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Mariners Uproot Ownership Of Seattle RSN Root Sports
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Mariners Uproot Ownership Of Seattle RSN Root Sports

April 16th, 2013 | by Diamond Joe
The Seattle Mariners have purchased a majority stake (amount unknown) in its broadcast partner, Root Sports...
Mike Lupica On NBC News During Boston Marathon Tragedy: A Tragic Decision?
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Mike Lupica On NBC News During Boston Marathon Tragedy: A Tragic Decision?

April 15th, 2013 | by Diamond Joe
Incensed viewers took to Twitter to complain about NBC News using the insight of New York-based sports writer Mike Lupica during their coverage of the Boston Marathon...
Report: Mike Rice Coaching 7th Grade Girls Basketball?
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Report: Mike Rice Coaching 7th Grade Girls Basketball?

April 14th, 2013 | by Diamond Joe
Was former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice back in action with a seventh-grade girls high school basketball team? That's what a basketball writer is claiming...
98.5 The Sports Hub Has A Good Laugh At WEEI’s Expense
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98.5 The Sports Hub Has A Good Laugh At WEEI’s Expense

April 14th, 2013 | by Diamond Joe
Former Red Sox radio announcer Jerry Trupiano, now a weekend host on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston, had something to say about the outgoing Jon Rish from rival...
Pete Sheppard Gets The Flock Outta WEEI
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Pete Sheppard Gets The Flock Outta WEEI

April 13th, 2013 | by Diamond Joe
Pete Sheppard quit his job at WEEI/Boston live on the air on Saturday night. He follows Jon Rish, who is also leaving the station after a disagreement with management at Entercom, WEEI's parent...
Bob Costas Defends “Gun Culture” Commentary On HBO, But Admits: “I Could Have Done This More Effectively” (Video, Transcript)
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Bob Costas Defends “Gun Culture” Commentary On HBO, But Admits: “I Could Have Done This More Effectively” (Video, Transcript)

April 13th, 2013 | by Diamond Joe
Bob Costas appeared on HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher" and discussed his "gun culture" comments made during a "Sunday Night Football" broadcast in...
Red Sox Broadcaster Flips The Script: Jon Rish Leaving WEEI For Computer Career
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Red Sox Broadcaster Flips The Script: Jon Rish Leaving WEEI For Computer Career

April 12th, 2013 | by Diamond Joe
In a surprise move, Red Sox radio broadcaster Jon Rish is leaving the broadcasting field. The ESPN alum is planning to become a software developer, and will begin taking a course this...
Spygate Vs. Bountygate On NFL Network Peyton Manning Bit
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Spygate Vs. Bountygate On NFL Network Peyton Manning Bit

April 12th, 2013 | by Diamond Joe
NFL Network analyst Darren Sharper was called out for "cheating" after he helped Broncos linebacker Von Miller win a pretend game show about Peyton Manning. Sharper had played safety for the Saints for two seasons during the...
2013 NFL Schedule Will Be Released Tuesday, April 16. Or Not, According To A Report
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2013 NFL Schedule Will Be Released Tuesday, April 16. Or Not, According To A Report

April 10th, 2013 | by Diamond Joe
TV listings for Tuesday, April 16 show a "SportsCenter Special" at 7 PM on ESPN - when it could very well be a special devoted to the long-awaited NFL schedule...
Verizon FiOS Knocks ESPN Classic Out Of Extreme HD Tier
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Verizon FiOS Knocks ESPN Classic Out Of Extreme HD Tier

April 7th, 2013 | by Diamond Joe
Starting in May, Verizon FiOS will be moving ESPN Classic, as well as ESPN Buzzer Beater/Goal Line channel, to its "ultimate HD" package, as well as a brand new sports tier that will be unveiled later this...