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Travis brought Deitsch down to his level and beat him with experience.
1 year, 2 months ago on Twitter Wars: Richard Deitsch vs Clay Travis
I agree with a lot of points you make. Fox Sports Radio is a perfect example of this. They seem to take everything I dislike about ESPN Radio's personality's and say, "You think they're obnoxious and irrationally combative? I'll show you obnoxious and irrationally combative."
1 year, 6 months ago on Fox Sports 1 faces the unenviable pressure of high expectations
As much as I've heard about the ala carte pricing, I'm not 100% sure that I would benefit from it.
1) Assuming every household gets only one plan(which admittedly is a big assumption,) there will be a lot of households where the woman wants to watch sports and the man wants to watch heartbreaking movies about the dangers of learning to love on-line porn again.
In an a la carte scenario, they each get what they want and pay roughly $20 for ESPN 1 and 2, kick in another $5 for the B1G 10, another $1 for Fox Sports 1, and 2, and 50 cents for NBC Sports. Then they pay for the lifetime stuff.
And while I generally am a sports fan, there are times where I want to see a National Treasure for the 500 time this summer. So I'd have to pay every month for the stations I occassionally watch.
What would be particularly nice as a consumer, (and terrifying for a network) is a true pay per view scenario. You want to watch the Reds vs Pirates? $1. Want to watch Big Bang Theory? $1
This of course would lead to people actually having to choose how much they value each program and would likely lead to them choosing better things to do.
1 year, 6 months ago on ESPN needs a lesson in economics
WryErase, While it's certainly understandable to infer that was the pun they were using, my guess is the anchor was instead trying to use a bad pun off the slang term "fugly".
1 year, 6 months ago on Shaking my head at SportsCenter
I'm especially irritated that the Coors Light Cold Hard Facts are specifically not facts.