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@WillRabb they need to use FS2, its the only way cable providers will bring it in to packages, or finally offer it in HD.

6 days, 13 hours ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/mls-fans-not-happy-with-getting-bumped-to-fox-sports-2.html

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she does have some valid points, but it's probably better to take the high road. ESPN already has Samantha Ponder performing as the twitter crazy lazy.

1 week, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/britt-mchenry-also-recently-ugly-confrontation-another-woman-twitter.html

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Everyone is ready to give her the chair for this, and yet how many average people will say or do acts like this. Half the comments here are just as bad if not worse than the things she said.  Stop being resentful of Britt because she works in television and you don't, that's what it's down to why you hate her. She's has had deserved success that you just can't be willing to admit, and you can't wait to bring her down because it's easier to do that than work hard and raise yourself up. ESPN hires hard working people.


She issued an apology, and apparently, she'd getting a 1 week suspension,as far as i'm concerned, i'm ready to move on.. So ESPN did what they had to do, they had to pull her from tv for a short time where this is a story, because in a week or so, no one's going to care as much about what is essentially a blip on the radar. Because all the haters will be crapping on someone else by then. We've seen this before.





1 week, 2 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/espns-britt-mchenry-caught-on-camera-going-nuts-on-parking-lot-attendant.html

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I said this when the rebooted. Who's getting up at 6am to watch a morning talk show about football.? I do have to give props to Erin Coscarelli, who lets just say knew quite well that there are men watching this show, and didn't necessarily downplay that aspect.

1 week, 4 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/nfl-am-goes-on-hiatus.html

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@bearily and yet you made a troll post, which seems to make us think you do care. i guess according to your statement nobody cares and you clearly are nobody.

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/going-inside-nbcs-live-english-premier-league-coverage-from-the-united-kingdom.html

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Sorry but when he made his alias Barles Charkley, that was hilarious. Give it to Barkley for embracing the fact there is entertainment in him playing the fool.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/ncaa-tournament-television-report-card.html

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@timgar999 he didn't have to agree to do an interview or anything. the kid could have said no, and that probably would have been the end of it.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/

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Bram was in an number of good SC Commercials so he must have had good acting skills to be packed for those. I always thought Bram and Sara Walsh (who was nice enough to send me an autographed photo last year so I will always be her supporter. ) worked well together on the weekend shows as well. so yea, it's a bit mind scratching, my guess is he walked away or he did something wrong.


That being said, most of the anchors are interchangeable, my guess is Randy Scott is probably the one who steps into his place.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/bram-weinstein-espn-parted-ways.html

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@FN8 Jade's back now she's been back for the past 2 weeks, after being gone for some reason.

2 weeks, 4 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/bram-weinstein-espn-parted-ways.html

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It pretty much looks like what the soccer section looked like already.

I know everyone will say it sucks, because they hate change, lets accept why this is changing, same reason every other site is, it is about sites being more tablet and smartphone friendly. The PC and laptop are falling behind them, you just have to accept that is the way things are going right now until the next big thing comes along.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/the-new-espn-com-website-launches-april-1.html

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American Express Premier League.

4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/

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i think its good the way its done now for the most part, major league baseball does it, and for the most part, i actually feel it hurts their postseason.

1 month ago on Conversation @ http://bloguin.com/puckdrunklove/2015-articles/should-the-nhl-try-daytime-weekday-playoff-games.html

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its pretty early to make decisions on whether this will be good or not, I'm going to take a wait and see approach. It'd be good if a few other familiar faces show up from time to time, kind of how Girl Meets World works.

1 month ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/

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@siddzork they are still bigger names who draw more mainstream attention, regardless of their knowledge of basketball. entertainment is going to defeat basketball analysis with the majority of the viewing audience.

1 month ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/your-ncaa-tournament-sweet-16-announcing-schedule-3.html

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@DaleMoog as long as you have insurance.

