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ESPN2 to reorient its tennis scoreboard horizontally!

(Credit: Watchdog)

Almost forgot: I wrote a Friday newspaper column!

The main item is about Tiger Woods and TV ratings and tennis and . . . well, it's just a messy mishmash. And it does not mention Ana Ivanovic (pictured at right).

I participated in the ESPN conference call about Wimbledon and learned the network will be showing approximately 20 billion hours from the event.

The most interesting thing I heard is the scoreboard will be reoriented in a horizontal fashion across the top of the screen, like during Fox's NFL coverage, to lessen the problem of it covering up important areas during the action.

I have heard complaints about on-screen tennis scoreboards from several readers. So this presumably is a good thing.

Tags: tennis

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