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Old 01-15-2008, 06:02 PM   #16 (permalink)
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The soccer comment is bang on - I would love to listen to at least one Raps game commented by Jack Armstrong alone and to have him in as laconic mode as possible. I'd much rather be listening to the noises of the game (squeaks, swishes, occasional play call or even swearing) than all that "the fade, the fire..." nonsense.
indeed. all of the schtick, chuck or any other broadcaster who subscribes to cliche, muddies the opportunity for differentiating perspectives of a given event. the possibilites for seeing some of the nuances, what sort of things a given viewer's attention is drawn to is greatly polluted by the commentator, and what they see. there are some whom i like, like armstrong. i like what they see. chuck only sees what he's paid or instructed to see.
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