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Fantasy Football Now drew 111,000 viewers at 10 AM because hardly anyone knew it was on at that time, due to espn's lack of promoting it, i didn't know it was on until 959am that day.
6 days, 1 hour ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fs1-beats-espn-with-debut-of-new-fantasy-football-show.html
@floyd_pink its really easy to place blame on Goodell, but if he goes, who takes his place that can change things? the commissioner is just a puppet when you compare the problems that exist everywhere else, from greedy players, greedy executives, and most importantly, greedy owners, if you want real change, you have to make changes everywhere, not just at the top. And Goodell is not really the top, because he just panders to owners.
1 week, 3 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/will-controversy-and-over-saturation-lead-the-nfl-to-reach-its-cultural-apex.html
the negative headlines, other than the Redskins thing, are a result of people making bad decisions in life. a handful out of about 2000 players, and thousands of former players will consist of a few people who make bad choices, ad those kinds of people will exist in any organization. i really can't place a significant amount of blame the nfl for Rice beating his g/f, Sharper raping women, Hernandez killing people, and Incognito being a huge douche.
@DavidNascarguyHeller i'm not sorry for those who not happy and respond with profanities, as shown in those tweets. You deserve to get treated the way you treat others. For those who act professionally, you deserve better.
1 week, 3 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/dish-refusing-to-show-fs1-college-football-games.html
another case of the trolls winning, they must be proud.
1 week, 4 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/manchester-united-fan-quits-job-for-twitter-quits-twitter-in-five-days.html
Saying someone's first pitch was better than 50 cent's is like saying your team's defense was better than The Dallas Cowboy's was last year. Not a compliment.
1 week, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/at-least-katie-nolans-first-pitch-is-better-than-50-cent.html
the new one is awful. the 2012 was good. go back to that.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/the-evolution-of-the-nfl-on-fox-score-bug.html
maybe if people went to or watched their games...instead of trading away your leading scorer and then firing your coach after a conference finals appearance. who would want to get behind a team like that?
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/10-takeaways-from-the-2014-15-nba-tv-schedule.html
@stuie299 breaking news, big markets have alot of people in them, so of course from a business standpoint that's going to be the case, and even when the lakers are bad they get big publicity as a dumpster fire, same can be said for the Redskins awful run in 2013. it's not about how good you are, it's how popular you are.
i always liked mark lee's voice, hopefully he's doing hockey games somewhere next season.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/cbc-axes-veteran-sportscasters-steve-armitage-and-mark-lee.html
@Pat_Pending Charissa is a diva, not a fan of her IMO. Besides I do not expect her to stay at FS1 when shows like Extra are knocking on her door.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fox-sports-1-lost-the-expectations-game.html
his radio show sounds about as good as your comment about it.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/espn-suspends-max-kellerman-for-comments-on-domestic-violence.html
@hotincleveland nice ignorant comment there, calling all men at espn sexist. I'm sure you have insider information proving that as fact too.
@brandonfranze @Beaube Nett because teams do not want to risk losing the valuable 1 point they get from getting to OT, especially when you see how every point can matter in today's NHL. The best thing to do would give teams who win in regulation 3 points, like they do in the Olympics, and you will see teams taking a few more chances later in the game.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://bloguin.com/puckdrunklove/2014-articles/7-rules-the-nhl-needs-to-change.html
i cant expect this blackout rule to last much longer, maybe they can hold onto it for a few more years, but i expect it to be gone at some point.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/the-nfl-is-lobbying-the-fcc-to-keep-their-blackout-rule-intact.html
@TheAndyRichter because they aren't making enough money from the viewer. they still seem to think they are almighty and powerful, but it's only a matter of time before their empire ark blows a big hole.
@JimWilliamsOnTheAir i think it might be an error because another press release i read had them as the 3rd team.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/exclusive-nfl-on-fox-broadcast-teams-for-this-season.html
@MattScheerer because you can only work one sport right? Announcers can't do more than one sport.
1 month, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/fox-announces-revamped-college-football-studio-broadcast-teams.html
espn took it down.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/espys-social-media-reporter-has-red-carpet-epic-fail.html
not a fan of this idea, but if Oliver's future is in doubt, then it's understandable.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/erin-andrews-will-replace-pam-oliver-on-foxs-1-nfl-team.html
fs2 is not in hd on verizon either, it's not that awful, but still hope they eventually have that channel in hd.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/foxs-international-champions-cup-coverage-brings-more-exhibition-soccer-to-summer.html
i still feel that this is the model for the long term, anyone that did not expect bumps in the early going, is delusional.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/is-wwe-network-already-struggling.html
R.I.P. Leadoff. But Both Allie LaForce and Doug Gottlieb seemed destined for better things than a TV show that airs at midnight.
2 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/cbs-sports-network-cancels-lead-off-syndicates-doug-gottlieb-show.html
unless your mock draft got it 100 percent right, you get an F. That's how it should work.
2 months ago on Conversation @ http://analyticsgame.com/
anything is better than those awful no filter segments
2 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/katie-nolan-got-kissed-by-a-drunk-fan-on-americas-pregame.html
i didn't even know what Aereo was until this article. Did i miss something?
