1. CBS Sports' Tim Brando Selected for CoSIDA 2009 Jake Wade Honor

    CBS Sports and RAYCOM Sports on-air talent Tim Brando has been selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as the 2009 winner of the Jake Wade Award...

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  2. PGA Tour Veteran Ken Green Injured, Brother and Girlfriend Killed

    In truly sad news, veteran PGA Tour Player Ken Green was injured, and his brother/caddie and girlfriend killed in an RV accident. From AOL fanhouse: JACKSON, Miss...

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  3. Boxing Writers to Present Awards Live on Internet Friday Night

    The Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) will be presenting The 2008 Barneys (their writing awards) at their annual dinner on Friday, June 12, 2009...

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  4. An Odd Marriage Between IBM and Colin Cowherd?

    When I heard it, I almost drove off the road in incredulous laughter. I was listening to the Colin Cowherd show last week. Someone else was filling in for him, and I forget who it was...

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  5. Tony La Russa Lawsuit is Why All People Need a Twitter Account

    Brand Management. Does this only apply to companies like Coke and IBM only? No, the reality it that it applies to all of us, especially in an online world becoming more and more obsessed with social media and social networking sites...

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  6. ESPN Graced With AWRT Awards in New York This Week

    There is no doubt about it when people say that women, despite having some very visible on-air and executive roles, are traditionally under-represented and unrecognized in television sports...

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  7. Win a Maserati From Randy Cross and Help Families With Seriously Ill Children!

    Do you ever dream of owning a Maserati? Or an all-expenses paid trip to the Super Bowl? Wouldn't it even be better to have a chance of winning one of these prizes while supporting a ...

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  8. Fox Sports Demotes Lead NFL Director, Splits Legendary Team

    As reported here last week, there is some upheaval going on on the production side of the NFL on Fox. Now it is time for some more, but not all, details (as they are not yet available)...

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  9. Should the DUI Arrest of a Local Sports Media Personality Be Reported?

    I have been struggling with writing this post for over a week now. The struggle was not with finding the words to write. The struggle was whether or not the subject should be written about...

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  10. Breaking: Disney/ABC Deal with Hulu Excludes ESPN Content

    Less than an hour ago, it was announced that Disney-owned ABC has entered into a deal with Hulu to provide programming content...

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  11. NBC Sports Has a Horse Race Somewhere in Their 2009 Kentucky Derby Coverage

    NBC Sports, fresh off of their Sports Emmy Award juggernaut, has the coverage for this weekend's Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. That means if Larry Conley is covering a baseball game somewhere, he WILL leave the television booth to watch the race...

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  12. ESPN.com Unicorn Easter Egg Exposes Flaws in ESPN Business Process Management

    by Christopher Byrne, CISA, IBM CAAD, IBM CASA, IBM CASPThe Internet world certainly had a good laugh yesterday at the expense of ESPN...

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  13. UNLV Radio and Television Announcer Glen Gondrezick Dead at 53

    From Southeastern Conference Associate Commissioner for Media Relations Charles Bloom (via Facebook) comes news that former UNLV men's basketball star, NBA player, and long-time UNLV radio ...

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  14. The 30th Annual Sports Emmy Award Winners

    As expected, NBC Sports dominated the 30th Annual Sports Emmy awards with their coverage of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics NBC took home five Emmy's, HBO took eight, and CBS Sports received 5...

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  15. A Tragic Weekend in Athens, Georgia Steals Part of Community's Soul

    This should have been a weekend of celebration here in Athens, Georgia.The University of Georgia should have been celebrating the selection of former football players Matthew Stafford and Knowshon Moreno in the first round of the NFL draft...

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  16. A Matt Stafford Photo Gallery: Is He Worth $70 Million and Ready for the NFL?

    I said this when I first saw the news that UGA quarterback Matt Stafford declared for the NFL draft, and I will say it again now: I do not think he is ready for the NFL, and I do not think he will be the savior of the Detroit Lions...

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  17. Intern May Lose Baby in Sports Museum Bankruptcy

    Marissa Friday is a lifelong New York Yankee fan. One of her dreams is to work for the Yankees one day. She thought an unpaid internship with the Sports Museum of America in lower Manhattan would help build her resume...

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  18. ESPN Sports Information Database Site Goes Live

    ESPN is expanding further and further into the territories of other companies with the launch of ESPNDB, which went live today. The question is whether it will encroach on other existing companies like STATS and Elias Sports Bureau...

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  19. Fox Sports to Shuffle NFL Production Teams Next Fall?

    Chris Pika, who writes the "Blog and Tackle" blog for WNST Radio in Baltimore, dropped me a line about 6 weeks or so back about Fox Sports possibly doing a major reshuffling of their talent and production teams for the 2009-2010 season...

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  20. New York Yankees Forget They Need Television Cameras

    This has got to be one of the more bizarre stories in broadcast television history. Of course it has to involve the New York Yankees, their new stadium with a reported 1,000 obstructed view seats, and an overzealous security guard...

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  21. Whit Watson Joins in on Fox Sports Mandated Twittering Tonight

    An edict has come down from Fox Sports Network to all of their regional networks: Thou shalt participate in social media and social networking with tools such as Facebook and Twitter...

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  22. Spelling Not Just a Problem for DC Schools

    Washington D.C. schools are a mess and people have been trying desperately to improve them over the years. Even the public school supporting the Obama family passed them up in favor of a private school...

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  23. Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sports Reassignments Defy Common Sense

    There was never any doubt that big changes were afoot at the Atlanta-Journal Constitution when they offered buyouts to members of the sports department...

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  24. Bobby Clampett has a Future as a Psychic

    Bobby Clampett (-8), playing in only his second tournament this year, shot four under par, good enough for a 68, today to finish tied for 13th at the Nationwide Tour's Athens Regional Foundation Classic...

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  25. Brendon Todd Beats Million to One Odds with Two Aces In Nationwide Tour Event

    PGA Tour Player Brendon Todd never had a hole-in-one in competitive competition until Thursday. In the first round, he aced the par three 17th hole at the Nationwide Tour's Athens Regional Foundation Classic and was understandably very happy...

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