For those of you just getting up this morning, the USA soccer controversy did not prevent the Women’s Soccer team from blasting Norway, 4-1 in the 3rd place match at the Women’s World Cup in China today. Brazil and Germany are scoreless at the time of this post.
I’ll give you a few links this morning.
Neil Best of Newsday writes his regular Sunday column about the landmark case that allowed female reporters in locker rooms. Fans of YES and NESN saw female reporters in the Yankees and Red Sox celebrations on their respective channels this past week.
Without even seeing a single broadcast, the New York Post’s Phil Mushnick says he feels the TBS side of the MLB postseason will be a disaster. Way to be positive, Phil.
And Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News must have had what Mushnick ate for dinner last night because he feels the same way. These guys are a bit too jaded.
Over to the Columbus Dispatch and Bob Baptist who says the deal between Big Ten Network and Wide Open West Cable has given leverage to BTN in its fight with Time Warner Cable.
Ryan Young of the Kansas City Star has a behind the scenes look at ESPN as it prepares for the Kansas 400 today.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany (NY) Times-Union profiles the head of studio programming for the Alleged Worldwide Leader.
Some abbreviated links today. I’ll be out for most of the day (yes, I do other things than blog). I may be back with another post tonight, I’m not sure. Check back later.