Television programs

Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 15, 2019 - 5:41 am
Jim Nantz was told by the late Ken Venturi after Jack Nicklaus' 1986 Masters win that he would never see a day like that around Augusta National again. Nantz's 34th Masters ended up being just as dramatic with Tiger Woods' first victory in a major in nearly 11 years and his first green jacket since...
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April 12, 2019 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. and LA Galaxy star Landon Donovan will be a studio analyst for Fox's coverage of the CONCACAF Gold Cup along with his national team and club coach Bruce Arena. Donovan also worked for Fox during the 2016 Copa America and the 2017 Gold Cup. Fox said Friday that Cobi Jones...
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April 11, 2019 - 12:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two congressmen want Major League Baseball to produce documents by April 25 tied to its attempt to purchase control of 21 regional sports networks. The two Democrats are Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, chairman of the House oversight and reform committee, and Rep. Raja...
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Los Angeles Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler speaks to fans during halftime of an NBA basketball game between the Clippers and and the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. This is scheduled to be Lawler's last regular-season game before retiring. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 10, 2019 - 10:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ralph Lawler called his 3,229th and last regular season game for the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. They even obliged his trademark Lawler's Law, which states the first team to 100 points wins. Montrezl Harrell's dunk gave the Clippers that many points near the end of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2012, file photo, Baylor's Matt Ritchey (45) stands by the Big 12 Conference logo on the field during an NCAA college football game against TCU in Waco, Texas. The Big 12 has agreed to a deal with ESPN that gives the network rights to all football championship game through 2024 and makes the league the first Power Five conference to provide exclusive content to ESPN+, the cable giant’s subscription online streaming service. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
April 10, 2019 - 11:13 am
The Big 12 has agreed to a deal that gives ESPN the rights to all football championship game through 2024 and makes the league the first Power Five conference to provide exclusive content to ESPN+, the cable giant's online subscription streaming service. Sports Business Journal Daily first reported...
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Virginia's Braxton Key celebrates after defeating Texas Tech 85-77 in the overtime in the championship of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 09, 2019 - 1:50 pm
An average of 19.6 million people watched as Virginia beat Texas Tech in the NCAA Tournament championship game, an increase of 23% over last year. The audience peaked at 23.5 million during overtime Monday night, according to Nielsen and CBS. Last year's championship game between Villanova and...
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At left is a scene from a commercial showing New York Yankees baseball player Adam Ottavino preparing to pitch to Babe Ruth. At right is the same photo, edited with Adobe After Effects software. Back in December, Ottavino told the MLB.com's Statcast podcast: "I would strike Babe Ruth out every time." A month later, the native New Yorker signed with a $27 million, three-year contract with the Yankees, who view Ruth as a deity. Within days, the team approached Ottavino about making a commercial in which he pitches to Ruth with catastrophic consequences. (Yankees On Demand via AP)
April 08, 2019 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Ottavino took the mound, wearing a flannel uniform and a glove half the size of his regular leather. Up to the plate stepped the Babe Ruth, the Sultan of Swat himself. The Bambino hit five thunderous drives as the pitcher turned his head to watch the balls soar. Hey, Babe:...
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April 06, 2019 - 10:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Big3 basketball league will have a new television home for the upcoming season while also remaining in the mix to acquire a network of its own. The 3-on-3 league of former NBA players — co-founded by Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz — will have its games televised on CBS and CBS...
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In this Thursday, March 28, 2019, photo, CBS director Bob Fishman poses in the production truck in Washington, D.C. Fishman is preparing to direct his 38th Final Four this week in Minneapolis. If anyone can speak about the growth of the NCAA Tournament on television it is Fishman. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 02, 2019 - 2:36 pm
Michigan State's Tom Izzo has the most Final Four experience of any of the coaches in this year's NCAA Tournament finale. He still doesn't have anything on Bob Fishman. While Izzo is coaching in his eighth Final Four, Fishman will be in the director's chair for his 37th. He's been the lead director...
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Michigan State guard Cassius Winston, right, celebrates with teammates Matt McQuaid (20), Nick Ward (44) and Gabe Brown (13) after defeating Duke in an NCAA men's East Regional final college basketball game in Washington, Sunday, March 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 01, 2019 - 8:53 am
Michigan State's dramatic NCAA Tournament victory over Duke drew a 10.5 television rating, the highest for a late Sunday regional final in 14 years. CBS Sports and Turner Sports say Nielsen ratings for the entire tournament are up 8% from last year at 6.7, heading into Saturday's Final Four...
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