NHL games on ABC, ESPN +, TNT are experiencing significant increases

NHL viewership on ABC, ESPN+ and TNT is experiencing a significant uptick this season. Nationally televised games on ABC averaged 1.1 million total viewers, up 19 percent from ABC’s season-long average. in the 2021-22 season. The 1pm ET game between the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins last Saturday averaged 1.13 million viewers (up from … Read more

Pitt takes on Mississippi St in a back-and-forth First Four game

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes DAYTON, Ohio — Jamarius Burton made a go-ahead jumper with 10 seconds left and Pitt edged Mississippi State 60-59 in a back-and-forth First Four game Tuesday night that featured 21 turnovers — the most the NCAA Tournament in five years. Mississippi State had a good chance to win in the … Read more

Diamond Sports Group files for bankruptcy, will continue to broadcast MLB, NBA, NHL games

Published: March 14, 2023 at 9:09 pm ET Diamond Sports Group, which operates regional sports networks that broadcast nearly half of MLB, NBA and NHL games, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday. Diamond is owned by Sinclair Broadcasting Group Inc. SBGI, and operates its affiliates under the Bally Sports name. In a statement … Read more

Connor McDavid puts the NHL on display in goal scoring

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid carries the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabers on March 6, 2023, in Buffalo, NYThe Associated Press Connor McDavid is a must-see for entertainment and not just hockey fans. The best player in the world is having an unusual year that his … Read more

Former NBA star shares outrage as transgender woman bids to play in semi-pro league

Andrew Bogut criticized Basketball Victoria and Basketball Australia for “sacrificing the sanctity of women’s sport” by accepting a transgender athlete’s entry into the women’s competition. Rogue Bogues podcast host Andrew Bogut says he wasn’t a “fan” of Sydney’s controversial gay pride mural. The mural on Wynyard Street, adjacent to the train station of the same … Read more

The Utah ski team wins its 4th consecutive NCAA national championship

Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – It may be March Madness in the collegiate world as basketball takes over the national spotlight, but the University of Utah ski team wasn’t ready to surrender the spotlight just yet. Novie McCabe capped off a week for the Utes and won the women’s 20K Classic … Read more

Grand Canyon defeats Southern Utah in WAC Tournament final

Southern Utah center Jason Spurgin boxes out on a free throw attempt during the WAC Tournament championship game against GCU, Saturday, March 11, 2023, at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. (Courtesy, Western Athletic Conference) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes LAS VEGAS – With a chance to break a 20-year drought of NCAA Tournament bids, Southern … Read more

No. 7 Texas passes No. 3 Kansas 76-56 for the Big 12 title

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dylan Disu overcame early foul trouble with 18 points, Marcus Carr and Sir’Jabari Rice each added 17, and seventh-ranked Texas pumped up a big crowd against quiet Kansas with a romp 76-56 over the third. ranked Jayhawks in the Big 12 Tournament title game on Saturday … Read more

‘We still have something to prove’: Aggies meet Aztecs in 4th title game in 5 years

Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes LAS VEGAS – In the Mountain West preseason media poll, Utah State was picked to finish eighth in the conference. Four months later, he will play in the Mountain West championship game for the fourth time in five seasons. His enemy? Same team as the first three other tournament games: … Read more

NHL GMs share feelings of swinging a big trade: ‘It could be a crazy time’

Don Waddell traded a good friend. In March, 2002 and his Atlanta Thrashers were sitting last in the NHL standings with less than 46 points from 70 games. The St. Louis Blues were trying to get a boost before the game and used Waddell’s captain – 37-year-old Ray Ferraro. Making that deal wasn’t easy for … Read more