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Ron MacLean Apologizes After French Referee Comments Cause Social Media Firestorm04 / 23 / 14
"Hockey Night in Canada" host Ron MacLean has "apologized for setting off a social media firestorm" following yesterday's Canadiens-Lightning game, according to the CP. MacLean during the game "suggested a French-speaking referee should not have worked the game." The comment "apparently st...
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The Broncos and KUSA announced the signing of the multi-year deal, making KUSA-Channel 9 the official TV station of the Broncos. The station will be the Broncos'' exclusive official local TV partner f
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Fox''s NFC package finished with a 12.5 ''95 regular-season game average, a 3% increase from ''94. Fox is the "only network with a 1995 game average higher than 1994, when football didn''t face early-
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