Pam Oliver
American sportscaster
Pam Oliver
Pamela Donielle "Pam" Oliver is an American sportscaster known for her work on the sidelines for various NBA and NFL games.
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Biggest NFL injuries of Week 3
ABC News - 5 months
Here are the most significant NFL players who got banged up in Week 3: Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks: Wilson came into Week 3 with a banged up right ankle, and he suffered a sprained left knee when he was dragged to the ground by Eli Harold?on Sunday. Wilson missed one snap before coming back in to finish the possession. Doctors ran him through a number of tests on the sideline, and on the next offensive possession, backup quarterback Trevone Boykin replaced Wilson. Fox's Pam Oliver said the team told her Wilson was going to sit for the remainder of the game, regardless of injury, due to the Seahawks' big lead. Oliver reported that Wilson would not return to the game. According to ESPN Seahawks reporter Sheil Kapadia, Wilson will get an MRI but is expected to be ready for next week.? Jeremy Langford, RB, Chicago Bears:?Langford suffered an ankle injury in...
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Does Le Return Of LeBron Signal A Comeback For Cleveland?
NPR - over 2 years
From LeBron James' return to the Cleveland Cavaliers to longtime NFL reporter Pam Oliver being sidelined from the sidelines, the Barbershop guys weigh in on the latest news. » E-Mail This
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NFL Reporter Pam Oliver on Her Career & Mean Tweets
Wall Street Journal - about 3 years
Fox Sports NFL sideline reporter Pam Oliver talks to the Wall Street Journal’s Lee Hawkins about her journey to the top of the sports journalism field, the recent firestorm of negative social media comments about her hair, the advice she gives to women who aspire to become sports reporters, and covering the NFL and the Super Bowl.
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Pam Oliver, Indiferrence, and the Disrespecting of Black Women
Huffington Post - about 3 years
For four quarters of the NFL NFC Championship game on Sunday, January 18, Pam Oliver was the person who was dehumanized on social media. Richard Sherman was later criticized for his words; Pam Oliver was mocked for her appearance. There have been hundreds of articles and probably millions of individual discussions since then analyzing Richard Sherman and the characterizations of Black men in the United States. Unfortunately, I've only found two articles (from and Howard University Radio) that have discussed the remarks directed at Pam Oliver on the eve of MLK Day. My experiences growing up in the east side of Austin, Texas and working at schools and youth serving organizations in Washington, DC have made me realize that there seems to be a reluctance in the Black community -- and American society in general -- to publicly confront certain issues, depending on the gender which is affected. I think the gleeful insults directed at Pam Oliver were representative of the disre ...
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Getting ready for the playoff sidelines with Fox's Pam Oliver
The Business Journals - about 3 years
Sideline reporters spend their workdays trying to get inside the mindset of football players. This season, Pam Oliver came very close to living the life of an NFL player. Including time on the injury list. Consider the ups and downs of the  52-year-old NFL on Fox sideline reporter’s season: During a preseason game Aug. 18,  an errant warm-up pass thrown by Chandler Harnish of the Indianapolis Colts hit Oliver in the head. She finished the broadcast but was later diagnosed with a concussion…
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Pam Oliver almost got run over by a marching band
USA Today - over 3 years
Watch out for those trumpets!
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Your Week 3 NFL Announcing Schedule
Awful Announcing - over 3 years
Let the Brian Hoyer era in Cleveland begin! Broadcast maps available at The 506. Thursday, September 19 Kansas City Chiefs at Philadelphia Eagles [NFLN 8:25PM] Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock & Alex Flanagan Sunday, September 22 Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens [CBS 1PM] Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf Cleveland Browns at Minnesota Vikings [CBS 1PM] Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots San Diego Chargers at Tennessee Titans [CBS 1PM] Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts New York Giants at Carolina Panthers [FOX 1PM] Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick & Laura Okmin  Green Bay Packers at Cincinnati Bengals [FOX 1PM] Joe Buck, Troy Aikman & Pam Oliver  St. Louis Rams at Dallas Cowboys [FOX 1PM] Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa  Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New England Patriots [FOX 1PM] Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch & Erin Andrews Arizona Cardinals at New Orleans Saints [FOX 1PM] Sam Rosen, Heath Evans & Molly McGrath   Detroit Lions at ...
