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VIDEO: The First 90 Seconds of Comedy Central's 'Sports Show with Norm MacDonald'

Tonight Comedy Central premieres a new series poking fun at the sports world. “Sports Show with Norm MacDonald” is set to debut on the channel at 10:30 PM.

Unlike “The Daily Show,” which produces four new episodes a week, “Sports Show” is only once a week, but it is shot the day before it airs, to make it as topical as possible.

Check out the first 90 seconds from tonight’s premiere episode below.

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It's ESPN's World. We're All Just Living in it.

In what’s otherwise another ranty, raving column, Phil Mushnick makes a nice catch:

Can’t make this stuff up, continued: ESPN’s website last week, in a lead paragraph, gave ESPN full credit for breaking the story that the Yankees have extended Cliff Lee an extra seventh year on their offer. In the third paragraph, this appeared: “SI.com first reported that the Yankees added a seventh year to their offer.”

In a sense, at least the Worldwide Leader bothered to give another outlet credit instead of just stealing it outright. Given the focus on the story – and the importance of SI.com – they probably couldn’t get away with snagging the credit for themselves. On the other hand, ESPN seems to get worse and worse as they gain more power. Maybe that book will change something?

Lots of People Watch Hockey

We told you hockey was going to be huge.

VERSUS dropped the puck on its sixth year of NHL coverage with the most-watched opening night game on U.S. cable in eight years and the most-watched NHL regular season cable telecast in six years. In Canada, CBC’s HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA attracted record audiences for its Saturday night debut this weekend.

Bam. Bam. Bam.

Hey, NHL COO John Collins. How do you feel about this development?

“Fans worldwide have proven again and again that they have a voracious appetite for NHL content,” he said. “The record numbers for the start of the
season, on the heels of last year’s success, are a strong indication that we have a compelling product and that we are super serving our audience
through a variety of different platforms. Whether it’s on TV, online, on mobile devices or through these new
partnerships, we are reaching our audience in new and exciting ways.”

Voracious!

And then there’s this…

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