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OT: Beth Mowins Making MNF Debut Tonight

Discussion in 'UConn Women's Basketball' started by VAUConnFan, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. VAUConnFan

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    Absolutely, she is one of the best and Congratulations to Beth Mowins!
     
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  3. Waquoit

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    She's better than Chris Berman
     
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    CTyankee Proud member of King Geno's Court

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    Wow but, agghhh, she's doing the late game; hope I can stay awake that long...
     
  5. MilfordHusky

    MilfordHusky Voice of Reason

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    Beth and my son went to Lafayette College at the same time, Class of 1989. I like her and think she generally does a competent job.
     
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    Beth is doing a great job. I didn't even notice there was a woman calling the game until I saw this thread.

    I like Jessica Mendoza too. She was a tremendous collegiate softball player (multiple AA at Stanford, and still holder of many college offensive records) and Olympic champion, and really knows the MLB game.
     
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  7. Dove

    Dove Son of Wayne.

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    Seriously? Do you have toe game on mute?

    She has already made two Breanna Stewart references.
     
  8. j66kicker

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    I sort of have the game on "background noise", checking in from time to time to see the replay when there's a good play. I noticed she did a good job analyzing those replays. What did she say about Stewie?
     
  9. MilfordHusky

    MilfordHusky Voice of Reason

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    My sister likes Jessica Mendoza too.
     
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    She is a great listen. I like the interaction with Rex Ryan as well.
     
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  11. msf22b

    msf22b Maestro

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    While not commenting on her fine game calling
    (at least to these ears), I thought that someone (or more than one) at ESPN had done a poor job of sound-checking her mike and the quality of sound delivery vis-a-vis background noise.

    It was poor to the point of sabotage.
     
  12. BigBird

    BigBird Et In Hoc Signo Vinces

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    Love this post. As an old media dude, I'd mention that, back in the day, for a couple a generations, TV tech people were formerly RADIO tech people. Back in those old days, they learned audio from its roots. Today, TV newcomers <start out> with video, leaving the audio half of their medium "for later."

    Now, get off my lawn!
     
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  13. Fairfield Fan

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    The most grating voice in sports announcing. I couldn't stand it. Turned off the game.
     
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    Orangutan South Bend Simian

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    I caught some of it. I always like Mowins' work on both basketball and football. Shame they stuck her with Rex Ryan. I thought he did poorly as the color commentator.
     
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  15. VAUConnFan

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    Ryan is a novice in the broadcast booth, Mowins the seasoned professional. Let's give the coach some time. My feeling is that he will have a coordinator gig this time next year.
     
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    RockyMTblue2 Don't Look Up!

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    They played a little of Beth and her side kick on Imus in the Morning and mocked it. Part of 2-3 others who were made fun of. I was not really listening at the time, so I can't give you chapter and verse.
     
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    RockyMTblue2 Don't Look Up!

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    This morning Rich Eisen, now on Fox Sports Radio, trashed Rex Ryan's MNF debut pretty good. Competitor though, so hard to accept it as totally objective. I thought Rex did "OK." Hard to be his regular Hard Knocks X-rated self on MNF broadcast.
     
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    BigBird Et In Hoc Signo Vinces

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    Mowins did just fine, which does not surprise me at all.
     
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    What a surprise. A negative reaction from such a putz is a +.
     
  21. RockyMTblue2

    RockyMTblue2 Don't Look Up!

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    I heard a podcast replay and what they focused on in this brief segment was her anchor partner who I never heard of before. Today McGirk (sp?) clarified that he thought Mowins was good.