Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 08/17/05 at 01:39 PM ET
There’s certainly some irony here. Weeks ago ESPN passed on renewing its hockey rights deal, having implied during the lockout that it didn’t care if it ever got hockey back, so poor were its ratings. But this week, possibly as soon as today, ESPN may extend its deal after all, and not entirely out of choice. The network might do it simply to keep the NHL out of the hands of OLN, which has suddenly become a big worry for ESPN. How things have changed.
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