I’ll give you an evening update here. I wasn’t planning on it as I was at an event in East Greenwich, RI, but I got back earlier than expected.
One observation, Marv Albert’s toupee really looks unnatural tonight. If you’re watching the NBA Western Conference Finals on TNT, you know what I mean. What is that thing on his head? A raccoon?
From Neil Best of Newsday, he writes that Yankees radio voice John Sterling might be hinting that the Bronx Bombers are a bad team. Neil also gives a suggestion to Mets manager Willie Randolph the next time he thinks of spouting off to the media. And Neil links to an interview Randolph did with WFAN apologizing for his remarks.
The Sports Media Watch says the NHL Stanley Cup Final will be a hit, but perhaps not in the first two games as they will be on Versus.
NBC Sports gives us highlights of a conference call previewing the Stanley Cup Finals.
Ken Schott of the Schenectady Gazette writes in his blog that the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday drew its highest ratings ever on ESPN.
Darren Rovell of CNBC looks at NBA Commish David Stern’s comments about the OJ Mayo investigation before the NBA Draft Lottery. And Darren goes behind the marketing of “Let’s Get Ready to Rumble”, the famous phrase made famous by ring announcer Michael Buffer.
Charles Warner in the Huffington Post blog says it’s a bad idea for media conglamorates to own sports teams.
David Barron of the Houston Chronicle says Jim Nantz of CBS Sports is in town to promote his new book, but it’s also a chance for him to visit his father who has Alzheimer’s Disease.
John Consoli of Mediaweek goes in-depth on the new CBS College Sports Media which will be an interactive ad network.
Bobbie Whiteman of Variety says Fox Soccer Channel and Setanta Sports will share rights to England’s FA Cup.
Awful Announcing has the penalty kick phase of the Champions League final between Manchester United and Chelsea.
CBS Sports previews the Crown Plaza Invitational at Colonial, the next stop on the PGA Tour.
LC over at 38Cliches is wincing at the notion that Glenn Geffner is trying to stir up memories of calling Clay Buchholz’s no hitter last season.
The Sox & Dawgs blog has the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated.
That’s it for tonight.