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Posted 21 May 2008 - 06:12 AM

Not much content here, I was just thinking about how much I hate Cowherd as I turn my radio off. I seriously don't know how this no talent ass clown has a show. He has very low sports content. He doesn't understand the games well from a statistical or theoretical point of view. He admits to the fact that his show is a "Sports entertainment show", which pretty much means it's just Cowherd blowing hard about some athlete who got in trouble, or made some bad decision... he has like 5 rants that he plugs a new athlete's name into, and blows hard about them. He simplifiyes ever sports issue into some dumb analogy and repeats it over and over. And he is brutally, painfully unfunny. I fail to see what the "Entertainment" is in his show..Are there any "Herd" fans out there? Can you explain to me why you like him? Because I think he's just the worst. Espn radio in general has terrible national hosts, but Cowherd is off the charts bad.
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 06:31 AM

I concur. To me he's a lot like Tom Leykis...funny for five minutes a month, but you have to have an IQ<80 to enjoy the show on a daily basis.
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 07:46 AM

View Postspeedz99, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 6:31 AM, said:

I concur. To me he's a lot like Tom Leykis...funny for five minutes a month, but you have to have an IQ<80 to enjoy the show on a daily basis.
Don't get me started on Tom Leykis...
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 07:52 AM

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 08:00 AM

View PostBigDMcGee, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 9:12 AM, said:

Not much content here, I was just thinking about how much I hate Cowherd as I turn my radio off. I seriously don't know how this no talent ass clown has a show. He has very low sports content. He doesn't understand the games well from a statistical or theoretical point of view. He admits to the fact that his show is a "Sports entertainment show", which pretty much means it's just Cowherd blowing hard about some athlete who got in trouble, or made some bad decision... he has like 5 rants that he plugs a new athlete's name into, and blows hard about them. He simplifiyes ever sports issue into some dumb analogy and repeats it over and over. And he is brutally, painfully unfunny. I fail to see what the "Entertainment" is in his show..Are there any "Herd" fans out there? Can you explain to me why you like him? Because I think he's just the worst. Espn radio in general has terrible national hosts, but Cowherd is off the charts bad.

View PostRon_Mexico, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 10:52 AM, said:

turn the dial
I'm not 100% sure why you aren't taking Ron's advice here. It sounds to me like you hate this guy the same way I hate Jim Rome. I've listened to Rome about 5 hours in my entire life and it's worked well for me.

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napa I was jesus christing suited, you guys just slipped in before me.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 08:09 AM

View PostRon_Mexico, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 7:52 AM, said:

turn the dial

View PostBigDMcGee, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 6:12 AM, said:

Not much content here, I was just thinking about how much I hate Cowherd as I turn my radio off.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 10:18 AM

View PostBigDMcGee, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 9:12 AM, said:

Not much content here, I was just thinking about how much I hate Cowherd as I turn my radio off.
I get the feeling that you've listening to him a lot, even though you happened to be turning it off this time.

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napa I was jesus christing suited, you guys just slipped in before me.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 10:41 AM

View Postbrvheart, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 10:18 AM, said:

I get the feeling that you've listening to him a lot, even though you happened to be turning it off this time.
well, that's an incorrect feeling. I used to listen to him a bit.. as ESPN radio is the only sports talk that I can get in... but he drove me so crazy that I had to find something online.. now, I listen to "Kellerman and Kenny" ( Max Kellerman and Brian Kenny) out of ESPN NYC on webcast during that time slot, and I would love, love love them to take over that show. it might be the best sports show I've ever heard. Passionate, Kellerman and Kenny have strong opinions which they back up with statistics and logic. They have great guests and can be hilarious at times. While it is a regional show, and is focused mostly on NYC sports, which I don't really care that much about, Kenny and Kellerman are so good that I don't even care. Mostly, I brought it up because a friend of mine yesterday brought up how much he hates Cowherd and we had a spirted 10 minute bash fest about how bad his show is.. then, this morning, I heard a commercial for his show after Mike and Mike, and It got me fired up again.
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 12:08 PM

I don't listen to ESPN, it's terrible.670 the Score FTW.Reminds me, my favorite guys are on now. (2-6pm)
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 01:20 PM

most all sports talk radio is gay, annoying and hateful, therefore, I won't listen to any of it. Kind of the same with talk shows and even Sportscenter to some extent. That is why, the only sports show I watch with any regularity is PTI. I even like Lebetard a lot on that show. Also, sportscenter, but just for some highlights. The 24hour news cycle has ruined most sports information shows. I do like Max Kellerman though when I see him on HBO boxing shows and when he used to do Around the Horn, but even with him, that show sucked. Their guests are just awful. Jay Mariotti, Woody Paige. I'd rather watch cats screw than listen to those two.
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 01:26 PM