1 month ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/

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they could consider the idea of starting the European league season 1-2 weeks earlier each of the 4 years prior to the event. by the time 4 years rolls along, it would possibly open the door for there to be a window to orchestrate it without affecting European leagues too much.

1 month, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/fifa-confirms-december-date-for-2022-world-cup-final.html

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its that time of year where we have to figure where the heck trutv is on our service providers.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/heres-can-find-2015-ncaa-tournament-tv.html

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No one should have to pay 10k for what will likely end up being an overhyped mediocre fight. i don't care if you are Bill Gates. paying 10k is an absolutely ridiculous amount.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/want-comp-mayweather-pacquiao-endorse-companies.html

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@stuie299 i'd go with Liam McHugh. I just think he's going to be the guy for NBC Sports as time goes on.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/franchise-player-sports-network.html

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@DavidRieder Lundquist is a legend who knows how to call big games. When you reach his age, it's best to only use him in this role. There's no point in having him call 80 games a season at this point.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/big-changes-2015-ncaa-tournament-announcers-cbsturner.html

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@eslrush take less money, because they are dumb? espn did great things with the FIFA world cup and i'm sure they will do the same with this event. I never doubt ESPN to get things done right.


So stop hating change, or at least go back to living under your rock.

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/espn-officially-announces-deal-televise-2016-world-cup-hockey.html

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maybe more scheduled doubleheaders, giving players more days off.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://bloguin.com/theoutsidecorner/2015-articles/rob-manfred-shorten-season.html

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@Phive NCAA looks like revered heroes when compared to FIFA.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/

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calling wwe a sport is about as loose a term as calling Marshawn Lynch talkative.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/wwe-largest-sports-channel-youtube.html

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Lets not sugarcoat this.Its just a ploy to save money by cutting the staff of anchors in half. And considering there a large number of awful SC anchors nowadays, I don't blame them for that.


That being said, I enjoyed watching Anderson and Czarniak as a team and will miss that chemistry they had.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/lindsay-czarniak-leading-sportscenter-next-evolutionary-step.html

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not really a surprise here. Stone has been the host of almost all of the soccer shows since FS1 launched in 2013.

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/rob-stone-named-primetime-host-womens-world-cup.html

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@Matt_Zemek @bflo360 regardless of the mistake Catalon made last year, i don't think that's going to play a part in deciding if he comes back or not as they have clearly moved on from it and used him quite often during the nfl season. They may use both and possibly drop Dedes or Anderson, but we will see what they do whenever they make that announcement.

2 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/predicting-cbsturner-announcing-teams-ncaa-tournament.html

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I'm sorry, but would you like to pay to watch guys drive around in an oval? Blame NASCAR for forcing FOX to pay a fortune to air it to you. and Deal with it.

2 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/real-tweets-real-people-fans-revolt-daytona-500-commercials.html

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i think it depends on your point of view, if you are the media and do not know him personally, maybe that's where she is coming from. family, players, people in the Yankee organization. Point the finger at yourself media, because you are disliked by people just as much as A Rod if not more.

2 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/suzyn-waldman-thinks-alex-rodriguez-impossible-dislike.html

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@CUbsfan the commercials would end with 20 seconds left on the clock.

2 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/

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I love Dickie V, but I'm ok with this. The time was going to come where they had to make this decision, even if it was going to be unpopular with some. Right now seems like a safe time for them to do it.

2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/dick-vitale-will-call-unc-duke-first-time-espn.html

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wonder which show will end up getting cancelled faster, this one, or CGW. I know she has some appeal, but lets be brutally honest here, not only are there better looking women out there, some of those better looking women have more talent. will i give it a shot? maybe, and then judge, but i'm just not feeling optimistic about her chances.

