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SportsMyriad Sochi crew: Emily Haydel

My name is Emily Haydel. I’m originally from Atlanta, GA, but I’m currently a freshman at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor looking to major in Sports Management and minor in Spanish. I currently work with the school’s televis...

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‘Friday Night Tykes’: The decline of Western civilization?

This is a guest post from Katie Voss. Please greet her on Twitter!  Youth football first became an establishment in 1929, and since then has been led by leagues such as the Texas Youth Football Association who, after being followed … Continue...

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Time for a women’s sports and fitness channel?

At espnW, former WNBA president Val Ackerman explores women’s sports on TV with consultant Neil Pilson, who mixes some blunt assessments of the broadcasting landscape with a couple of interesting ideas, such as this: One possibility would be ...

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TV viewing for the next two weeks

How am I supposed to get any work done? (All times Eastern) Thursday, June 21 2:30 p.m.: Soccer, Euro 2012 quarterfinal, Czech Republic-Portugal (ESPN) 10 p.m.: Olympic trials, diving (NBC Sports Network) Friday, June 22 2:30 p.m.: Soccer, Euro 2012 ...

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Friday Myriad: EPL madness

Catch up on your EPL previews now. Check out the whole team-by-team series at The Guardian. MLS, meanwhile, has Donovan vs. Henry. Sign up to do player ratings. We also have an interesting grab bag of events from a pretty … Continue reading &r...

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Friday Myriad: Bolt vs. Gay, Silva vs. Sonnen, DPs vs. DPs …

If you’re not a fan of American soccer leagues, this isn’t much of a weekend, though some European leagues (France, Netherlands, English Championship) kick off. FRIDAY 2 p.m.: Track and field, Diamond League, Stockholm. Bolt vs. Gay. Grea...

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Friday Myriad: Not out of our league

To be perfectly honest, we’re in a lull. No Tour, no huge world championships (no disrespect to the folks with rifles and pistols), etc. Plenty of league games, though. Through the weekend, eight Mexican league games are on various networks. &h...

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Friday Myriad: The dog ate it

Things I’ll try to watch this weekend while we finish up a long week of dog-sitting … FRIDAY 8:30 a.m.: Cycling, Tour de France, Stage 18. Flat stage with a likely sprint finish that will help decide the green jersey. … Continue re...

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