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Is It Just Us...

...Or does Fox Sports' baseball coverage suck? It's not surprising that the network famous for animation-heavy news crowds out the between-pitch activity with on-screen graphics and cutaways to sign- and hankie-waving fans, but what's remarkable is Fox has created a character even more annoying than Tim ''Master of the Obvious'' McCarver: Scooter is the devil child of the Sock Puppet and Microsoft's talking paper clip. Hey, Fox and Major League Baseball: Want a younger audience? Try scheduling games likely to end before bedtime.

Originally posted Oct 29, 2004 Published in issue #790 Oct 29, 2004 Order article reprints

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