More People Watched A Rerun Of NCIS Than Lakers-Knicks: Last Week's TV…

A weekly feature wherein we contextualize TV ratings for national sports broadcasts. Data via Nielsen, Sports Business Journal's John Ourand and @TVSportsRTGS. Viewership numbers represent approximate number of persons tuned to a given program; ratings share refers to the percentage of all households using a… » 12/19/12 3:15pm 12/19/12 3:15pm

What's Next For The Big East's Non-Football Schools?

So what do the Big East's non-football schools do now that they've pulled the old it's-not-you-it's-me routine and broken up with the Big East? They can form their own seven-team conference, but a basketball league with Georgetown, Villanova, and Marquette isn't all that appealing when it also only includes St.… » 12/14/12 6:40pm 12/14/12 6:40pm

It Looks Like The Big East's Non-Football Schools Are Jumping Ship

ESPN is reporting that the Big East's seven non-football schools are planning to leave the conference, with an announcement coming within the next two days. The presidents of Georgetown, Marquette, Villanova, St. John's, Providence, Seton Hall, and DePaul met in New York on Sunday and had a teleconference with the Big… » 12/13/12 1:30pm 12/13/12 1:30pm

The Big Bang Theory Doubled Up Thursday Night Football: Last Week's TV…

A weekly feature wherein we contextualize TV ratings for national sports broadcasts. Data via Nielsen, Sports Business Journal's John Ourand and @TVSportsRTGS. Viewership numbers represent approximate number of persons tuned to a given program; ratings share refers to the percentage of all households using a… » 12/12/12 2:00pm 12/12/12 2:00pm

Professional Lacrosse Player Jovan Miller Ends His Boycott Of Racist…

It's been a little less than month since we told you about Jovan Miller and his boycott of Warrior, Major League Lacrosse's official equipment sponsor, over its use of the hashtag #ninjaplease to promote its products on various social media outlets. Miller, one of three black MLL players, was offended by the slogan's… » 12/05/12 6:30pm 12/05/12 6:30pm

Nobody Wants To Watch The Eagles: Last Week’s TV Ratings, In Context

A weekly feature wherein we contextualize TV ratings for national sports broadcasts. Data via Nielsen, Sports Business Journal's John Ourand and @TVSportsRTGS. Viewership numbers represent approximate number of persons tuned to a given program; ratings share refers to the percentage of all households using a… » 12/05/12 3:15pm 12/05/12 3:15pm

Here's A 1989 Episode Of Michael Jordan's Lost Television Show

A reader named Scott alerted us to this video, which is apparently an episode of a local television show Michael Jordan had in 1989 called Michael Jordan's Airwaves. MJ sits down with Chicago sports anchor Jim Rose in front of a live studio audience to talk about the upcoming season. It oozes 80s goodness. Here are… » 11/29/12 5:50pm 11/29/12 5:50pm

Should Golf Be Allowed To Grow Up? The USGA Says No.

Let us, for a moment, discuss the intricacies of golf. Putting is perhaps the most difficult aspect of the game. One inch to the left, you win; one more to the right, you lose. Good putting requires an incredibly smooth stroke. In recent years, some players have started to use long putters—which they press to their… » 11/28/12 6:30pm 11/28/12 6:30pm

Gift Guide Roundup: Your Best Suggestions For Joggers

Some people like to jog, despite all the horrible things that may happen to them when they do. Perhaps you know one such person and would like to buy them a gift this holiday season. We asked you to get the ball rolling and suggest gifts for your unfortunate jogger friends. » 11/28/12 3:00pm 11/28/12 3:00pm

More People Watched The Spongebob Movie Than UCLA-Stanford Or…

A weekly feature wherein we contextualize TV ratings for national sports broadcasts. Data via Nielsen, Sports Business Journal's John Ourand and @TVSportsRTGS. Viewership numbers represent approximate number of persons tuned to a given program; ratings share refers to the percentage of all households using a… » 11/28/12 2:45pm 11/28/12 2:45pm