Tuesday, June 27, 2006

World Cup Annoucers

Boy, are they a distraction from the game. Part of it is because one half of the lead team doesn't have experience in calling soccer matches. It's not baseball. The pace is much faster and there is rarely extended stoppages in play. The annoucers babble on while they miss a significant play on the field.

Apparently, the annoucing is bad enough that people are watching the game on Univision. Even, I've watched matches on Univision- but only the time delayed that I couldn't watch live while at work (I'm hardly fluent in Spanish).

As a side note: why don't more sports bars have High Definition TVs? Too bad the Univision feed isn't in Hi-Def, either.

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