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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Everyone's a Lobo - Even if you don't have the mtn. network

In light of the Lobos starting off their season undefeated - I'm reminded why I don't like television. Since August 27, 2008 - UNM Lobo games have been broadcast on channel 616 on DIRECTV CHOICE or with a subscription to DIRECTV's Sportspack.

I'm a fan...grew up watching the Lobos on channel 13...listening to games on 770 KKOB...wishing I could go to Coop Camp - Michael Cooper was my first favorite NBA player as a kid. Anyone from Burque knows what Lobo basketball means to the city. We fans can be fickle. Harsh. Stubborn. Mean. But we love our Lobos.

The business decisions of cable and satellite television are beyond me. I'm sure there is some analysis out there that says UNM and the television company's make money on the deal - which in turn leads to better facilities - better recruitment - something about outreach to fans across the country - blah, blah, blah...but right now, I don't care. I can't turn on my television and watch my Lobos.

Lobo's are 19th in the country. Awesome job and congratulations guys. I'll see you at the local bar.

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