Category Archives: CNN Sports

Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL returns with exciting new calendar

Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL returns with exciting new calendar

There are now only six weeks to wait until the Longines Global Champions Tour kicks off with a spectacular curtain-raiser in Doha, Qatar. Equestrian’s most prestigious competition returns for 2020 with an 18-stop tour showcasing the very best show jumping talent around the world. The first leg in Doha will take place between March 5-7…MORE

The women bidding to make history at the 24 Hours of Daytona

The women bidding to make history at the 24 Hours of Daytona

She is striving to etch her name in the history books, but equally Katherine Legge hopes to changes perceptions of female race car drivers by winning the Rolex 24 at Daytona this weekend. Legge and her GEAR Racing teammates Christina Nielsen, Rahel Frey and Tatiana Calderon are bidding to become the first all-female line up…MORE

Tearful Caroline Wozniacki bids goodbye to tennis at Australian Open

Tearful Caroline Wozniacki bids goodbye to tennis at Australian Open

Serena Williams shed a tear following her loss at the Australian Open — not to lament her own performance, but because her close friend had just played her final game of professional tennis. Caroline Wozniacki announced last year that she would end her playing days in Melbourne at the age of 29. The Dane’s 7-5…MORE

Serena Williams stunned by Qiang Wang at the Australian Open

Serena Williams stunned by Qiang Wang at the Australian Open

Serena Wiliams‘ hunt for a 24th grand slam remains a work in progress after the US star was stunned by China’s Qiang Wang at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Friday. The 28-year-old from the Chinese port city of Tianjin was the No. 27 seed heading in to the tournament, but edged past Williams 6-4…MORE

Rafael Nadal hits ball girl in head with shot, apologizes with kiss

Rafael Nadal hits ball girl in head with shot, apologizes with kiss

Rafael Nadal called it one of the more scary moments he’s had on the tennis court. The world No. 1 was en route to a straight-sets win against Argentina’s Federico Delbonis, leading 4-1 in the third set of their second-round match Thursday. But on a return of serve, a scorching forehand from Nadal hit a…MORE

Zion Williamson stuns for New Orleans Pelicans in record-breaking NBA debut

Zion Williamson stuns for New Orleans Pelicans in record-breaking NBA debut

Expectation is higher for the 2019 NBA draft’s number one overall selection Zion Williamson than any rookie since LeBron James. Perhaps ever. The hype surrounding Williamson built and built during his single year at Duke University as video clip after video clip of him dunking on unfortunate opponents went viral. When the New Orleans Pelicans…MORE

Nick Kyrgios and Gilles Simon mock Rafael Nadal routine at Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios and Gilles Simon mock Rafael Nadal routine at Australian Open

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but Nick Kyrgios didn’t appear to be praising Rafael Nadal’s pre-serve routine when he mimicked the Spaniard at the Australian Open. In response to a time violation at the end of the second set, Kyrgios chuntered before imitating Rafa’s ticks — a swipe of the hair…MORE

Blogs

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…