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MLB Announces 2011 Postseason Schedule

For the first time since the 1915 World Series, the Major League Baseball postseason will be begin on a Friday (Sept. 30). Both American League Division Series start that day, with the National League set to kick off on Saturday.

All division series games are airing on TBS and its sister stations (like TNT) if necessary.

The American League Championship Series (on Fox) will begin Oct. 8., and the National League Championship Series (on TBS) begins the following day.

Game One of the World Series (also on Fox) is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 19, with Game 7 (if necessary) set for Oct. 27, which is earlier than in past years.

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Damian Goddard Fired From Rogers Sportsnet

Rogers Sportsnet host Damian Goddard was fired Wednesday, one day after chiming in on the Sean Avery/Todd Reynolds gay marriage controversy.

Reynolds, a hockey agent, called out New York Ranger Sean Avery for his support of gay marriage.

“I completely and whole-heartedly support Todd Reynolds and his support for the traditional and TRUE meaning of marriage,” Goddard said in a tweet.

But if you ask Rogers Sportsnet, Goddard’s departure had nothing to do with his tweet. Read more

Bill Simmons to Call NBA Game on Friday

You already know Bill Simmons‘ name and voice. You’re about to get a lot more familiar with his face.

The Sports Guy, who is in the midst of a short tour supporting the paperback release of his The Book of Basketball, will make his debut as an NBA analyst during Friday’s Miami Heat-Golden States Warriors game. He’ll join Dan Shulman and Mark Jackson on the ESPN telecast.

Simmons is rapidly following Rick Reilly, Michael Wilbon, the Around the Horn crew, and the rest of the journalists who jumped to the silver screen. He’s shown up on a few episodes of PTI this year and previously guested during a PBA event and a college basketball game or two with his friend Rob Stone.

We wish him the best of luck and will listening to the Awful Announcing crew skewer his performance.

(H/T Sports Media Watch)