Time to give you some links for today.
USA Today’s Michael Hiestand has an interesting feature on an NFL broadcast bootcamp where 20 players will find out if they have what it takes to become a TV analyst. This will allow players to get a career after they leave the NFL.
While the NHL is not tearing up most of the country in the ratings, one place it does well is Buffalo and Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News has the story.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News writes about the sad ratings of the NHL.
In Boston, Comcast prepares to take over Fox Sports New England with some more local programming.
This weekend, TNT takes over NASCAR telecasts for the next six weeks. Driver Kyle Petty steps out of his car to go into the broadcast booth for that period.
Carl Kotala of Florida Today writes about the MLB Draft which will be shown on ESPN2 this afternoon.
Jim Gentry of the Daily Reflector (NC) has his thoughts on why the NHL is not doing well in the ratings.
And today is the final taping of The Price is Right for the legendary Bob Barker. People have been lining up at CBS Television City in LA to see his final show. USA Today has a reflection on the long time game show host. I grew up watching Bob. He will be missed.