2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/the-supreme-court-shoots-down-aereo.html
has all of espn's announcers physically been to every game? i know sometimes in the past they hadn't doen tht and only had the top ones at them.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/
I really enjoyed the duo when watching Sharks broadcasts. Sad to hear that news, I wish him the best. This could open the door for Jamie Baker to move up from radio broadcasts. He has done a few TV broadcasts over the past few seasons and has done fine, but it won't be the same without Drew alongside Randy.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/san-jose-sharks-opt-not-to-renew-drew-remendas-contract.html
@awful the nfl, mlb and nba are in a spot where massive money is changing hands with their tv contracts and only network tv can compete for it. Hockey is where it's hardcore fans will watch no matter what the channel. if a cable mogul showed up with billions and won Superbowl rights, the Superbowl would be on cable. people need to stop realizing that cable is not inferior to network tv, because cable is actually catching up with network tv.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/part-of-the-stanley-cup-final-is-going-to-stay-on-cable-and-thats-fine.html
i really do not think this is a major issue. i'm pretty certain most people have cable or access to nbc sports programming on their website or phone/tablet app. seriously, who still has the rabbit ears tv that only has the network channels? it's not the 1990s it's 2014.
nbcuniversal wants nbcsn to have ratings success so its understandable that it keeps 2 games on nbcsn.
good move here.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/cbs-promotes-ian-eagle-and-dan-fouts-to-2-nfl-team.html
until nations actually grow a pair and take a stand by boycotting, nothing is going to change. the nba players and sponsors took a stand against sterling and look how fast things moved there.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/
@MarkReynoldsBFF laugh now, but if he gets close he will come off as a genius. if he's way off, we probably dont even remember this article.
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/ratings-predictions-for-the-2014-stanley-cup-final.html
It's now been 10 years since NHL last was on ESPN, i think it was game 4 of the 2004 finals. if memory serves me right (or 2)
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/video-20-years-of-steve-levy-and-barry-melrose-as-espns-nhl-department.html
expanding to 34 and eventually 36 will happen at some point in the next decade, people will complain about the product being watered down, but many are also saying this years draft was one of the deepest ever in talent, and drafts are only going to get deeper in talent, so that claim is so cliche now. The salary cap already forces teams to carry a lot of unproven talent on their rosters anyway. It's just more places for veterans that are stuck in limbo to play.
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://bloguin.com/thisgivensunday/2014-articles/nfl-expansion-could-be-on-the-way.html
@JamJamJam yeah, but it's like any top announcer in their sport, they are there so long that they become a part of the game at some point. You associate the game with them.
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/doc-emrick-will-miss-game-1-of-the-stanley-cup-final.html
@RossMillsap get as many people to have that opinion as opposed to the opposite and maybe it will be relevant.
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/relax-canada-bob-cole-reportedly-close-to-deal-with-sportsnet.html
No offense to Katie, I do not hate her, but is this supposed to be funny? Maybe if she hadn't made a career of not being funny with the no filter segments, and attacking people in a failed attempt to be funny and failing at it, maybe she would still have a tv show.
I'm not trying to bring her down, i'd be happy for her if she succeeded, but it is clear to me why she is not finding success, she's trying to do things she is just not good at, and If she were a man, she would be almost completely irrelevant right now. Just how society is.
3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/katie-nolan-responds-to-rick-reilly-with-her-own-letter-to-derek-jeters-kids.html
Look at that shit eating grin on Duthie, he took that shit sandwich and ate it here. lol. RIP Hockey on TSN.
3 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/
Seriously, Katie Nolan is just not funny, half her jokes are awful puns, the other half are jokes about Rob Ryan being fat. I don't hate her personally, but no one would care who she was if she didn't have lady parts. Want proof? Transcribe her words form her No Filter Segments into text then have people read it without knowing who they are from, not knowing her gender, then see what reactions they get.
People like pretty women, i understand that's how it works. But there's hundreds of thousands of them, and if want funny, you can find funnier.
Too late, i will now refer to FS1 as FS1cent
3 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/did-fox-sports-1-hire-inexperienced-camera-operators-for-saturdays-texas-detroit-game.html
and rightfully so as more people care about soccer than him.
3 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/mike-francesa-airing-his-frustrations-with-fox-sports.html
While WWE didn't double the value of
their contract with NBC Universal, they did negotiate an increase over
their old deal, which is good
considering wrestling is still in a down period. The stock dropped because they didn't get the jackpot price
they were promising, which was kind of unrealistic, but those claims probably got more than they would have gotten if they had not made those claims otherwise.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/wwe-needs-patience-in-the-wake-of-a-rough-business-week.html
@Gossamer cable is going to become an endangered species at some point.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/
the only way i see it happening is if countries boycott the event, and after watching this piece, i don't know how i or anyone else can support such an event in Qatar the way lives are being abused by building it.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/sepp-blatter-admitting-qatar-world-cup-mistake-gives-more-ammo-to-dissenters.html
@ForeignCharacter Albert could be seen as a potential successor to Doc Emrick at some point, even though I don't see Emrick retiring any time soon (even though he's 67), it's good idea to groom a successor like CBC did when they first brought in Jim Hughson in 2005 and eventually he became the lead announcer.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/nbc-tinkers-with-conference-final-broadcast-crews.html
Monday, May 26, TSN's final hockey broadcast..
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/your-nhl-conference-finals-announcing-schedule-2.html
@bwholley103 honestly I've enjoyed Albert's work better this postseason, so I'm fine with it.
countries seriously need to consider boycotting the 2022 world cup, as that would get the ball rolling on moving it.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/jeremy-schaap-opens-up-about-his-e60-investigation-into-qatar.html
of course it was fake, the graphic of the Preakness was up.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/video-neil-everett-attacked-by-violent-coughing-fit-live-on-sportscenter.html