Time to give you a few links this evening.
Michael Lev of the Orange County Register says the end of HBO’s Inside the NFL is bittersweet. Justin Terranova of the New York Post writes in the NYP TV Sports blog that former hosts Nick Buoniconti and Len Dawson will appear on the final show. Newsday’s Neil Best says Buoniconti thanks NY Giants WR Amani Toomer for keeping the Miami Dolphins’ record intact.
John Consoli of Mediaweek writes that TNT is seeing increases in household and key demographic viewership for its coverage of the NBA.
Rick Kissel of Variety says Fox beat the competition last week by a ridiculous margin thanks to the Super Bowl.
Jim Williams of the DC/Baltimore Examiner says Fox and the NFL Network were the big winners coming out of Super Bowl Week.
ESPN will investigate gambling in men’s tennis on Outside the Lines on Sunday.
CBS Sports previews the PGA AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am tournament this weekend.
FSN gives you its week of programming including Best Damn Sports Show Period and college basketball.
The Kansas City Royals and FSN Kansas City have announced a 140 game television schedule.
Here’s the transcript of the NBC conference call previewing this Sunday’s NHL Game of the Week between Anaheim and Detroit.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell gives us a preview of his one hour special on Nike which airs next week, with a one-on-one interview with company president Charlie Denson.
If you live in South Jersey or in the Delaware Valley area, ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio will be at the Cherry Hill Public Library later this month to discuss his new book.
Mark Zeigler of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that former ESPN soccer analyst Eric Wynalda has negotiated a buyout of his contract and is a free agent (scroll down).
Jon Lafayette of TV Week talks about a reality series from the Golf Channel which will show young players learning how to swing a golf club like Tiger Woods.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer tries to answer the question, why did Vince Cellini return to the Golf Channel?
That will do it. I’m getting ready for the last ever Inside the NFL on HBO.