2 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/katie-nolan-finally-getting-fox-sports-1-show.html

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@VernonFranklin1 Barkley was arrested for a DUI in 2008, in which he took a hiatus from tv while dealing with. T-Mobile dropped him for a short period of time as a spokesperson, but eventually brought him back. Stop making stuff up and calling it hyperbole.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/greg-anthony-reaches-plea-deal-solicitation-charge.html

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@stuie299 Flaunt it's money, because Fox is so humble and miserly when it comes to spending the economy of several countries to buy the rights to host the 2018 and 2022 FIFA world cups.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/world-cup-signify-new-day-hockey-espn.html

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BASH COLUMN ALERT. Can we at least let this one season of the playoff on New Years Eve play out before the loser internet takes a big poop on this? People will still watch, not everyone goes out on New Years Eve nowadays, i still went out and had The Orange Bowl on the TV where I went.


This column exists because Matt Yoder couldn't think of anything better to write today, So lets bash College Football out of right field, at a time where no one's really caring about college football.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/college-football-playoff-sticks-head-sand.html

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@eslrush first of all us open tennis will end before world cup will start.

And last I checked ESPN is the WORLDWIDE LEADER IN SPORTS, not NBCSN or FS1. and with the amount of money ESPN will spend, they aren't going to shove it into the background. we would have seen numerous matches relegated to CNBC and FS2, and those channels bombard us with college football on September weekends as well.


Last I checked ESPN did epic thinsg with the World Cup, so much so that people fear FOX will kill with awful coverage in 2018.


Take less money, if that's such a great idea, why is it you don't you take less money to do a your job? You want to get ahead, you go ahead with something different. In the end NHL made a right decision.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/

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Eagles would be the sexy pick, and everyone knows it. NFL will likely go with them.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/open-2015-nfl-season-new-england.html

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@nsbombers but since they have done that match up on opening night before, i'm not so sure they should go to it again. plus their meeting in 2014 at Gilette was a blowout, 

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/open-2015-nfl-season-new-england.html

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there are Pros and cons, teams like to unveil special 3rd jerseys which are almost always dark. they want those uniforms worn at home games to sell them. i say alternate it where its one way the first half of the season, the other in the second half. that will appease both sides, as far as playoffs go, let the team with home ice decide or something.

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://bloguin.com/puckdrunklove/2015-articles/gary-bettman-discusses-teams-wearing-white-home-dark-colors-road.html

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I think you mean Anson Carter is working with John Forslund.

2 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/nhl-announcing-schedule-127-21.html

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I think Strong's a good choice to be the lead Soccer announcer, but I'd still try to bring in Tyler to lead 2018 if possible. Would knock some of the pressure on Storing to succeed during the course of the next few years.

3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/fox-ready-commit-john-strong-new-lead-soccer-announcer.html

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Summerall cant come back from the dead. Madden has been long retired now. Seriously, At some point, you have to move on from the past. Want to go live in a cave? Go do that while i enjoy reality.

3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/grading-nfl-fox-announce-teams.html

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wow, i think the fine was for more than what it made in its theater run.

3 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/

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@jhpiergo networks could only bid if the option was not picked up. Then bids could have been made.

3 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/nfl-cbs-agree-terms-another-year-thursday-night-football.html

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@Pgh_Veritas @awfulannouncing what does that have to do with this article? Besides they still won their conference outright, and with a 3rd string QB made Wisonsin it's bitch in the Big 10 Title Game. And you can tell me with a straight face that either co-conference champ from the Big Zero could have beaten Bama, nope. Committee made the right call putting Ohio State in.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/video-mark-may-booed-texas-ohio-state-fans.html

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im perplexed as to why this fat walrus is still on FS1. or my TV screen altogether.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/the-locker/2015-mike-francesa-still-hates-fox-sports-1.html

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look, it's really hard to gauge this after one new years day. i say give this 2-3 years then we can get a better impression. lets see how they play out on dec 31st of 2015 first before calling it crap.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/college-football-drop-ball-perfect-college-football-playoff.html

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is the novelty of the outdoor game wearing then? sure, but it's still a commercial success for the NHL. and it had to be expected that the outdoor games concept would get to this point.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2015/2015-winter-classic-posts-lowest-overnight-ratings-events-history.html

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