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Paul Azinger replaces Greg Norman as Fox golf analyst

  Shortly after Fox Sports fires Greg Norman as its lead golf analyst, they hired 2008 Ryder Cup winning captain Paul Azinger to their team.   Azinger, who has also won 12 PGA Tour tournaments including the 1993 PGA Championship was an analyst working alongside six-time major champion, Nick Faldo for ABC before he landed a gig with ESPN, where he has been until now. With ESPN...
Via The GP Golf Report
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Azinger replaces Greg Norman on U.S. Open coverage for Fox Sports

Norman lasted just one year as the lead golf analyst for Fox. SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Paul Azinger has been selected as the lead golf analyst for Fox Sports as it enters the second year of televising the U.S. Open and other USGA championships. Fox confirmed Wednesday that Azinger is replacing Greg Norman. Fox signed a 12-year deal with the USGA...
Via NJ.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Norman says he was blindsided by Fox’s firing

We’ve chronicled Greg Norman’s brief tenure as main golf analyst at Fox from his shaky performance at last year’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay to his dismissal earlier this month. With Paul Azinger set to replace him in the 18th tower as Joe Buck’s partner on this year’s USGA events, Golf.com reached out to Norman to get his reaction to being let go after one year on the job...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Azinger replaces Greg Norman as lead golf announcer for FOX

SAN DIEGO — Paul Azinger has been selected as the lead golf analyst for FOX Sports as it enters the second year of televising the U.S. Open and other USGA championships.FOX confirmed Wednesday that Azinger is replacing Greg Norman.FOX signed a 12-year deal with the USGA that started last year, and the first big test was the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. Among the criticism of the...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Azinger to Replace Greg Norman on FOX

Fox Sports has picked its replacement for Greg Norman, and it is not much of a surprise. ESPN golf commentator Paul Azinger has been named the lead analyst for Fox Sports’ golf coverage, working alongside Joe Buck and Brad Faxon. Prior to the official announcement Wednesday morning, the news was reported by Golf Digest and [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Azinger replaces Norman as lead golf announcer for Fox

SAN DIEGO (AP) Paul Azinger has been selected as the lead golf analyst for Fox Sports as it enters the second year of televising the U.S. Open and other USGA championships. Fox confirmed Wednesday that Azinger is replacing Greg Norman. Fox signed a 12-year deal with the USGA that started last year, and the first big test was the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. Among the criticism of...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Fox to name Paul Azinger as the main U.S. Open analyst

In a move to establish credibility with golf fans, it appears Fox will hire Paul Azinger as its analyst for the U.S. Open and other USGA events in 2016 and beyond. It comes ten days after Fox let Greg Norman go after a poor performance at Chambers Bay in the network’s first year as USGA rightsholder. Golf Digest reports that Azinger will sign a multi-year contract and a source...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Azinger to be announced as lead announcer for Fox

SAN DIEGO (AP) Paul Azinger has been selected as the lead golf analyst for Fox Sports as it enters the second year of televising the U.S. Open and other USGA championships. Two people informed of the decision say Azinger is replacing Greg Norman. They spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because Fox was still working out the final details of his contract...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl player since the team's inception in 1996

Can you name every Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl player since the team's inception in 1996? Clue: The year of the Pro Bowl and the player's position.
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Names: ESPN Announcer Swap, Bob Ryan, Greg Norman

ESPN will stage an NBA-college hoops crossover next month. In other news, ESPN punished contributor Bob Ryan for comments about Mark Jackson, and now-former FOX golf analyst Greg Norman said he is shocked by his dismissal. ESPN to Mix and Match NBA, College Analysts ESPN will mix its NBA and college basketball analysts on February [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
17 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX Officially Dumps Greg Norman

Fox Sports’ first major golf hire has been shown the door. Fox Sports announced Monday that it has parted ways with golf analyst Greg Norman after just one year on the job, characterizing the move as an “amicable separation.” The decision was an open secret by the time it was announced, having already been reported [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Fox Sports replacing Greg Norman on golf coverage, per reports

The two-time major champion worked two events for Fox in 2015. ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Greg Norman is no longer part of the golf team for Fox Sports, according to published reports. Golfweek Magazine and Golf.com reported Sunday night that the two-time major champion is being replaced for next year. Fox Sports last year started a 12-year contract...
Via NJ.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Norman out as Fox Sports golf analyst

  Just after the debut season of Fox Sports golf coverage, Greg Norman is out as lead analyst according to Links Magazine who broke the story via Twitter.   Norman teamed up with Joe Buck for the USGA’s biggest events, including the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. The decision of hiring Norman came after NBC’s longtime coverage of the U.S. Open came to an end and Norman himself...
Via The GP Golf Report
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Golfer Jamie Donaldson’s Finger Vs. Chainsaw

