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Good stuff as usual. Thanks for the work!
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/january-2015/new-year-new-expectations.html
The big problem here is the fact ESPN ignores hockey 24/7 and the only reason they bother sending a reporter (and a c-level one at that) is because Crosby has the mumps. This is far more about the way in which ESPN only cares about sports it pays for than a female reporter.
Also she is the one who started throwing insults at Mark Madden about his appearance and education.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/
Will not be surprising to see NASCAR relegated on ESPN below the X-Games and the WNBA along with the NHL once the rights expire.
5 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/espn-will-expand-role-marty-smith-post-nascar.html
@mikeds @BenjaminPGlaser That fails basic logic and let's be honest. N.O.W. only represents certain women. N.O.W. wasn't too concerned about the rights of Mary Jo Kopechne, as an example.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/stephen-smith-blasts-national-organization-women-furious-rant.html
Regardless of Stephen A. Smith (and ESPN is tone-def) NOW is a joke of an organization that has zero credibility.
@fritobandito88 @BenjaminPGlaser Right, one often refers to "groups" and "a certain demographic", when referring to individuals. By the way, if you are going to correct his use of English and call folks illiterate, you might want to work on the proper use of capitalization.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/colin-cowherd-blames-southern-culture-for-tony-stewart-kevin-ward-accident.html
@fritobandito88 @BenjaminPGlaser So now, not only are those of us in the "auto racing crowd" barely functioning "redneck morons", but we are also "raging racists".
@fritobandito88 So cultural bigotry is ok as long as it is directed against poor, rural whites?
Whenever something happens in a "niche" sport (i.e. - Hockey, Soccer, Racing, etc...) and ESPN hosts and talking heads pontificate on it they always show their ignorance. Cowherd was completely ignorant about what a Sprint Car was, how the car operates, and the same goes for the roundtable discussion shows PTI and ATH. Whenever they discuss things that are not in the average sports journalist's regular beat the discussion becomes painfully uncomfortable. I wish journalists, in general, would just admit up front that they don't know much about a particular subject.
A Ref cam would be a fineapalooza waiting to happen and could likely pay for the GDP of a small nation.
8 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/could-the-australian-nrl-ref-cam-come-to-the-nfl.html
What? No shout out to the Sklar Brothers and their epic show?
9 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/espns-next-logical-move-is-to-repurpose-espn-classic-to-a-storytelling-channel.html
I said this other places but that was the most asinine baseball game in MLB history.
10 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/may-2014/scenes-from-a-debacle.html
The actual racing on the track has been great this year, unlike previous years. Great races and fun side-stories, but the tv product is stale and boring.
11 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/nascar-on-fox-hitting-record-low-ratings.html
It would be cool if you know we could actually watch the Final Four on CBS.
12 months ago on Conversation @ http://awfulannouncing.com/2014/cbsturner-unveils-channels-and-local-announcers-for-ncaa-mens-final-four.html
Would the re-acquiring of Duke Welker be the reason that allows Justin Wilson to be dangled?
1 year, 3 months ago on The winter meetings thus far
People seem to forget what life was like in T-Town between Gene Stallings and Nick Saban...
1 year, 4 months ago on A closer look at college football's true dynasty - College GameDay
The thing is Rose is 100% right. Ty Cobb more than likely murdered someone, but is in the Hall. No one cares if ballplayers physically assault women or NFL players kill someone with their car while drunk.But stay away from the gambling, thieves hate competition.
1 year, 7 months ago on Rose: "Should have picked up alcohol or beat my wife"
Suzy Kolber looks exactly the same.
1 year, 8 months ago on Keith Olbermann to host late night show on ESPN2?
Every American should listen to Mike Lange (Penguins radio play-by-play man) call a hockey game.
1 year, 10 months ago on 5 NHL announcers who deserve more airtime
1 year, 10 months ago on Game 51: Tigers 6 Pirates 5
Mea Culpa *McCutchen
1 year, 10 months ago on Game 44: Pirates 1 Astros 0
Good words. The game today is the kind of game they lost "down the stretch" last year. What is really so amazing about the 26 wins is how many of them have come with zero help from Andrew McCutcheon. That wasn't close to being true the last couple of years.
Let the "soccer haters" whine all they want. I'll be tuned into this non-stop Saturday.
2 years ago on Conversation @ http://www.awfulannouncing.com/2013/march/mls-and-nbc-sports-network-debuting-red-zone-style-coverage-saturday.html
One of these centuries PR directors will realize that it is always better to just get all the facts out in the open immediately rather than creating, or in NASCAR's case perpetuating, a culture of speculation.
2 years, 1 month ago on NASCAR driver suspended indefinitely for "intolerant" remark in mystery interview | February | 2013
I am looking forward to when Lee Corso brings Ralphie onto the stage with him. Hilarity shall ensue.
2 years, 4 months ago on Lee Corso almost (?) killed a duck on College GameDay
I'm fine with Kieth doing sports. As long as that is all he does.
2 years, 4 months ago on Keith Olbermann to host MLB Network Hot Stove next week
As long as we are willing to admit that Tim Tebow has neither sought ought or asked for all the hype he has been given I am fine with this analysis. I actually feel bad for the guy.
2 years, 4 months ago on ESPN's journalistic integrity coming under close examination
Well said. I still would like to hear things from someone other than "Anonymous Scouts" and "Anonymous Employees".
2 years, 6 months ago on A few words about the Kyle Stark stuff
When did Jemele Hill start doing announcing?
2 years, 7 months ago on Your Week 1 College Football Announcing Schedule
Is someone at ESPN a West Ham United fan?
2 years, 7 months ago on Your ESPN English Premier League announcing schedule through 11/5