It’s time to give you some more links today.
John Ryan of the San Jose Mercury News says A’s fans who got up at 3 a.m. today were just as outraged as Red Sox fans with the DirecTV outage.
Phil Swann of the TV Predictions says viewers who had DirecTV’s HD package did not experience the outage.
Sergio Ibarra of TV Week says FSN will double its HD baseball broadcasts.
Newsday’s Neil Best who insists that he’s not blogging during vacation, continues to blog during his vacation and says SNY’s new late afternoon lineup is 90 minutes of yelling. And Neil finds a clip of WFAN’s Mike & the Mad Dog in which Mike Francesca likes Brandon Inge a lot.
The Foreign Policy magazine’s Passport blog is bewildered at NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol’s statements on Communist China’s human rights record.
Gregg Goldstein of the Hollywood Reporter says a David Mamet mixed martial arts movie will have its gala premiere at the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival on April 25.
Julianne Smolinski of TV Week says ESPN has promoted Burke Magnus to Senior Vice President of college sports programming. Alex Weprin of Broadcasting & Cable says Magnus replaces a retiring executive.
Mike Shields of Mediaweek reports ESPN has bought a website devoted to girls’ and women’s basketball.
Antoine Pitts of the Ann Arbor (MI) News writes that ESPNU will exclusively carry the NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament regional finals leaving many fans in the dark.
Tim MacMahon of the Dallas Morning News live blogged Pacman Jones’ appearance on Michael Irvin’s show today.
The Springdale (AR) Morning News says CBS Sports will broadcast an LPGA event in July.
The Louisville Courier-Journal says both Louisville and Western Kentucky will be seen both be seen locally even though they’re playing at the same time in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night.
Lucas Wiseman of USBC Communications says Lynn Swann and Nelson Burton, Jr. return to network television to call a bowling event on CBS.
That’s it for now. I may not have an evening update. Keep checking your RSS feeds.