Since I don’t have to be at the jobsite until later today and I do have some time, I’ll give you as many links as I can before I have to leave.
And again, we’ll do the links from East to West.
East and Mid-Atlantic
Nancy Marrapese-Burrell of the Boston Globe has the story of Comcast SportsNet finally doing all of the Celtics games in high definition. Up until now, CSN was only doing the home games in HD.
Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News wonders how new Yankees manager Joe Girardi will handle the media circus regarding the latest news in the Roger Clemens steroid story.
Phil Mushnick in today’s New York Post warns Giants fans to be ready for later start times next season. And Justin Terranova of the Post has five questions for new YES analyst David Cone.
Richard Sandomir of the New York Times looks at the construction progress of the new Yankee Stadium.
Continuing on the stadium kick, Newsday’s Neil Best writes that the Giants’ Super Bowl win bodes well for their new stadium. And Neil talks with YES analyst David Cone about the steroids story. In his blog, Neil has a quick blurb about the end of Inside the NFL.
Ray Frager’s news and notes in the Baltimore Sun include praise for Maryland basketball analyst Chris Knoche and news about MASN’s HD plans for the Orioles and the Nationals.
Jim Williams of the DC/Baltimore Examiner talks with ESPN’s Jay Bilas about the ACC’s chances in the NCAA Tournament.
Barry Jackson in the Miami Herald says Inside the NFL will definitely be missed.
The Orlando Sentinel’s Dave Darling talks about a new NASCAR-related show premiering next week on SPEED.
David Barron of the Houston Chronicle writes that the Astros are returning to KTXH-TV after a 10 year absence.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Ray Buck reports on the return of Dick Vitale to the TV airwaves.
Jeffrey Flanagan of the Kansas City Star says Frank White will be the third analyst for Royals games on FSN, working when main analyst Paul Splittorff is off.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Bob Wolfley tells us that the Brewers will have the most televised games ever this season on FSN Wisconsin and WMLW.
Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune talks with FSN North’s Darby Hendrickson who’s in his first year as a hockey analyst for the Wild and college Gophers. And Judd has the schedule for tomorrow’s day-long Hockey Day in Minnesota telecast on FSN.
Ed Sherman of the Chicago Tribune says the Big Ten Network and Comcast are no closer to an agreement than last month when BTN President Mark Silverman said he was “optimistic”. Luis Arroyave of the Tribune writes that the MLS’ Chicago Fire will have increased TV exposure this season.
I’ll give the West Coast and Canadian links later.