My computer problems aren’t fixed, but I did steal my mother’s Mac from her house (don’t worry, she has another computer, she’s not using the Mac).
I’ll give you some links tonight. Not a whole lot, but enough for a nice update.
Starting with Newsday’s Neil Best, he transcribes a conversation between WFAN’s Mike Francesa and a regular caller who rips regular station contributor Jon Heyman.
From the New York Times, Jack Bell writes in the Goal blog that ESPN/ABC has finally found a voice for MLS and he was right under their nose all along.
Carolyn Giardina of the Hollywood Reporter tells us that the NFL is going 3D for its December 4 game between San Diego and Oakland.
Ben Grossman of Broadcasting & Cable has NFL Commish Roger Goodell saying that the NFL Playoffs are not following the BCS’ lead and going to cable.
Rachel Cohen of the Associated Press writes that the NFL has quietly changed its policy allowing cable systems carrying the over-the-air station that is simulcasting an NFL Network game to show it without having to black it out.
Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions have been given an extension to sell out Thursday’s game against Tennessee.
Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star recaps Dick Vitale’s induction into the College Basketball Hall of Fame over the weekend.
Randy Covitz of the Star talks with Billy Packer who was also inducted into the Hall with Vitale.
Mike Campbell of the Anchorage (AK) Daily News says despite not having ESPN airing the Great Alaska Shootout this year for the first time since 1985, the tournament is finding ways to get TV coverage across the Lower 48 States.
I could not find this article for the Friday megalinks, but somehow, I found it today. Doug Nye from The State says South Carolinians are blacked out from watching the Charlotte Bobcats.
Stuart Miller of Multichannel News writes that online streaming is giving fans and sports leagues more options.
Jeff Lee of the Vancouver Sun says there’s a debate brewing over the use of streaming video and the internet to deliver news from the Olympics.
Dan Caesar of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch a new sports radio station has tapped an anchor from Fox Sports Midwest to join its lineup.
AHN talks about MLB becoming the last of the big four sports leagues to launch a TV network of its own.
Roger van der Horst of the Raleigh (NC) News & Observer says the dispute between MASN and Time Warner Cable is leaving plenty of MLB fans in the dark in the Triangle.
And that will do for tonight.