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    Re: BCS going to ESPN

    Ugh, ESPN is taking over the world and it scares me...
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    I'm happy with ESPN doing them.

    And I'm happy its moving away from Fox. They had no idea how to do college football.

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    Re: BCS going to ESPN

    So is this ESPN on ABC or ESPN on cable?
    What if this wasn't a rhetorical question?

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    Re: BCS going to ESPN

    ESPN on cable, I believe.

    That's the way sports, save the Super Bowl and March Madness, appear to be headed.
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    Re: BCS going to ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by paintmered View Post
    So is this ESPN on ABC or ESPN on cable?
    It is on ESPN on cable. The only BCS game not part of this deal is the Rose Bowl which does it own seperate contract.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy Tucker View Post
    I'm happy with ESPN doing them.

    And I'm happy its moving away from Fox. They had no idea how to do college football.
    I'm with Roy. Fox Sports is just awful, IMO.
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    Re: BCS going to ESPN

    The Fox production of the last two BCS title games has been awful. The camera fixed on the band, the repetitive commercials, poor camera angles, and Thom Brennamen. Add it all up and it is painful.
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    An untrained monkey and a parrot could have done a better job then FOX, glad to see ESPN get it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LoganBuck View Post
    The Fox production of the last two BCS title games has been awful. The camera fixed on the band, the repetitive commercials, poor camera angles, and Thom Brennamen. Add it all up and it is painful.
    Agree with you on everything but Thom. I like his approach to calling a football game.

    But you are right IMO, on everything else FOX is turrabull.
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    And yet, on cable, it means those of us without cable are SOL. Great way to build the base, but then again, I'm sure I'm in the minority at this point.
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    Re: BCS going to ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by redsmetz View Post
    And yet, on cable, it means those of us without cable are SOL. Great way to build the base, but then again, I'm sure I'm in the minority at this point.
    It could prolly get higher ratings on ESPN IMO...
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    Honestly, I don't think companies are that upset about missing out on the advertising dollars represented by the demographic that doesn't have basic cable. Overall, the buying power of that demographic is just not that strong.
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    Re: BCS going to ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by *BaseClogger* View Post
    Ugh, ESPN is taking over the world and it scares me...
    ehh..ESPN is just the Wal-Mart of sports television if you ask me. The consumer usually benefits, but other shows like fox sports net and comcast sports net just lowly die out because they can't compete with the giant.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KronoRed View Post
    An untrained monkey and a parrot could have done a better job then FOX, glad to see ESPN get it.

    I totally agree.
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