Monthly Archives: July 2009

Press Releases That Are Here For You to Read

I have some press releases that are left over from Tuesday so let’s post them so I can sleep. Starting with, the website has a weeklong series devoted to five players hoping to make the grade. NFL.COM’S ON THE FRINGE PROFILES THE JOURNEY OF FIVE PLAYERS FIGHTING FOR AN NFL ROSTER SPOT Training Camp […]

When A Tweet Is Not A Tweet

Tonight as Red Sox fans were ready to watch the Jim Rice retirement ceremony at Fenway Park, there was a buzz on the internet after

MLB Network Covers the Trade Deadline Plus One More Thing

As a virus and a worm get spread on Twitter, I’ll give you a post where I feel it’s at least somewhat safe. One press release from MLB Network and another from MLB Network says it will devote all day Friday to the Trading Deadline. MLB NETWORK TO AIR 15 HOURS OF LIVE TRADE […]

Our Tuesday Links

I have work to do so I’m going to go through the links as quickly as I can so I can free myself up for work throughout the day. And for some reason, I’m craving chicken salad for lunch. To the links. In case you didn’t see the totally bizarre press conference in which Mets […]

A Couple of Things for You

I have a leftover press release from last night plus a viewing reminder for tonight. First, ESPN2 carries the MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday. 2009 MLS All-Star Game Wednesday on ESPN2 Landon Donovan and MLS’s Best vs. English Premier League’s Everton FC First MLS All-Star Event at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah ESPN2 will […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

MLB American LeagueOakland at Red Sox – Comcast SportsNet California/NESN, 7 p.m.Kansas City at Baltimore – Fox Sports Kansas City/MASN2, 7 p.m.New York Yankees at Tampa Bay – WWOR/Fox Sports Florida, 7 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Minnesota – Comcast SportsNet Chicago/Fox Sports North, 8 p.m.Detroit at Texas – Fox Sports Detroit/Fox Sports Southwest, 8 p.m.Cleveland […]

Even More Monday Links

We have a bunch of links this evening and let’s get to them before I start watching Weeds on Showtime. Chad Finn of the Boston Globe gives his impressions on NESN’s Jim Rice who finally got into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Neil Best of Newsday notes that Mets GM Omar Minaya called out a […]

MLB Network Announces Live Games Through August 8

This is MLB Network’s schedule for Thursday and Saturday Night Baseball through 08/08/09. MLB NETWORK ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE OF LIVE GAMES THROUGH AUGUST 8 Games to air on “Thursday Night Baseball” and “Saturday Night Baseball” as American League and National League Postseason Races Heat Up Secaucus, N.J., July 27, 2009 – MLB Network today announced its […]

More Monday Links

Some links on a Monday. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch talks with several members of the Baseball Writers Association of America who are in favor of making their votes public. Mike Reynolds of Multichannel News says NBC Universal pans to make its rarely seen mun2 channel available on August 12 for free just in time for […]

Some Monday Press Releases to Post

I’ll provide some press releases while I can. Here’s the interview CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta conducted with Lance Armstrong. This interview aired on today’s edition of American Morning. In an interview that aired on today’s American Morning, CNN’s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta spoke exclusively with seven-time Tour de France winner Lance […]

Back to the Grind Links

As many of you return to work today, time for some linkage. Starting with USA Today’s Michael Hiestand, he says ESPN will conduct an announcing experiment during tonight’s Dodgers-Cardinals game. Mike Freeman from, who wrote a book about problems at ESPN, writes that ESPN has put together a list of 100 banned reporters in […]

Primetime & Late Night Viewing Picks

GolfPGA Tour/Canadian Open, final round – Golf Channel, 2:30 p.m. MLB American LeagueOakland at Red Sox – Comcast SportsNet California/NESN, 7 p.m.Kansas City at Baltimore – Fox Sports Kansas City/MASN2, 7 p.m.New York Yankees at Tampa Bay – YES/Fox Sports Florida, 7 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Minnesota – WCIU/Fox Sports North, 8 p.m.Detroit at Texas […]

Some More Sunday Links

Here are some more links on this Sunday as I try to watch True Blood and not get attracted to Anna Paquin. Ever since I saw her in “The Piano”, I never gave her a thought as she was only a kid. Then I saw her in “Almost Famous” and couldn’t believe how much she […]

A Few Sunday Links

Well, with the entire fam getting together for the first time since Christmas time, I won’t be around much today so I’m trying to sneak a blog post in. Just a reminder that there is some breaking news on the Boston sports radio front and head to the Fang’s Bites page at Boston Sports Media […]

Videos of the Week – Tour de France

As the Tour de France ends today, I thought I would take a look back at how the Tour was covered on US TV some two decades ago. Thanks to Lance Armstrong, the popularity of the Tour has led to wall-to-wall coverage on Versus. When CBS had the exclusive rights, it would only show coverage […]