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|1 year 46 weeks ago||Obnoxious copyedit||
Following the 3rd blockquote, I think you mean "using wins to evaluate a pitcher". Or maybe that's intentional hyperbole, evaluating a picture based on wins is quite silly too.
|2 years 36 weeks ago||Seconded.||
Thanks for feeding my voracious appetite for unverified voracity! It looks great.
|3 years 9 weeks ago||Woooo vegas||
I'll be out there Friday to Monday too... will drop a note to gmail if I find a good place to catch the hockey game(s). Know which part of the strip you'll likely be on?
|3 years 12 weeks ago||Seriously, a new blog||
Seriously, a new blog obsession is the last thing I needed, and yet, 4 hours later, I still have three lengthy tabs open. Props to the both of you crazy kids for the meticulously researched food & football content. Let us know where you guys are registered :)
|3 years 36 weeks ago||Replay official only has ABC's angles||
As someone who's worked a couple of games at Michigan Stadium in ABC's truck: In the Big 10, at least, the replay official has ONLY the TV angles at his disposal. And not only that; he only sees the angles that are put out over the air. All he has is effectively a DVR to rewind and pause the network feed.
During the game, if an official review takes place, the official is on the phone with the production people in the truck, asking for specific angles to be played or whatever.
My only beef with this process is that it leaves just a little too much to chance. Until a replay review timeout is called, the official has no way to control what angles he sees. There are times when, for production reasons, say due to a sideline interview, a quick initial replay which could induce the replay official to call timeout isn't shown. (I also think it enables the TV people to control the outcome of a game by holding back angles... but in my experience they were always trying very hard to enable the right call.)
|4 years 9 weeks ago||I blame this.|