Let’s have a late night helping of links, shall we?
From Justin Terranova of the New York Post, he says SNY’s Ron Darling will have another go with TBS on its Sunday afternoon MLB package.
The Sports Media Watch blog notes that NBC will premiere a Mixed Martial Arts show of its own on April 13, a month and a half before CBS has its Elite XC premiere, but NBC’s show will be broadcast in late night.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News writes in his Farther Off the Wall blog that KLAA, the Anaheim Angels’ flagship station is slowly, but surely going all-sports.
Alex Weprin of Broadcasting & Cable reports Dish Network is adding NESN HD to its lineup.
FSN Rocky Mountain will carry 85 Colorado Rockies games in HD.
Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News blogs that he likes the CBS Sports’ Video on Demand March Madness highlights package. R. Thomas Umstead of Multichannel writes that HBO Pay Per View had solid buy numbers for the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez fight on March 15.
Sergio Ibarra of TV Week says ESPN/ESPN2 are seeing higher ratings this year for the NCAA Women’s Tournament. Chris Pursell of TV Week writes in his Pressbox blog that ESPN wants to build an audience for Major League Soccer.
The Creative Artists Agency and MLB are teaming up to create a sports-themed community website as Mike Shields of Mediaweek writes.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell mourns the loss of Heath Benedict whom he had chosen as a sleeper pick in the 2008 NFL Draft.
Here’s an interesting alliance. ESPN and Showtime have signed a deal that allows ESPN Classic to show selected fights from the 21 year library of Showtime Championship Boxing
Canadians should get ready to watch Don Cherry The Movie! Yes, it’s been greenlit by the CBC as Chris Zelkovich of the Toronto Star writes.
William Houston of the Toronto Globe and Mail says the CBC did not give the World Figure Skating Championships first class coverage this year.
Continuing with our look up north, Aedan Helmer of the Ottawa Sun says TSN host James Duthie spoke to journalism students on Thursday.
Rogers Sportsnet says it will carry over 300 MLB games this season.
That’s it. Expect the Friday megalinks around 10:30 a.m. ET tomorrow.