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ESPN's Jessica Mendoza Draws Massive Praise For Debut On "Sunday Night Baseball"

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 01 / 15

Jessica Mendoza "showed Sunday night that she belongs in ESPN’s regular rotation of baseball game analysts," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. Mendoza, who replaced the suspended Curt Schilling during the net's "Sunday Night Baseball" telecast, "did not sound nervous" or "push h...

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11/12/97
NHL AND CBC TO ANNOUNCE NEW CANADIAN BROADCAST AGREEMENT

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HOLYFIELD-MOORER ON THE "LOW END" OF PPV EXPECTATIONS

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11/10/97
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