Back to the work grind today. Not totally happy to be here, but gotta earn a living.
Let’s give you some links.
First, David Scott of the Boston Sports Media Watch has more on the Gordon Edes Boston Globe buyout saga, plus an offensive blog post at Yahoo! Sports that stayed up for at least 24 hours.
From USA Today, Michael Hiestand goes behind-the-scenes with ESPN and the NFL Network during their coverage of the NFL Draft. He also breaks news that former Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick joins Fox Sports as a game analyst for this season.
Tod Leonard of the San Diego Union-Tribune says NBC Sports plans to have primetime coverage of the US Golf Open. Paul J. Gough of the Hollywood Reporter writes that coverage will begin at 4 p.m. ET on NBC, June 14.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell wonders if a new book on the NFL helped to “Blind Side” the Draft this year. And Darren tells us what he thinks about having retired QB Brett Favre on the cover of the Madden ’09 video game.
Lori Nickel of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in the Packers blog has video and written excerpts of Brett Favre’s interview on ESPN.
The New York Post’s Phil Mushnick is pulling his hair out over the lack of hustle he sees in baseball games.
Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune says Elia is making the sports talk show rounds today.
David Hinckley of the New York Daily News writes about Dodgers announcer Vin Scully being honored at his alma mater, Fordham University this week.
The Boston Sports Media Watch’s daily Approval Ratings focus on WEEI’s John Dennis.
The Sports Media Watch says the search for the new New York Knicks coach could have an adverse effect on ESPN and TNT.
Dusty Saunders of the Rocky Mountain News says both the Avalanche and Nuggets are disappointing on national TV.
Maury Brown from the Biz of Baseball has comments from the TBS Sports crew during Sunday’s Yankees-Indians game.
The Louisville Courier-Journal’s C. Ray Hall talks with ESPN’s Kenny Mayne about his new book.
That’s it for now.