A new low for ESPN

March 26, 2012 // 1 Comment

Both ESPN and ESPN2 are airing the press conference welcoming the Jets’ new back-up quarterback. On ESPN you get the added feature of Tim Tebow publicist Skip Bayless, in a corner box, monitoring Twitter. [...]

This time it’s absurd

January 11, 2011 // 4 Comments

Imagine Bobby saying: “This is about B0bby Cox versus Tony LaRussa. There’s no question, it’s personal. It’s about him against myself. That’s what it’s going to come down [...]

More proof that Americans have lousy taste

October 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

The overnight ratings are in, and Monday Night Football beat game 3 of the ALCS. A paltry (for MNF) 7.2 percent of TV sets tuned in to watch just an awful, awful game between the Jags and Titans. Baseball drew just a 6.5. I’ll bet “Dancing with the So-Called Stars” beat both. [...]

It’s that time of year, unfortunately

September 8, 2010 // 2 Comments

This headline from Fresh Loaf sums up the mindset of the local sports fan. Ben’s Sports Take: Braves flounder, but fear not…it’s football season I find myself more annoyed by football’s return this year than ever before. It’s like a four-month long Montgomery Gentry [...]

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