Time to give you some links this morning.
David Scott of the Boston Sports Media Watch wonders where was the Boston Globe when the Matt Walsh/Spygate Tapes story broke last night and also what’s with the Herald’s source as no tape of the Super Bowl XXXVI St. Louis Rams walkthrough was not among the tapes turned into the NFL.
Paul Flannery of Boston Magazine’s Boston Daily blog talks with Red Sox broadcaster Dave O’Brien.
The Boston Herald’s Jessica Heslam profiles new NESN sideline reporter Heidi Watney. Lenny Megliola of the Metrowest (MA) Daily News says Heidi is worth watching. Dan Lamothe of the Mass Republican also has a story on Heidi.
David Barron from the Houston Chronicle says 78 year old Rene Cardenas gets a fresh start today as the Spanish broadcaster for Astros game on FSN Houston.
Danny Knobler of the Michigan Booth Newspapers writes that he’s leaving to go to CBSSports.com.
Neil Best of Newsday laments the shrinking number of sports media/business columnists across the country. Neil links to a Deadspin entry on TNT’s NBA studio show. And Neil mentions that Erin Andrews will be a guest on “The Big Idea” with Donnie Deutsch on CNBC tonight.
Mike Lucas of the Capital (WI) Times talks with ESPN’s Erin Andrews who says her dream job is sitting next to Regis Philbin.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell looks at the difference when a CEO sells stock at Under Armour and Nike.
From the New York Times, Richard Sandomir reports that the NFL is taking its fight with Comcast to the FCC.
Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star Tribune looks at HBO’s Hard Knocks program returning to Dallas Cowboys training camp.
Ken Schott of the Schenectady Gazette says college baseball will be broadcast on RPI’s radio station and the ESPN family of networks will telecast the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament.
Christopher Byrne of the Eye on Sports Media has a look at ESPN’s broadcast schedule for the Lacrosse Tournament.
Bob Smizik of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette talks with sports radio talk show host Mark Madden.
Bob Wolfley from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee needs a reality check on a college football playoff.
Zack Palmer of the Forest Grove (OR) News-Times says the story of the Central Washington players carrying the injured Sara Tucholsky of Western Oregon so she could make it around the bases after hitting a home run has resonated across the country.
Alex Weprin of Broadcasting & Cable writes that CBS College Sports will be cablecasting in HD.
John Jackson from the Chicago Sun-Times talks about the Bulls’ changes to the broadcast booth.
Adam Adkins of the Tampa Tribune talks with former Buccaneers QB and current ESPN Arena Football League analyst Shaun King.
Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News writes about ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson who was in town on Wednesday.
Christine Brennan of USA Today says some sports stories have transcended to the news pages.
Ed Sherman from the Chicago Tribune says Tiger Woods’ absence will have a huge impact on NBC Sports’ telecast of this weekend’s Players Championship.
Michael Roberts of the Westword (CO) says local media has a dilemma of whether to send a reporter to cover the Summer Olympics in Communist China.
This has the potential to be annoying. ESPN and Coldplay have teamed up so the Alleged Worldwide Leader can use the group’s music on Euro 2008 promos.
Paul J. Gough of the Hollywood Reporter says many of NBC’s units will be moving from its famous headquarters of 30 Rockefeller Center except NBC Sports and Saturday Night Live.
Dan Gross of the Philadelphia Daily News says KYW-TV management is not reportedly happy that some employees attended a party thrown by former anchor Alycia Lane.
That’s going to do it for now. I’ll be back later with more.