As I’m quite full from Thanksgiving lunch and dinner, I’ll provide some links for you, sparse as they may be.
The terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India has caused ESPN some major problems as it was scheduled to air cricket tests this week and advertisers are nervous about the future.
Mickey Fufari of the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail says West Virginia will be part of next year’s 76 Classic in Anaheim which is owned by ESPN.
Ken Schott of the Schenectady Gazette is joining the call for the NFL to end the Detroit Lions’ Thanksgiving Day game tradition.
Keith Groller of the Allentown Morning Call talks about ESPN’s John Kruk’s visit to a medical clinic treating children with disabilities. In his blog, Keith delves further into his story.
Greg Jayne of The Columbian (WA) says despite some famous opponents, the Bowl Championship Series is here to stay thanks to ESPN.
Bob Fernandez of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes that Versus is doing all it can to spice up its programming.
Mike Reynolds from Multichannel News goes inside Showtime’s Inside the NFL.
Robert Seidman of TVbytheNumbers writes that the National Football League is squandering millions of dollars by putting its games on the NFL Network.
The Boston Herald’s Dan Ventura writes that the New England Patriots’ TV production arm, Kraft Sports Productions will produce six Eastern Massachusetts high school Super Bowl games on December 6 and will air on two different outlets.
Joe O’Neill of the Carrolwood (FL) News & Tribune says he will miss having Joe Magrane on Tampa Bay Rays telecasts.
From the Biz of Baseball, Maury Brown writes a fascinating article about spam sites that steal material from legitimate blogs to help sell all types of products. I’ve noticed that several sites are stealing material from Fang’s Bites.
From the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, sports business writer Sarah Talalay writes that the Florida Panthers are getting their act in on Black Friday.
I think I’ll stop there. If you’re going to get up early for Black Friday (and I don’t know why you would), have fun. I’ll be back with the Friday megalinks tomorrow.