Let’s give you some links as we get back to work after the Easter holiday.
USA Today’s Michael McCarthy says CBS Sports’ analyst Seth Davis nailed the Davidson game yesterday.
Phil Mushnick of the New York Post says CBS Sports went mad in its NCAA Tournament coverage.
However, Dusty Saunders from the Rocky Mountain News feels CBS was on top of the games.
Mike Shields of Mediaweek says there was a 122% increase in subscriptions to March Madness on Demand.
Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News feels CBS made the right moves in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
However, John Ryan of the San Jose Mercury News says CBS made too many switches.
Chris Zelkovich of the Toronto Star the CBS announcers hyped the NCAA Tournament way too much.
Roger Van Der Horst of the Raleigh (NC) News & Observer has a profile of CBS Sports analyst Billy Packer.
Tom Jones of the St. Petersburg Times gives his Two Cents worth on the NCAA Tournament, CA Championship and ESPN’s coverage of the UConn-Tennessee women’s basketball rivalry.
Michael David Smith of the AOL Fanhouse blog says Elite XC on CBS could spark a bidding war between that organization and UFC. And Smith says Dick Vitale wants to get rid of the fouling out rule in college basketball.
David Kaplan of PaidContent says ESPN has ended a relationship with an ad network.
If you’re watching the NCAA Women’s Tournament on ESPN2 tonight, here’s the coverage map for all of the second round games.
Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune says ESPNU will carry the Northeast Regional Finals of the NCAA Hockey Tournament which will cause fans to scramble to watch the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
Can Inman of the Contra Costa (CA) Times says Oakland A’s fans will have to wake up really early to watch their season opener with the Red Sox on Tuesday.
Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post gives praise to the FSN Rocky Mountain documentary on the Colorado Rockies rush to the World Series.
Phil Swann of the TV Predictions website says the San Diego Padres will provide all of its games on Cox 4 in HD.
The Hartford Courant has the broadcast schedule for the Red Sox-A’s season opener games in Japan this week on NESN and ESPN2. One thing of note, long-time Red Sox radio affiliate, WTIC in Hartford has shuffled the games to its HD affiliate, WTIC-FM HD2 which only 3 people can access.
The Toledo Blade reports on a local TV sports anchor who was tragically killed in a car accident last week.
The Sacramento Bee’s Scott Howard-Cooper talks with Kings announcer Gary Gerould.
Timothy Scott of the Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald feels sports on TV has yet to be perfected.
Brandweek says the NHL will launch a new push for the Stanley Cup playoffs later this week.
That’s it for now. I’ll have updates throughout the day.