The Week Ahead in Sports Media, October 7 — 13, 2013

Back with an overdue Week Ahead post. Lots of things happening in the Week Ahead so let’s not delay any further and get to what’s happening in the Sports Media over the next seven days. TELEVISION PBS Frontline The already controversial PBS Frontline documentary “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis” airs in two parts […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, September 23 — 29, 2013

After a week’s absence, it’s time for The Week Ahead to return. With the season turning to fall, baseball points towards the postseason, college football has some decent games in Week 5 after some horrible games this past weekend, the English Premier League speeds on with more good matches and the NFL heads to London. […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, September 2 — 8, 2013

Lots of things happening in sports media this week. The NFL returns in the next seven days. College Football goes into its second week. Baseball heads into its final month of the regular season. Soccer goes into World Cup qualifying. The PGA Tour takes the week off and we bid adieu to Fox Soccer. TELEVISION […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 26 — September 1, 2013

We’ve survived the first full week of Fox Sports One and the premiere of new shows. We have another premiere this week, but this one on ESPN2. In addition, we get the first full week of college football as the new season begins in earnest on Thursday. Not only that, the U.S. Open gets underway […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 19 — 25, 2013

Once again, it’s another busy week. Lots of premieres of various studio programs begin this week as Fox Sports 1’s launch continues. In addition, there are plenty of live games as we speed towards the beginning of college football next week and the NFL in September. Let’s get started. TELEVISION We have a lot of […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 12 — 18, 2013

This is the week sports media observers have been waiting for. It’s going to be a rather busy seven days and it all culminates on Saturday, August 17 when the English Premier League starts its first season on NBC Sports Group. This is what all of us have been waiting for. No? Oh, you’re expecting […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, August 5 — 11, 2013

Time for your look ahead in the week in sports media. It’s going to be a busy seven days. GOLF The final Major of the year in the PGA Tour takes place at the Oak Hill Country Hill East Course in Rochester, NY. TNT and CBS will team up for coverage. Here’s how it will […]

The Week Ahead in Sports Media, July 29 — August 4, 2013

I’ve been meaning to start a regular Monday feature and since Richard Deitsch has a weekly Monday column at and Tom Hoffarth has his Southern California Sports Calendar, I figured I would preview the upcoming week in the sports media. With a little luck, this will be a signature post on Fang’s Bites. Give […]

The Week Ahead

This is the week when the youth of the world comes together from all corners of the globe to meet in Communist China for the XXIX Olympiad. We all know the girth of coverage that NBC will provide on its various TV networks and on the internet so I won’t rehash it here. But suffice […]

The Week Ahead

This week is once again a week of calm. As far as baseball is concerned, there’s a lot of good series early in the week. The Red Sox host the Angels at Fenway Park. The Cubs travel to Milwaukee in a showdown of #1 vs. #2 in the NL Central Division. There’s the White Sox […]

The Week Ahead

Two mid-summer events are the highlights for this week. The 79th annual MLB All-Star Game takes some added meaning this week. First, it’s the last All-Star Game to be played in the venerable Yankee Stadium. Second, Fox and MLB are making a big deal about it. There are plenty of events happening including the Home […]

The Week Ahead

I’ll do the Week Ahead first, then do your links for today. The Week in Sport is a slow one as we come off a scintillating Wimbledon, the U.S. Olympic Trials are over, MLB is gearing up for next week’s All-Star Game and the British Open isn’t until next weekend. So this is going to […]

The Week Ahead

As Euro 2008 has finished, the sporting eyes turn to the 4th of July holiday weekend in the United States and the finish of Wimbledon in Europe. As Interleague play finally finishes, some of the traditional rivalries return to baseball this week. In the early week series, American League East division rivals Tampa Bay and […]

The Week Ahead

Tennis’ third Grand Slam tournament and the most tradition-laden, The Championships, Wimbledon begin Monday. The fortnight at SW19 in London is one of the great events on the sporting calendar. It’s an event so big, it now has three U.S. TV partners, NBC, ESPN and now Tennis Channel which begins its first year of airing […]

The Week Ahead

This week will be quite busy in sports. The U.S. Open at Torrey Pines marks not only Tiger Woods’ return to golf, but also marks the start of three major golf tournaments in three months. We’ll all be interested to see how Tiger fares in his first tournament back since knee surgery. The USGA couldn’t […]

The Week Ahead

The sporting calendar in May usually is chock full of outdoor sporting events and this week is no exception. The PGA Tour’s “5th Major”, the Players Championship at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida with its signature island green at the 17 hole will be the feature sporting event of the week. […]

The Week Ahead

This is something I’m going to try to do every Sunday, previewing what’s ahead in the Week in Sport. One of the bigger events on the sporting calendar is the Kentucky Derby and it’s always a sign of spring. NBC Sports will have its coverage starting at 4 p.m. this Saturday, May 3 with a […]