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TV Timeout: Remember The Alamo
June 16, 2014 02:06 PM
ALL ROADS LEAD HOME: ESPN’s Rusty Wallace, on this past weekend's NASCAR races at Michigan Int'l Speedway: "This is really important for Chevrolet and Ford. In my opinion, this is the second most important race in the whole year, Daytona being number one. The manufacturers don’t want to lose in their backyard, they want to win." ESPN’s Ricky Craven added, "For the guys that are paying the bills, the car owners, it is very important. Take Jack Roush for example, he has 4,500 employees at Roush Industries here in Michigan" (“NASCAR Countdown,” ESPN, 6/14).
BRAZIL'S BLACK EYE? CBS' Charlie Rose said yesterday featured "some of the worst violence" of the World Cup as protesters "fought with police near the stadium in Rio de Janeiro." CBS' Elaine Quijano: "Soccer's shining moment continues to be overshadowed by violent protests across Brazil" ("CBS This Morning," CBS, 6/16).