Category Archives: tv

“Authentic” debate: Lalas vs. Deitsch

Argument is an intellectual process. Contradiction is just the automatic gainsaying of anything the other person says. No it isn’t. Did anyone expect Alexi Lalas’ “Mutant Gene” podcast to be the epicenter of sports content phi...

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Katie Nolan demolishes, shreds, eviscerates the NFL’s treatment of women

One thing to know about Fox Sports TV personality Katie Nolan before watching her takedown of Dallas Cowboys cretin Greg Hardy and his return to the NFL: She’s a sports person. We’re not talking about some scolding schoolmarm who goes &he...

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Numbers on NWSL TV invisibility don’t add up

Fox made a big splash this year with the Bundesliga, easily one of the four best leagues in the world and one that holds a certain charm for U.S. fans, especially us old folks who remember Soccer Made In Germany. The … Continue reading →...

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SportsMyriad Sochi crew: Emily Haydel

My name is Emily Haydel. I’m originally from Atlanta, GA, but I’m currently a freshman at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor looking to major in Sports Management and minor in Spanish. I currently work with the school’s televis...

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‘Friday Night Tykes’: The decline of Western civilization?

This is a guest post from Katie Voss. Please greet her on Twitter!  Youth football first became an establishment in 1929, and since then has been led by leagues such as the Texas Youth Football Association who, after being followed … Continue...

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Time for a women’s sports and fitness channel?

At espnW, former WNBA president Val Ackerman explores women’s sports on TV with consultant Neil Pilson, who mixes some blunt assessments of the broadcasting landscape with a couple of interesting ideas, such as this: One possibility would be ...

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TV viewing for the next two weeks

How am I supposed to get any work done? (All times Eastern) Thursday, June 21 2:30 p.m.: Soccer, Euro 2012 quarterfinal, Czech Republic-Portugal (ESPN) 10 p.m.: Olympic trials, diving (NBC Sports Network) Friday, June 22 2:30 p.m.: Soccer, Euro 2012 ...

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Friday Myriad: EPL madness

Catch up on your EPL previews now. Check out the whole team-by-team series at The Guardian. MLS, meanwhile, has Donovan vs. Henry. Sign up to do player ratings. We also have an interesting grab bag of events from a pretty … Continue reading &r...

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