Monthly Archives: March 2009

Saturday Links, Finally

It sucks when your day is planned for you and you find that you keep getting interrupted for silly little things. I’m at work again, stuck in the home office and trying to actually get work done and hoping to get a link or two in, but I’m finding it extremely difficult today. As I […]

Even For Blowout Friday, CBS' NCAA Tournament Ratings Are Up

I guess people want to watch college basketball this year. Even though three of its four games last night were massive blowouts, you still watched Friday’s Sweet Sixteen action in the NCAA Tournament. No wonder CBS execs are beating their chests outside their headquarters on West 57th Street in New York today. I even saw […]

Former President Clinton to Make His NCAA Tournament Picks on Sirius XM

Here’s a release from Sirius XM Radio concerning former President Bill Clinton making his brackets public today. FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON OFFERS HIS NCAA TOURNAMENT PICKS ON SIRIUS XM RADIO 42nd President of the United States talks college basketball on today’s edition of ‘60/20 Sports’ hosted by James Carville and Luke Russert Audio will be […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball NCAA Tournament (All games on CBS except where noted) noon windowSyracuse vs. Stephen F. Austin, 12:15 p.m.Oklahoma vs. Tennessee, 12:25 p.m.Kansas vs. North Dakota State, 12:30 p.m.Marquette vs. Utah State, 12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. windowArizona State vs. Temple, approximately 2:45 p.m.Pittsburgh vs. East Tennessee State, approximately 2:55 p.m.West Virginia vs. Dayton, approximately 3 […]

2009 NCAA Tournament 2nd Round Tip Times

Ok, this is directly from CBS Sports. Here are the tip times for Saturday’s and Sunday’s action. The matchups will be updated after Friday’s action. SATURDAY, MARCH 21 (1:00-10:00 PM, ET) Tip times subject to change 1:05 PM, Philadelphia, Villanova vs. UCLA, Dick Enberg/Jay Bilas 3:20 PM, Kansas City, Memphis vs. Maryland, Tim Brando/Mike Gminski […]

Various Press Releases

Here are some press releases that have come in over the day. This is going to be ESPN-heavy so be prepared. First, ESPN is moving Saturday’s heavyweight championship boxing title bout from ESPN2 to the lesser viewed ESPN Classic. ESPN Media Advisory: Live Klitschko-Gomez Fight Moved to ESPN Classic Saturday’s live telecast of the Vitali […]

Some More Thursday Links

Let’s give you some more links before they become out of date. Laura Petrecca of USA Today tells workers to watch the NCAA Tournament online in moderation. CNBC’s Darren Rovell can’t believe there’s an official ladder of the Final Four. Newsday’s Neil Best has a breakdown of where the NCAA Tournament games are going to. […]

First Impressions of March Madness on Demand

Checking out CBS’ March Madness on Demand, the video quality can be changed from Fair to Good to Better to Best. If you can watch the video in “Best” you truly get the “best” experience to watch the games. Microsoft Silverlight technology which was used for NBC’s video streaming of the Olympics as well as […]

Lost Season 5, Episode 10 Promo

Here’s the promo for next week’s episode and it also has some pictures from the set. I have no idea how the guy got them and I take no responsibility for them. I’m just posting the video. If I get another version of the promo, I’ll post it here. Last night’s episode showing that the […]

Just A Few Thursday Links

I’m rushing to finish a project before noon, 11, actually, so I really can’t provide extensive links. I’ll start with myself today. I have a column at Digital Sports Daily on what else? The NCAA Tournament. Ray Frager of the Baltimore Sun wants to know what’s the big deal about Suzy Kolber’s hair in HD? […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball NCAA Tournament (All games on CBS except where noted) noon windowLSU vs. Butler, 12:20 p.m.Memphis vs. Cal St. Northridge, 12:25 p.m.BYU vs. Texas A&M, 12:30 p.m. 2:30 windowPurdue vs. Northern Iowa, 2:30 p.m.North Carolina vs. Radford, approximately 2:50 p.m.Cal vs. Maryland, approximately 2:55 p.m.UConn vs. Chattanooga, approximately 3 p.m. 5 p.m. windowWashington vs. […]

Everybody Loves March Madness

Here’s what could happen to you if you don’t fill out your brackets by 12 p.m. ET on Thursday. Funny film by Make sure you fill your brackets. Enjoy the NCAA Tournament.

More Wednesday Links

I’ll provide some more links tonight. Newsday’s Neil Best says 1050 ESPN’s Michael Kay encouraged WFAN listeners to defect and come over to his station. The Nielsen Wire blog says advertisers for the NCAA Tournament really get a high return of investment from viewers. CNBC’s Darren Rovell says Reebok is celebrating the 20th anniversary of […]

Lost Season 5, Episode 9 Sneak Peek

Here are some videos of tonight’s episode directly from crackpot Kristin at E! Online. First, the landing of Ajira Airways flight 316. It did not crash! Next, Sawyer and Jin reunite with Jack The Whiner, Hurley and Kate, then Jin learns that Sun is on the island. Here, Jin runs into the jungle when he […]

Westwood One Radio's 2009 NCAA Tournament Announcers

I thank Matthew Hesselson at Westwood One Radio for getting these to me quite quickly. I have some news to break to you, but I’m going to bury the lead for a second here. First, here are the announcers for Westwood One for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. 1st/2nd Rounds—Thursday, March 19th and Saturday, March […]