Sadly, the bass fishing is getting better ratings than the hockey used too.
I am truly sick of seeing the WSOP over and over and over again.
ESPN is backing off and just saying the agreement is made in principle "reportedly" and they are just working on logistics. 28 game season supposedly.
I read an article about a month ago that pointed out the owners would be nuts to cancel the whole season, as nearly every endorsement and television deal they have has an automatic out clause if they lose a season. I would find it hard to believe that all of those companies would not take the option to end the deal, and renegotiate, if not walk away.