Tag Archives: Sports

Peyton Manning destroys competition in prime-time

Last night’s AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and the Indianapolis Colts, was the highest-rated program of the season, topping the debut of American Idol. The [..]

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High school hoops

Chicago’s Simeon is in the national spotlight tonight as Chicago’s top high school basketball team plays Oak Hill (Va.) at 8pm on ESPN. Whatever the outcome, we’re pretty [..]


Another death: Lamar Hunt dies

I don’t mean for this blog to be an obituary page, but it starting to look that way: Another death of a high-profile person who contributed a lot [..]

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T Dog Blog Think Tank: NHL, Hawks, Broadcasters need to get with the program

This is what I posted yesterday in the Comments section of a story about the Chicago Blackhawks firing their head coach:“Everything about this team SUCKS, including the management. [..]

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TBS wins League Championship series

With declining audiences for sporting events (particularly baseball) on broadcast TV, a move to cable was bound to happen: http://www.broadcastingcable.com/article/CA6382167.html?display=Breaking+News This is on top of a deal that [..]

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Steve Lyons, meet Lamar Thomas. Lamar Thomas, meet Steve Lyons.

It was not a good weekend for sports analysts: http://www.medialifemagazine.com/artman/publish/cat_index_31.asp http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=2628184 Fox fired Steve Lyons for insensitive comments regarding fellow analyst (now Cubs manager) Lou Pinella and his [..]