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Hugh Douglas Joins ESPN As Studio Analyst

Former NFL veteran Hugh Douglas is joining ESPN as a studio analyst.

The former NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year will provide analysis on SportsCenter, NFL Live, First Take and ESPNEWS.

Douglas makes his ESPN debut Monday, including an appearance on NFL Live at 4 p.m. ET.

“I am very excited about becoming a part of the ESPN family,” Douglas said. “I plan to approach my role with ESPN with the same tenacity and commitment that I had during my 10-year NFL career.”

Following his retirement in 2004, Douglas worked as a sports radio personality on Philadelphia’s WIP 610 Radio and served as an on-air reporter for Comcast SportsNet.

 

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The Best Blog You're Not Reading: Fang's Bites

Ken Fang claims his site is “Your One Stop Source for All Things Sports Media.” It’s not – that would put us out of business – but it’s pretty close.

I could take or leave the viewing picks but the linkage to relevant sports media articles is worldly, wonderful, and occasionally witty. A must-read for anyone involved in this stuff.

(And no, I didn’t pick FB because he called us out.)

Bucky Gunts Wins Emmy for Olympics Directing

If you didn’t know the name Bucky Gunts before last night, you certainly do now. The former “”Today” director took home an Emmy award last night for his direction of the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.

The acceptance speech, which includes presenter Ricky Gervais poking a bit of fun at Gunts’ expense, is below.

And check out the clip after the jump, which has Gunts thanking all the people he couldn’t get to on stage.

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