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'The Onion' heading to Comedy Central: Area online sports news team gets TV show

Good news: The Onion Sports Network online video series will turn into a weekly Comedy Central TV show! I’ll definitely be watching. I already get all of my news from Comedy Central and sports awareness from The Onion, so now I can learn even more without having to shift my body slightly to gaze upon a different screen. My latest aha! moment: There is a basketball team called the Los Angeles Clippers:

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No air date yet for the half-hour scripted series, but you can gear up by watching all of the Onion News Network’s sports-related videos here. Will you watch an Onion sports show? Which fringe events do you want to see covered? I’m hoping for a weekly “Steam Room” installment hosted by hopefully-a-blood-relation Mark Barrett and the use of mid-to-late-’90s Jock Jams as a bumpin’ background beat the entire time…

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