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TV Timeout: Looking For Answers
January 8, 2014 03:09 PM
NFLer Chris Kluwe, on the investigation of his claims the Vikings released him because of his support of same-sex marriage: "One thing I want to make super clear is this isn't me against the Vikings. This is me and three very specific people in the Vikings organization" ("Fox Sports Live," FS1, 1/7).
TURN THE PAGE: Columnist Kevin Blackistone said Lindsey Vonn not competing in the Sochi Games is "huge, huge, huge" because she was the "person who was going to wear all of the sponsors names and now there's really no one for Under Armour, no one really for Oakley, no one really for NBC Sports. They're going to have to scramble now and find somebody else to tell the story" ("Around The Horn," ESPN, 1/7).
RISING TIDE: ESPN's Michael Wilbon said of Alabama coach Nick Saban appearing on ESPN's pregame coverage of the BCS Championship Game, "A star is born. He's great. … He brings up things that no one could think of other than a great coach" ("PTI," ESPN, 1/7).