Ohio State's new OC Brian Hartline and C.J. Stroud declares for NFL Draft | No. 1 CFB Show
Fox Sports’ RJ Young shares his thoughts on Brian Hartline’s promotion to Ohio State's offensive coordinator and the challenges that may come with a new starting QB in his first year as C.J. Stroud declared for the NFL Draft.foxsports.com
What’s being said nationally ahead of Michigan-TCU Fiesta Bowl matchup
2 Michigan (13-0) enters Saturday’s Fiesta Bowl national semifinal against No. This is the first matchup between the two programs and they play contrasting styles, but most experts are giving Michigan the clear edge. TCU leads the nation with seven comeback wins, but no team has been better than Michigan in the second half. The Wolverines also have the experience factor in their favor, reaching the CFP for the second straight year. (Dallas Morning News)Fiesta Bowl keys to victory: How Michigan and TCU will win College Football Playoff semifinal (USA Today)MICHIGAN SEES SHADES OF CADE MCNAMARA IN TCU’S MAX DUGGAN (FOX SPORTS)mlive.com
FOX Sports Detroit will soon be renamed ‘Bally Sports Detroit’
DETROIT – By the time the Detroit Tigers take the field for Opening Day, they will be playing on a network with a brand-new name: “Bally Sports Detroit.”FOX Sports announced at noon Wednesday (March 17) that it is rebranding all of its regional sports networks. For example, FOX Sports Detroit will now be called “Bally Sports Detroit.”That change will be made for all the regional sports networks under the FOX affiliation. “The FOX Sports regional networks are now Bally Sports,” a promotional video announced. You can watch the full video below. That means the first full day of Ball Sports Detroit will include the Tigers’ first game of the 2021 season against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park.
Fox Sports Detroit will get new name as part of Sinclair, Bally’s rebrand
DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18: A Fox Sports cameraman runs a TV camera during the game between the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on October 18, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/Detroit Lions/Getty Images)The Tigers, Red Wings and Pistons won’t be playing on Fox Sports Detroit for much longer -- at least not in name. Fox Sports Detroit, the main broadcasters for the three pro sports teams in Detroit, along with other local sports programming, will be renamed as part of a major rebranding by Sinclair and Bally’s Sports. According to SBD, Fox Sports Detroit will be renamed Bally Sports Detroit. Sinclair bought the regional sports networks from Disney in 2019 and sold the naming rights to Bally’s in November.
Bowyer chooses long role in NASCAR over proper farewell tour
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – If Clint Bowyer could have scripted his sendoff, it most certainly would have been a proper blowout for NASCAR's best partier. Bowyer would have had fans and friends and celebrated every week all along the NASCAR circuit if he'd had his way. I was getting close to being ready," Bowyer said of retirement. The pandemic gave Bowyer weekly studio time and his large and loud personality was full-throttle during the virtual racing telecasts. Just like Waltrip did for nearly two decades, Bowyer can now look toward a long future in NASCAR's spotlight.
AP Top 25 Podcast: Coaching carousel picks up speed
In the last two weeks, two Power Five coaches have been fired. College Footballs silly season is about to kick into hire gear. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports and The Athletic joins APs Ralph Russo in an all-coaching carousel episode. Plus, what assistant coaches could be in the mix for a promotion? ____Follow Ralph D. Russo at https://twitter.com/ralphDrussoAP and listen http://www.westwoodonepodcasts.com/pods/ap-top-25-college-football-podcast/___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25