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TV Timeout: Seven-Day Forecast
January 27, 2014 03:36 PM
N.Y. Daily News' Mike Lupica, on the cold-weather Super Bowl in N.Y.: “Next Sunday we’ll find out if the broadcast rights should have gone to The Weather Channel” (“The Sports Reporters,” ESPN, 1/26).
MONEY MACHINE: ESPN’s Bob Ley, on Seahawks CB Richard Sherman’s marketability: “Sherman is already marketing T-shirts based on last Sunday’s interview. I probably just sold a bunch for him. You’re welcome, Richard. … Sherman is a capitalist and long may he wave. But he needs to ensure that his play can cash the checks that his mouth is writing” (“SportsCenter,” ESPN, 1/26).TRAIN IN VAIN? NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said placing a franchise in London "is still down the path but if we continue to see the kind of growth and passion in our fan base over there, yes, a franchise could be possible someday" ("Mike & Mike," ESPN Radio, 1/27).