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    Another reason why ESPN sucks... click-bait articles that appear to be written by 16 year old douchebags.

    http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/1...-were-thinking

    Oh, and I heard Tim Kirkjian talking about Jim Edmonds stealing signs from the catcher while he was playing CF. Really? Think about that, Tim.

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    I caught a bit of the Giant's game yesterday. WTF do they put that stupid fucking box to delineate the fucking strike zone? Do they really feel that viewers want that? Didn't they try that with hockey years ago with fail- the swoosh that followed the puck around? Fucking lame! Like that first down line used in football telecasts.
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    How do I hate thee ESPN?, let us count the ways

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    Pete Webber is bowling's bad boy.
    I still call it The Jake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BmillsSkier View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by The SnowShow View Post
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    Pete Webber is bowling's bad boy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viva View Post
    I caught a bit of the Giant's game yesterday. WTF do they put that stupid fucking box to delineate the fucking strike zone? Do they really feel that viewers want that? Didn't they try that with hockey years ago with fail- the swoosh that followed the puck around? Fucking lame! Like that first down line used in football telecasts.
    Yeah, the box is fucking stupid. It is shamefully dishonorable and goes against the spirit of the game. If you want to see it, draw it on your own fucking TV with dry-erase markers. I used to have a red dot in the middle of my computer screen for some reason. They should just draw it on the ump's glasses.

    The glowing puck I remember would light up like a comet when it was moving fast. I believe that was prior to the wide-spread use of HDTV, however. I didn't like the glowing puck but tracking down the puck on the old TVs could be maddening. HDTV has massively improved hockey viewing, at least for me, just for the simple fact that you can actually see the puck at almost all times. In the old days, I kind of spotted it by the way the players were acting and reacting.

    I also remember an effort of putting glow in the dark strips on a football for an NFL (or USFL? XFL maybe?) game.

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    How do I hate thee ESPN?, let us count the ways

    The NFL line of scrimmage is useful, as is the strike zone. The NHL's comet was more distracting than helpful. And HD really helped too.

    "shamefully dishonorable"? get over yourself

    [edit to add] I will concede it's not necessary on each pitch, but the summary of pitches is a good look at the at bat
    Last edited by acinpdx; 05-30-2017 at 09:18 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by acinpdx View Post

    "shamefully dishonorable"? get over yourself

    [edit to add] I will concede it's not necessary on each pitch, but the summary of pitches is a good look at the at bat
    Ha! Yeah, its not that big of a deal, it is dumb though. I might have to agree with you on the summary at any rate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tippster View Post
    I'd dedicate a 60" screen in every room of my house exclusively to the PBA Channel if Big Ern McCracken was on tour.
    I still call it The Jake.

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    I kind of like it. It's just that it is just off to the side a little so what looks to be a strike on the corner is actually not a strike when they show with the box. Fucks with me.

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    John Clayton out as well.



    And this harbinger of doom:

    "Among other changes at ESPN: a focus on more personality-driven programming such as the new morning show starring "Mike and Mike" host Mike Greenberg, set to premiere early next year."

    Yay, that's just what they need. More lifestyle segments.
    I still call it The Jake.

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    Wow, more Lame and Lame? I heard they hate each other.

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    Other than live sports, I watch highly questionable and occasionally PTI. Does anyone watch any of their shows anymore?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BmillsSkier View Post
    John Clayton out as well. .
    The Professor didn't have tenure?
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    Clayton was one of the few I actually listen to what they have to say. PTI is good (but on when I am at work-occasionally catch pod if subject catches my interest) and I still listen to Mike & Mike pod(the hour + overview one), but other than that, pfff. Unless there is a game I want to watch, ESPN is pretty dead to me.

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    I watch PTI (even if it only focuses on sports in Chicago and the east coast), Highly Questionable and sometimes Around the Horn. No time for anything else, and the network has way way way too much focus on basketball.

    The Professor, yeah that was the one guy I listened to as well, but I'm a Seattle fan and I got better reporting from him on 710 ESPN Seattle radio than any segments on TV (he was always a guest reporter with 30 second reports). The good news is, he'll keep doing that part. And what a class act he's been today through all of this. Basically just thanking ESPN for the opportunities and the 20 years.

    I heard they asked Ed Werder to do draft coverage the day after they fired him. Yeah, no.

    Just can't believe those guys are gone, but those clowns at First Take are still employed...and multiplied, with Skip going over to FS1. Just hard to believe the format of 'scream dumb shit at each other' gets viewers and ratings, I do everything I can to tune those programs out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper Bones View Post
    Just can't believe those guys are gone, but those clowns at First Take are still employed...and multiplied, with Skip going over to FS1. Just hard to believe the format of 'scream dumb shit at each other' gets viewers and ratings, I do everything I can to tune those programs out.
    It's basically the same formula of reality tv. Just yell crazy shit at each other. Pretty pathetic it gets so many ratings. Boy, are we a dumb, mindless nation.

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    People should check out the Dan LeBatard pod. It takes a few shows to get used to as it's far from typical sports radio but it's actually pretty good.

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    I think pretty highly of DLB, he's a sharp dude.

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    Lately MLB Network has been my white noise tv watching. The live look-ins are good. Putting Pujols AB's on in the watch for #600.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alias_rice View Post
    Other than live sports, I watch highly questionable and occasionally PTI. Does anyone watch any of their shows anymore?
    I watch Live sports and occasionally Sports Center. That's it. I have never watched one of their "specialty" or "talk" shows.

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    This is front-page worthy news to ESPN now? Jesus H Christ. This type of shit shouldn't even be on the local Ohio news. No wonder ESPN sucks so bad.

    http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/1...igns-home-ohio

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    Quote Originally Posted by smmokan View Post
    This is front-page worthy news to ESPN now? Jesus H Christ. This type of shit shouldn't even be on the local Ohio news. No wonder ESPN sucks so bad.

    http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/1...igns-home-ohio
    Its June. We're weeks (days?) away from daytime debates about the merits of the DH rule.
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    I was in a restaurant a few weeks ago and they were debating which Denver QB should be the starter going into camp. Is that even interesting to Denver fans in April?

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    Anyone else notice ESPN has been broadcasting some of MLB Network's stuff? Wtf?

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