Time for some linkage today.
Since we burned up our server with yesterday’s picture of ESPN’s Erin Andrews in a hot dress (thank you, Jimmy Traina of Sports Illustrated), we have an entire gallery of Erin in hot dresses as she was in Los Angeles yesterday (again thank you, Jimmy). If you scroll down today’s edition of Jimmy’s Hot Clicks at SI.com, you’ll see Heather Graham wearing that same dress.
If you want more Erin news, Mike Snider and Brett Molina of USA Today’s Game Hunters blog talk with EA about her being featured in a video game for EA Sports.
Newsday’s Neil Best has Erin talking to TMZ.com about her getting a ball to the chin at the Dodgers-Mets game last week.
That’s your Erin fix for the day. Now on to other links.
Michael Hiestand of USA Today says don’t get up late otherwise you might miss something during the Open Championship.
ESPN Plus, ESPN’s syndication arm for various conferences including the SEC, has relaunched its website today to include its schedule for SEC football.
Jessica Heslam of the Boston Herald says WEEI and WBZ-FM stand to split advertising dollars for the sports listening audience.
Evans Clinchy of NESN.com reviews the HBO Ted Williams documentary.
Here’s Kristine Leahy and the latest edition of “The Five” at WEEI.com.
Richard Sandomir of the New York Times says Ted’s daughter, Claudia, was a standout in the HBO documentary.
Laura Nachman recalls one funny story from the new Harry Kalas book that’s now available.
Dick Jerardi of the Philadelphia Daily News his colleague, sports curmudgeon Bill Conlin will be inducted into the city’s Sports Hall of Fame.
Jim Williams of the Washington Examiner says you have to get up early if you want to catch the Open Championship this week.
Jon Solomon from the Birmingham (AL) News writes that Fox Sports Net has signed a syndication deal with ESPN Regional TV to carry seven SEC football games for three of its regional networks in the conference footprint.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News says the June ratings f0r the city’s sports radio station are another version of wash, rinse, repeat. Barry says Dallas-Fort Worth just doesn’t seem to care about the MLB All-Star Game.
Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recaps Green Bay Packer WR Donald Driver’s interview on Sirius NFL Radio on Wednesday.
Diane Pucin of the Los Angeles Times says athletes and actors like hanging out together for a certain awards show that I try to ignore.
Bruce Dowbiggin of the Toronto Globe and Mail talks about NBC renewing its rights deal with the NHL for the next two seasons.
The Associated Press reports that ESPN and Sky Sports have picked up the rights to air the Scottish Premier League in both the UK and Ireland. This month, ESPN has been picking up soccer TV rights in the UK this month establishing its presence with a giant boot.
Chris Byrne of Eye on Sports Media says a Comcast Sports Southeast producer is recovering from injuries suffered from a car accident.
A couple of things from The Big Lead. There’s a preliminary report on a certain awards show that I often try to ignore. Apparently, the US-Mexico World Cup qualifying match next month will be seen only on Univision.
I think that will conclude the links for now.