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October 22, 2018 - 7:04 am
NBC Sports is hiring Paul Azinger as its lead golf analyst with hopes he can deliver his own brand of sharp, candid observations that made Johnny Miller such a strong presence in the broadcast booth for three decades. Miller is retiring. His last tournament will be the Phoenix Open the first...
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Boxer Canelo Alvarez poses for photos at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. He will meet Rocky Fielding in a 12-round, super middleweight bout Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 17, 2018 - 6:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Canelo Alvarez is boxing's new $365 million man. Alvarez has signed an 11-fight deal that his promotional company says is the richest athlete contract in sports history, guaranteeing the Mexican middleweight champion at least that much money to have his fights shown on the sports-...
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FILE - This is an Aug. 12, 2017, file photo showing the Miami Marlins' home run sculpture during the fourth inning of a baseball game between the Marlins and the Colorado Rockies, in Miami. The Miami Marlins’ home run sculpture is outta here. The team won county permission Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 to move the kitschy, widely disliked sculpture out of Marlins Park to the plaza outside the ballpark. The vote was a victory for Marlins CEO Derek Jeter, who can now remove from the ballpark one reminder of unpopular previous owner Jeffrey Loria’s regime.. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
October 16, 2018 - 6:26 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins' home run sculpture is outta here. The team won county permission Tuesday to move the kitschy, widely disliked Red Grooms sculpture out of Marlins Park to the plaza outside the ballpark. The vote was a victory for Marlins CEO Derek Jeter, who can now remove from the...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant drives against Los Angeles Lakers guard Josh Hart during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 11, 2018 - 7:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James' first game against the Warriors as a Laker drew nearly 2 million viewers, making it ESPN's most-watched preseason game ever. The Lakers' 123-113 victory Wednesday night in Las Vegas was watched by 1.98 million viewers, the network said Thursday. A spokesman says that...
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This cover image released by New West Records shows "The Eclipse Sessions," a new release by John Hiatt. (New West Records via AP)
October 10, 2018 - 1:21 pm
John Hiatt, "The Eclipse Sessions" (New West) At age 66, John Hiatt is still writing love songs — and good ones. On "The Eclipse Sessions," he sings about the wonder of love, the trouble with love, flowering love and faded love. Not that Hiatt has turned syrupy. Wry lyrics provide a bulwark against...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Chairman CBS Sports Sean McManus participates in the "CBS Sports" panel at the CBS 2016 Winter TCA, in Pasadena, Calif. CBS has signed an 11-year deal to continue broadcasting the PGA Championship, partnering with ESPN.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/In vision/AP, File)
October 10, 2018 - 1:05 pm
The PGA Championship will remain with CBS Sports and pick up a powerful partner in ESPN for weekday rounds as part of an 11-year agreement in which the networks will combine to deliver 175 hours of coverage across broadcast, cable and digital platforms. Financial terms of the deal announced...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Winnipeg Jets fans react during a viewing party for Game 7 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series against Nashville, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Hockey fans have often criticized NBC’s coverage for not showing more of the NHL’s young stars and the up-and-coming teams. That changes when the season opens on Wednesday, Oct. 3, as the network goes with a new approach. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
October 02, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Hockey fans have often criticized NBC's coverage for not showing more of the NHL's young stars and the up-and-coming teams. That changes when the season opens Wednesday as the network goes with a new approach. NBCSN's "Wednesday Night Rivalries" has been replaced by "Wednesday Night Hockey." As...
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Tiger Woods of the US stands on the fairway during a practice round for the 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. The 42nd Ryder Cup will be held in France from Sept. 28-30, 2018, at the Albatros Course of Le Golf National. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
September 28, 2018 - 1:30 am
Tiger Woods wasn't the only one celebrating after he won the Tour Championship. Golf announcers and network executives are excited about the momentum Woods' comeback season can generate for ratings. All three of the sport's major U.S. broadcasters have reasons to look forward to the next nine...
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Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook (12) celebrates his 61-yard touchdown against the New England Patriots with teammate wide receiver Donte Moncrief (10) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
September 17, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ratings generally have been up for the NFL through the first two weeks of the schedule. CBS scored its best opening NFL doubleheader game rating in three years with the highest-rated window Sunday on any network, Patriots at Jaguars and Raiders at Broncos in late afternoon. The...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2018, file photo, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, top, loses the ball as he is hit by Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller (58) during the first half of an NFL football game, in Denver. Von Miller might be the only one at Broncos headquarters lamenting Khalil Mack's startling trade from the Oakland Raiders to the Chicago Bears. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
September 13, 2018 - 7:04 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller has received plenty of instruction over the years from DeMarcus Ware, his idol-turned-mentor in Denver when they won a Super Bowl together and now his tutor as a part-time pass-rushing consultant for the Broncos. Now, Miller's the one giving Ware some pointers,...
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