Category Archives: CNN Sports

Here’s where sports leagues stand on reopening

Here’s where sports leagues stand on reopening

After months of sports season suspensions, professional leagues are trying to figure out how to kick things back into gear. Teams across various organizations are beginning to reopen their practice facilities for individual players to train. Leagues are in talks to resume their seasons, albeit under very different circumstances. And while sports are unlikely to…MORE

‘The Match II’ is the most-watched golf telecast in the history of cable television

‘The Match II’ is the most-watched golf telecast in the history of cable television

It’s official: People really have missed live sport. The proof was in Sunday’s charity golf match between Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady which attracted an average of 5.8 million viewers. According to Turner Sports, the spectacle was the most-watched golf telecast in the history of cable television after appearing domestically on…MORE

Meet the Manchester United fanatic opening a 33,000-piece museum in Finland

Meet the Manchester United fanatic opening a 33,000-piece museum in Finland

The Finnish capital of Helsinki may not be the first place you’d expect to find a museum crammed with Manchester United memorabilia, but thousands of miles from Old Trafford is a building where Jere Virtanen houses the fruits of a longstanding obsession. Virtanen’s love for United is as old as his love for the game…MORE

Footballers emerge from lockdown with some unexpected new looks

Footballers emerge from lockdown with some unexpected new looks

For some footballers, how they look on the pitch is almost as important as how they play. Many players have their own celebrity hairdressers, while others even fly their favorite barbers to team camps during international competitions. So, with hairdressers across the world having been closed for months because of the coronavirus pandemic, how have…MORE

Vanessa Bryant shares adorable video of baby Capri’s first steps

Vanessa Bryant shares adorable video of baby Capri’s first steps

Vanessa Bryant, wife of the late Kobe Bryant, shared a sweet moment this Memorial Day weekend — a film of their baby daughter’s first steps. In a video posted to Instagram, 11-month-old Capri stumbles across the room for the first time, into the arms of her ecstatic mom. “I’m so proud of you!” Vanessa exclaims.…MORE

Leipzig hammers Mainz as home teams continue to struggle on Bundesliga return

Leipzig hammers Mainz as home teams continue to struggle on Bundesliga return

Timo Werner scored another hat-trick for Leipzig against Mainz as home teams continued to struggle on the Bundesliga’s return. Werner — reportedly a transfer target of Premier League leader Liverpool — netted three goals when Leipzig hammered Mainz 8-0 in November and got three more in Sunday’s 5-0 away victory that kept his side’s slim…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…