Category Archives: ESPN

A Life’s Passion: This Lifelong Fan Hopes the Dallas Cowboys are on the Right Road

From Cowboys 101 September 4th, 2011 at 7:07 AM By Joseph Pepitone Lew Patton has been there since day one. Literally. When the Dallas Cowboys took the field for the first time in 1960, a ten-year old Patton was watching … Continue reading

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Eyes of Texas are not on Longhorn Network when it launches

  Apparently, there was less than expected viewership when the Longhorn Network debuted last night. The controversial Longhorn Network launched Friday night with much fanfare and a limited audience due to an inability line up distribution partners. Verizon was the … Continue reading

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The Texas-ESPN Contract Has Emerged. Can The Rest Of The Big 12 Compete?

  From Sports Grid When Texas agreed last year to stay in the Big 12 – the major push needed for the depleted conference to survive – it was no secret why they did it: the promise of big TV … Continue reading

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Hope Solo getting a ridiculous amount of marriage proposals

From Off the Bench It’s become the world’s new favorite pastime: Proposing marriage to Hope Solo. I’m not sure what guys like 43-year-old Stefan Pfister are hoping to accomplish by making elaborate banners asking Solo to marry them. It’s not … Continue reading

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Remember Christian Lopez? Miller Light has his taxes covered

Finally! A company has stepped up and is doing the right thing! Christian Lopez, a 23-year-old cellphone salesman from Highland Mills, N.Y., scooped up the milestone baseball Saturday. Instead of trying to sell the ball, he decided to give it back … Continue reading

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Wake up call: It’s time to fix the All-Star game in MLB

I’ll say it again: Baseball has an image problem. While players hit golden balls in the Home Run Derby, while the NFL and NBA are on strike, baseball has this crazy idea of an All-Star game to pay baseball players money … Continue reading

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Wake up call: Catching baseballs

Five days after Shannon Stone died falling over the railing at a Rangers game, some unwise fan at the Home Run Derby in Arizona did this. It’s amazing to me that this guy did this in view of what’s happened … Continue reading

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Leave it to Harold Reynolds to give us the example

And speaking of foul balls, while examining a recent incident in Rockies-Cubs game where interference in the bullpen was alleged, Harold Reynolds sat himself in a chair near the foul line in the MLB studio field, and asked Eric Byrnes what … Continue reading

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Governor Kasich: Mavericks are ‘Honorary Ohioans’

You know, it feels pretty darned good to be appreciated. Take John Kasich, the Governor of Ohio. John Kasich, Governor of the state of Ohio, took the unusual step of honoring a team with no geographical ties to his jurisdiction. … Continue reading

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Wake Up Call: The morning after an NBA Championship is won

According to my Twitter and Facebook page, there are still many, many Dallas Maverick fans that are still up and celebrating the Mavs victory last night. The Mavs are due to fly out of Miami at 9:00 AM ET, so I’m not … Continue reading

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