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Friday, January 12th, 2007
2:36 pm
Wednesday, December 13th, 2006
10:49 pm
PTI Wednesday
Anyone watch PTI today? Bob Ryan was filling in for Michael Wilbon on the set. But in their "5 good minutes" segment, they actually HAD Wilbon on there. It was funny, because when Tony and Michael started going into their topics, it was if Bob Ryan wasn't even there.

I thought it was humorous, but it says a LOT to the chemistry that they have.
Monday, November 27th, 2006
1:42 pm
Michael Irvin
Michael Irvin Does Something Stupid

ESPN football analyst Michael Irvin says he's sorry for his comments on Dan Patrick's national radio show a week ago that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo's athletic ability must be due to African-American heritage.


Irvin said he tries to bring fans inside the world of the locker room. But he admitted he "crossed the line" when he joked some slave "brother" must have had relations with one of Romo's maternal ancestors. "Certainly, in this case I crossed the line," he said. "I need to learn how to better draw the line between bringing people into the locker room and the boundaries I should not go past as a broadcaster."

Are they finally going to can this guy's ass? I thought they would back when he was found with the pipe that he insisted belonged to his buddy or something. He never did explain why the cops said he looked so blazed, however.
Tuesday, October 10th, 2006
10:45 am
John Kruk's voice makes me nervous. I wish he would shut up. He always does that crappy sportscaster half-shout half-talk thing that makes it sound like he's about to make a real important point, but he never gets there. I miss Harold Reynolds. :O(
Wednesday, September 6th, 2006
3:01 pm
Sunday, September 3rd, 2006
12:57 pm
Public service announcement
For the fans of the non-traditional programming the ESPN family of networks have on from time to time, don't miss the Drum Corps International World Championship show on the Deuce this Tuesday September 5 at 8pm!
Monday, August 28th, 2006
10:07 am
Monday, August 14th, 2006
2:45 pm
Are you ready for some KORNHEISER?!?
Thursday, August 3rd, 2006
7:06 pm
I gotta admit...
the PTI B Team (Whitlock and LeBatard) has grown on me this summer. That said--where the hell is Kornheiser?!
Tuesday, July 25th, 2006
1:30 pm
Why do you think Harold Reynolds was fired???

I'm not really all that big into baseball, but HR and Peter Gammons are like staples to the network. Reynolds must've done something pretty crazy to get fired considering Michael Irvin didn't get fired after his incident.
Monday, July 10th, 2006
3:47 pm

"This is the instructional video that gets results!"
Thursday, June 29th, 2006
5:39 pm
You gotta be freakin' kiddin' me.
They are currently playing Dominoes on the Deuce.

Current Mood: befuddled
Thursday, June 1st, 2006
8:35 pm
Interesting with (minor) implications for ESPN
While watching the NHL Eastern Conference Finals (Go Canes!) I saw a commercial about OLN changing its name to Vs. A bit more info:

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Outdoor Life Network is changing its name to vs. The new name will take effect in September, in time for the NHL season, OLN announced Monday.

"vs. is a word that perfectly captures the essence of our brand. It is immediate shorthand for competition and has a range that can suit everything from stick and ball sports, to bull riding, to field sports," network president Gavin Harvey said. "We felt it was a slam dunk, and sports fans we talked to all agreed."
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(from USAToday source)

Current Mood: good
7:26 pm
When and why did ESPN first get into bed with the Spelling Bee? I've got no real problem with it, it just seems an odd pairing.

Current Mood: curious
Wednesday, May 24th, 2006
11:01 pm
Why is the 11pm EST Sportscenter opening with Tigers/Royals??

Current Mood: confused
Monday, May 22nd, 2006
8:09 am
Has anyone noticed the lack of Stephen A. Smith lately?
Thursday, May 18th, 2006
9:54 pm
Whom are your favorite and least favorite personalities on ESPN?

I once saw a poll for "most hated" ESPN personality, except they removed Stuart Scott as a selection because it was determined that he would win by a landslide. I guess they don't think he's as cool as the other side of the pillow. Just bananas.
7:50 pm
Jim Rome
Stinks, imo. But thats not the point of this post. A few days ago (might still be, haven't caught it in the past couple days), a big, fat black guy was the host. I never caught his name, but I liked him better than Rome. Granted, that isn't hard, but still. Who is that guy?
3:45 pm
NFL Countdown.
Michael Irvin.

Do you like what he brings to the table on Countdown or do you think he's just yelling and screaming about nothing?
3:45 pm
What's the strangest event you've seen on an ESPN network?

I recall seeing juggling championships one year. Anyone else seen anything good?
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