In olden times, the news that Fox's Daryl Johnston and Jay Glazer both will work for the NFL-owned NFL Network this season in addition to working for Fox would have been cause for someone such as me to note a blatant conflict of interest.

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But that was before the MLB-owned MLB Network started using journalists from independent media outlets such as SI's Tom Verducci and Jon Heyman and . . . well, a thousand other examples, come to think of it.

Never mind.