A few more links for you today.
The Oakland A’s moved to an FM station this year to satisfy fans who were complaining about a weak AM signal at night. The problem was the talk lineup that was a bit extreme for some listeners. The Contra Costa Times reports that Free FM in San Francisco is flipping to music and that should be better for A’s fans.
Joe Davidson of the Sacramento Bee profiles Rick Barry who’s been co-hosting a show on Sirius Satellite Radio.
This weekend marks the beginning of the Women’s College World Series. ESPN will have Beth Mowins as the lead play-by-play announcer and Eric Collins being the other announcer. Mel Bracht of The Oklahoman writes that the Alleged Worldwide Leader had to scramble this year to find analysts after Lisa Fernandez and Stacey Nuveman left for various reasons.
Paul Christian of the Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin reports on a new play-by-play voice for the town’s Minor League Baseball team nicknamed …. the Honkers. Doncha love Minor League Baseball?
Doug Nye of The State (SC) has a quick blurb on Yankees-Red Sox on Fox tommorrow. Nye has also has a story on how the NBC station in Columbia isn’t thrilled about having the Stanley Cup Finals in primetime.
Rob Brodie of Slam! Sports in Canada writes about how TV crews go conservative when it comes to broadcasting the Stanley Cup.
Tom Hoffarth of the LA Daily News says it was All-Kobe Bryant All The Time on Wednesday when he kept going on various radio talk shows in New York, LA and nationally to announce he wanted to be traded from the Lakers, then recanted, then said he wanted to be traded again, then to say he wanted to retire as a Laker.
We’ll have primetime and weekend viewing choices coming up.