steve Levey or Bucci, Van Pelt, Anderson, Flores or Mayne any day over that Jay and Dan disaster. In fact if Faux hires anyone of those guys I might watch. Mike Hill was a good steal from Bristol and I like his style and chops, but the rest of their crew seems b-list like or tries too hard to be funny. Sports itself is entertaining, it's like Faux Sports almost wants to do highlights with a laugh track
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/now-its-your-chance-to-grade-fox-sports-1s-first-year.html
Geez, how many articles is this site going to keep regurgitating about this network?
Its like a gossip column. Can't grip why anyone would care one way or another, its just a broadcast, sometimes good, sometimes bad
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/10-questions-for-year-two-of-fox-sports-1.html
That lead pic of Onrait says it all as far as I why I can't watch Faux Sports 1
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/the-10-most-fun-moments-of-fox-sports-1.html
its a bad, bad show, end of story. (no not bad as in good, bad as in awful).
Jay and Dan suck
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/why-fox-sports-live-has-been-a-failure-and-how-fs1-can-still-save-it.html
for the most part I thought Billick was pretty good, sure had a few slip ups but nothing near the Dick Stockton zone
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/what-we-know-about-the-nfl-on-fox-in-2014.html
@jayhollenkamp @Livineasy agreed.
btw i meant "Is it wrong for a man to put his hands on a woman under any circumstances, even if she did push his buttons? YES
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/video-stephen-a-smith-apologizes-for-domestic-violence-comments.html
Berman is so painful calling anything except maybe the highlights...even that's rough with his corny nicknames
3 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/
@stholeary or sites like AA exist solely because of shows like First Take.
Both sensationalize and hype non-stories to death. Both speculate and bombast opinion to generate viewers. Pot meet the Kettle
3 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/stephen-a-smith-ben-roethlisberger-has-never-come-across-as-a-bad-guy.html
Still don't see what the big deal was in what he said in the first place.
Can a woman provoke and push a man's buttons which may contribute to an issue getting out of hand? Yes. Is it wrong for a man to put his hands on a woman under any circumstances, even if she did push his buttons? No. That's basically what he was saying
3 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/video-stephen-a-smith-apologizes-for-domestic-violence-comments.html
@jpk0721 @JoshTheRadioDude down goes RadioDude! Down goes RadioDude!
4 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fox-strikes-back-at-weei-pulls-all-advertising-from-station.html
@JoshTheRadioDude @jpk0721 nope, Josh me thinks you just lost...checkmate
If he said that, you might actually have a point
4 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/michelle-beadle-calls-out-first-take-for-ray-rice-segment.html
If you don't watch, why comment bra? Funny you say we as if we are all with you... if nobody watched the show would be cancelled. Remember "Crowd Goes Wild"?
Olberman called out the NFL and the NFL Network for their reporting of the Rice suspension (somehow this website missed it, because I thought it was a knife through the heart on the hypocrisy of the NFL, Roger G, and Chris Rose)
Dude seriously, do you really find the Man U & LA Galaxy win in the ratings over KC and Man City interesting or intriguing??? I think the bigger story is it barely won by 11k viewers
4 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/ratings-and-impressions-from-a-soccer-stacked-wednesday.html
Truth. I think you've nailed it
4 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/its-been-a-terrible-year-for-major-championship-golf-ratings.html
you sound like my grandpa. I bet you hate they all wear hats now too
Sure its all Berman's fault. Lowest WEEKEND ratings at the Masters since '57 because Berman and ESPN had such an effect that people couldn't even tune in on the WEEKEND when they aren't even announcing since its exclusively on CBS on the WEEKEND...Berman even chased viewers away from the FINAL round of the U.S. Open even though they weren't announcing on Sunday. You sure are a genius scallon!
Ugh, not more of Pereira...BTW what happened to Eddie George? Is he still around on the college pregame set?
4 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fox-announces-revamped-college-football-studio-broadcast-teams.html
@JoseTwitterFan You talk to Les Moonves or do you just regularly talk out of your ass in regards to the financial sensibilities of CBS?
4 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/the-only-real-chance-at-a-true-espn-competitor-this-decade-could-come-out-of-fox-acquiring-time-warner.html
Is this guy really a reporter or legit writer? This looks like something from National Enquirer, with maybe's and what is's and the kicker comment "I just couldn’t stop my mind from connecting dots"...
Please do stop Mr Koo. Your article reads like a segment from First Take, "lets make it an opinion of hyperbole"!
Well done Mr Koo, I'm sure Mr Murdoch is looking for the mole in his circle who tip you off.
And somehow the sun still rises
4 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/erin-andrews-off-fox-college-football-coverage.html
OOOhhh Great scoop Fang!
I like how your bio states "Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships" as if that's note worthy like you played or something.
I celebrate 2 SF Giants Championships but can't imagine putting that on my resume
4 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/nicks-kid-choice-sports-awards-beat-the-espys.html
@JohnDanknich @CrispinHavener weak sauce JohnDank, very weak sauce...
4 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/espns-fall-lineup-includes-more-football-and-colin-cowherd.html
@Mauch64 So dont watch. It's Entertainment stupid. Duh you know, like any award show.
No more overkill than the Oscars handing out statues to its own which is a publicity contest or Emmys best on TV totally subjective BS.
Guys like Mauch64 have no idea how to run a business. Look at the revenues ESPN pulls in for Disney. If the question is "why do they put on this trite meaningless broadcast yearly" the answer is "because they can". You are obviously closing in on 50 years of age and like the grumpy oldtimer you are, everything is
probably to much to handle
4 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/
Why is it if FS1 hypes itself as the "fun" alternative and have their two anchors running around the set like idiots they are somehow not themselves the news? I did not see much build-up to the set change on ESPN until 1 or 2 days before it happened. I bet unless people read about it on a site like this they knew nothing the set change. It seems it was a big build up in your mind because you've been reporting on it for many many months, not ESPN with countless promo's. If ESPN were to go away, this site would be done.
5 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/
Embrace Debate has already been well embraced by other network shows during the daytime...anyone see CNBC's Half-Time Report? They now have specific midday debate sessions daily, shades of First Take influence http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000274023
6 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/jamie-horowitz-is-reportedly-leaving-espn-for-the-today-show.html
ESPN has figured out that sports is just entertainment, and this draft event which they pretty much created by first broadcasting it in 89 is a prime example. NFLN does a good job, but they treat the draft like its a presidential news event, way too serious. People on this site love to hate on ESPN but I give them a better grade overall because its a far more entertaining watching experience than NFLN
6 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/nfl-network-nfl-draft-round-1-report-card.html