October 06, 2011 - 6:48 am
ESPN announced Thursday that it will no longer use Hank Williams Jr. 's "All My Rowdy Friends" song as the opener to "Monday Night Football" after 22 seasons. The network pulled the song Monday after Williams made comments earlier in the day comparing Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and calling the...
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September 09, 2011 - 3:35 am
Welcome to Friday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY FRIDAY: MLB: Red Sox at Rays, 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI) SATURDAY: MLB: Red Sox at Rays, 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI) MLS: FC Dallas at...
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August 02, 2011 - 10:16 am
In an effort to replace the NFL's complex, 38-year-old quarterback rating system, ESPN plans to unveil its new Total Quarterback Rating during a TV special this Friday night. In the current quarterback rating system, 158.3 is a perfect score. The new model plans to make 100 a perfect rating, and 50...
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April 19, 2011 - 3:37 am
Welcome to Tuesday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY TUESDAY: NBA Playoffs : Knicks at Celtics , 7 p.m. (TNT; WEEI) MLB: Red Sox at A's, 10:05 p.m. (NESN; WEEI) AROUND THE WEB: '™Â...
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January 12, 2011 - 10:49 am
ESPN released its first-half schedule of Sunday Night Baseball games, and the Red Sox are currently scheduled to be featured more often than any other team in the majors. The Sox have four Sunday night games: On April 10 when hosting the Yankees , on May 15 when visiting the Yankees in New York, on...
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November 08, 2010 - 2:37 pm
Joe Morgan will no longer be part of ESPN's Sunday night baseball broadcast team. Per The Associated Press , the network announced on Monday that after 21 years of being paired with play-by-play man Jon Miller , Morgan -- a Hall of Fame second baseman and two-time National League MVP -- will no...
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June 25, 2009 - 7:38 am
It was a clean sweep for the Patriots Thursday morning: named them the team of the decade, Tom Brady as the all-decade MVP and Bill Belichick as its all-decade coach. The honors were bestowed with consultation from NFL general managers, coaches, scouts and players. "You have to recognize...
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April 29, 2009 - 7:25 pm
On this week's episode of ESPN's E:60 , Lisa Salters sat down with Stephon Marbury for an in-depth look back at his road to the Boston Celtics . Marbury opens up about the highs and lows of his 13-year NBA career, including leaving Kevin Garnett and the Minnesota Timberwolves , returning home to...
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October 23, 2008 - 8:43 pm
Not good times for the Bruins on a Thursday night when things looked so good early, but then the fat-and-happy B's allowed a seemingly lesser Toronto Maple Leafs  team to outskate, outwit and outlast them over the final two periods of a 4-2 loss at the TD Banknorth Frozen Sheet. Things got off to...
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