Ethan Skolnick, a Miami-based former CBS Sports NBA reporter and radio host, was arrested Wednesday and charged with “battery on a person 65 years of age or older” for allegedly beating up his father.
Now that Vin Scully’s retired, Verne Lundquist reigns supreme as the patriarch of sports broadcasting. The CBS legend got a bit more into the game than usual, though, before today’s broadcast of the Notre Dame-WVU game in Buffalo. Ouch!
Late Thursday afternoon, SiriusXM NFL Radio tweeted the following:
Brian Jones failed out of the NFL due to injury—he even filed, and lost, a lawsuit over it—but don’t tell him that the sport of football needs rules to protect players’ long-term health. The CBS college football analyst alternately demanded players grow eyes in the back of their head or barked “KEEP YOUR HEAD ON A…
Kevin Durant has agreed to return to the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to a CBS Sports report this morning that either features people broadcasting from the future or reporting a story before it actually happened.
Kevin Durant has agreed to a max deal with the Golden State Warriors, according to a CBS Sports report this morning that either features people broadcasting from the future or reporting a story before it actually happened.
Kevin Durant has agreed to a max deal with the Boston Celtics, according to a CBS Sports report this morning that either features people broadcasting from the future or reporting a story before it actually happened.
A CBS sports press release confirms what’s been rumored for weeks: longtime ESPN announcer Brad Nessler is coming to CBS, and after the 2016 season will replace the legendary Verne Lundquist as play-by-play man on “SEC on CBS” games.
The Raptors and their fans have played the “nobody believes in us” card faster and harder than just about anyone, quite possibly because nobody believes in them. But things have reached a fever pitch in Wherever The Raptors Are From, thanks to the limitations of an online poll.
Former ref Mike Carey has been CBS’s in-game officiating expert for two seasons now, and it’s probably not a good sign for anyone involved that Mike Carey getting things wrong has become a running joke. But CBS thinks the internet needs to recognize that Carey gets most of his calls correct, and everyone should stop…
We became familiar with Taima earlier this year when she decided to go hang out with some fans. Today the Seahawks' live bird mascot "helped" CBS Sports reporter Dana Jacobson while she delivered a four-minute live shot from CenturyLink Field. The bird very early on tried to escape, but a handler restored the hawk…
The NFL has already decided it can thrive while excluding women. Its handling of the Ray Rice mess has alienated millions of fans. Sponsors fleeing? They can be replaced. But Roger Goodell really stepped in it now: he's got Rihanna pissed off.
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…
Two weeks ago, the co-creators of the CBS show, The Good Wife, sat on a New Yorker Festival panel called "Television and Politics." At one point, they were asked if they envied the freedom granted their cable counterparts. Michelle King, sitting next to her husband and Good Wife co-creator, Robert King, said she was…
For anyone wondering what Chad Johnson's up to now, he's on CBS Sports Network giving fantasy advice. At least Chad's capitalizing on his best asset: talking.