Steve Phillips Fired by ESPN

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  1. Clone5

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  4. Clone5

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    Why?
     
  5. madcityCY

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    Why not? I liked his insight.
     
  6. ChrisMWilliams

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    I agree. This sucks. I thought that Phillips did a great job. He was one of my favorite ESPN guys from any sport.
     
  7. Clone5

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    Well I guess I'm in the minority on CF but I just thought Phillips was annoying and considering he did so badly as the Mets GM it was hard to listen to his insight. Kind of like listening to Matt Millen.
     
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  8. acrozier22

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    I was not a fan of Steve Phillips.
     
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    This.

    It is really annoying to hear Matt Millen criticize personnel decisions of different teams after his time with Detroilet.
     
  10. Tre4ISU

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    In Millen's defense, they haven't gotten better. In fact, they may be worse.
     
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    I liked Phillips during games a lot. But I do remember right after he got fired by the Mets, he did these fake press conferences for ESPN where he posed as every GM in the majors during spring training. Those were some of the most lame TV sports bits I have ever seen.
     
  12. kingcy

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    So ESPN is now down to 15 baseball in studio guys.
     
  13. Clone5

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    You obviously haven't seen Dr. Lou.
     
  14. TarHeelHawk

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    Bingo. Anyone remember those fake press conferences ESPN held a few years ago. They would have Phillips pose as the GM of whoever they thought would be a contending team, and then have their own reporters ask him pretend questions.

    You have to remember how Steve Phillips got to ESPN, along with guys like Matt Millen.
     
  15. Clone5

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    I hope Orestes Estrada is the next to go.
     
  16. TarHeelHawk

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    The "judge and jury" part of GameDay Final. Lamest tv I've ever seen.
     
  17. Clone5

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    I forgot about that! Pretty much anything involving Mark May is unwatchable.
     
  18. brentblum

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    Paul (Pam) Ward would politely disagree with this.
     
  19. Clone5

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    Then call me by the wrong name and mess up the down and distance?
     
  20. jdoggivjc

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    I don't think Pam Ward would disagree that the worst personality at ESPN was fired. Anyone that's ever watched Pam Ward broadcast a game, on the other hand, would disagree with this...
     

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