ESPN Radio 'Comes of Age'

Paul Hopfgarten
Tue Jul 19 22:48:13 EDT 2011

That also used to be true of FOX carrying the Poker Stars tourney with the 
"loose cannon" amateur, but that stopped almost immediately after the Poker 
Stars site shut down last April.

-Paul H
Concord NH

-----Original Message----- 
From: Larry Weil
Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 5:34 PM
To: Boston Radio
Subject: Re: ESPN Radio 'Comes of Age'

On Jul 19, 2011, at 2:54 PM, Mark Laurence wrote:

> I'd always heard ESPN stood for "Entertainment and Sports Programming 
> Network."  For what it's worth Wikipedia agrees.
> Maybe that's how they can justify poker tournaments.  :)

They justify the poker tournaments because the poker league pays them to run 
it.  My understanding is that’s the same at NBC too.

Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH

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