ESPN's John Skipper: "We are doing hockey highlights."
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02-22-2013, 11:56 AM
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ESPN's appeal is in its simplistic analysis. Every loss is a lack of hard work. Every win is inspirational. Any moron can then talk about sports by just sticking to hard work, grit, heart, ect.
Its sad that dumbing down discussions for the masses has become acceptable because its profitable. Intelligent discussion has no place in America unless you're a comedian and all you can do is laugh at the absurdity of a culture that worships KISS (and not the band).
When Mark Cuban ripped on Skip Bayless he put it perfectly, basically stating what you are right now. I find the leagues own networks put out a better product than ESPN, I watch NFL networks pregame and analysis shows over ESPN and think it's far superior. The only thing on ESPN I even remotely like is College Gameday for football, since I think Corso and Herbstreit are actually good personalities.
Almost all of the other personalities on ESPN are a bunch of blowhards spewing crap.
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