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Ex-Raiders exec Trask good hire for CBS

Updated: August 23, 2013, 5:01 PM ET
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

It shouldn't matter beyond the headline. CBS hired former Oakland Raiders chief executive officer Amy Trask to be an analyst on its newly created, "That Other Pregame Show," set to air Sunday mornings on the CBS Sports Network.

That should be that. But it is not.

CBS' decision to hire Trask is significant because no other women have analyst roles on television. There are reporters, yes, but not analysts, a position usually reserved for someone who either played ...

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