Sorry for the delay in fresh material. Last night, my computer shut down on me and I thought I would not get it back. And I had to leave my house early this morning and just returned so I give you some overdue links.
First, the Dallas Morning News’ Barry Horn writes that the NBC broadcast of Game 5 of the NHL Western Conference Finals marks the last game in which the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex will be able to have 100% access to the series. Versus, as you may know, is not totally accessible across the country and will have the rest of the series.
Ken Schott from the Schenectady Gazette says the NHL has recovered nicely after NBC slighted the league one year ago today.
Jerry Garcia of the San Antonio Express-News looks at last night’s edition of HBO Real Sports which was re-edited to include Andrea Kremer’s interview with former Patriots employee Matt Walsh.
Bruce Allen from Boston Sports Media Watch has the video of Bill Belichick’s comments on CBS in response to the Matt Walsh interview on HBO.
Dan Caesar of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch takes a look at some sports radio talk lineup changes in the market.
Timothy McNulty of the Chicago Tribune in an editorial says the sale of the co-owned Cubs can’t come soon enough for the Trib, and he has a word of advice for sister paper Newsday as it’s being sold to Cablevision which owns the New York Knicks and Rangers.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell says the new Speedo swimsuit is going to make a big splash the Summer Olympics in Communist China. By the way, just a word of warning, Darren is pictured in the swimsuit.
Jim Williams of the DC/Baltimore Examiner looks at NBC’s coverage of the Preakness Stakes.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union says last week’s bowling event on CBS was a ratings disaster.
Christopher Byrne of the Eye on Sports Media blog says ESPN might do better with other programming in the mornings instead of nine hours of SportsCenter.
John Ryan of the San Jose Mercury News says it’s about time Dish Network added Comcast SportsNet Bay Area HD to its lineup.
And that will do it. I’ll be here with Sunday links in the morning.