Big Names: John Skipper, Mike Lupica, Milo Hamilton

ESPN has extended the contract of network president John Skipper. In other news, sportswriter Mike Lupica may or may not be out at the New York Daily News, and former Astros play-by-play voice Milo Hamilton has passed away. ESPN Extends President ESPN president John Skipper has agreed to a contract extension through 2018. The news [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

It must be that time of the month: Lupica (yawn) unloads (again) on A-Rod

Mel Allen used to keep an egg-timer in the booth to remind him to recap the game score for new listeners. The Daily News' Mike Lupica must have had electrodes implanted in his head to inspire another regular drunk-dial rant A-Rod.If Alex Rodriguez lately were promoting ISIS or exposing himself to toddlers, Lupica could righteously rip him as a disgrace to humanity. Instead, he's...
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Easy does it Mr. Lupica

Since the New York Yankees recently extended the contract of general manager Brian Cashman, there have been a slew of articles written by those “in the know” -- namely the Bombers beat writers and others in the New York print media -- about how the Yanks will fare in the upcoming season.Today, I’m going to delve into the work of one of the most well-known members of New York’s (and...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Radio Is About To Get A Whole Lot Whinier: Mike Lupica Getting His Own Show

Sweet merciful crap, that cannot be considered good news, New Yorkers. If it wasn’t bad enough to have to read his trite, moralizing columns, here’s yet another reason to be thankful for to not be living in New York: Mike Lupica has agreed to host his own radio program on ESPN Radio, WEPN 1050. The [...]
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April 19, 2011  |  Discuss

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