When asked who would win the LSU-Texas A&M game, Ryan Lochte answered 'Auburn'

Ryan Lochte was on ESPN's College GameDay today. Another high profile chance to show off his master improvisational skills. Chris Fowler asked Lochte who he thought would win the game between LSU and... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Fowler opened GameDay by ripping Charlie Weis

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October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

ESPN college football guru Beano Cook dead at 81

The folksy ESPN college football commentator Beano Cook has died. The 81 year-old commentator had worked for the sports network since 1986 and was the sports information director at his alma mater, the University of Pittsburgh, from 1956 to 1966. The university announced Thursday that Cook had died in his sleep. ''He was one of a kind,'' ESPN executive chairman...
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Penis Upstages ***** on ESPN’s Gameday

The University of South Carolina has always been the target of jokes because of their mascot, the Gamecock.  The t-shirts and posters over the years have been legend…wait for it…dary over the years. “You can’t lick our *****” “Fear our *****” “We Love our *****” Gamecock fans do embrace their heritage. They live in COCKominiums. They celebrate their wins in a train...
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October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Get Excited Gamecocks, ESPN College Game Day is Coming

ESPN College GameDay is set to come back to the University of South Carolina. Be on the look out for Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso, and the rest of the ESPN crew as they will be setting up shop on The Horseshoe as they feature the USC vs. UGa game.The Bulldogs (5-0, 3-0) and Gamecocks (5-0, 3-0) will likely produce a exciting game on-the-field. Now it is up to us,...
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September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Thursday Lowdown digs deep for bye-week content

If you're here looking for Michigan game week content, we're sorry to be the ones to break it to you...but it is, in fact, a bye week. But we won't let a little detail like that sidetrack us. We must soldier on. YouTube: Hawkeye Nice This gets posted here for two reasons..."What can I say, Central Michigan is a really good team." and "You regret your...
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September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Fowler confuses Brian Kelly with Charlie Weis

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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

College GameDay in Knoxville for first time since 2004

ESPN's College GameDay will hail from the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee this weekend.  This will be the eighth time the popular college football pre-game show visits Knoxville, however the first time since way back in October of 2004. Given the recent dominance of the SEC (and the amount of airtime the conference receives), it's surprising...
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September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

ESPN's Brett McMurphy has an interesting fun fact...

ESPN has a new feature on their media website - a college football depth chart.  The chart features information, bios, and fun facts about their on-air college football personalities. Not everyone is included here mind you, and the list is broken up into "veterans" like Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit and "rookies" who are ESPN newbies but veterans of the...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

ESPN Sets College Football Studio Show Line-Up

ESPN has come up with its list of studio programs will anchor its coverage of college football. Here is a list of the college football studio programs, with their host and analysts: Studio Commentators ESPN Thursday Scott Van Pelt, Mark May & Brian Griese ESPN Friday Chris Cotter, Lou Holtz & May College GameDay Chris Fowler, Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard...
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August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

College Gameday Site Projections

    We are back! It’s the ESP’s second annual College Gameday Site Projections! In this edition Clayton Tinkle and Tyler Fenwick of Hoke’s Mad Magicians partner up to bring you their best analysis of where Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Chris Fowler and Desmond Howard will go on Saturdays this year. I will take the odd weeks, and Tyler will take the even weeks. Here we go:  ...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Saban visits ESPN campus

Alabama head coach Nick Saban is making the rounds on ESPN's campus today. This morning he was on SportsCenter with Chris Fowler and answered questions regarding Penn State, the Tide's upcoming season and key newcomers to watch out for...
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

ACC Media roundup and other links

The ACC Media voted BC 5th overall in the Atlantic Division. That's not particularly surprising since the majority of the reporters are from Carolina and still view us as a secondary program. Although I teased him on twitter, even Meter avoided his usual "BC: 1st" vote.The recurring question for Spaz was regarding Kuechly. He handles it well and points to Ramsey as...
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July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

The Sconnie Scoop: 7/18/12

The Big Ten Conference announced today that ESPN’s Chris Fowler will be the emcee for the annual football luncheon that is held in conjunction with Big Ten Football Media Days. Wisconsin defensive back Shelton Johnson was named a finalist for the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. Johnson, who collected the most community service hours among all Badger football players, is...
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July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Fowler teaches John McEnroe about Twitter parody accounts

