It’s no secret that Espn has been bearing down on costs recently. While the Walt Disney-owned sports-media outlet is said to have bid aggressively –and subsequently failed – to keep radio host Colin Cowherd on board, it let both Keith Olbermann and Bill Simmons go in decisions that have been framed as ones made with its business in mind. Olbermann’s ESPN2 program wasn’t nabbing the viewers the company needed. And Simmons, despite leading a new sports-and-culture site called “Grantland” and developing into one of the most distinctive sports voices of a generation during his time at Espn, wasn’t going to add as much value through future endeavors as Espn might like,
Here’s a video of most of them.
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And here’s an interview with the anchors telling how it all came about.
Originally published on ComicMix as Monday Mix-Up: Espn does “The Princess Bride”
The game – to be held at Harvard University Football Stadium – will feature Tom Brady as Quarterback, other New England Patriots such as Dan Koppen, Julian Edelman, Tully Banta-Cain, Tedy Bruschi, other celebrities, special athletes and more!
And you have the opportunity to score with Tom Brady and play alongside him in the game by entering a special Raffle! The winner will receive the opportunity to play on Tom’s team during the Football game And attend the post-game VIP and celebrity chef tailgate event!
We realize the men of Espn's "NFL Live," Trey Wingo and Tedy Bruschi, were not exactly pelting Hasselbeck with tough analysis questions, but they weren't just lobbing her softballs either.
Some highlights include when Hasselbeck was asked to weigh in on new Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey and the fact that his job was a tough one to fill. Hasselbeck remarked:
In this economy, if a job been open that long, you gotta wonder about the job. Every single person [approached to be] on that staff is going to be having this conversation with their wife and family, "Hey, we're going to a team. It's in a really tough division. We're going to play the Patriots twice. We're going to see Miami twice. They don't have a really good market and the weather's kinda bad. What
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