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Sugar Land Skeeters, ESPN ink broadcast deal

Sugar Land Skeeters (independent; Atlantic League) games will be broadcast on ESPN’s online network, with the potential for games to be broadcast on a cable station. The Skeeters become the first minor-league baseball team to showcase full-season live coverage on ESPN3, ESPN’s online channel. The deal gives ESPN the exclusive rights to place Sugar Land […]

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White elephant on Cubs ledgers? Debt service, not Wrigley Field imperfections

ESPN’s Rick Reilly proves why sportswriters should never write about business, penning an utterly insane argument on why Wrigley Field prevents the Chicago Cubs from winning a World Series. You can read Reilly’s screed here. Reilly’s basic argument is that the Cubs’ payroll could be increased by $73 million a year if the team could […]

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