NBC Sports Network Cancels NRA-Sponsored Elephant Hunting Show

NBC Sports Network is dumping the show that featured a guy shooting an elephant in the face. The show—hosted by NRA lobbyist Tony Makris—isn't being canceled for that episode with the elephant shooting, exactly (though that didn't help). Instead it's because Makris compared his critics to Hitler earlier this week. He… »9/28/13 8:44am9/28/13 8:44am

Here Is NBC's First Goal Call Of The Premier League Season

We have our first goal of the 2013/14 Premier League season. After some buildup, Liverpook's Daniel Sturridge received a pass from Iago Aspas at the top of the box and drove a ball with his left across goal, beating Stoke City keeper Asmir Begovic and tucking just inside the right post. It was a good goal, but it was… »8/17/13 9:03am8/17/13 9:03am

What's With All The Guns And Fishing On NBC Sports Network?

Fox Sports 1 is launching this week and enjoying an endless parade of good publicity as a self-styled alternative to ESPN, but how are things at yesterday's self-styled alternative to ESPN, 20-month-old NBC Sports Network? NBCSN will have Premier League soccer this weekend, so that's something. But even NBC Sports… »8/13/13 6:00pm8/13/13 6:00pm

NBC Looks Like It Will Beat Out Fox and ESPN For The EPL After A Crazy Bid

So we now live in a world where not only Major League Baseball draws insane amounts of money from broadcasters (fresh off the lowest rated Game 2 of the World Series ever!) but now soccer too. Fox and ESPN are out of the bidding for the English Premier League and NBC is looking like a winner. Because they… »10/26/12 5:33pm10/26/12 5:33pm

NBC's The 'Lights [Sic]: Like SportsCenter, But With Sports

The morning after the London Olympics came to a close, NBC Sports Network ( Versus, Outdoor Life Network) premiered The 'Lights, described by the network as as "a catalyst for our new programming lineup" that "will quickly provide sports fans all of the scores and highlights they crave as they start their day."… »8/24/12 3:16pm8/24/12 3:16pm