Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 12/28/12
You set out to talk to Jon about the Tribe and of course you end up talking about cable news networks, HGTV, being a new father and a whole host of other topics … in addition to also breaking down the Tribe, their acquisition of Nick Swisher and advanced baseball metrics. Here’s what else we touched on: The business of sports related to the NBA National and international fans of sports as opposed to localized, team-first fans Regional sports cable networks and TV contracts for baseball How much do people pay for ESPN in their cable bill? The future of cable TV and how government regulation could change TV contracts for sports franchises Nick Swisher choosing Cleveland Cleveland replacing Shin-Soo Choo with Nick Swisher What were the Diamondbacks thinking? What were the Reds thinking? How effective is WAR and does it also transfer to teammates? Will Trevor Bauer make the Indians’ rotation out of spring training? Listen at Stitcher —————- Subscribe on iTunes
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