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1050 ESPN Radio Shakes Up Daily Lineup

New York Daily News columnist Mike Lupica will host a daily sports-talk show starting next month on 1050AM ESPN Radio.

The longtime Sports Reporters contributor will take the airwaves in New York City from 2-3 p.m. He previously hosted a radio show 18 years ago on WFAN 660AM.

The addition of Lupica is just one of several changes for the sports-talk station.

Jared Max will host a new show from 5-6 a.m. followed by the syndicated Mike & Mike in the Morning and The Herd with Colin Cowherd. Read more

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Why the NFL Struggles to Gain a Foothold in Europe

On Sunday, the San Francisco Giants and the Denver Broncos played a brutally game (shite?) football game at Wembley Stadium in London, England. The game was the fourth installment of “NFL goes to Europe,” a plan to increase the sport’s popularity across the pond.

Success? Hardly.

We turn to Sean O’Conor from No Short Corners. And go:

In that sense I resemble someone handed tickets to a game at USA ’94 who enjoyed the day out but drove home scratching his head at the offside rule and relative lack of scoring. I spent many a Friday night a decade ago driving to watch high-school football in invisible towns in rural Kansas, and before that accompanying football-mad friends to watch nascent gridiron teams clash in the incongruous setting of Sunday summer afternoons in England, but it never stuck beyond the spectacle and sense of occasion. It can be hard to fall in love with a sport you have not played. Read more