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Colin Cowherd coming to ESPN 1000, WMVP Shuffling Lineup

Colin Cowherd coming to ESPN 1000, WMVP Shuffling Lineup
It's official:  Colin Cowherd to WMVP 1000, ESPN radio. So says the (Sherman Report). Colin Cowherd, the former co-host of Sports Nation with Michelle Beadle and Charissa Thompson, (have to link to a Charissa Thompson photo gallery whenever mentioning her name)  will be heard more on ESPN’s local stations, including Chicago. Since WMVP-AM 1000 fired Harry Teinowitz from its afternoon team with Carmen DeFalco and John Jurkovic, you knew a line-up shuffling was in the mix. The station is also trailing it's main rival, 670 The Score in the ratings department, so they have to do something to shake things up. Maybe Colin Cowherd is the answer. Colin Cowherd means one less hour of local programming, in exchange for an hour of national programming. ESPN 1000 will move the Tom Waddle-Marc Silverman duo from 9 a.m.-1 p.m mid morning to the afternoon drive 2-6 where they will compete directly with Boers and Bernstein. (Who currently have a new goofy segment going intended to increase listener interaction). It's the the afternoon demographic that ESPN 1000 is strategically looking to improve upon the most. Carmen DeFalco and John Jurkovic will shift to the 10 a.m.-1 p.m. slot. The 'Herd, the national show of Colin Cowherd will air from 9-10 a.m...

ESPN finds Jay Cutler at fault for Robert Griffin III injury

ESPN finds Jay Cutler at fault for Robert Griffin III injury
ESPN continues to dumb down it’s audience and make people less informed about sports.  Today the network actually posed this question for its panel “How much do you blame Jay Cutler for RG III’s injury?” Yes, this is not parody but a serious attempt at “journalism” by the WWL. What a way to “cover” the Robert Griffin III surgery that took place today. screen grab courtesy of Twitter @WaneDog...