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CNBC’s Darren Rovell has been busy today blogging from Boston. First, he took Fox Sports to task for inserting two ads in the middle of Game 1 of the World Series. Then Rovell writes about Fox’s response to his entry. And Rovell posts an interview he did with the Red Sox’s David Ortiz.
The Boston Red Sox are a big hit. Maury Brown of the Biz of Baseball site reports that the ratings for Game 1 of the World Series were up 37% compared to Game 1 between St. Louis and Detroit last year. The Zap2it site has the overall overnight ratings which show that Fox wiped out the network competition thanks to the World Series.
Jim Cheney blogged last night’s Fox broadcast of Game 1 for Broadcasting & Cable.
The NFL has rescheduled the Cowboy, Giants and Jets for November 18.
A former Pittsburgh ESPN announcer and PA announcer for Pittsburgh football and women’s basketball, John Duffy was sentenced to 5 years and 3 months in prison after pleading guilty to child porn charges.
From the Buffalo News, the Sabres will appear three times in November on the NHL Network.
Awful Announcing notes a major error in an SI.com story on the World Series.
NBC Sports is pleased over critics’ praise for Football Night in America.
That will do it for now.