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Listening to sports talk over the past few years has been akin to a death watch of a radio segment on life support. I would not be surprised if both stations discontinue sports all together and switch to a different format in the next year. Would you really miss the mediocrity and inaneness of discussing the NFL draft, NFL combine or the relevance of Wonderlic test scores in drafting immature young men?. I recently saw the March ratings and they are almost 2/3 of the January ratings. No NFL, NBA, NHL and minor league teams in hockey and baseball (thx,Padres owners). The hope is that another 3rd rate soccer league and team will revitalize the sports scene and make MV the magnet spot for the city. It is over and any sports radio personality of any talent can see the handwriting on the wall and probably has the resumes out.........better hurry since ESPN just laid off 100 fellow types today. Maybe I am old fashioned but it appeared that Kantera and Hamilton (corny but entertaining) really cared about the teams and the fans while self promoters like Kaplan - who the hell cares about your weekend bike ride? - and the sports careerists like Darren Smith who appears to be bored most of the time when he is not talking about baseball. He is still playing minor league ball when he should be in the big leagues. One last thought.....I am one of those people who don't care about SDSU basketball or football which the sports jocks are always talking about. Most SDSU grads that I know don't care about the teams also......always more talk about third rate teams in a third rate league. Despite these comments I love sports in general but unfortunately live in a city of low expectations and many other diversions and we have politicians and sports team owners who are the most selfish and cheap bastar$s on the face of the earth.
— April 26, 2017 2:36 p.m.

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