Back to work here and my internet is back up here so it’s nice to have right now.
USA Today’s Michael McCarthy says ESPN’s Jim Rome is not a fan of the gallery at golf tournaments yelling “You Da Man!” or “Get in the hole!”.
The New York Post’s Phil Mushnick says there’s a lot of crazy talk going on especially on MSG Network.
Ray Frager of the Baltimore Sun reviews ESPN’s production of the Tennessee-Memphis game. Frager writes that MASN is getting ready to produce a handful of Orioles games in HD.
The internet is abuzz over the video of Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl demonstrating holding with ESPN’s Erin Andrews. Awful Announcing has the video, of course.
Tom Jones of the St. Petersburg Times also talks about the Bruce Pearl hug of Erin Andrews.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union writes in his blog that the fans who stayed to watch the Siena game on the scoreboard at the Times Union Center were not served well.
Tom Zebold of The Ledger previews some of the sports on TV this week.
Theresa Howard of USA Today writes advertisers are looking to sports to get their messsage across to viewers.
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has TNT’s Charles Barkley liking the trades that the Bucks and the Cleveland Cavs made during the NBA deadline.
The Birmingham (AL) News has a special section on the SEC turning 75 and one story looks at the best announcing voices over the last 75 years. Jon Solomon and Mike Perrin look at how the SEC became a money machine and that includes TV rights revenue from CBS and ESPN.
Fox Sports is asking you to name its gopher that pops up during NASCAR coverage to show that its Gopher Cam is on.
Ron Grillo of the Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram talks with Fox Sports’ Larry McReynolds who has been part of its NASCAR coverage since 2001.
Dusty Saunders of the Rocky Mountain News remembers the late Bob Howsam, the former GM of the Cincinnati Reds who also had an impact on Denver sports and radio.
The Bradenton (FL) Herald says that the Tampa Bay Rays will have 144 games on TV this season.
Steve Wiseman of The State tells us that college basketball fans can keep up with the latest RPI rankings on various websites.
Michael Klein of the Philadelphia Inquirer says former KYW anchor Alycia Lane may go free on charges stemming from her arrest back in December.
That’s going to do it for now.