Monthly Archives: March 2009

BREAKING NEWS: Westwood One Renews Deal with the NFL

Westwood One and the National Football League have announced a new two year deal for the broadcast radio rights. Going into the latest negotiation, ESPN Radio, the Content Factory and Sporting News Radio were all interested, but as Neil Best of Newsday quotes a Sports Business Daily report from John Ourand, the recent sale of […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball ACC TournamentVirginia Tech vs. Miami – Raycom, noonClemson vs. Georgia Tech – Raycom, 2:30 p.m.Maryland vs. NC State – ESPN2, 7 p.m.Boston College vs. Virginia – Raycom, 9:30 p.m. Atlantic 10 TournamentXavier vs. St. Louis – A10 Network, noonTemple vs. St. Joe’s – A10 Network, 2:30 p.m.URI vs. Duquense – A10 Network, 6:30 […]

TBS Announces Early Sunday Afternoon Baseball Schedule

TBS Sports has released its schedule for Sunday Afternoon Baseball for the first two months of the season. Sunday MLB on TBS” Returns on April 12th with Baseball’s Best Early schedule features 2008 ALCS re-match and multiple appearances by the Yankees, Red Sox, Mets and World Champion Phillies TBS announced today the first two months […]

Quickie Thursday Post

I’m on the road doing this from a McDonald’s that has wireless and my battery doesn’t have much power so I’ll do a few posts here and when I can sit down with AC/DC power, I’ll give you a more extensive update. By the way, thanks to Ed Berliner for having me on as a […]

Very Early Thursday Morning Update

I may not be able to blog on Thursday morning so I will give you this quickie update to get you by until the next post. Newsday’s Neil Best writes that’s resident crackpot Bill Simmons weighed in on the possibility of Max Kellerman moving to WFAN. CNBC’s Darren Rovell says the Horizon League Champion […]

A Major Character Death on Lost

As you’re aware, I am a fan of “Lost”, not as much as I am a fan of “24” or “The Amazing Race”, but as you know, I set aside time to watch it as it airs on Wednesday nights. Usually, I discount spoilers or don’t link to them, but when something major like this […]

Two More Press Releases

I have two more press releases for you. One has to deal with tonight’s viewing so I want to get this up before it’s too late. Golf Channel runs an interview with Tiger Woods on Golf Central. Tiger Woods Talks State of his Golf Game, Knee and Impact in Golf in Golf Central Interview GOLF […]

Listen to Fang's Bites

Tomorrow morning, you can listen to your humble blogger tomorrow morning (Thursday) on 790 The Ticket in Miami. The great Ed Berliner, the keeper of Stone Cold Sports (where I am a contributor), is subbing this week for host Sid Rosenberg during the morning shift. I’ll be on around 8:15 a.m. Head over and click […]

The Man Who Created "One Shining Moment" Has Passed

Just before we go into another March Madness and seeing another video rendition of “One Shining Moment” at the end of the Championship Game, we learn that the man responsible for creating the video has passed away. This from CBS Sports: CBS SPORTS FAMILY MOURNS LOSS OF CREATIVE DIRECTOR DOUG TOWEY Longtime Network Television Executive […]

Some Wednesday Press Releases

I’ll post some press release action for you now. Quite a few releases have flown into my inbox. Let’s start with CBS Sports. The main network and CBS College Sports will combine for coverage of the announcement of the 65 NCAA Tournament teams on Sunday. Plus, CBS is streaming its 6 p.m. show live across […]

Tiger Woods Coverage Starts Anew

With Tiger Woods participating in the WGC-CA Championship at the Blue Monster at Doral, coverage on the Golf Channel and NBC Sports will ramp up once again. First, Golf Channel will air Tiger’s press conference today live. Woods’ News Conference Live on GOLF CHANNEL Today at 1 p.m. ET Golf Central Pre Game Expands to […]

Some Wednesday Links

I give you some links today. I have to deal with work shit today and some other stuff so I’ll be short on the links. Michael McCarthy of USA Today says CBS’ Clark Kellogg gets a bigger platform as he moves from the studio to game analyst on the NCAA Tournament. Good post by SportsByBrooks […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College Basketball Big East TournamentDePaul vs. Providence – ESPN, noonSt. John’s vs. Marquette – ESPN, 2:30 p.m.West Virginia vs. Notre Dame – ESPN, 7 p.m.Seton Hall vs. Syracuse – ESPN, 9:30 p.m. Big Sky ChampionshipPortland State vs. Montana State – ESPN2, 10:30 p.m. Big 12 TournamentNebraska vs. Baylor – Big 12 Network, 12:30 p.m.Texas vs. […]

From MLB Network

A quick announcement from MLB Network…. IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… MLB NETWORK TO RE-AIR LAST NIGHT’S EXTRA-INNINGS VICTORY BY THE NETHERLANDS OVER THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC IN THE WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC Beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET this morning, MLB Network will air an encore presentation of last night’s thrilling 2-1 extra innings victory by The […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College BasketballWomen’s/Big Ten Tournament, Wisconsin vs. Northwestern – Big Ten Network, noonWomen’s/Big Ten Tournament, Indiana vs. Michigan – Big Ten Network, 2:30 p.m.Women’s/Big Ten Tournament, Penn State vs. Illinois – Big Ten Network, 5 p.m.Big South Tournament/Liberty vs. VMI – ESPNU, 6 p.m.St. Joseph’s at Temple – CBS College Sports, 7 p.m.Tennessee at South Carolina […]

Sirius XM to Carry College Conference Tournaments

When Sirius and XM merged late last year, this was one of the reasons why Sirius subscribers were so happy. Those of us on the Sirius side could listen to the NCAA Tournament, but we could not hear the major college conference tournaments, the ACC, Big East, Big 10, Big 12, Pac 10 and SEC […]

Thursday Morning Linkage

I have quite a few things to link to this morning. Let’s get to them without further delay. First, David Scott of Boston Sports Media Watch looks at the sudden closing of the Connecticut School of Broadcasting which boasts Artie Lange of the Howard Stern Show as an alum. My great friend, LC over at […]

Wednesday's Press Release Action

Now that I’ve come down from watching tonight’s great episode of “Lost” and tonight’s great episode of “Damages”, I can provide you with the press releases that hit my inbox. Regular readers should know that Mondays are reserved for “24, Wednesdays for “Lost” and “Damages”, Thursdays for “Hell’s Kitchen” and Sunday for “The Amazing Race” […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

College BasketballNorthwestern at Purdue – Big Ten Network, 6:30 p.m.DePaul at West Virginia – Big East Network/ESPN Plus, 7 p.m.Seton Hall at Louisville – Big East Network/ESPN Plus, 7 p.m.North Carolina at Virginia Tech – ESPN, 7 p.m.Boston College at NC State – ESPNU, 7 p.m.Marquette at Pittsburgh – ESPN2, 7:30 p.m.Memphis at Houston – […]

The Amazing Race 14 – Episode 4 Promo

We have our very first twist in the race. It’s the BLIND U-TURN. I have an idea what this means, but it’s only speculation at this point. Thanks to puddin at Reality Fan Forum for finding this promo. I like the twist. Looks like Mel & Mike were the ones who were U-Turned and were […]