sperlingreich writes: "The rights to broadcast Major League Baseball were recently scooped up by ESPN for a cool $5.6 billion which is nothing compared to the $15.2 billion the network paid the NFL for “Monday Night Football”. Some cable operators are now saying the skyrocketing costs of sports programming is out of control and unrealistic." Link to Original Source
"And do you think (fop that I am) that I could be the Scarlet Pumpernickel?"
-- Looney Tunes, The Scarlet Pumpernickel (1950, Chuck Jones)