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TV Timeout: You Make The Call
April 15, 2014 03:42 PM
MLB Network’s Chris Rose, on the future of instant replay: “One year from today, I guarantee you how the system is implemented, what we’re looking for, what’s legal and what’s not will be different, and that’s okay. It’s so hard for us to wait and be patient with change” (“Intentional Talk,” MLB Network, 4/14). MLB.com’s Terence Moore said, “This is nowhere near as bad as I thought it was going to be. … Here’s the thing: This is still the second best system baseball could use. The best system, just leave it alone” (“OTL,” ESPN, 4/14).
ARMOUR ALL: CNBC's Scott Wapner said golfer Jordan Spieth is "right in the wheelhouse of the target demo that you're trying to reach if you're an Under Armour” ("Fast Money Halftime Report," CNBC, 4/14).
CRYSTAL BALL: NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, on a lawsuit alleging the league promoted violence, "The fact is a couple of plaintiffs' law firms seem to have cobbled together some lawsuits copying what went on in the NFL. We knew it was coming” ("Squawk Box," CNBC, 4/15).
PITCH MAN: TNT's Shaquille O'Neal said of his philosophy of investments versus endorsements, "I'll do investments, endorsements and partnerships. A lot of times, if I really, really believe in a company I'll say, 'Okay, I'll do an endorsement, but you don't have to be pay me, I want to be a partner in your company. Let me grow with you’” ("Closing Bell," CNBC, 4/14).
CHA-CHING: Giants P Steve Weatherford said of Donald Trump wanting to own the Bills: “Does he want to win games? Absolutely. But he's really in it to make money and create a powerful business venture" ("NFL AM," NFL Network, 4/15).