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League Unveils Free Streaming Sports For All: The Patriot League Network

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League Unveils Free Streaming Sports For All: The Patriot League Network

It was hard to know what to think when the following announcement came up on the Patriot League Twitter account:

Major announcement coming from the @PatriotLeague this afternoon….very exciting development for 2013-14 and beyond!
— Patriot League (@PatriotLeague) July 29, 2013

Out of the blue, there it was.  What could it be?  More (gasp) expansion news?  The pro-bono hiring of Jon Gruden as Frank Tavani‘s assistant defenisive coach at Lafayette?  Free sno-cones at football’s Patriot League Media Day, scheduled for this Wednesday?

It wasn’t any of these three possibilities, but it was something even better.

Now, any Patriot League fans with a decently-fast laptop, tablet or phone will now be able to stream a large number of games over the internet.

For free.
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"Special Privileges" For TV in Realignment? Absolutely.

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"Special Privileges" For TV in Realignment?  Absolutely.

Exactly when is a media entity not entitled to report on itself?

This is the question I frequently pose to myself when ESPN, Fox and CBS report on anything about college realignment issues in general.

It’s especially true about this report made by Jeremy Fowler of CBS Sports.Com, which purports to be an inside look at who has the “most say” in realignment – TV networks or the conferences themselves.

The good news is that there are a lot of revealing insights into the top men running the show in collegiate athletics, including media people and conference commissioners.  The bad news is that it reads like the writer is trying to snooker the reader into thinking that TV has no influence over realignment – when a keener, more independent look at the quotes reveals anything but.
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