Jamie Donaldson is 49th in the latest World Golf Rankings, which makes it even more strange that the guy would have his hand(s) anywhere near a chainsaw. But, as I’m always told by readers and Twitter life experts, athletes have to live a life and you have to use a chainsaw here and there. Donaldson, who’s a Ryder Cup vet, found out that a fight against a chainsaw might not...
Via Busted Coverage
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Norman’s tenure at Fox is over after one year

The story surfaced Sunday evening and spread throughout the golf community. Links Magazine reports that Greg Norman has been dropped by Fox after working just one year with the network as its U.S. Open analyst: LINKS has just learned that @SharkGregNorman is out at @FOXGOLF. — LINKS Magazine (@LINKSMagazine) January 18, 2016 Fox has yet to comment on this, but it appears that...
Via Awful Announcing
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Norman to be replaced at Fox Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Greg Norman is no longer part of the golf team for Fox Sports, according to published reports. Golfweek Magazine and Golf.com reported Sunday night that the two-time major champion is being replaced for next year. Fox Sports last year started a 12-year contract with the USGA that includes the U.S. Open, U.S. Women's Open and its other championships. Norman...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Names: Greg Norman, Robert Flores, Rachel Nichols

Fox Sports is reportedly parting ways with Greg Norman after just one year. In other news, ESPN’s Robert Flores could be leaving for another network, and returning ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols might have a new NBA show in the works. Reports: FOX, Norman, Parting Ways Fox Sports is planning to part ways with lead golf [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: ‘I let my mouth get ahead of everything’

Rex Ryan guaranteed the Buffalo Bills would make the playoffs this year and even said he “was getting ready to be” a Super Bowl winning coach. Neither prediction came true for Ryan and his Bills, who missed the playoffs for the 16th straight season. In hindsight, the loud-talking head coach who has been fueled by bluster his entire career now admits he put the cart in front...
Via Sportsnaut
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Day, Jarrod Lyle honored with golf awards

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) Jason Day has been named the winner of the inaugural Greg Norman Medal as Australia's best-performing international golfer while Jarrod Lyle was awarded the PGA Tour's Courage Award for his battle with cancer. Day, ranked No. 2 in the world, won five times on the U.S. PGA Tour this year, including his first major at the U.S. PGA Championship. Day, one...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tonight on YES: An exciting lineup no Yankee fan will want to miss

No need to watch the Mets, Astros or Blue Jays: The Empire strikes back tonight on YES, with funny Seth Meyers! collectible Brandon Steiner! THE Greg Norman! and a special swing clinic with Jimmy Hanlin, which is guaranteed to put wood in your stroke!Let's all be there! Tonight on YES! where the programmers provide hits in the same magnitude as the Yankee batting order: ABSOLUTELY...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Should Fox court David Feherty for its U.S. Open coverage?

Now that David Feherty is a free agent no longer with CBS and his contract with Golf Channel about to expire, he’s able to hear from all networks interested in his services. And while conventional wisdom tells you that NBC/Golf Channel would be Feherty’s likely destination, what about the network that airs the USGA events, Fox? Let’s think about that for a brief moment. Fox...
Via Awful Announcing
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chrissy Teigen Vs. Chicken Wings, Beadle Doing Radio & Greg Norman’s Bare Ass

  Tiger Woods is back in action at 2:30 on the Golf Channel. That should keep you busy all afternoon. There’s also Canadian...
Via Busted Coverage
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch golf legends get emotional discussing British Open's iconic Claret Jug

The Open Championship begins next week at St. Andrews, where Jordan Spieth will look to take the next step in his bid to become the first golfer to win all four majors in the same PGA season. A week before it looks ahead to the future of golf, the tournament released a video honoring the British Open's past and the storied Claret Jug the 21-year-old Spieth is hoping to hoist next...
Via Fox Sports
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth Almost Fell In Water While Reeling In Tuna — And Shark

Jordan Spieth can’t stop winning. The golf superstar has been fantastic on the links this season, as he’s already won the Masters and the U.S. Open. Not bad, right? Well apparently his dominance extends off the golf course. Heck, it even extends off of dry land. Spieth is gearing up for the season’s third major, the Open Championship, by playing in the John Deere Classic this...
Via NESN.com
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

U.S. Senior Open on Fox Improves Upon Last Week’s Debut

Though it aired with considerably less fanfare than the U.S. Open, the U.S. Senior Open was a second chance of sorts for Fox. Last weekend, the 50-and-over major championship aired on the Fox family of networks. It was a good opportunity for Joe Buck, Greg Norman, and company, to improve upon last week’s Fox golf debut. Since only a week has passed since the U.S. Open, not everything...
Via Awful Announcing
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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