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    College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    While watching ESPN Herbstreit said some plain out stupid stuff. First while picking games to watch they pick every B10/SEC game. He then goes on to talk about the Alabama Michigan game, saying "The reason this game is interesting is because the SEC has been so dominant the past 6 years, and the only team to really test them has been the B10". Uhm... What.. Hasn't the B10 been horrible lately..? As if that wasn't enough, he carried on to go for an upset game, chose PSU vs Ohio. Says this, "I know everyone is pulling for PSU, but I'm not sure they'll be able to make it through this one". Soooo... Who is pulling for PSU? Is it only cyclone fans that hate PSU? Last I checked most people hate PSU right now, and want the program burnt to the ground. Amazing how disconnected ESPN seems.
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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    You are just now hating ESPN for loving the SEC, Big10, USC, and Notre Dame?


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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    I am getting really sick of seeing Ohio State and Urban Meyer.


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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    You are just now hating ESPN for loving the SEC, Big10, USC, and Notre Dame?
    Nope just feel like it gets worse year after year. I'm going to try my best to stop watching that channel..


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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    I cut the cord about a year ago. I only watch ESPN for games. I get my sports new from other sources, and it makes it even more blatantly obvious how ESPN tries to create news.



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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    Quote Originally Posted by Cychotiic View Post
    While watching ESPN Herbstreit said some plain out stupid stuff. First while picking games to watch they pick every B10/SEC game. He then goes on to talk about the Alabama Michigan game, saying "The reason this game is interesting is because the SEC has been so dominant the past 6 years, and the only team to really test them has been the B10". Uhm... What.. Hasn't the B10 been horrible lately..? As if that wasn't enough, he carried on to go for an upset game, chose PSU vs Ohio. Says this, "I know everyone is pulling for PSU, but I'm not sure they'll be able to make it through this one". Soooo... Who is pulling for PSU? Is it only cyclone fans that hate PSU? Last I checked most people hate PSU right now, and want the program burnt to the ground. Amazing how disconnected ESPN seems.
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    SEC bias because it is ESPN.
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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    Quote Originally Posted by ia8manfan View Post
    I cut the cord about a year ago. I only watch ESPN for games.
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    ESPN is worthless except for college games and a good Sportscenter recap of all the college games that weekend

    maybe to see if Corso swears during College Gameday



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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    We are ISU. We are not the chosen few. We are, however, impressive, when these blowhards actually do travel to Ames and see a game, meet the fans and enjoy the day.



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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    I personally can't stand all the talk about how much Mizzou and aTm are going to have to step it up to compete in the SEC, as if the SEC is so far above and beyond the Big 12 that these schools can't even image what they are up against. It is almost enough to make me root for them to go into the SEC and tear it up. Almost.



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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    I only watch espn 8- the ocho.


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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    I had nothing better to do so I watched the "Big12 Preview" that SportsNation did. OMG...they might was well have called it the "WVU and OU Preview." I don't know 3 people could talk about 2 teams for almost an hour, but they did.

    Someone want to tell them that there are 10 teams in the Big12???



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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycl1 View Post
    I only watch espn 8- the ocho.
    Yes, the midget tossing finals this year were great. I thought Lars von Midgethammer got screwed out of first place, though.



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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    Quote Originally Posted by tejasclone View Post
    Yes, the midget tossing finals this year were great. I thought Lars von Midgethammer got screwed out of first place, though.
    They really need to take a look at the whole rule book. His midget had way fatter arms, making him harder to grab, and wasnt wearing near the same level of aerodynamic clothing the other midgets were wearing. You think they would have this organized better by now. And that line call on his first throw was ********. Midget throwing needs instant replay.....bad.


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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    ESPN call themselves the leader in worldwide sports. But yet all they cover is about 5 Sports and most of the time like you all mentioned it's focused on the SEC.

    SportCenter just goes over the same crap hour after hour, Why don't they just spread their wings and show some other sports from across the globe to put a end to endless highlight loop play



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    Re: College football hasn't even started and I'm tired of ESPN already

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycl1 View Post
    I only watch espn 8- the ocho.
    If it's almost a sport, you can watch it there!



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