Monthly Archives: June 2007

Stevie Nicks' Fajita Roundup (Video of the week)

Thanks to After Ellen for posting this on its website, here’s one of the funniest Saturday Night Live sketches. Lucy Lawless as Stevie Nicks doing Stevie Nicks’ Fajita Roundup. And here’s the real Stevie doing two of her best songs, Stand Back and Landslide on Ellen Degeneres’ show. And here she is doing Landslide with […]

Request for HBO

I know for a fact that someone from HBO comes and visits this blog from time to time. Just one request. Can I get an advance DVD for “The Ghosts of Flatbush” documentary? I’d love to review it before the scheduled airing on July 11. Please contact me. Thanks.

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, June 30Wimbledon – ESPN2, 8 a.m./NBC, 12 p.m.U.S. Women’s Open, 3rd Round – NBC, 3 p.m.Buick Open, 3rd Round – CBS, 3 p.m.Mets @ Phillies or Twins at Tigers or Brewers @ Cubs – Fox, 3:55 p.m.Texas @ Red Sox – NESN, 7 p.m.Hex – BBC America, 9 p.m. Sunday, July 1 (lots of […]

More Friday Stuff for You

Here’s some more links for you on this getaway Friday. Some of you have vacation next week as it’ll be the 4th of July. Best wishes to those who are off. Ok, let’s check out news about the Big Ten Network which is going on the offensive as we’re about two months from college football […]

The WFAN Top 20 Sports Moments in the Last 20 Years

As unveiled on Mike and the Mad Dog show Thursday, here are WFAN’s Top 20 Sports Moments from the last 20 years. 1. The New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup in 1994 for the first time since 1940.2. Scott Norwood misses a FG to lose Super Bowl XXV.3. Yankees win the 1996 World Series.4. […]

Friday is Finally Here!

Nice to have Friday come along. Long week for me, hope it was a good week for you. Plenty of stuff to link to today. Let’s get to it. First, the Boston Globe’s Susan Bickelhaupt has a look at the new NBA TV deal, but she also has a blurb on a sexual harassment suit […]

Primetime Viewing Choices

NBA Draft – ESPN, 7 p.m.Pirate Master – CBS, 8 p.m.Curl Girls – Logo, 8:30 p.m.Burn Notice (series premiere) – USA, 10 p.m.

Thursday Update

Let’s give you a few more links before bowing out for the day. Earlier this week, I had a link to a very good article by Thomas Hauser on the fractured relationship between HBO and Larry Merchant. Now we have a second article on HBO Boxing, this time by Michael Swann for the site, […]

Today is Thursday

Let’s go over a few things today. For a Thursday, there are a lot of links. Let’s head over to the new NBA TV deal first. In an NBA notes report, Michael Hiestand in USA Today reports that the NBA TV deal with Disney/TNT is about a 20% increase from the current deal which expires […]

Primetime Viewing Choices

St. Louis at Mets – ESPN, 7 p.m.Paul Simon: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song – PBS, 9 p.m.Larry King Live with Paris Hilton – CNN, 9 p.m. and midnightDateline NBC – NBC, 10 p.m.Rescue Me – FX, 10 p.m.

Wednesday Late Links

A few links for you late Wednesday afternoon. The New York Times blog called “The Lede” has constructed its own timeline on the murder-suicide of WWE wrestler Chris Benoit. This story becomes more bizarre with each passing day and it now appears the WWE knew details of the murder as its three hour tribute to […]

The NBA's new TV deal

This morning, the NBA announced a new 8 year TV deal with its current partners, TNT and ESPN/ABC. Here’s ESPN’s announcement. What had been delaying the official deal was the use of NBA games on digital platforms. ESPN will get to use highlights on its website, plus webcast games on ESPN360. TNT will also be […]

Wednesday Morning Links

Hello to you all. Sounds like the NBA is going to be announcing an eight year extension of its current agreement with Disney/TNT today. If you click on the link in the last sentence, Neil Best of Newsday says a conference call will be held later today. I’ll try to give a listen to it […]

Primetime Viewing Choices

America’s Got Talent – NBC, 8 p.m.Making the Squad 2006 (on the San Diego Charger Cheerleaders) – NFL Network, 8 p.m.NFL Cheerleader Playoffs, Week 6 – NFL Network, 9 p.m.Red Sox at Seattle – NESN, 10 p.m.

Tuesday Afternoon Update

Doing some work and also keeping an eye on ESPN2’s Wimbledon coverage online. It’s nice to have live tennis. Also, when you have Dick Enberg, Patrick McEnroe, Cliff Drysdale, Pam Shriver, Mary Carillo, Chris Fowler, Mary Jo Fernandez and Luke Jensen, you have a very solid team. Plus, ESPN2 has been hitting all the major […]

Your Tuesday Links

Tuesdays are never fun as it’s still early in the workweek and the weekend is not in sight. But still, there are links to get to.Sports Media Watch says WWE President Vince McMahon had to “return from the dead” on USA last night to announce the tragic death of wrestler Chris Benoit and his family. […]

Sometimes, It's Best To Say Nothing

Thanks to Awful Announcing, we have the clip where Kyle Petty swore on TNT during the Save Mart 350 NASCAR race. As we say on the internet, NSFW. Because my computer is so slow tonight, my plans to give you a full update have to be scrapped. I’ll give you a full set of links […]

Primetime Viewing Choices

Mets at St. Louis – ESPN, 7 p.m.Hell’s Kitchen – Fox, 9 p.m.Red Sox at Seattle – NESN, 10 p.m.

Monday Afternoon Update

Time to check out some updates from today. First, I’ve been checking ESPN2’s Wimbledon coverage through it’s broadband service, ESPN360 (only available through participating Internet Service Providers). Like the French Open, the first day has been plagued by rain. Unlike the Tennis Channel, which had to rely heavily on tapes of old matches, ESPN2 didn’t […]