July 4th, 1985: The Show Must Go On

Thousands of baseball books have been published. Millions of baseball stories have been told, every one of them starts with the same basic understanding: two teams, nine innings, balls, strikes, runs, hits and errors. Along the way there are various twists and turns ending in perfect games, no-hitters, walk off home runs and everything in between. No two games are the same, but many...
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Today in Tribe History: June 10, 1959

1959 – Rocky Colavito slams four home runs in a row, establishing an Indians record, as Cleveland hits six in the game to defeat Baltimore at Memorial Stadium, 11-8. The Indians cleanup hitter had to wait to display his power, as he drew a walk his first time home and rode a Minnie Minoso home run to home plate to give the Tribe an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first. In the...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

AA Q&A: Ernie Johnson

Ernie Johnson’s NBA season ended Tuesday night with the Cavaliers’ 118-88 victory over the Hawks, completing a four-game sweep in the Eastern Conference Finals. But the Inside the NBA host is hardly done with his work for the summer, as Johnson will transition into his other regular duties of calling MLB games and the PGA Championship for Turner Sports. Hours before Tuesday’s...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Inside the NBA’s 2014-2015 greatest hits are pretty great

A regular nominee and winner of Sports Emmys and Awful Announcing People’s Sports Media Awards, Inside the NBA is one of the few tolerable pregame, halftime and postgame shows on television. Its analysts Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal are always entertaining, the show is run by the smooth and reliable Ernie Johnson, but they also play games, bring on guests...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks fan cries while meeting Shaquille O'Neal (Video)

A female Atlanta Hawks fan broke down in tears while meeting Shaquille O’Neal after Wednesday night’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Shaq used her phone to take a picture with her and gave her a big kiss on the cheek during a commercial break in TNT's Inside the NBA postgame show. As Shaq's colleagues teased him about it when they returned from the break, Shaq joked...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Shaq and Ernie Johnson were on Kiss Cam

Kiss Cam incidents are typically pretty paint by the numbers (unless an overly scripted denial takes place), but during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday, Ernie Johnson and Shaquille O’Neal were shown on the jumbotron at Philips Arena, and things got weird. It's a perfect match! — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) May 21, 2015 That’s one...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Shaquille O’Neal kisses Ernie Johnson on Atlanta Hawks kiss cam

If you have ever attended a sporting event in person, you have probably seen a kiss cam before and during tonight’s game one of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cavaliers-Hawks, Shaquille O’Neal got into the kiss cam spirit. During a stoppage of play in the second quarter, watch as Shaq plants a kiss on Inside the NBA host Ernie Johnson in front of the fans in Atlanta...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Turner re-signs entire Inside the NBA crew to multi-year deals

For those that expected Bill Simmons to slide right into Charles Barkley’s seat on Inside the NBA, you’ve got another thing coming. At the Turner Sports upfront event on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden, it was announced that the entire Inside the NBA crew (Barkley, Ernie Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, and Kenny Smith) had signed multi-year extensions with the company. This is...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

TNT Reaches Contract Extensions With NBA Studio Team

The longtime Inside the NBA studio team is staying put for at least a few more years. Turner Sports announced Wednesday that it has reached multi-year contract extensions with TNT NBA studio host Ernie Johnson and analysts Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal. The extensions should keep the studio team together into the start [...]
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shaquille O’Neal Nearly Wipes Out Entire Set of Inside the NBA

If you aren’t a fan of Shaquille O’Neal, a.k.a. The Big Aristotle, then you probably aren’t a fan of laughing and enjoying life all that much. The combination of Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and O’Neal make for fantastic television on TNT’s Inside the NBA, but there have been plenty of blunders along the way which only seem to enhance the viewers experience...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Touching moment: Ernie Johnson gives his Sports Emmy to Stuart Scott’s daughters

There is class and then there is this. Last night, Ernie Johnson didn’t just bring down the house at the Sports Emmys. He had the audience reaching for their tissues. Seemed like everyone had something in their eyes after seeing this incredibly gracious gesture. … Continue Reading
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ernie Johnson gives his Sports Emmy to Stuart Scott’s family

Ernie johnson giving his Emmy to Stuart Scott's 2 daughters taelor and sydni — Josh Krulewitz (@jksports) May 6, 2015 Ernie Johnson is a class act.  At last night’s Sports Emmys, Johnson was once again honored as the Best Studio Host on television.  After receiving the award, he won the night by giving the award to Stuart Scott’s two daughters....
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch TNT's Ernie Johnson Give His Emmy Award To Stuart Scott's Kids

