I’m dragging as I worked into the wee hours of the morning. I’m even dozing off as I write so I’ve got to finish the links and do some work. Let’s get started.
Michael Hiestand of USA Today writes that Bob Knight’s first appearance on the ESPN family of networks was just like his press conferences.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union has the MAAC Tournament TV schedule in his Best Seat in My House blog
Tom Jones in the St. Petersburg Times has a look back at the weekend in TV sports in his Two Cents blog.
David Barron of the Houston Chronicle writes in his Four DVRs, no waiting blog that the 2008 Astros will debut on FSN Houston today.
Laura Nachman says anchor Phil Andrews is no longer working for Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.
Maury Brown in the Biz of Baseball has a Q&A on TBS’ new package of Sunday afternoon games and the local blackout policy.
Dusty Saunders from the Rocky Mountain News reports that FSN will premiere a new special on the Colorado Rockies run to the 2007 postseason this Saturday.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell wonders if it’s time for Roger Clemens’ embattled attorney, Rusty Hardin, to retire.
Wayne Friedman of TV Watch says weekend nights are becoming a bastion for sports on TV.
There’s NFL Films, and now, ESPN has announced a new venture called ESPN Films. Just read the press release to find out what it’s all about. Brooks Barnes of the New York Times has more on the story as ESPN will team with the powerhouse Creative Artists Agency and Walt Disney Studios on this venture.
Brian Davis of the Dallas Morning News writes in his blog that ESPN Classic will air the five overtime thriller between Baylor and Texas A&M from earlier this season will some extra scenes and Baylor’s radio call this Wednesday.
Eli Kaberon of the Chicago Sports Review says the Big Ten Network is isolating itself from its fans.
Mike Tankersley of the Montgomery Advertiser writes that WAKA TV is looking to replace one its sports anchors.
Steve Bornfeld from the Las Vegas Review-Journal tells us that two local sports radio stations are changing their formats.
Chris Zelkovich in the Toronto Star says the expunging of ads for a sports talk radio host in the Air Canada Centre shows pettiness on the part of the Maple Leafs.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News reports Fox Soccer Channel has obtained the rights to air an Olympics qualifying tournament.
That will do it for now.