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    I hate ESPN

    ESPN finally gets around to airing a Rockies game and a Red Sox game is bleeding over into coverage of Col./SF. ESPN You ****!


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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Easy killer.

    Are you within 20 miles of the ocean? No? Then unless your name is "Favre", you get to wait until after the first commercial break.



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    This is what any network would do...



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Do you have Dish? Check the alternate channels.



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by CyclonesRulzzz View Post
    ESPN finally gets around to airing a Rockies game and a Red Sox game is bleeding over into coverage of Col./SF. ESPN You ****!
    This is what happens when you have an AL game + extended commercial breaks.



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    This is what happens when you have an AL game + extended commercial breaks.
    How do you figure extended commercial breaks? Never heard of that.



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    My husband and I started really hating ESPN for a similar reason. They were going to show a college hockey frozen four game, and college lacrosse ran over. The college hockey game was supposed to be starting on ESPN360 but we couldn't get it to work. I despise ESPN!



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    How do you figure extended commercial breaks? Never heard of that.
    See, theres this thing called money, and ESPN just realized that they really like this 'money' thing. Therefore, they find every way to make more of it!!



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    How do you figure extended commercial breaks? Never heard of that.
    Maybe not for ESPN, but I know Fox has 4 minute breaks for their national games on weekends. For whatever reason, it seems longer. It never ceases to amaze me that I can turn on a Red Sox game on ESPN (for whatever reason) an hour after it starts, it's only the top of the 2nd, there's no score, and the game has been on for an hour.



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    They could show the game on classic. They would probably put it on the deuce, but they are showing the WNBA Playoffs - what a joke world series of poker gets better ratings than that crap.


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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Great now the game is tied. maybe I'll get to see the 9th inning of the game I want to see.


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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    Maybe not for ESPN, but I know Fox has 4 minute breaks for their national games on weekends. For whatever reason, it seems longer. It never ceases to amaze me that I can turn on a Red Sox game on ESPN (for whatever reason) an hour after it starts, it's only the top of the 2nd, there's no score, and the game has been on for an hour.
    The big problem is that they list a game as 7:00, but first pitch sometimes isn't until about 7:20-7:25...or even later for playoff games (7:40). That's ridiculous.

    At least football hasn't gotten that bad (yet). Most college games kick off no later than :12 after the list time (2:42 instead of 2:30, for ABC games).



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Quote Originally Posted by CyclonesRulzzz View Post
    They could show the game on classic. They would probably put it on the deuce, but they are showing the WNBA Playoffs - what a joke world series of poker gets better ratings than that crap.
    I really hope you're joking.



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Oh for ****s sake - really?



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    Re: I hate ESPN

    Fortunately for you, the Sox just won it instead of going to extras.



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