TNT broadcaster Ernie Johnson won the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Studio Host on Tuesday night...gave it to Stuart Scott's daughters. WATCH: Ernie won the Emmy for Best Studio Host tonight and presented it to Stuart Scott's daughters.— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) May 6, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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TNT's Ernie Johnson wins Emmy, gives it to Stuart Scott's daughters

Ernie Johnson won an Emmy for his role on TNT's "Inside the NBA" on Tuesday night, but his best moment came as he accepted the award. Johnson, who won the award for best studio host, dedicated it to the memory of late ESPN host Stuart Scott and presented the award to his daughters, Taelor and Sydni. It was an emotional moment for Johnson, who said he and Scott bonded because they...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

TNT’s Ernie Johnson Gave Away His Emmy To Stuart Scott’s Daughters (Video)

Ernie Johnson is one of the best studio hosts in television, tasked with keeping Shaquille O’Neal, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley in line and on topic during TNT’s NBA broadcasts. Tuesday night, Johnson was recognized for his work with an Emmy for best studio host. Instead of accepting the award, though, he did something amazing: gave it away. Johnson invited the daughters of...
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ernie Johnson Honors Stuart Scott, Gives Award to Scott’s Daughters

Ernie Johnson of TNT was honored at the Sports Emmy Awards on Tuesday. Then the long-time anchor made a move that caused tears to spring from eyes throughout the auditorium. Having just won the Emmy for best studio host, Johnson turned around and gave his award to the daughters of the late, great Stuart Scott, who passed away due to cancer this past January. Ernie Johnson @TNT Won...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ernie Johnson gives his Emmy to Stuart Scott’s daughters

Ernie Johnson has always been a class act and is being commended for his wonderful gesture on Tuesday night. Johnson, a TV host for Turner Sports and CBS Sports, won the Sports Emmy for Best Studio Host. Johnson then brought the daughters of the late Stuart Scott on stage with him and presented them with...Read More
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ernie Johnson Give His Sports Emmy To Stuart Scott's Daughters

The sports world is still missing Stuart Scott. When the SportsCenter host passed away from cancer in January, it left a void in every sports fan...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Hoff-time, Mariota Jets Jersey & Sportsmageddon

Ernie Johnson looking like Fire Marshall Bill, Terminator hanging out in Baltimore and Apt. not Haunted. Do you see random sh$% while driving to work and think it needs to be seen by the masses? We want your WTF photos. Email us:
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

E:60 to profile Turner’s Ernie Johnson

In a rare instance of a network profiling someone from another outlet, ESPN’s E:60 will air a profile tonight on Turner Sports’ Ernie Johnson. This will not be just your regular run-of-the-mill profile which goes into EJ’s career highlights. Tonight’s airing will the first of two parts on the Inside the NBA and NCAA Final Four host. The profile will be lead by Jeremy Schaap...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Charles Barkley’s head spin as he hears playoff scenarios (Video)

Charles Barkley is nowhere near as dumb as he sometimes appears to be on TV, but he certainly fit the bill on Tuesday night. Ernie Johnson began reading off some of the playoff seeding scenarios on “Inside the NBA,” and the rest of the crew tried to follow along. That was quite the task for...Read More
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Your NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Announcing Schedule

First 68 became 64.  Then 64 became 32.  And now we have our final 16 teams competing for the 2015 NCAA Tournament title.  The Round of 32 brought more upsets, our first top seed crashing out, and plenty of intriguing storylines.  Oh, and there’s still unbeaten Kentucky.  Here’s your Sweet 16 announcing schedule including dates/times/announcers for Thursday and Friday.  First...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Big changes to 2015 NCAA Tournament Announcers for CBS/Turner

March is officially here which means the Madness is just around the corner.  And no, I’m not talking about shoveling out from another blizzard, I’m talking about the NCAA Tournament!  And aside from Selection Sunday, today represents one of the most exciting days at AA HQ – the release of the announcing pairings for the tournament.  And although we tried our best to project...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Daybreak: 2/13/15 - Hour 3

NBA on TNT Analyst, Ernie Johnson drops in. We talk to Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports, and Bottom Barrel Betting...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ernie Johnson pokes fun at Russell Westbrook’s media hate OKC Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook is doing his best Marshawn Lynch impersonation and giving the silent treatment to the local media.  After a triple double in a victory earlier this week, Westbrook refused to answer questions beyond “we executed well.” So after a victory over the Heat last night, Westbrook sat...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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