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CSN Analyst, former Bears QB Jim Miller and Deadspin are BOTH wrong

CSN Analyst, former Bears QB Jim Miller and Deadspin are BOTH wrong
  There have been articles defending Comcast SportsNet Chicago analyst and former Bears QB Jim Miller against Deadspin. And of course there’s the original Deadspin article attacking Miller, from which the author softened his stance a little. However, has anyone considered that both positions here are wrong? That no one is correct in this situation? Before we get to assess what ex Bears QB Jim Miller did and did not say, let’s review what’s on the record. From Deadspin author Barry Petchesky:...

Jay Mariotti continues feud with Sun-Times and Deadspin, makes new enemy

Jay Mariotti continues feud with Sun-Times and Deadspin, makes new enemy
Jay Mariotti is probably the most polarizing man in the history of Chicago sports media and quite possibly the most hated in all of the national sports media. He comes off especially pompous on his Twitter account, where he follows nobody. He’s like the Eminem of sports media- he’s had a feud with everyone. Mariotti has had a tiff with former Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, his former employer the Chicago Sun-Times, King of all sports blogs Deadspin, and many others. The Sun-Times move of partnering with new upstart website ChicagoSide has rekindled the war of words between Mariotti and the second city’s second newspaper...

Notre Dame programming not enough to save NBC Sports Network's low ratings

Notre Dame programming not enough to save NBC Sports Network's low ratings
NBC Sports network is truly suffering from the NHL lockout. The network known last year as Versus, and Outdoor Life Network previous to that, is really hurting in the ratings department. In fact the only thing drawing viewers at all is hunting and fishing shows. Notre Dame game replays are not helping the network. Although the numbers are obviously not in yet for the New Year's Day ND marathon on programming. But I'm guessing it won't be favorable considering it had to compete with live college football bowl games. As the NHL lockout could be nearing an end, things may turn around soon for the struggling channel...
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