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United States' Carli Lloyd, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring their side's third goal during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between United States and Chile at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Sunday, June 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 17, 2019 - 4:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Americans' 3-0 win over Chile set a record for the most-watched group-stage Women's World Cup match on U.S. English-language television. Fox drew 5,324,000 viewers for Sunday's game, topping 4,492,000 for the Americans' 0-0 group-stage draw against Sweden in 2015. The game...
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Toronto Raptors supporters celebrate in the streets after the Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors during Game 6 NBA Finals to win the NBA Championship, in Toronto on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 14, 2019 - 4:13 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The final numbers are in, and the NBA Finals were a smashing success for Canada all the way around. The NBA said Friday that 56% percent of the Canadian population watched at least some part of the NBA Finals, with an average viewership of about 8 million for the Toronto Raptors'...
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June 10, 2019 - 10:11 am
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Adrian Healey and Alejandro Moreno will call the semifinals and final on ESPN+ for the Copa America, broadcasting from the network's studios in Bristol, Connecticut. ESPN plans to use its own commentators for 12 of the 26 games in South America's championship, which starts...
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Mark Jackson, right, talks with Jeff Van Gundy before Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors in Oakland, Calif., Friday, June 7, 2019. ABC/ESPN NBA analyst Jackson credits faith, confidence and longtime friendships with Van Gundy and Mike Breen as the main catalysts for his longevity and why he is working his 12th NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
June 09, 2019 - 11:56 pm
Mark Jackson has always had a different way viewing sports. He didn't just listen and watch, he observed the action. The three-dimensional approach has served him well. "I listened as a fan, I watched as a wannabe coach and wannabe player. I would listen to the games in a weird way as a kid, and...
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June 06, 2019 - 8:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Award-winning actor Samuel L. Jackson, comedian Tiffany Haddish and Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley are among the presenters announced Thursday for the NBA Awards show on June 24. Other award presenters include WNBA star Candace Parker, supermodel Ashley Graham,...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2019, file photo, Todd Angilly sings the national anthem before Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins in Boston. After singing the anthem, Angilly returns to his job as a bartender on the fifth floor during games at TD Garden. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
June 05, 2019 - 9:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Todd Angilly's co-workers have gotten used to him showing up late. The TD Garden bartender often arrives after the opening faceoff when the Boston Bruins are playing at home, but he has a good excuse: He is two floors down, singing the national anthem on the ice. When he's done,...
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In this Wednesday, May 29, 2019, photo, NBC hockey broadcaster Mike Emrick poses for a photo while preparing to call Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins in Boston. At 72, still calling games on the NHL’s biggest stage, Emrick is in his prime and showing no signs of slowing down and stepping away from broadcasting the fastest game on ice. “I really wanted to do it from the time I saw my first game, but a lot of people really want to do something and they don't get to,” Emrick said. “When you have a job like that, you're never working the rest of your life. So it's been 46 years. I don't know when it'll end. God only knows.” (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 04, 2019 - 8:51 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues' morning skates are over and a handful of broadcasters have taken the ice to re-enact a play from this bruising Stanley Cup Final. In the otherwise empty stands is a singular figure having a good chuckle at the retired players doing their best to...
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June 01, 2019 - 2:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — TNT's first Champions League final used a commentary team from Britain's BT Sport during the first half Saturday rather than the international feed scheduled to air. BT Sport's commentary team of Darren Fletcher, Jermaine Jenas and Steve McManaman referred to upcoming programming...
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May 30, 2019 - 10:44 am
The Oklahoma-Texas and Michigan-Ohio State rivalry games return to Fox for the second consecutive year and the network plans to launch a new pregame show with Urban Meyer and Reggie Bush this season. Fox announced Thursday times and dates for dozens of games that will air on the network, FS1 or the...
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May 29, 2019 - 11:35 am
Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS' Southeastern Conference football schedule this season, and Notre Dame's trip to Georgia the next week is positioned to be a prime-time game for the network. The schedule for the 19th season of the "SEC on CBS" was released Wednesday, along with...
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