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Greg Norman says he was blindsided by Fox’s firing

We’ve chronicled Greg Norman’s brief tenure as main golf analyst at Fox from his shaky performance at last year’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay to his dismissal earlier this month. With Paul Azinger set to replace him in the 18th tower as Joe Buck’s partner on this year’s USGA events, reached out to Norman to get his reaction to being let go after one year on the job...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Azinger replaces Norman as lead golf announcer for Fox

SAN DIEGO (AP) Paul Azinger has been selected as the lead golf analyst for Fox Sports as it enters the second year of televising the U.S. Open and other USGA championships. Fox confirmed Wednesday that Azinger is replacing Greg Norman. Fox signed a 12-year deal with the USGA that started last year, and the first big test was the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. Among the criticism of...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Names: ESPN Announcer Swap, Bob Ryan, Greg Norman

ESPN will stage an NBA-college hoops crossover next month. In other news, ESPN punished contributor Bob Ryan for comments about Mark Jackson, and now-former FOX golf analyst Greg Norman said he is shocked by his dismissal. ESPN to Mix and Match NBA, College Analysts ESPN will mix its NBA and college basketball analysts on February [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
14 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX Officially Dumps Greg Norman

Fox Sports’ first major golf hire has been shown the door. Fox Sports announced Monday that it has parted ways with golf analyst Greg Norman after just one year on the job, characterizing the move as an “amicable separation.” The decision was an open secret by the time it was announced, having already been reported [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Names: Greg Norman, Robert Flores, Rachel Nichols

Fox Sports is reportedly parting ways with Greg Norman after just one year. In other news, ESPN’s Robert Flores could be leaving for another network, and returning ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols might have a new NBA show in the works. Reports: FOX, Norman, Parting Ways Fox Sports is planning to part ways with lead golf [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: ‘I let my mouth get ahead of everything’

Rex Ryan guaranteed the Buffalo Bills would make the playoffs this year and even said he “was getting ready to be” a Super Bowl winning coach. Neither prediction came true for Ryan and his Bills, who missed the playoffs for the 16th straight season. In hindsight, the loud-talking head coach who has been fueled by bluster his entire career now admits he put the cart in front...
Via Sportsnaut
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Norman feels 'sorry' for Tiger Woods

By Mike Cole Greg Norman just can’t help but feel sorry for Tiger Woods. It’s unlikely that Woods, a 14-time major winner will add to his legendary resume this weekend at the Masters, where he’ll enter the final round Sunday 10 strokes behind leader Jordan Spieth. Barring a miracle, Woods will remain shut out at golf’s biggest tournaments since winning the 2008 U.S. Open...
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Golfer Greg Norman Nearly Loses Hand In Chainsaw Accident

Professional golfer Greg Norman had a close call Saturday after an accident involving a chainsaw. The two-time major champion was cutting trees at his Florida home when he mistakenly cut his left hand below the wrist, according to The Associated Press . “Thank God the blade wasn’t running full speed or it would have taken my hand off,” Norman told the AP. “I handled everything...
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Norman injures left hand in chainsaw accident (Photo)

Greg Norman was in the hospital Saturday night after suffering an injury to his left hand in a chainsaw accident."The Shark" posted an Instagram photo of himself laying in a hospital bed with his left hand wrapped in bandages. The caption with the photo reads "Working with a chainsaw ALWAYS be respectful of the unexpected. I was one lucky man today. Damaged, but not down & out...
Via Holdout Sports
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Norman: Probably would've beat Tiger

Greg Norman is never one to shy away from an interview and he certainly let it spill in a recent interview with Golf Magazine. The former world No. 1 golfer said: "I never feared anything on the course, and I wasn't afraid to fail. So I think I'd do pretty well against (Sam) Snead, (Ben) Hogan, Tiger (Woods) and Phil (Mickelson) - whoever. Tiger's a tough guy, but I was a tough...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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