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  • Fox Sports 1′s New ‘SportsCenter’ Rival Looks Like A Great Alternative For Fans Seeking Rays Highlights

    Fox Sports 1′s New ‘SportsCenter’ Rival Looks Like A Great Alternative For Fans Seeking Rays Highlights

    August 19, 2013 at 11:43 am 9 comments

    Fox launched their new ESPN Killer, Fox Sports 1, this weekend. With FS1 comes their highlight show version of “SportsCenter,” called “Fox Sports Live.” Considering how much disdain many Rays fans have towards the self-proclaimed Worldwide Leader in Sports, I decided to take a look at how each network handled […]

     
  • ESPN.com Incorrectly Reports Rays’ Attendance As ’13,000 Fans A Game’

    ESPN.com Incorrectly Reports Rays’ Attendance As ’13,000 Fans A Game’

    August 16, 2013 at 11:08 am 6 comments

    It is hard for the Rays to get a fair fight in the media when they can’t even get the numbers right. Rays’ attendance is bad, but it is not as bad as ESPN.com suggests in a column on the expansion of instant replay… “Selig also called the Tampa Bay Rays stadium […]

     
  • ESPN Previews The Rays Without Doing Any Research

    ESPN Previews The Rays Without Doing Any Research

    March 4, 2011 at 10:00 am 12 comments

    Earlier this week, ESPN’s “Baseball Tonight Express Tour” stopped in Port Charlotte to preview the 2011 Rays (you can see the entire video clip below). Among the other standard no-thought lines like the “defense [was] depleted” this off-season, is the projected lineup you see at right. Serenity F****ing NOW! Holy […]

     
  • ESPN Wants You To Think Yankees Already Won The Division

    ESPN Wants You To Think Yankees Already Won The Division

    September 22, 2010 at 9:40 am 14 comments

    The Rays still have two games head-to-head with the Yankees and hold the tie-breaker should the two teams finish tied at the standings. But that didn’t stop ESPN.com from declaring the race over with a piece titled, “And that’s the AL East race, folks“… Nothing more to see here. Move […]

     
  • Why I Turned Down An Offer To Join ESPN.com

    Why I Turned Down An Offer To Join ESPN.com

    June 7, 2010 at 10:00 am 11 comments

    (alternate title: Why some think I am a douche) Last week, after receiving recommendations from several readers of this blog, ESPN.com reached out and asked us to join their new “Sweetspot Network.” After reviewing the offer, we decided it was not in the best interest of this blog to join […]

     
  • ESPN.com Likes To Pretend Yankees Never Lose

    ESPN.com Likes To Pretend Yankees Never Lose

    May 20, 2010 at 9:00 am 16 comments

    Below is a screengrab of ESPN’s MLB page, one hour after last night’s game (click on image for a larger version). You will notice that the Rays victory over the Yankees is not mentioned…ANYWHERE (thanks David). Let’s ignore for a second that this was a match-up of the two best teams […]

     
  • The Hangover: ESPN Steps Out Of Their Tiny Little Universe

    The Hangover: ESPN Steps Out Of Their Tiny Little Universe

    June 1, 2007 at 10:34 am 4 comments

    Devil Rays (off day) Quick side note: You know what is great about yesterday’s off-day? At least one more day of people talking about how the Yankees are in last place tied with the Devil Rays. It is like informing a guy that his wife cheated on him with 5 […]

     
  • The St. Pete Times And The Tampa Tribune Would Like Rays Fans To Drink Their Kool-Aid

    The St. Pete Times And The Tampa Tribune Would Like Rays Fans To Drink Their Kool-Aid

    February 26, 2007 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

    Late last season the Tampa Bay Devil Rays signed a sponsorship agreement with the St. Pete Times, in which the local newspaper would be designated “The official newspaper of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays”. In addition, the Times became the main sponsor of devilrays.com, the first such agreement between a […]

     
  • The Hangover: Fans In Walla Walla Spared From Having To Watch Rays

    The Hangover: Fans In Walla Walla Spared From Having To Watch Rays

    February 22, 2007 at 9:22 am 0 comments

    Deadspin has started their baseball previews and on day 1 they give us our beloved Rays. The first two-thirds of the post is a recap of the 2006 implosion (that sound was us banging our collective heads on the keyboard…over and over and over and over). We recommend skipping to […]