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With his prospects of landing a job on the playing field fading by the day, speculation is that Tim Tebow may opt for a broadcasting career. This could set up a monumental bidding war between Fox Sports and ESPN, which is something we’d love to see. But if this happens, Tebow may be wise to turn them both down.
ESPN’s SportsNation Moved To LA For Charissa Thompson, But Now She’s (Reportedly) Moving To Fox Sports
Fact: You can’t win 24 games in a row in the NBA without being accurate at throwing things. Mainly basketballs–sometimes towels, if need be. Want proof? Just watch this Fox Sports sideline reporter, who found himself in the clothesline of fire during and interview with LeBron, Wednesday night. Got him!
Gus Johnson Called Today’s Champions League Match Between Real Madrid And Manchester United. How’d He Do?
A short while ago, the first leg of Manchester United and Real Madrid’s Round of 16 Champions League matchup ended in a 1-1 draw at the Santiago Bernabéu. Gus Johnson, whom FOX sports is grooming to become the voice of the World Cup in 2018, called the match. It was his first premiere showcase. So, how’d he do?
Guys, Jimmy Johnson loves fried chicken, so Terry Bradshaw totally isn’t a racist. At least that’s the narrative being spun right now on Twitter by the entire FOX Sports staff. If you haven’t heard, Bradshaw was calling a Reggie Bush touchdown run when he remarked, “Look at this Jimmy, like he was chasing that bucket of chicken…” Let’s discuss, after the jump.
Maybe you’ve forgotten now that months have passed since the Gus-less NCAA Tournament, but Gus Johnson is with Fox now, and he’s helping spearhead the network’s college football coverage. Fox hopes you’ll remember that, and they brought in another of their big recent acquisitions to help make sure you do. [h/t Awful Announcing]
Erin Andrews is at ESPN no longer, and she’s been making the rounds at Fox promoting her new role there. That included a stop earlier this afternoon on Fox News’ Studio B with Shepard Smith… and Andrews’ interviewer couldn’t resist taking some shots at her old employer.
According to Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, former ESPNer Erin Andrews has officially landed at Fox Sports to host a 30-minute prime-time college football show. Andrews will debut in that role before the Hawaii-USC game on September 1st. She will also have an undisclosed role with NFL and MLB coverage.
Well, this is a pretty large bit of news to break at 6:30 p.m. on a Friday – Erin Andrews, longtime sideline staple at ESPN, is leaving the company, according to ESPN itself. More after the jump.