Here we are, back to work and time to give you some links.
First, David Scott of Boston Sports Media Watch tells us that Tina Cervasio was seen on NBC Sports this weekend. I wish I had seen her. By the way, Boston Sports Media Watch is going through a redesign and a new server. The new web page looks quite good and Bruce Allen who runs the site does a fantastic job running the site and was the first to provide links to stories relating to Boston sports. He’s the website that many of us amateur bloggers aspire to be.
Next, Michael Hiestand of USA Today tells us that the roles of sideline reporters Suzy Kolber and Michelle Tafoya on Monday Night Football are going to be reduced.
Phil Swann of the TV Predictions website says ESPN plans to expand its HD coverage in 2008.
The New York Post’s Phil Mushnick says it was wrong of several Congressmen to have had their picture taken with Roger Clemens, several days before he was to testify in DC this week.
Ray Frager of the Baltimore Sun gives us a couple of recommended links in his Medium Well blog.
Rocky Saunders of the Rocky Mountain News laments the end of Inside the NFL on HBO.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell gives us the top selling NFL jerseys.
CBS Sports says all 63 games of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament will be available online for the first time ever.
John Dempsey of Variety says Oxygen will air 20 hours of gymnastics coverage during the Summer Olympics.
You may have seen the video and Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union certainly has, but he says ESPN used restraint when showing the horrific moment when Florida Panthers defenseman Richard Zednik had his throat accidentally cut during the game against the Buffalo Sabres last night.
Laura Drake of the Ottawa Citizen writes that a Canadian band is trying to confirm one of its songs was used in the Fox Super Bowl pregame show.
Chris Zelkovich of the Toronto Star says NBC is looking to produce a new reality show on curling featuring rock stars. You read that right. And Zelkovich says CBC was on its game during Hockey Day in Canada.
However, William Houston of the Toronto Globe and Mail feels CBC went too far. The Globe and Mail reports that Red Wings TV analyst Mickey Redmond is going surgery to remove a tumor on his lung.
That’s going to do it for now.