Well, after watching Davidson run Wisconsin out of Ford Field to get to the Elite Eight and Texas totally annihilate Stanford in the second half of their South Regional semifinal, it’s time to give you some links.
Neil Best of Newsday writes in his blog that YES analyst Bobby Mercer who was scheduled to work Opening Day will now miss it as he’s not feeling well. Mercer has been battling a brain tumor.
Ray Frager of the Baltimore Sun provides the list of stations that comprise the Baltimore Orioles Radio Network in his Medium Well blog.
Christopher Byrne in the Eye on Sports Media blog tells us that Tim Brando and Dan Bonner will call the NCAA Division II Men’s Championship for CBS Sports on Saturday. Last year, Ian Eagle and Bonner called the amazing comeback by Barton College to defeat Winona State which was going for its second stright championship. Let’s relive the last 45.6 seconds from last year’s incredible game shall we?
I remember watching that live. Amazing.
Mike Reynolds says ESPN2 saw a 29% increase in the ratings for the NCAA Women’s Tournament from last year. Larry Barrett writes that MLB.com will offer a free preview this weekend of its new streaming video technology.
Philip Stone of the Follow the Media blog says the International Olympic Committee hopes that media coverage of the Olympics in Communist China will focus on sports and not on the brutality in Tibet.
Ryan Fowler writing for the Toledo (OH) Free Press talks with the public address announcer for the Toledo Mud Hens.
I’ll have the Elite 8 tip times for the NCAA Men’s Tournament for both Saturday and Sunday plus radio and TV announcing assignments after all of the action is done tonight.