Some more links on this late Wednesday night.
First, John Eggerton of Broadcasting & Cable writes that with Time Warner Cable’s agreement to put FSN South on its systems to provide Charlotte Bobcats games may help its argument in its arbitration case against MASN.
Bruce Allen of the Boston Sports Media Watch says WBZ sports reporter Dan Roche and political analyst Jon Keller debated over Bill Buckner in their blogs and on TV.
Scott Greczkowski writes in his Satellite Dish blog for Multichannel News that DirecTV will be ready to launch several channels dedicated to The Masters on Thursday.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times-Union wonders if a Masters video game could be closer to reality than we think.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News has a tongue-firmly-in-cheek look at ESPN’s plans for The Masters on Thursday.
Doug Smith from the Austin American-Statesman talks about Verne Lundquist pulling duty at the 16th and 17th holes for CBS’ coverage of The Masters.
Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel says the men behind the stodgy Masters had specific reasons for bringing ESPN into the Augusta fold.
Toni Fitzgerald of Media Life Magazine says an exciting final for the NCAA Men’s Tournament made up in the ratings for otherwise lackluster games.
The Associated Press says the NCAA Women’s Tournament Final performed well for ESPN.
The Hackensack (NJ) Chronicle reports that students foiled a sexual predator’s ploy after he posed as a lower tier ESPN college basketball analyst. Good for those kids.
The Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy says Providence College would not do any better if they hired ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla as its men’s basketball coach.
Jon Lafayette of TV Week talks about the NHL launching its new online digital network.
Mike Prisuta of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review goes behind-the-scenes with FSN Pittsburgh as it produces Penguins games for TV.
The Digitalhome.ca blog looks at the CBC and TSN NHL Playoff schedule.
Brendan Kelly of the Montreal Gazette says CBC seems to be getting behind the Montreal Canadiens as the Toronto Maple Leafs are home for the playoffs.
Bruce Dowbiggin of the Calgary Herald says CBC and TSN are squaring off in a battle for playoff supremacy.
By the way, TSN.ca has redesigned its website and it looks a lot like ESPN.com.
Lance Hornby of the Winnepeg Sun writes that CBC and TSN are actually hoping to televise plenty of Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals during the NHL playoffs.
Tim Lemke of the Washington Times says the resurgence of the Caps will help all of the NHL’s TV partners in the US and Canada.
One more from Canada, Alan Cameron of the Calgary Herald writes that CBC is actually providing some good coverage of the World Men’s Curling Championships.
That’s all for tonight. Back in the morning with more linkage.