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LA Jets: 710 ESPN To Carry All 16 New York Jets Regular Season Games

The New York Jets have reached an agreement with ESPN LA to broadcast all 16 regular-season games live on 710 ESPN.

“It’s an honor to be able to bring Mark Sanchez back to LA and back to his huge local fan base,” said Scott McCarthy, vice president/general manager ESPN LA. “There is tremendous passion for the NFL here in LA, and this partnership with an elite franchise will further energize the Southland’s sizable population of football fans, who continue to express excitement about the potential return of an NFL team to the region.”

Bob Wischusen and Marty Lyons return for their 10th season together as the voices of the Jets.

“We are excited to bring the broadcasts from our ESPN New York 1050 flagship station to the greater Los Angeles area,” said Jets executive vice president of business operations, Matt Higgins. “The team has a strong national following, and we look forward to enhancing the experience for Jets fans in Southern California and across the country.”

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Farewell, Manuel "Manny" Aristides Ramírez Onelcida

In honor of Manny Ramirez‘s abrupt retirement Friday, I wanted to post my favorite “Manny Being Manny” moment.

Thanks for all the memories, good and bad, during your 19-year career, Manny.

Jay Mariotti Breaks His Silence With Jason Whitlock

After six months, Jay Mariotti finally broke his silence on Real Talk with Jason Whitlock.

The former AOL columnist and Around the Horn panelist spoke candidly on his personal troubles that halted his professional career.

On his critics taking great joy of his fall:

“As a critic, you’re never going to hear me complain about critics. As you pointed out a couple minutes ago, nobody really understands. What troubles me about some members of the media, my critics, is look at the bottom line. Go back and see our statements on this. Did anybody really look at my attorney’s statements after the fact? Were they rooting for the absolute worst?

What people don’t understand about the plea is it was a low-level misdemeanor. At first, this thing was advertised as a felony. It was never at that level. It was never accepted by the District Attorney. I don’t think people Jason … they wanted to see the initial headline and they aren’t going to necessary follow the ends and outs of the case. The fact of the matter is here I am. I’ve been living my life.” Read more