View PostRon_Mexico, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 1:20 PM, said:

most all sports talk radio is gay, annoying and hateful, therefore, I won't listen to any of it. Kind of the same with talk shows and even Sportscenter to some extent. That is why, the only sports show I watch with any regularity is PTI. I even like Lebetard a lot on that show. Also, sportscenter, but just for some highlights. The 24hour news cycle has ruined most sports information shows. I do like Max Kellerman though when I see him on HBO boxing shows and when he used to do Around the Horn, but even with him, that show sucked. Their guests are just awful. Jay Mariotti, Woody Paige. I'd rather watch cats screw than listen to those two.
I highly recommend Kellerman's show out of NYC.. it's really the best sports talk I've ever heard. Not hateful at all.. he mixes irrational devotion to the NYC teams with highly logical analysis of players and events. Kenny is spot on as well.
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 05:45 PM

Its all a matter of taste. I used to listen to Colin when he was in Portland and was the lead sportscaster for KGW Channel 8. His show is pretty much exactly the same. I don't really care one way or the other. They can all be annoying, but you could be listening to KFAN out here in Minneapolis/St Paul...where they rarely talk about sports from 12-7...I used to intern there and its not horrible but if you are looking for a sports show that is gonna break down every game and talk stats then its not for you. It comes down to what you are looking for. Clearly The Herd isn't for you, but someone is listening or he wouldn't have a job. Luckily there are tons of options out there.
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 05:49 PM

Can we all agree that Skip Bayless should never be allowed to speak in public again? I hate that guy.There are only a few sports talk shows that are worthwhile...luckily for me, one of them is a local show in Boston (though most Boston sports radio is absolute shit). Can someone from around here please back me up about Dale and Holley being fantastic?
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 06:23 PM

View Postspeedz99, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 5:49 PM, said:

Can we all agree that Skip Bayless should never be allowed to speak in public again? I hate that guy.There are only a few sports talk shows that are worthwhile...luckily for me, one of them is a local show in Boston (though most Boston sports radio is absolute shit). Can someone from around here please back me up about Dale and Holley being fantastic?
I told my friend that Cowherd is a poor man's skip bayless, which is a dire insult.
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 07:03 PM

View Postspeedz99, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 9:49 PM, said:

Can we all agree that Skip Bayless should never be allowed to speak in public again? I hate that guy.
yeah, I agree, he's just plain awful. He's just trying way too hard to be a "personality".If you told me that he and Woody Paige and Jay Mariotti got into a car crash on the way to film Around the Horn, I'd probably make a crude joke about the ears of millions of sports fans being saved from further torture. They annoy me twice as much as Stephen A, Stuart Scott and Chris Berman, and that's saying something. Oddly enough, when Skip was writing on Page 2 for ESPN.com, I liked his work.
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 07:29 PM

View PostRon_Mexico, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 7:03 PM, said:

yeah, I agree, he's just plain awful. He's just trying way too hard to be a "personality".If you told me that he and Woody Paige and Jay Mariotti got into a car crash on the way to film Around the Horn, I'd probably make a crude joke about the ears of millions of sports fans being saved from further torture. They annoy me twice as much as Stephen A, Stuart Scott and Chris Berman, and that's saying something. Oddly enough, when Skip was writing on Page 2 for ESPN.com, I liked his work.
He wrote for the Tribune in Chicago when I lived there for about a year, and I hated him then. He wrote the most negative, ludicrous stuff, just like he spews now. I'm not sure if he takes these positions for effect, or if he's really that crazy..
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 07:39 PM

View PostRon_Mexico, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 7:03 PM, said:

yeah, I agree, he's just plain awful. He's just trying way too hard to be a "personality".
I don't hate him just because he tries so hard. A lot of it is based on the fact that he's wrong so often and yet argues his points like anyone who disagrees with him is an idiot.
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Posted 21 May 2008 - 10:34 PM

I think we all feel a bit stupid whenever Skip Bayless says something and we don't disagree with it.He's just a sensationalist. It's annoying.For whatever reason, I enjoy old sportswriters. Or, at least the ones that used to do the Sports Reporters. Which seemingly was (and still is) a show that would appear randomly and never had a regular schedule. Or I just never caught on to what the schedule was. It's like ATH without all the yelling to those that don't know (but I find it hard to believe that any of us wouldn't know of that show). My point is, I like Woody Paige because while much of the time he rambles on about nothing, he often is the only person who sees things straight. I think it's just experience.

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Posted 21 May 2008 - 10:43 PM

View Postrunthemover, on Wednesday, May 21st, 2008, 10:34 PM, said:

I think we all feel a bit stupid whenever Skip Bayless says something and we don't disagree with it.He's just a sensationalist. It's annoying.For whatever reason, I enjoy old sportswriters. Or, at least the ones that used to do the Sports Reporters. Which seemingly was (and still is) a show that would appear randomly and never had a regular schedule. Or I just never caught on to what the schedule was. It's like ATH without all the yelling to those that don't know (but I find it hard to believe that any of us wouldn't know of that show). My point is, I like Woody Paige because while much of the time he rambles on about nothing, he often is the only person who sees things straight. I think it's just experience.
I liked ATH a lot more when Kellerman was the host. I'd like to punch Jay Marroitti in his fat mug. The sports reporters is fantastic, it was the "McLaughlin group" of sports shows, way ahead of it's time in using sports reporters as pundants. So many of them were so old and crotchety, and I liked it.None of this really has anything to do with Colin Cowherd being a no content, no talent ass clown, so I just wanted to state again how much he blows.
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