Monthly Archives: June 2008

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

MLBRed Sox at Tampa Bay – NESN/ION, 7 p.m.Texas at New York Yankees – FSN Southwest/YES, 7 p.m.Kansas City at Baltimore – FSN Kansas City/MASN, 7 p.m.Pittsburgh at Cincinnati – FSN Pittsburgh/FSN Ohio, 7 p.m.Washington at Florida – MASN2/FSN Florida, 7 p.m.New York Mets at St. Louis – ESPN/SNY/FSN Midwest, 7 p.m.Cleveland at Chicago White […]

John Tomase Makes His 1st TV Appearance To Talk About Spygate

Comcast SportsNet New England makes a big splash tonight with the appearance of the Boston Herald’s John Tomase on Mohegan Sun Sports Tonight. Here’s the press release: JOHN TOMASE TALKS PUBLICLY FOR THE FIRST TIME TONIGHT ON COMCAST SPORTSNET’S MOHEGAN SUN SPORTS TONIGHT BURLINGTON, MA – Boston Herald Patriots beat writer John Tomase will make […]

A Monday Linkage Day

We’re back with some links. During this holiday week, I won’t be posting as much. I have some work to finish before Friday so the posting will be a bit sporadic. You will get links at the beginning of the day, but probably not at night. If media links are available on the 4th of […]

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 […]

A Sunday Link Thing

After a few glitches involving my computer, I think I’m ready to bring you some links this morning. Starting off with Neil Best of Newsday, he writes a column about father and son broadcasters, Joe Castiglione, voice of the Red Sox, and his son, Duke Castiglione who works for Fox 5 in New York. And […]

Videos of the Week: NBA on TBS/TNT

Back in 1984, SuperStation TBS purchased the rights to the National Basketball Association, a partnership that has continued through today. Then in 1988, the NBA began airing on TBS’ sister network TNT, and since 2002, has shared the cable rights with ESPN. For many NBA fans, TNT has become the network of record for the […]

Some Saturday Linkage

I was out earlier today so it’s time to give some links on this Saturday night. Ken Schott of the Schenectady Gazette writes that a local sports anchor is very deserving of a recent promotion. Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News says fans are hoping the news about the NFL Network games moving to ESPN […]

Radio Daze

I’m not in a good mood right now and it’s not because Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic were eliminated on consecutive days at Wimbledon (ok, it’s partly because of that), but it’s mostly due to the fact that one of my good friends lost his job yesterday. Having worked in radio in Providence for a […]

Weekend Viewing Picks

Saturday, June 28 BoxingWBC Lightweight Championship/David Diaz vs. Manny Pacquaio – HBO PPV, 9 p.m. GolfU.S. Women’s Open, 3rd Round – NBC, 3 p.m.PGA Tour/Buick Open, 3rd Round – CBS, 3 p.m. Indy Car SeriesSunTrust Indy Challenge – ESPN, 8 p.m. Horse RacingHollywood Gold Cup – ESPN2, 7 p.m. MLBAtlanta at Toronto – SportSouth/CBC, 1 […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

MLBCincinnati at Cleveland – FSN Ohio/STO, 7 p.m.Colorado at Detroit – FSN Rocky Mountain/FSN Detroit, 7 p.m.Atlanta at Toronto – SportSouth/Rogers Sportsnet, 7 p.m.Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh – ION/FSN Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.Baltimore at Washington – MASN/MASN2, 7 p.m.Arizona at Florida – FSN Arizona/FSN Florida, 7 p.m.Red Sox at Houston – NESN/FSN Houston, 8 p.m.New York […]

Our Friday Megalinks

Time for our Friday megalinks. Before we get to the links, we look at the weekend viewing. Weekend Viewing Picks This weekend is quite busy for the sports calendar. There’s interleague play in baseball as the natural rivalries come into play in New York, Chicago, Washington-Baltimore, Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Wimbledon goes into […]

Thursday Night and More Links

After being at a jobsite for the afternoon and spending time away from a computer in the early evening, it’s time to provide some links now. Neil Best of Newsday will be listening to WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Friday just in case he goes off like Chris Russo did on Monday. And Neil has video […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

MLBSan Francisco at Cleveland – Comcast SportsNet Bay Area/STO, 7 p.m.Cincinnati at Toronto – FSN Ohio/Rogers Sportsnet, 7 p.m.New York Yankees at Pittsburgh – YES/FSN Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.Texas at Houston – FSN Southwest/FSN Houston, 8 p.m. NBANBA Entry Draft – ESPN, 7 p.m. Tennis Wimbledon Primetime – Tennis Channel, 7 p.m. EntertainmentMillion Dollar Password – […]

Thursday Linkage

I have to be at a jobsite later today so I’ll be giving you some quick links. Let’s get to the links. Starting with Newsday’s Neil Best, he writes that a reporter plans to take in both ends of the Yankees-Mets day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium and Shea Stadium by walking from one place to […]

The World Doesn't See The End of Germany-Turkey

Well, if you were watching Germany-Turkey in the semifinals of Euro 2008 on ESPN or any other outlet from around the world, you know about the technical glitches that marred the last sixteen minutes of the second half including stoppage time. Apparently, thunderstorms knocked out the transmission of the game from the Euro 2008 International […]