During Wimbledon this morning, announcers Chris Fowler and John McEnroe discussed the rise of parody Twitter accounts in the video above from Guyism. At first, McEnroe seemed disgusted, snapping "shouldn't they be arrested?" at Fowler. Fowler then explained things a little more to McEnroe over a few points, who seemed to completely miss the point of the...
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July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Your Wimbeldon announcing schedule

There will be a significant change at Wimbeldon this year with ESPN taking over the complete broadcasts rights from NBC.  In fact, it will be the first time in 43 years that NBC won't be televising Wimbeldon.  The choice of announcers also looks very intriguing with Chris Fowler, Hannah Storm, and Mike Tirico listed.  Fowler has experience with ESPN's tennis coverage,...
Via Awful Announcing
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Breakfast at Wimbledon Returns as Name of ESPN’s Pre-Match Show

As ESPN prepares for its new role as the exclusive home of live Wimbledon action from first ball to the finals across its networks, Breakfast at Wimbledon returns. That title  will now serve as the name of the on-site, pre-match show leading to five days when the ESPN network alone is televising matches. The one-hour Breakfast at Wimbledon will debut at 7 a.m. ET on “the middle...
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June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

ESPN at the French Open

This weekend ESPN begins its extensive coverage of the French Open. ESPN2′s coverage of Roland Garros will include live action every day, beginning at 5:00a.m. ET.  The tournament begins on ESPN2 and ESPN3 on May 27th and ends on June 7th. Chris Fowler and Chris McKendry will again share host duties on ESPN2, with Fowler also calling matches. 
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May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Some suggestions for the ESPN College GameDay trip to Texas A&M

Texas A&M has won the online poll to have an ESPN College GameDay promo filmed on its campus. Naturally, it would be hoped that the promo would feature come of the Aggie flavor from filming in College Station. Here are a few suggestions on what Kirk Herbstreit and crew can do in the Aggie-centric promo: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso, and Desmond Howard all get...
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May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

CBS, ESPN2 and Tennis Channel to Broadcast 2012 Sony Ericsson Open

MIAMI, Fla. ( – The Sony Ericsson Open has announced its 2012 TV Schedule. ESPN2 will return also joining Tennis Channel and CBS in broadcasting 73.5 thrilling hours of domestic coverage.   Broadcast coverage begins March 24 on Tennis Channel and moves over to ESPN2 beginning March 28; both the women’s and men’s final will broadcast live on CBS March...
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March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN GameDay cast previews Michigan-Ohio State

The GameDay crew is officially in Ann Arbor, and each of the members stopped by to talk to the media this afternoon about Michigan’s upcoming matchup against No. 6 Ohio State. Chris Fowler, Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps and Hubert Davis all had good things to say about Michigan and the direction of the program, and they were extremely impressed with all of the new facilities. More...
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February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Fowler 48 Hours Before Ouster: Leach ‘Clueless’

Two days before Mike Leach was fired, Dec. 29, 2009, Chris Fowler appeared on Colin Cowherd’s nationally syndicated ESPN Radio show. (Leach’s life went up in flames thanks to claims by Fowler ‘close friend’ James ) Fowler appeared on the show to, in part, discuss complaints made about Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach by his ESPN colleague Craig James. The complaints...
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris Fowler And Company Enjoy Announcing Baghdatis Meltdown

Schadenfreude: Satisfaction or pleasure felt at someone else's misfortune. Announcers rarely get the opportunity to revel in the glory of epic schadenfreude. I'd imagine that it's probably considered in poor taste by their employers and within the industry. Luckily for Chris Fowler and company, the stars lined up as they were able to add live commentary to this...
Via Awful Announcing
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

50 Things I Plan On Doing During The College Football Off-Season

It wasn’t until last Tuesday night that I came to have a full appreciation for just how important college football had become in my everyday life. After eating, sleeping and breathing the sport since the beginning of August (and even before that really), all of a sudden, I looked up, and well, there was no college football to be played, no college football to be discussed, and...
Via Aaron Torres Sports
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

This Week In Screengrab Snafus - 1/6

It's Friday and Screengrab Snafus are back!  There are a ton of graphical gaffes to get to, so let's get started, shall we? Let's begin with something called the American Copy Editors Society (or ACES as the clever acronym may be).  I love it!  These people live for snafus of every kind!!!  Just check their database at the bottom of the page!  Nice to see that the...
Via Awful Announcing
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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