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 Michael Chang’s victory at the French Open. Darren says Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester can still be a marketable commodity despite being replaced on kickoff returns last season. Darren tells us that the IRS is taking a closer look at athletes’ expenses. And Darren notes that a website is offering $100 million for a perfect NCAA Tournament bracket.
Ken McMillan of the Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record tells you how you can access the NCAA Tournament on radio in New York and via computer.
Dave Hughes in the Baltimore-centric Press Box site writes about a local sports radio host who was let go last week, plus more media news and notes.
Eric Benderoff of the Chicago Tribune writes that March Madness on Demand is a huge hit for CBS.
The Big Lead breaks news that Screamin’ Gus Johnson got arrested in Memphis hours before calling the Conference USA Championship early Saturday morning.
Steve Lepore at Puck The Media has found the last two flex games for NBC’s NHL Game of the Week.
Maury Brown in his Biz of Hockey blog says the NHL has launched a digital media site to celebrate Martin Brodeur’s 552nd career victory.
At the Biz of Baseball, Maury says Gameday Audio will be a part of the iPhone’s MLB At-Bat app.
LC at 38 Cliches blasts the MLB Network for its telecast of last night’s Puerto Rico-USA game and this time, I agree with him.
The Royals and Fox Sports Kansas City have announced the High Def TV schedule.
Joe Favorito says MLS is ready to grow in the sluggish economy thanks to its lean business model.
That will do it for now.