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TV Timeout: Cover Story
October 22, 2013 02:27 PM
ESPN's George Karl said, "I love covering up the Lakers' banners. That is fantastic and … that should have been done years ago" ("ESPN The Magazine NBA Preview Show," ESPN2, 10/21).THIS BUD’S FOR YOU: NFL Network's Mark Kriegel said of late Titans Owner Bud Adams, “He did not win a Super Bowl and that becomes part of the fable now too. Not everybody gets to the 'Promised Land,' even after half a century. But he did change the fabric of this culture" ("NFL AM," NFL Network, 10/22).
CLOTHING CONCERNS: ESPN's Jackie MacMullan, on criticism of ESPN's “College GameDay” co-host Lee Corso dressing as a Seminole warrior: "Because of all the attention on the Washington football team and their 'Redskins' nickname, the climate has changed a little bit so everybody is looking a little more closely" ("Around The Horn," ESPN, 10/21).
NOT WELCOMED? ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith said of P. Diddy’s desire to be the first African-American majority owner of an NFL team, “I don’t think that the old-school boys would let him in. I definitely think he’s the kind of guy that could make it happen. He could come up with the money, he could garner the support and I definitely think he could be good” (“First Take,” ESPN2, 10/22).