I’ve been very busy at work in fact, it’s 5:30 p.m. ET as I write this and I’m still at the office and I’ll probably be here burning the midnight oil, but I’ll still provide you with some links today.
Starting with Richard Sandomir of the New York Times, he writes about Dan Patrick and Keith Olbermann reuniting at NBC after 11 years apart on TV. Dan and Keith had been together on the radio off and on over the years.
Richard Huff of the New York Daily News says Dan and Keith are looking forward to working with each other again.
George M. Thomas of the Akron Beacon Journal is excited to see the “Big Show” back on his TV.
Ray Frager of the Baltimore Sun writes that the news of the Dan and Keith reunion overshadowed the announcement of the new team on Inside the NFL on Showtime.
David Barron of the Houston Chronicle also talks about the Dan-Keith reunion.
on today’s Dan Patrick Show about working at Football Night in America.
Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald says Dan Marino has lost a gig while Dan Patrick gained one.
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says CBS’/Showtime’s Phil Simms suggests that Brett Favre should remain retired this time.
John Kiesewetter of the Cincinnati Enquirer talks about Cris Collinsworth remaining with Inside the NFL.
Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News blogs about CBS’ Dan Dierdorf being honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Newday’s Neil Best says WFAN’s Mike & the Mad Dog reunite for the first time this Friday since Neil’s story about them breaking up by Labor Day.
Ken McMillan of the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record says last night’s 10-9 Mets win over the Phillies reminded both Gary Cohen on SNY and Howie Rose on WFAN about a similar game called by the late Mets announcer Bob Murphy in 1990.
The Sports Media Watch has the final weekend ratings. The SMW says some lesser sports also saw some ratings gains this weekend. Ratings for the Olympic Trials did pretty well during the holiday weekend.
NBC Sports says it will have 3,600 hours of coverage from the Olympics in Communist China, most of it live.
The 38 Cliches blog shares what it learned while listening to last night’s Twins-Red Sox game.
Maury Brown of the Biz of Baseball looks at why ratings for MLB are down this season.
Orbitcast reports that XM Satellite Radio will have extensive coverage of the All-Star Game next week.
MLB’s Walking, Talking Conflict of Interest Bud Selig will make his first late night TV appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman next Monday.
That will do it for now. Back to work now.