Gus Johnson Has A Sense Of Humor About His Failed Stint Announcing Soccer

When Fox won the rights to broadcast the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, they embarked on an ambitious plan: Gus Johnson—the broadcaster mostly known for his Gusgasms during March Madness—would be their lead announcer. He started announcing some MLS games, and then Fox threw him directly into the fire and had him call… »10/29/15 10:50pm10/29/15 10:50pm


Colin Cowherd Gives Pedro Martinez A Very On-Brand Compliment

Racist Gumby Colin Cowherd recently gave an interview to The Hollywood Reporter, marking the first time he’s spoken publicly since his take on Dominican baseball players earned him an early exit from ESPN. At one point, Cowherd was asked if he had spoken to any of the baseball players who were angered by his comments.… »8/12/15 12:14pm8/12/15 12:14pm

Breaking Down the Bat@#$% Badassery of the Deadpool Trailers

Deadpool footage is finally here, and it is looking awesome. But we’re not just here for the violence and the fourth-wall-breaking—we’re here to find out what secrets we can uncover from Fox’s new take on the merc with a mouth, as well as the decidedly NSFW differences between the two trailers. Join us, won’t you?… »8/05/15 3:23pm8/05/15 3:23pm

Craig James Sues Fox Sports For Religious Discrimination

Befitting a man who espoused homophobic beliefs during a failed Senate run, believes himself to be Christian martyr, and has been dogged by allegations that he killed five hookers while at SMU, Craig James sued Fox Sports on Monday for religious discrimination, alleging that he was fired because of his “religious… »8/04/15 1:49am8/04/15 1:49am

Fox Is Still Struggling With Basic Facts About Golfers

It’s the final round of the U.S. Open, and viewers have had myriad and legitimate gripes about Fox in its first year as the tournament’s official broadcaster. One common theme has highlighted the network’s announcers and their lack of knowledge or preparation; here’s an example, in which former British Open champion… »6/21/15 9:17pm6/21/15 9:17pm

Ken Rosenthal reports that Pete Rose has been hired by Fox as a baseball analyst.

Ken Rosenthal reports that Pete Rose has been hired by Fox as a baseball analyst. He won’t be calling live games, but instead will be on basically every Fox and Fox Sports studio show. Rosenthal reports that Rose finds the Inside the NBA banter between Chuck, Shaq, and Kenny “very entertaining to me.” [Fox Sports] »4/18/15 5:35pm4/18/15 5:35pm

How Rupert Murdoch Could Go To War With ESPN

The blockbuster news that Rupert Murdoch bid $80 billion for Time Warner—and was at least temporarily rebuffed—points to an impending seismic shift in the media landscape. And, as the New York Times points out today, nowhere would that shift be felt more than in the business of televised sports. A Fox takeover of Time… »7/18/14 10:47am7/18/14 10:47am