I’ll give some linkage tonight before I sleep.
Newsday’s Neil Best reports that CBS Sports reporter Sam Ryan is giving up her gig as sports anchor at WCBS-TV in New York to focus on her national duties.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell says there will be a lot of pressure on Michael Vick to say the right thing during his Friday press conference to announce his signing with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Darren wonders how many NFL blackouts there will be this season.
Pete Dougherty from the Albany Times Union says Golf Channel will leave coverage of the Solheim Cup for two hours next Friday due to PGA Tour commitments.
The great Keith Thibeault of the Sports Media Journal continues his series of interview with NFL play-by-play men and the latest talk is with legendary New Orleans Saints voice Jim Henderson.
Ray Frager writing for the SMJ has some inside stuff on the first season of HBO’s Hard Knocks which focused on the Baltimore Ravens.
Tim Lemke of the Washington Times notes that a big tenant is signing up to lease space near the Nationals ball park.
John Kiesewetter of the Cincinnati Enquirer says one cable provider is pulling the plug on running Hard Knocks because of the language. I just shake my head. It’s HBO, not ESPN.
Diane Pucin of the Los Angeles Times writes that the Clippers are changing radio stations for next season.
Thomas Umstead of Multichannel News says Roku is becoming a content provider player by nabbing the MLB.TV subscription package.
The Sports Media Watch says the Phillies set another ratings record for Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.
Steve Lepore at Puck the Media looks for clues at the Versus schedule by checking at the Columbus Blue Jackets TV grid.
The 38 Cliches blog notes that WEEI’s Dale Arnold was in the Red Sox radio booth on Wednesday but he wasn’t there to call the game.
The great Amanda Bruno of Batter-up with Bruno caught an addition error on MLB.com on Thursday.
Sumner Widoes of Sports Fan Live wraps up his extensive interview with ESPN’s Kenny Mayne.
That will include the late night linkage. Get ready for the regular Friday features. Lots of stuff coming.