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Posts Tagged ‘Mike Krzyzewski’

Despite Final Four, Jay Bilas Stands By His VCU Hate

Jay Bilas was serious when he said Virginia Commonwealth University shouldn’t be in the NCAA Tournament.

The ESPN analyst spoke to Michael Hiestand of USA Today and he still thinks the Rams aren’t worthy, despite advancing to the Final Four:

“He still doesn’t think VCU, in the Final Four, deserved to be in the tournament.

The night the NCAA field was announced, Bilas led an on-air ESPN chorus – with Dick Vitale and Hubert Davis – arguing left-out teams such as Virginia Tech and Colorado should have been in before VCU and Alabama at Birmingham. Their inclusion, he said, failed “the laugh test.” Read more

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ESPN Launching New Blog To Cover All Things ESPN

Later this month, ESPN is launching ESPNFrontRow.com, a sports media blog that will focus on issues and stories related to the company.

Former ESPN.com NFL editor Sheldon Spencer will serve as the primary writer and editor of the blog when it launches on March 30.

ESPNFrontRow.com will provide consumers with a behind-the-scenes look at how ESPN operates and address controversies that involve the network (ie: The news you read about on the blogs about ESPN).

The new blog, which is being operated by the Public Relations department, won’t compete with The Poynter Institute’s new role as ESPN’s ombudsman. Read more