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Postby Yoda » Mon Jan 01, 2007 8:47 pm

is there anything more annoying than the auto video playback on the ESPN websites? I swear that company is more concerned about commercializing sports than giving us what we want. I can't even look up stats without getting bombarded with videos, pop-ups and other annyoing things.
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Postby Mugrila » Mon Jan 01, 2007 8:58 pm

I don't use ESPN if I can help it. Can get most of the stats and other articles from Yahoo or CBS without all the insider nonsense or other stuff they try to feed you.
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Postby Yoda » Mon Jan 01, 2007 9:01 pm

Mugrila wrote:I don't use ESPN if I can help it. Can get most of the stats and other articles from Yahoo or CBS without all the insider nonsense or other stuff they try to feed you.


I do it out of habit since I've used ESPN from beginning of time. I usually go to THBT, Baseball Reference, Baseball Cubed as well as Yahoo but sometimes I check ESPN for college stuff. I just get so annoyed by their commercialism. It's sickening.
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Postby AcidRock23 » Mon Jan 01, 2007 9:56 pm

I agree that is totally annoying. I have pretty much stopped looking @ ESPN.com simply b/c I am too impatient to wait while the video stuff chugs away. :-t
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Postby Snakes Gould » Tue Jan 02, 2007 12:09 am

i hardly EVER use espn....fantasysports.yahoo.com is my homepage, and if i want news, i just click sports...yahoo has never steered me wrong...
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Postby deerayfan072 » Tue Jan 02, 2007 12:42 am

I also rarely look at ESPN, i listen to local sports radio so much there is no need to watch SC either so, really only time i do anything with ESPN is watching football, baseball, or basketball on there
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Postby acsguitar » Tue Jan 02, 2007 12:53 am

ESPN = MTV of Sports... not worth watching or visiting their website.

Only time I watch ESPN is for a Live game.

other then that I occasionally watch sports center but its becoming unwatchable
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Postby tuff_gong » Tue Jan 02, 2007 3:36 am

yeah ESPN can be pretty annoying at times, but my allegiance to the Sports Guy on Page 2 is too strong to stop going to the website.
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Postby Old_Style » Tue Jan 02, 2007 3:49 am

tuff_gong wrote:yeah ESPN can be pretty annoying at times, but my allegiance to the Sports Guy on Page 2 is too strong to stop going to the website.


agreed, bill simmons writes a pretty good column. i'll listen to espn radio from time to time if i don't have a radio near by. but page two definitely saves espn.com.
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Postby Snakes Gould » Tue Jan 02, 2007 4:48 am

espn.com stinks...everything is insider which is stupid...just for that, i never use it.
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