OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: RIO’S VIRTUAL REALITY COVERAGE STAMFORD, Conn. – June 30, 2016 – NBC Olympics announced today that it will provide Virtual Reality (VR) coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games exclusively to authenticated users of compatible Samsung Galaxy smartphones together with Samsung Gear VR via the NBC Sports app, marking the first time Olympics… Read More
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: MORE TRIALS NEWS STAMFORD, Conn. – June 29, 2016 – NBC Olympics continues its extensive coverage of the U.S. Olympic Trials with live coverage of the track and field and swimming competition over July Fourth weekend across NBC, NBCSN, NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app.
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: SWIMMING TRIALS UPDATE Who else is OBSESSED with these Olympic trials? I never knew you could actually watch them until this year and they are AMAZING! The swimming tonight left me on the edge of my seat from start to finish. Here are some of the highlights in case you missed… Read More
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: WHO’S COMPETING? Want to know who competing at the Olympics in Rio? We have the answer. Here is a look at who made the USA teams so far, thanks to the NBC Sports Olympic Site. We will continue to keep you posted as we get more information.
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: DIVING TRIALS Who else is completely captivated by these Olympic trials? It is incredible to see people work so hard to make their dreams come true…and to see it happen on TV? That is even better. Here is a look at the diving trials!
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: THE MEN’S GYMNASTICS TRIALS The Olympics in Rio are fast approaching and that means we are now knee deep in the trials for each sport. This will determine the top athletes who will compete and represent the USA in August. Here is a look at the men’s gymnastics trials.
BASKETBALL IN HIGH HEELS: 2016 NBA DRAFT Tonight is the NBA Draft, which is apparently a big deal in basketball and for basketball fans. I didn’t even know this was a thing until tonight. I know, I know, I am a sports reporter/blogger/snarker and should have known this existed, but hey, I learn something new… Read More
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: MORE NEWS ON SWIMMING TRIALS STAMFORD, Conn. – June 23, 2016 – NBC Olympics presents 15.5 hours of coverage of the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials from CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb., including eight consecutive nights in primetime. It begins this Sunday, June 26, at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and continues at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.
TV IN HIGH HEELS: NFL PLAYERS TO FEUD The NFL Players Association (NFLPA), its content subsidiary Athlete Content and Entertainment (“ACE Media”), and ABC’s Family Feud have teamed up for two special shows of “Celebrity Family Feud,” set to air on SUNDAY, JULY 3 (8:00-9:00 p.m.., ET/PT) on the ABC Television Network. In each of the two… Read More
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: THE MEN’S TRIALS BEGIN STAMFORD, Conn. – June 22, 2016 – NBC Olympics continues its unprecedented presentation of the U.S. Olympic Trials with the men’s gymnastics Trials from St. Louis, Mo., beginning this Thursday, June 23, live at 8:30 p.m. ET, on NBCSN. Coverage continues in primetime this Saturday, June 25, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.
TV IN HIGH HEELS: APOLO ANTON OHNO JOINS CAST OF GOLD MEDAL FAMILIES LOS ANGELES, CA (June 22, 2016) – Olympic champion speed skater, Apolo Anton Ohno, is set to executive produce and narrate the upcoming Lifetime docuseries Gold Medal Families, premiering Tuesday, June 28, at 9pm ET/PT. The series showcases six Olympic hopefuls and their families, revealing the extraordinary lengths,… Read More
WRESTLING IN HIGH HEELS: JUNE 20, 2016 WWE HIGHLIGHTS Did you miss WWE Raw tonight? Fear not, Football In High Heels has all the highlights thanks to YouTube. As Warner Wolf says….let’s go to the videotape!
IRONMAN IN HIGH HEELS: TRAINING AND WORKING OUT….IN A GROCERY STORE? Let’s face it. There are days where getting to the gym is impossible. You get stuck at work, life gets in the way or….and let’s be honest here….it’s Dancing With The Stars night. (There are priorities!) As someone training for an Ironman, this can… Read More
FOOTBALL IN HIGH HEELS: PATRIOT COLLABORATES WITH NICKELODEON Santa Monica, Calif.–June 16, 2016–Nickelodeon and New England Patriots™ Super Bowl™ XLIX Champion Rob Gronkowski celebrate the most epic sports fails from around the world in the new viral video series, Crashletes,premiering Tuesday, July 5, at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT).
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: MORE HOSTS ADDED TO EVENT IN RIO STAMFORD, Conn. – June 15, 2016 – Al Michaels, Dan Patrick, Rebecca Lowe, Liam McHugh and Carolyn Manno will serve as hosts for NBC Olympics coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Opening Ceremony is Friday, August 5 on NBC.
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE STAMFORD, CONN. – June 14, 2016 – NBC Olympics today unveiled the set design for NBC’s daytime and late night studio, which will be located on Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Copacabana Beach.
IRONMAN IN HIGH HEELS: BACK IN ACTION It has been forever and a day since I gave an update on my Ironman training. I will be honest, I have not been training as hard as I should be or as I want to be. I am still running and getting my strength training in, but… Read More
DIGITAL IN HIGH HEELS: NBC SPORTS DIGITAL GETS A MAKEOVER STAMFORD, Conn. – June 9, 2016 – NBC Sports Digital is re-branding its live streaming product from NBC Sports Live Extra to the NBC Sports app. In 2016, the NBC Sports app, along with NBCSports.com and NBCOlympics.com, will live stream more than 10,000 events, including 4,500 hours of coverage of… Read More
TELEVISION IN HIGH HEELS: TIM TEBOW’S NEW GIG TELEVISION IN HIGH HEELS: TIM TEBOW’S NEW GIG TIM TEBOW JOINS MIKE HOLMES WITH AN ALL-NEW TWIST FOR HOPEFUL HOMEOWNERS ON THE SEASON TWO PREMIERE OF “HOME FREE” THURSDAY, JUNE 16, ON FOX
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: GOLF CHANNEL ANNOUNCES ON AIR TEAMS ORLANDO, Fla. (June 7, 2016) – NBC Olympics has announced its on-air teams for Golf Channel’s coverage of the men’s (Aug. 11-14) and women’s (Aug. 17-20) golf competition in Rio this summer, as the sport makes its return to the Olympic Games for the first time in more… Read More
HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: HOOKING UP Now that we are knee deep into the Stanley Cup, it is time for more hockey lessons. As always, I am sharing what each term means, along with what I initially thought things meant.
CELEBRITY TRIBUTE: MUHAMMAD ALI It is with great sadness that I report that boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74. The ‘Greatest Of All Time’ was in the hospital for several days due to respiratory illness and septic shock, according to his family.
HOCKEY IN HIGH HEELS: NO IFS, ANDS OR BUTTS ABOUT IT Right now, hockey talk is on the lips of all my friends. Since I am in PA, they are all about the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now that they are in the Stanley Cup finals with San Jose Sharks, I thought it was high time I… Read More
OLYMPICS IN HIGH HEELS: GYMNAST AND DWTS FINALIST TO WORK AS ANALYST STAMFORD, Conn. – June 1, 2016 – Five-time Olympic medalist and 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukinmakes her debut as an NBC Olympics gymnastics analyst in Rio, alongside two-time Olympic medalist Tim Daggett and play-by-play voice Al Trautwig. In addition, gymnastics coaching legend Bela Karolyi reprises his role with NBC Olympics as… Read More