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Video: Craig James Running For Political Office?

It appears ESPN announcer Craig James might be running for political office.

James has started Texans for a Better America, an advocacy group complete with a three-minute promo video about himself.

He nearly ran for the Senate in 2010 and it appears James is preparing for a run in 2012.

I’m guessing Mike Leach won’t be voting for James if he does run.

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Ratings For Stanley Cup Playoffs Off To Strong Start

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are off to a great start in the ratings category.

Versus set a network record by averaging 534,328 viewers during their opening night triple-header Wednesday. It was the best opening night in its six year of Stanley Cup Playoffs coverage and it was a 12 percent increase over last year.

North of the border, CBC saw a 29 percent increase over last year, averaging 1.58 million viewers for its two opening night playoff broadcasts.

Locally, Game 1 of Washington-New York posted a 6.2 rating on Comcast SportsNet in the D.C. market, the second-highest Capitals rating in network history. In Pittsburgh, Penguins-Lightning delivered a 16.2 rating on ROOT Sports and Red Wings-Coyotes earned a 9.4 on Fox Sports Detroit.