Let’s do linkage for today. Lots of stuff to get to.
My back is killing me today. I slept on my side the other night and now, my upper back is hurting like an MF’er. I couldn’t sleep last night and I just got up at 5 a.m. No choice.
Doing your links now.
Reid Cherner of USA Today says the NFL Hall of Fame induction ceremonies could have used a time limit.
Forbes Magazine conducts an interview with New York Daily News publisher Mort Zuckerman who talks about the newspaper industry and suggests that sports betting be allowed at newspaper websites.
Incoming ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter pays tribute to SI’s Peter King on his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s writers wing.
SportsbyBrooks reports that Jay The Rat Mariotti will join the Chicago Tribune on September 1.
Phil Mushnick from the New York Post can’t get enough of steroids mentions when it comes to David Ortiz.
CNBC’s Darren Rovell is going to be closely watching a horse sale that’s taking place at Saratoga tonight and tomorrow.
Pete Dougherty of the Albany Times Union says Jets fans will be able to see all of the team’s exhibition games this month.
Kevin McNamara of the Providence Journal says the Big East is looking to eliminate the byes from its basketball tournament to attract ESPN. The network did not air the first day due to the byes for the first four teams.
Iliana Limon of the Orlando Sentinel says Conference USA’s upcoming TV negotiations will be key to the conference’s survival.
Rodney Page of the St. Petersburg Times reviews the weekend in televised sports.
The Dallas Morning News’ Barry Horn offers a Happy Anniversary to local sports personality Norm Hitzges.
Ed Sherman from Crain’s Chicago Business wonders if advertising on practice jerseys is just the beginning of more revenue streams for the NFL.
Dusty Saunders in the Denver Post says the local CBS affiliate sold plenty of advertising for its Broncos-centric programming.
Chris Zelkovich of the Toronto Star likes the CFL on TSN studio crew.
Bruce Dowbiggin of the Toronto Globe and Mail says TSN should have delved further into the concussion issue during a CFL game on Saturday.
David Tanklefsky of Broadcasting & Cable writes that Twitter can help the media, but also scoop it as well.
The Rookies blog wonders about Linda Cohn constant Tweeting and blogging despite ESPN’s new social networking policy.
The Sports Media Journal’s Keith Thibeault didn’t like Deadspin’s publishing the Josh Hamilton pictures over the weekend.
From the Sports PR blog, Christy Hammond looks into how Twitter made the news with ESPN and the NFL last week.
The Arena analyzes what ESPN should do and will do when it comes to Twitter.
The Sports Media Watch reviews what happened last week in a very good video.
Steve Dittmore from the University of Arkansas isn’t too keen on Tulsa bidding for the 2020 Olympics.
Here’s the latest edition of The Five hosted by Kristine Leahy on WEEI.com.
That’s all for now.