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Posts Tagged ‘New York Mets’

ESPN3.com To Air Entire 2011 MLL Season

ESPN3.com will stream live all 36 regular-season games of the 2011 Major League Lacrosse (MLL) season.

The 11th MLL season begins Saturday with a tripleheader on ESPN3.com, featuring Long Island at Boston at (7 p.m. ET), Rochester at Chesapeake, (7 p.m. ET) and Hamilton at Denver (9 p.m. ET).

A variety of commentators for ESPN3.com will be utilized including announcing teams of Jason Chandler & Dave Evans, Scott Garceau & Evan Washburn, Dave Ryan & Charlie Lockwood, Joe Beninati & Quint Kessenich, Eamon McAnaney & Paul Carcaterra, Mike Evans & Ron Zwerin and Steve Warzala & Brian Shanahan.

ESPN2 will air two regular-season games – Chesapeake at Long Island on June 16, at 7:30 p.m. and Rochester at Chesapeake on July 2, at 7:30 p.m. Joe Beninati and analyst Quint Kessenich will serve as the commentator team for the two MLL telecasts on ESPN2.

In addition, the 2011 Sports Authority MLL All-Star Game (July 9) and the Sports Authority MLL Championship Weekend presented by Warrior (Aug. 27-28) will air on ESPN2 and ESPN3.com.

 

 

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ESPN Offering Extended Coverage Of 2011 WSOP Main Event

ESPN is going “all-in” for the 2011 World Series of Poker.

From July 14-19, the network will offer daily coverage of the WSOP main event, including ‘live’ unedited hole cards on a 30-minute delay and more than 34 additional hours of coverage in high definition on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN3.com from the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Every hand will be shown unedited and hole cards will be available post-flop. Coverage will shift between two feature tables approximately every 30 minutes. All “all-in” and “call” situations will be shown at both tables. Read more

Lip-Syncing YouTube Star Keenan Cahill Sings With San Francisco Giants Brian Wilson and Cody Ross

Keenan Cahill is huge on YouTube. Videos of the 16-year old lip-syncing to pop songs regularly draw hundreds of thousands of views.

In his latest video, Cahill gets some help from San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson and outfielder Cody Ross (along with a special appearance by the Giants mascot, Lou Seal):

Why the video?

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Chris Rock On The Sad State Of The NY Mets

Comedian Chris Rock was on The Late Show with David Letterman to discuss the start of the baseball season and the second base situation for the New York Mets.

My apologies to SportsNewser co-editor Alex Weprin and other poor (pun intended) Mets fans for what could be another long season.

NESN Executive Leaves Network After Five Years

Joel Feld, who was the executive vice president of programming and executive producer of NESN, left the network on Thursday after five years.

“Leaving NESN is one of the most difficult career moves I’ve ever had to make. The talent and production team – behind and in front of the camera – are the best in the business,” Field said in a statement. “The standards and work ethic they bring to the office every day made my job a whole lot easier and more fun than I ever could have imagined when I came to Boston in 2005. I’m especially grateful to the Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins organizations who provided me a professional opportunity that people dream of their entire lives. Read more