How CBS And The NFL Teamed Up To Screw Wheel Of Fortune And Jeopardy!

In January, CBS acquired the rights to air NFL Network's Thursday Night Football through the first half of the season. That slate turned out to be some of the shittiest professional football ever put on television, and it was a financial catastrophe for the Tiffany network. But prime-time national NFL broadcasts hurt… » 12/12/14 2:45pm 12/12/14 2:45pm

CBS Praises Browns For No Turnovers; Browns Immediately Turn Ball Over

The Cleveland Browns have been rock-solid at holding onto the ball lately, and CBS decided to call attention to the fact that they'd gone 99 straight red-zone drives without a giveaway. That's the longest active streak in the NFL, or at least it would be if they hadn't immediately turned the ball over on that very… » 11/16/14 2:28pm 11/16/14 2:28pm

CBS Instructed Pregame Broadcasters To Avoid Calling Anyone Out

CBS had already made some changes for its inaugural Thursday night football broadcast in the wake of the Ray Rice mess, axing a musical "high-energy" intro featuring Rihanna and cutting a "comedic segment." SportsBusiness Daily reports that things went even further, with CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus instructing… » 9/12/14 3:39pm 9/12/14 3:39pm

CBS's James Brown Calls On Men To Improve The Way They Treat Women

Before tonight's Steelers-Ravens game, CBS's James Brown delivered a powerful speech regarding domestic violence in America and what men should do to take responsibility. Brown touches on the language men use and the attitude it displays. The speech was eloquent, acknowledging all women who are victims of domestic… » 9/11/14 8:55pm 9/11/14 8:55pm

WFAN Just Obliterated Mike Francesa's Most Effective Marketer

WFAN Audio, the internet's largest repository of Mike Francesa clips, was decimated today, as WFAN/CBS issued takedown notices on hundreds of YouTube videos. This is only notable to that small subset of the population who cares what Francesa's up to, but that's kind of the point—even fewer people are going to care… » 4/24/14 4:05pm 4/24/14 4:05pm

Greg Gumbel Confuses Archie Miller For Brother; Interview Ends Abruptly

Archie Miller was a guest on CBS's half time show to discuss his Dayton Flyers' run to the Sweet Sixteen. His brother Sean, coach of the Arizona Wildcats can also reach the Sweet Sixteen with a win tonight against Gonzaga. Things got a little tricky, though, when Greg Gumbel brought this up and made a general disaster… » 3/23/14 1:34pm 3/23/14 1:34pm

Colorado Viewers Miss Six Minutes Of AFC Title Game, Learn About Santa

Somehow this flew under the radar all week, but it turns out Broncos fans in Colorado Springs missed much of the first quarter during Sunday's AFC Championship game due to technical difficulties on KKTV—during which Tom Brady was frozen on their screens for nearly six minutes. Even stranger, the CBS affiliate's… » 1/24/14 1:45pm 1/24/14 1:45pm