MLB online package has no announcers option. NHL needs this.

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  1. canuckslover10 Registered User

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    I just want a nsfw broadcast it would be amazing lol imagine a sick save and the commentators just say WTF
     
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    Would love it.

    Anyone else see that awesome 'My guys are f***ing savages in that f***ing box' rant from Aaron Boone the other day?

    That's because the of what the OP mentioned specifically. You can mute the commentators and turn on the Field Mics all the way up and catch some golden audio when a manager or player gets ejected. There's a YT channel that frequently does this and captures the audio without commentary.

    Hockey is much more emotional than baseball, and there's a lot more cussing so you'd pick up a lot of dirty words.
     
  3. valet obviously adhd

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    I'd love it but it will prolly never happen. Just have to go to the games I guess
     
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    I'm wondering why, in the age of digital broadcasts, I can't turn off the score with the click of a button. The broadcasters already integrate scoring services into your DVR.

    Back in the day, so I'm told, they never showed you the score until you got to commercial so you wouldn't change the channel. Today they are so afraid you might think for yourself, they blast graphics everywhere instead of letting me watch my game.

    This goes for arenas too where they no longer let you talk/listen between whistles.
     
  5. Sidney the Kidney Missing Link

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    That's a good p ....

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  6. WarriorOfGandhi Was saying Boo-urns

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    I'd rather have the option to turn every play-by-play commentator's voice into Gary Thorne's
     
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    I think a hockey game would sound pretty boring without commentators. The solution should be to find better ones.
     
  8. Snakepit Registered User

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    Few years ago a flames feed had technical difficulties and had no commentary for the first period of a game. It was fantastic! Sounded like you were at the game live.

    Also the commentators they had at the time were awful (Kerr and Simmer) so it was an extra bonus not to listen to them
     
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    they should absolutely try it again
    announcers back then were more valuable/useful
    now we have tons of info on the screen, at our fingertips, dozens of cameras/angles, etc
    the announcers used to deliver a lot of that info
     
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    Not the same thing but all NBC games are on mute when I have to watch their feed
     
  11. jumptheshark Rebooting myself Sponsor

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    Sorry no. Baseball sucks and it is nowhere near as fun as hockey
     
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    Based off the latest regional broadcasting contracts, that won't be possible for years
     
  13. Balance Jesus loves you!

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    who cares

    your a nerd if you care about this
     
  14. Daximus Wow, what a terrific audience. Sponsor

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    This is pretty much priority number 1. With how much the world is cutting cable the NHL could probably just take themselves off TV entirely and run their own streaming service and make more money. I'd rather pay $200/season for NHL than for my cable package which I pretty much only have because I'm blacked out on Gamecenter. Hell I'd probably pay $300 for the entire NHL season. It would save me at least $600 bucks a year.
     
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    Okay then, how about continuing to watch the stream the same way you've been watching even with the new option? :huh:
     
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  16. Still All In Plz stop pucks

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    And thats fine! You can have announcers too! You missed the point.

    I wouldn't be shocked if that happens this year as MLB Advanced Media took over all this stuff for the NHL, no?
     
  17. Kane One Registered User

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    That’s correct. They control the website, online streaming, and NHL Network (at least in the US; unsure about Canada).
     
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    God, they actually found a way to make baseball more boring.
    I mean one of the most exciting and controversial things that's happened in recent years is a player tossing his bat differently after a home run.

    Without announcers in baseball I'd be asleep in minutes
     
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  19. Inkling Same Old Hockey

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    Don't understand this, how could it be a failure? MLB.tv has had this option for years. People who want it can choose it, people who don't want it can stick with the announcers. I'm unclear on how more choice can possibly be a failure.
     
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  20. Still All In Plz stop pucks

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    Yeah but when you have to listen to the Pirates announcers get red assed over stolen bases the entire game, you realize how nice it is to just hear baseball and crowd.
     
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    Better if there will be a microphone on the bench. Two or 3. Plus in the penalty box and as a special option also in locker room.
     
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    Well for starters, the main thing you heard was skates cutting the ice - and that got old after 5 minutes. Checks along the boards were just a big thump, then quiet....

    There are reasons that no teams are doing this now
     
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    If it's an option I can't think of how it can be a failure.
     
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    I remember the BBC showing a few games without commentary during the Olympics and it just didn't sound right. Probably more to do with the feed the BBC was using but it needs to be done right.
     
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    This is something that a bunch of people claim they want because it's cool to hate on announcers, but they would get tired of it so quickly and switch back.
     

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