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Most Cable Channels Are Worthless

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logo for Rehab Addicy on DIY channelCable TV is expensive. Most standard packages include hundreds of channels but you have to ask yourself, are those channels worth it. The current pricing scheme the industry uses means your hundred dollar payment supports a lot of filler material that seem to me to be only a video version of radio – something you turn on for background noise when cleaning the house or changing the oil in your car. Most cable channels aren’t worth your time or expense.
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Why Does ESPN Hate Major League Soccer?

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image of the logo for the ESPN FC websiteI like Major League Soccer, the professional league formed in the US after we hosted the 1994 FIFA World Cup. I’m a fan of the Columbus Crew. The main sport news site I visit on a regular basis is ESPN. I’ve resigned myself to the ESPN website focusing on the money sports of football, basketball, and baseball, and favoring the SEC over any of the other college football conferences, but I really want to know why, when you go to their soccer page, the default shows news and information about the English Premier League. Why does ESPN hate Major League Soccer?
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Honey Boo Boo Killed Cable

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Honey Boo Boo Killed Cable TV

I remember when I would be excited to get home from work to see some show on cable TV. I would forgo some purchase to make sure my cable bill was paid on time. But today I am no longer in love with cable TV. In fact shows like those that have Honey Boo Boo as a subject killed cable for me. I’ve decided that the crap on cable has overwhelmed the good and I can’t justify spending my money on crap any longer.
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Lebron James leaves Cleveland and smacks them around on the way out the door

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I get Lebron James wants to win a title and I get he doesn’t think he can get one in Cleveland but did he really have to go on ESPN for an hour and rub Cleveland’s collective nose in it? A simple press release would’ve been the right thing to do.

He could have been the Jim Brown of Cleveland basketball or the Michael Jordan of Cleveland.

James lacks class and I hope he gets hurt and/or never wins a title.