Someone asked me how my blog and newspaper column came to be titled "Bleachers Brew". It's like this, it's an amalgam of sorts of two things: The bleachers area in the stadium/arena where I used to sit when I would watch baseball, football, and basketball games and Miles Davis' great jazz album Bitches Brew. That's how it got culled together. I originally planned on calling it "The View from the Big Chair" that is a nod to Tears For Fear's second album, Songs from the Big Chair. So there.

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Battle of the Networks


The latest salvo in the ongoing war between Solar Sports and ABS-CBN was fired when the Lopez station was able to pry away UFC away from its cable rival. It seems that ABS-CBN offered free TV air time (aside from cable viewing) for the UFC fights and Dana White's folks never bothered to talk to Solar after that. Well, Solar I am told was upset only for a bit and then they were like, "It's okay. Not that big of a loss anyway."

So we'll see.

But we'll feature a history of that long-brewing war sometime before the old year.

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