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TV Timeout: They Don't Really Care About Us
December 9, 2013 03:29 PM
HEY, CHUCKY: ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported while some NFL team owners "may have eyes" for Jon Gruden, he "will remain with ESPN through at least the 2014 season." Mortensen said Gruden has a "strong commitment" to stay on as "MNF" analyst, and to his "popular quarterback camp series and his outreach to consult high school coaches across the nation" (“Sunday NFL Countdown,” ESPN, 12/8).
COME ON DOWN! ESPN's Jemele Hill, on the telecast of the FIFA World Cup draw: "It is so visually stimulating. You feel like you're watching part-game show" ("Numbers Never Lie," ESPN2, 12/6).