Tim Tebow has faded into near invisibility on the football field. Now it appears the Jets’ backup quarterback will fade from view even on the television network that has followed him most obsessively.
Sports Business Journal reported Monday that ESPN president John Skipper recently told producers to back off on a network-wide fixation with Tebow that for months has drawn criticism both inside... » more
Manny Pacquiao got knocked out and fell face-first on the canvas, courtesy of a Juan Manuel Marquez right hand to the kisser on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Witnessing that shot on HBO pay-per-view didn't have to cost viewers any money either -- and no, we're not talking about illegal streaming online.
All viewers needed to do was be awake after 1 a.m. and tuned into ESPN's SportsCenter,... » more
In "You Don’t Know Bo," the ESPN "30 for 30" that premieres Saturday night after the Heisman Trophy show, Bo Jackson comes off as a blend of confident jock and humble regular guy, part of his unique charm.
At 50, he mostly is a private person these days and largely is unknown to young sports fans. But the documentary reminds us of the cultural phenomenon he once briefly... » more
Critics were not kind to the new romantic comedy, "Playing for Keeps," which opened Friday and stars Gerard Butler as a charming middle-aged guy from Scotland with nice abs who is irresistible women – just like in real life!
But that is not the only true-to-life thing about the role. Butler plays a former European soccer star, and credibly looks like an aging player when kicking... » more
With hockey on hiatus, the Knicks have picked up the winter sports slack, parlaying their fast start into large TV audiences.
Through their first 13 Nielsen-rated games on MSG, they averaged 3.22 percent of New York-area homes, up 68 percent from last season. (Three games could not be measured in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.)
That does not include Thursday night's TNT tilt against... » more
During halftime of Sunday Night Football on NBC between the Cowboys and Eagles, Bob Costas reflected on Jovan Belcher and the situation in Kansas City.
Watch the video embedded below, then share your thoughts on it in the comments.
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