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We know we don’t comment on these two leagues often, but since this week is a pretty big week for both we rounded up some news.

As if it wasn’t all over the sports channels, the presumed 2010-2011 NBA champs the Miami Heat will open their season against the Boston Celtics tonight.  Having never played a real game together yet, it will be interesting to see how the chemistry will go on this team.  If they win, all will be good.  But if they struggle, mostly due to no bench depth, it could get interesting in South Beach.  Me personally, I am still going with the Lakers.  They know how to take apart a three-headed monster. 

Will this be the lowest rated world series ever?  Possibly.  Between the ongoing spat between Cablevision and Fox, as well as the fact that two upstart teams are playing, it could be a low revenue October classic for Fox.  Personally, we don’t think that is a bad thing.  Sure you are taking out the big market of New York which can skew any rating. But if you are a fan of baseball, you should be rejoicing on this one.  Two teams got to the World Series for playing great baseball when it counted.  Not for having the highest payroll year in and year out.  Sucks for the network, but great for the fans.  More on the story here.