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John Sterling: The King Of The Home-Run Call

Love him or hate him, New York Yankees announcer John Sterling has a unique style that helps him stand out from other radio broadcasters.

When Suzyn Waldman isn’t cutting him off in the booth, Sterling is probably belting out one of his many trademark home-run calls.

New York magazine breaks down the seven type of home run calls from Sterling:

1. RHYMES
Sterling tends to rely on rhyming when presented with a boring name that he can’t really work with: Russell Martin, Andruw Jones, etc. Having said that, Brett Gardner – whose last name is an actual word – deserves better, don’t you think?
Examples:
• “Russell has muscle!” (Russell Martin)
• “Robbie Cano, don’cha know?” (Robinson Cano) Read more

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L.A. Lakers Weren't The Only Losers Last Night

The Los Angeles Lakers learned the hard way on Wednesday night that you can’t take the Cleveland Cavaliers for granted.

Their flagship radio station, ESPN 710 AM, felt the game was in the bag before the opening tip, prompting this promo:

“Tomorrow, the champs are in Cleveland to get another quality practice in before the All-Star break. Oh yeah, the Cavaliers will be there, too. Doing what? Who knows?”

In the words of LeBron James, “Karma.”

ESPN Producer Leaves Company Following Arrest

Less than a week after he was arrested for peering into a neighbor’s window while she was getting dressed and masturbating, Neil Goldberg has left ESPN.

ESPN spokesman Mike Soltys confirmed on Monday that Goldberg no longer works for the company.

The 52-year-old Goldberg was a coordinating producer for ESPN’s motorsports coverage.

Goldberg is scheduled to appear in Hartford Superior Court on Wednesday and faces charges of public indecency, simple trespass, disorderly conduct and breach of peace.