ESPN Overkill Ruining Aussie Experience


Quick, name a sport, any sport.


Tennis? Good.


Yup, ESPN does whatever it takes — spends a ton of money, too — to wreck tennis, too.


What ESPN is again doing to the Australian Open is right out of the ESPN, E for Excess, manual that gives instructions on how to drown every event it touches.


To think that here in the States one can sit down to enjoy a morning of live tennis being played in a major simply is too much to ask of ESPN.


First, like “Monday Night Football,” every televised match must undergo an on-site panel preview spoken by at least four of ESPN’s rotating experts. Thus, before the match has even begun, it has been beaten to...

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