Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
ESPN plays Grinch to NBC
ESPN decided Thursday to match NBC's offer to the Big East, which the Sherman Report compared to the Grinch swiping the last crumb in Whoville – one too small even for a mouse.
That's pretty much what the Big East has become in programming terms, but ESPN wanted to keep it anyway, even though it has far less need for it than does NBC Sports Network.
Why the aggressiveness? Because amid...