What if the rumored deal to send NBC’s Al Michaels to ESPN had gone through? What if there was a “trade deadline” of sorts for networks to shake things up and rework their broadcast teams?
Amid ongoing negotiations between Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association on a potential start of the 2020 regular season, the league put together an intriguing proposal in their efforts to entice both sides of the aisle.
Breaking down barriers: How some of sports media’s biggest names are coming together despite network competition
Sure, the ratings war continues, and the competition rages on. But, those “soldiers” battling it out on the microphone have switched gears, embracing each other in different ways over the last seven months.
It may seem small, and many will argue that the quality of a product that shows up on Twitter or Instagram won’t translate to the product on the field. But, it adds up in areas where many may not remember to look, specifically as it relates to recruiting.
Superhero fans know Bruce Wayne as a billionaire playboy by day, and Batman by night. For baseball fans, broadcaster Robert Flores has built up his own “superhero” routine in two different entertainment platforms.