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NBC Sports Hits Another Home Run with Addition of Letarte to Broadcast Booth

Soon after NBC Sports announced it had acquired the rights to broadcast NASCAR events beginning in 2015, speculation began on who would be named to represent the sport and the network in the broadcast booth for its share of the Sprint Cup schedule, including the all-important for revenue, the final 10 races known as The Chase.  Would the ambitious sports network, which admittedly has set its sights on taking powerhouse ESPN down a few rungs on the ladder, turn to the tried and true and hire familiar names and faces for its Sprint Cup broadcasts? Or would it go for the new, perhaps someone with a sports background but unfamiliar to racing fans, as ESPN tried, when it resumed broadcasting NASCAR in 2007? Apparently NBC Sports has decided...

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