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Writer/Reporter for Sports Illustrated (@sinow); adjunct at @columbiajourn, alum of @UMKnightWallace; fan of Ann Arbor, Buffalo and New York. Father of twins.

What ESPN NFL coverage will look like without Tom Jackson

si.com — Your teams. Your favorite writers. Wherever you want them. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS or Android. As Game of Thrones teaches us, succession plans do not always go smoothly. For instance, ESPN is in the middle of a major talent shift for its signature NFL studio programs- NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown-and the network finds itself stuck between two worlds.

Olympic media discusses what they expect in Rio

si.com — Your teams. Your favorite writers. Wherever you want them. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS (iOS or Android) You have seen the foreboding news out of Rio, be it political upheaval, pollution, the Zika virus, street crime, infrastructure issues or the state-sponsored doping of the Russian Olympic team.

SI Media Podcast:

si.com — Tech & Media Add Favorite Favorite Added Episode 67 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Washington Post sports columnist Sally Jenkins. In this episode, Jenkins talks about how she finds stories and what inspires her; what made Pat Summitt such an interesting person; what it was like spending time with Summitt before she passed; writing for an audience in D.C.

NFL, Olympics broadcats, more

si.com — Your teams. Your favorite writers. Wherever you want them. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS or Android. Welcome to the SI Media Mailbag. Writing a Mailbag-as egocentric as it is-is a fun exercise. So thanks for tweeting these questions. (Questions have been edited for grammar, clarity and concision.)

Fans and broadcasting, Tim Tebow and RNC

si.com — Your teams on the go or at home. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS or Android. As part of a Variety-Sports Illustrated conference last week in Los Angeles, the ESPN anchor Hannah Storm offered an interesting possibility as part of a conversation on "The State Of Live Sports Coverage."

Previewing women’s basketball at Rio Games

olympics.si.com — There's no debating that the U.S. women's basketball team-currently riding a 41-game Olympic winning stream that dates back to the 1992 Barcelona Olympics bronze-medal game and includes five gold medals-will be the overwhelming favorites in Rio. Team USA boasts a 58-3 record all-time in Olympic competition, and the squad they're sending to Brazil is arguably the best women's basketball team in history.

Erin Andrews re-signs with Fox but leaves network’s MLB coverage

si.com — Tech & Media Add Favorite Favorite Added Your teams. Your favorite writers. Wherever you want them. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS or Android . * Tennis broadcasting is rife with conflicts of interest Erin Andrews has re-signed with Fox Sports for multiple years but her new deal comes with a big change: She will no longer be part of the network's MLB coverage.

John McEnroe and conflict of interests in broadcasting

si.com — Your teams. Your favorite writers. Wherever you want them. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS (iOS or Android) We have written this before: No sport does broadcasting conflicts quite like tennis, dating to former agent Donald Dell, who provided commentary of matches involving players he represented and tournaments his firm owned and managed.

VP to present award to Craig Sager at ESPYs

si.com — Your teams. Your favorite writers. Wherever you want them. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS or Android. The ESPYs are an annual paradox. Like most award shows, the program overloads viewers with self-congratulations and star-bleeping.

2016 Summer Olympics

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Jul 26, 2016

@JAsanmateo Very much so. Hard to answer this in full on Twitter. Many reasons why. Some things, they have been successful. Others, no.

Jul 26, 2016

After 29 years at ESPN, Tom Jackson told his bosses he was done. The @SInow Media column:  http://on.si.com/2acTu5y 

Jul 26, 2016

@rsportgod Same here for both. Fox national does local news at 10.

Jul 26, 2016

@rsportgod That's all the nets are doing. They've ceded to cable nets and PBS.

Jul 26, 2016

When Sam Hinkie closes this convention, all of you are going to be surprised.


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