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Good audience for Broncos-Ravens opener; NFL media updates for 2013 season
Houston Chronicle - over 3 years
NBC’s broadcast of the Peyton Manning show Thursday night from Denver drew 25.1 million viewers for the NFL season opener. That’s up from 23.9 million for Cowboys-Giants a year ago and the third-best total for the Thursday NFL openers, which date back to 2002. The broadcast, which was delayed by weather for more than a half-hour, drew a 14.9 Nielsen rating and 26 share, which matches the time-shifted rating on KPRC (Channel 2). With that, let’s take a look at assorted network lineups for the NFL season: CBS – In addition to the long-running “The NFL Today,” CBS goes full-bore into Sunday morning rhetoric on CBS Sports Network with “That Other Pregame Show,” which airs from 8 a.m. to noon. Not sure I’m crazy about the title (why slight your own product?), but there is much that escapes me about marketing strategy. Adam Schein will host with retired linebacker Bart Scott, former Raiders executive Amy Trask, Brandon Tierney of CBS Sports Radio, Allie LaForce and fantasy sports rep ...
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Sideline Reporter Suffered Concussion
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
Fox Sports reporter Pam Oliver didn't sit out of the broadcast after getting hit in the head by an errant pass during warmups of an NFL preseason game back in August. She didn't know until the next day that she had suffered a concussion, as first reported by Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News. A throw by Indianapolis Colts backup quarterback Chandler Harnish struck Oliver in the face just before the Colts-Giants preseason game. Oliver shrugged it off at first -- she said she didn't want to be "wimpy" -- and later found herself wondering how NFL players continue to play after getting hit. “Players don’t want to be reminded about their concussions. They don’t want to be known as the guy who went down with one. They downplay it,” said Oliver, who also told the Daily News that she spent five days in a dark room in her home. “Then it happens to me and I start wondering how these guys go back to being hit, taking all that punishment, a week or two later.” Days after ...
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Oliver suffered concussion from errant Harnish pass (with video)
Chicago Times - over 3 years
The New York Daily News reports: CBS sideline reporter Pam Oliver said she was diagnosed with a concussion after she was hit in the head by an errant warmup pass from former Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish before an Aug. 18 Colts-Giants preseason game.     
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Jill Baughman: Steelers Lose to Redskins 24-13 in Sloppy Game Full of Penalties, Injuries & Turnovers (Ah, Preseason)
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
So the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Washington Redskins (am I still allowed to call them that?) for their second preseason game on Monday Night Football. I know, I know, you probably read "second preseason game" and quickly clicked on over to something else. Maybe a recap of a game that actually mattered? Okay, it matters to the rookies and coaches, blah blah blah, but to fans, well ... I suppose it gives us something to watch and an excuse to attend a game while it's still warm outside. Though watching Pam Oliver get slammed in the head with a football during the Indianapolis/Giants game on Sunday night was actually one of the most shocking things I've seen all preseason (just glad she's okay -- that could have been really bad!). I'll keep it short. For your sake and mine. So, right, preseason, ugh. You know it's never a good sign when the official Pittsburgh Steelers Facebook page has updates like, "Yay, we got a first down!" I may have paraphrased a bit, but you get ...
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Sideline reporter Pam Oliver hit in face with pass before Giants-Colts game
Fox News - over 3 years
That's gonna leave a mark.
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Fox announces NFL broadcast teams for upcoming season
Yahoo News - over 3 years
By Tony Maglio LOS ANGELES ( - Fox Sports unveiled its broadcast teams Monday for the upcoming National Football League season - its 20th - of carrying NFL games. Joe Buck, Troy Aikman and Pam Oliver return for their 12th season of NFL on Fox, making them the NFL's longest-running broadcast team. This year marks Buck's 20th with FOX Sports and Aikman's 13th, while Oliver is in her 19th campaign. Fox's main has a great first regular season game in Week 1, as the defending NFC Champion 49ers host the 2012 NFC North Champion Green Bay Packers. ...
