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ScuttleBu(r)t leftovers, Oct. 13, 2012

October 14, 2012 - Burt Angeli
ScuttleBu(r)t ...

NFL Network analyst Steve Mariucci calls Houston Texans defensive lineman JJ Watt a “new superstar in the National Football League.” Watt, who tackles the Packers on Sunday night, transferred from Central Michigan University to Wisconsin ...

With retired radio legend Mike Carr serving up Italian sausage at a local grocery store and Renee (Queen Of The Kitchen) Pollard dishing out eats in the Norway Invitational jayvee volleyball hospitality room, ol’ Scuttle will not starve today ...

Tammy Elliott, formerly of WFRV-Channel 5, has signed on with WBAY-Channel 2 in Green Bay. In making this sports related, I once spotted the diminutive Elliott walking through the Packers Hall of Fame ...

Might see changes in the Chicago White Sox and Cubs baseball TV broadcasting booths. ESPN-Chicago, noting an “icy relationship” between White Sox voices Ken "Hawk" Harrelson and color commentator Steve Stone, expects something to happen there.

Arizona Diamondbacks will be replacing their announcers, with Stone and Bob Brenly (Cubs) possible candidates.

“Brenly ($900,000) and Stone ($600,000) are two of the highest paid local color commentators in baseball, according to industry sources,” ESPN-Chicago reported ...

Chicago sportswriter Bill Jauss, described by the Tribune as a “popular yet decidedly unpretentious professional,” died this week at the age of 81. Jauss joined “fellow irascible cigar smoking characters Bill Gleason, Rick Telander and host Ben Bentley” for the popular "Sportswriters on TV" panel ...

From Greg Bedard, Boston Globe: “Broncos coach John Fox is appealing his $30,000 fine for inappropriate behavior toward replacement officials — on the grounds that said officials caused him to act out of character. My kids think up better excuses. They’re 5.” ...

Big Ten Conference, according to ESPN research, sports a 1-9 mark in the past 10 Rose Bowls. The last Big Ten quarterback selected in the first round of the NFL draft? That would be Penn State's Kerry Collins in 1995 ...

From Brad Dickson, Omaha World Herald: “Notre Dame has opted out of its football contract with Michigan and canceled future games. In response, the Michigan A.D. and chancellor issued a joint statement. Considering how the nonconference season went for the Big Ten, I believe it read: “Whew!” ...

From Rick Telander, Chicago Sun Times: “I still am mind-numbed by this fact, and the way it will look in baseball record books years hence: Bryan LaHair was a Cubs All-Star this season.”

LaHair, who lost his job at first base and left field, finished the season with a .259 batting average, 16 home runs and 40 RBI. ...

 
 

 

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