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Top 5 Chicago Sportscaster moments of 2012 (Video)

Top 5 Chicago Sportscaster moments of 2012 (Video)
It was an extremely eventful year for Chicago sportscasters. Jim Deshaies replaced Bob Brenly in the booth for Cubs broadcasts after Brenly left to take the Arizona Diamondbacks job. Sarah Kustok left Comcast Sports Net Chicago for Yes Network. She was replaced by Susanna Collins. White Sox colorman Hawk Harrelson continued to be an intolerable abomination to broadcasting. What follows is a list of 5 memorable moments that involved all these tv personalities...

Media Notebook 6-4-12: Samantha Steele, Lauren Tannehill, Hawk Harrelson

Media Notebook 6-4-12: Samantha Steele, Lauren Tannehill, Hawk Harrelson
-(Awful Announcing) ESPN reporter Samantha Steele (pictured above) had a funny gaffe in her spelling bee coverage. In the linked video, you’ll see she was looking at the wrong kid. Here’s your gratuitous photo gallery of Ms. Steele -(Chicago Radio and Media) Sun-Times Announces Major Reorganization Of Editorial Department. Includes internal memo from head honcho... Read more »

Hawk Harrelson's EPIC anti-umpire rant today (video)

Hawk Harrelson's EPIC anti-umpire rant today (video)
You know what a ridiculous homer and quirky public speaker Chicago White Sox announcer Hawk Harrelson is (see here). That’s not news. And you know how much vitriol he has for the umpires- this isn’t a breaking development either. (See this Joe West rant) But today, he truly out-did himself in both categories. What happened... Read more »
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Hawk Harrelson Homering: High Time HE GONE?

Hawk Harrelson Homering: High Time HE GONE?
Who’s the biggest dead weight connected to the Chicago White Sox: Gordon Beckham? Brent Morel? How about Ken “Hawk” Harrelson who gave us 63 seconds of dead air Friday night on the game’s most pivotal play. Yes, over a minute of silence as the game’s critical home run unfolded. Obviously, it’s time HE GONE! Over... Read more »
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