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The first week of the new XFL revealed that, while the upstart league is working out the kinks,...
"Great offensive rebounding here by the Buffaloes! Looks like they had some good grass at halftime."
Finebaum could possibly leave ESPN as soon as after the 2020 college football season, and DAZN or a startup like The Ringer have been floated as possible options.
"In my excitement to defend the Knicks on live TV today, I inadvertently insinuated about Knicks personnel. I look forward to working with Knicks management to elevate the great Knicks brand moving forward."
Each of the three networks is showing a new special, and NHLN (six times) and ESPN (once) are also re-airing 2004's Miracle. And there's a lot more coverage on the way as well.
Tuesday, February 11 LA Clippers at Philadelphia, TNT 7 p.m. Ian Eagle, Stan Van Gundy & Jared Greenberg...
Flexing could become more commonplace across the NFL.
SEC commissioner Greg Sankey also condemned the on-air remarks.
The XFL still has some work to do, but the groundwork laid during opening weekend's broadcasts proves the potential is there.
"I don’t know why the network didn’t have a camera right on the yard line."
"JUST STAY OFF THE BALL! JUST DON'T EVEN TOUCH IT! MARQUETTE JUST HIT A PERFECT PUNT! JUST DON'T EVEN TOUCH IT, BUDDY!"
Bob Knight's return to Assembly Hall took over the Indiana-Purdue broadcast, and perhaps understandably, it was a fairly soft-focus affair.
ESPN is trying to spin this is a promotion. Spoiler alert: it isn't.