Monthly Archives: February 2009

Press Releases That Should Be Read

I have a few releases for you to read today. First, the MLB Network has released its Grapefruit and Cactus League schedules. Overall, it will show 61 games, 45 of them live. This, I like. I do believe it will pick up the local broadcast of the games. MLB NETWORK TO BROADCAST 61 SPRING TRAINING […]

Primetime Viewing Picks

College BasketballPittsburgh at Providence – Big East Network/ESPN Plus, 7 p.m.Penn State at Ohio State – ESPN, 7 p.m.Syracuse at St. John’s – Big East Network/ESPN Plus, 7:30 p.m.Women’s/Pittsburgh at West Virginia – CBS College Sports, 8 p.m.TCU at New Mexico – the mtn., 8:30 p.m.Baylor at Iowa State – Big 12 Network/ESPN Plus, 9 […]

Tuesday's Linkage

Time for me to give you links. Got a late start so let’s get cracking on links. I do want to thank Peter Lukas of the Uni Watch blog for linking to my Peter Puck post yesterday. It brought me a lot of new traffic to Fang’s Bites and if you’re here due to Uni […]

Fang's Bites' Grade for 24, Season 7, Hour 10, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Opening sequence, Hillinger at the FBI monitors what’s going on for Dubaku and Erika confronts him – D. Agent Walker angry over being arrested and losing Marika – B. Dubaku now has Marika – A. Marika believes Dubaku???? What is that???? – FFFFFFFFFFF Walker and Jack are freed – A. Jack and Walker take off […]

The Amazing Race 14 – Episode 3 Extended Promo

Here’s an extended at next week’s episode. We have the teams doing a gymnastics task, Brad & Victoria missing a flight, Cara & Jaime with a taxi driver from hell, Amanda & Kris losing their passports (what???) and Tammy & Victor fighting. An action-packed episode for sure. The Amazing Race is on Sundays at 8 […]

World Baseball Classic Rosters Announced Tonight

The MLB Network will be announcing the rosters for the World Baseball Classic which begins next week. MLB NETWORK TO BROADCAST WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC TONIGHT ROSTER SPECIALON FEBRUARY 24 AT 6:00 P.M. ET Broadcast to Include Interviews with Team USA Member David Wright,Team Dominican Republic Member David Ortiz, Team Venezuela Member Magglio Ordoñez and Former […]

Primetime Viewing Picks

College BasketballLouisville at Georgetown – ESPN, 7 p.m.Morgan State at Hampton – ESPNU, 7 p.m.Kansas at Oklahoma – ESPN, 9 p.m.Alabama State at Alcorn State – ESPNU, 9 p.m. NBABoston at Denver – Comcast SportsNet New England, 9 p.m.Atlanta at Utah – NBA TV, 9 p.m. NHLSan Jose at Dallas – Versus/TSN2, 8 p.m.NHL On […]

Monday's Back to Work Links

First, I’m happy to have my internet back at work. It only took three work days to solve the problem, but I have to thank the girl, Nancy from Verizon for helping me out. One of the best tech support people I have ever dealt with. The people last week who were supposed to call […]

Eck Gets More Work on TBS

Turner Sports has announced one of the best baseball studio analysts, Dennis Eckersley is going to get some more work on TBS this season. Eck does a great job on NESN on Red Sox broadcasts and got national exposure last season during TBS’ postseason coverage. He’ll work game broadcasts this season. Turner Sports Inks MLB […]

The Amazing Race 14 – Your Target Is Your Partner's Face

We start in Stechelberg, Switzerland the pitstop for the first leg of in a race around the world. From the open, we learn of the massive respect the other teams have for Margie & Luke. Tammy calls her “the bionic woman” and says Luke, the race’s first deaf contestant “very observant”. All of teams say […]

Fang's Bites Musical Interlude – Live

This is one of my favorite 1990′s bands. Their CD, Throwing Copper, is one of the best I have ever listened to from beginning to end. So I’ll give you three or four songs from Live. Great songs. And when DirecTV played one of their recent concerts in Amsterdam, I was reminded how much I […]

Links on a Rainy Sunday

It may not be raining where you are, but it is in Southern New England. Such a drab day, but it’s time for linkage so let’s get to it. Newsday’s Neil Best goes over his week in blogging. Over to the New York Post’s Phil Mushnick who says Bruce Springsteen handled a ticket reselling scheme […]

Videos of the Week – Peter Puck

Since last week was the debut of “The Adventures of Digger and Friends” on Fox’s NASCAR coverage, let’s go to one of the cartoons that probably started this whole Fox trend of using animated characters to help promote its sports properties. As a kid, I got to watch Peter Puck when NBC had the NHL […]

It's A Saturday Link Thing

Let’s give you some links on this Saturday. I have some work to do, but I’ll get the linkage out of the way first. Rarely do I start the links with Barry Horn, but I’m going to today. He writes in his weekly column that the NFL is back with the Scouting Combine, all of […]

David Ortiz Addresses Relationship with Banned Trainer

On Comcast SportsNet New England’s Sports Tonight program from Fort Myers, FL, Red Sox Designated Hitter David Ortiz talked with hosts Gary Tanguay and Michael “Tootsie” Felger. He addressed a New York Daily News report that he was linked to Alex Rodriguez trainer Angel Presinal who has been banned from all MLB clubhouses. As you […]