| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — Cable-television shows about baseball are as common this time of year as a slow-footed first baseman or a hard-throwing leftie.
But what about a series in which studio hosts drool over the big numbers a player puts up on…Twitter?...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Getting your surreptitious sports fix on date night may never be the same again.
Chicago-based 120 Sports is set to go live Wednesday with a steady stream of video highlights, pumped-up hosts, flashy graphics and score updates, making it a lot like...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It's that time of year - or actually, every four years - when millions of Americans are seemingly forced to pretend they care about soccer. World Cup fever is sweeping the globe (and increasingly the U.S.), so everyone is expected to join in the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Even the face of the NFL Network occasionally gets stopped at the line of scrimmage.
Sportscaster Rich Eisen is trying to get across the field at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where he's supposed to host his network's...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Given his last name and the fact that he's a Los Angeles-based classical-music composer, Adam Schoenberg has been asked a certain question more times than he cares to remember: Is he related to the late, great 20th century composer Arnold Schoenberg?...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Will Ferrell's promotional tour for "Anchorman 2" has taken some unusual directions, including in-character appearances on "Conan" and a series of ads for Dodge Durango, but his strangest to date happened Saturday night in Bismarck, N.D., when Ferrell co-...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:07 PM
As with most professions, broadcast journalism can be a competitive and sometimes even cutthroat business.
Some of the news greats like Dan Rather, Charles Gibson and Walter Cronkite stayed with their respective networks for most of their careers....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Maybe you can go home again. Keith Olbermann is headed back to ESPN.
The famously scrappy host is returning to the sports broadcasting empire more than 15 years after leaving the fold in a cloud of controversy and bad feelings -- and more than a year...
| May 27, 2011
Minus the self-congratulation and TV industry dialectics — the vividly recalled meetings, the anecdotes in which the on-air talent receives recognition/reaches pinnacle of career/wins a Sports Emmy — there's some pretty good stuff in the new...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 8:29 PM
Michael Gonzalez's career in Baltimore hasn't played out as he had hoped when he signed a two-year, $12 million deal before the 2010 season. But as his turbulent Orioles career possibly winds down, the left-handed reliever is finally doing what the club...
| Jul 8, 2004
I don't watch much television. Which is why my wife and I bought a TiVo. Two of them, actually.
Now I can go upstairs and catch ESPN's "SportsCenter" and Cartoon Network's "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" -- two of the few shows I do like -- whenever I want....