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TV Timeout: Setting The Tone
October 21, 2013 03:06 PM
In the wake of Colts Owner Jim Irsay’s comments last week on Broncos QB Peyton Manning, CBSSN analyst Amy Trask said, “Over the course of my career I don’t recall the owner or anyone on the team saying anything that might have given a competitive advantage to another team, but rest assured, believe me you, there were plenty of times we had the tone-it-down discussion” (“That Other Pregame Show,” CBSSN, 10/20).
TRAVEL PLANS: The CBC's Glenn Healy said the NHL is not going to "Europe to start next season" because it is "too rushed, they won’t get the right markets and they won’t make" money on games there ("HNIC," CBC, 10/19).OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS: Jaguars President Mark Lamping said of playing games in London, "We can generate a significant amount of revenue due to higher ticket prices and higher capacity. It gives us the opportunity to develop some business relationships that ordinarily we might not have had … (and) London opens a lot of doors for us” ("Sportfolio," Bloomberg TV, 10/19).