NASCAR: Little League Takes Precedence Over Big League on ESPN

WILLIAMSPORT, PA - AUGUST 30: First basmeman Jaime Longoria #21 of Mexico (Reynosa) holds the runner on first against Texas (San Antonio) in the consolation game at Volunteer Stadium on August 30, 2009 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Mexico defeated Texas 5-4. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)
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al asifyouknowSenior Analyst IAugust 20, 2010

ESPN makes big-time NASCAR wait until the end of the Texas vs. Minnesota game, that’s Little League, folks, not the MLB, before starting the Cup qualifying event at Bristol.

I don’t know how those broadcasting contracts work but the twenty-one minute delay was a good move by ESPN and NASCAR.

NASCAR is a family-oriented sport, imagine if they would of preempted those kids game, NASCAR would have been Scrooge and the Grinch all in one.

They certainly don’t need any of that right now, specially when they need more kids to follow the sport.

Agree? Of course you do.

As it turned out, I got to watch a good game and a grand slam homer; good luck to Texas, they look like the class of the field.

And good move, ESPN and NASCAR, you got one right.

Just kidding there, guys; you always get it right.

Or not!

Enough said.

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