Archive for December 17th, 2020

Antetokounmpo Signs Historic Extension, CBS & Nickelodeon Broadcasting Playoff Game, Alabama Wins Recruiting Day


Giannis Antetokounmpo signed a maximum contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks for $228.2 million over five years.  The defending NBA MVP is now the highest-paid athlete in North American team sports.


CBS Sports and Nickelodeon will be working together to broadcast one of the NFL’s Wild Card Playoff games on January 10th. The deal will feature kid-driven content during the game and a special kid-centric halftime show. The play-by-play announcers will feature Noah Eagles, Nate Burleson, and Nickelodeon personality Gabrielle Nevaeh Green.  Nickelodeon will also broadcast “The Spongebob SportsPants Countdown Special” with an appearance by Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, and CBS announcers Jim Nantz and Tony Romo.

According to ViacomCBS Kids and Family President, “Our game plan is to make sure the NFL Wild Card Game on Nickelodeon definitely lives up to its name by infusing the telecast with Nick’s sensibility of surprise and fun at almost every turn. We’re incredibly proud to team up with CBS Sports and the NFL to elevate the thrill of this game for kids and families to enjoy together.”

Alabama had a big recruiting day signing six five-star and 13 four-star recruits and stealing two four-star prospects from rival LSU. Georgia, LSU, Clemson, and Oregon also had solid days.



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