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KC2004
10-03-2006, 08:53 AM
Well i've had it for about a month and love it. Went to their site today and my service will end December 31st, 2006. They are selling out to another nationwide service. Granted I have a $160 credit and probably will never pay to use it but knowing my luck the new carrier wont be available in my area! :#

DAMN YOU ESPN!!!!! :evil:

http://www.deadspin.com/assets/resources/2006/09/thatsallforespnmobile.jpg

ChiefsfaninPA
10-03-2006, 09:07 AM
All good things must come to an end.

jidar
10-03-2006, 09:08 AM
yeah I hear it was a colossal bomb. Had 10s of thousands of subscribers when it needed hundreds to break even.

alpha_omega
10-03-2006, 09:09 AM
Yep...saw an article on that in the paper the other day.

What a waste of all that cash they spent on advertising.

jspchief
10-03-2006, 09:11 AM
The entire premise is pretty stupid IMO. With the entire universe having access to the internet, television, and sports radio, there's just not enough scenarios where it's worth paying extra to have that service.

DMAC
10-03-2006, 09:17 AM
I wonder how their INsider is doing?

I hope it is failing as well.

pr_capone
10-03-2006, 10:15 AM
I wonder how their INsider is doing?

I hope it is failing as well.
:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

Its a sad time when one can go to espn's website and have to pay for most of their content. And even then, it is nothing that you couldnt find on another site. Also, having a video automatically start every time you visit their site is ****ing annoying too.

cbssportsline is the only way to go right now... even though they are starting to get a shit load of pop-ups.

**** ESPN and **** Stuart Scott's lazy eye.

Robo-Chachi
10-03-2006, 10:27 AM
:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

Its a sad time when one can go to espn's website and have to pay for most of their content. And even then, it is nothing that you couldnt find on another site. Also, having a video automatically start every time you visit their site is ****ing annoying too.

cbssportsline is the only way to go right now... even though they are starting to get a shit load of pop-ups.

**** ESPN and **** Stuart Scott's lazy eye.

Yeah, I really hate all these sites that have audio/video start playing when you're there. KMBC.com is another one. It makes it hard to surf the net at work when you have to dive for the mute button quickly.

CNNSI.com is a pretty good site as well.

TN_Chief
10-03-2006, 10:31 AM
ESPN mobile was an MVNO that ran on Sprint's backbone. If you had EM and got reception, just go with Sprint (hell, they may just roll you to them automatically).

FWIW, ESPN is not abandoning the concept, just trying to deliver it themselves. They're trying to license the content to other cellular providers...so it'd be a subscription service through Sprint, Verizon, Cingular, etc.

DMAC
10-03-2006, 10:32 AM
**** Stuart Scott's lazy eye.Nah, he's cool man. He has a disease.

KCChiefsFan88
10-03-2006, 10:46 AM
I wonder how their INsider is doing?

I hope it is failing as well.

The credit card I opened my account on ESPN Insider expired 2 years ago and yet I still have access to Insider.

Quite an operation they are running over there

TN_Chief
10-03-2006, 10:49 AM
The real question is are you still being charged? If so...that's quite a credit card company you've got there.

The Rick
10-03-2006, 10:51 AM
Nah, he's cool man. He has a disease.
No, actually, he got hit in the eye with a football while visiting one NFL team's training camp. The Jets maybe? Anyway, I think it's more of an injury (which keeps getting worse?)...

JBucc
10-03-2006, 10:53 AM
No, actually, he got hit in the eye with a football while visiting one NFL team's training camp. The Jets maybe? Anyway, I think it's more of an injury (which keeps getting worse?)...Really? I didn't know that. Who threw the football?

DMAC
10-03-2006, 10:54 AM
No, actually, he got hit in the eye with a football while visiting one NFL team's training camp. The Jets maybe? Anyway, I think it's more of an injury (which keeps getting worse?)...I think it caused a disease, which is why it keeps getting worse.

I wonder what it is? That eye is almost down to the middle of his cheek!

chiefqueen
10-03-2006, 12:11 PM
Cingular was the one that screwed me last spring when my charger frayed and they wouldn't let me out of my contract.

ct
10-03-2006, 12:18 PM
Yeah, I really hate all these sites that have audio/video start playing when you're there. KMBC.com is another one. It makes it hard to surf the net at work when you have to dive for the mute button quickly.

CNNSI.com is a pretty good site as well.

Plug in some headphones, and only use them when you want them. Problem solved.

ct
10-03-2006, 12:19 PM
No, actually, he got hit in the eye with a football while visiting one NFL team's training camp. The Jets maybe? Anyway, I think it's more of an injury (which keeps getting worse?)...

He accused Herm of playing too conservative and got biatch-slapped.

vailpass
10-03-2006, 12:32 PM
Really? I didn't know that. Who threw the football?

Juggs machine. It hit Stuart so hard it knocked one of his headlights in the trees. Those things can fire a football like a cannon.

TN_Chief
10-03-2006, 12:42 PM
Juggs machine.Are we absolutely sure it was the Juggs machine? I think it was the gunman behind the grassy knoll. Someone dig up Jack Ruby and let's ask him.

Demonpenz
10-03-2006, 12:51 PM
craig kilborn shot it out of a juggs machine then yelled jumanji after it hit cyclops