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Postby Danimal » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:03 pm

Any thoughts on who does a better job with sports talk?
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Postby Danimal » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:30 pm

I'm sure somebody has some insights.

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Postby jbird669 » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:32 pm

I've only heard the baseball coverage once, but Sirius does wonders with the NFL and Fantasy Football.

It's a tough decision. XM with MLB, NHL, and Opie & Anthony vs Sirius with NFL, NBA, and Howard Stern.
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Postby Big Pimpin » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:35 pm

XM has NASCAR! ;-D
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Postby djacks » Thu Dec 08, 2005 1:08 pm

I have Sirius and love it...they also have Maxim radio which is pretty cool. I just got it recently so we'll see how the sports talk is during the baseball season...hopefully they have one or two that talk fantasy!
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Postby jbird669 » Thu Dec 08, 2005 1:26 pm

RocketsDWM wrote: However, if you prefer NFL, college football, NBA and the NHL (all carried live), then go with Sirius.


I thought the NHL was on XM?

Sorry, couldn't care less about NASCAR. IMO, it's not even a sport.
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Postby Hornsby » Thu Dec 08, 2005 1:45 pm

I love MLB on XM. The idea of NFL access on Sirius was intriguing, but I'm either at a game or watching it on TV, so it didn't seem
worth dropping XM for.

MLB Winter Meeting coverage on XM has been awesome.

Interesting that most people seem happy with the one they have,
regardless of which it is.
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Postby thedude » Thu Dec 08, 2005 1:53 pm

jbird669 wrote:
RocketsDWM wrote: However, if you prefer NFL, college football, NBA and the NHL (all carried live), then go with Sirius.


I thought the NHL was on XM?

Sorry, couldn't care less about NASCAR. IMO, it's not even a sport.



XM is awesome. They have the NHL and MLB. They have more channels than Sirus. I have been listening to there 24 hour MLB talk station consistently during the winter meetings and these guys give it to you. They had all the trades as they unfolded with great analysis (Peter Gammons, jayson Stark, and guys from all the big papers).

As far as music... They have everything you could want including songs that i have never heard before but have since downloaded onto the ipod.

XM also has ESPN news, ESPN radio, FOX sports, Sporting News Radio. Plus one station devoted to year round NHL talk and one devoted to year round MLB talk.

They also have stations covering all of the major college confrences (ACC+BIG TEN, ect...) basket ball and Football games.

If you want NFL/NBA go Sirus, otherwise go XM.
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