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VSiN Rolls Out Supersized Super Bowl Coverage Plan

VSiN, the Sports Betting Network, is eager to announce that their wall-to-wall coverage of Super Bowl LV will be their biggest yet.

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In 10 days, the Super Bowl will be here. That means one thing – VSiN will have your sports betting fix covered.

VSiN, the Sports Betting Network, announced on Thursday that their wall-to-wall coverage of Super Bowl LV will be their biggest yet. This will be the fifth year that VSiN is covering the biggest sports betting event of the year. Coverage from February 1-7 will include appearances from dozens of sports betting experts across the country from various casinos, NFL insiders, bookmakers, professional bettors, and the network’s own analysts and on-air personalities to provide a content experience unlike any other. Among the casinos VSiN will have on-air representation from include the South Point Hotel & Casino, Circa Resort, and Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, MGM Grand in Detroit, BetRivers in suburban Chicago, and the Borgata in Atlantic City.

“Sports betting in the U.S. has exploded since we hosted our first Super Bowl special in 2017,” said Brian Musburger, founder, and CEO of VSiN. “Four years later, VSiN has assembled our strongest lineup and a team with unmatched sports betting expertise to cover sports betting markets across the country and around the world,” he concluded.

The network’s Super Bowl programming will be available across various distribution channels, including VSiN.com, the VSiN mobile app, iHeartRadio, Comcast Xfinity, Sling TV, fuboTV, Rogers’ Sportsnet, NESN, MSG Networks, Marquee Sports Network, TuneIn, YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, and Facebook. Fans can stay informed of upcoming content thru the network’s social media channels too.

Among The Big Game packages VSiN is offering to support the big game include:

VSiN’s Super Dashboard – tracking compelling stats from some of the biggest markets and live updates of the betting lines.

VSiN’s FREE Big Game Betting Guide – comprehensive advice for first-time bettors.

Betting The Big Game with Brent Musburger (managing editor for ViSN and Play-by-Play announcer for the Raiders) – a one-hour long show special with some professional bettors along his side. The video will be available on-demand at VSiN.com/SuperBowl.

15 LIVE linear hours of day of game coverage featuring sports betting experts from sportsbooks throughout the USA. Expanded coverage will include input from VSiN’s entire line up with insights from former athletes and league executives, pro bettors and those setting the lines.

A LIVE BetCast throughout the entire game to analyze the twists and turns with a focus on how it impacts sports bettors. VSiN’s team of experts will break down rapidly changing betting lines and odds to give viewers the actionable data they need to inform wagering decisions in real-time. Hosts and special guests will also join the raucous crowds from Stadium Swim at the Circa Casino for a mid-game check of the betting markets.

Once game coverage has completed, VSiN will cap things off with a special edition of its popular morning show, Follow The Money, featuring Mitch Moss and Pauly Howard. The Las Vegas based duo air will provide a full wrap-up of every big play, bigger bets and all the props that cashed.

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Don La Greca: Jon Heyman Getting Aaron Judge Report Wrong A ‘Borderline Fireable Offense’

“You can’t have a bunch of people relying on your information — as a respected journalist — to throw out that information and then walk it back a couple of minutes later.”

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MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman made waves throughout the baseball world yesterday by tweeting that free agent outfielder Aaron Judge “appeared headed” to the San Francisco Giants. Actually, Heyman had to send another tweet after sending out “Arson” Judge would be headed to the Giants. During The Michael Kay Show, Kay and co-host Don La Greca disagreed about Heyman’s culpability for his erroneous report.

Peter Rosenberg interrupted Kay mid-sentence to read Heyman’s report on the air that Judge would be departing New York. After they discussed the misspelling, Rosenberg asked “Are we taking this as law since it’s coming from Heyman?”

“Heyman doesn’t make that many mistakes,” responded Kay. “I’d bet on Heyman with this stuff.”

After taking a commercial break, the show rejoined with a follow up from Heyman walking back his report, saying he had “jumped the gun”.

“I’m gonna sit this out — because Jon Heyman happens to be a close personal friend — but that’s a bad look,” Kay said. “I’m not gonna drill the guy.”

“I will,” Don La Greca interrupted.

“In a world where everybody has to be first, this is gonna happen,” countered Kay. “And it could still end up being right because Susan Slusser, who works for the San Francisco Chronicle, says the buzz in the lobby is that Aaron Judge is going to the Giants.

“Here’s what I think happened: Heyman heard something that made him think Aaron Judge was signing with the Giants. Then he called the Giants and they said ‘Woah, woah, woah. We haven’t signed anything’, because they don’t want Hal (Steinbrenner) to jump in and say ‘Whatever they gave you, we’ll top it’. (The Giants) wanted to get Judge’s name on a contract before it gets out there, so now Heyman backed off. But we’ll see where it turns out.”

“I really like Jon, too, but there’s a certain responsibility that comes with being a journalist and a reporter,” La Greca rebutted. “And we live in a world now where getting it first is more important than getting it right. And you can just see by his tweet, ‘Arson Judge’, that he’s so quick to get it out there first on this big story — would it have killed him to call the Giants first? You can’t have a bunch of people relying on your information — as a respected journalist — to throw out that information and then walk it back a couple of minutes later. I’m sorry, Michael, but it’s a borderline fireable offense. Honestly.

“I don’t understand the importance of getting it first anyway. What? You’re gonna be first for 30 seconds and then everyone else is gonna jump on it? He’s got the contacts. Follow the story. You’re not a cub reporter. You shouldn’t be just walking around the lobby hungry for information trying to get it before everybody else. I’m sorry. It’s a bad job.”

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Jonathan Peterlin Takes Over Night Show On 92.3 The Fan

“”Being the guy that you turn on after a day of listening to Ken and Anthony or Andy and Jeff or Nick and Dustin is truly an honor and a privilege. I won’t take that for granted.””

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92.3 The Fan in Cleveland now has a permanent host for its nightly show in Jonathan Peterlin.

Peterlin wrote in a post for the Audacy station’s website on Tuesday that his show will be called Overtime with Jonathan Peterlin and will air each night starting at 7 p.m.

“This is a dream job,” he said. “Being the guy that you turn on after a day of listening to Ken and Anthony or Andy and Jeff or Nick and Dustin is truly an honor and a privilege. I won’t take that for granted.”

Peterlin had been the afternoon update anchor at 92.3 The Fan since 2016, even hosting on weekends and on a fill-in basis. Prior to that, he spent three years in a similar role at Yahoo Sports Radio.

He wrote that listeners in Cleveland will not need an introduction or reintroduction to who he is.

“You know me and I know you,” he said. “We’ve spent the past nearly 7 years getting to know each other on a daily basis…We were there for each other. Along the way I hope that I’ve earned your trust. Through the good times and the bad, the ups and the downs.”

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Layoffs Hit Pro Football Focus

“The reduction in workforce comes less than 18 months after securing a $50 million investment from Silver Lake.”

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Pro Football Focus has laid off 16 employees, according to a report from Front Office Sports.

The reduction in workforce comes less than 18 months after securing a $50 million investment from Silver Lake.

The company, which Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth owns a majority, still employs just over 200 people.

NFL reporter Doug Kyed was among the layoffs. Kyed had been at PFF since July 2021.

Additionally, 11 interns were also let go.

While PFF remains popular and profitable from a football analytics perspective, there had been a shift since the Silver Lake investment into attracting more sports betting and fantasy football customers. The FOS report indicated a chunk of the $50 million funding was used to develop an iPhone app.

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