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Only use A&E – in an emergency
The Gazette - over 4 years
HEALTH chiefs have urged people to only use emergency medical services if absolutely necessary during a doctors’ strike today. However, bosses at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust moved to reassure patients “most” services – including all emergency and essential health care and community health services – will carry on as normal during the industrial action. It has been organised by the British Medical Association (BMA) in a dispute with the Government over the future of the NHS pension scheme. And Pat Oliver, director of operations for the trust, told The Gazette: “We are working very hard to minimise disruption to patients and ensure services are safe. “We have worked in partnership with our BMA representatives and senior doctors in order to ensure we are able to provide essential care during the day of action. “We would, however, ask people to think carefully before attending A&E on the day for any non-urgent care needs, instead people should contact their ...
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Riot Remembered: What the Violence Taught Me
Highland Park-Mount Washington P - almost 5 years
What do I remember about the L.A. Riots? My memory of the time is divided in four almost distinct areas. First, my wife and I were going though some personal tumult, which was living large and loud in my head and was coloring everything in my life at that time. In those years we were living in Frogtown and I was the full time parent, and working from home. We took the kids to school, and the other parents hanging about were hysterical and their kids were terrified, so Mrs. O’Roscoe and I did the only reasonable thing. We took the kids to Disneyland. The place was nearly empty. I found the fear in some people’s faces amusing. I talked to more than one family that came to L.A. for a vacation and had been planning the trip for a while. They had heard about the riots and were either confident that the riots weren’t near Anaheim or were in fear that the riots were going to find them in Adventureland.  Some were feeling guilty that they were too cheap to give up the deposit ...
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Degler could miss out on IronPigs crowning moment - Allentown Morning Call
Google News - over 5 years
•Based on the announcing assignments, the big NFL games on Sunday are Chicago at New Orleans early on Fox (Joe Buck, Troy Aikman and Pam Oliver) and San Diego at New England later on CBS (Jim Nantz and Phil Simms). •CBS will have the Jags at the Jets
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49ers vs. Cowboys: Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick Handling FOX Announcer Duties - Niners Nation
Google News - over 5 years
Brennaman and Billick are the number three crew for FOX behind Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston and Tony Siragusa (#2) and Joe Buck, Troy Aikman and Pam Oliver (#1). Arguably the most intriguing FOX crew is the one listed last (among full timers): Sam
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New York Mets: Bud Selig Needs to Take Notes from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
He was clearly moved by the opening ceremony when he spoke with FOX Sports sideline reporter Pam Oliver before kickoff. It was a beautiful ceremony with R&B singer Ne-Yo performing the National Anthem as people held out an American Flag the size of the
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Ravens-Steelers and Redskins-Giants game coverage information - Washington Examiner (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... with Rick Doc Walker doing the sideline reporting. The the crew at ESPN 980AM has all postgame coverage plus call -ins. Fox has the TV on the game and they will have their top team in town with Joe Buck, Troy Aikman and Pam Oliver covering the action
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Pam Oliver
  • 2005
    Age 43
    In 2005, Oliver joined TNT as a sideline reporter for their NBA Playoffs coverage.
    More Details Hide Details Pam Oliver also has her own dressing room at the new Cowboys Stadium with her name on a star on the door.
  • 1995
    Age 33
    In 1995, Oliver joined Fox Sports, where she works as a sideline reporter at NFL games.
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  • 1993
    Age 31
    In 1993, Oliver joined the sports television network ESPN.
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  • 1990
    Age 28
    Two years later in 1990, Oliver moved to WTVT in Tampa, Florida, where she began her career as a sports anchor in 1991.
    More Details Hide Details Oliver moved to KHOU-TV in Houston, where she continued to be a sports anchor.
  • 1988
    Age 26
    After that stop, Oliver moved to WIVB-TV in Buffalo, New York in 1988.
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  • 1985
    Age 23
    Oliver began her broadcasting career at WALB in Albany, Georgia in 1985 as a news reporter.
    More Details Hide Details The next year, Oliver moved to WAAY-TV in Huntsville, Alabama.
  • 1984
    Age 22
    Oliver earned a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism and graduated in 1984.
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  • 1961
    Born in 1961.
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