Before I start, I’ll say I’ll have news on a sports talk show host whom I talked about earlier this week. I’ll even identify him, Andy Gresh, formerly of the Score in Providence was seen in New York last week. I should find out more about what’s next with him either today or tomorrow. Keep your RSS feeds on.
Let’s give you some more links this morning.
Starting with David Scott of Boston Sports Media Watch, he has a statement from ESPN on the mistaken transaction listing the late Corey Lidle.
Good article from Evan Weiner of the New York Sun. He says the subprime mortgage lending crisis has not hit sports hard. Yet.
Here’s an interesting story from Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News. There’s an internal battle brewing between the NFL Network and NFL Films. Apparently NFL Films feels the Network is not using its inventory and depending more on other programming.
From the Washington Post’s Redskins Insider blog, it appears that the Super Bowl Champions New York Giants will take on the Washington Redskins in the NFL Season Opener on September 4.
Phil Swann of TV Predictions.com has an update on the cable and satellite providers that will offer MLB’s Extra Innings pay per view package in HD. And RCN says it will provide the Extra Innings package in HD as well.
Newsday’s Neil Best has practically written a column in his blog. He has a bunch of news and notes today.
Bob Wolfley from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has news on one Milwaukee Brewers player on the cover of Sports Illustrated and the latest on the famous sausage races at Miller Park.
Suzanne Choney of MSNBC.com says while you’re watching March Madness at work, someone is most likely monitoring what you’re doing on your computer.
Tim Clodfelter of the Winston-Salem (NC) Journal says March Madness has sparked a lot of sales of HD monitors.
Mike Sachoff of the WebProNews blog says March Madness on Demand is a true home run for CBS.
Tom Dorsey of the Louisville Courier-Journal does a Q and A about how CBS schedules games in the NCAA Tournament.
Ray Frager of the Baltimore Sun in the Medium Well blog reviews some of the past “One Shining Moment” montages that CBS has run at the end of many of its NCAA Tournaments. And Ray recaps Tiger Woods’ interview on ESPN2′s First Take in which he talked about throwing an “F” bomb at a photographer last week.
Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press talks with ESPN golf analyst Andy North who loves his Wisconsin Badgers.
That’s all for now. I’ll be back later.