The changes are subtle, but if you look carefully they scream at you. In recent weeks, WPIX and WNYW viewers have noticed something different when it comes to how the sports portion of the newscast is produced.

On the PIX News at 10, the latest in a series of changes has news director Bill Carey dropping its sports department.

Instead, news anchor Jodi Applegate (Jim Watkins on weekends) spends a minute in the control room reading the scores and narrating a few highlights.

Carey says PIX (which carries Mets’ games) has never been a destination for viewers seeking sports information.

“Our station doesn’t have a sports profile … We never did a sportscast in the 6:30 news while it was on the air,” Carey tells FishbowlNY. “We don’t do sports in the morning show.”

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