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Rossi out?

Postby murphydump55 on Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:13 pm

http://blog.triblive.com/chipped-ice/20 ... z389wiRHLF

Is this news to everyone? I've been away and just stumbled across it.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby Pitts on Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:16 pm

Well, it's dated for today. I suspect that means he's taking over for Dejan Kovacevic.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby dodint on Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:17 pm

Awesome. Felt bad for a second, then read more of his farewell letter then felt better again. Good riddance.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby columbia on Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:23 pm

Oh...so he got Dejan's job.

That's not an improvement.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby dodint on Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:25 pm

I like it. I don't follow the Pirates and I'm out of the market for local Steelers coverage. I know Rossi as they guy that makes stuff up, reports on it, gets everyone here in a tizzy, then hides when its exposed as completely inaccurate. If he's spending his time having to look at the rest of the sports there is less of a chance I'll deal with that ripple effect during the Pens season.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby Sam's Drunk Dog on Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:27 pm

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Re: Rossi out?

Postby knives of ice on Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:52 pm

Yohe gets Rossi's job, Rossi gets DK's job....
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby FreeCandy44 on Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:59 pm

I never had a problem with Rossi, so good for him.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby opie22002 on Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:00 pm

So is DK nuts to leave that job for murky waters? I don't think I'd have the gusto to do it.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby Pitts on Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:06 pm

opie22002 wrote:So is DK nuts to leave that job for murky waters? I don't think I'd have the gusto to do it.

It's definitely a jump: http://dkonpittsburghsports.com/
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:07 pm

I'd be absolutely shocked if DK's site becomes successful. That being said, I don't wish ill will on anyone, so best of luck.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby Grunthy on Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:17 pm

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Re: Rossi out?

Postby sjnhiils on Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:16 am

murphydump55 wrote:http://blog.triblive.com/chipped-ice/2014/07/22/rossi-satisfaction/#axzz389wiRHLF

Is this news to everyone? I've been away and just stumbled across it.

Rossi "Now I'm scared and thinking that I ain't that young anymore." Don't worry Rob, show a little faith there's magic in the night.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby wondermoose on Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:00 am

shafnutz05 wrote:I'd be absolutely shocked if DK's site becomes successful. That being said, I don't wish ill will on anyone, so best of luck.


Sounds like teams aren't restricting his coverage at all and his sponsorship is taking care of all the overhead. That's about as sweet a gig as it gets.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby DocEmrick on Tue Jul 22, 2014 4:38 am

From $28,000 to $33,000. Congratulations Rossi
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby columbia on Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:20 am

DocEmrick wrote:From $28,000 to $33,000. Congratulations Rossi


What kind of mortgage can he afford?
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby Bioshock on Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:03 am

shafnutz05 wrote:I'd be absolutely shocked if DK's site becomes successful. That being said, I don't wish ill will on anyone, so best of luck.


He literally needs like 5,000 people in the whole city to subscribe to make a very nice profit. He's crunched the numbers. It's not as big of a risk as some would think.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby Factorial on Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:50 am

Bioshock wrote:
shafnutz05 wrote:I'd be absolutely shocked if DK's site becomes successful. That being said, I don't wish ill will on anyone, so best of luck.


He literally needs like 5,000 people in the whole city to subscribe to make a very nice profit. He's crunched the numbers. It's not as big of a risk as some would think.


Will you be subscribing? Will anyone here? I wish him luck too but is his "voice" unique enough to compel people to pay to hear it?
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby Factorial on Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:52 am

columbia wrote:
DocEmrick wrote:From $28,000 to $33,000. Congratulations Rossi


What kind of mortgage can he afford?


One of those Ryan homes probably.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby Bioshock on Tue Jul 22, 2014 9:04 am

Factorial wrote:
Bioshock wrote:
shafnutz05 wrote:I'd be absolutely shocked if DK's site becomes successful. That being said, I don't wish ill will on anyone, so best of luck.


He literally needs like 5,000 people in the whole city to subscribe to make a very nice profit. He's crunched the numbers. It's not as big of a risk as some would think.


Will you be subscribing? Will anyone here? I wish him luck too but is his "voice" unique enough to compel people to pay to hear it?


Yes, I'll be supporting him. Look forward to it
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby npv708 on Tue Jul 22, 2014 9:12 am

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Re: Rossi out?

Postby Hawkeynut on Tue Jul 22, 2014 9:26 am

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Re: Rossi out?

Postby Lt. Dish on Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:01 am

DocEmrick wrote:From $28,000 to $33,000. Congratulations Rossi


:?
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby penny lane on Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:09 am

FreeCandy44 wrote:I never had a problem with Rossi, so good for him.

:thumb:

He's writing about games and sports. I wish him good luck.
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Re: Rossi out?

Postby wondermoose on Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:38 am

I'll subscribe.

For those questioning its viability, remember that Eklund exists, but without corporate sponsorship, full credentials from teams, and 30 years of experience. So DK has got that going for him.
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