Category Archives: CNN Sports

Zion Williamson injury: Should he stop playing in the NCAA?

Zion Williamson injury: Should he stop playing in the NCAA?

Zion Williamson is the biggest draw men’s college basketball has seen in years. He is expected to be the top pick in June’s NBA draft and is considered the best NBA prospect since LeBron James. At 18 years old, he’s been a walking highlight reel for Duke. The reason he’s not playing in the league…MORE

Global Champions League: Teams announced for 2019 season

Global Champions League: Teams announced for 2019 season

The line-ups for the 2019 Global Champions League (GCL) have been announced — with a number of high-profile stars making a switch to different teams. London Knights, last year’s winner of the GCL Championship, has retained the core of its powerful line up and added Max Kuhner to the ranks of Ben Maher, Olivier Philippaerts,…MORE

Manny Machado: Record $300m deal agreed, according to reports

Manny Machado: Record $300m deal agreed, according to reports

Manny Machado, who spent the 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, has agreed a record-breaking $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres, according to reports. If confirmed, the franchise’s 10-year agreement with the 26-year-old would be the most expensive contract ever signed by a free agent in American sports…MORE

Lindsey Vonn: Mikaela Shiffrin ‘in a league of her own’

Lindsey Vonn: Mikaela Shiffrin ‘in a league of her own’

She retired as the greatest female ski racer of all time, but Lindsey Vonn believes fellow American Mikaela Shiffrin is “in a league of her own” and will shatter all records as long as she stays healthy. Vonn, who bowed out of the skiing four wins short of the all-time record, says Shiffrin is on…MORE

Caster Semenya needs to be treated fairly, says US Olympic great Ed Moses

Caster Semenya needs to be treated fairly, says US Olympic great Ed Moses

US athletics great Ed Moses says sport has had its “head in the ground” over the issue of hypoandrogenism and called for South African Caster Semenya to be treated fairly as her appeal against testosterone restrictions in female runners takes place in Switzerland. Semenya, the double Olympic 800m champion, is hyperandrogenous, meaning she has elevated…MORE

White Turf: Horse racing with a touch of frost

White Turf: Horse racing with a touch of frost

Far from your typical race meeting, the upmarket ski resort of St. Moritz is home to one of the most spectacular events on the horse racing calendar. White Turf, held annually over three Sundays in February, is a festival of racing on a frozen lake at the foothills of the Engadine mountains in Switzerland. It’s…MORE

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

Marcel Hirscher claimed the third slalom World Championship gold of his career, drawling level with the men’s record set by legendary Swede Ingemar Stenmark. The Austrian superstar blew away the rest of the field, finishing 0.65 seconds ahead of compatriot and nearest rival Michael Matt. Marco Schwarz completed the Austrian clean sweep in third, making…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…