Here’s some more linkage for you.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union writes in his blog that the first instance of CBS with the recently rebranded CSTV comes next Wednesday when Billy Packer works his first game for the channel.
From the police blotter, Justin Terranova from the New York Post reports that former LSU quarterback and Fox broadcaster John Booty was hit with a taser following his arrest for DUI early today.
Newsday’s Neil Best has the transcript of WFAN’s Chris “Mad Dog” Russo debating Republican Congressman Daniel Issa during CBS’ Early Show. And Neil says one of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit models will be on SNY later today.
Richard Huff of the New York Daily News talks about ESPN reducing the commercial load during NASCAR races this season.
The LA Daily News’ Tom Hoffarth writes in his Farther Off the Wall blog that Versus will have coverage of the Tour of California on Sunday.
Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News wonders in his blog why ESPN’s Roger Cossack defended Roger Clemens during coverage of the Congressional Steroids Hearings.
Jon Laging of the Albert Lea (MN) Tribune says it’s too bad Gophers fans can’t follow their basketball team on regular TV due to the games being on the Big Ten Network. Jason McMahon of the Capital (WI) Times has a story on fans who went to the Kohl Center in Milwaukee so they could watch the Wisconsin-Indiana game on the arena’s big screen because the game was on the Big Ten Network.
Brian Davis of the Dallas Morning News says the Baylor-Notre Dame game in 2012 will be moved from the new Cowboys Stadium to the Louisiana Superdome and will be broadcast on NBC. Nothing like planning ahead.
The Nevada Appeal reports a Reno radio station will flip from ESPN Deportes Radio to Fox Sports Radio.
Danny Knobler of the Ann Arbor News talks about the MLB blackout issue for Tigers fans in Ohio, but are considered as part of the Tigers home market.
Bob Wolfley in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a story about ESPN ranking two stars with city connections as top NBA sleepers.
There you go.