I’ll give you some links on this Wednesday morning.
Sean Gregory of Time says tonight’s Game 7 between Pittsburgh and Washington should be a great event, but will be sparsely watched because it’s on Versus. I could not agree more.
Neil Best before he became a media writer also spent some time in the press room.
Neil talks about the empty seat issue at Yankee Stadium. Neil also writes about the memorabilia sale from the old Yankee Stadium. Neil says the Yankees won’t allow fans to go to the Legend Suite area before the game to get players autographs, something that was allowed in the old place. Neil has a transcript of his talk with a Yankee official on this.
More stuff from Newsday, Ken Davidoff recaps Roger Clemens’ appearance on ESPN Radio yesterday.
David Hinckley of the New York Daily News writes about Spike Lee’s overindulgent movie on Kobe Bryant.
Ray Frager of the Sports Media Journal shares a story of a Dallas sportswriting legend.
Ken Schott from the Schenectady Gazette says the Preakness Stakes will be covered on radio this Saturday.
Laura Nachman lists the Philly sports radio personalities who have made the big step to TV.
Ron Green of the Charlotte Observer feels David Feherty’s misstep should not hurt his TV career.
Eric Deggans of the St. Petersburg Times writes that a local TV news anchor returns to his sports roots.
Walt Belcher of the Tampa Tribune also looks at the station’s reorganization of its sports department.
Andrea Adelson of the Orlando Sentinel talks with ESPN College Gameday analyst Desmond Howard about Florida coach Urban Meyer.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News says the Mavs’ ratings are slowly inching up in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
David Woods from the Indianapolis Star says Olympic sports are getting TV coverage thanks to Universal Sports.
Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press looks at a local professor who heads up FSN’s Sport Science’s experiments.
Tom Daykin of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the local ESPN Radio affiliates are moving their headquarters.
Ed Sherman of Crain’s Chicago Business says the Blackhawks’ decision to allow home TV broadcasts is now paying off.
Bill Dwyre of the Los Angeles Times writes tennis analyst John McEnroe is a great ambassador for the sport. Very true.
Scott Wolf from the Los Angeles Daily News writes that the host of a soccer radio show got into trouble for making remarks about a British tragedy.
Artie Gigantino of the San Francisco Chronicle writes that TNT’s NBA coverage is first-rate.
John Ryan from the San Jose Mercury News writes that Comcast and Dish Network came to an agreement on A’s games.
Chris Zelkovich of the Toronto Star wonders what happened to a Gol TV commentator.
Thomas Umstead of Multichannel News writes that TNT won last week’s cable primetime ratings thanks to the NBA Playoffs.
Kevin Downey of the Media Life Magazine talks about the increasing ratings, small as they are on Versus, for the NHL.
MASN is doing a casting call for Orioles and Nationals fans to be in a commercial.
Steve Lepore from Puck The Media tells us that once again, the NHL has two Games 7 scheduled within an hour of each other on Thursday.
Those are your links for today.