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Two Articles by Two Nitwits

Postby JKC74 » Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:43 am

If you think that you have ever heard or read BILGE before, wait until you read these articles by CRETENS in the press.

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3893971

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3889107
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Re: Two Articles by Two Nitwits

Postby Xavier2005 » Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:14 pm

Briefly...the NCAA, and CBS and all the other TV sports networks are interested in ratings because they produce ad $$$$ from companies etc. Low ratings mean lower ad dollars. The NCAA makes millions and billions from sports and from the TV networks thus padding their NCAA paychecks and or bonuses etc They are only worried about dollars. While the athletes make little to nothing from the monies that flow in to TV companies and or the NCAA. That is why they seldom to never punish the blue bloods or money producing universities and thus ignore their cheating ways etc The old joke phrase "the NCAA caught (fill in the blank/a blue blood school) cheating so they/the NCAA punished (fill in the blank/small university) for the big school's cheating."
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Re: Two Articles by Two Nitwits

Postby Shadow » Sun Mar 25, 2018 1:28 pm

Why even comment about crap like that? You are, in a sense, acknowledging that you have read the manure they spout which is what they want.
Ignore them and, while you are at it, use a spell-checker. The word is spelled cretin.
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Re: Two Articles by Two Nitwits

Postby Anti-Homer » Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:01 pm

JKC74 wrote:
Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:43 am
If you think that you have ever heard or read BILGE before, wait until you read these articles by CRETENS in the press.

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3893971

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3889107
I have no problem with either article, but I'm stunned you're surprised the head of CBS wants blue bloods, because much of his charge are the ratings. I completely agree with him when it comes to who would be the bigger draw, even though I don't root for them. It's why the top movies are offered to actors like Tom Hanks, Dicaprio, and Will Ferrell, and not David Hasselhoff and Carrot Top. Even though I think C.T would have done a great job as Oscar Schindler. I give you that.
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Re: Two Articles by Two Nitwits

Postby ChitownSteve » Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:05 pm

Anti-Homer wrote:
Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:01 pm
JKC74 wrote:
Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:43 am
If you think that you have ever heard or read BILGE before, wait until you read these articles by CRETENS in the press.

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3893971

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3889107
I have no problem with either article, but I'm stunned you're surprised the head of CBS wants blue bloods, because much of his charge are the ratings. I completely agree with him when it comes to who would be the bigger draw, even though I don't root for them. It's why the top movies are offered to actors like Tom Hanks, Dicaprio, and Will Ferrell, and not David Hasselhoff and Carrot Top. Even though I think C.T would have done a great job as Oscar Schindler. I give you that.
We all intuitively know who TV prefers, however, an outright admission is detrimental to the Tournament.

Unlike movies, games are officiated and there is no immediate direct competition. We have long suspected (known) the big boys tend to get the benefit of the whistle. Planting a further seed in the Officials of what TV really wants undermines the credibility of contests and the Tournament.

Thursday evening we had a group watching the Loyola game. Two of us noted that it was important that Kansas State defeated Kentucky, not because of match-ups, but because of the Calipari/Kentucky whistle factor.

Awaiting, but not holding my breath, that the NCAA issue a statement of disappointment in CBS' chief comments. Further proof of a belief I have long held, TV changes everything it covers, and rarely for the better.
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Re: Two Articles by Two Nitwits

Postby thecoach » Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:05 pm

If the guy leading the network didn't have this perspective he would be the wrong guy for the job. Not really anything surprising here.
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Re: Two Articles by Two Nitwits

Postby Anti-Homer » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:34 pm

ChitownSteve wrote:
Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:05 pm
Anti-Homer wrote:
Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:01 pm
JKC74 wrote:
Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:43 am
If you think that you have ever heard or read BILGE before, wait until you read these articles by CRETENS in the press.

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3893971

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/colle ... -1.3889107
I have no problem with either article, but I'm stunned you're surprised the head of CBS wants blue bloods, because much of his charge are the ratings. I completely agree with him when it comes to who would be the bigger draw, even though I don't root for them. It's why the top movies are offered to actors like Tom Hanks, Dicaprio, and Will Ferrell, and not David Hasselhoff and Carrot Top. Even though I think C.T would have done a great job as Oscar Schindler. I give you that.
We all intuitively know who TV prefers, however, an outright admission is detrimental to the Tournament.

Unlike movies, games are officiated and there is no immediate direct competition. We have long suspected (known) the big boys tend to get the benefit of the whistle. Planting a further seed in the Officials of what TV really wants undermines the credibility of contests and the Tournament.

Thursday evening we had a group watching the Loyola game. Two of us noted that it was important that Kansas State defeated Kentucky, not because of match-ups, but because of the Calipari/Kentucky whistle factor.

Awaiting, but not holding my breath, that the NCAA issue a statement of disappointment in CBS' chief comments. Further proof of a belief I have long held, TV changes everything it covers, and rarely for the better.
However, an outright admission is detrimental to the Tournament.

This I agree with. Not to mention it showed a glaring lack of tact. However, I don't buy the conspiracy theory about a bias towards the big boys. I know I'm in the minority on the latter on this topic.

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