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"Clemson ultimately came back to nix the upset attempt by BC, but not before the Tessitore family enjoyed a great moment."
"He said that right now, his focus is on a second season of Holey Moley."
"Success for a broadcaster is like being a high wire act: go too far in any one direction and you’ll fall to your doom."
"Although the duo won’t be part of the new Monday Night Football booth, Tessitore and McFarland will remain in prominent roles for ESPN."
"ESPN has declined to officially comment about the futures of current play-by-play man Joe Tessitore, color analyst Booger McFarland, and sideline reporter Lisa Saunders."
"You aren’t going to make everyone happy, but in prep for a game like this, having something good, bad or indifferent to say about each club...
"ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro told the New York Post's Andrew Marchand that there was no need to add a second analyst to the team because "we’re...
"ESPN is making a long term commitment to the team of Joe Tessitore, Jason Witten, and Booger McFarland despite persistent criticism."
ABC’s reboot of Battle of the Network Stars, which features a number of ESPN talents, may not get a second season according to Michael McCarthy of The Sporting...