Monthly Archives: February 2008

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College BasketballOhio State at Indiana (women’s) – Big Ten Network, 7 p.m.Marquette at Villanova – ESPN, 7 p.m.UConn at LSU (women’s) – ESPN2, 7 p.m.Texas Southern at Arkansas Pine-Bluff – ESPNU, 7 p.m.Texas at Kansas State – ESPN, 9 p.m.Bethune-Cookman at UMES – ESPNU, 9 p.m.Gonzaga at Portland – ESPN2, 11 p.m. NHLPhiladelphia at Buffalo […]

A Monday Quickie

Giving you a quick Monday update. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch has his media winners and losers of the week and CNBC’s Darren Rovell is as one would expect, a winner. David Barron of the Houston Chronicle writes in his Four DVRs, no waiting blog that the traditional Texas-Texas A&M game returns to ESPN on Thanksgiving […]

It's the Monday Links

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 […]

It's a Sunday Morning Thing

Doing the links this morning on a Dell Dimension XPS T600 Pentium III computer with a dial-up connection from an office where I usually am not based. This is going to be interesting how long this will take. I’m starting at 10 a.m. so take a look at the timestamp below to see how long […]

Klitchko is beginning to land his jab with regularity….

In the second round of the so-far incredibly boring Klitschko-Ibragimov fight on HBO, play-by-play announcer Jim Lampley noted that Wladimir Klitschko was beginning to land his left jab with regularity. Two minutes later, boxing charlatan Max Kellerman said, “Klitschko is beginning to land his jab with regularity.” Thanks for the stellar analysis, Max. I hope […]

Oh, Great!

Just after I was going to write that this has been a tremendous night for sports (Tennessee-Memphis meeting in a #1 vs. #2 matchup on ESPN, the Klitchko-Ibragimov fight, the Joe Louis documentary, Hockey Night in Canada), I find out that boxing charlatan Max Kellerman will be ringside for the heavyweight unification fight on HBO. […]

Your Saturday Linkage

Before I begin, it’s nice to have some live sports this morning. While watching match play golf isn’t the most appealing thing in the world, it’s assuring to wake up and have the WGC Match Play Championships on the Golf Channel. I’m certainly enjoying having his on my TV this morning instead of the silly […]

Quick Friday Night Update

Giving you some links tonight before I check out some late night TV programming. The Sports Media Watch notes that the NBA All Star Game ratings dipped below a 4 for the first time ever. However, while the NBA All Stars did not get a great number of eyeballs, the newly named “Big Cactus” did […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, February 23 DocumentaryJoe Louis: America’s Hero … Betrayed – HBO, 8 p.m. BoxingChampionship Boxing, Wladimir Klitschko vs. Sultan Ibragimov – HBO, 9:30 p.m. NHLOttawa at Pittsburgh – CBC/NHL Center Ice, 3 p.m.Atlanta at Toronto or Columbus at Montreal- CBC/NHL Center Ice, 7 p.m.Boston at Tampa Bay – NESN, 7:30 p.m.Detroit at Vancouver – CBC/NHL […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks (All Times Eastern)

Saturday, February 22College Gameday, live from Memphis, TN – ESPN, 11 a.m.VCU at Akron – ESPN2, 11 a.m.UConn at Villanova – ESPN, noonGeorge Mason at Ohio – ESPN2, 1 p.m. Arkansas at Kentucky or Army at Navy – CBS, 2 p.m.Lehigh at Lafayette – CSTV, 2 p.m.Iowa at Michigan State – ESPN, 2 p.m.Jackson State […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College BasketballDavidson at Winthrop – ESPN2, 7 p.m.UCSB at Utah State – ESPNU, 9 p.m. College HockeyMichigan at Michigan State – CSTV, 8 p.m. NBAWashington at Cleveland – ESPN, 8 p.m.Boston at Phoenix – Comcast SportsNet New England/ESPN, 10:30 p.m. EntertainmentPrice is Right Million Dollar Spectacular – CBS, 8 p.m.20/20 – ABC, 9 p.m.Dateline – […]

The Friday Morning Megalinks

At 12 p.m., I lost my internet at work, but luckily, I did not lose anything so I can still provide you with links. I’m at home now at 4;38 p.m. Here’s what I started with at 10:18 a.m. and I left off with William Houston’s story in the Toronto Globe and Mail. I’ll pick […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College BasketballUMass at URI – ESPN2, 7 p.m.Pittsburgh at Notre Dame – ESPN, 7 p.m.UAB at East Carolina (women’s) – CSTV, 8 p.m.Michigan at Minnesota – Big Ten Network, 9 p.m.Oregon at USC – FSN, 11 p.m. NBAMiami at Houston – TNT, 8 p.m.Seattle at Portland – TNT, 10:30 p.m. NHLBoston at Florida – NESN, […]

A Brief Thursday Afternoon Update

Some more links on this Thursday, then I’ll do the Primetime and Late Night links. First, Joe Favorito’s Sports Marketing and PR blog has a good entry today about MLB and the Baby Ruth candy bar coming together for a promotion based on the 100th anniversary of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” that […]

Some Thursday Links

Let’s give you some links as we can see the weekend at the end of the tunnel. Gotta get there first. First, Jarrett Bell of USA Today has a story on the growth of interest and coverage in the NFL Scouting Combine. Neil Best of Newsday links to the above mentioned story in his blog […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College BasketballPenn State at Michigan State – Big Ten Network, 7 p.m.North Carolina at NC State – ESPN, 7 p.m.Marquette at St. John’s – ESPN2, 7 p.m.South Florida at Cincinnati – ESPNU, 7 p.m.Memphis at Tulane – CSTV, 8 p.m.South Carolina at Florida – Raycom, 8 p.m.LSU at Arkansas – Raycom, 8 p.m.Wisconsin at Illinois […]

Quick Wednesday Update

Still dealing with work issues, but I can break away to give you some links today. First, John Ourand of the Sports Business Daily breaks the news that Dish Network is moving the NFL Network to a less popular tier, cutting its subscriber base by 4 million. Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News […]

Quick Wednesday Links

I’ve got a lot of work issues to deal with so I’m going to do a quick update, then come back later when everything is done. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand tells us that DirecTV subscribers will get some extra in-depth coverage of The Masters that cable or over the air viewers will not. The Sports […]

Tuesday Night Links

Let’s give you some linkage this evening. From Neil Best of Newsday, he reports that WFAN’s Yankees beat reporter Sweeny Murti is doubling as Yankees beat reporter for SNY. And Neil has the NHL on NBC flex game for March 2. Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union says the game NBC passed over will […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College BasketballPurdue at Indiana – ESPN, 7 p.m.UNC-Greensboro at Davidson – ESPN2, 7 p.m.DePaul at UConn – ESPNU, 7 p.m.Notre Dame at Rutgers (women’s) -CSTV, 8 p.m.Northwestern at Iowa – Big Ten Network, 9 p.m.Georgia at Kentucky – ESPN, 9 p.m.Missouri State at Creighton – ESPNU, 9 p.m.BYU at Utah (women’s) – CSTV, 10 p.m. […]