Fox will reportedly be a new home for Thursday Night Football next year, taking over from two seasons of split custody by NBC and CBS. Bloomberg initially reported that the network was close to a deal, and John Ourand of Sports Business Journal followed up:
At this weekend’s Holiday Bash Smash Invitational, some of the best in Super Smash Bros. Melee are coming together to play the last bit of competitive Melee before 2018. One player already has a moment he would probably like to leave behind come New Year’s.
A blockbuster media consolidation deal announced this morning sees Fox handing over nearly its entire empire to ESPN’s corporate parent Disney, with the exceptions of Fox News and the national Fox Sports networks FS1, FS2, BTN, Fox Deportes, and Fox Soccer Plus. Disney will now possess 22 Fox Sports RSNs that hold…
Distraught Dodgers fans waiting for their late local news after five-plus hours of emotional whiplash got one, final head turn after L.A. Fox station KTTV ran this promo, which celebrates a Dodgers victory. Whoops! It’s not like y’all aired the game, or anything.
Matthew Callan deserves hazard pay for compiling this video of the last 21 seasons of Joe Buck doing postseason promo reads for Fox’s fall lineups. Thrill! to his obvious lack of enthusiasm. Marvel! at the cuts to the stars of the shows, miraculously in good seats at the game. Wonder! at why you can’t remember half of…
“For the last time: anything that you put on that prompter, Dick Stockton will read.”
So Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open at Erin Hills today, bringing to a merciful end Fox’s awful efforts at airing golf—for the weekend, at least. The network went out with a typical bang of a blunder: picking out the wrong Brooks Koepka girlfriend.
Alex Rodriguez is in the booth with Kevin Burkhardt for tonight’s Yankees-Royals game, and MLB On Fox drummed up publicity for it with a photo of the former player looking at his notes. Rodriguez’s items included something that’s tough to parse, but doesn’t seem to be about baseball.
Strong advice from Troy Aikman today.
Borussia Dortmund beat Bayern Munich 1-0 in today’s Bundesliga clash of titans, but despite Bayern’s helpful chart fans in Miami didn’t find the match on their local Fox station. WSVN, which regularly airs paid programming instead of Fox network coverage, decided more south Floridians wanted to watch an infomercial…
It’s almost September, which means it’s almost time to pack the kids off to school, get out the coats (oh god, please let this heat finally recede), and get ready for the new TV season to begin. Some of these shows even manage without time travel!
After it was revealed that USADA flagged Brock Lesnar for a doping violation in a sample taken 11 days before his UFC 200 fight against Mark Hunt, Fox Sports writer Elias Cepeda penned a column criticizing the USADA and the UFC because the positive test wasn’t revealed until six days after the fight. (It’s worth…
Forget Days of Future Past. Sending Wolverine’s consciousness back to the 1970s may have erased the calamity of X3: X-Men United, but that’s small potatoes compared to how Deadpool may have altered the trajectory of the future of Fox’s X-Men movie universe—and a lot of other superhero movies, too.
Thank you, Fox, for giving us the best athlete nickname since Sauce Castillo.
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…
Right as Joe Buck was in the middle of reading a promo for a new show on Fox, the network’s World Series broadcast cut out Tuesday night, depriving audiences at home of a complete description of The Grinder.
It’s not just you: during the bottom of the 4th inning of tonight’s World Series game from Kansas City, Fox’s broadcast cut out. After a few seconds Fox cut to a clearly confused Dan O’Toole in the studio, who explained that power was lost to Fox’s truck, and got Dontrelle Willis to blab about god knows what.
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.…